Gomer Pyle’s ‘Duke’ returns to Mayberry Days

Gomer Pyle’s ‘Duke’ returns to Mayberry Days

Ronnie Schell is appearing at several events throughout Mayberry Days.Schell began his affiliation with Mayberry while he was in his second year of fi...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Mayberry Days off to rousing start

Mayberry Days off to rousing start

The annual Emmett Golf Tournament kicked of Mayberry Days Thursday morning at Cross Creek Country Club, with proceeds from the tournament benefiting t...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Jones Intermediate is among top schools

Jones Intermediate is among top schools

Jones Intermediate school was recently recognized by the state for being in the top 10 elementary schools for academic growth in the 2014-15 school ye...

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


Fourth graders get jolting demonstration

Fourth graders get jolting demonstration

Copeland Elementary’s fourth grade students were given a high voltage safety demonstration by Surry-Yadkin EMC recently.Adam Martin, public info...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Despite weather, college fair draws crowd

Despite weather, college fair draws crowd

Despite damp and rainy weather, a number of area high school juniors and seniors participated in a college fair Monday at Surry Community College.Stud...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus Sept. 24-30

School Lunch Menus Sept. 24-30

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday —Bag LunchChicken Filet SandwichCarrot Sticks w/ RanchAppleChipsMilkFriday — No SchoolMonday ̵...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


SCC receives $15,000 donations for machinery program

SCC receives $15,000 donations for machinery program

The Gene Haas Foundation recently gave $15,000 to Surry Community College to support scholarships for CNC, or computerized numeric control, machinist ...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


Parents charged in school gun incident

Parents charged in school gun incident

The parents of a Cedar Ridge Elementary School student have been charged after their child pulled a gun from his book bag while on a county school bus...

September 18th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


Hospital board approves Solarium study

Northern Hospital of Surry County approved the preliminary study for the construction of a solarium.The proposed project concept is for the hospital t...

September 16th, 2015 |  


School lunch menus

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday —Spaghetti w/ Garlic Toast Or Sloppy JoeRomaine Salad w/ Tomatoes, Green PeasDiced PearsMilkFriday ̵...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Teacher assistants, driver’s ed funded

Local educators received some good news this week when state legislators announced the overdue state budget will include money to fully fund teaching ...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


$40,000 raised in foundation golf tourney

$40,000 raised in foundation golf tourney

Surry County Schools Educational Foundation raised more than $40,000 at its annual Golf Tournament for the Surry County Education Foundation recentlyT...

September 15th, 2015 |  


History talks opens with Fort Dobbs discussion

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History kicked off its Fall History Talk Saturday with Fort Dobbs site manager Scott Douglas as guest speaker.‘...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Locals enjoy learning of agriculture

Locals enjoy learning of agriculture

DOBSON — Celebrating Agriculture is what happened Saturday at Fisher River Park in Dobson. Locals who live in Surry County, and others born here...

September 13th, 2015 |  


County schools name employee of the month

County schools name employee of the month

The first 2015-16 employee of the month for Surry County Schools is Delana Shockley, finance officer, from Gentry Middle School, according to a recent...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Area schools outpacing state scores

Surry County Schools and Mount Airy City schools continued to outpace the rest of the state in academic achievement last school year, according to the...

September 12th, 2015 |  


City, county grad rates above state average

Graduation rates are the highest in state history for the 2014-15 school year, and while local school systems aren’t necessarily kings of the hi...

September 11th, 2015 |  


County extension celebrating agriculture

Surry Center’s annual Celebrating Agriculture event will be held Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. This event is held every year on the second Saturday ...

September 10th, 2015 |  


County schools eye change in testing

Surry County Schools Board of Education discussed two schools that would be a part of a Proof of Concept study organized by North Carolina to eliminat...

September 9th, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus Sept. 10 – 16

School Lunch Menus Sept. 10 – 16

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast Or Pork Chop SandwichRomaine Salad w/ Tomatoes, Green PeasFruited JelloMilkFri...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Students share experience of trip to China

Students share experience of trip to China

Four students from Mount Airy High school shared the experience they had on a summer educational trip to China.Randall Simmons, Spencer Griffin, Austi...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Dobson Elementary held its second Parade of Success for the town of Dobson. Students line up with sign and banners in preparation to walk in the Parad...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Resident accuses officials of dirty dealings

Monday evening local resident Allen Poindexter told Surry County Commissioners that he is concerned about $50,000 in raises to four Surry County Sheri...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Church holding conference at amphitheatre

A local family, working with their church, is holding a family worship conference Saturday at the Blackmon Amphitheatre in Mount Airy. The conference ...

June 26th, 2015 |  


Park offering two family events today

Park offering two family events today

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June 12th, 2015 |