SCC instructor earns doctorate

SCC instructor earns doctorate

Surry Community College English Instructor Kathleen Fowler of Westfield recently earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in English from the University...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tomato Wars of 2016

Tomato Wars of 2016

The tomato wars of 2016 have begun.Recently, Larry Patterson brought one of his prize tomatoes to the offices of The Mount Airy News. It is a Burpee S...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Beekeepers Association receives gift

Beekeepers Association receives gift

At the Surry County Beekeepers Association (SCBA) July meeting, Blue Ridge Bee Supply presented the group with a four-frame honey extractor for use by...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Beulah Dog Show announces winners

Beulah Dog Show announces winners

The Beulah 4-H Club held the annual club pet show on July 14 at Beulah Methodist Church. Five members showed their pets. These members and pets won th...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Mary Jo’s Kids tour Hyannis

Mary Jo’s Kids tour Hyannis

Over the years (since 1982), Mary Jo’s After School Children have taken many educational trips. Among these trips have been ones to Washington, ...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 3rd, 2016. |  


Alleghany Fiddlers Convention names winners

Alleghany Fiddlers Convention names winners

The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention had 197 individuals and 27 bands competing in Sparta on July 15-16, including junior and senior old time and ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Surry Saddles clean up trash

Surry Saddles clean up trash

Surry Saddles, a local horse-focused 4-H Club with kids aged nine to 16, recently spent some time doing clean-up work.On Saturday July 2, members of t...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 51 SCC Students

Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 51 SCC Students

Fifty-one students were inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi, Surry Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recent...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Bennett graduates

Bennett graduates

Victoria Lane Bennett, a 2011 Patrick County graduate, graduated from Radford University on May 7 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Recreation, Pa...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Bennett graduates Airborne school

Bennett graduates Airborne school

James Darron Bennett Jr., a 2015 graduate of Patrick County High School in Stuart, Virginia, has completed U. S. Army Basic Training and AIT as Horizo...

July 6th, 2016 |