Course to examine the world since 1945

Course to examine the world since 1945

Among the offerings for the spring semester at Surry Community College the social science course HIS 163: The World Since 1945, led by Instructor Drew...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


‘Magic Tree House’ opens Dec. 9

‘Magic Tree House’ opens Dec. 9

The Surry Arts Council will present “Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens JR.,” on Dec. 9 and 10 at 3 p.m. at the Andy Griffith ...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Seniors need Santa, too

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Voce concert is Dec. 4

Members of Voce are busy rehearsing in preparation for the upcoming Holiday concert, “Christmas with Friends,” which will include some fam...

November 30th, 2017 |  


SCC students visit farm, garden

SCC students visit farm, garden

Students studying horticulture at Surry Community College recently visited North Carolina A&T’s University Farm and the Paul J. Ciener Botan...

November 30th, 2017 |  


SCC opens care closet for students, staff

Surry Community College recently opened a Care Closet on campus in Dobson to assist students, staff and faculty members in need.The Surry Community Co...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Two dead in Elkin area accidents

Two highway deaths were reported in Surry County over the weekend — one the result of a Thanksgiving Day wreck, the other when a body was discov...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Dailey & Vincent coming to Earle

Dailey & Vincent coming to Earle

Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent will be bringing their show to Mount Airy next month with an appearance at the Historic Earle Theatre.The two are Gran...

November 27th, 2017 |  


GOP party sees record fundraiser

GOP party sees record fundraiser

The Surry County Republican Party recently held a dinner and cash award fundraiser that featured an appearance by North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwel...

November 27th, 2017 |  


College names Ambassadors

College names Ambassadors

Surry Community College has recently recognized six students for serving in the school’s Ambassador Scholars Program.“The Surry Community ...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Pilot students learn of Native Americans

Pilot students learn of Native Americans

Brett Butler from the organization @Fieldtripsdelivered recently visited Pilot Mountain Elementary School to teach students about Native American life...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Franklin students pack 30 Christmas boxes

Franklin students pack 30 Christmas boxes

Franklin Elementary School students recently put together more than two dozen gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child, with contents they donated to ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Gingercookie workshop sweetens holidays

Gingercookie workshop sweetens holidays

The Surry Arts Council’s annual Gingercookie House Workshop will be held on Friday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre, below ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Sechrist

PINNACLE — James Quentin Sechrist, Sr., age 82, of Pinnacle, died, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Woltz Hospice Home. He was born on Jan. 29, 1935,...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Credit union awards scholarships to two

Credit union awards scholarships to two

Two Surry Community College students were recently awarded the People Helping People scholarship established by the State Employees’ Credit Unio...

November 20th, 2017 |  


‘Nutcracker’ coming to Mount Airy stage

‘Nutcracker’ coming to Mount Airy stage

One of the most familiar holiday stage productions will be performed at The Andy Griffith Playhouse in December, when the New York’s Ballet for ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Chapman joins Novant Health Surry

Chapman joins Novant Health Surry

Dr. Jennifer Chapman has joined Novant Health Surry Medical Associates in Mount Airy, and started this fall. She specializes in family medicine, and i...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Shannon Kynn Lovette, age...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy, Chinese students keep in touch

Mount Airy, Chinese students keep in touch

A group of Mount Airy High School students recently made an early morning of it — being at their school ready go to by 6:45 a.m.The reason for t...

November 15th, 2017 |  


FFA students attend national convention

FFA students attend national convention

The North Surry FFA Chapter, led by Michael Culler, returned recently from a five-day trip to Indianapolis, Indiana to take part in the National FFA C...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Dobson students learn about pumpkins

Dobson students learn about pumpkins

The kindergarten students at Dobson Elementary School recently arrived at school to learn they had become parents of baby pumpkins.The week was design...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Program drives home safe driving needs

Program drives home safe driving needs

Surry Central High School recently hosted the VIP for VIP’s program based in Guilford County, a program aimed at teaching teens to be careful an...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Dobson holding Vet Breakfast Saturday

DOBSON — Local veterans will have a number of different ceremonies and activities to attend Saturday to honor their service to America.And each ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


HOSA club holds blood drive, theme week

HOSA club holds blood drive, theme week

The Mount Airy High School’s HOSA Club hosted its annual Fall Blood Drive recently in the school’s gymnasium. To help celebrate and promot...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Two arrested in heirloom theft

Two arrested in heirloom theft

DOBSON — Surry County authorities made a Halloween arrest that might make someone’s Christmas a little merrier this year.Michael Jason Cum...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Toys for Tots effort in full swing

Toys for Tots effort in full swing

Toys for Tots Collection boxes started popping up at various retails and businesses throughout Mount Airy — as well as showing up in Dobson, Pil...

November 7th, 2017 |  


White Plains students visit city

White Plains students visit city

Kindergarten classes from White Plains Elementary School recently took in the sights of Mount Airy, touring several facilities in the city.The student...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Author, lecturer to discuss Andy Griffith

Author, lecturer to discuss Andy Griffith

A scholar and former university teacher will be visiting Mount Airy to talk about the city’s most well-known son, Andy Griffith, when he present...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Easter picked for new county role

DOBSON — Johnny Easter has been promoted to a new position with Surry County government, overseeing a new department.As part of approving the 20...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Northern scores another A rating

Northern scores another A rating

Northern Hospital of Surry County recently received an “A” rating for patient safety from a national watchdog group, the seventh consecuti...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Easter earns specialist designation

Easter earns specialist designation

Kody Easter of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Mount Airy has achieved the professional designation of Accredited Asset Management Special...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Jackie Dean Wilmoth, age ...

November 5th, 2017 |  


14 graduate SCC truck school

14 graduate SCC truck school

Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 14th graduation ceremony on Oct. 10 at The Yadkin Center, Yadkinville.“One hundred...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Copeland students say no to bullying

Copeland students say no to bullying

Students at Copeland Elementary School recently recognized and brought awareness to Bully Prevention.Students and staff were encouraged to wear orange...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Write a novel in a month?

Writing a novel can be a daunting task, sometimes taking months, even years, to complete.For writers looking to move their work into a higher gear, No...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Guitar auction set for tonight

Guitar auction set for tonight

What has become a popular annual event will be utilizing a new twist today when Mount Airy Downtown Inc. hosts the Guitar Crawl Auction at Old North S...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Three receive Bledsoe scholarships

Three receive Bledsoe scholarships

Surry Community College recently established the Dr. Randy Bledsoe Scholarship and awarded three students with funds for the 2017-2018 academic year.T...

November 1st, 2017 |  


SCC offering free workshops for jobless

Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in November. No advance registration is...

October 31st, 2017 |  


SCC event was simply Spooktacular!

SCC event was simply Spooktacular!

The campus of Surry Community College was flooded with everything from monsters to princesses on the evening of Oct. 24 as the college’s Student...

October 31st, 2017 updated: October 31st, 2017. |  


Students design ‘wax museum’ displays

Students design ‘wax museum’ displays

White Plains Elementary School fourth graders were so interested in the book “Jack Adrift,” read by their teacher, Ashley Snow, that they ...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Wind creates scattered power outages

High wind caused some scattered power outages throughout Surry County, and a handful of electric customers were still without power late Monday aftern...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Military News

Military News

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary A. Ratermann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio,...

October 29th, 2017 |  


Poindexterrunning forstate office

Poindexterrunning forstate office

Saying he wants to see elected leaders who “put people before politics,” a local businessman has announced he will be seeking the Republic...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Mustang car club helps Toys for Tots

Mustang car club helps Toys for Tots

The East Coast Coyote Mustang Car Club recently held the first of what the group hopes will become an annual East Coast Coyote Mustang Car Show at the...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Randleman named to new judicial reform committee

Randleman named to new judicial reform committee

RALEIGH — Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) this week announced the creation of the Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redist...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Shoals kindergartners visit fire dept.

Shoals kindergartners visit fire dept.

Kindergarten students from Shoals Elementary School recently visited the Shoals Volunteer Fire Department.While there, the students had a chance to le...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Hundreds turn out for School Community Night

Hundreds turn out for School Community Night

Mount Airy City Schools held its fifth-annual Community Night gathering at Mount Airy High School Monday night.Despite the stormy weather — comp...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Houston to perform at wine tasting

Houston to perform at wine tasting

As part of Surry Community College’s Sixth-Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium, the college will be holding its annual Grand Win...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Northern Obstetrics open house is Thursday

Northern Obstetrics open house is Thursday

Northern Obstetrics and Gynecology Center will be holding an open house on Thursday, hoping to attract people from the community to visit, see the fac...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Early College students visit construction firm

Early College students visit construction firm

Twenty-six Surry Early College sophomores recently took a trip to a local construction firm so they could see firsthand the many aspects of the compan...

October 24th, 2017 |