Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

PILOT MOUNTAIN - The Pilot Mountain Civic Club has begun planning this year’s Mayfest festival and is accepting vendor applications.The three-da...

March 12th, 2017 |  


State Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Surry County Schools

State Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Surry County Schools

Surry County Schools impressed the state superintendent during a visit Friday.Mark Johnson had been eager to visit the district since winning his elec...

March 12th, 2017 |  


City pushing for quicker tennis funding

City pushing for quicker tennis funding

County commissioners are discussing $30 million for school capital needs, but that money is still at least a year away and won’t help a current ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The town of Pilot Mountain will spend $9,800 to demolish a property on Howard Street.According to officials, Pilot has been try...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


N.C. school crime down 3 percent

N.C. school crime down 3 percent

Crime on school grounds dropped 3.2 percent statewide, according to the latest annual report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.Locally, t...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


SCC releases President’s and Dean’s lists

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently announced the fall semester 2016 President’s List and Dean’s List.The president’s li...

February 15th, 2017 |  


County schools plan Parent Academies

Over the next three weeks, Surry County Schools will be holding workshops to help parents better understand what is available to teens at the four dis...

February 10th, 2017 |  


County schools: Grad rates up, teacher loss down

County schools: Grad rates up, teacher loss down

DOBSON — Graduation rates are up, teacher turnover is low, and families are saving money on college credits.Those were some of the highlights fr...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Middle school receives national status

Middle school receives national status

Mount Airy Middle School is one of just two schools in the state this year to earn the status of Schools to Watch.Mount Airy City Schools found out th...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Boy Scouts opening to transgender youth

Boy Scouts of America will now accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application.P...

February 5th, 2017 |