A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Foundation awards education grants

Foundation awards education grants

DOBSON — Eleven teachers in the county district received grants this week from the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation.The foundation re...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


23 graduate from SCC paramedic course

23 graduate from SCC paramedic course

DOBSON — Twenty-three students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Paramedic Program, which follows the National EMS Educati...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

Mount Airy City Schools is bringing back a familiar face to fill a void at Tharrington Primary School.Long-time Tharrington teacher Emily Niston is re...

May 20th, 2017 |  


HB 13 not the relief expected

Schools officials got what they wanted this week when House Bill 13 passed the state Senate.Sort of.City and county school districts have had their fi...

April 29th, 2017 |  


MACS being honored in DC in June

Three middle schools across the state have earned a national recognition, one that a local school has received for the second time.The National Forum ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


City schools honor top teachers

City schools honor top teachers

Mount Airy City Schools has named its teacher of the year winners for its four schools.This past week school administrators and board members visited ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


7th Annual Bizfest event a success

7th Annual Bizfest event a success

MOUNT AIRY — The seventh-annual Bizfest went off with out a hitch Thursday, according to organizers.On Thursday, 44 business vendors set up in t...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Byerly moving to middle school

Byerly moving to middle school

Olivia Byerly has been named the new principal of Mount Airy Middle School.The city Board of Education approved transferring Byerly from Tharrington P...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


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 |