School boards announce new meetings

Despite the uncertainty over the NC New Schools collapse, local school districts must finalize their annual budgets.Mount Airy City Schools and Surry ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Diamont reflects on long teaching career

Diamont reflects on long teaching career

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the second summer in a row, East Surry is losing a living legend to retirement.Last year, Barry Hall stepped down as baseba...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Meadowview unveils new solar panel

Meadowview unveils new solar panel

Local school officials gathered at Meadowview Magnet Middle School recently for the unveiling of a solar panel array thanks to donations from two enti...

June 20th, 2016 |  


County schools honor retiring employees

County schools honor retiring employees

DOBSON — Longtime teacher and football coach David Diamont was among the 46 employees honored with a retirement dinner at a local restaurant rec...

June 20th, 2016 |  


SC grads step into their future

SC grads step into their future

There are many ways to refer to a high school graduation. To many, it’s considered the first day of the rest of their life.Those who spoke to th...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 13th, 2016. |  


Fallen friends part of East graduation

Fallen friends part of East graduation

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Graduation is often a time of tears as students prepare to separate from long-time friends and parents see their children take ...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Middle school feeling the heat

Mount Airy Middle School is using a rented chiller to keep classrooms cool for the rest of the school year.City school officials knew that the regular...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


School board juggles open job positions

DOBSON — Four schools in the Surry County district will have new leaders this fall after this week’s announcements.Cedar Ridge Elementary,...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Dr. Kim Morrison named Mount Airy school superintendent

Dr. Kim Morrison named Mount Airy school superintendent

The Mount Airy Board of Education decided to stay in-house with its selection for school superintendent.Dr. Kim Morrison, chief academic and innovatio...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Tharrington dedicates new court to Bobbitt

Tharrington dedicates new court to Bobbitt

Tharrington Primary School opened a new basketball surface for play this week.And the first person to make a basket on the new court was the son of th...

June 3rd, 2016 |