Coleman earns Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

Coleman earns Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

DOBSON — Eileen Coleman, Surry Community College’s physical therapist assistant program director, recently received her Doctor of Physical...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Fair hits new heights with Hansens

Fair hits new heights with Hansens

As Hansen’s Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations began a show Saturday afternoon at the Surry County Agricultural Fair, a familiar warning resounded...

September 13th, 2017 |  


County schools launch new DARE program

County schools launch new DARE program

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Education has given approval for the Surry County Sheriff’s Office to implement a new DARE program at t...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

On Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 PV2 Dalton Ridout graduated from Army Basic Training in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. Present for his graduation as well as the Family ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


County school choose employee of month

County school choose employee of month

Surry County Schools and the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation recently recognized Jennifer Murray, exceptional children’s teacher at ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


97-year-old businessman still going strong

97-year-old businessman still going strong

Family and friends of Sanders McHone gathered at his Pilot Mountain business last Wednesday to help him celebrate his 97th birthday.The setting was a ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Good weather, turnout for ‘Celebrate Ag’

Good weather, turnout for ‘Celebrate Ag’

DOBSON — “I’ve been out here in the pouring rain, and I’ve been out here in 95-degree heat.”Bryan Cave, Surry County Ext...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Irma forces early grape harvest

Irma forces early grape harvest

Days before the storm struck Florida, Hurricane Irma was already affecting at least one local industry.The threat of heavy rain and high winds forced ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


First day of school

First day of school

Shoals Elementary School was one of the local schools whose students returned to class recently after summer break.While there were no doubt a few ner...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Top students honored at SCC

Top students honored at SCC

Every spring, one student from each of the 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System is recognized for excellence in academ...

September 8th, 2017 |