Teachers could be facing position cuts

By Eva Winemillerewinemiller@civitasmedia.comSome school employees could lose their jobs if requirements for class size do not change before the 2017-...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN — As part of Surry County Schools career readiness efforts and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focus, local ...

January 24th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Local dog trainer seeks to improve the health of locals and their canine companions.

Local dog trainer seeks to improve the health of locals and their canine companions.

For months Maggie Murphy envisioned a way for dogs and their owners to bond in a way that would benefit both humans and k-9 companions alike.Murphy is...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Board approves bids for roofing work

Board approves bids for roofing work

Roofing work at two schools draw close after Surry County Schools approved two bids last week.Four roofing companies submitted sealed bids to perform ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


SCC course explores insurance agent needs

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s new Property and Casualty Insurance Pre-Licensing course, in cooperation with the Independent Insurance...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Town has new emergency alert system

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A new alert system for emergencies is coming to town.After the water main break on U.S. 52 Bypass a year ago, town officials be...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Author visits local schools

Author visits local schools

A nationally known author made three stops in Surry County Schools in the past week to visit students.North Carolina author Barbara O’Connor vis...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Pilot resident among SCC Ambassadors

Pilot resident among SCC Ambassadors

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Ambassador Scholars Program recognizes outstanding students who serve as public relations representatives b...

December 13th, 2016 |  


New security system launching at East Surry

New security system launching at East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Now that students have had a few days to learn their way around campuses, Surry County Schools is ready to launch a new securit...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Computer and technology classes starting in August in Surry and Yadkin counties

DOBSON — Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Surry offering taxidermy orientation in August

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be holding an open house for its taxidermy course later this month at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., P...

August 8th, 2016 |  


SCC transfer students succeed at Western Carolina

DOBSON — Ten Surry Community College transfer students recently graduated from Western Carolina University, including at least two from the grea...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Surry graduates 10th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 10th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 10th graduation ceremony recently The Yadkin Center. Ninety-nine students...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


SCC offering two certificate courses

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering two new certificate courses beginning in the fall — Trucking Operations Management Certificat...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Seven graduate from law enforcement program

Seven graduate from law enforcement program

DOBSON — Seven students graduated from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program recently and passed the Sta...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Horticulture Club gains experience, serves community

Horticulture Club gains experience, serves community

DOBSON — Throughout the 2015-2016 school year, Surry Community College’s Horticulture Club took part in several noteworthy endeavors; from...

June 30th, 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 28th, 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 23rd, 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 21st, 2016 |  


Four chosen for Governor’s School

Four local rising seniors have been chosen to participate in Governor’s School of North Carolina.Grace Hall of East Surry High School will be jo...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Central ROTC goes to Copeland

Central ROTC goes to Copeland

Copeland Elementary students and staff celebrated Memorial Day with a visit from the Surry Central High School JROTC.Copeland’s fourth/fifth-gra...

June 6th, 2016 |  


Armfield Foundation awards scholarships

Armfield Foundation awards scholarships

DOBSON — The Edward M. Armfield Sr. Foundation presented scholarships to more than 50 Surry County students in a ceremony held recently at Surry...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Surry County SchoolsElementary and MiddleWednesdayChicken Pot Pie & WG RollHamburger or Cheeseburger...

May 24th, 2016 |  


School lunch menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Surry County SchoolsElementary and MiddleWednesdayChicken Tenders & WG RollToasted Cheese SandwichLe...

May 17th, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Surry County SchoolsElementary and MiddleWednesdayChicken Tenders & WG RollHot Ham & Cheese on F...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Pilot Middle names honor roll students

Pilot Mountain Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.Those named to the A honor roll include:Anna Aker...

April 18th, 2016 |  


College sponsors ‘Sights, Sounds, Verse’ event

College sponsors ‘Sights, Sounds, Verse’ event

Music, Art and Poetry Featured During Surry Community College Event: “Sights, Sounds & Verse: Art of European Influence” on April 21Su...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Women’s association bazaar to benefit student fund

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Women’s Association will be hosting a spring bazaar from 7 a.m. to noon on April 16 to raise money fo...

April 11th, 2016 |  


State DPI releases school crime report

The rate of crime on school grounds has gone up in the latest report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.Across North Carolina, reported ac...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for March 23-29Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offer...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


PMES performs ‘Vacation to Mars’

PMES performs ‘Vacation to Mars’

Pilot Mountain Elementary School second and third grade students took a ‘Vacation to Mars’ in their latest PTO program directed by Mrs. Mc...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Students recognized at Nancy Reynolds Elementary

Students recognized at Nancy Reynolds Elementary

Congratulations to the February Students of the Month from Nancy Reynolds Elementary School. These students were selected for best exhibiting our Febr...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Shoals teachers recognized

Shoals teachers recognized

Shoals Elementary announced the Teacher of the Year Summer Kreeger and the Teaching Assistant of the Year Amelia Fulton. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for March 16-22Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offer...

March 15th, 2016 |  


East Surry Raider team competes

East Surry Raider team competes

The East Surry JROTC Raider team traveled to Harnett Central on March 12 to compete in their annual raider meet. They did very well this weekend and r...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain students receive honors

Pilot Mountain Elementary School has announced their honor roll students for the second quarter.A Honor Roll: Hall Carson, Charlotte Hauser, Kenzie Sh...

March 8th, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for March 2-8Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offered...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Teachers awarded at Shoals

Teachers awarded at Shoals

Jeana Cox, the media specialist for Shoals Elementary, received the Eagle Award for the month of February. She is always caring, nurturing, positive, ...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Local students selected for Honor Band

Local students selected for Honor Band

The Surry County School System Band Programs are pleased to announce that each of the three traditional Surry County Schools high schools will be repr...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Westfield students recognized

Westfield Elementary announced their second quarter honor roll.“A” Honor Roll: Third Grade: Kenadie Ayers, Samuel Slate, Madison Smith and...

February 16th, 2016 |  


NRES students recognized

NRES students recognized

Nancy Reynolds Elementary School announced the January students of the month. These students were selected for best exhibiting our January character t...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for Feb. 17-23Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offere...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for Feb. 10-16Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offere...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Poetry Out Loud District Competition held at South Stokes High School

Poetry Out Loud District Competition held at South Stokes High School

The 2016 Poetry Out Loud District Competition was held at South Stokes High School on Friday, Jan. 15, the seventh year that the nation’s premie...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for Feb. 3-9Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offered ...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Shoals Elementary students win Elks Hoop Shoot contest

Shoals Elementary students win Elks Hoop Shoot contest

Two students from Shoals Elementary placed first in their age division at the Elks Hoop shoot contest on Jan. 10. Jordan Davis placed first in the 10/...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Students recognized for tolerance and acceptance at Nancy Reynolds Elementary

Students recognized for tolerance and acceptance at Nancy Reynolds Elementary

Nancy Reynolds Elementary School announced the December students of the month. These students were chosen for best exhibiting our December character t...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Surry to offer taxidermy orientation on Saturday

Surry to offer taxidermy orientation on Saturday

Surry Community College officials are encouraging anyone interested in learning more about the taxidermy classes offered by the school to attend an or...

January 19th, 2016 updated: January 19th, 2016. |  


Surry County School Menu

Surry County Schools menus for Jan. 20-26Elementary/middle schoolBreakfast: fruit available daily, 100 percent juice, skim and one percent milk offere...

January 18th, 2016 |