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DOBSON — Surry Community College recently held its 2015 Academic Excellence Awards ceremony to present certificates to scholarship recipients and recognize honor students.
Randy Ledford, SCC vice president of Student Services, gave opening remarks encouraging those present to never stop learning and always pursue excellence.
Aaron Holt, SCC

Surry holds academic excellence awards ceremony

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently held its 2015 Academic Excellence Awards ceremony to present certificates to scholarship recipients and recognize honor students. Randy Ledford, SCC vice president of Student Services, gave opening remarks encouraging those present to never stop learning and always pursue excellence. Aaron Holt, SCC

A Yadkinville woman has been charged with abuse of her child after an incident was reported last week.
On May 25, Yadkin County Sheriff's Office Investigation Division received a call from a father of a child who noticed red marks on his child's lower back after he had picked up his child. The child had been with the mother.
Following an investig

Mother charged with child abuse

A Yadkinville woman has been charged with abuse of her child after an incident was reported last week. On May 25, Yadkin County Sheriff's Office Investigation Division received a call from a father of a child who noticed red marks on his child's lower back after he had picked up his child. The child had been with the mother. Following an investig

DOBSON — Brad Easter, a business administration major from Mount Airy, was the North Carolina Community College System Academic Excellence Award recipient for Surry Community College.
SCC President Dr. David Shockley recognized Easter at the SCC Board of Trustees meeting May 11, when Easter was given a commemorative gold medal and a letter o

Brad Easter named Academic Excellence Award recipient

DOBSON — Brad Easter, a business administration major from Mount Airy, was the North Carolina Community College System Academic Excellence Award recipient for Surry Community College. SCC President Dr. David Shockley recognized Easter at the SCC Board of Trustees meeting May 11, when Easter was given a commemorative gold medal and a letter o

The legal drama continues to escalate over the Yadkin County hospital, prolonging the resolution in the county's wrongful closure case against HMC, operators of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital.
On Monday, the Yadkin County government responded to HMC/CAH's motion to move the case to federal court by filing its own motion. The county's motion

Legal drama escalates over hospital

The legal drama continues to escalate over the Yadkin County hospital, prolonging the resolution in the county's wrongful closure case against HMC, operators of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. On Monday, the Yadkin County government responded to HMC/CAH's motion to move the case to federal court by filing its own motion. The county's motion

DOBSON — Supporters of the NC 89 sewer project are still in a holding pattern after the Surry County Board of Commissioners opted to wait until its next meeting to vote on awarding a contract for the project.
Commissioner Larry Phillips is looking at a new source of revenue for the project.
According to Surry County Board of Commissioners C

County delays sewer bid again

DOBSON — Supporters of the NC 89 sewer project are still in a holding pattern after the Surry County Board of Commissioners opted to wait until its next meeting to vote on awarding a contract for the project. Commissioner Larry Phillips is looking at a new source of revenue for the project. According to Surry County Board of Commissioners C

WINSTON-SALEM — On May 28, students of Forbush High School's 2015 graduating class filed into Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University to celebrate a milestone achieved and begin the next journey of their lives.
“During our time in high school, each of us has been challenged,” said Valedictorian Anna Reavis during her

Forbush celebrates class of 2015

WINSTON-SALEM — On May 28, students of Forbush High School's 2015 graduating class filed into Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University to celebrate a milestone achieved and begin the next journey of their lives. “During our time in high school, each of us has been challenged,” said Valedictorian Anna Reavis during her

Three years later, Arnder murder case still untried

DOBSON — More than three years later, the memory of Donald Claude Arnder being murdered in his convenience store still lingers with Mount Airy residents as three people charged in his shooting and robbery have yet to be tried. However, Surry County District Attorney Ricky Bowman said Monday the public should be assured that efforts are under

The children of Boonville UMC Preschool are all smiles at their end-of-year celebration. Six of the students will be heading to kindergarten in the fall.

Preschoolers enjoy last day of school

The children of Boonville UMC Preschool are all smiles at their end-of-year celebration. Six of the students will be heading to kindergarten in the fall.

DOBSON — Monday night Surry County Manager Chris Knopf presented his recommended budget to county commissioners. Knopf's budget, if approved, would keep the county's property tax rate flat. However, the budget does include increases to the county's landfill fees.
Knopf's budget reflects an overall decrease in appropriated county funds from a

Budget: no tax increase higher landfill fees

DOBSON — Monday night Surry County Manager Chris Knopf presented his recommended budget to county commissioners. Knopf's budget, if approved, would keep the county's property tax rate flat. However, the budget does include increases to the county's landfill fees. Knopf's budget reflects an overall decrease in appropriated county funds from a

It resembles something one might see in a science-fiction movie: a small yellow device that could pass as a ray gun or maybe even a lightsaber.
In contrast to its size, the curious-looking implement has a hefty price tag — about $6,300. But the Mount Airy Fire Department says the thermal imaging camera, one of its latest equipment additions,

Small device can pay big returns in fires

It resembles something one might see in a science-fiction movie: a small yellow device that could pass as a ray gun or maybe even a lightsaber. In contrast to its size, the curious-looking implement has a hefty price tag — about $6,300. But the Mount Airy Fire Department says the thermal imaging camera, one of its latest equipment additions,

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