American flags honored on Constitution Day

American flags honored on Constitution Day

DOBSON — Dobson Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day by honoring an important American symbol. Boy Scout Troop 529 helped prepare 20 fl...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC

Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC

DOBSON — Southland Transportation Co. has given Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Training Program a large donation with the gift of ...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Senior pictures, 2017 edition

Senior pictures, 2017 edition

Nothing holds a memory better than a picture, and for seniors, no memory is more important to hold than the ones they’re making right now, durin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


A Senior’s View: The last first week of school

For many seniors, the last first week of school is the worst time of the year, but for me as a senior, it’s like a second birthday. The beginnin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Geotag created for Starmount High

Geotag created for Starmount High

Have you ever seen someone post a picture and think, “I wonder where they are?” Snapchat’s Geotag allows a person to post a picture,...

September 21st, 2016 |  


FHS has pep for Unifi Bowl

FHS has pep for Unifi Bowl

Red … white … BLUE! The Forbush Falcons’ pre-UNIFI Bowl ritual was as hype as ever. As word spread through the school of Starmount H...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Five benefits of dual enrollment

Five benefits of dual enrollment

Why participate in Dual Enrollment?1. Save thousands of dollars. Students who are able to participate in dual enrollment take college classes paid by ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Superintendent visits Copeland

Superintendent visits Copeland

Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, visited second-graders at Copeland Elementary School to speak with them about elected offic...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Readers recognized at EES

Readers recognized at EES

A visit from an ice cream truck was the reward for some hard-working Elkin Elementary School students who completed a summer reading challenge. Twenty...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Surry graduates 63 High School Equivalency students

Surry graduates 63 High School Equivalency students

DOBSON — A total of 63 students earned their High School Equivalency diplomas, formerly known as General Educational Development diploma (GED), ...

September 18th, 2016 |