Paralegal students perform mock trial arguments

Paralegal students perform mock trial arguments

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s Paralegal program performed oral appellate trial arguments as a part of their final exams i...

June 4th, 2017 |  


New video highlights Basic Law Enforcement Training at Surry Community College

New video highlights Basic Law Enforcement Training at Surry Community College

DOBSON — The Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program at Surry Community College has recently released an in-depth, 10-minute video that il...

June 4th, 2017 |  


CCC&TI students honored for academic achievement

HUDSON — Community College and Technical Institute, which has campuses in Hudson and Boone, has released its president’s, dean’s and...

June 4th, 2017 |  


SCC Practical Nursing Program ranked fifth in NC

SCC Practical Nursing Program ranked fifth in NC

DOBSON — PracticalNursing.org recently ranked Surry Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program in the top five LPN progr...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Surry offering Trucking Operations Management Certificate to meet local demand

DOBSON — The need to replenish employees in the trucking industry is a constant with more than 16,000 trucking companies located in North Caroli...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


SCC instructors honored by American Welding Society

SCC instructors honored by American Welding Society

DOBSON — Two of Surry Community College’s Welding Instructors recently received awards from the American Welding Society (AWS).Michael Dix...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Starmount Class of 2017

Starmount Class of 2017

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s Class of 2017 received their diplomas on Thursday at a commencement ceremony held in the school gymnas...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Surry announces honors lists for spring 2017

DOBSON — Surry Community College announces the spring semester 2017 president’s list and dean’s list.The president’s and dean&...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Surry CC offering course on African-American history

Surry CC offering course on African-American history

DOBSON — While Surry Community College always offers a wide variety of courses dedicated to providing students with the most complete and well-r...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in May.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification cou...

June 1st, 2017 |  


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

DOBSON — The following computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Y...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Spanish interpreter certificate helps Surry graduates advance career goals in variety of fields

Spanish interpreter certificate helps Surry graduates advance career goals in variety of fields

DOBSON — During the spring 2017 semester at Surry Community College, things came full circle for alum Andrea Contreras as she returned to a Surr...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

DOBSON — Nine students recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting.The grad...

May 25th, 2017 |  


College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

DOBSON — Several curriculum and continuing education programs, along with staff and faculty members, were recognized by Surry Community College ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Elkin resident among graduates of Tusculum College

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Two hundred and ninety-two students recently achieved an educational goal by earning a degree at Tusculum College. The acco...

May 21st, 2017 |  


HPU announces dean’s list recipients

HIGH POINT — High Point University announces the students who have qualified for the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester by maintaini...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Dobson celebrates readers

Dobson celebrates readers

Cole Johnson has fun playing Putt-Putt golf.Dobson Elementary students recently celebrated their students who met reading goals for the second part of...

May 17th, 2017 |  


National Society of Leadership and Success inducts new members

National Society of Leadership and Success inducts new members

DOBSON — The National Society of Leadership and Success chapter at Surry Community College held its annual induction ceremony for new members fo...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Twenty-three graduate from Surry’s paramedic course

Twenty-three graduate from Surry’s paramedic course

DOBSON — Twenty-three students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Paramedic Program, which follows the National EMS Educati...

May 16th, 2017 |  


WCC holds Nursing Pinning Ceremony for Class of 2017

WCC holds Nursing Pinning Ceremony for Class of 2017

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its Nursing Pinning Ceremony on May 11, at the John A. Walker Community Center.Those graduates who ha...

May 16th, 2017 |  


McDonald’s awards $27,000 in scholarships to 11 local student-employees

Local McDonald’s owner/operators and their student-employees have a big reason to celebrate. On May 25, the families of these rising stars and l...

May 16th, 2017 |  


WCC holds 51st Commencement Ceremony on Friday

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College’s 51st Annual Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday in the John A. Walker Community Center...

May 10th, 2017 |  


SCC Horticulture Club visits Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

SCC Horticulture Club visits Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s Horticulture Club took an exciting and educational trip to visit Riverbanks Zoo and Garden ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Mountain Park students run

Mountain Park students run

Mountain Park Elementary’s Grow Strong Team completed the Mad Dash 5K in Dobson on April 29. Students trained for 10 weeks to prepare them for t...

May 8th, 2017 |  


FFA Northwest Regional Rally hosted by Wilkes Community College

FFA Northwest Regional Rally hosted by Wilkes Community College

WILKESBORO — High School students from 25 schools gathered at Wilkes Community College on April 13 for the North Carolina FFA Northwest Region R...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Mountain Park Principal Award winners named

Mountain Park Principal Award winners named

Mountain Park Elementary School third quarter Principal Award winners enjoy a lunch out with Mrs. Sutphin. They are, front row, from left, Austin Rigg...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Local educators attend NCCAT

CULLOWHEE — Shari C. Thomas of Dobson Elementary School recently attended a program held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Tea...

May 7th, 2017 |  


WCC holds 20th Annual Student Awards Reception

WCC holds 20th Annual Student Awards Reception

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its 20th Annual Student Awards Reception on Friday. The program was hosted in the John A. Walker Comm...

May 6th, 2017 |  


County school volunteers honored

County school volunteers honored

DOBSON — Each year, individual schools select one volunteer to represent them at the annual Surry County Schools Volunteer of the Year Reception...

May 6th, 2017 |  


April Students of Month named

April Students of Month named

Elkin Elementary School April Students of the Month (Citizenship) are: Jesse Segura-Villalva, Mollie Longworth, Oliver Morris, Gage Clenenden, Natalya...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School students win at Science Olympiad

Yadkin Valley Community School students win at Science Olympiad

ELKIN — On Saturday, the Yadkin Valley Community School students competed in the NC Science Olympiad in Cabarrus County. Ten of the school’...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Students of the Month named

Students of the Month named

Elkin Elementary School March Students of the Month (Perseverance) are: Ana Karen Carmona-Zavaleta, Faith Huff, J.J. Tisdale, Adelyn Reed, Sky Smith, ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Surry Math Club visits Appalachian State

Surry Math Club visits Appalachian State

DOBSON — Spring break at Surry Community College was March 5 through 12, and a few of Surry’s students used the class-free week in a produ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Reading goals met

Reading goals met

Camille Jimenez, Jasmin Ruiz-Vazquez, Natalie Freeman and Kaylee McCraw enjoy a day at the park.Copeland Elementary students recently celebrated reach...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Copeland student honored

Copeland student honored

Copeland Elementary School student McKenna Merritt won the top award for Exemplary Project at The North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair this pas...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Mechatronics program thriving at two locations

Mechatronics program thriving at two locations

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Mechatronics Engineering Technology program is boasting high enrollment numbers at both the main campus...

April 4th, 2017 |  


SCC Phi Theta Kappa achieves 5-star rating

DOBSON — For the fifth year in a row, Surry Community College’s Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa has been named a five-star chapter...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Kindergarten registration being held for Elkin City Schools

Elkin City Schools is not holding registration for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.Those parents or caregivers with a child who will begin ki...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Choral students perform well

Choral students perform well

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Concert Choir and Mixed Ensemble performed on March 7 at the North Carolina High School Choral Music Perfo...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Mountain Park fourth-grade students take steps to help others

Mountain Park fourth-grade students take steps to help others

STATE ROAD — At Mountain Park Elementary School, the fourth-grade students are taking part in an amazing program called UNICEF Kid Power. UNICEF...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Over 870 high school students participate in SkillsUSA Northwest Region Rally & Career Showcase

WILKESBORO —More than 870 high school students attended the SkillsUSA Northwest Region Rally & Career Showcase hosted at Wilkes Community Co...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Copeland top teachers honored

Copeland top teachers honored

Copeland Elementary School has recognized Tina Howlett as Teacher of the year and Susan Hill as Teacher Assistant of the Year.​ .neFileBlock { ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Byrd completes N.C. Next Generation Superintendents Development Program

Byrd completes N.C. Next Generation Superintendents Development Program

WILKESBORO — Wilkes County Schools Superintendent Mark Byrd was among 28 superintendents from across the state to graduate from the North Caroli...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Dobson celebrates reading

Dobson celebrates reading

DOBSON — Dobson Elementary School had a great day celebrating Dr. Seuss and reading with the annual Read Across America celebration.The school s...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Four Way Test Rotary Speech competition held

Four Way Test Rotary Speech competition held

On Feb. 25, Rotary District 7690 held its annual Four Way Test high school speech contest at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown. Studen...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Elkin Elementary students aid in Watershed NOW restoration project

Elkin Elementary students aid in Watershed NOW restoration project

On Feb. 21, members of Watershed NOW and fifth-graders from Elkin Elementary School completed a stream restoration project on a small stream in Elkin ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Mountain Park faculty honored

Mountain Park faculty honored

Tammy Norman, 2017-2018 Teacher Assistant of the Year at Mountain Park Elementary, is congratulated by her first-grade students.Martha C. Arrington, 2...

March 3rd, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


WCC congratulates CNA graduates

Wilkes Community College congratulates its recent Certified Nursing Assistant program graduates, who were taught by instructor Misty Mashburn, R.N. Th...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


CVCC announces high honors list

HICKORY — Catawba Valley Community College recently announced the high honors list of students for the fall 2016 semester.Full-time student Dani...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Bridges Academy visits Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

Bridges Academy visits Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

STATE ROAD — One hundred and sixty-five students from Bridges Academy attended one of the final performances of an honored American tradition at...

February 27th, 2017 |