Forbush Elementary Honor Roll

EAST BEND — Forbush Elementary School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year.Third Grade “A” Hono...

June 6th, 2017 |  


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 5th, 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 5th, 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 5th, 2017 |  


Hardy named to JMU president’s list

HARRISONBURG, Va. — East Bend resident Natalie Ann Hardy has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the spring...

June 4th, 2017 |  


Chamberlain-Gentry graduates from Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. — Nevin J. Chamberlain-Gentry of Yadkinville graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in landscape architect...

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 |  


Six graduate from Surry CC machining program

Six graduate from Surry CC machining program

DOBSON — Six students recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in computer-integrated machini...

June 2nd, 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 |  


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 17th, 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 |  


Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 graduates

Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 graduates

The Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 was awarded its diplomas on Friday at a commencement ceremony held at Union Grove Baptist Church. Many of the 5...

May 16th, 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 12th, 2017 |  


Awards day at Yadkin Early College

Awards day at Yadkin Early College

Yadkin Early College High School students are inducted into the National Honor Society.Yadkin Early College High School scholarship winners wear T-shi...

May 10th, 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 |  


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 9th, 2017 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School will present “Seussical Jr.” on May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Forbush Elementary Honor Roll

Third Quarter Honor Roll3rd Grade “A” Honor Roll- Ryder Austin, Corbin Bradsher, Ella Campbell, Addison Edwards, Brooke Gibbs, Stephanie G...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


Jennifer Redding initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA — Jennifer Redding, of Yadkinville, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest an...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Extended Stop Arms to be installed on school buses in North Carolina

Extended Stop Arms to be installed on school buses in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Instruction has just approved 300 additional Extended Stop Arms to be installed on school buses in North Carolina. Th...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Forbush FFA chapter participates in state FFA dairy evaluation event junior event

TROUTMAN — Forbush FFA participated in the 2017 North Carolina FFA State Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event on April 8 in Iredell County....

April 13th, 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 |  


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 5th, 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 5th, 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 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Students at Forbush High School have been hard at work all semester preparing for their spring musical. May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditori...

March 31st, 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 28th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville Rotary Club gives grant to Yadkin County Library as part of Read Across America celebration

Yadkinville Rotary Club gives grant to Yadkin County Library as part of Read Across America celebration

New books for children are now on the shelves at the Yadkin County Public Library thanks to an annual literacy grant from the Yadkinville Rotary Club....

March 20th, 2017 |  


Students get a taste of the ‘real world’

Students get a taste of the ‘real world’

EAST BEND — Students were able to get a little taste of the “real world” last Friday at Forbush High School. The Real World Program ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Starmount FFA students volunteer at school

Starmount High School Future Farmers of America members Andrew Crouse, Faith Randleman (reporter), Brittany Brown (treasurer), and Maklyn Walker volun...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


CVCC recognizes Yadkin residents for academic achievement

HICKORY — Catawba Valley Community College recently recognized students for high academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester.Erin Victori...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Edwards named to dean’s list

FINDLAY, Ohio — Taylor Edwards, of East Bend, was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at the University of Findlay. To earn this achievemen...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fall semester honors for Yadkin Early College students

DOBSON — Surry Community College announces the fall semester 2016 president’s list and dean’s list.The SCC president’s list re...

February 21st, 2017 |  


National School Counseling Week, Feb. 6–10

National School Counseling Week, Feb. 6–10

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), was celebrated Feb. 6-10, to focus public attention on...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Forbush Elementary Honor Roll named

Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the 2016-2017 second quarter.Third-grade “A” Honor Roll — Ryder Austin, C...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau offers scholarship for ag students

The Yadkin group of North Carolina Farm Bureau has announced it will be offering scholarships for agricultural students.“I am pleased that Yadki...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Early College competes in winter event

Yadkin Early College competes in winter event

WILKESBORO — Winter event competition for area early colleges was held Jan. 28 at Wilkes Community College, and Yadkin Early College Math Counts...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Early College hosts blood drive

Yadkin Early College hosts blood drive

Yadkin Early College High School staff and students extend a huge thank you to the volunteers and donors who made its recent Red Cross blood drive a s...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Schools opens program to meet the needs of newcomer students

The Newcomers Program in Yadkin County Schools (YCS) is a highly specialized classroom aimed at students who recently arrived in the United States. Be...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Phillips named to chancellor’s list

CHARLOTTE — Austin R. Phillips, of East Bend, has been named to the chancellor’s list for the fall 2016 semester at the University of Nort...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Holder receives Microelectronics Center of NC Award

Holder receives Microelectronics Center of NC Award

DOBSON — Dr. Candace Holder, vice president and chief information officer of Surry Community College, was presented with this year’s prest...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Surry nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in December. Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed b...

December 24th, 2016 |  


Forbush HOSA students win awards

Forbush HOSA students win awards

EAST BEND — On Dec. 10, Forbush High School HOSA attended the district 7 competition at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Wilkesboro.The followin...

December 21st, 2016 |  


WCC congratulates Phlebotomy graduates

WCC congratulates Phlebotomy graduates

Wilkes Community College announced its recent phlebotomy program graduates, who were taught by instructor Annette Church. The graduates are, from left...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Gardner-Webb students achieve recognition at Regional Model United Nations event

Gardner-Webb students achieve recognition at Regional Model United Nations event

BOILING SPRINGS — Three students from Gardner-Webb University were recognized for their contributions during the Southern Regional Model United ...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Surry nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed by Randa Combs, RN at The Yadkin Center in Yadkinville concluded Nov. 21. Students are, ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


SCC recognizes student ambassadors for 2016-2017

SCC recognizes student ambassadors for 2016-2017

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

December 13th, 2016 |  


Students learningn continents

Students learningn continents

The West Yadkin third-graders have been recognized for doing an amazing job for putting forth the effort to study and learn their continents in the mo...

November 24th, 2016 |