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 |  


Starmount FFA hosts toy drive

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Future Farmers of America officers and members are participating in the Northwest Regional FFA Christmas T...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Forbush honor roll

EAST BEND — Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year.3rd Grade “A” Ho...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Corn maze boosts education

Corn maze boosts education

The Future Farmers of America and SkillsUSA clubs from Starmount High School participate in a field trip to the Alpha Omega Corn Maze where they learn...

November 16th, 2016 |  


WCC congratulates CNA graduates

WCC congratulates CNA graduates

Wilkes Community College congratulates its recent CNA program graduates, who were taught by instructor Misty Mashburn, R.N. The graduates are , from l...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Forbush HOSA students attend Leadership program

Forbush HOSA students attend Leadership program

Ten students from Forbush High School HOSA attended Fall Leadership on Oct. 12 at Wake Forest Bridger Field House and participated in a hospital tour ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Early college honored for graduation rate

Early college honored for graduation rate

Yadkin Early College High School was recognized for 100-percent graduation rate at the Graduation Achievement Awards ceremony. This makes the third ye...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Local educators attend NCCAT

CULLOWHEE — Laura E. Papsun of Forbush High School and Christine C. Flay of Jonesville Elementary School recently attended programs held at the ...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Starmount students learn new game

Starmount students learn new game

BOONVILLE — Students of Starmount Middle School had the opportunity to learn a new game, called pickleball. During the week of Oct. 11-14, seven...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Yadkin Early College dominates in academics and athletics

Yadkin Early College dominates in academics and athletics

The early colleges of Stokes, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin came together on Oct. 15 for a day of interscholastic competition that included quiz bowl as we...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Yadkin officials present at state conference

Kristi Gaddis, executive director of Student Services and Exceptional Children for Yadkin County Schools, along with Le’Don Bedsaul, exceptional...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Forbush High School to crown 50th Homecoming Queen

Forbush High School to crown 50th Homecoming Queen

EAST BEND — The Forbush High School student body voted on the 50th Homecoming Court and will crown its queen on Friday at halftime of the footba...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Scc hosts college fair for high schoolers

Scc hosts college fair for high schoolers

DOBSON — Hundreds of high school juniors and seniors from throughout Surry and Yadkin counties took part in a recent Surry Community College Col...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Truck driver training orientation to be held

YADKINVILLE — Surry Community College will be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientati...

October 5th, 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 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 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 28th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County teacher named Teacher of Excellence

Yadkin County teacher named Teacher of Excellence

Yadkinville Elementary School exceptional children’s teacher Debby Gunnell has been named Teacher of Excellence for the 2016-2017 school year. T...

September 22nd, 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 |  


Secretary Epstein visits Appalachian, praises accounting department and its students

Secretary Epstein visits Appalachian, praises accounting department and its students

BOONE — Appalachian State University’s Department of Accounting received high praise last week from Secretary Jeff Epstein of the N.C. Dep...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Clingman announces scholarships

Clingman announces scholarships

RONDA — The Clingman Medical Center Board of Directors recently announced the 2016 recipients of the annual scholarship awards. The board provid...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Seven win scholarships from Surry Community College

DOBSON — Seven students were each recently awarded a $500 scholarship as an incentive from Surry Community College.Five students were awarded sc...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Local students named to Dean’s List

LEXINGTON, VA, — The following Virginia Military Institute cadets are among those named to the dean’s list for the second semester of acad...

July 20th, 2016 |  


SCC English instructor Kathleen Fowler earns doctorate

SCC English instructor Kathleen Fowler earns doctorate

DOBSON — While most Surry Community College instructors have spent recent weeks celebrating the accomplishments of their students, English instr...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Early Childhood Program students visit Candy Land for graduation

Early Childhood Program students visit Candy Land for graduation

DOBSON — The Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture and Enology was adorned with magically sweet confections transporting guests ...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Seven graduate from Surry’s law enforcement program

Seven graduate from Surry’s law enforcement program

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

June 30th, 2016 |  


Yadkinville student named to Clemson president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C. — Nevin J. Chamberlain-Gentry of Yadkinville has been named to the president’s list at Clemson University for the spring 201...

June 30th, 2016 |  


SCC Horticulture Club gains experience, serves community

SCC 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 |  


Surry announces honors lists for spring 2016

DOBSON — Surry Community College announced the spring semester 2016 president’s list and dean’s list.Students qualifying for the pre...

June 30th, 2016 |  


SCC offering two new certificate courses

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

June 29th, 2016 |  


Forbush Elementary honor roll announced

Forbush Elementary School has releases its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year.3rd Grade “A” Honor Roll: Emily Be...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Eleven graduate from Surry’s PTA program

Eleven graduate from Surry’s PTA program

DOBSON — Eleven students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) degree program.The graduates...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Cox nominated for The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

Brady Cox, a sophomore at Calvary Baptist Day School of Winston-Salem, is a delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowel...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Fred C. Hobson Scholarship 2016 winners named

Fred C. Hobson Scholarship 2016 winners named

The Yadkin County Retired School Personnel has recognized one student at Forbush High School and one student at Starmount High School who plan to beco...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Eight complete sports medicine technology program at Surry

Eight complete sports medicine technology program at Surry

DOBSON — Eight Surry Community College students recently completed the Sports Medicine Technology certification program, which prepares students...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Hardy named to JMU dean’s list

HARRISONBURG, Va. — East Bend resident, Natalie Ann Hardy, has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring 20...

June 8th, 2016 |  


$78,000 awarded in scholarships by WEF

WILKESBORO — The Wilkes Education Foundation (WEF) board approved $78,000 in scholarships to be awarded for the 2016-17 year. Scholarships inclu...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Fred C. Hobson Scholarship 2016 winners named

Fred C. Hobson Scholarship 2016 winners named

The Yadkin County Retired School Personnel has recognized one student at Forbush High School and one student at Starmount High School who plan to beco...

June 8th, 2016 |  


WCC announces spring 2016 semester president’s and dean’s lists

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the president’s list and the dean...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Food donation made

Food donation made

The children of Boonville United Methodist Church Preschool donated 31 items to Yadkin Christian Ministries for the month of May. The preschool donate...

June 4th, 2016 |  


Steelman Scholarship awarded

The H. Frank Steelman Scholarship is awarded annually by A.T. Williams Oil Company in memory of Frank Steelman, a Yadkin County native. The scholarshi...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Williams graduates with honors in NGU’s record 2016 class

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — Sarah Jordyn Williams, of Yadkinville, graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in accounting from North Greenv...

June 1st, 2016 |  


East Bend student named to UNCC chancellor’s list

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

May 31st, 2016 |  


Local educator attends NCCAT

CULLOWHEE — Jon P. Holleman, of Fall Creek Elementary School, recently attended a program held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Students create marketing video

Students create marketing video

BOONVILLE — Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce Director Bobby Todd presented Starmount High School marketing teacher Melanie Matthews and Princip...

May 24th, 2016 |