The County of Surry will hold a kickoff celebration in recognition of the County’s 250th Anniversary on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse Square, 114 W. Atkins St. in Dobson. The event is called Surry 250. Citizens will enjoy food trucks, Surry County sonkers, children’s activities, historical and tradesmen booths from Wake Forest University and Horne Creek, Revolutionary War re-enactments and the following lineup of bluegrass, old time, country and jazz musicians: Nunn Brothers, Slate Mountain Ramblers, Melva Houston, Anna Mertson, Mickey Galyean and Cullen’s Bridge.
The Surry County School System hosted the 2020 spelling bee on February 17, 2020, at Surry Community College. Mr. Tony Marion from Marion’s Jewelry pronounced the words in the championship bee. Mr. Marion is a former student of Surry County Schools and was the district Spelling Champion for two years. He also won the regional competition in Winston-Salem and advanced to the National Spelling Bee where he placed fourth in the nation. Mr. Marion has served as the pronouncer for this event for the past 19 years. While Mr. Marion held the championship bee in the
The Region 5 North Central Regional Science Fair was held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Approximately, 77 out of 128 projects received awards in three divisions; Elementary, Junior, and Senior. Surry County School System students received nine of these awards.
The Surry County Board of Education requests proposals for multifunction digital copiers, printers, facsimile machines, and associated maintenance services and supplies. The proposed contract term is three years with two (2) one-year optional extensions. To obtain additional information, interested vendors should contact either Donna Bryant, firstname.lastname@example.org, or David Brown, email@example.com, The deadline for accepting proposals is 5:00 p.m. on March 6, 2020.
All elementary schools in the Surry County School System are accepting kindergarten registration for children who are 5 years old on or before August 31, 2020. Children who are 4 years old on or before August 31, 2020, may be eligible for Pre-K. If you have any questions, please contact DeAnne Danley @ 336/386-8211.