Court ruling keeps e-gamers in business

First Posted: 2/23/2009Efforts by Mount Airy police to crack down on a new breed of video gambling machines outlawed by state lawmakers last year have...

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Police Briefs

First Posted: 6/30/2009- A recent rash of counterfeiting is continuing in the area, based on reports from the Mount Airy Police Department. In additio...

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Dobson kicks off child abuse awareness month

First Posted: 4/3/2009DOBSON A number of agencies from across the county took part in hosting a parade and other activities for Child Abuse Preventio...

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Marriages

First Posted: 11/14/2009The Surry County Register of Deeds has granted the following marriage licenses: Carlos Franklin Surratt, 72, of Mount Airy, a...

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Bears, Eagles postponed

First Posted: 9/8/2009Staff Report DOBSON Mount Airy and Surry Central will complete their girls varsity tennis match today at 4:30 p.m. after rain ...

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CALLOWAY

First Posted: 9/28/2009CALLOWAY MOUNT AIRY Mr. Richard Garrett Calloway, 62, of Mount Airy, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 25, 2009, at the ...

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Newcomers club to continue

First Posted: 4/28/2009The initial meeting for a new club set for newcomers to the area didnt quite turn out the way its founder, Peter Lydens, expect...

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Church Calendar

First Posted: 9/24/2009Submissions to the Church Calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought in to The Mount Airy News office before 5 p.m...

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Bears tennis beats Bishop, Vikes bust North

First Posted: 4/21/2009Staff Report The Mount Airy boys tennis team crept within two matches of a perfect season with a 8-1 rout of visiting Bishop M...

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Mount Airy loss ends baseball season

First Posted: 5/17/2009ALBEMARLE The Mount Airy baseball team came close to producing a tremendous come-from-behind victory Friday night against Albe...

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Strong finish lifts Wilson

First Posted: 6/14/2009DURHAM Kyle Wilsons goal at the 49th annual North Carolina Amateur golf tournament was to take it one day at a time baby step...

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MICKEY

First Posted: 10/2/2009PINNACLE Mr. Ray Oliver Mickey, 81, of Pinnacle, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at his home. Mr. Mickey was born in Surr...

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LAPRADE

First Posted: 11/15/2009MOUNT AIRYFrank Grey LaPrade Jr. a resident of Mount Airy, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2009 at the Joan...

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Tourism continues to provide economic impact

First Posted: 5/27/2009As the start of the heavy tourist season begins, its off to a rather good start, according to recent data released from North C...

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The Duke, Gene or Clint would never wear a helmet

First Posted: 6/26/2009When the push began for bicycle riders and skateboarders to wear helmets, it was perfectly understandable from a safety standpo...

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Carroll peels vehicle decals

First Posted: 6/22/2009HILLSVILLE, Va. Effective Jan. 1, 2010, Carroll County citizens will no longer put county decals on their vehicles. The Carrol...

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Labor Day marks the closing of local pools, campgrounds

First Posted: 9/7/2009It was the last big days of the season for both swimmers and campers alike this past weekend as kids took their last dive in the...

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Ultimate Dance Studio catches Boogie Fever

First Posted: 5/27/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN Dancers from Ultimate Dance Studio from Pilot Mountain, competed at the Boogie Fever Dance Championships in Kin...

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Students approve of North Star Academy Part two

First Posted: 2/6/2009Students participating in the North Star Academy at North Surry High School, like the administrators, see the academy as a promi...

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LEFTWICH

First Posted: 10/5/2009LEFTWICH LAMBSBURG, Va. Mr. Johnny Max Leftwich, 55, of Lambsburg, passed away at Northern Hospital of Surry County on Sunday,...

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North Surry bounced by Ashe County

First Posted: 3/18/2009A day after winning its first match in two years, the North Surry boys tennis team could not keep the streak alive, falling 7-2...

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Baker swims strong for STAR

First Posted: 7/21/2009CARY Paced by Kathleen Bakers eight first-place finishes, High Point's STAR Aquatics finished seventh out of 20 teams at the N...

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Police Briefs

First Posted: 2/23/2009- A Mount Airy man was served with a warrant charging him with trafficking in methamphetamine, a felony, after being arrested i...

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White

First Posted: 4/4/2009White MOUNT AIRY Miss Janice Louise White, 63, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2009, at the home of her brother following a shor...

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Golfers take over Cross Creek for charity

First Posted: 8/13/2009Cross Creek Country Club hosted the fifth annual Greater Granite Open for the United Fund of Surry County Thursday morning. Las...

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Bears sweep North Stokes

First Posted: 1/20/2009Staff Report DANBURY One quarter made all the difference for the Mount Airy Granite Bears last night, as they defeated Northw...

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Smith sidelined from regionals

First Posted: 3/2/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN When any long-time coach retires, its likely there could be no better way to bow out than with a big win. But in...

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Local kids display talent

First Posted: 4/16/2009From the Constitution to the latest Hannah Montana song, audience members heard it all at the 4-H Talent Show held Thursday nig...

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Game of the Week: Greyhounds face off with Starmount

First Posted: 9/2/2009This is the story of two teams with the same problem. Both North Surry and Starmount lost in each of the first two weeks of the ...

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LifeSpan program hit by budget cuts

First Posted: 10/16/2009DOBSON A local program that provides employment services to persons with developmental disabilities has fallen victim to stat...

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Community calendar

First Posted: 10/16/2009Submissions to the community calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought into The Mount Airy News office before 5 ...

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Central’s slide continues

First Posted: 4/16/2009DOBSON Surry Central continued its softball slide Thursday, losing a hard fought game to visiting Forbush, 2-0. Central pitche...

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James-Slate couple marry at First United Methodist Church

First Posted: 11/27/2009Gabrielle Kahlian James and Ashton Nicholas Slate were married on Nov. 14 at First United Methodist Church in Hickory by the R...

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Groundbreaking set for river restoration

First Posted: 3/27/2009The good news is that a long-awaited project to restore banks of the Ararat River begins Monday. The bad news is, the work will...

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