Black History Month celebrated

First Posted: 2/20/2009With songs, dances, speeches and skits, the Surry Arts Council helped the community honor Black History Month with a celebratio...

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MCMILLIAN

First Posted: 8/11/2009MCMILLIAN MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Lettie Geneva Berrier McMillian, 90, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Northern H...

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Three more Bassett defendants sentenced

First Posted: 9/30/2009DOBSON Three former employees of Bassett Furniture Industries in Mount Airy have pleaded guilty to their part in a massive emb...

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Northern Hospital department receives accreditation

First Posted: 3/9/2009Northern Hospital of Surry County has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for its Computed Tomography (CT) imaging m...

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Castevens’ comeback boosts Mount Airy

First Posted: 3/11/2009A little more than a year ago, Lindsay Castevens was lying face down on a soccer field, wondering if she would ever be able to ...

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Mount Airy demolishes Martinsville, 77-22

First Posted: 12/22/2009The Mount Airy girls basketball team played the roll of Grinch Tuesday, stealing everything in sight from visiting Martinsvill...

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Mount Airy outlasts South Stokes

First Posted: 2/12/2009WALNUT COVE Mount Airy had to fight back, then hold off South Stokes last night, defeating the Sauras 65-62 in dramatic fashio...

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TDA board impressed with progress

First Posted: 10/13/2009Just as the streets are freshly cleaned after this years Autumn Leaves Festival, the Tourism Development Authority board membe...

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King

First Posted: 8/21/2009King MOUNT AIRY Mr. George Wallace King, 86, of 1528 W. Pine St., Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at the Joan...

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Norman-Wilber

First Posted: 4/30/2009Douglas and Cheryl Norman of Mount Airy announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Michelle, to Logan Christopher Wilber, ...

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Orem fights off rust to win at Asheville

First Posted: 7/24/2009ASHEVILLE While taking on a new job as a nurse practitioner at Northern Hospital of Surry County and settling in to a new area...

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Late rally leads Pride to win

First Posted: 6/1/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN The Surry Pride mounted a late comeback and held off visiting Kernersville Monday to pick up a 6-5 win. After a ...

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Free Obits

First Posted: 2/22/2009LOCAL CLEMENT, Mrs. Clara Elizabeth Goad, 91, of Mount Airy, wife of Harry Clement. MARTIN, Mr. Ted Harrison, 72, of Mount Ai...

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Residents attend CBF assembly

First Posted: 7/18/2009Bea Clark and Bill Clark, residents of Mount Airy, participated in the 19th Annual Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) General...

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Marriages

First Posted: 8/15/2009The Surry County Register of Deeds has granted the following marriage licenses: Derrick Brandon Atkins, 25, of Mount Airy, and...

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County spelling bee draws crowd, intense competition

First Posted: 1/22/2009While tundra was the winning word for the Surry County Schools championship bee, winner Petra Goettel did not think it was the ...

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City trying to beat flood insurance deadline

First Posted: 8/5/2009Mount Airy officials will consider action tonight that will allow the city to beat an Aug. 18 deadline for remaining in the Nati...

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Police Briefs

First Posted: 9/23/2009- Property valued at more than $2,000 has been reported stolen from a Mount Airy business, according to city police. The theft ...

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Its okay to go fruity

First Posted: 5/21/2009Uniq, langsat, kumquat, rambutan...those are a few of the incredible fruits I learned about Thursday when I visited White Plain...

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City police chief stepping down

First Posted: 6/6/2009Mount Airy Police Chief Roger McCreary has announced he will retire effective Oct. 1, bringing a 28-year law enforcement career ...

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City commissioner pens seventh childrens book

First Posted: 6/22/2009Two little known facts about Mount Airy City Commissioner Dean Brown is that he has always wanted to fly and the other is that ...

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Church Calendar

First Posted: 11/5/2009Submissions 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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School board visiting White Plains for meeting

First Posted: 10/31/2009DOBSON The Surry County Board of Education will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at White Plains Elementary School on Cadle Ford Road. A...

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Author to get away from it all

First Posted: 9/27/2009One local authors personal odyssey of simple living takes a new turn this fall as she travels to Poland for a long-anticipated ...

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Wreck sends one to hospital

First Posted: 7/14/2009A 68-year-old Mount Airy woman was taken to Northern Hospital of Surry County Tuesday morning following a two-car collision at ...

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WALL

First Posted: 1/9/2009MOUNT AIRY Ms. Mildred Faye Blackmon Wall, 80, of 254 Critz St., Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Wake Forest...

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Police briefs

First Posted: 9/13/2009n A traffic stop early Saturday by Mount Airy police led to a felony drug charge against a 24-year-old man, who also was found ...

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COOK

First Posted: 10/23/2009COOK MOUNT AIRY Mr. Rufus Hosea Cook, 91, of 143 Gwynwood Drive, Mount Airy, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 23, 2009, at hi...

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Gibson-Dellenback couple marries in outdoor ceremony at Westfield

First Posted: 6/6/2009Rebecca Kay Gibson of Westfield and Jody Ladd Dellenback of Claudville, Va., were married at an outdoor ceremony at the home of ...

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HEMRICK

First Posted: 3/6/2009GERMANTON Mrs. Peggi Lou Hemrick, 72, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1936,...

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Wythe racers rode the storm out Saturday

First Posted: 5/17/2009RURAL RETREAT, Va. Mother Nature threatened all day and finally got the better of Wythe Raceway, but not until after some exci...

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Top guns head to national championship

First Posted: 9/9/2009SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. In the countrys stiffest competition for marksmanship and gun handling, the Tar Heel State will be represe...

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District governor elect speaks to Rotary Club

First Posted: 11/17/2009Members of the Mount Airy Rotary Club were honored with a visit from Wes Patterson, district governor-elect of Rotary District...

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WPC picks up first win

First Posted: 11/23/2009Anna Eaton scored a game-high 31 points to go with 17 rebounds to lead the White Plains Christian girls basketball team to a 5...

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Area teams eliminated from tournament

First Posted: 7/13/2009Things didnt go so well for Surry Countys two remaining Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth League 12-and-under state-title tournament represe...

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Computer virus hits college

First Posted: 2/12/2009DOBSON Surry Community College was hit with a computer virus on Feb. 9. Known as a Syn Attack, the virus broadcasts multiple a...

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Winter storm expected to bring accumulation

First Posted: 12/17/2009Surry County and surrounding counties were placed under a winter storm warning Thursday evening. The warning is in effective f...

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Program to help seniors become advocates

First Posted: 9/6/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN Sarah Meek, Community Action Network director from the Alliance of Retired Americans in Washington, D.C., will p...

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