Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:02:40 EST 1800 Trio charged in vehicle break-ins Three local teens were charged with multiple violations Thursday after allegedly stealing numerous items from unlocked vehicles at locations in Mount Airy. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:35:22 EST Pets, tobacco banned from park When Dobson's first public park complex opens in the coming weeks folks utilizing the new venue will have to leave their four-legged friends and bad habits at home. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:30:21 EST SCC hosts benefit basketball game DOBSON — The students may have defeated the faculty 66-50 on March 19, but Surry Community College's March Madness event was a “win-win” for all involved. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:00:26 EST Greyhounds shut down Eagles DOBSON — Casey Wright had a big night at the plate and Chase Chandler tossed a complete game shutout as North Surry defeated Surry Central 4-0 Friday in the Western Piedmont 2A Conference opener for both teams. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:29 EST Bears sweep Atkins for 3rd straight shutout The Granite Bears continued their hot tennis streak Friday with a 9-0 sweep of Northwest foe Atkins.Mount Airy improved to 6-2 overall, 5-1 in the NW Conference. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:28 EST Lady Eagles settle for tie at home DOBSON — The Lady Eagles held a 1-0 lead for most of Friday's soccer game, but Statesville came back late to force a tie. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:23 EST Bears’ Holder picks Averett Mount Airy quarterback Logan Holder has chosen Division III Averett University to continue his football career.The Granite Bears are a run-first team, but when needed Logan showed he could attack a defense through the air. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:21 EST Charges announced in meth-vehicle case Mount Airy police announced Friday that two people have been charged in an incident involving the transporting of methamphetamine-related items in a stolen van. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:30:21 EST ‘Supa Savage’ could be in Dobson DOBSON — A fugitive wanted by authorities in two states who goes by the nickname “Supa Savage” and is considered armed and dangerous could be in the Dobson area, police warn. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:35:20 EST Good Friday service slated Highland Park Baptist Church will be hosting the annual Good Friday Services sponsored by the Greater Mount Airy Ministerial Association. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:00:21 EST Fair focuses on helping students find help PILOT MOUNTAIN —East Surry High's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Awareness Fair Thursday directly offered up information to students with a three-step approach: Name it, deal with it, don't use it as an... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:50:22 EST Scarlett, Rhett to usher in digital era at Earle “Gone With the Wind” stars Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh have “appeared” in downtown Mount Airy before, but they probably never have looked better than they will tonight on the screen at the Earle Theatre. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:55:21 EST Churches prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday Christians all over the world will celebrate the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, March 29. Worshippers will wave palm branches, as they hail Jesus Christ as King of kings and Lord of lords, and as they remember the events that... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:50:22 EST Police reports • A Mount Airy man facing a felony charge of obtaining property by false pretense, along with larceny and possession of stolen property offenses, was arrested Wednesday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Justin Lee George, 25,... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:30:21 EST Chamber of Commerce recognizes local organizations On Thursday the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce took some time to recognize a few local businesses that have gone above and beyond in the community. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:05:22 EST Bears baseball wins 2 in a row Mount Airy's baseball team made it two in a row this week with a 13-6 nonconference victory against North Wilkes on Wednesday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:31 EST Hounds lose 5-4 North Surry nearly beat West Stokes for a share of first place in the Western Piedmont Conference.The Greyhounds fell 5-4 to the Wildcats, coming close in a singles match and a doubles match. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:30 EST Granite Bears sweep Wolfpack in tennis 9-0 WALKERTOWN — Mount Airy posted its second-consecutive shutout with a 9-0 victory against Walkertown in Northwest 1A Conference tennis on Thursday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:29 EST Knights blank Jamestown DOBSON — John Faircloth, Blade Best and Caleb Gaster combined to pitch a no-hitter Thursday as Surry Community College defeated Jamestown Community College 4-0. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:28 EST Dirt to fly at Friendship Dirt racing returns to Friendship Motor Speedway this weekend with some big names and a big purse. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:15:27 EST