Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sun, 28 Dec 2014 06:00:09 EST 1800 Annexed resident says city not doing its part http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50931850/Annexed-resident-says-city-not-doing-its-part When it comes to requiring residences forcibly annexed by Mount Airy to be connected to municipal water and sewer services, one affected property owner believes that's a two-way street. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:01:05 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50923101/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:00:08 EST Bee school slated for February, March http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50930616/Bee-school-slated-for-February-March DOBSON — The Surry County Beekeepers Association has announced its annual bee school, hoping to do its part to stem a tide of declining numbers of bees and beekeepers. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:10:06 EST Second Fiddle Crawl under way http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50914578/Second-Fiddle-Crawl-under-way With the first Mount Airy Fiddle Crawl just a few months old, local organizers are already working on the 2015 edition of the new event. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:10:05 EST Museum sets New Years Eve fundraiser http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50931121/Museum-sets-New-Years-Eve-fundraiser The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is going to end and begin its year with a bang at its fifth annual New Year's Eve fundraiser dance on Dec. 31 at Old North State Winery. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:33:06 EST Hounds win, Eagles and Bears fall http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50934303/Hounds-win-Eagles-and-Bears-fall Some games finished late on Friday night, and full details were not available at press time. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:02:10 EST Lady Eagles nip Cards by five http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50934260/Lady-Eagles-nip-Cards-by-five ELKIN — The Lady Eagles defeated East Surry 42-37 in the first game of Elkin's Christmas tournament Friday.Surry Central led by as many as 13 in the third quarter, but East Surry refused to quit. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:02:08 EST Cards fall to Rams 60-53 http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50934236/Cards-fall-to-Rams-60-53 ELKIN — East Surry came out on the short end of a back-and-forth match with Starmount Friday evening. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:02:06 EST Lady Hounds fall to reigning 2A champ http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50934292/Lady-Hounds-fall-to-reigning-2A-champ HIGH POINT — North Surry stuck around with the defending 2A state champion for three quarters before High Point Andrews pulled away for a 39-32 win Friday afternoon. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:02:05 EST Park wants public to take a hike http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50929989/Park-wants-public-to-take-a-hike PILOT MOUNTAIN — To anyone desiring a way to get the new year off to a good start, the staff at Pilot Mountain State Park offers a possible solution: Take a hike. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:41:05 EST Sheriff believes progress made in meth problem http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50925053/Sheriff-believes-progress-made-in-meth-problem DOBSON — With two major busts in the past week, Surry Sheriff Graham Atkinson thinks headway is being made in battling the county's methamphetamine problem — but the war is not over. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:47:05 EST New veterans cemetery has first occupant http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50924266/New-veterans-cemetery-has-first-occupant Nearly two years to the day since construction started on the Surry County Veterans Cemetery, the graveyard has its first occupant. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:12:06 EST Area teams playing holiday hoops http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50916287/Area-teams-playing-holiday-hoops All four area schools will participate in basketball tournaments on Friday and Saturday. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:57:04 EST Council celebrates “Breaking Up Christmas” with free dances http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50924126/Council-celebrates-Breaking-Up-Christmas-with-free-dances Surry County's “Breaking Up Christmas” tradition will be celebrated with free admission to old-time dances at the Historic Earle Theatre. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:08:06 EST Depression not just the ‘holiday blues’ http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50916474/Depression-not-just-the-holiday-blues New data nationally from clinicians challenges the notion that depression and suicide rates increase during the holiday season. Experts stress this information points to the need for heightened awareness of risks in later winter after the... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:57:03 EST Good tidings to all http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial-opinon/50925534/Good-tidings-to-all Over the years writers and other artists have attempted various ways of communicating the hopefulness and sense of joy that comes, or should come, with the Christmas season. Writers — most notably Charles Dickens — film makers and others... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:01:16 EST Locals shine on college stage http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50917207/Locals-shine-on-college-stage Surry County has a strong tradition for women's basketball, and several players are showing their skills now at the college level. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:58:05 EST Holder to coach in 2015 Shrine Bowl http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50917858/Holder-to-coach-in-2015-Shrine-Bowl Mount Airy head football coach Kelly Holder was recently selected as one of six assistant coaches for the 79th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in 2015. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:58:03 EST Greyhound wrestlers roll http://mtairynews.com/news/hswrestling/50920103/Greyhound-wrestlers-roll North Surry collected two more wins, losing just three matches total in defeating North Forsyth, 71-6, and East Wilkes, 72-12, Tuesday night. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:58:02 EST Clerk candidate raised $50,383 for losing effort http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50922744/Clerk-candidate-raised-$50383-for-losing-effort DOBSON — It's commonly assumed that candidates who are successful in the modern political arena are those raising the most money, but this was not true with a recent election in Surry County. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:05:05 EST