Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:23:22 EST 1800 Mount Airy High hosts Special Olympics http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153117270/Mount-Airy-High-hosts-Special-Olympics MOUNT AIRY — On Friday Mount Airy High School played host to the county's Special Olympics Spring Games for its second year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:20:21 EST Sauras top Eagles in 7th http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoftball/153127469/Sauras-top-Eagles-in-7th DOBSON — The Lady Eagles made a good comeback, but the Sauras pulled ahead again for a 6-4 win Friday evening.South Stokes scored four quick runs, but Surry Central didn't give up. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:29 EST Lady Bears shut out Camels http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153130413/Lady-Bears-shut-out-Camels Mount Airy's girls soccer team appears to be adjusting well since the loss of two speedy players who decided to focus exclusively on track for the rest of the season. Just how much the Lady Bears have turned the corner will be revealed during a... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:27 EST Arguing against the dumbest soccer rule http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153126567/Arguing-against-the-dumbest-soccer-rule When my daughter signed up for youth soccer, neither of us knew a thing about the sport except you couldn't use your hands. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:25 EST Premier dirt track series coming http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153107593/Premier-dirt-track-series-coming ELKIN — Dirt track race fans have the chance to see some of the best drivers in the country on Friday when the nation's premier touring late model series invades Friendship Motor Speedway. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:23 EST Bears place second in track meet http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153111405/Bears-place-second-in-track-meet DANBURY — Mount Airy's boys and girls track & field teams took second at a meet against Winston-Salem Prep, Patrick County (Virginia) and North Stokes. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:22 EST Cards blank Wolfpack http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbaseball/153131934/Cards-blank-Wolfpack WALKERTOWN — East Surry shut down Walkertown 9-1 in Northwest 1A Conference baseball action on Friday night, clinching at least a share of the regular-season conference title. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:21 EST Dobson Commissioners concerned about sales tax bill http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153119762/Dobson-Commissioners-concerned-about-sales-tax-bill DOBSON — The Dobson Town Commission on Thursday night passed a resolution opposing a state senate bill that would restructure the state's sales tax, spreading more of the money to rural counties and hurting metro areas and smaller... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:55:22 EST Electrical issue cause of apartment fire http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153120307/Electrical-issue-cause-of-apartment-fire The cause of a Thursday night apartment fire in Mount Airy which displaced 35 residents has been ruled accidental. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:05:21 EST Police reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153100838/Police-reports • A series of incidents was reported this week in which a debit card stolen from a local man was used for unauthorized transactions, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police were told Monday that the card of Curtis Ackers Clark... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:15:22 EST Franklin holds Special Olympics pep rally http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153100551/Franklin-holds-Special-Olympics-pep-rally Thursday, amidst a sea of Franklin Elementary School students, children who are participating in today's Special Olympics were introduced. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:05:22 EST City board punts pesky hearing process http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153095043/City-board-punts-pesky-hearing-process Public hearings held in Mount Airy on certain rezoning issues no longer will resemble court trials due to a decision to quash a “quasi-judicial” process. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:05:22 EST Hounds get 7th straight win http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbaseball/153088918/Hounds-get-7th-straight-win North Surry won its seventh straight game with a 3-2 win over Forbush Thursday night.The Greyhounds improved to 14-3 and are in a tie with West Stokes atop the Western Piedmont Conference standings. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:22 EST Needham, Mosley doubles champs http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/153088894/Needham-Mosley-doubles-champs Surry Central and West Stokes were the big winners in the final day of the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:55:21 EST Close friends headed to college http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153085854/Close-friends-headed-to-college PILOT MOUNTAIN – East Surry's record-breaking football duo is headed off to N.C. Wesleyan College together. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:45:25 EST Cards 2nd, Bears 3rd in golf match http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153086719/Cards-2nd-Bears-3rd-in-golf-match East Surry took second and Mount Airy was third in a Northwest 1A Conference golf match on Wednesday at Cross Creek Country Club.Bishop McGuinness ran away with first place with a round of 148. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:45:23 EST Marion, Hodges to coach Region 7 http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153107046/Marion-Hodges-to-coach-Region-7 DURHAM — Three area softball coaches have been selected to coach Region 7 in this year's Powerade State Games High School Softball Showcase on June 23-24 at N.C. State University and Middle Creek Park. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:45:22 EST Lady Cards get road soccer win http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer/153111422/Lady-Cards-get-road-soccer-win DANBURY — East Surry maintained their 1A Northwest conference lead Wednesday night after defeating North Stokes 3-1. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:20:22 EST Apartment fire displaces up to 35 residents http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153110186/Apartment-fire-displaces-up-to-35-residents MOUNT AIRY — Thirty-five people were displaced tonight when a fire broke out in a Mount Airy apartment building 35. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:35:21 EST Parti Gras: SCC holds spring fling http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153096357/Parti-Gras:-SCC-holds-spring-fling DOBSON — On Thursday Surry Community College held a student appreciation spring fling in the courtyard outside the Knight's Grill. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:00:22 EST