Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:35:18 EST 1800 East Surry athlete airlifted following wreck PILOT MOUNTAIN — An East Surry High School athlete was airlifted in critical condition following a single-vehicle car accident Saturday afternoon. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:40:24 EST East Surry athlete airlifted following wreck PILOT MOUNTAIN — An East Surry High School athlete was airlifted in critical condition following a single-vehicle car accident Saturday afternoon. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:40:22 EST Minimum housing debate heats up Mount Airy's customary annual debate on enforcing minimum housing codes has produced two main conclusions: it could be easier for the public to report alleged violations, and one city official might be meddling in the process. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:05:21 EST Musuem receives exhibit grant The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation in support of the annual changing exhibits program. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:55:21 EST Robertson charged in assault case A Dobson man was shot Thursday night after he allegedly broke into his former girlfriend's home and assaulted another man who was inside the house. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:30:21 EST Lack of buildings hurting job growth Mount Airy basically has run out of suitable buildings to offer industrial prospects, a local economic-development representative told city officials Friday. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:45:21 EST Ararat man charged in string of auto robberies Surry County authorities this week said they have charged an Ararat, Va., man with more than 40 felony and misdemeanor charges after he was arrested in December by the Carroll County, Va., Sheriff's Office. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:15:23 EST Cooperative opens solar farm Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation (SYEMC) added what officials termed a new generation to its power supply mix with added benefits to new generations of local students. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:15:21 EST Speaker: No magic answer to success Participants in the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce's 54th Annual Meeting Thursday night heard Nester Hosiery Inc.'s Chief Financial Officer Keith Nester and Executive Vice President of Sales Kerry Nester distill lessons learned... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:20:22 EST Lady Hounds rip Carver Taylor Hill scored 20 points and Mikaela Johnson added 12 as North Surry's girls basketball team overwhelmed Carver 70-21 in a Western Piedmont 2A Conference game on Friday night. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:55:21 EST Hounds swat Jackets Mason Hawks and Khaileel Dailey scored 18 points apiece as North Surry defeated Carver 76-64 on Friday night at Ron King Gymnasium, handing the Yellowjackets their first Western Piedmont 2A Conference loss of the season. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:50:23 EST Bears top Wolfpack WALKERTOWN — Mount Airy defeated Walkertown 79-57 on Friday night in a Northwest 1A Conference game. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:50:22 EST Man charged after chase HILLSVILLE, Va. — A Cana, Va., man was jailed on numerous charges after a pursuit Thursday night, authorities say. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:55:22 EST City facing $3.5 million in capital needs$3.5-million-in-capital-needs Mount Airy is falling behind with its investment in new equipment purchases and infrastructure improvements and needs about $3.5 million to catch up — just for the next fiscal year. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:15:22 EST Springthorpe named Citizen of the Year The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce named Berta Glenn Springthorpe as its Citizen of the Year during its 54th annual banquet at Cross Creek Country Club Thursday night. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:45:25 EST Surry Arts Council 46th anniversary opens with fund drive The Surry Arts Council (SAC) will mark its 46th anniversary on Feb. 12 as it officially kicks off its 2015-2016 Fund Drive in the Andy Griffith Museum Theater. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:45:22 EST A physician with a healing touch “I've got to go to the doctor!” Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:10:21 EST Surry Patriots breeze to home victory PILOT MOUNTAIN — Kaylee Paris matched a season high with 20 points to lead the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team past Winston-Salem Christian 73-34 on Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:30:23 EST Surry Knights start play DOBSON — With nine returning players back, Surry Community College is looking to climb back to the top of the Region X standings in 2015. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:10:25 EST (No heading) BELMONT — North Surry standout Morgan Midkiff has received a player of the week award in college. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:10:22 EST