Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:19:21 EST 1800 Mayberry Farm Fest brings the country to the city on May 16 The Mount Airy Downtown Business Association is busy making preparations for Mayberry Farm Fest 2015, scheduled for mid-May in Downtown Mount Airy. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:05:21 EST Meth charges filed against Ararat man DOBSON — Drug charges have been announced against an Ararat man by the Surry County Sheriff's Office. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:45:22 EST Historical society meeting reservation deadline extended The Surry County Historical Society has extended its deadline for reservations for the Spring Dinner Meeting until May 1. The meeting is slated for May 7 at the Edwards-Franklin House on 4132 Haystack Road in Mount Airy. The event is scheduled to... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:55:21 EST Waste spill occurs in city A recent wastewater spill in Mount Airy that resulted in nearly 20,000 gallons reaching the Ararat River has been found to have caused no long-term environmental damage, officials say. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:10:22 EST Looking at local sports Here is a rundown of some of the games that took place on Monday.Surry Central lost a 1-0 thriller in soccer to South Stokes at home. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:00:26 EST Bears pull out playoff win Mount Airy lost a couple of tiebreakers in singles, but came back to win two out of three in doubles to defeat East Wilkes in the first round of the 1A dual-team state playoffs. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:00:24 EST Former Bear coach steps down at college HICKORY — A college basketball coach with local ties has stepped down after nearly four decades of coaching. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:00:23 EST Bears, Cards headed to regional East Surry and Mount Airy will play in the 1A Midwest regional after finishing second and third in Monday's conference tournament. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:00:21 EST No charges filed in skateboard fatality No charges have been filed in connection with an April 12 accident which claimed the live of Hassen Moore, a local 15-year old skateboarder who died last week from injuries sustained in the incident. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:25:22 EST Property Transfers In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:10:22 EST Free small business seminars set in May The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadkin counties. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:40:21 EST Brighter Days camp to help children with grief Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is accepting registrations for its annual Brighter Days Children's Camp. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:35:21 EST Surrey Bancorp reports slight earnings growth Surrey Bancorp the, which trades under the pink sheet symbol SRYB and is the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust last week reported earnings for the first quarter of 2015 were up slightly over the same period a year ago. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:40:21 EST (No heading) Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners recognized East Surry High School's girls swim team for its accomplishments. The board also independently recognized East Surry's Kayla Simmons for being named an All-Conference... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:45:21 EST Hutson earns Enrolled Agent status Mary E. Hutson, of the full-service accounting and tax service firm TransACTions LLC, has achieved the status of Enrolled Agent. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:30:21 EST DWI, other charges filed in wreck A Lexington woman has been charged with driving while impaired and other violations in the wake of a two-car collision on Riverside Drive near Mount Airy Sunday which seriously injured both motorists. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:15:25 EST Divorces The following divorces were granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:40:21 EST Book Smarts Following is a list of titles recently received at the Mt. Airy Public Library that are available for checkout:The Liar by Nora Roberts, fictionEvery Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline, fiction Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:20:22 EST New director takes reigns at United Fund Christina Plitt has been named the executive director of the United Fund of Surry County. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:00:21 EST Stevens, Randleman have chance to make true change In 2009, shortly after Mount Airy attorney Sarah Stevens was first seated in the North Carolina House of Representatives, she made what we considered an interesting proposal regarding the upcoming state budget process. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:55:22 EST