Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:16:10 EST 1800 Interim CEO leaves NHSC after three days It was anticipated that a new interim chief executive officer for Northern Hospital of Surry County would be here only a brief time — but his exit came much faster than expected. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former PM police chief dies DOBSON — A former chief of police in the town of Pilot Mountain has died.Oscar Marvin Hutchens died on April 15 at the Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Center. He was 87. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Never too late: At 79, Flat Rock woman swims in Tri-Mayberry Pat Schrantz was in the middle of the swim portion of the 2014 Tri-Mayberry Sprint Triathlon on Sunday when she approached the wall of the pool. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual SCC Health Fair broadens it focus DOBSON — Surry Community's third annual health fair broadened its scope Tuesday. The changes were fueled by the college's focus on student services and sense of community as it observes its 50th anniversary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST North falls to West Stokes on Senior Night West Stokes wrapped up the first-ever Western Piedmont Conference tennis title by beating North Surry 6-3.The Wildcats finished the regular season in first place, Surry Central second and North Surry in third. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mount Airy defeats Walkertown in girls soccer Mount Airy picked up a 10-1 win over Walkertown in Northwest 1A Conference soccer on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Falcons hand North Surry its first loss Forbush came out swinging and knocked North Surry from the ranks of the unbeaten.The Lady Falcons handed the Lady Greyhounds their first loss of the season 8-3 Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ACC All-Stars come to East Surry tonight ACC basketball comes to Surry County tonight when the 36th-annual Barnstorming Tour stops at East Surry High School. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mount Airy’s players sharp on first day of tennis tournament All four of Mount Airy's entries in the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament advanced to the semifinals on Thursday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cardinals, Bears qualify for regional golf tournament Bishop McGuinness took first place in the Northwest Conference golf championship, and two local teams qualified for regionals. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Board hears budget update DOBSON —True to his word, Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith told the town's board of commissioners that he doesn't feel a tax increase is necessary during this year's budget season. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back JONESVILLE — A resident from Mount Airy is facing charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a victim he originally sold his car to. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Surry Community Students Launch ‘Egg Rockets’ today DOBSON — Surry Community College Math Club members, not “all the kings horses and all the kings men,” are going to give Humpty Dumpty a chance to go airborne this afternoon as the school holds its annual egg launch. The event is set... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST NCDOT to begin I-77 repaving in Surry County The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin work on a paving rehabilitation project along Interstate 77 near Mount Airy on April 22.One lane of I-77 from mile marker 95 to 99 will be closed until the project is completed. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Support your local fire department A fund-raising event set Saturday in Mount Airy is part of an effort to preserve an historic piece of emergency services history in the city. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Contract renewed with local license plate agency A contract has been awarded to operate the license plate agency in Mount Airy — to the person who presently runs the facility. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Candidates’ forum set for Thursday With a primary just around the corner, an event tonight in Mount Airy offers voters a chance to learn about candidates involved.The meet-and-greet session is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at J.J. Jones Alumni Auditorium. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local ingredients, worldly cuisine It may seem odd, she said, but people should eat together at home much more than they do now.“It's really important for people to cook things at home,” said Megan Carolan. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SCC golf teams qualify for national tournaments NEW BERN — Surry Community College's golf team has qualified for the national junior college tournament with a strong showing at the Region X Championship. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East golfer Jordan Vogler chooses Lenoir-Rhyne PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry golfer Jordan Vogler will sign with Lenoir-Rhyne University today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST