Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:21:53 EST 1800 MCA receives Salvatori award for teaching excellence Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) received Hillsdale College's Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching Thursday night during its annual curriculum night. According to Director of Charter School Development at Hillsdale Phillip Kilgore,... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:31:10 EST Learn how to build violins from scratch DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering Violin-Making I/Luthier starting in the fall at the Center for Public Safety, 1220 State St., Mount Airy. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:26:10 EST Effort planned to restore historic school WESTFIELD — Remembrance will be the theme for the Ridge Westfield School reunion next weekend as former students recall its past, but they're also looking to the future and a campaign to preserve the old... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:47:08 EST Holiday to affect sanitation schedule Mount Airy sanitation personnel will still be “laboring” on Labor Day to an extent, but the holiday will bring some changes in pickup operations. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:38:06 EST Divorces The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Richard Wayne Jones II, and Susan Y. Jones. Granted August 28. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:34:07 EST Arrest reports The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:26:07 EST Incident reports The Surry County Sheriff's Office is investigating the following incident reports: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:24:10 EST “Parade of Success” held at Dobson Elementary DOBSON — Organizers of Dobson Elementary's first “Parade of Success” Friday morning say the jaunt around town's main goal was to show students the community is behind them as they open their school year. Media Specialist... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:35:08 EST Wayne Farms honored for safety record DOBSON — Facilities of Wayne Farms, including three in Surry County, were cited for outstanding safety performance by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council during a conference this week in Florida. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:01:10 EST Martin’s long run carries SC DOBSON — Surry Central broke loose for some long plays to put East Wilkes away 30-20 . Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:08:10 EST Goss runs wild for Hounds Dakota Goss ran wild as North Surry muscled its way past Elkin 31-6 to earn its first win of the season.The senior running back finished with 25 carries for 310 yards and two touchdowns on Friday night at Charles Atkins Stadium. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:08:09 EST Habitat store to move The Greater Mount Airy Habitat for Humanity ReStore is moving, officials announced this week. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:08:04 EST Rough railroad crossing to be fixed Crossing railroad tracks at the intersection of U.S. 52 and U.S. 601 (Rockford Street) in Mount Airy can be a bumpy proposition, but improvements will occur there soon. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:22:07 EST Cawley fears ‘firestorm’ over blighted area plan A Mount Airy councilman is concerned that the preliminary identification of a blighted area in the city will cause “anger” among citizens, although it's still at the proposal stage. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:50:09 EST East Surry JROTC hosts Military Appreciation Night PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's United States Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will host the annual Military Appreciation Night Sept. 5 as the event moves back this year to the school which debuted the observance... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:50:07 EST Eagles edge Cards 1-0 DOBSON — Surry Central welcomed the return of all-conference players Uriel Secundino and Jose Avalos on Thursday night, as the Golden Eagles beat East Surry 1-0 in nonconference soccer for their first victory of the season. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:59:13 EST Mount Airy soccer ties Thomasville Mount Airy saw a two-goal lead slip away in a 4-4 tie against Thomasville on Thursday night at Shelton Stadium. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:57:04 EST Three at home in Week 2 Mount Airy and Thomasville have played some classics in the last several years. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:53:04 EST Hounds outlast Bears 3-0 Mount Airy challenged early, but North Surry pulled away to take all three sets in Thursday's volleyball rivalry. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:20 EST Lady Bears crush Forbush Falcons The Lady Bears crushed Forbush in tennis 9-0 with a perfect 72-0 in singles.Mount Airy's girls won every singles match 6-0, 6-0 over the visiting Lady Falcons. Then they swept doubles by a combined 24-3. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:18 EST