Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:18:26 EST 1800 Randleman: ‘Insight’ aids ability to serve http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591761/Randleman:-Insight-aids-ability-to-serve Editor's note: Surry County residents are represented in the N.C. Senate by Shirley Randleman, successor to the late Sen. Don East of Pilot Mountain. The 30th District that she serves also includes Stokes and Wilkes... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:40:04 EST Ingle: Randleman has failed her district http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50593201/Ingle:-Randleman-has-failed-her-district Editor's note: Surry County residents are represented in the N.C. Senate by Shirley Randleman, successor to the late Sen. Don East of Pilot Mountain. The 30th District that she serves also includes Stokes and Wilkes... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:29:04 EST Kids Spook Lupus held at Central Methodist http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50591833/Kids-Spook-Lupus-held-at-Central-Methodist Lupus striking younger victims locally has prompted local lupus survivor Barbi Manchester to continue the “Kids Spook Lupus” Halloween Carnival for its second year today 31. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:22:04 EST Local man involved in Forsyth triple fatality http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50595238/Local-man-involved-in-Forsyth-triple-fatality WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy man is said to have escaped serious injury in a pileup this afternoon on U.S. 52 in Forsyth County which resulted in three fatalities. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:25:07 EST Lego teams have sights on regionals http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591557/Lego-teams-have-sights-on-regionals DOBSON — The county-wide First Lego League slated for Nov. 8 at Surry Community College is more than students playing with Legos. The competition enters its third year with the competition slated from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Dobson... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:10:04 EST Cadets restore park trail http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591576/Cadets-restore-park-trail North Surry Junior Officer's Training Corps (JROTC) members literally hit the trail — a walking trail — at Riverside Park as they restored a walking trail as a fall community service goal. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:33:04 EST “Spooktacular” proceeds to aid students at Christmas http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50584508/Spooktacular-proceeds-to-aid-students-at-Christmas DOBSON — It was an event Jack Skellington of “Nightmare before Christmas” would have envied as Halloween held court to benefit Christmas. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:03:11 EST Aktion Club helps “Friends Feeding Friends” drive http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50586137/Aktion-Club-helps-Friends-Feeding-Friends-drive Lowes Foods Assistant Manager Randy Sellers chats with Surry Central Aktion Club member Gregory Galyean as he loads another buggy with Friends Feeding Friends bags for the annual food drive. The kickoff to the drive is slated for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:09 EST Showcase is competitive and collaborative http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50585356/Showcase-is-competitive-and-collaborative DOBSON — Surry County Schools' annual Marching Band Showcase again proved to be a unique combination of competition and camaraderie as young musicians who often don't get to see each other perform cheered for each other. The... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:13:09 EST Police briefs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50580142/Police-briefs • Mount Airy Toyota and Scion was the scene of a theft discovered Tuesday, which involved property valued at $10,080, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred when someone gained entry through a service entrance of the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:05 EST Boo Bash set Friday http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50584572/Boo-Bash-set-Friday Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will converge on Old North State Winery Friday night, as the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History hosts this year's fifth annual Boo Bash. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:15:02 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50584288/ DOBSON — Policy changes on the state level mean some county families may no longer qualify for childcare subsidies through the Department of Social Services (DSS), and those who do will have to dig a little deeper in their... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:04:06 EST Friends Feeding Friends kickoff is Nov. 5 http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50571880/Friends-Feeding-Friends-kickoff-is-Nov.-5 The message from Lowes Foods annual “Friends Feeding Friends” food drive this year is bigger and better. Organizer Randy Bowman, who is the store's perishable department co-manager, marks his 16th year with the local... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:38:06 EST Pastor Appreciation Day held at Dayspring http://mtairynews.com/news/community-community-news-features-lifestyle-WK_Food/50570328/Pastor-Appreciation-Day-held-at-Dayspring While most of the congregation of Dayspring Baptist Church in Dobson were wrapping up the Pastor Appreciation Day service last Sunday, a small group of ladies slipped away to put the finishing touches on the potluck luncheon that followed the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:28:08 EST Police briefs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50570183/Police-briefs • A Mount Airy teen has been charged with multiple felonies stemming from the theft of two scooters, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred last Wednesday, with the victims identified as two residents of the same address... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:50:11 EST SCC holding Halloween Spooktacular http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50570197/SCC-holding-Halloween-Spooktacular DOBSON — Surry Community College will hold its second Halloween Spooktacular at its Dobson campus today as a way for middle school students to be familiar and less frightened of college. The event is set to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:00:02 EST Mount Airy home extensively damaged by fire http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50571592/Mount-Airy-home-extensively-damaged-by-fire An Surry County Fire Marshal's office investigation into the cause of multi-level structure fire is ongoing following the Monday afternoon blaze. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:06:09 EST Early voting off to good start http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50570737/Early-voting-off-to-good-start DOBSON — Recent court action has altered the early voting process in North Carolina, but that hasn't kept Surry County residents from showing up to cast ballots in notable numbers. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:14:08 EST Documenting the music of the region http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50563496/Documenting-the-music-of-the-region For Dale Bartlett, the weekly Merry-Go-Round performances at the Earle Theater are about more than just a toe-tapping good time. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:12:04 EST Afternoon blaze destroys Mount Airy home http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50570804/Afternoon-blaze-destroys-Mount-Airy-home A fire broke out at a private residence near Mount Airy around mid-day on Monday. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:12:03 EST