Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:43:55 EST 1800 H&W official clarifies sale Although the sale of H&W Trucking Co. has been reported by local and state media outlets, a company official said Monday that the transaction doesn't involve a lock, stock and barrel situation. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:21:03 EST A walk back in time County veterans advocates are planning an event they say is long overdue: A night of glitz and glamour to recognize the area's World War II veterans. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:42:06 EST ‘Video showcase’ eyed for city A month after rejecting the idea of a New York communications company producing a “video showcase” program for Mount Airy, city officials are poised to award the job to a local provider this week. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:27:11 EST County, city to huddle on Interstates project DOBSON — The county's board of commissioners is set to schedule another meeting with the city of Mount Airy's board in an effort to hammer out an agreement on the perpetually-on-the-horizon Interstates Sewer Project. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:49:07 EST College Fair and Carnival is “one stop shop” for students DOBSON —Surry Community's College Fair and Carnival attracted more than 2,000 participants Monday in a type of academic “one-stop shop” for students from local areas in economic transition. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:10:16 EST Divorces The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Zachary B. Darnell and Leslie D. McCann. Granted September 10. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:09 EST Marriages The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Adam Miller Cox, 27, of Pilot Mountain, and Ashley Elizabeth Branch, 21, of Pilot Mountain. Issued September 11. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:25:07 EST Property transfers In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:22:06 EST Sheriff’s reports The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:19:08 EST Fowler receives white coat A county honors graduate is moving forward with her education, receiving the traditional “white coat” during a recent ceremony at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:18:03 EST Kids invited to ‘Take Me Fishing’ event Andy and Opie won't actually be there, but the thrill of going to the old fishing hole to catch a big one awaits participants of a gathering next weekend in Mount Airy. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:00:11 EST Police briefs • Assorted grocery and food items were stolen at Sheetz on U.S. 601 last Monday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. No dollar figure was listed for the loss. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:03:11 EST Glass, Jones engaged Joey and Lisa Thomas Glass of Mount Airy announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Suzanne, to William Joseph (Joey) Jones, the son of Ricky and Candy Lovill Jones of Mount Airy. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 04:55:08 EST Fashion show to benefit Alzheimer’s Foundation The Mount Airy Walk to End Alzheimer's won't happen until Oct. 4 but not everyone is waiting until then to start walking. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:41:07 EST Copeland students to ‘Read Around the World in 180 Days’ DOBSON — Copeland Elementary has a project which appeals to the inner Phileas Fogg in all of us. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:39:08 EST The end of the Interstates project? DOBSON — The county's Board of Commissioners is set to address, yet again, the chances of getting the long-awaited Interstates Sewer Project under way, but at least one commissioner says that if the county can't reach an agreement... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:01:05 EST Community meeting set for Tuesday PILOT MOUNTAIN — Local business and community members will have a chance to work together Tuesday during a community meeting aimed at helping the town survive the absence of the N.C. 268 bridge at U.S. 52. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:38:11 EST Cows and crafts and food, oh my DOBSON — Threatening skies at the beginning of the event did little to quell the enthusiasm of the thousands of attendees anticipated at this year's Celebrate Agriculture event, a farm-related festival designed to get people more... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:36:09 EST (No heading) Cars are lined up Saturday morning in a parking lot at the corner of North Main and Lebanon streets in Mount Airy, as Blue Ridge CareNet Counseling Center hosted a document shredding event. The center took donations from residents, who were provided... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:12:13 EST Last day for county fair The opinions are in. This year's Surry County Agricultural Fair, which wraps up today, was one for the record books. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:11:05 EST