Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Tue, 5 May 2015 12:56:47 EST 1800 MAD Dash raises $20K$20K PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation third annual Make A Difference (MAD) Dash 5k and Fund Run was hitting on all cylinders Saturday. The event started and finished at the East Surry High School football stadium... Tue, 5 May 2015 02:25:22 EST Register of Deeds offers new service DOBSON — The Surry County Register of Deeds office has implemented a new system that allows those who submit paperwork to her office to do so from afar. Tue, 5 May 2015 00:10:23 EST Concert series continues this week The eleventh year of the Surry Arts Council Summer Series continues this week with three concerts slated Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tue, 5 May 2015 00:10:21 EST Lady Bears beat Bishop 10-2 in 1st round The Lady Bears got offense from up and down the lineup in a 10-2 win over Bishop McGuinness Monday. Mon, 4 May 2015 23:30:27 EST Bears slaughter Atkins 16-0 Wes Bumgardner threw a five-inning shutout, and helped himself at the plate as the Granite Bears destroyed Atkins 16-0 in the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament. Mon, 4 May 2015 23:30:24 EST Cards qualify for state golf meet ROARING GAP — Bishop McGuinness, Starmount and East Surry qualified for the state meet at Monday's Class 1A Midwest regional golf championships at Olde Beau Golf and Country Club. Mon, 4 May 2015 23:30:23 EST Locals knocked from regional tennis playoffs Nine local tennis players went into the 1A and 2A regional tournaments, but none could hang long enough to qualify for the state tournament. Mon, 4 May 2015 23:30:22 EST Commissioners decide not to decide DOBSON — Surry County Commissioners again delayed a final resolution on the interstate sewer project,opting instead to let Commissioner Larry Phillips head an economic impact study on the project before taking up the issue again at the May 18... Mon, 4 May 2015 22:25:24 EST Dibagno named News publisher Nathan DiBagno has been named publisher of The Mount Airy News. Mon, 4 May 2015 09:20:21 EST Honors band shows off musical career choices The recent annual Surry County Honors Band Concert encouraged participants to hit a high note by combining their musical interests with a career. Mon, 4 May 2015 07:45:25 EST Hundreds ‘unplug’ at Kidsfest An estimated 800 to 900 people took advantage of an opportunity Saturday to get “unplugged” and go outdoors during the sixth-annual Kidsfest in Mount Airy. Mon, 4 May 2015 06:30:21 EST Public officials learning to strap kids in properly Eighteen people from across North Carolina, including several from Surry County, gathered at the Elkin Rescue Squad last week to get their national certification as child seat safety inspectors, in hopes of helping parents and caregivers they come... Mon, 4 May 2015 00:15:21 EST Most Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 3 May 2015 12:00:23 EST Atkins retires from Mount Airy Vision Mount Airy Vision Center recently celebrated the retirement of Robin Atkins, who has served with the company for 17 years. They held the retirement dinner at Old North State Winery. Pictured here are, from left, Gale Saunders, Ashley Leonard, Jane... Sun, 3 May 2015 12:00:21 EST Food Lion honors teachers Food Lion recently presented the staff at St. Paul's School in Cana, Va., and the staff at Meadowview Middle School in Mount Airy, cakes bearing the words “Thanks for all you do” in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. Pictured... Sun, 3 May 2015 11:45:21 EST Internet marketing subject of seminar Web designer Boomer Sassmann will be leading the seminar Bridging the Digital Divide: Understanding Internet Marketing in 2015 on Tuesday, May 12. Sun, 3 May 2015 11:30:22 EST Golf tournament honors fallen soldier The annual PFC Adam Lee Marion Memorial Golf Tournament was held on Thursday at Cedarbrook Country Club. The tournament is held in memory of Marion, who was from Dobson, who lost his life while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq in... Sun, 3 May 2015 09:35:21 EST Day of Prayer activities planned Thursday This year's 64th annual National Day of Prayer local ceremony will be observed on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. on the front lawn of the Mount Airy Municipal Building. Sun, 3 May 2015 06:20:21 EST Record crowds toast Budbreak Any critics or connoisseurs who might have had doubts about the health of the local winery industry — or craft beer for that matter — simply needed to be in Mount Airy Saturday afternoon. Sun, 3 May 2015 05:50:21 EST Marriages The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• Cesario Munoz-Martinez and Esther Martinez-Chavez, both of Dobson. Issued April 23. Sun, 3 May 2015 04:05:21 EST