Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:53:34 EST 1800 Additional $300,000 needed for greenway work$300000-needed-for-greenway-work A greenway connector in Mount Airy which officials already have said could cost up to $4.5 million apparently will have an even higher price tag due to related stream stabilization. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:57:06 EST Police briefs • A Mount Airy man is facing violations of shoplifting, possession of stolen goods and second-degree trespassing after an incident Sunday at Dollar General on North Renfro Street, according to city police department reports. Brandon Wilson Key,... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:56:04 EST Fresh products and casual market atmosphere Business seemed to be swarming at the Mount Airy Farmer's Market this week. Here are a few scenes from Tuesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:12:12 EST Ohio taking interest in Mayberry Welcome to Surry County, Buckeyes. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:16:08 EST City to demolish rundown houses Mount Airy officials are posed to order the demolition of four houses in the city limits which have been ruled unfit for human habitation. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:50:08 EST Members told Rotary is “we” not “me” Mount Airy Rotary speaker Dale Draughn opened his member profile talk by telling his fellow club members Rotary is not so much about any one “me,” and is all about “we.” Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:30:04 EST Police briefs • A traffic stop late Sunday led to a Mount Airy man being served with an outstanding felony warrant for possession of stolen property, according to city police department reports. Tommy Dean McMillian Jr., 21, of 171 Pottery Trail, was arrested... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:27:07 EST Board okays courthouse repairs DOBSON — Interested contractors may soon be bidding on a half-million-dollar construction project on the historic Dobson courthouse. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:18:12 EST Board to gov’t: Enforce the law It didn't take long for the feelings about the current immigration crisis to be known Monday night. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:40:05 EST Variety of plants shown on walk PILOT MOUNTAIN — A medicinal herb hike Saturday at Pilot Mountain State Park was more of a meditation on a decline of naturalists in forests than a dissertation on knowledge once the domain of a select few local persons before modern medicine... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:37:08 EST Propane storage facility planned An industrial park in Mount Airy is getting a new tenant — a propane storage and distribution facility to be developed by an existing local company. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:20:05 EST Lady Cards sweep Elkin in opener ELKIN — The Lady Cardinals opened the volleyball season with a 3-0 sweep of Elkin Monday.East Surry dominated the second set, but played sloppy in the first and third frames, said head coach Caleb Gilley. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:36:06 EST SC looks to be tenacious DOBSON — The Lady Eagles lost two key pieces, but think the volleyball team can improve overall as a group this season. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:25:04 EST Eagles top Bears in opener 3-0 DOBSON — The Lady Eagles showed their killer instinct in finishing off close games to beat Mount Airy Monday 3-0.The Lady Bears played well in each game, but Surry Central put the sets away with runs of 8-0, 5-0 and 7-1. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:24:03 EST Bears host volley games Mount Airy hosted a five-hour volleyball practice as teams gear up for the start of the season next week. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:04:08 EST Hospital slashes chaplain position A hospital chaplain can provide invaluable religious and emotional support to patients and families facing medical crises, but Northern Hospital of Surry County has eliminated its full-time chaplain position and will rely on volunteers... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:36:15 EST A long, long ride Consider a million miles.It equates to 40 trips around the world or two trips to the moon and back. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:03:08 EST Bears’ big plans The Mount Airy volleyball team is looking for big things in Year Two. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:04 EST A family affair Coach Kelly Holder of Mount Airy would prefer to treat all of his players equally.Considering his son Logan is the Granite Bears' starting quarterback, that's easier said than done. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:09:08 EST ‘Mayberry Cool Cars and Rods’ cruise-in had Main Street hopping This Hot Rod Roadster featured at the Mayberry Cool Cars and Rods cruise-in Saturday night in downtown Mount Airy is a work in progress for Tony Transon. He said the car was found in a shed with the back chopped off. Transon said after a few more... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:02:03 EST