Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:27:47 EST 1800 Helping the community http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3588980/Helping-the-community DOBSON — Organizers say they hope a fund raiser set for next Saturday will raise a little money for a county family sorely in need. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City pickups of unusual trash end Friday http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3588804/City-pickups-of-unusual-trash-end-Friday Many shopping days remain until Christmas, but only five more days of a special citywide pickup of unusual trash items — this coming Monday through Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tharrington principal named exceptional children’s director http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3581498/Tharrington-principal-named-exceptional-childrens-director The Mount Airy Board of Education has announced current Tharrington Primary Principal Lydia Lovell will become the district's new Exceptional Children's Director. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tickets available for Administrative Professional Day luncheon http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3585851/Tickets-available-Administrative-Professional-Day-luncheon The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce still has tickets available for the Administrative Professional Day Luncheon on April 23, 12 p.m. at Cross Creek Country Club. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes lunch, entertainment, and a... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Camp Invention program planned for summer http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3579880/Camp-Invention-program-planned-for-summer The Mount Airy Board of Education received news Tuesday the system will offer “Camp Invention” to students from throughout the area this summer. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City seeking applicants for redevelopment group http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3587856/City-seeking-applicants-for-redevelopment-group Two weeks after a controversial redevelopment commission was approved by Mount Airy officials, a procedure was unveiled Thursday night for citizens to apply to become members of the group. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587801/ North Surry's boys took first place in Thursday's track meet at Mount Airy. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ACC stars steal show in Barnstorming game http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3588046/ACC-stars-steal-show-in-Barnstorming-game PILOT MOUNTAIN — Some of the best players in the ACC took center stage in front of a packed house at East Surry High School on Thursday night in the 36th-annual Barnstorming Tour. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bears beat Camels in five innings http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587817/Bears-beat-Camels-in-five-innings The Granite Bears won their third game of the week by blanking Atkins 10-0 Thursday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587818/ The Lady Bears win their second-straight game, crushing Atkins 20-5 on Thursday after beating Bishop McGuinness 16-13 earlier this week. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kessler takes title, doubles team finishes third http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587793/Kessler-takes-title-doubles-team-finishes-third Senior Mitch Kessler finished up his Northwest tennis career with another title. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Interim CEO leaves NHSC after three days http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3586638/Interim-CEO-leaves-NHSC-after-three-days It was anticipated that a new interim chief executive officer for Northern Hospital of Surry County would be here only a brief time — but his exit came much faster than expected. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former PM police chief dies http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3585102/Former-PM-police-chief-dies DOBSON — A former chief of police in the town of Pilot Mountain has died.Oscar Marvin Hutchens died on April 15 at the Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Center. He was 87. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Never too late: At 79, Flat Rock woman swims in Tri-Mayberry http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3577707/Never-too-late:-At-79-Flat-Rock-woman-swims-in-Tri-Mayberry Pat Schrantz was in the middle of the swim portion of the 2014 Tri-Mayberry Sprint Triathlon on Sunday when she approached the wall of the pool. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual SCC Health Fair broadens it focus http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3575340/Annual-SCC-Health-Fair-broadens-it-focus DOBSON — Surry Community's third annual health fair broadened its scope Tuesday. The changes were fueled by the college's focus on student services and sense of community as it observes its 50th anniversary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST North falls to West Stokes on Senior Night http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3583388/North-falls-to-West-Stokes-on-Senior-Night West Stokes wrapped up the first-ever Western Piedmont Conference tennis title by beating North Surry 6-3.The Wildcats finished the regular season in first place, Surry Central second and North Surry in third. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mount Airy defeats Walkertown in girls soccer http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3583240/Mount-Airy-defeats-Walkertown-in-girls-soccer Mount Airy picked up a 10-1 win over Walkertown in Northwest 1A Conference soccer on Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Falcons hand North Surry its first loss http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3583311/Lady-Falcons-hand-North-Surry-its-first-loss Forbush came out swinging and knocked North Surry from the ranks of the unbeaten.The Lady Falcons handed the Lady Greyhounds their first loss of the season 8-3 Wednesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ACC All-Stars come to East Surry tonight http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3583151/ACC-All-Stars-come-to-East-Surry-tonight ACC basketball comes to Surry County tonight when the 36th-annual Barnstorming Tour stops at East Surry High School. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mount Airy’s players sharp on first day of tennis tournament http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3583089/Mount-Airys-players-sharp-on-first-day-of-tennis-tournament All four of Mount Airy's entries in the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament advanced to the semifinals on Thursday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST