Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:35:49 EST 1800 Northern Hospital awarded an “A” in fall hospital safety score http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50746957/Northern-Hospital-awarded-an-A-in-fall-hospital-safety-score Northern Hospital of Surry County was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:53:08 EST A true blessing http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50763035/A-true-blessing If the true meaning of Thanksgiving is indeed about serving the community while being grateful for what you have, then the dozens of sweaty volunteers at the 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First Baptist Church in Mount Airy are... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:14:08 EST City plans hearings on two incentive packages http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50764483/City-plans-hearings-on-two-incentive-packages Fans of parliamentary procedure and/or statutory requirements might argue that the only thing better than one public hearing is two, and Mount Airy officials are planning such a twin bill. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:18:06 EST Meal project sees end of era http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-ncaa/50762155/Meal-project-sees-end-of-era As a fellow named Dickens once wrote, it was the best of times and the worst of times Wednesday for an annual program that delivers food for Thanksgiving meals to local homes in need. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:06:04 EST Thank you to Melva Houston, and a plea to others http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50746416/Thank-you-to-Melva-Houston-and-a-plea-to-others Today marks the end of an era, of sorts. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:33:07 EST Collaboration keeps Lego team sharp http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50745429/Collaboration-keeps-Lego-team-sharp Mount Airy Middle School's Bad News Bears First Lego League (FLL) team will advance to the school's first state competition in the sport Jan. 17 at a location to be announced. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:51:03 EST Parade participants named http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50760837/Parade-participants-named A Mayberry Christmas organizers have announced a slate of participants for Saturday's annual Mount Airy Christmas Parade. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:01:20 EST Local team wins soccer tournament http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50757894/Local-team-wins-soccer-tournament GREENSBORO — The Northern Triad Soccer Club's 14-and-under team brought home a tournament championship recently. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:11 EST Eagles win in overtime http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50762899/Eagles-win-in-overtime WILKESBORO — Surry Central roared back from 17 points down to beat Wilkes Central in overtime Tuesday night. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:08 EST Comeback falls short for Lady Eagles http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50762931/Comeback-falls-short-for-Lady-Eagles WILKESBORO – The Lady Eagles fell behind early and never got over the hump in losing to Wilkes Central 65-52 Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:08 EST Boutis earns all-state honor http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50754957/Boutis-earns-all-state-honor RALEIGH — Senior midfielder Souli Boutis of East Surry has been named the the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association all-state team, and a number of area players made the all-region team. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:06 EST 1799 house doubling-down on Colonial http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50760371/1799-house-doubling-down-on-Colonial Even with no fancy lights or electronic gadgetry, the celebration of Christmas in Colonial America could be a fine time. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:20:15 EST Sunday auction to aid local family http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50760231/Sunday-auction-to-aid-local-family North Surry school officials have announced a benefit auction and hot dog/hamburger lunch is planned Sunday at North Surry High School. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:01:05 EST Debt collection efforts reaping dividents http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50751734/Debt-collection-efforts-reaping-dividents DOBSON — While officials note they are still trying to get the kinks worked out regarding the process, they say efforts to aggressively go after money owed the county's emergency medical services (EMS) department is beginning to pay... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:22:04 EST Mount Airy woman wins $1 million in lottery http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50752077/Mount-Airy-woman-wins-$1-million-in-lottery By all historical accounts, no one had ever struck gold in the small community of Dry Pond in Patrick County, Va. But a woman from Mount Airy changed that. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:21:02 EST Tharrington second graders make real world connections at museum http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50752392/Tharrington-second-graders-make-real-world-connections-at-museum B.H. Tharrington Primary students got to see some of their own history up close Tuesday morning at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:11 EST The Thanksgiving groaning board http://mtairynews.com/news/features-lifestyle-WK_Food/50730198/The-Thanksgiving-groaning-board By tomorrow evening in homes all over America, thanks will have been given, turkeys will have been consumed, football will have been watched and the annual project of fitting all of the leftover food into the refrigerator will begin. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:33:02 EST Cards rout Sauras by 30 http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50755739/Cards-rout-Sauras-by-30 PILOT MOUNTAIN — Senior forward Carson Long scored a game-high 23 points and sophomore forward Charlie Freeman added 19 as East Surry cruised past South Stokes 74-44 on Tuesday night in the Cardinals' season opener. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:51:11 EST Eagles wrestle teams, grief http://mtairynews.com/news/hswrestling/50757356/Eagles-wrestle-teams-grief DOBSON — Surry Central held its wrestling home opener Tuesday night with two losses to Davidson County schools. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:51:09 EST Lady Cards win season opener http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50755745/Lady-Cards-win-season-opener PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cardinals broke open a close game late in the second quarter and went on to defeat South Stokes 48-34 in the season opener on Tuesday night. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:51:07 EST