Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:40:22 EST 1800 Police briefs • A case involving the obtaining of property by false pretense was reported Thursday, according to Mount Airy Police Department records. A woman identified as the victim, Roshel Nicole Wilson of Hamburg Street, said a known individual had... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:17:08 EST Mount Airy High holds academic letters assembly An academic letter assembly at Mount Airy High School Friday morning highlighted it isn't so much the symbols sewn on a Letterman's jacket, but how the accomplishment matters in the fabric of a students' life. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:56:08 EST $57,000 project under way at fire station$57000-project-under-way-at-fire-station A Mount Airy fire station resembled a war zone Friday as work progressed on a $57,000 project to replace concrete flooring inside the building and the front pad area which had deteriorated and presented safety problems. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:21:08 EST Bears’ defense stymies Central The Granite Bears blanked the Golden Eagles 35-0 on Homecoming night.Some early mistakes by Surry Central let Mount Airy have short fields, and the Bears took advantage with two scores in about half a quarter. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:54:12 EST Hounds race past Vikings HAYS — North Surry raced out to a big halftime lead and went on to beat North Wilkes 48-19 on Friday night in a nonconference matchup. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:54:10 EST Cards beat Villains in soccer PILOT MOUNTAIN — Trace Simmons scored two goals and had an assist during East Surry's 4-2 victory against Bishop McGuinness in Northwest 1A Conference soccer on Thursday night. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:54:08 EST Bears shut out Atkins in soccer WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Airy posted a 4-0 victory against Atkins late Thursday night in Northwest 1A Conference soccer. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:54:07 EST Remembering Ronald Boyles Being that I work second shift here in The News office, I often miss out on important discussions that happen during the course of the day.One of those recent dicussions was on the death of the beloved Ronald Boyles. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:57:09 EST Saving the planet DOBSON — County officials say the public has taken them up on their offer of expanded recycling, and the results are impressive. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:02:09 EST A widespread pattern? A cursory look at the expense reports submitted by embattled Surry County Commissioner Paul Johnson reveals what one county source has described as a widespread pattern of financial impropriety. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:30:07 EST MCA High School ribbon cutting just a beginning Unlike races where breaking through a ribbon signals the end, Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) High School's ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning signaled the beginning of upperclassmen's educational journeys. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:54:20 EST Woman pleads to save house A house targeted for demolition by the city government could be saved after an impassioned plea Thursday night by a co-owner. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:02:06 EST Eagles drop 4th straight match DOBSON — The Lady Eagles concluded their heartbreaking week with a five-set loss to Forbush Thursday.In an eight-day stretch, Surry Central has gone from 6-2 to 6-6 with four very close losses. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:20 EST Mount Airy tennis sweeps Walkertown WALKERTOWN — Mount Airy swept singles and took all three doubles matches in a 9-0 win against winless Walkertown on Thursday in Northwest 1A Conference tennis. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:19 EST (No heading) North Surry's Jane Blackburn hits a return during a doubles match against South Stokes on Thursday afternoon. The Lady Greyhounds resumed a suspended match with the Sauras from earlier this season, but rain halted play. The match was tied 4-4... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:18 EST Hounds sweep North Surry stayed undefeated in the Western Piedmont Conference after posting a sweep of South Stokes in Thursday's volleyball action.The Lady Greyhounds (12-3 overall, 5-0 conference) won 25-22, 25-11, 25-23. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:16 EST Lady Eagles sweep Forbush 9-0 DOBSON — Surry Central defeated Forbush in tennis, looking to continue last season's title. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:57:08 EST Woman struck while crossing U.S. 52 A 19-year-old Westfield woman is being treated at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:12 EST Golding tapped as board vice chair The Surry County Board of Commissioners has a new vice chairman. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:07:10 EST Mayberry Days showing no sign of slowing in 25th year Those anticipating the eventual demise of Mount Airy's annual Mayberry Days by the graying of The Andy Griffith Show's cast would do well to learn from the animated feature “Hoodwinked.” Everyone has a little different... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 02:37:04 EST