Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 13:37:11 EST 1800 Police reports • Copper wire valued at $3,000 was discovered missing Tuesday as a result of a break-in at a vacant house on Circle Drive, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The wire was cut and removed after someone broke open a door to a... Fri, 29 May 2015 04:50:21 EST ‘God in three persons, blessed trinity’ “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” (2 Corinthians 13:14 NIV) Fri, 29 May 2015 01:25:22 EST Intern aiding historic house effort Until last year, Lauren Henderson was not aware of the Satterfield House, despite its status as one of Mount Airy's most-historic properties. That has changed in a big way. Fri, 29 May 2015 00:55:21 EST Never take the last biscuit A few years ago when my grandfather passed away at 98 years old, I counted myself very lucky to have made it well into my 50s with a living grandparent. Not everyone receives that gift. And “Pa,” later called “Big Pa” after his... Fri, 29 May 2015 00:30:21 EST Greyhounds even series 1-1 RANDLEMAN — Brady Watts made sure North Surry wasn't coming back to Toast alone. The Greyhounds are bringing the Randleman Tigers with them. Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:26 EST NW conference tennis, track awards released Along with the soccer awards, the Northwest Conference also officially released two other lists that were already known to players. Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:23 EST East’s Hart gets coach award East Surry soccer coach Bill Hart might need to add a new bookcase after picking up more honors this year. Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:21 EST Dobson budget plan keeps tax rate flat DOBSON —Residents in the Surry County seat would see their property tax rate remain the same under a 2015-16 budget proposed Thursday night by Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith, but water and sewer rates would climb. Thu, 28 May 2015 22:00:22 EST Local farmers selling at markets Area farmers are ushering in the summer months by offering weekly farmer's markets at three locations in Surry County. Products sold at the markets include homegrown meats, produce, homemade foods and crafts. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:40:21 EST Ghostly, dark tours return for the summer he Mount Airy Museum of Regional History again this year will be offering a couple of tours that give participants a different look at the quiet streets of Mount Airy. One tour tells the stories of the ghosts that haunt the town, and the other reveals... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:15:21 EST Kids hold fun-filled day at park DOBSON — Preschool children celebrating the end of the year for “story-time” at the Dobson Community Library and students from Pilot Mountain Elementary School gathered at Dobson Square Park for a field trip found their event... Thu, 28 May 2015 03:55:21 EST Time to spread word on other cancers I was looking over a report from the National Cancer Institute and was surprised at some of the estimates for 2015. Thu, 28 May 2015 02:05:22 EST Libraries hosting ‘Ride for Readers’ The Northwestern Regional Library (NWRL), which includes the Mount Airy Public Library, will be holding its annual “Ride for Readers” on Saturday June 13. The fundraiser will be the fourth of its kind. Thu, 28 May 2015 01:35:22 EST Surry trooper receives Meritorious Service Award A Surry County trooper this week was given the Meritorious Service Award by the North Carolina Highway Patrol for his actions in November 2014 at a call near Elkin. Thu, 28 May 2015 00:10:23 EST Hounds try to get even North Surry's baseball team let one get away on Tuesday night in a disappointing Game 1 performance. Wed, 27 May 2015 23:35:21 EST Three make Region 7 team Three area baseball players have been selected for this year's Powerade State Games of North Carolina, which will be held June 17-21. Wed, 27 May 2015 22:40:22 EST No feeding frenzy for outdoor dining so far Despite an appetite being expressed for outdoor dining in the downtown Mount Airy area, only one business has begun offering it since city officials approved the practice last month. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:30:23 EST Man attacks attorney with pickaxe DOBSON — A Dobson attorney was attacked by a man wielding a pickaxe Wednesday morning. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:10:22 EST Finnish Rotarians visit Mount Airy MOUNT AIRY — At the Mount Airy Rotary Club's meeting Tuesday afternoon members heard a presentation from Finnish Rotarians. Additionally, some local non-Rotarians were recognized for their service in the community. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:15:21 EST Strawberry fields are not forever With Memorial Day behind us, the strawberry season has hit its peak. So if you didn't have the foresight to grow some and haven't gone out and picked some berries or just taken the easy way out and bought some already picked, better get... Wed, 27 May 2015 01:40:21 EST