Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:51:02 EST 1800 Local cooks showcase their own local burger specialties The key to a good food is freshness, said Todd Hiatt, owner of the Chase and Charli Mount Airy restaurant.In addition, he puts some of his burgers on Kaiser rolls to make them even tastier and distinctive. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:21:05 EST Interstates project inches closer Mount Airy and Surry County officials met Tuesday morning to hammer out lingering details on a joint agreement to extend city sewer lines along the N.C. 89 corridor to the Interstate 77/74 area. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:36:07 EST Survey says? DOBSON — Results of a recent survey prove one thing: Surry County residents love their parks. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:11:08 EST Mount Airy High All Classes Reunion announced Technology has proved to be more of a uniting force for those organizing the Mount Airy High School All Classes Reunion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:09:05 EST Event to benefit Habitat for Humanity Their mission is simple. To provide clean, safe housing for those in need.Now, the Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity is asking for your help in raising much-needed money to continue its mission. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:17:08 EST Rams top Eagles for first volleyball win DOBSON — Starmount withstood a comeback attempt by Surry Central to secure its first volleyball win of the season, beating the Eagles 3-1 on Tuesday night.The Rams won 25-18, 25-9, 20-25, 25-14 to improve to 1-2. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:25:04 EST Surry Central tennis tops East Wilkes RONDA — Surry Central's girls tennis team improved to 3-0 with an 8-1 win against East Wilkes on Monday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:23:06 EST Lady Bears blank Wolfpack Mount Airy crushed Walkertown in a very fast tennis match Tuesday afternoon.The Lady Bears won every game in both singles and doubles over the Lady Wolfpack, which pushes the Bears record to 2-1, all in Northwest Conference play. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:25 EST Bears get 1st tie with SC Mount Airy had a school first on Tuesday, tying Surry Central in soccer. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:22 EST Lady Bears honor Bouma with win Mount Airy swept Walkertown 3-0 in volleyball on an emotional night.The Lady Bears dedicated the match to junior Taylor Bouma, who is battling cancer, then they downed the Lady Wolfpack 25-10, 25-8 and 25-12. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:17 EST Second Walmart school supplies drive successful United Fund of Surry Executive Director Beth Pequeno reports an annual school supplies drive through Walmart in Mount Airy has amassed “a pickup truck full” of items to benefit needy city and county students. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:04:09 EST Rezoning OK’d for veterinary hospital A rezoning decision by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will allow a veterinary hospital to expand, including an increased capacity for larger animals. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:09:11 EST Police briefs • The larceny of a motor vehicle was discovered Sunday at Colonial Care on Snowhill Drive, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The case involves a scooter valued at $400 being taken from that location along with a Capital One... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:38:06 EST (No heading) They gently sway in the breeze against the Mount Airy skyline, flashing catchy slogans and colorful designs to promote some festival or other upcoming event. But the overhead street banners erected downtown aren't always safe. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:30:06 EST City retirement group has new focus The retirement committee is dead — long live the retirement committee, could describe recent action by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners to continue efforts aimed at luring older persons here. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:06:08 EST Cards’ O-line sparkles in opener PILOT MOUNTAIN — Coach David Diamont of East Surry was concerned about how quickly the Cardinals' new-look offensive line would come together this season.He liked what he saw in the season opener Friday night. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:49:07 EST Cards, Cats finish in 2-2 tie PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry jumped out to a 2-0 lead on West Stokes, but wound up in a 2-2 tie. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:58:08 EST Seahawks part ways with Dobson SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks waived safety Michael Dobson on Monday, one of eight cuts by the Seahawks as NFL teams have to reduce their 90-man rosters to 75 by Tuesday. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:58:06 EST North soccer wins to improve to 3-0 Senior Hector Zuvieta scored two goals and North Surry pulled away from East Wilkes in the second half to win 5-1 in nonconference soccer action on Monday night.With the victory, the Greyhounds improved to 3-0. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:58:04 EST North Surry spikes Wilkes Central in three games North Surry swept past Wilkes Central in nonconference volleyball on Monday night, winning 25-21, 25-17, 25-12. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:57:12 EST