Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sun, 13 Jul 2014 03:09:44 EST 1800 Greyhounds, Cards shine in Lineman Challenge http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892419/Greyhounds-Cards-shine-in-Lineman-Challenge KING — It was the big guys' night to shine. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fulp enjoys trip of a lifetime http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3888961/Fulp-enjoys-trip-of-a-lifetime Keri Fulp would like to visit all seven continents in her lifetime.So when her college adviser presented a summer opportunity to go overseas, the East Surry graduate did not hesitate to jump at the chance. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Thank you for letting me sing’ http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3893392/Thank-you-for-letting-me-sing If it needed to be summed up in a sentence, this year's Jimmy Lowry Tribute Concert would be described as a lively and laugh-filled celebration of the life of a man who devoted himself to music and serving others. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Secretary of Commerce speaks at Rotary lunch http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3892039/Secretary-of-Commerce-speaks-at-Rotary-lunch North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Dr. Sharon Decker's talk to Mount Airy Rotary members centered “Mount Airy does matter in the whole scheme of things.” Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashburn recognized at honors ceremony http://mtairynews.com/news/localnews1/3892565/Ashburn-recognized-at-honors-ceremony Nicklaus Powell Ashburn, a Mount Airy, was honored at The Honors and Awards Ceremony on May 18 at Wake Forest University. He was honored with The Walter S. Flory outstanding student award for biology and The Edgar Christman Award for for his... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Blackmon advises federal commission on child deaths http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890515/Blackmon-advises-federal-commission-on-child-deaths An analytics expert who was born and raised in Mount Airy is playing a role in preventing child fatalities, which has included appearing before a federal commission. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Marriages http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890661/Marriages The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Dennis “Dink” Wade Faw, 74, of Mount Airy, and Hazel Mae Rorer, 68, of Mount Airy. Issued July 9. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Property transfers http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890640/Property-transfers In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arrest reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890634/Arrest-reports The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Divorces http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890675/Divorces The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Sara Gordon and Michael A. Giersdorf. Granted July 23.• Pamela R. Richardson and Kevin Richardson. Granted July 23. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Incident reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3890632/Incident-reports The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Common threads http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3893397/Common-threads If organizers of Saturday's display at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm had one message for the public it would be simple: At the turn of the 20th century, things were tough all over. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST TV station to re-broadcast debate http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3891157/TV-station-to-re-broadcast-debate PILOT MOUNTAIN — A televised debate between the Republican congressional candidates for the district covering Surry County, scheduled to be shown live on a cable channel Friday night, will be re-aired on a regular broadcast channel... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Celebrating the ‘new’ historic Edwards-Franklin House http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3886869/Celebrating-the-new-historic-Edwards-Franklin-House LOWGAP — What was old is new, in a manner of speaking as the Surry County Historical Society announced it will hold an open house this weekend to showcase the historic Edwards-Franklin House's fresh, “new”... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Stokes host Lineman Challenge http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892782/West-Stokes-host-Lineman-Challenge It was the big guys' night to shine. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New study finds no difference in helmet brands http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892606/New-study-finds-no-difference-in-helmet-brands MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin reports that its new study showed no difference in the rate of concussions based on what helmet brand is used. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NOCSAE releases helmet safety findings http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3892113/NOCSAE-releases-helmet-safety-findings OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Football helmets' ability to protect against concussions has become “exaggerated,” according to a national safety committee. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Supporting our veterans http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3892146/Supporting-our-veterans DOBSON —A sudden afternoon rain storm had organizers of the first annual Surry County Veterans Appreciation Night a little worried. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rest of counterfeit ring arrested http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3891141/Rest-of-counterfeit-ring-arrested Three more members of a counterfeiting ring that allegedly struck Mount Airy nearly two weeks ago have been apprehended, according to a city detective.Their arrests occurred in Ware County,... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Marijuana, teacher raises, and gubernatorial leadership http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/3892164/Marijuana-teacher-raises-and-gubernatorial-leadership While the supposed short session of the General Assembly, which should have ended long ago, continues on because of a budget impasse, we've seen most of the legislature's work for the year well enough to comment on a few items. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST