Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:06:54 EST 1800 “Spooktacular” proceeds to aid students at Christmas DOBSON — It was an event Jack Skellington of “Nightmare before Christmas” would have envied as Halloween held court to benefit Christmas. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:03:11 EST Aktion Club helps “Friends Feeding Friends” drive Lowes Foods Assistant Manager Randy Sellers chats with Surry Central Aktion Club member Gregory Galyean as he loads another buggy with Friends Feeding Friends bags for the annual food drive. The kickoff to the drive is slated for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:09 EST Showcase is competitive and collaborative DOBSON — Surry County Schools' annual Marching Band Showcase again proved to be a unique combination of competition and camaraderie as young musicians who often don't get to see each other perform cheered for each other. The... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:13:09 EST Police briefs • Mount Airy Toyota and Scion was the scene of a theft discovered Tuesday, which involved property valued at $10,080, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred when someone gained entry through a service entrance of the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:05 EST Boo Bash set Friday Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will converge on Old North State Winery Friday night, as the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History hosts this year's fifth annual Boo Bash. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:15:02 EST (No heading) DOBSON — Policy changes on the state level mean some county families may no longer qualify for childcare subsidies through the Department of Social Services (DSS), and those who do will have to dig a little deeper in their... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:04:06 EST Friends Feeding Friends kickoff is Nov. 5 The message from Lowes Foods annual “Friends Feeding Friends” food drive this year is bigger and better. Organizer Randy Bowman, who is the store's perishable department co-manager, marks his 16th year with the local... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:38:06 EST Pastor Appreciation Day held at Dayspring While most of the congregation of Dayspring Baptist Church in Dobson were wrapping up the Pastor Appreciation Day service last Sunday, a small group of ladies slipped away to put the finishing touches on the potluck luncheon that followed the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:28:08 EST Eagles corral Mustangs DOBSON — Surry Central defeated East Lincoln 2-1 in the first round of the Class 2A West soccer playoffs on Tuesday night.With the win, the Golden Eagles improved to 12-3-5 on the season. The Mustangs fell to 15-9. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:31:07 EST Lady Cards headed to Raleigh PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry ran Lincoln Charter out of the West Regional final for a trip to the state capitol. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:31:06 EST East’s Moore finishes 4th in state FOXFIRE VILLAGE — East Surry's Madison Moore finished fourth and five other area golfers finished in the top 26 spots at the state 1A/2A golf championship. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:31:04 EST Bears still third in AP poll; Cards eighth;-Cards-eighth Mount Airy remained No. 3 in the latest Class 1A football poll released by The Associated Press this week. A panel of prep sports writers in North Carolina votes in the weekly poll. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:31:03 EST City OKs incentives, hopes jobs result Mount Airy officials approved incentives Monday night which they hope will lead an existing local industry to create 75 new jobs — but now must play a waiting game to see if that occurs. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:31:09 EST Police briefs • A Mount Airy teen has been charged with multiple felonies stemming from the theft of two scooters, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred last Wednesday, with the victims identified as two residents of the same address... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:50:11 EST SCC holding Halloween Spooktacular DOBSON — Surry Community College will hold its second Halloween Spooktacular at its Dobson campus today as a way for middle school students to be familiar and less frightened of college. The event is set to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:00:02 EST Mount Airy home extensively damaged by fire An Surry County Fire Marshal's office investigation into the cause of multi-level structure fire is ongoing following the Monday afternoon blaze. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:06:09 EST Bears, Eagles get home soccer matches The N.C. High School Athletic Association released its soccer playoff brackets on Monday. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:02:15 EST Lady Bears reach state semifinals MISENHEIMER — Mount Airy's tennis team keeps rolling along, whipping Gray Stone Day 5-1 in the state 1A dual-team playoffs. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:02:15 EST Three golfers in state top 25 FOXFIRE VILLAGE — East Surry's Madison Moore is just a shot out of third place in the state 1A/2A golf championship this week. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:02:13 EST Mayes gets 8th KERNERSVILLE — Area runners dominated the 1A boys' race, and several others had high finishes in regional cross country action over the weekend. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:02:10 EST