Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:52:36 EST 1800 Tompkins on President’s List http://mtairynews.com/news/news-schools/152611264/Tompkins-on-Presidents-List Hannah Tompkins, a junior special education major of Ararat, Virginia, was among approximately 450 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2014 President's List. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:35:22 EST Blood drive set in memory of area teens http://mtairynews.com/news/community-news-news/152458682/Blood-drive-set-in-memory-of-area-teens A blood drive in memory of Taylor Thompson and Megan Davis, step-sisters who died in a November car accident, will be held on April 2. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:55:21 EST Debate tournament teaches lifelong skills http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152622304/Debate-tournament-teaches-lifelong-skills DOBSON — Understand two things up front about the Surry County Schools District Debate and Forensics Tournament. Debate is a sport which allows any kid with the right savvy to mix it up with with the academic and athletic stars. Secondly, this... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:40:22 EST Surry woman accused of insurance fraud http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152600586/Surry-woman-accused-of-insurance-fraud RALEIGH — A Surry County woman has been charged with insurance fraud for allegedly inflating the loss from a fire at her home last year. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:10:21 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152610872/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:00:21 EST Two persons dead in separate weekend accidents http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/152621230/Two-persons-dead-in-separate-weekend-accidents Two persons died in connection with two unrelated incidents in Surry County Saturday. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:45:21 EST Inclusion and community at core of annual Fiddlers Convention http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152621687/Inclusion-and-community-at-core-of-annual-Fiddlers-Convention DOBSON — The sixth annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention followed suit with 0ld-time music itself as it continued its tradition of community. According to organizer Buck Buckner, the convention opened Friday night to a packed Surry Community... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:40:21 EST Trio charged in vehicle break-ins http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152607643/Trio-charged-in-vehicle-break-ins Three local teens were charged with multiple violations Thursday after allegedly stealing numerous items from unlocked vehicles at locations in Mount Airy. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:35:22 EST Pets, tobacco banned from park http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152600047/Pets-tobacco-banned-from-park When Dobson's first public park complex opens in the coming weeks folks utilizing the new venue will have to leave their four-legged friends and bad habits at home. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:30:21 EST SCC hosts benefit basketball game http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152602116/SCC-hosts-benefit-basketball-game DOBSON — The students may have defeated the faculty 66-50 on March 19, but Surry Community College's March Madness event was a “win-win” for all involved. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:00:26 EST Charges announced in meth-vehicle case http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152605264/Charges-announced-in-meth-vehicle-case Mount Airy police announced Friday that two people have been charged in an incident involving the transporting of methamphetamine-related items in a stolen van. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:30:21 EST ‘Supa Savage’ could be in Dobson http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152602713/Supa-Savage-could-be-in-Dobson DOBSON — A fugitive wanted by authorities in two states who goes by the nickname “Supa Savage” and is considered armed and dangerous could be in the Dobson area, police warn. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:35:20 EST Good Friday service slated http://mtairynews.com/news/church-news/152580072/Good-Friday-service-slated Highland Park Baptist Church will be hosting the annual Good Friday Services sponsored by the Greater Mount Airy Ministerial Association. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:00:21 EST Fair focuses on helping students find help http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152565725/Fair-focuses-on-helping-students-find-help PILOT MOUNTAIN —East Surry High's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Awareness Fair Thursday directly offered up information to students with a three-step approach: Name it, deal with it, don't use it as an... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:50:22 EST Scarlett, Rhett to usher in digital era at Earle http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152580228/Scarlett-Rhett-to-usher-in-digital-era-at-Earle “Gone With the Wind” stars Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh have “appeared” in downtown Mount Airy before, but they probably never have looked better than they will tonight on the screen at the Earle Theatre. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:55:21 EST Churches prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday http://mtairynews.com/news/church-opinion/152579824/Churches-prepare-to-celebrate-Palm-Sunday Christians all over the world will celebrate the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, March 29. Worshippers will wave palm branches, as they hail Jesus Christ as King of kings and Lord of lords, and as they remember the events that... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:50:22 EST Police reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152585523/Police-reports • A Mount Airy man facing a felony charge of obtaining property by false pretense, along with larceny and possession of stolen property offenses, was arrested Wednesday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Justin Lee George, 25,... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:30:21 EST Chamber of Commerce recognizes local organizations http://mtairynews.com/news/community-news/152586952/Chamber-of-Commerce-recognizes-local-organizations On Thursday the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce took some time to recognize a few local businesses that have gone above and beyond in the community. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:05:22 EST Debate ensues over proposed sales tax legislation http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152557535/Debate-ensues-over-proposed-sales-tax-legislation A state senate bill that would change how sales tax revenue is distributed statewide — and trumpeted as meaning more money for Surry County — apparently comes at a cost to municipal governments across the state, including Mount... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:30:21 EST Dollar General opening in Dobson http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/152584060/Dollar-General-opening-in-Dobson Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location in Dobson on Saturday at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:35:21 EST