Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:46:52 EST 1800 Property Transfers http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153055708/Property-Transfers In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:10:22 EST Free small business seminars set in May http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/153077903/Free-small-business-seminars-set-in-May The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadkin counties. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:40:21 EST Brighter Days camp to help children with grief http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153077724/Brighter-Days-camp-to-help-children-with-grief Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is accepting registrations for its annual Brighter Days Children's Camp. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:35:21 EST Surrey Bancorp reports slight earnings growth http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/153075745/Surrey-Bancorp-reports-slight-earnings-growth Surrey Bancorp the, which trades under the pink sheet symbol SRYB and is the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust last week reported earnings for the first quarter of 2015 were up slightly over the same period a year ago. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:40:21 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/community-news-sports/153048396/ Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners recognized East Surry High School's girls swim team for its accomplishments. The board also independently recognized East Surry's Kayla Simmons for being named an All-Conference... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 01:45:21 EST Hutson earns Enrolled Agent status http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/153022589/Hutson-earns-Enrolled-Agent-status Mary E. Hutson, of the full-service accounting and tax service firm TransACTions LLC, has achieved the status of Enrolled Agent. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:30:21 EST One airlifted after Riverside Dr. accident http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153145272/One-airlifted-after-Riverside-Dr.-accident Two people were sent to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following a collision on Riverside Drive near the Crossingham Road intersection at about 4:25 p.m. Sunday. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:45:21 EST Divorces http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153103484/Divorces The following divorces were granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:40:21 EST New director takes reigns at United Fund http://mtairynews.com/news/business-community-news-news/153127881/New-director-takes-reigns-at-United-Fund Christina Plitt has been named the executive director of the United Fund of Surry County. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:00:21 EST Effort this week will target smoke detectors http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153127549/Effort-this-week-will-target-smoke-detectors Homes along a well-traveled Mount Airy street should be a little safer after a campaign this week to check smoke alarms and provide the lifesaving devices to those in need. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:40:21 EST Marriages http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153103246/Marriages Marriage licenses issued in Surry County. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:35:21 EST Spring Fling returns to B.H. Tharrington http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153092920/Spring-Fling-returns-to-B.H.-Tharrington B.H. Tharrington Elementary's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is hoping to build on last year's spring fling success with a second event slated for May 1 at the school. According to PTO spokesperson Reagan Tidd, the event will be held... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:45:24 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153128075/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:00:22 EST Rockford helper tapped as Volunteer of Year http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153119440/Rockford-helper-tapped-as-Volunteer-of-Year Rockford Elementary volunteer Bridgett Norman received top honors at the Surry County Schools annual Volunteer of the Year (VOY) Reception at the Shelton-Badgett Center for Viticulture and Enology Thursday night. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:45:21 EST Autism walk raises more than $40,000 http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153134844/Autism-walk-raises-more-than-$40000 MOUNT AIRY — Cheers rang out from a group of volunteers at Riverside Park when Bridget Soots was informed that this year's Autism Walk had raised more than $40,000. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:15:21 EST Kids celebrate Earth Day in big way http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153104600/Kids-celebrate-Earth-Day-in-big-way Mount Airy Parks and Recreation was breaking new ground with an Earth Day event, but it made up for lost time in an impressive way thanks to the enthusiasm of about 60 local children who participated. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:20:21 EST Day stresses anyone can be a hero http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153122968/Day-stresses-anyone-can-be-a-hero PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County Child Protection Team's first Child Abuse Awareness Day Friday at the Edward M. Armfield Civic and Recreation Center wanted children to know there are lots of heroes, including themselves. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:55:21 EST Mount Airy High hosts Special Olympics http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153117270/Mount-Airy-High-hosts-Special-Olympics MOUNT AIRY — On Friday Mount Airy High School played host to the county's Special Olympics Spring Games for its second year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:20:21 EST Dobson Commissioners concerned about sales tax bill http://mtairynews.com/news/news/153119762/Dobson-Commissioners-concerned-about-sales-tax-bill DOBSON — The Dobson Town Commission on Thursday night passed a resolution opposing a state senate bill that would restructure the state's sales tax, spreading more of the money to rural counties and hurting metro areas and smaller... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:55:22 EST Electrical issue cause of apartment fire http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153120307/Electrical-issue-cause-of-apartment-fire The cause of a Thursday night apartment fire in Mount Airy which displaced 35 residents has been ruled accidental. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:05:21 EST