Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:27:25 EST 1800 Health fair set for seniors Ghouls, goblins, fairies and witches will converge on the human services building on State Street in Mount Airy on Halloween, but not for any nefarious reasons. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:23:02 EST Show starring local actress is canceled In show business and life, when one door closes another often opens — which is true for an actress from Mount Airy who recently starred in a prime-time network television series. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:03:05 EST Hazardous waste collection set Saturday County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of some of their more dangerous waste next month, as the Surry County Public Works Department hosts a hazardous waste pick-up event. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:52:07 EST Police chase leads to drug charges A High Point man is facing multiple drug charges following a police pursuit on Highway 601 Friday night. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:39:09 EST Annual Horne Creek Farm Corn Shucking Frolic well attend PINNACLE — Horne Creek Living Historical Farm Site Manager Lisa Turney predicted attendance Saturday at the 23rd Annual Cornshucking Frolic would break all records. The potential was evident early on with all parking nearby filled and additional... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:36:06 EST Debate stalls mandatory hookup vote Mount Airy officials are finding that tweaking rules for mandatory water and sewer hookups in the city limits is easier said than done. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:03:10 EST (No heading) DOBSON — Attendance at the self described service dog quest for Logan Sweatt at Fisher River Park Saturday morning was as brisk as the chilly morning air. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:33:12 EST ‘Historic event’ DOBSON — It is a story as old as the ages. A couple meet. They fall in love. They marry. They have a child.But for Sarah and Jamie Carpenter, who have been together for more than a decade, the marriage was not to be. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:41:06 EST Local youth earns Gold Award Jai Daniels, of Mount Airy, recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:23:07 EST (No heading) The Surry County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:00:12 EST Local youth wins Gold Award Emily Pfitzner, of Mount Airy, has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:30:09 EST ProHealth there for community at “Fall into Wellness” event ProHealth's Executive Director Deven Carpenter views Saturday's Fall into Wellness health fair as equal parts getting important health information to participants and being there for the community as a whole. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:31:08 EST ‘Thank goodness for school nurses’ DOBSON — It is a case of a community rallying around one of their own.For Bryan and Sharlene Mills of Dobson, things were going along smoothly as school got under way this year. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:26:07 EST 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. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:59:05 EST Police briefs • A woman listed as homeless is facing larceny, break-in and possession of stolen property charges as a result of incidents at Walmart and elsewhere, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Bailey Shay Bledsoe, 28, was arrested... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:49:08 EST ‘A Process of Elimination’ is fall feature The NoneSuch playmakers fall offering is a calculating combination of chemistry to those seeking a “solution” to where to find a 1940s style film noir mystery thriller. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 01:52:09 EST Health workers preparing for ebola Local health officials are joining with others across the state to prepare for the possibility of a patient infected with the Ebola virus. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 01:44:05 EST Gentry assembly seeks to bridge school with workplace Gentry Middle eighth grade students in the Exploring Career Decisions class took part in a career development presentation Friday afternoon designed to help bridge the gap between school and workforce in student attitudes. The talk was given by... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:53:09 EST Fugitive arrested in county A county man wanted in Florida on outstanding warrants is now in custody, but not before racking up a few more local charges. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:04:16 EST Other areas vying for new jobs Mount Airy officials were told Thursday night that a local industry desiring to expand and create 75 new jobs with the help of incentives also is considering other areas for the move. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:27:07 EST