Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:24:03 EST 1800 Stevens, Randleman have chance to make true change http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial-opinion/153105652/Stevens-Randleman-have-chance-to-make-true-change In 2009, shortly after Mount Airy attorney Sarah Stevens was first seated in the North Carolina House of Representatives, she made what we considered an interesting proposal regarding the upcoming state budget process. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:55:22 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 Simmons’ celebrate 72 years of marriage http://mtairynews.com/news/anniversaries/153101989/Simmons-celebrate-72-years-of-marriage Lester and Wilma Flippin Simmons of Della Lane, Pilot Mountain, recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary. They were married on April 10, 1943 when they stole away to High Point, NC and had a secret wedding unknown to their parents. As they... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:00:21 EST Local runners complete Ultra Fiord http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153109030/Local-runners-complete-Ultra-Fiord Two Mount Airy runners had an impressive showing at the Ultra Fiord in Patagonia, Chile, April 16-18. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 03:55:21 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 Cards too much for Wolfpack http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153136541/Cards-too-much-for-Wolfpack WALKERTOWN — East Surry breezed past Walkertown 15-0 in Northwest 1A Conference softball on Friday night. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:25:23 EST Bears roll past Vikings http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153136367/Bears-roll-past-Vikings DANBURY — Mount Airy's baseball team rallied from an early deficit and won going away on Friday night, beating North Stokes 14-3 in five innings. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:25:21 EST Kelsey Taylor receives school athlete award http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer/153111042/Kelsey-Taylor-receives-school-athlete-award DOBSON — Soccer standout Kelsey Taylor has received Surry Central's athlete of the month award. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:20:21 EST Eagles run-rule Vikings http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153135787/Eagles-run-rule-Vikings DOBSON — Surry Central had little trouble with North Stokes on Saturday, beating the Vikings 12-2 in five innings in nonconference baseball. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:10:23 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 Sauras top Eagles in 7th http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoftball/153127469/Sauras-top-Eagles-in-7th DOBSON — The Lady Eagles made a good comeback, but the Sauras pulled ahead again for a 6-4 win Friday evening.South Stokes scored four quick runs, but Surry Central didn't give up. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:29 EST Lady Bears shut out Camels http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153130413/Lady-Bears-shut-out-Camels Mount Airy's girls soccer team appears to be adjusting well since the loss of two speedy players who decided to focus exclusively on track for the rest of the season. Just how much the Lady Bears have turned the corner will be revealed during a... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:27 EST Arguing against the dumbest soccer rule http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153126567/Arguing-against-the-dumbest-soccer-rule When my daughter signed up for youth soccer, neither of us knew a thing about the sport except you couldn't use your hands. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:25:25 EST Premier dirt track series coming http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/153107593/Premier-dirt-track-series-coming ELKIN — Dirt track race fans have the chance to see some of the best drivers in the country on Friday when the nation's premier touring late model series invades Friendship Motor Speedway. 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