Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:52:45 EST 1800 No charges filed in skateboard fatality No charges have been filed in connection with an April 12 accident which claimed the live of Hassen Moore, a local 15-year old skateboarder who died last week from injuries sustained in the incident. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:25:22 EST 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 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 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 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) 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 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 DWI, other charges filed in wreck A Lexington woman has been charged with driving while impaired and other violations in the wake of a two-car collision on Riverside Drive near Mount Airy Sunday which seriously injured both motorists. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:15:25 EST Divorces The following divorces were granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:40:21 EST Book Smarts Following is a list of titles recently received at the Mt. Airy Public Library that are available for checkout:The Liar by Nora Roberts, fictionEvery Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline, fiction Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:20:22 EST 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 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 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 Marriage licenses issued in Surry County. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:35:21 EST 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 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 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 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 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 WALKERTOWN — East Surry breezed past Walkertown 15-0 in Northwest 1A Conference softball on Friday night. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:25:23 EST