Harris

First Posted: 12/31/2008MOUNT AIRY Mr. Joe Scott Harris, 84, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at his home. Mr. Harris was born in S...

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MUNDY

First Posted: 12/27/2008CANA, Va. Mrs. Rita Vesta Dalton Mundy, 94, of Cana, widow of James J. Mundy, passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Northern ...

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Union Pines holds off East Surry

First Posted: 12/30/2008Thomas Smith Staff Reporter East Surry was unable to make it two comeback wins in a row Tuesday, falling to Union Pines 64-55...

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CROPPS

First Posted: 12/31/2008ARARAT Mrs. Mary Lee Rawley Cropps, 87, of Ararat, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, as her loving...

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Letters to The News

First Posted: 12/29/2008To the editor, Here are some questions I would like answered by the City Commissioners. How much money did Mt.Airy have in th...

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State representative lends a helping hand to kids in need

First Posted: 12/27/2008ELKIN For Christmas, most kids probably had a wish list that included something expensive that wasnt a necessity. But instead...

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Library introducing game night for winter

First Posted: 12/30/2008Staff Reporter Beat the winter doldrums and come out and play! That is the slogan for game night at the Mount Airy Public Lib...

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Thumbs up/Thumbs down

First Posted: 12/26/2008Thumbs up A big Thumbs Up to the many businesses, non-profit agencies, churches, groups and individuals who have given so much...

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Christmas: An interpretation

First Posted: 12/25/2008Today the presents have all (probably) been opened. Amid the clutter of empty boxes, crumpled paper and discarded bows, weary ...

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Just where is that white Christmas everyone talks about?

First Posted: 12/26/2008Another Christmas has come and gone, leaving me with the feeling of being cheated. Thats not due to Santa overlooking me or an...

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Kwanzaa Celebration planned for Jan. 1

First Posted: 12/27/2008Nearly 18 million African Americans celebrate Kwanzaa every year. Of those celebrating will be area blacks in Mount Airy who a...

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Commissioner proposes curfew in city

First Posted: 8/21/2009Is a curfew needed in Mount Airy to prevent such incidents as a recent church fire? A member of the city Board of Commissioners...

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Motorcycle wreck sends man to ICU

First Posted: 7/3/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN A local man is in critical condition following a wreck Thursday evening. James Miller, 49, of Mount Airy, was tr...

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Pumping stations to get upgrades

First Posted: 1/27/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN The town of Pilot Mountain will be upgrading two of its wastewater pump stations if it receives a critical need...

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Christmas tradition lives on

First Posted: 12/24/2009In its 17th year, the Childrens Christmas Eve service at First Presbyterian Church still draws the faithful who have made the ...

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Cards trail, then respond

First Posted: 4/28/2009WALNUT COVE It may seem hard to imagine, but the East Surry softball team actually trailed when they fell behind 1-0 to South ...

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Local teen still in intensive care after Tuesdays wreck

First Posted: 12/17/2009WESTFIELD A Mount Airy teen is still in the intensive care unit after crashing his car into a tree on Tuesday. William Levi H...

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Pharmacy manager charged with embezzling

First Posted: 11/23/2009DOBSON A local pharmacy manager has been arrested on felony embezzlement and drug charges after an investigation by the Dobso...

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Woman faked robbery, police say

First Posted: 2/1/2009A woman who recently told authorities that she was robbed at gunpoint by two black males has been charged with making a false re...

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GRIMES

First Posted: 4/28/2009GRIMES MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Louella Marie Hawks Grimes, 65, of 236 Country Club Road, Mount Airy, passed away Monday morning, April...

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Delay of game on the officials

First Posted: 11/9/2009Imagine if you will that it is Friday night. It is the final week of the regular season for high school football. The stands ar...

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Surry elections official certified by state

First Posted: 10/10/2009DOBSON Mary Watson of Surry County has earned the title of certified elections official by the North Carolina State Board of ...

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Eagles clipped

First Posted: 9/4/2009MORAVIAN FALLS Surry Central fell behind 21-0 early in the second quarter before losing, 48-22, at Wilkes Central Friday night....

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Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Chappell

First Posted: 6/6/2009Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Chappell celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on June 6.. Anthony and Crystal celebrated with their ...

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Hundreds march for babies health

First Posted: 5/16/2009North Carolina ranks 47th in the number of premature births and birth defects. A little more than 13 percent of births in North...

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Early College looks at scheduling changes

First Posted: 2/2/2009As the Surry Early College High School of Design continues to expand and students become more involved in classes at Surry Commu...

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HENDREN

First Posted: 2/6/2009STATE ROAD Mrs. Ola Alice W. Hendren, 94, of Zephyr-Mountain Park Road, passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Hugh Chatham Nur...

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Board moves to promote small businesses

First Posted: 4/7/2009ELKIN In an effort to give local entrepreneurs a fighting chance, the Surry County Board of Commissioners voted Monday night to...

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Holyfield-Greene wedding performed May 16 in High Point Friends Meeting

First Posted: 5/15/2009Alana Lynn Holyfield and William Henry Greene were married May 16 at 4:30 p.m. in vows spoken in the High Point Friends Meeting...

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Candlelight Reflections highlights Alzheimers

First Posted: 11/4/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN Candlelight Reflections, to be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Pilot Mountain Senior Center, is a collaborative ...

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JACKSON

First Posted: 5/9/2009MOUNT AIRY Dr. Richard Dewitt Jackson, 90, who practiced general surgery in Mount Airy for more than 25 years, died May 8, 2009...

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Free Obituaries

First Posted: 8/27/2009LOCAL JOHNSON, Paul Edgar, 88, of Mount Airy, husband of Gertrude Bingman Johnson. AREA GALYEAN, Maggie Pearl Norman, 82, of...

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BOYLES

First Posted: 12/8/2009BOYLES PILOT MOUNTAIN Mrs. Emma Lucille Hudspeth Boyles, 93, of Pilot Mountain, widow of Vestal Irving Boyles, died Dec. 7, 20...

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Watson

First Posted: 2/10/2009Watson MOUNT AIRY Mr. James Francis Watson, 76, of Mount Airy, passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr...

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East Surry kicks off CTE Week Monday

First Posted: 2/12/2009East Surry High School will open its doors next week to members of the community as the school hosts Career and Technical Educa...

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Spurlin couple honored on 50th anniversary

First Posted: 8/29/2009The Rev. Bill and Janet Dickson Spurlin of Lowgap celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 29. They were honored with a c...

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Community calendar

First Posted: 12/26/2009Submissions to the community calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought into The Mount Airy News office before 5 ...

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