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Inmates aid park project

First Posted: 7/14/2009Usually, rainy weather and construction arent a good mix, but lingering wet conditions Tuesday brought an unexpected bonus rega...

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Local Realtors take part in marketing seminar

First Posted: 6/4/2009Six people from Mount Airys Rogers Realty & Auction Co. recently joined 250 of the top real estate agents in the Southeast for a...

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Play the Game delights audience

First Posted: 8/23/2009A packed house saw the premier of Andy Griffiths new movie, Play the Game, at the Downtown Cinema Sunday afternoon. The film, w...

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LOWRY

First Posted: 10/29/2009LOWRY MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Magdalena Mary Sivel Lowry, 83, of Mount Airy, formerly of Winston-Salem, passed away Wednesday morning...

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Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

First Posted: 10/15/2009These days I feel like fast food has a monopoly on my mind and body. If anyone were to look inside my car right now, they woul...

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Youth group fasts for awareness

First Posted: 8/3/2009No food. No television. Cardboard boxes for beds. It sounds like how a homeless person would live, but instead its what a group ...

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Livestock Report

First Posted: 12/9/2009Sales totaled 747 head, including cattle (676), goats (51), sheep (5) and hogs (15) during Tuesdays sales at Mount Airy Stockya...

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East Surry wins rough and tumble battle of the Cardinals

First Posted: 1/2/2009Thomas Smith Staff Reporter PILOT MOUNTAIN Anyone who might think high school basketball is not a contact sport should have se...

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SIMMONS

First Posted: 5/12/2009SIMMONS CLAREMONT Mr. Pete Darrell Simmons, 75, of 3333 Hillcrest Drive, Claremont, husband of Mrs. Ruth Poore Simmons, passed...

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Teenage driving fatalities on the rise

First Posted: 8/24/2009Statewide, teenage highway fatalities are up more than 16 percent compared to last year. That is a major concern for the state ...

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Divorces

First Posted: 8/29/2009The following divorces were obtained by the Surry County Clerk of Court office: John Culberson McKenzie Jr. and Martha Jessup ...

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Hunter-Winstead

First Posted: 4/9/2009Wayne and Phyllis Hunter, 231 Cook Road, Pilot Mountain, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lee, to Mark Andrew ...

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Students walk to save lives

First Posted: 4/30/2009Students at Franklin Elementary School took turns walking with their grade level around the gym at the school Thursday afternoo...

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Military news

First Posted: 12/12/2009Army Pvt. Christopher A. Triplett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Triplett is the son...

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No unemployment relief in sight

First Posted: 7/1/2009Surry County already has the second-highest unemployment rate in Northwest North Carolina and the Triad area, and a local offici...

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Finally, a house of her own

First Posted: 5/3/2009Nearly 80 people crowded into Christy Hensons Mount Airy home Sunday afternoon. Some were dear friends, others complete stranger...

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Keeping pets healthy during winter cold

First Posted: 1/15/2009In addition to keeping warm, pet owners need to make sure their best friends are being taken care of as well. Bobby Gallimore, ...

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Free obits

First Posted: 9/27/2009LOCAL BOWMAN, Myrtice Elizabeth Marshall, 89, formerly of Pinnacle, departed this life on Sept. 27, 2009. MIDKIFF, Mrs. Velma...

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DINKINS

First Posted: 12/5/2009ELKINWilliam Hunt Dinkins, 48 of Elkin, passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. Mr. Dinkins was born April 15, 1961 in Surry County ...

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Runnin’ Pats fall in OT

First Posted: 12/23/2009ROANOKE, Va. The Surry Runnin Patriot boys dropped a halftime lead before losing to Southwest Virginia (Roanoke) in overtime ...

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Yadkin Valley bank declares dividend

First Posted: 3/24/2009Yadkin Valley Financial Corp, the holding company for Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Co., announced this week a quarterly cash di...

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JOHNSON

First Posted: 7/18/2009DOBSONMrs. Loree Ollie Venable Johnson, 88, of Dobson, N.C. passed away at her daughters home in Dobson, with her loving family...

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Flea market to host food, toy drive

First Posted: 11/30/2009PILOT MOUNTAIN On Dec. 12 the Pilot Mountain Flea Market will be going all out for Christmas with Santa, with the mission to ...

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Greyhounds flip Falcons, Cards sweep Sauras

First Posted: 9/28/2009Mount Airy achieved something Monday night it hadnt done in womens tennis in more than two years; beat North Stokes. The Granit...

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Where in the world are teachers this summer?

First Posted: 7/12/2009Have you ever wondered where in the world teachers are during the summer? When I was in school, I held my teachers in such high...

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Clean up of fuel spill from wreck ongoing

First Posted: 10/6/2009Clean-up is still under way from an accident on Interstate 77 Monday afternoon. A tractor-trailer collided with a North Carolin...

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Boy Scout camp up and running for the summer

First Posted: 6/24/2009LOWGAP Caravans of cars and 15-passenger vans, many of them pulling trailers, began invading Lowgap this past weekend and will...

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DUFFY

First Posted: 9/12/2009MOUNT AIRYMrs. Geraldine Fletcher Duffy, 66, of 1215 Old Hwy 601 Mount Airy passed away Saturday morning Sept. 12, 2009 at the ...

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Police Briefs

First Posted: 2/25/2009- The larceny of a landscape water pump valued at $575 was reported Tuesday at the home of Macon Sammons on Foxcroft Drive, acc...

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SCOTT

First Posted: 4/26/2009SCOTT MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Lillie May Pace Scott, 96, Mount Airy passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Rose Tara Plantation in K...

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POINDEXTER

First Posted: 12/11/2009POINDEXTER MOUNT AIRY Ulius Washington Poindexter, 84, of Mount Airy, passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 10, 2009, at N...

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Firemen battle N. Main Street house blaze

First Posted: 12/5/2009An electrical malfunction Saturday afternoon sparked a blaze that displaced four occupants of a house on North Main Street in M...

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Church calendar

First Posted: 1/1/2009Submissions to the Church Calendar need to be in writing and arrive or be brought into to The Mount Airy News office before 5 p....

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Historic Preservation Commission approves addition to playhouse

First Posted: 1/28/2009Despite opposition to removing a 50-year-old cherry tree at the Andy Griffith Playhouse to make room to build an addition to th...

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Cardinals trip up Bears, 3-0

First Posted: 10/15/2009East Surry took down Mount Airy in three games Thursday on the Granite Bears senior night. The Bears put up decent showings in...

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TODD

First Posted: 8/14/2009ENNICE Dale Loyd Todd, 89, of 574 Hardin Camp Road, Ennice, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Central Continuing Care. Born March...

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50th anniversary

First Posted: 5/15/2009Herald and Maudine Johnson York, 181 Sherwood Drive, Mount Airy, are observing their 50th wedding anniversary today. They are b...

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Letter to the Editor

First Posted: 2/9/2009To the Editor, Last month I helped organize a benefit for a friend who is suffering from Lou Gehrig's Disease. The benefit, whi...

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