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Police reports

• Property damage occurred Monday at Mount Airy Middle School, according to city police department reports. The crime involved an unknown party entering restrooms in a concession area and turning on the hot water. Bleachers […]

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Jeremiah Cockerham, David Szewczyk and Nathaniel Southern posing after recieving their quilts of valor A local woman, Jessica Bolick, hopes to donate 35 quilts to veterans and active duty service men in the community through […]

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SCC golfers recognized

Pictured, from left, are Surry Community College golf coach Tom Pendergraft, golfers Gaitlin Hiatt and Kasie Tolbert and assistant coach Joe Denny, who were recognized by the Surry County Board of Commissioners at a recent […]

Weddings

Haynes, Hill wed

Mrs. Ricky Gray Haynes (Amy Rebekah Hill) Amy Rebekah Hill and Ricky Gray Haynes were united in marriage on June 6, 2015 at 4:00 in the afternoon at Welcome Home Baptist Church in Mount Airy. […]

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Making a splash

Fred Johnson (left) and his son, Richard Johnson, shortly after climbing out of the Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina, after having completed the annual Low Country Splash. The harbor, where the two swam 2.4 […]

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Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • James D. Jones, 25, and Ashley R. Comer, 28, of Mount Airy. Issued June 18. • Christopher N. Hessig, 34, and Kimberly D. Zapata, 41, […]

Editorials 
Editorials

You said it

Your Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mtairynews.com, on articles we’ve published. The comments are reproduced […]

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Police reports

• Two Mount Airy residents were jailed on felony drug charges Thursday night, according to city police department reports. The arrests resulted from Shaquinton Theron Bell, 20, of 294 Lynnewood Drive, and Rayshad Lamont Simmons, […]

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Dobson approves budget

Dobson Town Commissioner John Lawson exchanges ideas with fellow commissioners at the board’s meeting Thursday evening. DOBSON — The Dobson Board of Commissioners adopted Town Manager Josh Smith’s proposed budget Thursday evening. The 2015-16 fiscal […]

Local Sports

Youth baseball champions

The Surry North team win the 2015 area championship earlier this week. Front row, from left, Rylan Venable, Corbin Dollyhigh, Jake Beamer, Abram Gammons and Brison George; middle row, Myles Draughn, Avery Poindexter, Bradley Goins, […]

Local Sports

Summer camps continue

Girls scrimmage at Mount Airy’s basketball camp recently. The summer camp season continues. Several camps have passed, but several more summer camps are on the schedule for the next month. • Monday to July 2, […]

NBA

Hornets go Big 10 yet again

Wisconsin Badgers forward Frank Kaminsky (44) is the Charlotte Hornets’ first-round pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky (44) gets past Duke center Jahlil Okafor (15) during the second half of the NCAA […]

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Police reports

• A woman found trespassing at Westwood Park after hours Wednesday night was arrested after allegedly lying about her identity, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. When Crystal Jeanie-Marie Sheets, 36, of 128 Windsor […]

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Police reports

• Damage put at $845 was caused to a Pepsi machine at Robby’s Sales on North Main Street, according to city police department reports. The crime was reported Tuesday, but actually occurred earlier this month, […]