Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:44:41 EST 1800 Cards outlast Eagles in tennis PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry and Surry Central's tennis match came down to No. 3 doubles, with the Lady Cardinals winning 5-4 on Senior Day. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:43:07 EST Bears top Elkin Mount Airy scored six minutes apart early in the second half to end host Elkin's three-game win streak, 2-1, Wednesday night. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:40:10 EST Lady Greyhounds fall 5-4 to South Stokes North Surry lost at No. 3 doubles to South Stokes to decide one conference match with the Sauras, then lost 5-4 in the second match on Wednesday evening. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:40:09 EST Lowgap facility to host haunted house LOWGAP — Haunted houses staged this time of year usually provide thrills, and maybe some laughs, but one starting this week in Lowgap also will scare up support for a community institution. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:01:08 EST Correction In a Wednesday story regarding an audit report for Commissioner Paul Johnson, it was incorrectly reported that Johnson did not attend a Council of Governments Ethics Training meeting in Winston-Salem, for which he received a travel reimbursement. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:29:06 EST The results are in DOBSON — A comprehensive audit conducted by the county after becoming suspicious of Commissioner Paul Johnson's expense reimbursement has revealed alleged widespread improprieties that could have cost county taxpayers thousands over the... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:47:08 EST Let them eat cake Mary Jo White has a lot on her plate. Though she is a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, active church member, handbell player, Alzheimer's research advocate, line dancer, social dancer, music lover and retired teacher's... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:26:06 EST SCC hosts wine symposium DOBSON — Internationally renowned experts in viticulture and enology will be featured during the Third Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium scheduled for Nov. 5-6 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture &... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:53:09 EST Documentary debuts at Rotary Mount Airy Rotarians got the first look at a locally-produced documentary Tuesday, as the worldwide premier of “Kickstarting the Future While Preserving the Past,” was screened. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:43:09 EST Depot Street residents want action on repairs PILOT MOUNTAIN — Residents of Depot Street in Pilot Mountain filled the Town Hall meeting room to tell commissioners in no uncertain terms they want to see action on fixing their street and the barricade gone. The sentiments were aired during... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:15:11 EST Lady Cards win NW match PILOT MOUNTAIN — Madison Moore of East Surry took home medalist honors and the Lady Cardinals won a Northwest 1A Conference golf match on Tuesday afternoon at Pilot Knob Park. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:26 EST East Surry beats Atkins PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took a three-goal lead and went on to defeat Atkins 3-1 in a Northwest 1A Conference soccer match on Tuesday night. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:25 EST Lady Eagles take down Sauras 3-1 DOBSON — The Lady Eagles picked up a conference win over South Stokes a day after falling to Starmount. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:23 EST East, North get tennis wins East Surry and North Surry had easy tennis wins against cellar-dwellers on Tueday. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:22 EST Eagles clinch conference title DOBSON — Surry Central wrapped up its second-straight tennis title with a 7-2 win over South Stokes. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:00:18 EST Glitz, glamour and gaming Roll out the red carpet and bring on the velvet ropes, things are about to get shaken, not stirred. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:17:09 EST Wounded warrior welcomed to new home ARARAT, Va. — It's impossible to repay soldiers who make the supreme sacrifice or are severely wounded such as J.B. Kerns, but the community did its best in that regard today when welcoming the triple amputee to his new... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:43:07 EST Second powderpuff game set Lady Greyhounds will be breaking out the eye black and shoulder pads in preparation for the 2014 North Surry Powderpuff Football Game. This is the second year of the event at North and it is slated for Friday at 7 p.m. at Charles Atkins Stadium. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:13:09 EST (No heading) • A traffic stop in Mount Airy has led to a local man being served with outstanding warrants for four felony charges, according to city police department reports. After Francis Edward Brown, 51, of 332 Eleanor Ave., was pulled over on Hamburg... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:38:11 EST Eagles pull away from Hounds DOBSON — Surry Central picked up its first league win, defeating rival North Surry 4-2 Monday evening.Rain showers had passed over the county during the day, but the rain stopped before the teams took the field. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:46:21 EST