Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:48:35 EST 1800 Lady Bears overpower Wildcats 68-28 KING — Mount Airy wasn't at its sharpest on Monday night, but the Lady Bears were still too tough for West Stokes, making quick work of the Wildcats 68-28 in a nonconference game. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:21:07 EST Hounds’ speed throttles Rams Khaileel Dailey scored 20 points and Carter Phillips and Nathan Fletcher each added 18 as North Surry defeated Starmount, 73-62, in a non-conference game Monday night. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:21:04 EST Bear wrestlers win East Wilkes tourney RONDA — Mount Airy beat five teams on the way to winning the Cardinal Duals at East Wilkes. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:21:03 EST Bears rally to stun Cats KING — Dylan Gallimore buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Mount Airy came back to stun West Stokes 64-61 in a wild nonconference game on Monday night. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:20:03 EST City announces holiday trash schedule The arrival of Christmas this week also is bringing some changes to Mount Airy's sanitation operations. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:51:03 EST Trucker charged in wreck that killed Surry pair A trucker has been charged with multiple felony violations stemming from a six-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on U.S. 52 in October that claimed three lives, including a couple from Mount Airy. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:01:03 EST Goads celebrate 50 years of marriage Linda and Stanley Goad recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends. The couple was married Dec. 21, 2014 by Rev. Lester Shepherd in Westfield, NC. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:11:03 EST Cops help kids with Christmas presents Ask any of the members of the Surry County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 24 involved in the annual Cops and Kids shopping tour at Walmart in Mount Airy and they'll tell you it's not about gifts. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:10:05 EST McCrory taps Puckett for state board DOBSON — Greg Puckett, who serves as executive vice president and general manager at Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation, has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve on the Underground Damage Prevention Review Board. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:28:05 EST Donations mixed this holiday season According to the report from the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, charitable giving is down considerably from last year. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:15:07 EST Local merchants pleased holiday sales Sales for many area merchants appear to be pleasingly steady thus far into the Christmas Season at a time when many retailers look to earn as much as 30 percent of their income in the holiday rush. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:11:04 EST Greyhounds take second North Surry's wrestling team took second place in the annual Greyhound Duals on Saturday at Ron King Gymnasium. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:02:08 EST Pilot board selects new member PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners wasted no time in selecting a resident to fill the commissioner seat left vacant when Dwight Atkins moved to the mayor's post last month. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:50:04 EST Wreck sends student to hospital PILOT MOUNTAIN — An East Surry sophomore and wrestler was transported to a hospital following a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon just three or four miles from his home. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:55:03 EST Gold awards presented to Mount Airy TDA and Surry County partnership Mount Airy's Tourism Development Authority and the Surry County Tourism Partnership of Surry County have each struck gold at an annual award ceremony for the The Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC). Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:30:07 EST Everhart honored as professional woman of the year GARDEN CITY, NY — The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) has named Dr. Dee Everhart of Everhart Primary Health Care in Cana, Va., as 2014 professional woman of the year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:06:04 EST After 22 years, Inman stepping down WESTFIELD — After 22 years of service as Westfield Volunteer Fire Department fire chief, Jeff Inman will be stepping down from that role at the end of the year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:21:04 EST MerleFest 2015 musicians announced WILKESBORO — MerleFest, slated for April 23-26, has announced Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and festival circuit favorites Trampled By Turtles as part of the music festival's lineup. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:18:02 EST Runnin’ Patriots roar to victory WINSTON-SALEM — Jessica Boyd scored her 1,000th career point and the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team roared past Winston-Salem Christian 57-31 on Thursday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:43:07 EST Hounds run away from Bears 95-78 A good push in the first half put North Surry in the driver's seat on the way to a 95-78 win over rival Mount Airy Friday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:36:07 EST