Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:58:36 EST 1800 Cawley fears ‘firestorm’ over blighted area plan A Mount Airy councilman is concerned that the preliminary identification of a blighted area in the city will cause “anger” among citizens, although it's still at the proposal stage. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:50:09 EST East Surry JROTC hosts Military Appreciation Night PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's United States Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will host the annual Military Appreciation Night Sept. 5 as the event moves back this year to the school which debuted the observance... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:50:07 EST Eagles edge Cards 1-0 DOBSON — Surry Central welcomed the return of all-conference players Uriel Secundino and Jose Avalos on Thursday night, as the Golden Eagles beat East Surry 1-0 in nonconference soccer for their first victory of the season. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:59:13 EST Mount Airy soccer ties Thomasville Mount Airy saw a two-goal lead slip away in a 4-4 tie against Thomasville on Thursday night at Shelton Stadium. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:57:04 EST Three at home in Week 2 Mount Airy and Thomasville have played some classics in the last several years. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:53:04 EST Hounds outlast Bears 3-0 Mount Airy challenged early, but North Surry pulled away to take all three sets in Thursday's volleyball rivalry. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:20 EST Lady Bears crush Forbush Falcons The Lady Bears crushed Forbush in tennis 9-0 with a perfect 72-0 in singles.Mount Airy's girls won every singles match 6-0, 6-0 over the visiting Lady Falcons. Then they swept doubles by a combined 24-3. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:18 EST Lady Cards stay perfect with 3-0 win PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry volleyball remains perfect after whipping Bishop McGuinness in three sets.The Lady Cards won by a combined 75-32 over the Lady Villains. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:17 EST East tennis falls to Bishop 9-0 PILOT MOUNTAIN — Bishop McGuinness swept East Surry 9-0 in tennis Thursday afternoon.The Lady Cardinals have played some good tennis this season, but the Lady Villains look like the team to beat this year in 1A. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:50:15 EST Hill named new Northern Hospital CEO Northern Hospital of Surry County has a new CEO. Or at least it will come October. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:28:05 EST Couple found with stolen Budget Rental truck A local couple has been charged with possessing a stolen box truck that Mount Airy police say they were using as a makeshift home. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:13 EST No teaching positions lost in City schools Although school systems across the state have reportedly cut thousands of teacher assistant jobs as a result of state education budget cuts, Mount Airy City Schools opened the school year this week with no teaching or teaching assistant positions... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:12 EST JOLO Winery & Vineyard wins four awards PILOT MOUNTAIN — JOLO Winery & Vineyards recently won four medals in the French Broad Vigneron category from the Asheville Food and Wine Festival. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:28:08 EST Admittance process continues for special needs student Millennium Charter Academy officials and a local parent who wants her daughter, a special needs student requiring a service animal, mainstreamed in the school, continue to work towards finalizing an Independent Educational Plan for the child following... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:06 EST Cards spike Wildcats to stay unbeaten KING — East Surry's volleyball team outlasted West Stokes in a thrilling first game, then breezed past the Wildcats the rest of the way in a 3-0 sweep on Tuesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:52:12 EST Lady Bears top Hounds in tennis Mount Airy knocked off rival North Surry 9-0 in tennis Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:52:10 EST Bears top East Wilkes 6-3 RONDA — Fresh off a tough 1-1 tie with Surry Central, the Granite Bears beat East Wilkes 6-3 in soccer.Mount Airy improved to 3-0-1 with the win. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:52:09 EST Rogers leads Lady Sauras to win South Stokes' Nicole Rogers shot a 41 to lead South Stokes to a team win at Cross Creek Country Club. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:52:05 EST Mount Airy Alumni slate 2nd annual awards The Mount Airy Alumni Association (MAAA) is seeking nominations for another round of awards for its Granite Bear graduates. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:14:06 EST Visitors spending up 3.4 percent from last year The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development has announced domestic visitors to Surry County spent $110.66 million in 2013, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2012. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:10:11 EST