Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Thu, 2 Apr 2015 06:11:01 EST 1800 City to aid family splits in ETJ zone http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152691749/City-to-aid-family-splits-in-ETJ-zone Mount Airy officials have identified a solution that will make it easier for property owners in the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ) zone to subdivide land for family members. Thu, 2 Apr 2015 03:20:21 EST Water-line relocation eyed at airport http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152687011/Water-line-relocation-eyed-at-airport One of the next steps in a project to extend the runway at Mount Airy-Surry County Airport concerns something happening underground instead of in the sky. Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:30:21 EST Bears survive close calls with Eagles http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/152700852/Bears-survive-close-calls-with-Eagles DOBSON — Mount Airy's tennis team pulled out three third-set tiebreakers on the way to a 7-2 win over Surry Central. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:15:26 EST Lady Cards fend off Greyhounds http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/152700943/Lady-Cards-fend-off-Greyhounds East Surry's softball team got the lead early and held on for a 4-2 nonconference softball win against North Surry on Wednesday night. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:15:24 EST Hounds slaughter Cards http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/152700303/Hounds-slaughter-Cards North Surry scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back on the way to a 12-2, five-inning victory against East Surry in nonconference baseball on Wednesday night. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:15:23 EST Mount Airy rallies to beat Pack http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbaseball/152700840/Mount-Airy-rallies-to-beat-Pack The Granite Bears roared back from a 4-0 deficit to beat Walkertown 8-7 in a Northwest Conference game Wednesday. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:15:21 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbaseball/152702211/ North Surry's Brady Watts pitches against West Stokes. The Wildcats won 13-7.North coach Tony Martin meets with his infield at the mound against West Stokes. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 22:50:22 EST Savoy Family Cajun Band concert opens at The Earle http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152688676/Savoy-Family-Cajun-Band-concert-opens-at-The-Earle The Surry Arts Council will host the Savoy Family Cajun Band today at 7 p.m. at the Historic Earle Theatre. This free performance is part of the three-day residency the band will spend in area middle schools. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:45:20 EST Relay uses makes heroes of fundraisers http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152689381/Relay-uses-makes-heroes-of-fundraisers Surry County's Relay For Life kicked off its fundraising season early Wednesday with its first “Zeros to Superheros” fundraiser at Pages Books & Coffee in downtown Mount Airy. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:10:21 EST Holiday trash schedule announced http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152685575/Holiday-trash-schedule-announced An Easter holiday garbage schedule for Mount Airy was released Wednesday by the city sanitation division.Friday's residential trash route will be collected under the normal schedule, on a curbside-only basis. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:55:21 EST Fiddler Convention winners named http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152647796/Fiddler-Convention-winners-named The 2015 Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention was held March 27-28 at Surry Community College in Dobson, featuring more than 110 individual contestants and 13 bands. The winners of the competition were: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:15:21 EST Mount Airy Rotary’s commitment to local literacy praised at luncheon http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152656892/Mount-Airy-Rotarys-commitment-to-local-literacy-praised-at-luncheon The Mount Airy Rotary Club's involvement in literacy projects in local schools was best explained by one volunteer who said Rotary and Interact members started the year reading to students and by the end of the year students read to... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 04:00:22 EST Make your own Easter candy http://mtairynews.com/news/features-home_top-lifestyle-WK_Food/152642585/Make-your-own-Easter-candy Fans of Cadbury Chocolate, or the authentic Cadbury chocolate still made in England, are having a difficult year. Hershey's owns the license to make and sell candy under the Cadbury name in the United States but they use their own recipe which... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 03:25:21 EST Resource Center opens Peabody’s Patch http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152656961/Resource-Center-opens-Peabodys-Patch L.H. Jones Family Resource Center officials “let the cat out of the bag” Tuesday morning as they dedicated raised bed gardens to a beloved feline of Surry Senior Center Director Brack Llewellyn. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:00:22 EST Proposal is a hidden tax hike, power grab http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial-opinion/152659398/Proposal-is-a-hidden-tax-hike-power-grab One of the more controversial proposals to surface in this year's General Assembly session is Senate Bill 369, which would radically alter how sales taxes are collected and then distributed in North Carolina. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:30:24 EST Successful transition in the clerk’s office http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152406515/Successful-transition-in-the-clerks-office When Teresa O'Dell set foot in the Surry County Clerk of Courts office in December she did so as Surry County's first Republican clerk. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:30:22 EST Boosters ejected from the ballpark http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152646470/Boosters-ejected-from-the-ballpark Last week a Surry County District Court ordered Westfield Boosters Club was officially ordered to cease operations at and vacate the Westfield Community Center. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:20:21 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/hstrackfield/152672351/ It's a sprint to the finish in the boys 100m dash on Tuesday at the Surry County Invitational track meet at East Surry. Pictured, from left: Spencer Ross (North Surry), Jamiles Hayes (Elkin), Demidrick Hargrave (East Surry), Cordell France... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:15:31 EST Lady Bears fall 9-0 to Bishop http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer/152672491/Lady-Bears-fall-9-0-to-Bishop Mount Airy fell 9-0 to visiting Bishop McGuinness on Tuesday in a Northwest 1A Conference girls soccer match at Shelton Stadium. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:15:30 EST Bear netters beat Hounds in tennis http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/152672274/Bear-netters-beat-Hounds-in-tennis Mount Airy topped North Surry 7-2 in nonconference tennis action.The Granite Bears took singles 5-1 to claim the team win before doubles started. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:15:28 EST