Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:15:18 EST 1800 Give us our money DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners is moving forward with a plan to go after delinquent accounts with the county's emergency services department, and the effort could be extended to money owed to the county in other... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST TDA cutting check for basketball tourament The Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority (MATDA) will issue a $2,000 check for the National Travel Ball Association State Championship, which will be held in Mount Airy from May 9 through May 11, with more than 100 teams in town for the... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Early College Senior’s Project Prom benefits classmates DOBSON — Surry Early College High School of Design student Jamie Hernandez is combining fashion with compassion for her senior project. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Concerns raised about cell towers in city Cell phones have become a way of life, but there is concern this could lead to Mount Airy's landscape becoming saturated with telecommunications towers. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brandy Simmons and Brent Carter wed Brandy Leigh Simmons, of Winston-Salem, and Brent Alden Carter, of Oak Ridge, were married at 6 p.m. on March 21, 2014, at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in Colfax. Nate Kingsbury officiated. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jamie Thierolf and Zachary Dease get married Jamie Lynne Thierolf, of Lebanon, Pa., and Zachary Christian Dease, of Mayodan, got married on Dec. 7, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the New Philadelphia Moravian Church in Winston-Salem. The Right Rev. Hopeton Clennon officiated. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Laura Lentz and Brandon Needham to wed Clay and Janice Lentz of Clemmons announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Carmel Lentz of Clemmons, to Brandon William Needham of Advance.The bride-elect's grandparent is Frances Lentz. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bishop coach to assist with USA basketball KERNERSVILLE — Bishop McGuinness basketball coach Brian Robinson will return to the bench this summer with USA basketball. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cards top Wildcats 13-8 KING — East Surry overcame a slow start to down West Stokes 13-8 Thursday night.The Lady Cardinals scored seven runs in the top of the third on the way to a season sweep of the Lady Wildcats. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Nanny Brooks Mrs. Naomi “Nanny” Ruth Brooks Hawks, 88, of Lowgap passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Bermuda Commons Nursing and Rehab in Advance where she had lived for the past two years. She was born in Surry County on January 23, 1926 to the late... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jeffrey Hodges Mr. Jeffrey Don Hodges, 53 of Claudville, VA passed away at his home Friday, April 18, 2014. He was born in Surry County to Harley Hughes and Maxine Coe Hodges. Mr. Hodges worked at Proctor-Silex for 22 years prior to working at the waste treatment... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Justice Martin to speak at Lincoln Day dinner Justice Mark Martin of the North Carolina Supreme Court will be the keynote speaker at the Surry County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. The event will be held at Cross Creek Country Club on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fowler commits to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne DOBSON — Cole Fowler of Surry Central has committed to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne University next season. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City adopts recycling logo, slogan Given that a picture can be worth 1,000 words, Mount Airy now has an image — and a slogan — to illustrate the city's curbside recycling program and promote its use by the public. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST United Fund of Surry plans next campaign On Thursday afternoon, the Fellowship Hall at First Presbyterian Church was full of individuals who work to improve the lives of those in the community on a daily basis. The occasion was the United Fund of Surry Agency... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A crisis on the horizon Surry County is getting older, and officials aren't ready for it, according to one senior care administrator. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jimmy Lawson Dobson — Mr. Jimmy Wayne Lawson, age 65, of Dobson, NC passed away on Thursday evening April 17, 2014 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry Co. on August 18, 1948 to the late Escar Claven Lawson and the late... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Granite Bears host countywide track meet Surry Central took the boys' prize and Mount Airy won for the girls in the Surry County Invitational track meet.The four local schools faced off on Good Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East Surry baseball tops North to improve to 17-0 Scott Meredith pitched a complete game, Cody Ashburn had three hits, and visiting East Surry defeated North Surry 8-1 in nonconference baseball on Friday night. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Hounds score 5 in last at-bat to beat Cards For five innings, it was a pitcher's duel between the Lady Greyhounds and Lady Cardinals.Then the offenses exploded. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST