Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:28:50 EST 1800 Phillips tapped for state panel A member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners has been tapped to chair a committee that will look at how state government can be more effective and efficient. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:21:08 EST Educators of the Year will ‘share their light’ County Educators Of the Year were told “passing the light” is sharing, not taking away their light, at the annual Educators of the Year Breakfast Friday morning at Cross Creek Country Club. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:19:12 EST Marquee hoops matchup coming to North Surry Powerhouse programs Oak Hill Academy and Hargrave Military Academy will face off at Ron King Gymnasium at North Surry High School on October 28. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:52:08 EST Lady Bears win on road ELKIN — The Lady Bears came back from a set down to beat the Lady Elks 3-1 in volleyball Thursday night.Mount Airy got a late start leaving home as the city schools had open house that evening. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:52:06 EST Mount Airy breaks streak BOONVILLE — Mount Airy broke a four-game losing streak to Starmount with a 28-17 win Friday night. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:46:08 EST Cards top Eagles in opener PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's powerful run game had air support on Friday night.The defense wasn't bad either. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:43:11 EST Ground broken for Laurel Hill pavilion ARARAT, Va. — Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, is getting a new feature, an activity pavilion that will host lectures, receptions and other special events. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:37:10 EST Board okays rezoning DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners unanimously gave the nod to a proposed rezoning that will clear the way for a new business in the county. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:36:03 EST New area code planned In the not to distant future folks making calls locally will have to dial 10 digits to make any phone call, even for calls in the same neighborhood. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:02:10 EST County Schools debuts new logo at convocation PILOT MOUNTAIN — The official unveiling of the Surry County Schools new logo at its annual convocation ceremony literally took center stage as Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves told participants “We stand tall and we shine... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:32:05 EST Third Philip Mappa Memorial Ride is slated Saturday Participants are being sought for the Third Annual Philip Mappa Memorial Ride Saturday. Organizers say all the proceeds from the event will benefit a Mount Airy child diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:33:06 EST ‘A chance to change the world’ Mount Airy High School came alive for another year Thursday morning as hundreds of teachers, administrators and elected officials gathered for the school district's annual convocation ceremony. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:02:06 EST City board OKs timber plan 5-0 Paul Bunyan would be proud of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners, which voted unanimously Thursday night to launch a logging project at Westwood Industrial Park. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:42:06 EST Police briefs • A retired local dentist has become the victim of identity theft, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police were told Wednesday that an unknown suspect had used the Social Security number of John Crane of Robin Road to file... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:37:07 EST Granite Bears 2014 Schedule Date Site OpponentAug 22 Away StarmountAug 29 Home ThomasvilleSept. 5 Home Carroll County (Va.)Sept. 12 Away North Surry Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:40:11 EST Mount Airy Soccer Date Site Opponent TimeAug. 18 Home Starmount 6:00Aug. 19 Home East Wilkes 6:00Aug. 21 Home Surry Central 7:00Aug. 26 Away Surry Central 7:00 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:40:09 EST Mount Airy Golf Date Site OpponentsAug. 26 Cross Creek North Surry, Surry Central,East Surry, Elkin, South StokesSept. 2 Cedarbrook ElkinSept. 16 Pilot Knob Park East SurrySept. 30 Pilot Knob Park East Surry Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:40:07 EST Mount Airy Volleyball Date Site Opponent TimeAug.18 Away Surry Central 6:15Aug. 21 Away Elkin 6:15Aug. 23 Home Trimatch— Alleghany vs Mount Airy 10 a.m.— Alleghany vs West Stokes noon Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:40:05 EST North Surry Cross Country Date Site EventAug. 21 Yadkin County Park, Yadkinville— WPAC Two Mile ChallengeAug. 28 Yadkin County Park, Yadkinville— Forbush meetSept. 4 Fisher River Park, Dobson Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:39:16 EST North Surry Soccer Date Site OpponentAug. 18 Away East WilkesAug. 19 Away West WilkesAug. 20 Home ElkinAug. 25 Home East WilkesAug. 26 Home West WilkesAug. 27 Away ElkinSept. 2 Away East Surry Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:39:15 EST