Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Sun, 3 May 2015 15:09:18 EST 1800 Most Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 3 May 2015 12:00:23 EST Atkins retires from Mount Airy Vision Mount Airy Vision Center recently celebrated the retirement of Robin Atkins, who has served with the company for 17 years. They held the retirement dinner at Old North State Winery. Pictured here are, from left, Gale Saunders, Ashley Leonard, Jane... Sun, 3 May 2015 12:00:21 EST Food Lion honors teachers Food Lion recently presented the staff at St. Paul's School in Cana, Va., and the staff at Meadowview Middle School in Mount Airy, cakes bearing the words “Thanks for all you do” in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. Pictured... Sun, 3 May 2015 11:45:21 EST Internet marketing subject of seminar Web designer Boomer Sassmann will be leading the seminar Bridging the Digital Divide: Understanding Internet Marketing in 2015 on Tuesday, May 12. Sun, 3 May 2015 11:30:22 EST Golf tournament honors fallen soldier The annual PFC Adam Lee Marion Memorial Golf Tournament was held on Thursday at Cedarbrook Country Club. The tournament is held in memory of Marion, who was from Dobson, who lost his life while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq in... Sun, 3 May 2015 09:35:21 EST Day of Prayer activities planned Thursday This year's 64th annual National Day of Prayer local ceremony will be observed on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. on the front lawn of the Mount Airy Municipal Building. Sun, 3 May 2015 06:20:21 EST Record crowds toast Budbreak Any critics or connoisseurs who might have had doubts about the health of the local winery industry — or craft beer for that matter — simply needed to be in Mount Airy Saturday afternoon. Sun, 3 May 2015 05:50:21 EST Marriages The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• Cesario Munoz-Martinez and Esther Martinez-Chavez, both of Dobson. Issued April 23. Sun, 3 May 2015 04:05:21 EST Time to move ahead on sewer project Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners will consider, perhaps for the final time, whether to proceed with the so-called interstates sewer line. Sun, 3 May 2015 03:50:22 EST Sewer project may headline commissioners meeting Monday's Surry County Board of Commissioners meeting will include an update from the county's contracted engineer Kevin Heath outlining the bids for the NC 89 sewer project. Sun, 3 May 2015 01:55:21 EST Property Transfers In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed. Sun, 3 May 2015 01:20:22 EST Students show off work in Arts Wow DOBSON — Surry County Schools Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves described the “Visual Arts Wow” student art show as part of the process of producing well-rounded students. This year, organizers decided to divide the popular... Sun, 3 May 2015 00:35:21 EST Bojangles’ manager recognized Bobby Montgomery, unit director for Bojangles' in Dobson, has been ranked among the 16 finalists for the Bojangles' ShowBo Awards. Sun, 3 May 2015 00:15:21 EST North wins WPC title WALNUT COVE — With North Surry trailing and on the brink of having to settle for a share of the conference baseball title, the Greyhounds turned in some late heroics. Sat, 2 May 2015 23:10:24 EST Cards chase tournament title Northwest 1A Conference baseball champion East Surry will take an 11-game win streak into the NW tournament this week as the Cardinals seek their 11th league tournament title. Sat, 2 May 2015 23:10:23 EST Hurley to coach in Powerade State Games DURHAM — Will Hurley (Mount Airy), Seth Davis (Forbush) and Chris Manley (West Stokes) were selected to coach at this year's Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase on June 26-28 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. Sat, 2 May 2015 23:10:22 EST Local wins fishing tournament HENDERSON — Chad Poteat of Mount Airy weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 13 ounces on April 27 to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division tournament of 2015 on Kerr Lake. For his victory, Poteat earned... Sat, 2 May 2015 23:10:21 EST Civil War’s end commemorated DOBSON — Although the Civil War ended 150 years ago, the significance of that bloody four-year conflict and the sacrifices it demanded of soldiers and families still resonate in Surry County, as evidenced by a ceremony... Sat, 2 May 2015 15:45:21 EST Internet parlor closes in response to raid A recent raid on a video gaming operation by city and county authorities has caused a domino effect with the voluntary closure of another business — at least temporarily. Sat, 2 May 2015 00:50:21 EST Bears knocked from regional ELKIN — Elkin has three tennis players still alive and East Wilkes one after the first two rounds of the 1A regional tournament in Elkin Friday. Sat, 2 May 2015 01:00:23 EST