Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:33:47 EST 1800 Local school lunch menus B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Thanksgiving break. No school.Friday — Thanksgiving break. No school. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:16 EST Wreck claims lives of two county students The mood was somber this morning at two Surry County schools after a traffic accident claimed the lives of two sisters Monday night. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:05:11 EST Power bill scam targets area businesses The Mount Airy Police Department is investigating a telephone scam aimed at downtown merchants. According to Main Street Coordinator Lizzie Morrison, several downtown businesses have received phone calls from someone claiming they need your credit... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:10:05 EST Burn ‘em up before you fill up Consider it a chance to free up a few extra calories to be filled with turkey, stuffing and the ever-popular giblet gravy. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:57:07 EST (No heading) A North Surry swimmer comes up for air during a meet with Mount Airy at Reeves Community Center Monday night. Results were not available at press time.A Lady Greyhound nears the wall in the back stroke. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:49:09 EST Rozier, Green shine in tourney ELKIN — North Surry's Austin Rozier picked up the top award in the Elkin Invitational wrestling tournament, and teammate Devyn Green hit the 100-win plateau. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:49:07 EST SC kicks off wrestling ELKIN — Surry Central opened its wrestling season with a senior getting a milestone win.Uriel Secundino earned his 100th win on Saturday at an 11-team tournament in Elkin. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:49:06 EST Storytellers spin colorful tales A man known as the Night Rider describes how he learned to deal with the reality of death. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:04:03 EST Pilot man arrested on 13 drug charges A Pilot Mountain man is behind bars under a six-digit bond after he was arrested over the weekend on a slew of drug-related charges. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:40:04 EST Historians’ work provides knowledge of slavery DOBSON — Two local historians featured at the Surry County Historical Society Annual Meeting hope their work is a stepping stone to more inquiry and ultimately understanding of the role slavery played in local history. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:09:03 EST Hardy Brothers make donation to SCC DOBSON — Surry Community College officials have announced Hardy Brothers has given the school's Truck Driver Training and HVAC programs a gift of a 2007 model Peterbilt tractor and enclosed trailer along with three refrigeration trailer... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:24:05 EST Mount Airy schools declared District of Distinction District Administrator Magazine has named Mount Airy City Schools as one of its inaugural Districts of Distinction for its work in the STEAM program centered around the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. According... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:55:07 EST Most Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:04 EST Mount Airy City Schools China delegation excited about partnerships A delegation composed of Mount Airy City Schools (MACS) board of education members and school leaders has returned from its trip to China appearing confident the first steps to develop partnerships for learning experiences for students and staff are... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:04:04 EST WorkForce Carolina getting new name WorkForce Carolina Inc., a full-service staffing firm headquartered in Mount Airy, will soon have a new name that reflects a recent expanded reach of its operations. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:04:10 EST (No heading) To the Editor, Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:27:03 EST Holiday meal to be Houston’s last as leader The good news is that a free community Thanksgiving dinner will be offered this coming Thursday in Mount Airy as it has for the past 17 years. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:24:11 EST Director has band marching to different tune Unlike its football team that is a perennial playoff contender, Mount Airy High School's marching band had hit some low notes in recent years.Perhaps the lowest came during the 2012-2013... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:10:07 EST Sewer project OK’d to aid office building Mount Airy is pursuing a sewer line extension to serve a new office building on North Main Street, in response to a strange situation of no existing lines being available for the inner-city area involved. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:09:04 EST To help the community Contributors to this year's annual United Fund fundraising drive will have the opportunity to own a piece of original art, organizers say. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:58:06 EST