Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:16:03 EST 1800 Market Street offers Halloween chills and thrills http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50602977/Market-Street-offers-Halloween-chills-and-thrills The chill in the air on Market Street in Mount Airy seemed to be just what this little snowman was looking for. Two-year-old Andrew Snow gets ready to let a bean bag fly for some candy. Large crowds filled Main Street in Mount Airy and also took... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:51:06 EST Local man dies in Forsyth crash http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50601384/Local-man-dies-in-Forsyth-crash WINSTON-SALEM — A Surry County man was fatally injured in a chain-reaction crash on U.S. 52 Thursday afternoon which involved six vehicles, according to updated information. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:41:04 EST Randleman: ‘Insight’ aids ability to serve http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591761/Randleman:-Insight-aids-ability-to-serve Editor's note: Surry County residents are represented in the N.C. Senate by Shirley Randleman, successor to the late Sen. Don East of Pilot Mountain. The 30th District that she serves also includes Stokes and Wilkes... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:40:04 EST Ingle: Randleman has failed her district http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50593201/Ingle:-Randleman-has-failed-her-district Editor's note: Surry County residents are represented in the N.C. Senate by Shirley Randleman, successor to the late Sen. Don East of Pilot Mountain. The 30th District that she serves also includes Stokes and Wilkes... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:29:04 EST Kids Spook Lupus held at Central Methodist http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50591833/Kids-Spook-Lupus-held-at-Central-Methodist Lupus striking younger victims locally has prompted local lupus survivor Barbi Manchester to continue the “Kids Spook Lupus” Halloween Carnival for its second year today 31. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:22:04 EST Dying to forgive http://mtairynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50592325/Dying-to-forgive Luke 23:34 “Then Jesus said, Father, forgive them for they know not what thy do…” Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:22:06 EST Police briefs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50594941/Police-briefs • Two heat pumps were stolen Thursday from a vacant building in the 400 block of North South Street owned by Emory Dean Bray Jr., according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A door latch was broken to gain entry and remove the property,... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:09:03 EST League races taking shape http://mtairynews.com/news/hsfootball/50594929/League-races-taking-shape Football conference races are heating up with two weeks left in the regular season. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:13 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer-hsvolleyball-localsports/50594925/ East Surry has continued to roll in the playoffs despite an injury to Kristel Hicinbothem (8). The state 1A championship match will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum (N.C. State) against Princeton (21-4). Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:11 EST Lady Bears exemplify success http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/50594919/Lady-Bears-exemplify-success When the final ball rolled to a stop Wednesday, so too stopped a four-year stretch of one of the most dominant runs of tennis play in state history. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:08 EST Local man involved in Forsyth triple fatality http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50595238/Local-man-involved-in-Forsyth-triple-fatality WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy man is said to have escaped serious injury in a pileup this afternoon on U.S. 52 in Forsyth County which resulted in three fatalities. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:25:07 EST Lego teams have sights on regionals http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591557/Lego-teams-have-sights-on-regionals DOBSON — The county-wide First Lego League slated for Nov. 8 at Surry Community College is more than students playing with Legos. The competition enters its third year with the competition slated from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Dobson... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:10:04 EST Cadets restore park trail http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591576/Cadets-restore-park-trail North Surry Junior Officer's Training Corps (JROTC) members literally hit the trail — a walking trail — at Riverside Park as they restored a walking trail as a fall community service goal. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:33:04 EST “Spooktacular” proceeds to aid students at Christmas http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50584508/Spooktacular-proceeds-to-aid-students-at-Christmas DOBSON — It was an event Jack Skellington of “Nightmare before Christmas” would have envied as Halloween held court to benefit Christmas. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:03:11 EST Bears’ streak broken http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/50587790/Bears-streak-broken WINSTON-SALEM — The Lady Bears' hunt for a fourth-straight state tennis title ended with a narrow loss to Bishop McGuinness. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:11 EST Bears shut out Bobcats 5-0 http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50588633/Bears-shut-out-Bobcats-5-0 Mount Airy scored four goals in the second half to break away from Blue Ridge in a 5-0 victory in the first round of the 1A West soccer playoffs on Wednesday night at Shelton Stadium. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:09 EST Cards swat Yellowjackets http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50588639/Cards-swat-Yellowjackets PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry celebrated Senior Night with a postseason victory.The Cardinals recognized 12 senior players and routed Hayesville 9-0 in the first round of the Class 1A West soccer playoffs on Wednesday night. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:07 EST Greyhounds knocked out of playoffs http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50589583/Greyhounds-knocked-out-of-playoffs SALISBURY — North Surry fell to Salisbury 4-0 in the first round of the 2A West playoffs on Wednesday night. The Greyhounds finished the season 8-10-2. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:05 EST Aktion Club helps “Friends Feeding Friends” drive http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50586137/Aktion-Club-helps-Friends-Feeding-Friends-drive Lowes Foods Assistant Manager Randy Sellers chats with Surry Central Aktion Club member Gregory Galyean as he loads another buggy with Friends Feeding Friends bags for the annual food drive. The kickoff to the drive is slated for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:09 EST Showcase is competitive and collaborative http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50585356/Showcase-is-competitive-and-collaborative DOBSON — Surry County Schools' annual Marching Band Showcase again proved to be a unique combination of competition and camaraderie as young musicians who often don't get to see each other perform cheered for each other. The... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:13:09 EST