Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:50:16 EST 1800 JOLO Winery & Vineyard wins four awards PILOT MOUNTAIN — JOLO Winery & Vineyards recently won four medals in the French Broad Vigneron category from the Asheville Food and Wine Festival. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:28:08 EST Admittance process continues for special needs student Millennium Charter Academy officials and a local parent who wants her daughter, a special needs student requiring a service animal, mainstreamed in the school, continue to work towards finalizing an Independent Educational Plan for the child following... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:06 EST Mount Airy Alumni slate 2nd annual awards The Mount Airy Alumni Association (MAAA) is seeking nominations for another round of awards for its Granite Bear graduates. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:14:06 EST Visitors spending up 3.4 percent from last year The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development has announced domestic visitors to Surry County spent $110.66 in 2013, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2012. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:10:11 EST Group explores Spencer’s property They could easily have been mistaken for coal miners or cave explorers — being issued dust masks and flashlights before beginning a 90-minute trek into the deep, dark catacombs. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:03:14 EST Police briefs • Two women from Pilot Mountain were charged with larceny and possession of stolen goods after an incident at Walmart Sunday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. They were identified as Penny Michelle Childress, 35, of 146 Toyland... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:14:04 EST Local cooks showcase their own local burger specialties The key to a good food is freshness, said Todd Hiatt, owner of the Chase and Charli Mount Airy restaurant.In addition, he puts some of his burgers on Kaiser rolls to make them even tastier and distinctive. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:21:05 EST Interstates project inches closer Mount Airy and Surry County officials met Tuesday morning to hammer out lingering details on a joint agreement to extend city sewer lines along the N.C. 89 corridor to the Interstate 77/74 area. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:36:07 EST Survey says? DOBSON — Results of a recent survey prove one thing: Surry County residents love their parks. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:11:08 EST Mount Airy High All Classes Reunion announced Technology has proved to be more of a uniting force for those organizing the Mount Airy High School All Classes Reunion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:09:05 EST Event to benefit Habitat for Humanity Their mission is simple. To provide clean, safe housing for those in need.Now, the Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity is asking for your help in raising much-needed money to continue its mission. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:17:08 EST Rams top Eagles for first volleyball win DOBSON — Starmount withstood a comeback attempt by Surry Central to secure its first volleyball win of the season, beating the Eagles 3-1 on Tuesday night.The Rams won 25-18, 25-9, 20-25, 25-14 to improve to 1-2. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:25:04 EST Surry Central tennis tops East Wilkes RONDA — Surry Central's girls tennis team improved to 3-0 with an 8-1 win against East Wilkes on Monday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:23:06 EST Lady Bears blank Wolfpack Mount Airy crushed Walkertown in a very fast tennis match Tuesday afternoon.The Lady Bears won every game in both singles and doubles over the Lady Wolfpack, which pushes the Bears record to 2-1, all in Northwest Conference play. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:25 EST Bears get 1st tie with SC Mount Airy had a school first on Tuesday, tying Surry Central in soccer. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:22 EST Lady Bears honor Bouma with win Mount Airy swept Walkertown 3-0 in volleyball on an emotional night.The Lady Bears dedicated the match to junior Taylor Bouma, who is battling cancer, then they downed the Lady Wolfpack 25-10, 25-8 and 25-12. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:17 EST Second Walmart school supplies drive successful United Fund of Surry Executive Director Beth Pequeno reports an annual school supplies drive through Walmart in Mount Airy has amassed “a pickup truck full” of items to benefit needy city and county students. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:04:09 EST Rezoning OK’d for veterinary hospital A rezoning decision by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will allow a veterinary hospital to expand, including an increased capacity for larger animals. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:09:11 EST Police briefs • The larceny of a motor vehicle was discovered Sunday at Colonial Care on Snowhill Drive, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The case involves a scooter valued at $400 being taken from that location along with a Capital One... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:38:06 EST (No heading) They gently sway in the breeze against the Mount Airy skyline, flashing catchy slogans and colorful designs to promote some festival or other upcoming event. But the overhead street banners erected downtown aren't always safe. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:30:06 EST