Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:31:42 EST 1800 Fowler commits to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3582220/Fowler-commits-to-play-baseball-at-Lenoir-Rhyne DOBSON — Cole Fowler of Surry Central has committed to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne University next season. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City adopts recycling logo, slogan http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3589800/City-adopts-recycling-logo-slogan Given that a picture can be worth 1,000 words, Mount Airy now has an image — and a slogan — to illustrate the city's curbside recycling program and promote its use by the public. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST United Fund of Surry plans next campaign http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3589600/United-Fund-of-Surry-plans-next-campaign On Thursday afternoon, the Fellowship Hall at First Presbyterian Church was full of individuals who work to improve the lives of those in the community on a daily basis. The occasion was the United Fund of Surry Agency... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A crisis on the horizon http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3584345/A-crisis-on-the-horizon Surry County is getting older, and officials aren't ready for it, according to one senior care administrator. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Granite Bears host countywide track meet http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3590995/Granite-Bears-host-countywide-track-meet Surry Central took the boys' prize and Mount Airy won for the girls in the Surry County Invitational track meet.The four local schools faced off on Good Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East Surry baseball tops North to improve to 17-0 http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3591041/East-Surry-baseball-tops-North-to-improve-to-17-0 Scott Meredith pitched a complete game, Cody Ashburn had three hits, and visiting East Surry defeated North Surry 8-1 in nonconference baseball on Friday night. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Hounds score 5 in last at-bat to beat Cards http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3591095/Lady-Hounds-score-5-in-last-at-bat-to-beat-Cards For five innings, it was a pitcher's duel between the Lady Greyhounds and Lady Cardinals.Then the offenses exploded. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Helping the community http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3588980/Helping-the-community DOBSON — Organizers say they hope a fund raiser set for next Saturday will raise a little money for a county family sorely in need. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City pickups of unusual trash end Friday http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3588804/City-pickups-of-unusual-trash-end-Friday Many shopping days remain until Christmas, but only five more days of a special citywide pickup of unusual trash items — this coming Monday through Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tharrington principal named exceptional children’s director http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3581498/Tharrington-principal-named-exceptional-childrens-director The Mount Airy Board of Education has announced current Tharrington Primary Principal Lydia Lovell will become the district's new Exceptional Children's Director. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tickets available for Administrative Professional Day luncheon http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3585851/Tickets-available-Administrative-Professional-Day-luncheon The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce still has tickets available for the Administrative Professional Day Luncheon on April 23, 12 p.m. at Cross Creek Country Club. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes lunch, entertainment, and a... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Camp Invention program planned for summer http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3579880/Camp-Invention-program-planned-for-summer The Mount Airy Board of Education received news Tuesday the system will offer “Camp Invention” to students from throughout the area this summer. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City seeking applicants for redevelopment group http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3587856/City-seeking-applicants-for-redevelopment-group Two weeks after a controversial redevelopment commission was approved by Mount Airy officials, a procedure was unveiled Thursday night for citizens to apply to become members of the group. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587801/ North Surry's boys took first place in Thursday's track meet at Mount Airy. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ACC stars steal show in Barnstorming game http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3588046/ACC-stars-steal-show-in-Barnstorming-game PILOT MOUNTAIN — Some of the best players in the ACC took center stage in front of a packed house at East Surry High School on Thursday night in the 36th-annual Barnstorming Tour. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bears beat Camels in five innings http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587817/Bears-beat-Camels-in-five-innings The Granite Bears won their third game of the week by blanking Atkins 10-0 Thursday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587818/ The Lady Bears win their second-straight game, crushing Atkins 20-5 on Thursday after beating Bishop McGuinness 16-13 earlier this week. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kessler takes title, doubles team finishes third http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3587793/Kessler-takes-title-doubles-team-finishes-third Senior Mitch Kessler finished up his Northwest tennis career with another title. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Interim CEO leaves NHSC after three days http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3586638/Interim-CEO-leaves-NHSC-after-three-days It was anticipated that a new interim chief executive officer for Northern Hospital of Surry County would be here only a brief time — but his exit came much faster than expected. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former PM police chief dies http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3585102/Former-PM-police-chief-dies DOBSON — A former chief of police in the town of Pilot Mountain has died.Oscar Marvin Hutchens died on April 15 at the Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Center. He was 87. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST