Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Wed, 3 Sep 2014 04:36:21 EST 1800 Rotarian Club learn benefits of Chinese Mount Airy City Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little and Mandarin Chinese teacher Vicky Yang told Mount Airy Rotary members about the benefits of the program in the district. The two spoke at the regular meeting of the club on Tuesday at Cross... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:37:05 EST Construction delayed on Dobson park DOBSON — Material delays have hampered the start of dirt-moving, but officials say that doesn't mean things haven't been happening on the planned Dobson Square Park. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:31:12 EST Greyhounds defense answers the call Coach Danny Lyons of North Surry said his defense took a lot of heat after giving up 50 points in a season-opening loss to Ashe County.What a difference a week makes. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:01:43 EST Mount Airy closes series with win against Thomasville Mount Airy ended an intense football series with Thomasville on a winning note, beating the Bulldogs 22-8 on Friday night at Shelton Stadium to improve to 2-0. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:20 EST East Surry falls to Starmount BOONVILLE — “That looked like us.” So said Starmount Coach Scott Johnson as he walked off the field Friday night after a 38-15 win over East Surry Friday night. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:18 EST Central soccer beats Elkin ELKIN — Osber Valle scored three goals for the hat trick as Surry Central defeated Elkin 6-2 in nonconference soccer on Tuesday night. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:16 EST East Surry spikes North Stokes 3-0 DANBURY — East Surry swept past North Stokes 25-21, 25-21, 25-20 in Northwest 1A Conference volleyball on Tuesday night.With the victory, the Cardinals improved to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in league play. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:13 EST Hounds tackle tough Titans North Surry ran away with the first set, but then the visiting Lady Titans made a close match of it.The Lady Greyhounds won 25-15 in the opening game, but the next three were tight before North downed West Forsyth 3-1. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 00:00:08 EST Local Lupus advocate receives national award WASHINGTON, D.C. — Local Lupus “thriver” and advocate Barbi Manchester has been named the inaugural winner for the Lupus Foundation of America's (LFA) “One Mission Award” in the Education, Support & Advocacy... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:08:11 EST Police briefs • A case of property damage involving a truck was reported last Wednesday at Mayberry Mall, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. An unknown suspect or suspects used some type of item to cause $1,500 in damage to the 2007 Chevrolet... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:13:11 EST City still wrestling with postal lot dilemma With Mount Airy's “festival season” approaching and thousands of visitors expected to strain parking resources, a large lot beside the city post office could help alleviate that — if only it were open. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:45:07 EST Surry County fair to open soon With September here, the annual Surry County Agricultural Fair can't be far away — with organizers promising a bigger and better event this year. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:26:07 EST “Race Car Friday Night on Main” slated for Pilot Mountain PILOT MOUNTAIN — Hot Nights and Hot Cars Cruise In organizers are planning on giving local enthusiasts a chance to enjoy a pit stop of their own during a racing theme night slated for Friday night. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:03:02 EST MACC holds tournament Mount Airy Country Club recently held its Member/Guest Tournament.Here are the results of the divisions.Championship Flight Score1. Ryan A. Atkins 68-64=132Kevin Atkins Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:47:07 EST Local runner Bryant secures third place LAUREL SPRINGS — Local runner Jason Bryant finished third in the Sixth-Annual Continental Divide Trail Race here.The challenging course winds around the area of the Eastern Continental Divide. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:29:05 EST SC soccer ties 2-2 with Vikings DOBSON — Surry Central finished 2-2 with North Forsyth, the third tie in four games for the soccer team. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:28:10 EST Rivals United for a good cause The four local high schools are teaming up for a cancer awareness event at Mount Airy this month.The four volleyball teams will take part in the Rivals United tournament Sept. 27 to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:28:09 EST SC defense holds the line DOBSON — The Golden Eagles downed East Wilkes Friday thanks to some big plays from the defense. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:28:06 EST VOCE rehearsal set Sept. 8 Music lovers in the area can rest easy as one of the area's best-known vocal ensembles is set to kick off its concert season, organizers announced recently. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:51:07 EST SCC celebrates large number of HSE grads DOBSON — Surry Community College honored a record-breaking number of HSE graduates during the 25th annual High School Equivalency Graduation on August 24 in the SCC Gymnasium. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:21:08 EST