Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 06:36:00 EST 1800 Books stay relevant in digital age http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152127160/Books-stay-relevant-in-digital-age Franklin Elementary beefed up its literacy efforts during the annual “Read Across America Day” Monday with Houston Texans tackle Tyson Clabo heading up more than 30 volunteers taking part in the National Education Association's Read... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:05:21 EST Mount Airy falls to Lincoln Charter http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/152140658/Mount-Airy-falls-to-Lincoln-Charter DENVER — Mount Airy's basketball season came to an end on Monday as the Granite Bears fell to Lincoln Charter 66-60 in the second round of the Class 1A West playoffs. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:20:24 EST Hounds advance http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/152139835/Hounds-advance Coach Kevin King of North Surry said he was terrified when he found out his team would have to play West Stokes again in the second round of the state playoffs.The Greyhounds sure didn't look worried. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:20:22 EST Trailer fire victim dies http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152131103/Trailer-fire-victim-dies A local man injured in a house fire last month has died, according to a local Emergency Medical Services official. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:05:21 EST Sports exhibit scores with public http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152109770/Sports-exhibit-scores-with-public Sports has a way of bringing folks of all walks of life and age groups together, which is certainly true with a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution now on display here. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:15:21 EST Chamber accepting nominations for annual awards http://mtairynews.com/news/business-community-news-news/152069517/Chamber-accepting-nominations-for-annual-awards The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year's local business awards. Awards for outstanding businesses in the community will then be presented at a luncheon on March 26. The event will be held at the Cross... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:35:22 EST Growing a hobby into a business http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152048081/Growing-a-hobby-into-a-business When Mary Colman bought her first Nigerian Dwarf goat, she didn't know it would lead to a fast-growing homemade soap business. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:45:21 EST Military News http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152000403/Military-News Army Pvt. Mason G. Payne has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Payne is the son of Andra L. Payne of Mount Airy. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:15:21 EST Police reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152100056/Police-reports • A trailer valued at $5,200 was discovered stolen Wednesday from Pine State Marketing on Frederick Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A hitch lock was cut in order to remove the trailer owned by Wesley Kent Brown, an... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:35:21 EST Guyer named pharmacy manager at ProHealth http://mtairynews.com/news/business-local-news-news/152078662/Guyer-named-pharmacy-manager-at-ProHealth Jenny Guyer has been named to the post of pharmacy manager at Prohealth Pharmacy Inc. Her appointment follows the pharmacy's decision to switch from being managed by the Alabama-based PharmapointRx to in-house management, a move that became... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:21 EST Lowe hangs up badge after 28-plus years http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152107941/Lowe-hangs-up-badge-after-28-plus-years Capt. Richard Lowe, who spent more than half his life serving local citizens in law enforcement, has ended a career spanning 28-plus years which saw its share of innovation and drama. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:45:22 EST Births http://mtairynews.com/news/births-lifestyle/152055834/Births • Mr. And Mrs. Christopher Murray of 608 Merritt Street announce the birth of a daughter, Cora Leigh Murray on February 13, 2015 at Forsyth Hospital, weight 6 pounds 11 ounces. Mrs. Amanda Murray is the former Miss Amanda Cecil. Grandparents are... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:55:21 EST Mount Airy native promoted http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/152055394/Mount-Airy-native-promoted WINSTON-SALEM — Butler + Burke LLP in Winston-Salem has promoted Hannah Stanley to senior associate. Stanley joined the firm in August 2012 as a tax accountant. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:40:22 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152100420/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 1 Mar 2015 02:00:21 EST School Resource Officers to expand to middle schools http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152069273/School-Resource-Officers-to-expand-to-middle-schools DOBSON — The Surry County Schools Board of Education's regular meeting set for Monday will included an announcement regarding the expansion of its School Resource Officer program to middle schools. The meeting is slated to be held in the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:25:21 EST ‘Water Celebration’ on tap Tuesday http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152090202/Water-Celebration-on-tap-Tuesday A plan that was in the works nearly five years — for Mount Airy to sell water to an area of Carroll County, Virginia, in need — will be officially commemorated during a special event Tuesday. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:10:22 EST Hiwassee Dam knocks out Lady Bears http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/152113522/Hiwassee-Dam-knocks-out-Lady-Bears MURPHY — Mount Airy stayed close for a half, but Hiwassee Dam pulled out in front in the third quarter for a 71-56 win in the second round of the state 1A playoffs. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:33 EST Starmount beats Cards at home http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/152112610/Starmount-beats-Cards-at-home BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:31 EST Bears sky for playoff win 74-54 http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/152112602/Bears-sky-for-playoff-win-74-54 The Granite Bears used a high-energy transition game to build a big lead on Chatham Central and won 74-54 in the state 1A playoffs.Mount Airy ran out to a 30-9 lead in the second quarter and led 37-19 at halftime. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:26 EST Lady Eagles fall in OT http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/152112596/Lady-Eagles-fall-in-OT DOBSON — Surry Central lost in the second round of the state 2A playoffs, 52-44, to Madison. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:21 EST