Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:55:17 EST 1800 U.S. 52 to be closed for bridge project A project to replace the Cook School Road bridge over U.S. 52 between Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain will mean the closure of that highway next week to allow the existing structure to be removed. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:29:05 EST Bringing history to life Many young people may think history is a ho-hum subject they must complete to graduate school, but one area organization is seeking to show them the subject can be both fun and exciting. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:26:02 EST God rewards those who diligently seek Him We have all seen the old bumper stickers that go “In case of nuclear attack, the ban on praying in school will be immediately suspended.” How many of us have seriously prayed in school, college or at work? Actually, I prayed very little,... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:16:08 EST Habitat Christmas tree sale continues until December 20 The Greater Mount Airy Habitat for Humanity Third Annual Christmas Tree fundraiser is underway with officials indicating the benefit will run until Dec. 20. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:10:08 EST Local Quilts of Valor ceremony honors veterans Members of the Surry Quilters Guild followed a handshake and a thank you to veterans for their service with unique quilts during its “Quilts of Valor” (QOV) ceremony at Mount Airy First Presbyterian Church recently. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:08:03 EST Benefit’s purpose is to ‘wrap up a miracle for Mollie’ Staffers at Rogers Realty are describing a Sunday benefit for a local 4-year-old as “wrapping up a miracle for Mollie.” Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:53:07 EST Northern Hospital awarded an “A” in fall hospital safety score Northern Hospital of Surry County was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:53:08 EST A true blessing If the true meaning of Thanksgiving is indeed about serving the community while being grateful for what you have, then the dozens of sweaty volunteers at the 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the First Baptist Church in Mount Airy are... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:14:08 EST City plans hearings on two incentive packages Fans of parliamentary procedure and/or statutory requirements might argue that the only thing better than one public hearing is two, and Mount Airy officials are planning such a twin bill. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:18:06 EST Meal project sees end of era As a fellow named Dickens once wrote, it was the best of times and the worst of times Wednesday for an annual program that delivers food for Thanksgiving meals to local homes in need. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:06:04 EST Thank you to Melva Houston, and a plea to others Today marks the end of an era, of sorts. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:33:07 EST Collaboration keeps Lego team sharp Mount Airy Middle School's Bad News Bears First Lego League (FLL) team will advance to the school's first state competition in the sport Jan. 17 at a location to be announced. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:51:03 EST Parade participants named A Mayberry Christmas organizers have announced a slate of participants for Saturday's annual Mount Airy Christmas Parade. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:01:20 EST Local team wins soccer tournament GREENSBORO — The Northern Triad Soccer Club's 14-and-under team brought home a tournament championship recently. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:11 EST Eagles win in overtime WILKESBORO — Surry Central roared back from 17 points down to beat Wilkes Central in overtime Tuesday night. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:08 EST Comeback falls short for Lady Eagles WILKESBORO – The Lady Eagles fell behind early and never got over the hump in losing to Wilkes Central 65-52 Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:08 EST Boutis earns all-state honor RALEIGH — Senior midfielder Souli Boutis of East Surry has been named the the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association all-state team, and a number of area players made the all-region team. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:05:06 EST 1799 house doubling-down on Colonial Even with no fancy lights or electronic gadgetry, the celebration of Christmas in Colonial America could be a fine time. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:20:15 EST Sunday auction to aid local family North Surry school officials have announced a benefit auction and hot dog/hamburger lunch is planned Sunday at North Surry High School. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:01:05 EST Debt collection efforts reaping dividents DOBSON — While officials note they are still trying to get the kinks worked out regarding the process, they say efforts to aggressively go after money owed the county's emergency medical services (EMS) department is beginning to pay... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:22:04 EST