Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:52:17 EST 1800 Marriages The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Daniel Edgar Beemer, 26, of Cana, Virginia, and Eden Elizabeth Boyd, 23, of Mount Airy. Issued July 24. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police briefs • Felony violations were filed Tuesday against two Forrest Drive residents stemming from a pair of break-ins of a storage building near their home and the theft of property owned by Mount Airy Refrigeration, according to city police department... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cooperation among nations keynote of annual Bunker Reunion At a time when much national news is focused on disagreements among nations, the 25th Annual Reunion of the Descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, prided itself on the partnership between the United States and... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Aug. 14 fundraiser set for city rescue squad A Mount Airy Rescue Squad fundraiser will be on the menu Aug. 14 when Chick-fil-A from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nunn brothers showcase bluegrass music WESTFIELD — Saturday evening music again traveled through the little valley that's home to the Annual Nunn Brothers Bluegrass Festival for a 16th consecutive year. Twin brothers and musicians Alden and Arnold Nunn served as hosts at their... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wings and wheels take the runway at airport A Robinson R44 helicopter takes off from the Mount Airy/ Surry County Airport Saturday during the Surry County Pilot's Association Fly-In, Cruise-In. Association President Robert Robacker said the event was all about fellowship and to get the... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rock the Runway Fall Fashion Show slated for Aug. 2 Mount Airy Downtown has set Aug. 2 as the date for its fall fashion show, “Rock the Runway.” Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Youth Field Day sets sights on future sportsmen DOBSON — The Tri County Ridge Runners of the National Wild Turkey Federation's “JAKES Youth Field Day” at Fisher River Park Saturday was centered around making family memories in the outdoors. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) Publication: Mount Airy NewsDate: Sunday, July 27, 2014Volume: 135Issue: 179No. of sections: 1No. pages: 8SECTION BPage 1B: Template B1 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Divorces The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Joy Hiatt Mitchell and Gary Wayne Mitchell. Granted July 17. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST City police now equipped with ‘body cams’ It's the kind of scene typically portrayed on reality TV shows such as “Cops ” — an officer approaches a suspicious-acting person who takes off running during the initial interrogation. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids sought to model at Belk Kidfest Aug. 9 CHARLOTTE — Belk has announced it will host its bi-annual Kidfest in-store event August 9, from noon until 3 p.m. in Mount Airy. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Urgent appeal issued for blood An urgent appeal for blood has been issued for the American Red Cross collection region that includes Surry County. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Modified ladder scrambled at Bowman Gray WINSTON-SALEM — The Night of Destruction on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium saw monster trucks and demolition derby cars crunching sheet metal — but the biggest hit of the night came to the points ladder for the Modified... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board okays rezoning request DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners has given its blessing to a proposal to rezone a parcel of land on U.S. 21. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Solar project at old landfill falls through The plug has been pulled on plans for a solar farm at the former Mount Airy landfill on City View Drive. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Runnin’ and rocking’, downtown style Are you a part of the fittest company in town?Now you can prove it, and at the same time help out a worthy cause in the community. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Northern Hospital names new emergency department director Karen R. Hagen as been named the Emergency Department Director at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST DOT official: Traffic to be flowing by end of year PILOT MOUNTAIN — Contractors and state DOT officials pledged to business owners Thursday night that a bridge would be open to traffic by the end of the 2014 calendar year, after the N.C. 268 bridge over U.S. 52 was demolished a month ago to make... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dobson awards park contract DOBSON — After more than a year in the planning stages, the town of Dobson has set an August 4 groundbreaking ceremony for Dobson Square Park. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST