Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:15:20 EST 1800 Bishop coach to assist with USA basketball http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3593274/Bishop-coach-to-assist-with-USA-basketball KERNERSVILLE — Bishop McGuinness basketball coach Brian Robinson will return to the bench this summer with USA basketball. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cards top Wildcats 13-8 http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3593223/Lady-Cards-top-Wildcats-13-8 KING — East Surry overcame a slow start to down West Stokes 13-8 Thursday night.The Lady Cardinals scored seven runs in the top of the third on the way to a season sweep of the Lady Wildcats. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Nanny Brooks http://mtairynews.com/news/obits/3592733/Nanny-Brooks Mrs. Naomi “Nanny” Ruth Brooks Hawks, 88, of Lowgap passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Bermuda Commons Nursing and Rehab in Advance where she had lived for the past two years. She was born in Surry County on January 23, 1926 to the late... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jeffrey Hodges http://mtairynews.com/news/obits/3592716/Jeffrey-Hodges Mr. Jeffrey Don Hodges, 53 of Claudville, VA passed away at his home Friday, April 18, 2014. He was born in Surry County to Harley Hughes and Maxine Coe Hodges. Mr. Hodges worked at Proctor-Silex for 22 years prior to working at the waste treatment... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Justice Martin to speak at Lincoln Day dinner http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3592752/Justice-Martin-to-speak-at-Lincoln-Day-dinner Justice Mark Martin of the North Carolina Supreme Court will be the keynote speaker at the Surry County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. The event will be held at Cross Creek Country Club on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 Jimmy Lawson http://mtairynews.com/news/obits/3590522/Jimmy-Lawson Dobson — Mr. Jimmy Wayne Lawson, age 65, of Dobson, NC passed away on Thursday evening April 17, 2014 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry Co. on August 18, 1948 to the late Escar Claven Lawson and the late... Fri, 18 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