Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:53:52 EST 1800 Fletcher named Administrative Professional of the Year http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3606192/Fletcher-named-Administrative-Professional-of-the-Year Julie Corder Fletcher with Allstate Insurance Company/Tonda Phillips Corp. was named Administrative Professional of the Year at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce's Administrative Professional Day Luncheon on Wednesday... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Citizens Police Academy graduates recognized http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3607312/Citizens-Police-Academy-graduates-recognized High school commencement ceremonies are still weeks away in this area, but one graduation event has already occurred. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Early voting starts today for primary http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3606647/Early-voting-starts-today-for-primary DOBSON — Although the primary itself won't occur until May 6, citizens can get a jump on the democratic process beginning today. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dobson couple charged with 19 meth labs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3605621/Dobson-couple-charged-with-19-meth-labs DOBSON — A Dobson couple have been arrested on drug manufacturing charges after Surry County deputies were called to their home Monday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputy shoots, kills man brandishing rifle http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/3606706/Deputy-shoots-kills-man-brandishing-rifle The State Bureau of Investigation is sending a bomb detecting robot into the home of a local man who was shot and killed by a Surry County deputy earlier today. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Police briefs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3605988/Police-briefs • A Mount Airy man has been charged with cyberstalking, according to city police department reports. Nathan Dean Wray, 24, of 138 New Cedar Lane was served with a criminal summons on the charge that was issued on April 7 with Howard Thomas... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Missing local woman found http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3607167/Missing-local-woman-found A local woman who had been missing for nearly a week has been located, according to Mount Airy police.Summer Nicole Hill, 28, was found unharmed Tuesday night through the efforts of the city detective unit. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Willard playing for title, Holder in 3rd-place match http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3597998/Willard-playing-for-title-Holder-in-3rd-place-match KING — North Surry's Corbin Willard pulled away in the second set to advance to the tennis final of the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Central qualifies both doubles teams for regional http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3598001/Central-qualifies-both-doubles-teams-for-regional KING — Surry Central's two doubles teams finished second and fourth in the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament Monday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East Surry’s Brim, Ashburn combine for 8-0 shutout http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3598004/East-Surrys-Brim-Ashburn-combine-for-8-0-shutout PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry improved to 18-0 with its sixth shutout of the season.Seth Brim and Cody Ashburn combined for a two-hitter in an 8-0 win over South Stokes Monday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Joseph’ on stage this weekend http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3601158/Joseph-on-stage-this-weekend The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors is a familiar story to many, and this weekend at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, the Surry Arts Council production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” takes a musical spin... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Garden used for education, demonstration http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3601764/Community-Garden-used-for-education-demonstration According to the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA), research shows that when communities have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, they are healthier communities as a whole, with lower rates of diabetes, obesity, and other... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Home Instead staff shows love and caring http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/3581535/Home-Instead-staff-shows-love-and-caring Some of the folks who work at Home Instead Senior Care created their favorite dishes recently. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hounds’ Willard wins singles title, Holder clinches 3rd http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3603647/Hounds-Willard-wins-singles-title-Holder-clinches-3rd KING — North Surry won both tennis matches Tuesday morning to wrap up the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Granite Bears playing better baseball down stretch http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3602846/Granite-Bears-playing-better-baseball-down-stretch Coach Jon Cawley said nobody outside of the Mount Airy dugout expects much from his team.The way the Granite Bears are playing right now, that could change. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SCC receives coach, player of year awards in golf http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3603975/SCC-receives-coach-player-of-year-awards-in-golf DOBSON — The Surry Community College golf team is hard at practice this week, preparing for the national championship in Indiana next month. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Surry pounds Wake Tech in softball http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3604361/Surry-pounds-Wake-Tech-in-softball Surry's softball team pounded Wake Technical Community College on the road in a doubleheader, winning 17-0 and 22-6. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Eagles tie Wildcats, beat Vikings in soccer http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3604501/Eagles-tie-Wildcats-beat-Vikings-in-soccer DOBSON — Surry Central beat North Stokes 9-1 on a soggy field Tuesday.The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 4-0 lead and never looked back to beat the Lady Vikings.This broke a two-match winless streak for the Eagles. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Eagles win 2 of 3 in Easter tournament http://mtairynews.com/news/sports/3602406/Eagles-win-2-of-3-in-Easter-tournament SANFORD — Surry Central's baseball team took two out of three games in the Chatlee Easter Invitational in Sanford late last week to improve its overall record to 9-7. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Johnson earns doctor of philosophy in nursing http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3601723/Johnson-earns-doctor-of-philosophy-in-nursing DOBSON — Surry Community College's Associate Dean of Health Sciences, Yvonne O. Johnson, has successfully defended her dissertation from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST