Mount Airy News- RSS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:18:50 EST 1800 Police briefs • Two teens are facing larceny-related offenses stemming from an incident at Walmart, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Zachary Isaiah Hall, 17, of 147 Kimberly St., was cited Saturday for larceny and possession of stolen... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:17:10 EST Mount Airy defeats Avery County in 1A duals NEWLAND — Mount Airy breezed past Avery County 6-0 in the second round of the Class 1A dual team tennis tournament on Tuesday night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:05 EST Video crew to visit Merry-Go-Round Efforts to promote a new Blue Ridge Music Trails program in western North Carolina will include a “ride” on the Merry-Go-Round in Mount Airy this Saturday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:46:06 EST Going once. Going twice. Sold! The brightly-colored fiddle sculptures that dotted Mount Airy's Main Street are now gone, but this Saturday one, or more, of them could be yours. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:04:07 EST Health fair set for seniors Ghouls, goblins, fairies and witches will converge on the human services building on State Street in Mount Airy on Halloween, but not for any nefarious reasons. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:23:02 EST Show starring local actress is canceled In show business and life, when one door closes another often opens — which is true for an actress from Mount Airy who recently starred in a prime-time network television series. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:03:05 EST Hazardous waste collection set Saturday County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of some of their more dangerous waste next month, as the Surry County Public Works Department hosts a hazardous waste pick-up event. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:52:07 EST Tennis, volley teams in playoff action Local teams are in action for the second round of the state playoffs for both tennis and volleyball.Tennis Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:23:09 EST Forbush beats Central, earns WPAC title EAST BEND — Forbush clinched the Western Piedmont Conference title in soccer with a 1-0 win over Surry Central. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:18:26 EST Five qualify for state tourney Five local golfers have qualified for the 1A/2A state tournament next week after 18 holes at Cross Creek Country Club Monday.Mount Airy was the host school for the Central Regional 1A/2A Tournament. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:18:20 EST Blackburn in LEXINGTON — The Lady Bears were shut out of the state tennis tournament this year after a long run, but another local player has qualified to play this weekend. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:18:16 EST Cards blank Pack 9-0 in soccer PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry hounded the Wolfpack in a 9-0 soccer win Monday night. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:18:12 EST Juanita Hawks Mrs. Juanita Combs Hawks, 76 of Cana, VA passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 18, 2014. She was born in Carroll County, VA to the late William Raleigh and Annie Mae Edwards Combs. Mrs. Hawks was known for her... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:02:06 EST Police chase leads to drug charges A High Point man is facing multiple drug charges following a police pursuit on Highway 601 Friday night. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:39:09 EST Annual Horne Creek Farm Corn Shucking Frolic well attend PINNACLE — Horne Creek Living Historical Farm Site Manager Lisa Turney predicted attendance Saturday at the 23rd Annual Cornshucking Frolic would break all records. The potential was evident early on with all parking nearby filled and additional... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:36:06 EST Debate stalls mandatory hookup vote Mount Airy officials are finding that tweaking rules for mandatory water and sewer hookups in the city limits is easier said than done. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:03:10 EST (No heading) DOBSON — Attendance at the self described service dog quest for Logan Sweatt at Fisher River Park Saturday morning was as brisk as the chilly morning air. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:33:12 EST ‘Historic event’ DOBSON — It is a story as old as the ages. A couple meet. They fall in love. They marry. They have a child.But for Sarah and Jamie Carpenter, who have been together for more than a decade, the marriage was not to be. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:41:06 EST 50th anniversary surprise party Johnny and Gaynell Bowman Lewis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 3, 2014. They celebrated with family in Longs, South Carolina at a surprise party hosted by Kim, Kevin and Dana Lewis. The Lewis' enjoyed spending time with... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:29:06 EST Thomas, Tucker wed Andrea Brooke Thomas and Jordan Paul Tucker were married on Saturday, July 19 at five o'clock in the afternoon . The marriage was officiated by the Rev. Danny Culler at Hunting Creek Farm in Hamptonville. Music was provided by Mitzi Stanish,... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:25:11 EST