Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:32:39 EST 1800 Getting to know you http://mtairynews.com/news/features-home_top-lifestyle-WK_Food/152123718/Getting-to-know-you Last Saturday Flat Rock Baptist Church finally had its first community pinto bean supper in a while. February's bad weather had caused some cancellations and rescheduling, but by the last day of the month things came together. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:00:22 EST Board hears about Meadowview Magnet progress http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152155510/Board-hears-about-Meadowview-Magnet-progress DOBSON — Principal Denny Barr presented a year-one, mid-year update for Meadowview Magnet Middle School at the Board of Education's regular meeting Monday night. Barr's presentation included an overview of the progress on the three... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:05:21 EST Apartment complex eyed for city http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152156214/Apartment-complex-eyed-for-city A firm responsible for the Edgewood Place apartment complex near Walmart is seeking to develop more housing on North Franklin Road. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 01:30:21 EST Tourism group has new website http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152127400/Tourism-group-has-new-website The Tourism Partnership of Surry County has launched a new website the organization believes better utilizes available online technology and showcases “its picturesque county in the heart of the Yadkin Valley.” Wed, 4 Mar 2015 01:20:21 EST Millennium Charter Academy holds annual spelling bee http://mtairynews.com/news/news_education/152028654/Millennium-Charter-Academy-holds-annual-spelling-bee MCA recently hosted its annual spelling bee, which was conducted in two parts. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:50:21 EST Officials drink to NC-Va. water link http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152149270/Officials-drink-to-NC-Va.-water-link LAMBSBURG, Va. — On a day when it was all about the water, even the weather cooperated with a light drizzle. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:30:22 EST Board learns of professional development project http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152152242/Board-learns-of-professional-development-project DOBSON —Surry County Schools Director of Academic and Digital Learning Lucas Gillispie Monday night briefed the board of education on the system's Engaged Playful Interactive Connected (EPIC) Academy. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:21 EST Local School Lunch Menus http://mtairynews.com/news/news_education/152074377/Local-School-Lunch-Menus B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Baked spaghetti with garlic bread or Sloppy Joe, Green peas, romaine salad with tomatoes, Pineapple tidbits, Milk. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:50:21 EST County asked court to evict booster club http://mtairynews.com/news/community-news-local-news-news-politics/152141337/County-asked-court-to-evict-booster-club Eleven days after the Surry County Board of Commissioners' Feb. 2 vote to terminate a lease with the Westfield Booster Club for use of the Westfield Community Center, the county filed a motion for summary ejectment of the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:35:27 EST Books stay relevant in digital age http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152127160/Books-stay-relevant-in-digital-age Franklin Elementary beefed up its literacy efforts during the annual “Read Across America Day” Monday with Houston Texans tackle Tyson Clabo heading up more than 30 volunteers taking part in the National Education Association's Read... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:05:21 EST Trailer fire victim dies http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152131103/Trailer-fire-victim-dies A local man injured in a house fire last month has died, according to a local Emergency Medical Services official. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:05:21 EST Sports exhibit scores with public http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152109770/Sports-exhibit-scores-with-public Sports has a way of bringing folks of all walks of life and age groups together, which is certainly true with a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution now on display here. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:15:21 EST Chamber accepting nominations for annual awards http://mtairynews.com/news/business-community-news-news/152069517/Chamber-accepting-nominations-for-annual-awards The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year's local business awards. Awards for outstanding businesses in the community will then be presented at a luncheon on March 26. The event will be held at the Cross... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:35:22 EST Growing a hobby into a business http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152048081/Growing-a-hobby-into-a-business When Mary Colman bought her first Nigerian Dwarf goat, she didn't know it would lead to a fast-growing homemade soap business. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:45:21 EST Military News http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152000403/Military-News Army Pvt. Mason G. Payne has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.Payne is the son of Andra L. Payne of Mount Airy. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:15:21 EST Police reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152100056/Police-reports • A trailer valued at $5,200 was discovered stolen Wednesday from Pine State Marketing on Frederick Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A hitch lock was cut in order to remove the trailer owned by Wesley Kent Brown, an... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:35:21 EST Guyer named pharmacy manager at ProHealth http://mtairynews.com/news/business-local-news-news/152078662/Guyer-named-pharmacy-manager-at-ProHealth Jenny Guyer has been named to the post of pharmacy manager at Prohealth Pharmacy Inc. Her appointment follows the pharmacy's decision to switch from being managed by the Alabama-based PharmapointRx to in-house management, a move that became... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:55:21 EST Lowe hangs up badge after 28-plus years http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152107941/Lowe-hangs-up-badge-after-28-plus-years Capt. Richard Lowe, who spent more than half his life serving local citizens in law enforcement, has ended a career spanning 28-plus years which saw its share of innovation and drama. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:45:22 EST Mount Airy native promoted http://mtairynews.com/news/business-news/152055394/Mount-Airy-native-promoted WINSTON-SALEM — Butler + Burke LLP in Winston-Salem has promoted Hannah Stanley to senior associate. Stanley joined the firm in August 2012 as a tax accountant. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:40:22 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152100420/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 1 Mar 2015 02:00:21 EST