Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:31:15 EST 1800 Give us our money http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3588714/Give-us-our-money DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners is moving forward with a plan to go after delinquent accounts with the county's emergency services department, and the effort could be extended to money owed to the county in other... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST TDA cutting check for basketball tourament http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3590014/TDA-cutting-check-for-basketball-tourament The Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority (MATDA) will issue a $2,000 check for the National Travel Ball Association State Championship, which will be held in Mount Airy from May 9 through May 11, with more than 100 teams in town for the... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Early College Senior’s Project Prom benefits classmates http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3589399/Early-College-Seniors-Project-Prom-benefits-classmates DOBSON — Surry Early College High School of Design student Jamie Hernandez is combining fashion with compassion for her senior project. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Concerns raised about cell towers in city http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3589014/Concerns-raised-about-cell-towers-in-city Cell phones have become a way of life, but there is concern this could lead to Mount Airy's landscape becoming saturated with telecommunications towers. Sun, 20 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 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 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 Interim CEO leaves NHSC after three days http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3586638/Interim-CEO-leaves-NHSC-after-three-days It was anticipated that a new interim chief executive officer for Northern Hospital of Surry County would be here only a brief time — but his exit came much faster than expected. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former PM police chief dies http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3585102/Former-PM-police-chief-dies DOBSON — A former chief of police in the town of Pilot Mountain has died.Oscar Marvin Hutchens died on April 15 at the Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Center. He was 87. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual SCC Health Fair broadens it focus http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/3575340/Annual-SCC-Health-Fair-broadens-it-focus DOBSON — Surry Community's third annual health fair broadened its scope Tuesday. The changes were fueled by the college's focus on student services and sense of community as it observes its 50th anniversary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Board hears budget update http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3581534/Board-hears-budget-update DOBSON —True to his word, Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith told the town's board of commissioners that he doesn't feel a tax increase is necessary during this year's budget season. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back http://mtairynews.com/news/blotter-news/3581740/Suspect-sells-car-allegedly-steals-it-back JONESVILLE — A resident from Mount Airy is facing charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a victim he originally sold his car to. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Surry Community Students Launch ‘Egg Rockets’ today http://mtairynews.com/news/news/3581891/Surry-Community-Students-Launch-Egg-Rockets-today DOBSON — Surry Community College Math Club members, not “all the kings horses and all the kings men,” are going to give Humpty Dumpty a chance to go airborne this afternoon as the school holds its annual egg launch. The event is set... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST