Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:51:00 EST 1800 Everhart honored as professional woman of the year http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50869346/Everhart-honored-as-professional-woman-of-the-year GARDEN CITY, NY — The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) has named Dr. Dee Everhart of Everhart Primary Health Care in Cana, Va., as 2014 professional woman of the year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:06:04 EST After 22 years, Inman stepping down http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50895350/After-22-years-Inman-stepping-down WESTFIELD — After 22 years of service as Westfield Volunteer Fire Department fire chief, Jeff Inman will be stepping down from that role at the end of the year. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:21:04 EST MerleFest 2015 musicians announced http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50895318/MerleFest-2015-musicians-announced WILKESBORO — MerleFest, slated for April 23-26, has announced Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and festival circuit favorites Trampled By Turtles as part of the music festival's lineup. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:18:02 EST Runnin’ Patriots roar to victory http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50892661/Runnin-Patriots-roar-to-victory WINSTON-SALEM — Jessica Boyd scored her 1,000th career point and the Surry Home Educators girls basketball team roared past Winston-Salem Christian 57-31 on Thursday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:43:07 EST Hounds run away from Bears 95-78 http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50897603/Hounds-run-away-from-Bears-95-78 A good push in the first half put North Surry in the driver's seat on the way to a 95-78 win over rival Mount Airy Friday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:36:07 EST Bears win another nailbiter http://mtairynews.com/news/hsbasketball/50897614/Bears-win-another-nailbiter The Lady Bears jumped out to a big first-half lead, but with their recent history with the Lady Greyhounds, the capacity crowd had to know it wouldn't stay that way. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:36:05 EST Cards too much for Cats http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50897180/Cards-too-much-for-Cats PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry hit nine 3-pointers and overpowered West Stokes 62-28 in a nonconference game on Friday night.With the win, the Lady Cardinals improved to 5-5. The Lady Wildcats fell to 1-6. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:36:04 EST Cards defeat Wildcats http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50897163/Cards-defeat-Wildcats PILOT MOUNTAIN — Carson Long poured in 28 points and East Surry out-slugged West Stokes 62-53 in a nonconference game on Friday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:35:07 EST Rep. Coble’s last official act involves local youth http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50888283/Rep.-Cobles-last-official-act-involves-local-youth Rep. Howard Coble is ending a career as an area congressman spanning nearly 30 years, and his last official act in that capacity involved a Surry County high school student. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:12:07 EST Have you prepared your heart? http://mtairynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/50785349/Have-you-prepared-your-heart In this last week before Christmas, everyone is busy including myself. There is the clearing of the desk. There is cleaning and decorating. There are shows and parties. There are gifts and wrapping. There are cards and messages to send. There are... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:18:03 EST Next step: greenway to Yadkin River? http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50887421/Next-step:-greenway-to-Yadkin-River Those with an interest in Mount Airy's recreational facilities might see an upcoming greenway project as a final leg — but it could be far from the end of the “road.” Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:21:03 EST Supreme Court upholds county conviction http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50880210/Supreme-Court-upholds-county-conviction WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Supreme Court has upheld charges in a drug case challenged on a technicality based on language in state law. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:16:03 EST Central honors four athletes http://mtairynews.com/news/highschool-localsports/50890315/Central-honors-four-athletes DOBSON — Surry Central introduced a new honor Wednesday night, announcing a school Athlete of the Month Award. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:38:06 EST MA alumni girls game set http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50890353/MA-alumni-girls-game-set Almost 30 years of Lady Bears basketball will be represented in next week's Mount Airy High School Alumni Girls Basketball Game. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:38:04 EST School resolution goes to state committee http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50887761/School-resolution-goes-to-state-committee Mount Airy City Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little told the Mount Airy Board of Education at its Dec. 16 business meeting its resolution asking for more local control over scheduling its school year has been moved to a Department of Instruction... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:50:04 EST Greenway bids come in under budget http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50880580/Greenway-bids-come-in-under-budget A local company is the apparent low bidder on a project to connect Mount Airy's two greenways, submitting a proposal that is less than the projected cost of the job. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:23:03 EST Embers Christmas show is Dec. 20 http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50880229/Embers-Christmas-show-is-Dec.-20 The Embers are slated to return Dec. 20 with their annual Christmas show at the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:20:04 EST Board approves language immersion program http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50880967/Board-approves-language-immersion-program The Mount Airy Board of Education's unanimous approval of a Language Leaders Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program Tuesday night followed around five persons sharing various opinions on the effort. The meeting was held at Tharrington Primary... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:45:04 EST City council meeting cancelled http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50881752/City-council-meeting-cancelled Citizens who look forward to meetings of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners must wait about a month until the next session due to a cancellation decision linked to the holidays. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:43:05 EST Cana gunman arrested after threatening officers http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-local-news/50881469/Cana-gunman-arrested-after-threatening-officers HILLSVILLE, Va. — A Cana man is being held without bond after allegedly threatening officers with a gun during a standoff Tuesday afternoon. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:12:03 EST