Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:17:21 EST 1800 Kids Spook Lupus held at Central Methodist http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50591833/Kids-Spook-Lupus-held-at-Central-Methodist Lupus striking younger victims locally has prompted local lupus survivor Barbi Manchester to continue the “Kids Spook Lupus” Halloween Carnival for its second year today 31. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:22:04 EST Dying to forgive http://mtairynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50592325/Dying-to-forgive Luke 23:34 “Then Jesus said, Father, forgive them for they know not what thy do…” Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:22:06 EST League races taking shape http://mtairynews.com/news/hsfootball/50594929/League-races-taking-shape Football conference races are heating up with two weeks left in the regular season. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:13 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer-hsvolleyball-localsports/50594925/ East Surry has continued to roll in the playoffs despite an injury to Kristel Hicinbothem (8). The state 1A championship match will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum (N.C. State) against Princeton (21-4). Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:11 EST Lady Bears exemplify success http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/50594919/Lady-Bears-exemplify-success When the final ball rolled to a stop Wednesday, so too stopped a four-year stretch of one of the most dominant runs of tennis play in state history. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:53:08 EST Local man involved in Forsyth triple fatality http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50595238/Local-man-involved-in-Forsyth-triple-fatality WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy man is said to have escaped serious injury in a pileup this afternoon on U.S. 52 in Forsyth County which resulted in three fatalities. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:25:07 EST Lego teams have sights on regionals http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591557/Lego-teams-have-sights-on-regionals DOBSON — The county-wide First Lego League slated for Nov. 8 at Surry Community College is more than students playing with Legos. The competition enters its third year with the competition slated from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Dobson... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:10:04 EST Cadets restore park trail http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50591576/Cadets-restore-park-trail North Surry Junior Officer's Training Corps (JROTC) members literally hit the trail — a walking trail — at Riverside Park as they restored a walking trail as a fall community service goal. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:33:04 EST “Spooktacular” proceeds to aid students at Christmas http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50584508/Spooktacular-proceeds-to-aid-students-at-Christmas DOBSON — It was an event Jack Skellington of “Nightmare before Christmas” would have envied as Halloween held court to benefit Christmas. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:03:11 EST Bears’ streak broken http://mtairynews.com/news/hstennis/50587790/Bears-streak-broken WINSTON-SALEM — The Lady Bears' hunt for a fourth-straight state tennis title ended with a narrow loss to Bishop McGuinness. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:11 EST Bears shut out Bobcats 5-0 http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50588633/Bears-shut-out-Bobcats-5-0 Mount Airy scored four goals in the second half to break away from Blue Ridge in a 5-0 victory in the first round of the 1A West soccer playoffs on Wednesday night at Shelton Stadium. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:09 EST Cards swat Yellowjackets http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50588639/Cards-swat-Yellowjackets PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry celebrated Senior Night with a postseason victory.The Cardinals recognized 12 senior players and routed Hayesville 9-0 in the first round of the Class 1A West soccer playoffs on Wednesday night. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:07 EST Greyhounds knocked out of playoffs http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50589583/Greyhounds-knocked-out-of-playoffs SALISBURY — North Surry fell to Salisbury 4-0 in the first round of the 2A West playoffs on Wednesday night. The Greyhounds finished the season 8-10-2. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:05:05 EST Aktion Club helps “Friends Feeding Friends” drive http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50586137/Aktion-Club-helps-Friends-Feeding-Friends-drive Lowes Foods Assistant Manager Randy Sellers chats with Surry Central Aktion Club member Gregory Galyean as he loads another buggy with Friends Feeding Friends bags for the annual food drive. The kickoff to the drive is slated for Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:09 EST Showcase is competitive and collaborative http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50585356/Showcase-is-competitive-and-collaborative DOBSON — Surry County Schools' annual Marching Band Showcase again proved to be a unique combination of competition and camaraderie as young musicians who often don't get to see each other perform cheered for each other. The... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:13:09 EST Police briefs http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50580142/Police-briefs • Mount Airy Toyota and Scion was the scene of a theft discovered Tuesday, which involved property valued at $10,080, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred when someone gained entry through a service entrance of the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:05 EST Boo Bash set Friday http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50584572/Boo-Bash-set-Friday Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will converge on Old North State Winery Friday night, as the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History hosts this year's fifth annual Boo Bash. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:15:02 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50584288/ DOBSON — Policy changes on the state level mean some county families may no longer qualify for childcare subsidies through the Department of Social Services (DSS), and those who do will have to dig a little deeper in their... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:04:06 EST Friends Feeding Friends kickoff is Nov. 5 http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50571880/Friends-Feeding-Friends-kickoff-is-Nov.-5 The message from Lowes Foods annual “Friends Feeding Friends” food drive this year is bigger and better. Organizer Randy Bowman, who is the store's perishable department co-manager, marks his 16th year with the local... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:38:06 EST Pastor Appreciation Day held at Dayspring http://mtairynews.com/news/community-community-news-features-lifestyle-WK_Food/50570328/Pastor-Appreciation-Day-held-at-Dayspring While most of the congregation of Dayspring Baptist Church in Dobson were wrapping up the Pastor Appreciation Day service last Sunday, a small group of ladies slipped away to put the finishing touches on the potluck luncheon that followed the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:28:08 EST