Mount Airy News- RSS Feed http://mtairynews.com/ http://mtairynews.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:47:44 EST 1800 Bears hold Tri-M induction http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50557505/Bears-hold-Tri-M-induction Mount Airy High's Tri-M Music Honor Society President Jack Marion summed up the the group's induction ceremony Friday afternoon with words from musician Roy Ayers. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:32:05 EST Odum: Protecting the young http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50549017/Odum:-Protecting-the-young Editor's Note: Ervin Odum, 62, of River Siloam Road, has spent years in the construction industry, specializing in homebuilding. Odum, a Republican, is challenging Graham Atkinson for sheriff. He did not respond to multiple requests for an... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:59:05 EST Atkinson: Not ready to step down yet http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50548701/Atkinson:-Not-ready-to-step-down-yet Editor's Note: Graham Atkinson, a Democrat, was born and raised on a farm in the Siloam community, where he still lives today. He is a Surry Central High School graduate with a Bachelor's of Science degree in social services with a... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:58:15 EST Cards post shutout win http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50559367/Cards-post-shutout-win PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry defeated North Stokes 28-0 in a Northwest 1A Conference game on Friday night. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:11:08 EST Bears beat Wolfpack 21-14 http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50559368/Bears-beat-Wolfpack-21-14 Mount Airy's defense played lights out in the second half and came back to beat Walkertown 21-14 in a key Northwest 1A Conference matchup on Friday night at Shelton Stadium. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:11:07 EST Big plays lift Eagles 21-7 http://mtairynews.com/news/hsfootball/50561330/Big-plays-lift-Eagles-21-7 DOBSON — North Surry had two early chances to score, but Surry Central's defense played tough all night in a 21-7 win. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:11:04 EST Eagles soccer spoils North’s Senior Night http://mtairynews.com/news/hssoccer/50561340/Eagles-soccer-spoils-Norths-Senior-Night North Surry scored the first goal of the game on soccer's Senior Night, but Surry Central came back to win 4-1. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:10:05 EST Betty Lynn reunites with Ron Howard http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50557722/Betty-Lynn-reunites-with-Ron-Howard The Greensboro metro area isn't exactly Mayberry, but that didn't stop two key figures of “The Andy Griffith Show” from holding a mini-reunion there Thursday night. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:01:07 EST Accident disrupting I-77 traffic http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50556244/Accident-disrupting-I-77-traffic Motorists traveling on Interstate 77 northbound into Virginia were advised today to seek alternate routes after a tractor-trailer accident in Virginia closed a portion of I-77 this morning near the state line. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:26:07 EST Lady Cards swat Yellowjackets http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50552880/Lady-Cards-swat-Yellowjackets PILOT MOUNTAIN — After taking Hayesville's best shot early, East Surry responded and took Game 1 of a Class 1A West third round playoff game Thursday night. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:49:10 EST Tickets going quickly for hoops exhibition http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50547068/Tickets-going-quickly-for-hoops-exhibition Tickets still remain for next week's exhibition game between national prep powerhouse programs Oak Hill Academy and Hargrave Military Academy at North Surry.Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Ron King Gymnasium. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:49:08 EST Bears hosts Wolfpack in key NW matchup http://mtairynews.com/news/localsports/50550410/Bears-hosts-Wolfpack-in-key-NW-matchup Mount Airy looks to keep its perfect record intact when it hosts Walkertown in a key Northwest 1A Conference matchup on Friday.Kickoff at Shelton Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:03 EST Eagles host Greyhounds http://mtairynews.com/news/hsfootball/50551474/Eagles-host-Greyhounds Leading this week's football matchups are two local rivals facing off in conference action.Surry Central (5-3) hosts North Surry (2-6) in one of those games where team records can be thrown out the window. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:38:06 EST A new business for Dobson http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50549176/A-new-business-for-Dobson DOBSON — Thursday night's brief meeting of the Dobson Board of Commissioners resulted in a new business for the town.And a new town clerk. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:53:12 EST Virginia man killed in Wednesday wreck http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50548478/Virginia-man-killed-in-Wednesday-wreck The names of the victims of the single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of one man and sent two passengers to the hospital have been released. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:07:10 EST MACS group to visit China http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50548562/MACS-group-to-visit-China A group representing Mount Airy City Schools will tap into their inner Marco Polos in The College Board 2014 Chinese Bridge Delegation from Nov. 5 through Nov. 12 in China. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:50:09 EST Mount Airy native is write-in candidate for board http://mtairynews.com/news/news/50535609/Mount-Airy-native-is-write-in-candidate-for-board Mount Airy native Alisha Dancy-Brown has announced she is running as a write-in candidate for the Mount Airy Board of Education District A seat. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:13:13 EST O’Dell: I have the experience http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50534184/ODell:-I-have-the-experience Editor's Note: Republican Teresa O'Dell, who is challenging incumbent Rebecca Brendle for the Clerk of Superior Court seat, says she has the experience and leadership to get the job done. O'Dell ran for the clerk's seat in... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:14:07 EST Brendle: I serve the citizens http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50534003/Brendle:-I-serve-the-citizens Editor's Note: Democrat Rebecca Brendle is seeking re-election as Surry County's Clerk of Superior Court, a position she has held since January 2013. Prior to being named clerk, she served for more than a decade as assistant/deputy... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:12:09 EST Students do well on Read to Achieve http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/50541872/Students-do-well-on-Read-to-Achieve Results of “Read to Achieve” program testing shared at The Mount Airy Board of Education's regular business meeting Tuesday night showed Jones Elementary students were scoring higher in End of Grade (EOG) tests than counterparts... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:09:11 EST