Mount Airy News- RSS NEWS Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS http://mtairynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:00:08 EST 1800 Photo show on display in Pilot Mountain http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152855302/Photo-show-on-display-in-Pilot-Mountain The 2015 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain until the end of April. The contest was sponsored by all member... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:25:21 EST Dispatchers recognized during week http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152938206/Dispatchers-recognized-during-week DOBSON – Local 911 workers were recognized last week as part of National Telecommunicator Appreciation Week. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:15:21 EST Court house renovation tops county agenda http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152970832/Court-house-renovation-tops-county-agenda The Surry County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to consider a more than $200,000 project to renovate the historic Dobson courthouse. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:20:21 EST Artists show off their work http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153002887/Artists-show-off-their-work It was as if two straight days of rain primed Saturday's Spring Art Walk into bloom.Main Street Coordinator Lizzie Morrison said the annual event had more than 80 local and regional artists participating. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:35:21 EST Most Wanted http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152991969/Most-Wanted The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:00:22 EST Educational foundation MAD Dash 5K is May 1 http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152984548/Educational-foundation-MAD-Dash-5K-is-May-1 PILOT — Participants and organizers of the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation Third Annual MAD Dash 5K and Fun Run are in an “out of the starting blocks” frame of mind with a little less than two weeks remaining before the... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:45:22 EST Dobson opens first park http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152963675/Dobson-opens-first-park DOBSON — Wednesday evening Dobson Town Commissioners cut the ribbon on the town's first park facility, officially opening it for public use. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:10:23 EST Driver’s name released in bus crash http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153005078/Drivers-name-released-in-bus-crash The identity of the driver of a compact car involved in a Friday afternoon bus crash has been released by officials. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:30:21 EST New park a Spring Folly crowd pleaser http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/153002897/New-park-a-Spring-Folly-crowd-pleaser DOBSON — This year Dobson's fourth annual Spring Folly focused participants on the town's newest community resource, Dobson Square Park. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:50:22 EST Mom: Texting distraction behind son’s death http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152991390/Mom:-Texting-distraction-behind-sons-death With the driving and distractions of proms looming in around a week for some local schools, North Surry and Surry Central students received a haunting message from the bereaved mother of East Surry Student Christian Gage Edwards. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 03:20:23 EST Sticky zoning issue solved ‘man to man’ http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152986142/Sticky-zoning-issue-solved-man-to-man After a lengthy, bureaucratic-minded quasi-judicial hearing process failed to produce a solution to a rezoning dispute in Mount Airy, the issue was resolved by “common sense.” Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:55:21 EST Family gets first look at new home http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152985579/Family-gets-first-look-at-new-home Nickie Hackler shed tears of joy when she saw her new home for the first time. Thursday night students from East Surry and North Surry high schools handed the Hackler family a toolbox and the keys to the Habitat for Humanity home on which they have... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:30:23 EST Several hurt in bus crash http://mtairynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152991833/Several-hurt-in-bus-crash The driver of a compact car was transported to a Winston-Salem hospital Friday afternoon after a collision with a school bus in Mount Airy. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:45:22 EST State Road man shot, killed http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152990650/State-Road-man-shot-killed A State Road man was killed Thursday night after attempting to force his way into a home, according to the Surry County Sheriff's Office. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:20:21 EST Positive signs of Jesus’ return http://mtairynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/152964164/Positive-signs-of-Jesus-return Last week we looked at some very unpleasant signs from Jesus' prophecy of end-times events — wars, famines, disease, earthquakes, persecution, and an abundance of sin. Today we will look at some very positive signs our Lord gave us, which... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:30:21 EST Building on business momentum http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152966202/Building-on-business-momentum Organizers characterized the fourth Surry County Economic Development Partnership BizFest business expo Thursday at Cross Creek Country Club more like a generator than a thermostat. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:50:21 EST Police reports http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152948512/Police-reports • The investigation of a suspicious-person call on London Lane this week led to the arrests of three people on various charges, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. After the Monday night incident, which included Emily Nicole... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:20:29 EST No major injuries reported in morning bus accident http://mtairynews.com/news/home_top-news/152982453/No-major-injuries-reported-in-morning-bus-accident No injuries were reported in connection with a Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Incorporated (YVEDDI) mini bus and a white Ford Ranger this morning at around 7:16 a.m. in Mount Airy. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:45:21 EST Board OKs outdoor dining downtown http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152978721/Board-OKs-outdoor-dining-downtown Downtown Mount Airy's face soon will have a different look due to the city board of commissioners unanimously approving ordinance changes Thursday night to permit outdoor dining. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:45:21 EST SCC asks for 12 percent funding bump http://mtairynews.com/news/news/152944907/SCC-asks-for-12-percent-funding-bump Surry Community College is looking to the county for an additional $242,000 in local funding in the upcoming fiscal year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:30:21 EST