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Missing Mount Airy man found | Mt. Airy News

The 72-year-old Mount Airy man was feared to be suffering from “dementia or some other cognitive impairment,” according to the alert, and local residents were asked to contact the Surry County Sheriff’s Office if they saw him.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-15 23:34:00

Mount Airy Police Reports | Mt. Airy News

• Going to the lobby of the police station to report a stolen vehicle has led to a Mount Airy man’s arrest on an unrelated felony charge, according to city police department reports. Matthew Ryan Owens, 27, of 120 W. Pine St., No. 26, was encountered Thursday at the station, where he was served with


School seeks help with safety hazard | Mt. Airy News

From the time that Meadowview Magnet Middle School was built in 2000, the school system had its sights set on the property in front of the school at the roadway, 1310 McKinney Road. A couple of years ago, the district had a chance to acquire that property.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-15 23:15:00

Man involved in fatal shooting loses bid for conditional release from mental institution

In March 2016, Hazelwood, of Patrick Springs, was found not guilty by reason of insanity of first-degree murder of Larry Gilliam, 63, of Claudville, and use of a firearm in committing a felony in relation to a hunting trip nearly two years ago.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-11-16 02:01:00

Board votes to limit public comments | Mt. Airy News

Up to now, only one basic guideline has been in place, an admonishment at the start of each public forum by Mayor David Rowe: “This will not include any name-calling or defamation of anyone’s character.”

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-16 04:53:00

Bears’ 1948 game scores with NPR | Mt. Airy News

It will be featured on the network’s “Only a Game” show, which is heard each Saturday from 7 to 8 a.m. (locally via NPR affiliate WFDD-FM, 88.5 on the dial). In all, “Only a Game” is carried by 259 National Public Radio affiliates around the country.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-16 11:59:00

Police identify woman found dead outside Winston-Salem restaurant

Tonya Glenn Bess, 51, of Tobaccoville, was found dead outside the Prime Tyme Soul Café at 2730 University Parkway at about 8:30 a.m., according to a Winston-Salem police press release.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-11-16 22:03:49

No storm problems in Surry County | Mt. Airy News

John Shelton, Emergency Services director, said his office was prepared for problems, given the forecast that had the county under a winter storm warning from late Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-15 18:35:00

Silver alert issued for missing man | Mt. Airy News

Wood, who often goes by the name “Pete,” is a 72-year-old white male, 5’ 8” and 160 pounds, with brown short hair and hazel eyes, the center said.


Library book sale under way | Mt. Airy News

The group, which carries out several fundraisers each year to support programming and book purchases at the library, is in the midst of its annual Fall Used Book Sale.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-15 10:26:00

Getting Ready for Winter Weather: Guilford County DOT and Surry County Emergency Services

The prep day consists of checking vehicles, equipment, and making sure all supplies are readily available.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-11-15 05:21:50

Facing homelessness head on | Mt. Airy News

The fourth annual Cardboard City is a fundraiser for The ARK, an Elkin-area homeless facility for women and families. Members of the community volunteer to design their own cardboard shelter, each with a different theme, and pledge to stay in the shelter until $500 is raised to get out of the cardbo


Cops vs. Coaches on the hardwood tonight | Mt. Airy News

MAPD Corporal J.C. Simmons, who has an interest in both sides, as he is also the head men’s track and field coach for the Granite Bears, said that several of the players slated to play for the Mount Airy City Schools were standout players during their high school years. Among those scheduled to part

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-15 01:08:00

Silver Alert canceled for 72-year-old Surry County man

The alert for Freddie Junior Wood, 72, known as "Pete," was issued Tuesday by the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.


Man hurt jumping from truck on I-77 | Mt. Airy News

According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.B. Phipps, the incident occurred at 6:50 a.m. at mile marker 2.6 in the southbound lane of I-77 near Lambsburg, when Derek Lennard Lewis, 48, of Winston-Salem, apparently jumped when it appeared the truck he was riding in was about to smash into an


Young person found dead in Pulaski County mobile home park

On Tuesday, deputies responded to a mobile home park on Old Route 11 in the Dublin area for a possible death. When they arrived, they discovered a juvenile dead inside one of the homes.


Board to discuss Spencer’s agreements | Mt. Airy News

It has sought to build an upscale apartment complex of at least 65 units on a portion of the former Spencer’s Inc. land now owned by the city government. It is identified as “Lot 2,” which Spencer’s Mill Ventures bought last December for $36,000.


Wanted in Stokes | The Stokes News

Andrea Renee Driver, 33-years-old, brown hair, brown eyes, 5’00”. Wanted for civil order commitment. Last known address is in Pinnacle.


October was wet – surprise, surprise | Mt. Airy News

October offered a little of everything weather-wise locally: scorching heat, frigid cold and — “surprise, surprise,” as Gomer would say — above-average rainfall.


Public can react to revised Rockford St. plan | Mt. Airy News

After the March session, the design team incorporated those suggestions and has continued to refine the design, which will be the subject of the meeting on Thursday.