August 26, 1994
After two serious accidents in the past month at Watersville Road and Route 27, many Mount Airy residents are convinced that there should be a stop light at the intersection.But in past State Highway Administration studies, the intersection did not meet the criteria for a signal."Due to the fact that it's being used every day during the school year by school buses, I think something has to be done," Mount Airy Mayor Gerald Johnson said."I know accidents happen as a result of driver negligence," he said.
May 3, 1993
FIRE* Mount Airy: Mount Airy responded for a brush fire on Route 27 at 11:09 p.m. Friday. They were out for 23 minutes.
December 22, 1995
FireMount Airy: Mount Airy responded to a call concerning wires on fire near Route 27 and Gillis Falls Road at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday. Units were out for six minutes.
December 17, 1997
FireMount Airy: Firefighters assisted Howard County at 6: 25 a.m. Monday, responding to an auto fire on Route 27. Units were out 16 minutes.Pub Date: 12/17/97