Now playing – yet another movie, TV remake

Now playing – yet another movie, TV remake

In thinking about a subject for today’s column, I easily could have delved into the archives and pulled out a previous one from, say, 2011.I mig...

June 25th, 2016 |  


You Said It…

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Time to amend the bucket list

Time to amend the bucket list

Last year I amended one of my bucket list items. “Read Proust in French” was downgraded to “Read Proust.”After all, it seemed ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Easier said than done

Easier said than done

And Peter answered him and said, “Lord, if it be you, bid me come to you on the water.” And he said, “Come.” And when Peter wa...

June 24th, 2016 |  


LeBron wins a new fan with NBA Finals

LeBron wins a new fan with NBA Finals

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver must be feeling pretty good this week.The NBA Finals looked like it might be over in five games, but the Cavaliers came b...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Reader takes issue with drinking

To the Editor,What Is Next?We once had Blue Laws, could not sell beer or wine on Sundays. Then they started selling on Sundays. Once you could not dri...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Shaping a life and molding a terrorist

Shaping a life and molding a terrorist

All of us who have children understand how impressionable they are. We mold their minds and values. At the end of it all, we get a little adult which ...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


A coach’s legacy lives on

Many people in Mount Airy and the surrounding communities lost a mentor and friend Friday with the passing of Donald Price.We’ve written elsewhe...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Treating radical Islamists like Confederates

Treating radical Islamists like Confederates

OK, so President Obama and others are reluctant to blame “radical Islam” for Sunday’s massacre in Orlando, and don’t even want...

June 18th, 2016 |  


You Said It…

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

June 18th, 2016 |