Thankful for hospice workers

To the Editor,Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care well deserves to be recognized as a valuable asset to Mount Airy and surrounding areas.My fi...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Reader takes issue with column

To the Editor,As one who has liberally slurped up the Kool-Aid of liberal brainwashing, I find many of Mr. Joyce’s points factually in error, bu...

August 30th, 2016 |  


EMS needs to keep better records

Forgive us if we don’t have a lot of sympathy for the Surry County EMS department at present.Nor the board of commissioners, for that matter.The...

August 28th, 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...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Where do I sign to be undocumented?

Where do I sign to be undocumented?

As was the case with millions of other Americans, Donald Trump caught my attention as a presidential contender when he promised early on to get tough ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Free labor doesn’t last, but the memories do

Free labor doesn’t last, but the memories do

This morning my niece started bellyaching that her babies aren’t babies anymore as she signed the youngest up for pre-school. The middle one is ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Who will pass the torch?

Who will pass the torch?

Following His death, burial and resurrection, Jesus remained on the earth for 40 days. Preparing His disciples for His departure back to heaven, He ve...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Happy to live in the greatest country

Happy to live in the greatest country

Every now and then I see something in the news which makes me very happy to live in the greatest country in the world. That country is the United Stat...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Smartphone zombies (addicts) are taking over

Smartphone zombies (addicts) are taking over

The other day while driving through our fair city of Mount Airy and stupidly thinking I could actually get across town in a timely manner, the inevita...

August 21st, 2016 |  


City schools’ offer unusual, but good to see

City schools’ offer unusual, but good to see

I found it quite interesting to read Jeff Linville’s report today (page 1A) regarding the move by Mount Airy City Schools to reach out to the lo...

August 21st, 2016 |