Debate format leaves much room for debate

Debate format leaves much room for debate

Imagine the chaos that would reign if there were no scoreboards for football games.Of course, just watching two teams run their offenses and defenses ...

October 1st, 2016 |  


…And I remembered … God

…And I remembered … God

In day to day life, we are hit with good days. Bills are paid on time. Debt has been reduced. Jobs are good. Life does have a way of turning for the w...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Dashcam, bodycam law is bad for all involved

As reported by “Mount Airy News” staff writer Terri Flagg (page 1A), today is the last day bodycam and dashcam footage from law enforcemen...

September 30th, 2016 |  


The other great email scandal

The other great email scandal

The presidential debate on Monday was such an oxygen sucker it’s hard to think about anything else. But so much has been said about it, what can...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Monopolizing the eyeglasses market

Monopolizing the eyeglasses market

In a few weeks, I will turn 45.I am apathetic about that. But what I have noticed is that many of my friends and relatives my age are starting to join...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Get informed, then pull the lever

Get informed, then pull the lever

Depending on the position, every two, four or six years we choose who will lead our town, county, state and nation. It’s our right to head to th...

September 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...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Ernest T. and Otis, you beat everything

Ernest T. and Otis, you beat everything

With Mayberry Days upon us for another year, I suppose it’s appropriate to ask a timely question, not what’s in your wallet? — but w...

September 24th, 2016 |  


…and God remembered… His Covenant

…and God remembered… His Covenant

We have on many occasions made promises to friends or family members. Sometimes, the promises are kept. Sometimes, the promises are broken for various...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


NASA takes on dead Babylonians

NASA takes on dead Babylonians

I can’t decide who has made me angrier, NASA or a bunch of dead Babylonians.As long as I can remember, my astrological sign is Taurus. I am a Ta...

September 23rd, 2016 |