To the Editor,Much has been written and said about the service to our community by J. D. Bartley. Indeed he was a public servant in many ways, serving from a heart of love for the people and their welfare.He has been recognized for his service to city government in various and diverse ways and to the Children’s Center. Too little has been said about his leadership as principal of Mount Airy Senior High School.
To the Editor,Statute G.S. 106-24.1 protects the financial concerns of billion dollar corporations. Livestock contract viruses. Some of these viruses sicken us. Some become novel and infect us for the first time. Some taint the meat.Ag-gag and right to privacy laws endanger our food supply. An undercover investigation led to the largest meat recall in U.S. history when 143 million pounds of beef, unfit for human consumption, much of it intended for the school lunch progr...
On Thursday Mount Airy Commissioner Shirley Brinkley expressed a concern that the community might view her as the “bad guy” for leading opposition to a request to waive water and sewer hook-up fees for two Habitat for Humanity building sites in the city.Commissioner Jon Cawley also had problems with the request, and said he expected some to begin questioning whether he was supportive of Habitat as a whole, simply because he questioned this request. The two commissioners...
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