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...

February 4th, 2017 |  


You gotta love those Chinese

You gotta love those Chinese

On the surface it’s a beautifully innocent sight — smiling children from two countries at different corners of the world coming together t...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

Greetings in the name of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is a blessing and an honor to speak with you one more time. We have entered into another...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Congrats to award winner, kudos to Chinese program

Two recent events bear commenting upon before they fade too far into the past.First, we offer a belated congratulations to Catrina Alexander for being...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Rushing in where angels fear to tread

Rushing in where angels fear to tread

What with the obvious boondoggle that can result from offering fashion critique in Mount Airy — just ask our embattled mayor about what happens ...

February 2nd, 2017 updated: February 2nd, 2017. |  


‘Advocacy group’ a disruptive organization?

To the Editor,In response to the article “New advocacy group gains momentum,” (Mount Airy News, Jan. 27) it appears that the so-called adv...

February 1st, 2017 |  


The soul wants what the soul wants

The soul wants what the soul wants

“I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.“Our sons ought to study mathematics an...

February 1st, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


One legislator’s new joke isn’t funny

Anybody watching the N.C. General Assembly might have thought, This is as stupid as it gets, at multiple times throughout the past year or so.Admitted...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


Is Trump’s immigration moratorium truly bad?

Donald Trump sure has stirred the pot since taking office.In his latest controversial move, the president issued an executive order placing a three-mo...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


Disagree? Put yourself in the other guy’s shoes

There’s battle lines being drawnNobody’s right if everybody’s wrong…***…A thousand people in the streetSinging songs and...

January 29th, 2017 |