Adventures in pretentiousness

Adventures in pretentiousness

Having grown up in a house where every room was illuminated by a single naked bulb with a string to turn it on and off, a big old chandelier has alway...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


The smart phone debate rages on

The smart phone debate rages on

Brand loyalty is a wonderful thing — for manufacturers.When a customer has a good experience with a product, the likelihood of buying that same ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Possible employers are pickin’ on Pat

Possible employers are pickin’ on Pat

Some readers might think pickin’ on Pat has just become a favorite pastime for me. In truth, I don’t enjoy writing about the facade of a l...

April 4th, 2017 |  


The human heart has rejected Jesus since His birth

The human heart has rejected Jesus since His birth

Q: Why did some people want to kill Jesus? He came to bring peace and love into the world, didn’t He? Why would anyone object to that? — M...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Foxx wants to ‘set the record straight’

To the Editor,It’s a shame the Mount Airy News did not contact me before running their editorial “Foxx proposal a big step toward genetic ...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

What do you think keeps old-time music going today? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock ....

April 1st, 2017 |  


Semantics aside, Foxx’sbill an assault on privacy

A few weeks ago Fifth District Rep. Virginia Foxx introduced a bill known as the Preserving Employee Wellness Program Act.Continuing a fine tradition ...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Heels’ success a moral victory for NC

Heels’ success a moral victory for NC

One of the coolest things about this year’s Super Bowl was watching NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell eat crow when presenting the MVP Trophy to Ne...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Revenge of the Anti-Chic

Revenge of the Anti-Chic

This has not been an easy thing for me to face, but it is entirely possible that I am The Anti-Chic.For someone who values style over substance in all...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 31st, 2017. |  


Time for Heels to become clutch

Time for Heels to become clutch

It’s a great week to be a Tar Heels basketball fan. Now if only the team can figure out how to win.But, Jeff, you say. Carolina has 31 wins alre...

March 29th, 2017 |