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January 28th, 2017 |  


Note to Mayberry: Avoid outside media

Note to Mayberry: Avoid outside media

I’ve heard it said that things occurring in modern Mount Airy also have been the focus of episodes set in the fictional Mayberry on “The A...

January 27th, 2017 updated: January 27th, 2017. |  


‘Alternative facts,’ it’s about time

‘Alternative facts,’ it’s about time

This past week has brought us the concept of “alternative facts” and I think it’s about time.There have been many times in my life w...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

January 27th, 2017 |  


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...

January 27th, 2017 |  


The revelation of Jesus Christ

The revelation of Jesus Christ

“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave unto Him, to show unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass; and He sent and sign...

January 27th, 2017 |  


NAACP shows restraint, wisdom

Sometimes, forgiving and moving forward is the bravest, strongest, most constructive thing a person or organization can do.That doesn’t mean it&...

January 26th, 2017 updated: January 26th, 2017. |  


The VA issue hits close to home

The VA issue hits close to home

I’ve been in the newspaper business more than two decades. And you learn a few tricks of the trade.When a big issue hits the country, you look f...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Writer disgusted at women’s march

To the Editor,Let me be perfectly clear. Those half naked women, those dressed like vagina’s carrying filthy, vulgar signs DO NOT represent me a...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Foxx’s talking point meets logic

Foxx’s talking point meets logic

I voted for Virginia Foxx in the recent general election. Part of the reason I did was her opponent wouldn’t even call me back. If Josh Brannon ...

January 25th, 2017 |