HRC plays dirty in HB2 debate

From The Charlotte Observer on House Bill 2:In the days before Monday’s Charlotte City Council meeting, the Charlotte Chamber urged council memb...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Fun is fine, but remember the reason for Memorial Day

As others here at The Mount Airy News have stated so well in a couple of columns last week, this is Memorial Day weekend, and while so many simply vie...

May 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...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Water, sewer hikes might be justified

Next week the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the city’s budget proposal, and while we oppose the city’s m...

May 27th, 2016 |  


City does not need $15 auto fee

Mount Airy City Manager Barbara Jones presented her budget proposal to the city Board of Commissioners recently, asking for what we consider a rather ...

May 25th, 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...

May 13th, 2016 |  


DUI request a no brainer; legislators can get in line behind teachers

As is the case every year, the General Assembly finds itself faced with dozens, if not hundreds, of pieces of new legislation to consider, or calls fr...

May 11th, 2016 |  


State destined to lose ‘bathroom bill’ lawsuit

North Carolina has gotten considerable national attention in recent weeks, though as seems to often happen since the present General Assembly leadersh...

May 10th, 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...

May 7th, 2016 |  


A simple, quiet kind of hero

Today, Mount Airy will say good-bye to one of its icons, a goodwill ambassador for the city who touched countless lives over the years.Russell Hiatt, ...

May 6th, 2016 |