Reader takes issue with column

I am writing in reference to a column that appeared in your online edition on May 13 entitled ¨Hey, Mexico, Turnabout is Fair Play¨ by Tom J...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Reader: No problem with illegal immigrants

To the Editor,First, as one of those Americans, ‘who refuse to grasp, or are incapable of grasping, the harm illegal immigrants causes’, I...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Writer: Give officers raises, hire marketing director

To the Editor,After reading several newspaper accounts of recent meetings of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners, I am surprised by the commissioner...

May 7th, 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 |  


Reader takes exception to column

To the Editor,It is with tired disappointment that I type this message, a response to Jeff Linville’s so-called opinion piece titled “Wher...

March 26th, 2017 |  


To the Editor,I am not one who normally writes to the editor. But after reading the Wednesday, Feb. 15 Mount Airy News, I just could not sit silent an...

February 28th, 2017 |  


School advisor admires protesting students

To the Editor,It pained me to read Mr. Tom Joyce’s opinion piece, entitled “Day without immigrants misguided, as usual,” that was pu...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Reader takes issue with characterization of AFSC

To the Editor:On Feb. 10, in writing about illegal immigrants, Tom Joyce bemoans the work of the AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program, and quotes pro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Justice system failed in Downey case

To the editor,On evening of July 15, 2016, Robert Taylor Downey made a conscious decision to drive after consuming enough alcohol that his blood alcoh...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Young should consider local law career

To the Editor,As a long-time resident of Surry County (just 81 years) I want to encourage all young men and young ladies of Surry County to consider a...

February 10th, 2017 |