Thankful for hospice workers

To the Editor,Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care well deserves to be recognized as a valuable asset to Mount Airy and surrounding areas.My fi...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Reader takes issue with column

To the Editor,As one who has liberally slurped up the Kool-Aid of liberal brainwashing, I find many of Mr. Joyce’s points factually in error, bu...

August 30th, 2016 |  


George Will no conservative

To the Editor,George Will is a latter-day Earl Warren.Presumed to support smaller government and strict constitutional interpretation, he is now renou...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Thankful for compassion, decency of others

To the Editor,Yesterday (7/30) my family gathered at Moody’s to start making preparations for the passing of my loving wife. At one point I need...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Your View

Thursday night there will be a special meeting of our town commissioners. One of the topics of discussion will be a plan to offer public wireless inte...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Reader takes issue with drinking

To the Editor,What Is Next?We once had Blue Laws, could not sell beer or wine on Sundays. Then they started selling on Sundays. Once you could not dri...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Duke official favors coal ash commission

To the Editor,This is a critical time for our community and all North Carolinians. Decisions being made right now by lawmakers in Raleigh could have a...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Reader laments commissioners HB2 support

To the Editor,The Surry County Board of Commissioners in their infantile wisdom have passed a resolution that not only sanctions discrimination but is...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Sheriff endorses Justice Edmunds

To the Editor,As your sheriff I have the opportunity to witness firsthand the performance of our criminal justice system.Law Enforcement Officers live...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


City resident: No need to raise taxes, utility rates

The City Manager has given the Commissioners a proposed budget; to begin July 1. The proposed budget calls for an unprecedented 8 percent raise for ci...

June 1st, 2016 |