Legislators should change ‘casino’ law

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History’s annual Casino Royale fundraiser just became a Concert Royale fundraising, now that the North Carolin...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Grandstanding at its hypocritical finest

This week the NCAA announced it would cancel a number of championship events in North Carolina in response to the state’s controversial HB2 law....

September 14th, 2016 |  


A chance to stop playing politics and start governing

Last week a group of former North Carolina Supreme Court chief justices and other retired judges unveiled a proposed congressional district map, showi...

September 4th, 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...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


EMS needs to keep better records

Forgive us if we don’t have a lot of sympathy for the Surry County EMS department at present.Nor the board of commissioners, for that matter.The...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Flea markets, rental housing worth a look

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners has recently expressed intentions to take a closer look at two types of businesses in the city — flea mark...

August 14th, 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...

August 13th, 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...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


You Said It

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July 15th, 2016 |