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Buring black and white

Buring black and white

Last week the Surry County director of health and nutrition sent a letter, meant as an informational piece, to Surry …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Boy Scout change creates debate

From The Charlotte Observer The Boy Scouts of America stood poised late Monday to end a ban on openly gay …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up

To Angela Shur of Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies for devoting time, energy, and resources to what is becoming a wildly …

July 25th, 2015 |  

You Said It

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Nearly full slate of candidates to greet city voters

When the dust finally settled as the candidate filing period ended on Friday, Mount Airy residents found themselves with something …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up…

To the Mount Airy Police Department for its involvement with the city schools’ summer feeding program. The program is one …

July 18th, 2015 |  

City race has roomfor more candidates

Friday is the final day for candidates wishing to run for the post of mayor or several city commissioner seats …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up

To the Mount Airy Downtown Business Association, the VFW, Rotary clubs and other local groups involved with putting on the …

July 11th, 2015 |  

You Said It

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

July 10th, 2015 |  

Tough times ahead for scooters

A new law went into effect this month concerning the use of mopeds and scooters. I applaud the change, but …

July 9th, 2015 |  

Police tattoo policyshould be revised

The Mount Airy City Police Department has a problem. It can’t find enough qualified applicants to fill all of its …

July 8th, 2015 |  

Thillis, Burr give support to Pacific Rim deal

North Carolina’s two United States senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, were among those voting last week to give President …

July 1st, 2015 |  

You said it

Your Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

June 27th, 2015 |  

Summer vacation is here, but where?

We’ve passed the summer solstice, so the days will start getting shorter and shorter; but for school children, summer vacation …

June 24th, 2015 |  

Pilot board moving rightdirection, but falls short

Pilot Mountain has a problem, one that’s been looming on the horizon, growing ever closer year by year. The town …

June 24th, 2015 |  

Time for squabblingover airport to end

As we have reported several times over the past few months, the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport Authority is embroiled in …

June 21st, 2015 |  

You Said It…

Your Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

June 20th, 2015 |  

Far too early to drawconclusions from shooting

The news, as it broke during the evening, was increasingly awful. A shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. …

June 18th, 2015 |  

City pay raise issue worth discussion

Mount Airy commissioners recently adopted the 2015-2016 budget, with no tax increases, water or sewer rate hikes. This is good …

June 17th, 2015 |  

Sales Tax ‘Fairness’ Actstill misses the mark

A measure that would have gutted local governments’ abilities to collect and use sales tax money has apparently been rewritten …

June 14th, 2015 |  

You said it…

Your Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

June 13th, 2015 |  

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