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Political correctness, or a slick PR move?

Political correctness has now hit close to home. Virginia Circuit Court Judge Martin Clark, who presides over cases in Stuart, …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Court deal for gambling centers a wise move

Last week in the Surry County court system several high-profile cases came to a quiet conclusion. Earlier this year the …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up…

To all of the area school teachers, administrators and support personnel who put in long, hard hours of planning and …

August 29th, 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, …

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

In Brief…

Hold Legislators Accountable? Looks like we’re moving to a full-time Legislature in Raleigh after all. Legislators there were not able …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Redevelopment Commissionoverreach is no surprise

Last week four members of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners publicly took another city body to task, when the …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Playing games, hurting students

While the state still doesn’t have a budget for the fiscal year which began almost eight weeks ago, negotiators from …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up…

To the residents of Mount Airy, who have made the city’s curbside recycling program so successful city officials have decided …

August 22nd, 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, …

August 21st, 2015 |  

School questions remain stalled

It’s been little more than a month since The Mount Airy News ran a couple of stories looking at the …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Thumbs Up…

To 5-year-old Ryver Thompson, who set up a lemonade stand in front of her grandparent’s house recently, selling cups of …

August 15th, 2015 |  

Foreclosure the right option for city

Recently the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners decided to raze another house it considers a danger to its neighborhood. The …

August 12th, 2015 |  

Thumbs up…

To the town of Dobson, the Dobson Rescue Squad, Skull Camp and Dobson fire departments, and other organizations involved in …

August 8th, 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, …

August 7th, 2015 |  

How do we measure our time?

How do we measure our time?

With my daughter Sarah ready to head off to college in a few weeks, I’ve spent far too much brain …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Blurring black and white

Blurring 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 29th, 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 |  

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