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 |  


Writer: More regulation needed over healthcare

To the Editor,This is in response to Andy Winemiller’s Jan. 25 column “Foxx’s talking point meets logic.” Thank you, Mr. Winem...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Writer disgusted at women’s march

To the Editor,Let me be perfectly clear. Those half naked women, those dressed like vagina’s carrying filthy, vulgar signs DO NOT represent me a...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Writer: Trump is cause for worry, concern

To the Editor,In response to Mr. Joyce’s article on the Editorial page of the Jan. 21 paper.Today, Feb. 21, President Trump said, “Reporte...

January 23rd, 2017 |