The passing of an American hero

Mount Airy, and to a larger extent the nation, lost a true hero over the weekend with the death of 97-year-old William F. “Bud” Liebenow, ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


We all have blood on our hands

The story was appalling.A local woman, Christina Dawn Steele, was charged with DWI after the vehicle she was driving allegedly crossed the center lane...

February 26th, 2017 |  


A random act of kindness, for Robert

A random act of kindness, for Robert

It caught me absolutely by surprise.A random act of kindness from someone I still don’t know and may never meet changed my entire outlook that d...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

In honor of Presidents Day last Monday, who is your favorite president and why? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Free speech shouldn’t include ‘free’ violence

Free speech shouldn’t include ‘free’ violence

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sure had it right when he guided the Civil Rights Movement using a strategy of non-violent, passive resistance —...

February 24th, 2017 |  


One of God’s greatest gifts

One of God’s greatest gifts

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. We so appreciate your loyalty in reading these articles, it is an honor and a privilege ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Unreasonably beautiful with a plan

Unreasonably beautiful with a plan

One of the perks of being so unreasonably beautiful as to be a borderline genetic mutant is an unlimited supply of free drinks.Not that I would know t...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Something is screwy with punishments

Something is screwy with punishments

“I got thrown out of a bar in New York City.”No, that never happened to me. But it is an excellent start to an anecdote by Ron “Tate...

February 22nd, 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 |  


Time to take society’s trash to the dump

Time to take society’s trash to the dump

I try hard not to get emotionally involved in any news article I write. It would be inappropriate for me to interject my opinion into a news piece. I ...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |