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Cam Newton – how do you like him now?

Cam Newton – how do you like him now?

Back in November, I had the unmitigated audacity and sheer gall to write a column criticizing the behavior of Carolina …

February 13th, 2016 |  

Forum highlights ideas and positive political efforts

Thursday night, The Mount Airy News conducted a candidate forum for all Surry County candidates seeking office, or nominations to …

February 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, …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Let’s get serious with God

Let’s get serious with God

We greet you in the name of the Lord. I am so humbly honored to connect with each and every …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Piers Morgan needs to chill

Piers Morgan needs to chill

I must take serious issue with Piers Morgan’s recent disparagement of Susan Sarandon’s bosom. This is an outrage. Ms. Sarandon …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Columns are a pain in the funny bone

Columns are a pain in the funny bone

On Tuesdays I write a weekly column that runs on Thursday. Some weeks I have to think a bit on …

February 11th, 2016 |  

See, hear local candidates at Thursday forum

Thursday night Surry County voters will have an opportunity they don’t often get — a chance to see and hear …

February 10th, 2016 |  

My soft spot exposed

My soft spot exposed

As a writer at this publication I make a very concerted effort to put a game face on. I attempt …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Appointing Yokeley to regional council the right move

It was good to see the Mount Airy Commissioners last week rescind an earlier action and move Commissioner Steve Yokeley …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Resource fair about lending a helping hand

Resource fair about lending a helping hand

Helping someone help themselves was one of the primary goals of the recent “Community Supervision Resource Fair” held at the …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Pocket change could be the difference for United Fund

A homeless family has no where to turn, no one to help them, until they get desperately needed assistance from …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Cute Little Girl Syndrome rears ugly head

Cute Little Girl Syndrome rears ugly head

If someone had the wherewithal to take a poll on something besides the presidential race (which surveys show is the …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Brie is back and I never knew it was gone

Brie is back and I never knew it was gone

Brie is making a comeback, or so I heard a few weeks ago. Imagine my surprise. I had no idea …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

Name dropping means nothing without Jesus

Name dropping means nothing without Jesus

Greetings to you in the name of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We come to you once again in …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Netflix offers intriguing Cobain feature

Netflix offers intriguing Cobain feature

Over the weekend, I was perusing Netflix’s new releases when I came across an interesting documentary into the death of …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

All for 30 pieces of silver

All for 30 pieces of silver

Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus for a reward of 30 silver coins, according to the Gospel of Matthew. Whether the coins …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Board shuts out public input

Last week, the Surry County Board of Commissioners seemingly put a rush on its choice to fill the vacancy created …

February 2nd, 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, …

January 30th, 2016 |  

It’s an honor just to be nominated

It’s an honor just to be nominated

First, let me humbly thank all the members of the Academy for nominating me in the category of best actor …

January 30th, 2016 |  

City board took first step toward healing city

The vote to disband the Redevelopment Commission was a glorious victory for some; but for others, it was a crushing …

January 29th, 2016 |  

To thine own self be true, and to God be true

To thine own self be true, and to God be true

Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, had a line that said, “To thine own self be true.” How often have we fooled ourselves …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Thanks offered to former RDC members

To the Editor We wish to thank the current and past members of the Redevelopment Commission for all their work …

January 29th, 2016 |  

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