“When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared...
For many Americans Memorial Day has become a day of Bar-B-Que and enjoying the weather as the summer months approach. Admittedly, until the age of 26 the day was about drinking beer, eating burgers and taking a dip in the pool for me.
Yesterday was a big day in Mount Airy.
If I worked as a human resources manager (what we once called personnel director) for an organization where employees handled money or other valuables, it would be nice to know if a job applicant had a tendency toward theft.
After more than eight months of working in Mount Airy, I don't seem to have made any progress toward integrating with the community. Don't get me wrong. I love being here. I enjoy my job very much and everyone I have met has been very nice...
The Carolina Panthers had a chance to work out some young free agents over the weekend and came away with a few rough gems.While I haven't heard of these young men, I will take the team's word they have talent.
A recent string of gambling busts has kept both Mount Airy Police and the Surry County Sherrif's office pretty busy in recent weeks.
It's been a long time since you've seen columns written by the staffers here at The Mount Airy News appearing here on the opinion page.That's changing today, along with a few other things.
“Yet give attention to your servant's prayer and his plea for mercy, O Lord my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence today.” (1 Kings 8:28, NIV)
Following is a list of titles recently received at the Mt. Airy Public Library that are available for checkout:The Liar by Nora Roberts, fictionEvery Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline, fiction