Officer training program targets vacancies

It has been a constant issue when discussing the Mount Airy Police Department in recent years — vacancies that simply never seem to go away.The ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Stevens’ influence in Raleigh good for city

Mount Airy and Surry County may have just gotten a little boost in influence and standing in the General Assembly.Sarah Stevens, a city attorney enter...

January 17th, 2017 |  


You Said It…

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Finally, a leader in the governor’s mansion

With the General Assembly opening Wednesday, and Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration not yet two weeks old, a couple of things are becoming clear.F...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Closure to a painful murder case?

Last week, a four-and-a-half-year odyssey for the friends and relatives of Donald Claude Arnder may have come to a close with the conviction of three ...

November 20th, 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, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Could Mount Airy Downtown help with whittling wall?

City officials revealed Thursday the idea of restoring what has been historically known as the Whittling Wall along West Oak Street, may run into a bi...

November 6th, 2016 updated: November 7th, 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, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Guidelines for letters to editor

We are entering the final couple of weeks of the election season, with early voting already going on, and the big day — Nov. 8 — less than...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Disturbing implication by the city manager

Thursday night the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners split its vote, 3-2, in favor of a parking lot arrangement with AIS Buildings LLC, which owns pro...

October 23rd, 2016 |