Thillis, Burr give support to Pacific Rim deal

North Carolina’s two United States senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, were among those voting last week to give President …

July 1st, 2015  |  

Reader: continue fighting ACA

To the Editor, So your advice to the people of Surry County and in essence the American people is just …

June 30th, 2015  |  

Flag a symbol of hate

To the Editor, The Confederate flag, also referred to as the white man’s flag by the man who created it, …

June 30th, 2015  |  

Mount Airy much better off than most towns

Mount Airy much better off than most towns

On Thursday we ran a story by staff writer Terri Flagg about a list of the ten worst North Carolina …

June 28th, 2015  |  

A flag has never killed anyone

A flag has never killed anyone

Tom Joyce Pardon me for not jumping on the bandwagon. The bandwagon I’m referring to is a now-overflowing conveyance filled …

June 27th, 2015 updated: June 27th, 2015.  |  

You said it

Your Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, …

June 27th, 2015  |  

Small town safety is an illusion

Small town safety is an illusion

By choosing to live in a small town, one gives up a certain amount of big city amenities; easy access …

June 26th, 2015  |  

You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I …

June 26th, 2015  |  

Airport official unhappy with coverage

To the Editor, It is ironic that the column titled “A little common sense” decrying those who believe the wildest …

June 25th, 2015  |  

Summer vacation is here, but where?

We’ve passed the summer solstice, so the days will start getting shorter and shorter; but for school children, summer vacation …

June 24th, 2015  |  

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