Street Scene

Street Scene

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January 22nd, 2017 |  


Are we ready for meaningful racial discourse?

Mount Airy Mayor David Rowe faced a gamut of opinions Thursday night, with a city council meeting room filled with people letting the mayor know what ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Local Abuses Don’t Boost Economy

Local Abuses Don’t Boost Economy

RALEIGH — Thomas Jefferson had lots to say about lots of things. As the North Carolina General Assembly begins its 2017 session and new Gov. Roy...

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


Give it up already, and give him a chance

Give it up already, and give him a chance

The more I think about the backlash that has surrounded the election of Donald Trump, I come to the realization that it’s not all about the man ...

January 21st, 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 21st, 2017 |  


Skipping inauguration wrong for Congressmen

Today marks one of the most important days in our nation’s history, as we witness the peaceful transition of power from President Barack Obama t...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Anybody can grow up to be president

Anybody can grow up to be president

Remember when you were a little kid and your mama told you that if you were a good person and worked hard, you could achieve anything you set your min...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Digging deeper into state tax changes

Digging deeper into state tax changes

I have a confession: even though I work in the news industry, I don’t always keep up with news that happens far from me.I keep up with happening...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Online commentary went too far

To the Editor,The “educated Black female” has crossed the line.It is one thing to criticize Mayor Rowe who is capable of defending himself...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Intolerance thrives in Surry County

Intolerance thrives in Surry County

I believe in life we forge our own destiny. We create our own opportunities. That’s what makes America great. You get to be whatever you want to...

January 18th, 2017 |