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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.  |  

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  |  

Fraud results in ‘beerless’ night

Fraud results in ‘beerless’ night

Last Tuesday I went into a gas station for a necessary resupply for my beer shelf in my refrigerator. When …

June 24th, 2015  |  

A little common sense might be in order

A little common sense might be in order

We live in an incredible age, from a technology and information standpoint. When I was a kid — heck, my …

June 21st, 2015  |  

The new gradual retirement

The new gradual retirement

Smith Do we really want to retire at 65? Not according to the latest annual retirement survey from the Transamerica …

June 21st, 2015  |  

Domestic violence cuts both ways

Domestic violence cuts both ways

Tom Joyce Everything seems to have a face these days, such as the quarterback who might be the “face of …

June 20th, 2015  |  

Trump brings riches of embarrassment

Trump brings riches of embarrassment

At the beginning of the week, the huge number of Republicans running for president could be seen as an embarrassment …

June 19th, 2015  |  

A small act breeds deep concern

East Surry was just one of three graduations I attended this year, but something that happened there has stuck with …

June 18th, 2015  |  

Ride the leather express

Ride the leather express

Following one of my recent kayaking trips down the Ararat River I tossed my kayak over my shoulder and began …

June 17th, 2015  |  

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