To the Editor,
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Two issues that arose this week in Mount Airy have only an indirect relationship to each other, but when combined point to a single undeniable conclusion:
The “Fight for 15” movement got a big boost this week when Los Angeles became the fourth American city to adapt a minimum wage of $15. Los Angeles will join Seattle, San Francisco and Emeryville, California. (near San Francisco) when the...
“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...
On Thursday night the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the city subdivision and zoning ordinance to make it easier for property owners to transfer land to family members.
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.
Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to consider a request from CK Technologies to amend an economic development agreement the firm has with the county.
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.
Your Said It is a new periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we've received on Facebook and on our website, mtairynews.com, on articles we've published.
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...
“In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. After his...
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.
Last week local law enforcement raided three suspected Internet gambling establishments, which followed a similar raid on another suspected Internet gambling business on April 2.
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.
Recently, a crash occurred on Riverside Drive that sent drivers of both vehicles to the hospital with serious injuries.
Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners once again pushed further down the road a decision on the interstate sewer project.
Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners will consider, perhaps for the final time, whether to proceed with the so-called interstates sewer line.
“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)
To the Editor,
The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners recently took a significant step toward making local government more responsive to the needs of city residents.
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
In 2009, shortly after Mount Airy attorney Sarah Stevens was first seated in the North Carolina House of Representatives, she made what we considered an interesting proposal regarding the upcoming state budget process.