‘Alternative facts,’ it’s about time

‘Alternative facts,’ it’s about time

This past week has brought us the concept of “alternative facts” and I think it’s about time.There have been many times in my life w...

January 27th, 2017 |  


The revelation of Jesus Christ

The revelation of Jesus Christ

“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave unto Him, to show unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass; and He sent and sign...

January 27th, 2017 |  


The VA issue hits close to home

The VA issue hits close to home

I’ve been in the newspaper business more than two decades. And you learn a few tricks of the trade.When a big issue hits the country, you look f...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Foxx’s talking point meets logic

Foxx’s talking point meets logic

I voted for Virginia Foxx in the recent general election. Part of the reason I did was her opponent wouldn’t even call me back. If Josh Brannon ...

January 25th, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Money, not race, divides ‘Mayberry’

Money, not race, divides ‘Mayberry’

If my memory is correct, I moved to Mount Airy 38 years ago this coming spring, and something I noticed right away was the glaring absence of a middle...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Whatever happened to flying cars?

Whatever happened to flying cars?

The promised Modern World from my childhood remains elusive.George Jetson had a flying car in 1962 and to this day, my car refuses to leave the ground...

January 13th, 2017 |  


The name above every name

The name above every name

Last week as we began our study of the names of GOD, we looked at the name I AM, found in Exodus 3:13-15. This is the name GOD introduced Himself as t...

January 13th, 2017 |