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...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Fate of Main Street program to be considered?

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners is starting a two-day retreat today to look at the city’s budget and the board’s goals over the comi...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Voters have spoken: Obama should appoint justice

There can be so many ambiguities when it comes to politics and government. Professional politicians, those who lead the nation, often employ individua...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Public trust broken again?

Something’s wrong in the Surry County Clerk of Court’s office.Either the folks there are playing a little loose with the rules and expecta...

February 21st, 2016 updated: February 21st, 2016. |  


Everyone but General Assembly could see this coming

It truly gives us no joy to ever say we told you so. On the contrary, we would much rather see government leaders do their business in public; willing...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Take coach’s advice

Take coach’s advice

“Act like you’ve been there before,” is what my old high school football coach used to say.That remark was one I often repeated. Whe...

February 17th, 2016 |  


City loses a true friend

Mount Airy lost a friend and a true public servant last week with the passing of former mayor Jack Loftis.Loftis died Monday, just days after sufferin...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Forum highlights ideas and positive political efforts

Thursday night, The Mount Airy News conducted a candidate forum for all Surry County candidates seeking office, or nominations to office, in the March...

February 13th, 2016 |  


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...

February 12th, 2016 |  


See, hear local candidates at Thursday forum

Thursday night Surry County voters will have an opportunity they don’t often get — a chance to see and hear all of the candidates for loca...

February 10th, 2016 |