Appointing Yokeley to regional council the right move

It was good to see the Mount Airy Commissioners last week rescind an earlier action and move Commissioner Steve Yokeley back into the slot of the city...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Pocket change could be the difference for United Fund

A homeless family has no where to turn, no one to help them, until they get desperately needed assistance from The Shepherd’s House, giving them...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Netflix offers intriguing Cobain feature

Netflix offers intriguing Cobain feature

Over the weekend, I was perusing Netflix’s new releases when I came across an interesting documentary into the death of Kurt Cobain.“Soake...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Board shuts out public input

Last week, the Surry County Board of Commissioners seemingly put a rush on its choice to fill the vacancy created by Paul Johnson’s resignation....

February 2nd, 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...

January 30th, 2016 |  


Even when guilty, still getting special treatment?

The saga of Paul Johnson’s case of stealing from the taxpayers of Surry County — while he was a sitting member of the county board of comm...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Commissioners make stand, now on to the real work

Thursday night was a shocking turn of events, when the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners voted to disband the city’s Redevelopment Commission.Sh...

January 24th, 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...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


RDC does as it pleases, without fear of consequences

In much of the everyday work world, if a boss gives those serving under her specific instructions, and those employees simply refuse to follow instruc...

January 20th, 2016 |  


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 15th, 2016 |