Involve students in fight vs. litter

Surry County Commissioner Eddie Harris has decided he’s had enough.Like most anyone who drives through Surry County, particularly along some of ...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Golding should do his job or give up the gavel

We’re not sure what’s going on lately, but it seems there’s a spate of instances where publicly elected officials have decided they ...

January 12th, 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 8th, 2016 |  


Billboard dispute about more than scenery

On at least two occasions in recent months, the Surry County Board of Commissioners has addressed the issue of billboard proliferation in Surry County...

January 7th, 2016 |  


New Virginia gun measure nothing but PR stunt

Last week, Virginia officials announced that, effective Feb. 1, the state would no longer recognize concealed carry permits issued in most other state...

January 6th, 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 1st, 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...

December 26th, 2015 |  


MAPRA changes dynamics of downtown debate

The formation of the Mount Airy Property Rights Alliance (MAPRA) has changed the dynamic of the stewing controversy over the Redevelopment Commission&...

December 20th, 2015 |  


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...

December 18th, 2015 |  


RDC proposal worth further study

The Mount Airy Redevelopment Commission unveiled a new strategy last week, one aimed at trying to gain traction for its expansive downtown redevelopme...

December 16th, 2015 |