How do we keep our kids (of all ages) safe from danger?

How do we keep our kids (of all ages) safe from danger?

On Saturday I drove 266 miles up to Richmond, Virginia, to visit my daughter on Parents Weekend at VCU.Yes, I’d been to the campus twice before,...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the folks at Millennium Charter Academy, and to Mount Airy mayoral candidates Steve Yokeley and David Rowe, for putting on a debate for the student...

October 24th, 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...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Time to move forward on Spencer’s property

It is time for Mount Airy to move forward on development of the former Spencer’s property.And only the Spencer’s property.We haven’t...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Panther QB needs to show consistency

Panther QB needs to show consistency

The Carolina Panthers are now 5-0.The talking heads on ESPN and the NFL Network are suddenly jumping on the bandwagon so fast they might deflate the t...

October 21st, 2015 |  


NC Teacher Exits Misstated

RALEIGH — Did you hear that 15 percent of North Carolina’s public schoolteachers left the profession last year, and that conditions are so...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the organizers and participants of the annual Relay For Life event held last night.There was a time when getting a cancer diagnosis was a death sen...

October 17th, 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...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Work for food bill has problems, but generally hits the mark

It seems like a simple enough concept — you work to eat.For nearly all of human history that has been the driving force behind the labor of indi...

October 13th, 2015 |  


819 votes?Why bother?

A few days ago we lamented the way the North Carolina General Assembly seemed to be continually overstepping its bounds, meddling in strictly local af...

October 11th, 2015 |