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 |  


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 10th, 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 9th, 2015 |  


Once again, General Assembly overrides local governments

As we mentioned in an editorial last week, little details of the the General Assembly’s final budget will be leaking out for weeks, and some wil...

October 7th, 2015 |  


City’s future in the balance Tuesday

Tuesday is an important day in Mount Airy, when the candidate field for two of the open seats on the city Board of Commissioners is narrowed to just t...

October 4th, 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 2nd, 2015 |