Rock everyone’s vote

Wednesday night an event being called “Rock the Local Millennial Vote,” primarily sponsored by Mount Airy Downtown Inc., is taking place a...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To Tanya Jones, the Surry Arts Council, and all of the local folks who have put on another wonderful edition of Mayberry Days. After 26 years this see...

September 26th, 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...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Latin festival could be come major annual gathering

On Saturday, a new — but hopefully annual — event took place in Dobson, when local resident Marlene Lopez and a few other volunteers put o...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


Passing time at 3 in the morning

Passing time at 3 in the morning

People who know me well generally can say three things about me.One, I like to cut up. If I can’t have a laugh and make others laugh, then it be...

September 24th, 2015 |  


MAD, Redevelopment Commission out of control?

The Mount Airy Redevelopment Commission, born in controversy and now apparently making a play to set its own agenda, apart from the city government, s...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up

To Michael and Katherine Thorpe, the two folks most responsible for the Surry County Agriculatural Fair going on this week at Veterans Memorial Park i...

September 19th, 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...

September 18th, 2015 |  


City boards, MAD haveselves to blame for distrust

Recently members of the Mount Airy Redevelopment Commission, along with their apparent masters, Mount Airy Downtown Inc., made a bit of a hub-bub over...

September 16th, 2015 |  


To the city of Mount Airy, property owners who granted easements, and every other individual and entity involved with the development of the city̵...

September 12th, 2015 |