Court deal for gambling centers a wise move

Last week in the Surry County court system several high-profile cases came to a quiet conclusion.Earlier this year the Surry County Sheriff’s Of...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To all of the area school teachers, administrators and support personnel who put in long, hard hours of planning and preparation for the first big wee...

August 29th, 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...

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  


In Brief…

Hold Legislators Accountable?Looks like we’re moving to a full-time Legislature in Raleigh after all.Legislators there were not able to agree on...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Redevelopment Commissionoverreach is no surprise

Last week four members of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners publicly took another city body to task, when the commissioners said they do not belie...

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  


Playing games, hurting students

While the state still doesn’t have a budget for the fiscal year which began almost eight weeks ago, negotiators from the governor’s office...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the residents of Mount Airy, who have made the city’s curbside recycling program so successful city officials have decided to expand the prog...

August 22nd, 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...

August 21st, 2015 |  


School questions remain stalled

It’s been little more than a month since The Mount Airy News ran a couple of stories looking at the potential cost savings which could be realiz...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To 5-year-old Ryver Thompson, who set up a lemonade stand in front of her grandparent’s house recently, selling cups of the drink for 25 cents e...

August 15th, 2015 |