Foreclosure the right option for city

Recently the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners decided to raze another house it considers a danger to its neighborhood.The structure, at 338 Hay St., ...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Thumbs up…

To the town of Dobson, the Dobson Rescue Squad, Skull Camp and Dobson fire departments, and other organizations involved in the National Night Out act...

August 8th, 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 7th, 2015 |  


How do we measure our time?

How do we measure our time?

With my daughter Sarah ready to head off to college in a few weeks, I’ve spent far too much brain power recently thinking about how we measure t...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Blurring black and white

Blurring black and white

Last week the Surry County director of health and nutrition sent a letter, meant as an informational piece, to Surry County Commissioners.Samantha Ang...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Boy Scout change creates debate

From The Charlotte ObserverThe Boy Scouts of America stood poised late Monday to end a ban on openly gay den leaders, scoutmasters and camp counselors...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up

To Angela Shur of Miss Angel’s Heavenly Pies for devoting time, energy, and resources to what is becoming a wildly successful fundraiser for the...

July 25th, 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...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Nearly full slate of candidates to greet city voters

When the dust finally settled as the candidate filing period ended on Friday, Mount Airy residents found themselves with something they haven’t ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the Mount Airy Police Department for its involvement with the city schools’ summer feeding program.The program is one in which the city schoo...

July 18th, 2015 |