Summer vacation is here, but where?

We’ve passed the summer solstice, so the days will start getting shorter and shorter; but for school children, summer vacation is only two weeks...

June 24th, 2015 |  


Pilot board moving rightdirection, but falls short

Pilot Mountain has a problem, one that’s been looming on the horizon, growing ever closer year by year.The town doesn’t have enough money ...

June 24th, 2015 |  


Time for squabblingover airport to end

As we have reported several times over the past few months, the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport Authority is embroiled in a dispute with a former auth...

June 21st, 2015 |  


You Said It…

Your 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, m...

June 20th, 2015 |  


Far too early to drawconclusions from shooting

The news, as it broke during the evening, was increasingly awful.A shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.Multiple people shot.At least se...

June 18th, 2015 |  


City pay raise issue worth discussion

Mount Airy commissioners recently adopted the 2015-2016 budget, with no tax increases, water or sewer rate hikes. This is good news for city residents...

June 17th, 2015 |  


Sales Tax ‘Fairness’ Actstill misses the mark

A measure that would have gutted local governments’ abilities to collect and use sales tax money has apparently been rewritten to allow local go...

June 14th, 2015 |  


You said it…

Your 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, m...

June 13th, 2015 |