Making school lunches healthy

To the Editor,With the new school year just started, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies, and lunches. Yes, school lunches...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Reader critical of city attorney raise

To the Editor,One last word on the 66 percent for our city attorney. As I stated in an email to (mayor pro tem) Mr. Yokeley, I am all for raises and c...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Road work hard on residents

To the Editor,We live in a development off N. Holly Springs Rd. They took up both sides of road at once, and we had to go old 52 business twice to fin...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Resident believes more should run for office

To the Editor,I think more citizens would be interested in elected office if they knew more details.In November we will be electing a mayor plus three...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Motorist grateful for local help

To the Editor,I am happy for the opportunity to be able to say thank you to some local citizens, some exceptionally kind and friendly people who had c...

July 10th, 2015 |  


More positives of Mount Airy

John Peters’ recent column (Sunday, June 28) reflected several positives about Mount Airy’s economic and general well being. This message ...

July 3rd, 2015 |  


Reader: continue fighting ACA

To the Editor,So your advice to the people of Surry County and in essence the American people is just to give up, let it go, learn to accept defeat wh...

June 30th, 2015 |  


Flag a symbol of hate

To the Editor,The Confederate flag, also referred to as the white man’s flag by the man who created it, is a symbol of hate. One can call it cel...

June 30th, 2015 |  


Airport official unhappy with coverage

To the Editor,It is ironic that the column titled “A little common sense” decrying those who believe the wildest things from the Internet ...

June 25th, 2015 |  


Special interest behind road work?

To the Editor,The straightening of the curve on Low Gap mountain is the biggest waste of our taxpayer money I have ever witnessed in my 68 years of li...

June 17th, 2015 |