Domestic violence cuts both ways

Domestic violence cuts both ways

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June 20th, 2015 |  


Trump brings riches of embarrassment

Trump brings riches of embarrassment

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June 19th, 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 |  


A small act breeds deep concern

East Surry was just one of three graduations I attended this year, but something that happened there has stuck with me over the past five days.Before ...

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 |  


Ride the leather express

Ride the leather express

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June 17th, 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 |  


Key lessons for retirement savers

You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, ...

June 14th, 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 |  


Police doing their job with gambling raids

Last week staff writer Tom Joyce wrote an article about local Internet gambling parlors closing their doors after a series of raids by local authoriti...

June 14th, 2015 |