Bright lights, big dance floor

Bright lights, big dance floor

The dance floor from “Saturday Night Fever” is going up for auction. You remember, bright lights flashing through clear plastic with a you...

June 16th, 2017 |  


County has hands full with budget

County has hands full with budget

After spending five hours at a budget workshop Tuesday, I thought I might write this week’s column on county business.Some time later, after muc...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Former mayor thankful to those who give

To the EditorI want to commend Michael Brannock, CFO of Workforce Unlimited, who was recognized as a top fundraiser for the National Leukemia and Lymp...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

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June 10th, 2017 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 9th, 2017 |  


A look behind the curtain …

A look behind the curtain …

About a month and a half ago, John Peters, editor here at the Mount Airy News, sent out an email to the newsroom with a list of stories that needed to...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Jeff defines his ‘Rule of 24’

Jeff defines his ‘Rule of 24’

I was watching ESPN one night when I heard a panel of talking heads discuss upcoming free agents for the NBA.The so-called experts were talking about ...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Reader: City needs to control spending

The City Board of Commissioners (Bde.) is in the process of approving our next budget ( 7/1/17 to 6/30/18). For those who pay attention it is an educa...

June 7th, 2017 |  


A third chance is one too many

A third chance is one too many

I have always believed everybody on earth deserves a second chance. Well, maybe not everybody. A murderer, for instance, should never have a second ch...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

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June 4th, 2017 |