Elites collide in Meryl Streep and Karl Lagerfeld’s Oscar row

Elites collide in Meryl Streep and Karl Lagerfeld’s Oscar row

Meryl, we need to talk. Please give me a buzz. My number is at the end of this story. You have lost your way and I am reaching out to you. Give me a c...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Facts don’t appear to change our minds

Facts don’t appear to change our minds

I learned a new phrase this week.I knew the condition well enough already, but I didn’t have a catchy title for it.Confirmation bias.Are you fam...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


Boycott hurts the wrong people

The NAACP announced earlier this week it would not hold its national convention in North Carolina this year, as a protest against HB2 and voter suppre...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Time for county to disband authority, take over airport

It’s time for the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport Authority to be disbanded.Long considered by many to be a place where rich boys play with thei...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Trump places bounty on traveler’s head

Trump places bounty on traveler’s head

WASHINGTON D.C. — In his most aggressive of moves yet, U.S. President Donald J. Trump placed a price on the head of the world’s most infam...

February 28th, 2017 |  


To the Editor,I am not one who normally writes to the editor. But after reading the Wednesday, Feb. 15 Mount Airy News, I just could not sit silent an...

February 28th, 2017 |  


The passing of an American hero

Mount Airy, and to a larger extent the nation, lost a true hero over the weekend with the death of 97-year-old William F. “Bud” Liebenow, ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


We all have blood on our hands

The story was appalling.A local woman, Christina Dawn Steele, was charged with DWI after the vehicle she was driving allegedly crossed the center lane...

February 26th, 2017 |  


A random act of kindness, for Robert

A random act of kindness, for Robert

It caught me absolutely by surprise.A random act of kindness from someone I still don’t know and may never meet changed my entire outlook that d...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

In honor of Presidents Day last Monday, who is your favorite president and why? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |