Reader impressed with film, Rees

To the Editor,Last week my family and I gathered in front of our TV set to watch Bill Hayes’ presentation of “The Real Mayberry.” Su...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Will people become slaves to robots?

Will people become slaves to robots?

When covering a Lego League tournament last month in Dobson, I was impressed by what was occurring.About 170 middle-school-age students were gathered ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Journey toward Christmas continues

Journey toward Christmas continues

We move along our journey to Christmas, hopefully no one has wandered off hypnotized by the glitz and glitter. Now we listen for the voice of John the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


As sex scandals go, Woody Allen is old news

As sex scandals go, Woody Allen is old news

I saw something on television yesterday morning that I haven’t seen in a long time. A very long time.A network TV commercial for a new Woody All...

December 8th, 2017 |  


2017 tops even 2016 in music deaths

2017 tops even 2016 in music deaths

I’m going to blame it on my fellow journalists.It’s all your fault that 2017 is trying its best to top 2016 for taking away all our musici...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Reader takes issue with column

To the editor,I have some very obvious problems with this column.I read in several reputable publications that the trial mentioned seemed fair and sup...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Writer alleges newspaper bias

To the Editor,My family is a 6 day subscriber of The Mount Airy News. One thing in particular that I enjoy is reading about local community events tha...

December 3rd, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


The good, the bad, and antibiotics

The good, the bad, and antibiotics

Jenny Triplett, RN, BSN, runs a tight ship on the Skilled Nursing Unit at Northern Hospital of Surry County – which serves as the temporary resi...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


California ‘justice’ system strikes again

California ‘justice’ system strikes again

There are many good things about the state of California. It has some fine ski resorts and spectacular scenery, especially in northern areas near Lake...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Sunday begins the Advent

Sunday begins the Advent

Prepare our hearts, O Lord our God, for the coming of Christ your Son.On the twenty-fifth we will celebrate the first coming of the Lord, the Word bec...

December 1st, 2017 |