Panthers’ firing keeps cycle going

Panthers’ firing keeps cycle going

The revolving cycle continues in the sports world.It’s a pattern that goes back decades — and perhaps even back to the days of the Roman E...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Reader: Off-year elections important to the city

We’re in midst of the filing period for candidates for our November city elections. It’s high time to pay attention.There’s an old s...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Market Street should be simple

Unless officials push the decision down the road again, Thursday is when the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will decide what the city is going to d...

July 16th, 2017 |  


It must be nice to never be wrong

It must be nice to never be wrong

They say that even a stopped watch is right twice a day, but unfortunately no clever saying has been devised for those who are never wrong.While this ...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Thumbs Up

To the North Carolina General Assembly for appropriating an extra $250,000 to Surry Community College for its viticulture program. This is long overdu...

July 15th, 2017 |  


You Said It

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Real worship

Real worship

What is real worship?If you ask people that question you will get a host of answers. Attending church, reading the Bible, praying, singing in the choi...

July 14th, 2017 |  


How do you sweeten your tea?

How do you sweeten your tea?

“Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.”Henry Fielding’s rumination on the eternal popularity of gossip rings as true toda...

July 14th, 2017 |  


NBA spending spree is dizzying

NBA spending spree is dizzying

Every time I’ve visited ESPN.com this month, my head has felt swimmy.The NBA draft is behind us, and now teams are signing free agents. It’...

July 13th, 2017 |  


I blame the heat for my defeat

I blame the heat for my defeat

Since I began this job, I’ve noticed people cling. They find their “in” at the newspaper, and that “in” becomes the pers...

July 12th, 2017 |