Thumbs Up…

To Mount Airy Downtown and all of the local merchants in Mount Airy participating in the Halloween festivities — passing out goodies from their ...

November 7th, 2015 |  


New immigration law a good first step

New immigration law a good first step

At a time when certain government officials and others have established a trend in which illegal aliens increasingly are being rewarded for breaking t...

November 7th, 2015 updated: November 7th, 2015. |  


You don’t need a madeleine for Proust to change your life

You don’t need a madeleine for Proust to change your life

It was a Proustian moment. Instead of a madeleine dipped in tea, it was an Italian cream cake and the location was not belle époque Paris but Ant...

November 6th, 2015 |  


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...

November 6th, 2015 |  


The least of these

The least of these

Matthew 25:40 “And the King will answer and say to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My ...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Election is over, now is time to move forward

The vote have been cast and tallied, the results announced, and what some are calling the most divisive Mount Airy election in memory is over.Barring ...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Reading isn’t much of an escape for some

Reading isn’t much of an escape for some

Today I’d like to talk a bit about fiction.No, not the stories that people think I make up for the newspaper, but rather the fiction books that ...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Can taxpayers get some of that?

Can taxpayers get some of that?

It’s the day after election day here in Mount Airy, and some candidates are crying in their beer while others are elated to have received the no...

November 4th, 2015 |  


This election holds significance

To the Editor,This Tuesday (11/3) we vote for Mayor and city Commissioners. This election might be the most important in a long while because it could...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Partisan politics have come to Mount Airy

To the Editor,Mount Airy City Council races are supposed to be non-partisan, but a look at this year’s election says the opposite. Okay, they ar...

November 1st, 2015 |