Reasons to vote for Trump?

To the Editor,Why should everyone vote for Trump? Many good reasons. For instance. The media hates him, and wants to “tell us” who is a vi...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Taking issue with headline

To the Editor,You printed an excellent letter from Jane Tesh in the Letter to the Editor section of the September 24 newspaper. Ms. Tesh holds a Bacca...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To Tanya Jones, the Surry Arts Council, and all of the local folks who have put on another wonderful edition of Mayberry Days. After 26 years this see...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Thanks offered for Senior Fun Day

To the Editor,On behalf of the YVEDDI Senior Centers of Surry County, I’d like to thank everyone who made this year’s “Senior Fun Da...

September 26th, 2015 |  


U.S. should care for its own, not Syrians

U.S. should care for its own, not Syrians

Despite all the calamities the U.S. has been through, we Americans have never seen fit to turn tail and run, to abandon our homeland as Syrians have b...

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 26th, 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...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Andy and me, two degrees of separation

Andy and me, two degrees of separation

Every city has its own form of social capital. In New York, it’s net worth. To be socially prominent, one needs to be on the Forbes billionaire&...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Candidate’s sister takes issue with editorial

To the Editor,I am a subscriber to the Mount Airy News and read your paper regularly. I have followed your political coverage of the city commissioner...

September 25th, 2015 |  


I got bad news and good news

I got bad news and good news

Has anyone ever used the Bible to show you how you know you are going to Heaven? I want to share some scriptures with you today from the Bible that wi...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Latin festival could be come major annual gathering

On Saturday, a new — but hopefully annual — event took place in Dobson, when local resident Marlene Lopez and a few other volunteers put o...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |