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...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


What will your last words be?

What will your last words be?

You only get one chance to make a first impression. It’s also true that you only get one chance to make a last impression. You get to make a fir...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Let’s learn a lesson from the birds

Let’s learn a lesson from the birds

In Luke 12:24, Jesus declares, “Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them...

October 23rd, 2015 |  


Time to move forward on Spencer’s property

It is time for Mount Airy to move forward on development of the former Spencer’s property.And only the Spencer’s property.We haven’t...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Panther QB needs to show consistency

Panther QB needs to show consistency

The Carolina Panthers are now 5-0.The talking heads on ESPN and the NFL Network are suddenly jumping on the bandwagon so fast they might deflate the t...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Objecting to a conscientious objector

Objecting to a conscientious objector

Last Tuesday evening I was laying in a hospital bed at the Veterans Affairs medical clinic in Salisbury. With little else to do I tuned into the Democ...

October 21st, 2015 |  


NC Teacher Exits Misstated

RALEIGH — Did you hear that 15 percent of North Carolina’s public schoolteachers left the profession last year, and that conditions are so...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the organizers and participants of the annual Relay For Life event held last night.There was a time when getting a cancer diagnosis was a death sen...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Debates are a waste of good air time

Debates are a waste of good air time

I am certainly a political junkie, but not to the point of being addicted to one of the major controlled substances of our election system nowadays: t...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Tucking in your shirt makes you happier and richer

Tucking in your shirt makes you happier and richer

Somewhere around the turn of the millennium, I decided it was hip not to tuck in my shirt. Been walking around ever since with shirt tail flapping, cu...

October 16th, 2015 |