Still strong after 240 years

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to a...

July 4th, 2017 |  


A change for the better

It’s funny how life works.If you’re around long enough, you see things tend to go in circles: what’s in fashion today might fall out...

July 2nd, 2017 updated: July 3rd, 2017. |  


City should pursue food, beverage tax

Mount Airy Commissioner Jon Cawley recently discussed the idea of pursuing a food and beverage tax on prepared food as a means to raise additional rev...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


What’s happened to MY party?

What’s happened to MY party?

One of my earliest memories surrounding politics involves being with my dad and grandfather and having Grandpa ask me if I was a Republican or Democra...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the Mount Airy City Schools and some local youth who put on the two-week Lemonade Smiles program. During the course of the entrepreneurship camp, s...

July 1st, 2017 |  


The believer’s relationship

The believer’s relationship

Normally I begin my weekly devotion with a particular scripture but this week’s topic on the believer’s relationship includes scriptures f...

June 30th, 2017 |  


She’s little but she can eat

She’s little but she can eat

My daughter and her family live in Winston-Salem which is just far enough away that I have an excuse for the children to spend the weekend with me....

June 30th, 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...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Shifting musical tastes spell doom

Shifting musical tastes spell doom

“Say it ain’t so, Joe.”That’s a piece of reportedly “fake news” from Charley Owens, Chicago Daily News, about base...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Accountability solves the epidemic

Accountability solves the epidemic

Seldom do I watch television. In fact, I don’t even subscribe to any cable or satellite television service.We used to, but then we realized the ...

June 28th, 2017 |