Cementing the Clinton legacy

The Clintons are individuals who seem to be obsessed with their legacy, and Hillary’s latest scandal is destined to help them in their bid to be...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Four words you shouldn’t believe

Four words you shouldn’t believe

“This time is different.” Beware those four little words. They are perhaps the most dangerous words an investor can believe in. If you bel...

September 6th, 2015 |  


The natural order of things

The natural order of things

“If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit – you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high ...

September 6th, 2015 |  


White collars, but no orange jumpsuits

White collars, but no orange jumpsuits

A television series called “Orange is the New Black” deals with life inside a women’s prison. The show’s title, of course, ref...

September 5th, 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 5th, 2015 |  


A perfect day and a revelation

A perfect day and a revelation

If we are granted one perfect day in our lives, then last Saturday was mine. One would not think that being rousted from bed at 4:15 a.m. would be the...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Voting district maps should be impartial

From The Fayetteville Observer/TNSIt’s been more than four years and two state elections since the latest North Carolina voting districts were c...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Political correctness, or a slick PR move?

Political correctness has now hit close to home.Virginia Circuit Court Judge Martin Clark, who presides over cases in Stuart, Virginia, has removed th...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


We writers need to lead by example

My coworker Tom Joyce likes to say, “When you work with words, words are your work.”Being a career journalist means becoming knowledgeable...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 3rd, 2015. |  


Reader takes issue with photo

To the Editor,In Thursday’s News (Mount Airy News, Aug. 27), you posted a picture of the Virginia Shooting scene of the dead body of Adam Ward.M...

September 3rd, 2015 |