Tough times ahead for scooters

A new law went into effect this month concerning the use of mopeds and scooters.I applaud the change, but I worry that this is just the first step tow...

July 9th, 2015 |  


Jumping the political aisle? Probably not

In my 29 years here on earth I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a national political climate as polarized as what we see today. With extreme l...

July 8th, 2015 |  


Police tattoo policyshould be revised

The Mount Airy City Police Department has a problem.It can’t find enough qualified applicants to fill all of its officer slots.And now, it seems...

July 8th, 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...

July 4th, 2015 |  


Embracing a small change

Embracing a small change

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


More positives of Mount Airy

John Peters’ recent column (Sunday, June 28) reflected several positives about Mount Airy’s economic and general well being. This message ...

July 3rd, 2015 |  


Tough week in the Culture Wars

Tough week in the Culture Wars

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


Remember those who don’t get a holiday

Remember those who don’t get a holiday

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July 2nd, 2015 |  


Thillis, Burr give support to Pacific Rim deal

North Carolina’s two United States senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, were among those voting last week to give President Barack Obama the ...

July 1st, 2015 |  


Reader: continue fighting ACA

To the Editor,So your advice to the people of Surry County and in essence the American people is just to give up, let it go, learn to accept defeat wh...

June 30th, 2015 |