What’s missing — mimosas

What’s missing — mimosas

I really enjoy my life here in Surry County. I have a job that I don’t hate, a family I love and some good friends in the area. That stated, my ...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Playing games, hurting students

While the state still doesn’t have a budget for the fiscal year which began almost eight weeks ago, negotiators from the governor’s office...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Thumbs Up…

To the residents of Mount Airy, who have made the city’s curbside recycling program so successful city officials have decided to expand the prog...

August 22nd, 2015 |  


Golf can survive without Tiger Woods

Golf can survive without Tiger Woods

It might not be obvious at first glance, but Tiger Woods and Danica Patrick share something in common.While Woods, of course, is a male professional g...

August 22nd, 2015 |  


The lamp that got away

The lamp that got away

Last year at the the age of 56, I finally got around to having a will drawn up. Since I am clearly nearer to the end than the beginning, it was certai...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Freedom from poisonous wishes

Freedom from poisonous wishes

Philippians 4:11 & 12“…for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what i...

August 21st, 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...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Showing a love of country

Showing a love of country

The Aug. 6 Republican presidential debate certainly altered a few of my views and also confirmed many of my opinions about the candidates who took the...

August 19th, 2015 |  


School questions remain stalled

It’s been little more than a month since The Mount Airy News ran a couple of stories looking at the potential cost savings which could be realiz...

August 16th, 2015 |  


The labelization of America

Now that some of the dust has settled from the Aug. 6 GOP presidential debate, I’d like to share something that stood out for me.Among the many ...

August 16th, 2015 |