To the Editor,Much has been written and said about the service to our community by J. D. Bartley. Indeed he was a public servant in many ways, serving from a heart of love for the people and their welfare.
To the Editor,
On Thursday Mount Airy Commissioner Shirley Brinkley expressed a concern that the community might view her as the “bad guy” for leading opposition to a request to waive water and sewer hook-up fees for two Habitat for Humanity building...
There seems to be a brewing controversy over a piece of state legislation introduced at the General Assembly by Mount Airy Rep. Sarah Stevens, which would allow state officials to rent out Pilot Mountain State Park to a group of car enthusiasts in...
Changing North Carolina's Medicaid system has been a major topic of debate the 2014 “short session” of the General Assembly. Common to most of the proposals under consideration is the principle of “integrated health...
On Thursday, an important part of our community was destroyed.
To the Editor,A couple of months ago my husband and I had the privilege of visiting the lovely city of Mount Airy and meeting a TV legend, Ms. Betty Lynn (Thelma Lou of the Andy Griffith Show).
I was reading The Mount Airy News on Friday July 18 and saw the article “General Assembly Cutting School Bus Drivers.”
To the Editor,Responsiveness.Constituents expect this from their elected officials. Even if the politician disagrees, there is an expectation of responsiveness to citizens' concerns, if only a respectful reply.
Last week the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners again took on the question of mandatory water and sewer hook-ups for city residents.