Mount Airy News- RSS OPINION Feed http://mtairynews.com/section/OPINION http://mtairynews.com/section/OPINION Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:34:28 EST 1800 Thank you to Melva Houston, and a plea to others http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50746416/Thank-you-to-Melva-Houston-and-a-plea-to-others Today marks the end of an era, of sorts. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:33:07 EST (No heading) http://mtairynews.com/news/letters/50725270/ To the Editor, Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:27:03 EST Let’s not end up bitter http://mtairynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/50664134/Lets-not-end-up-bitter Sailors who served aboard Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) will remember that the stern (or back) anchor was attached to a very formidable 2-inch diameter steel cable on the back of the ship which allowed that anchor to be “let go and played out”... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 01:27:03 EST Thanks to those who honored veterans http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50664987/Thanks-to-those-who-honored-veterans Nearly two weeks ago we were lamenting the fact that no one in our community was taking a leadership role to ensure local veterans would be honored on Veteran's Day.What a difference a couple of weeks make. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 02:56:03 EST A day to honor those who have served http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50658749/A-day-to-honor-those-who-have-served Today marks another observance of Veteran's Day, a day when we honor those among us who have served our nation through time in the military. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:22:06 EST Smoking ban makes sense http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50630652/Smoking-ban-makes-sense The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will consider what might be called a controversial move today — banning tobacco use on all city property, including parks and greenways. Thu, 6 Nov 2014 01:49:06 EST Veterans deserve better than to be forgotten http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50607725/Veterans-deserve-better-than-to-be-forgotten The good folks of Mount Airy and Surry County should be ashamed. Sun, 2 Nov 2014 03:17:01 EST Dying to forgive http://mtairynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50592325/Dying-to-forgive Luke 23:34 “Then Jesus said, Father, forgive them for they know not what thy do…” Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:22:06 EST Letter to the editor http://mtairynews.com/news/letters/50470402/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:15:08 EST Newspapers will not die http://mtairynews.com/news/editorial/50462875/Newspapers-will-not-die Forgive us if we're not willing to write an obituary for newspapers — and will even challenge those who would espouse the idea.Pundits and skeptics use clever connotations such as dinosaurs facing extinction. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 22:18:04 EST