Mount Airy News- RSS OPINION Feed Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:37:05 EST 1800 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) To the Editor, Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:27:03 EST Let’s 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 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 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 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 The good folks of Mount Airy and Surry County should be ashamed. Sun, 2 Nov 2014 03:17:01 EST 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 To the editor: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:15:08 EST 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