Mount Airy News- RSS OPINION Feed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:22:01 EST 1800 Time for Johnson to step down The Mount Airy News this past week broke the story that Surry County Board of Commissioner Paul Johnson is being investigated by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation over what appear to be alleged irregularities in expense requests he... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:55:05 EST County trying to kill interstate project? The long-awaited, must-anticipated interstate water and sewer project appears to be near the brink of death — much to what we suspect is the secret delight of at least some Surry County officials. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:35:07 EST (No heading) 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. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:54:03 EST (No heading) To the Editor, Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:36:04 EST No easy answer on Habitat request 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... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 18:02:05 EST