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Born again?

John 3:1 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: 2 The same came to Jesus by night, and…

Turn from our wicked ways?

In II Chronicles 7:13-22, we see a list of requirements God gave to His people Israel; for Him to hear their prayers, forgive their sin,…

Seeking the face of God

Have you heard the saying, “if you don’t feel close to God anymore, guess who moved?” It’s always us: never Him. In general, I believe…

Mayberry Days

Editor’s Note: Reader Diary is a periodic column written by local residents, Surry County natives, and readers of The Mount Airy News. If you have…

Quality Mills a big part of local lore

Preservationist Richard Moe is quoted as saying, “There may have been a time when preservation was about saving an old building here and there, but…

Sears ruled retail

When was the last time you ordered something off Amazon? Was it practical or fun? For years the online shop platform has dominated the shopping…

Surry County Schools ALL IN on 2022-23

Editor’s Note: Community Comment is a feature of The Mount Airy News, presenting commentary from community leaders in Mount Airy and Surry County. On Aug.…

Surry County Schools ALL IN on 2022-23

Editor’s Note: Community Comment is a feature of The Mount Airy News, presenting commentary from community leaders in Mount Airy and Surry County. On Aug.…

Kapps Mill once a hub of activity

This summer, during one of our camps sponsored by the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, I asked the kids, as we made biscuits, where…

It is tempting

In Matthew 26 we find Jesus has gone into the Garden of Gethsemane. He took Peter, James and John with Him and tells them to…