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Posts published in “Letters”

Blame Hollywood, not guns

To the Editor, There’s been another school shooting, which Mr. Biden and the left will blame on guns. But America has always had lots of…

Welfare for downtown biz owners?

To the Editor, Fire prevention is a worthwhile endeavor; and maintaining a top-notch fire department like we have in Mount Airy is a necessary and…

Bring back ‘The Strip’

To the Editor, I grew up in Mount Airy my whole life. One of the most famous things around, and stories I’ve heard my whole…

Beware the welfare state

To the Editor, Americans love their cars, and buy lots of them (816 per 1,000 people). Europeans also love cars, but buy lots fewer (France…

Reader supports Pritchard for commissioner

To the Editor, I urge the members of the current Mount Airy city council to select John Pritchard to fill the vacant commissioner-at-large seat (see…

Questions on spending COVID money

To the Editor, Remember the Mount Airy News article of 16 July 2021 where the “City [is] to ponder use of federal COVID funds” was…

Overspending and hyperinflation a danger?

To the Editor, The US is almost $30 trillion in debt, but Mr Biden insists on expanding our already bloated Welfare state. Paying for it…

Relinquish your seat, Commissioner Yokeley

To the Editor, Putting aside the fact that our elected officials were blindsided by the terms of a recent $1.73 million federal grant they accepted…

Glad commissioners made a stand

To the Editor, Thank goodness Surry County Commissioners have some sense. Larry Johnson probably has stock in Coca Cola; ergo, his attempt to abstain on…

White privilege or simple values?

To the Editor, Recently we’ve been told by the Democrat-Left that financial success in the U.S. is due to ‘white privilege,’ meaning whites are better-connected…