Students make pie

Students make pie

Kindergarten students at Copeland Elementary learned about how to get food from plants recently. To close the unit, this week they followed steps in a...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Stone Memorial tourney open for sign-ups

Local golfers are invited to sign up now for a day on the links as the Pinnacle Lions Club hosts its second annual Bill Stone Memorial Golf Tournament...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Westfield names Students of the Month

Westfield names Students of the Month

The Westfield Elementary March Students of the Month are Jaelyn Leonides, Cori Brinkley, Violet Shofner, Rebekah Dolinger, Elizabeth Hamann, Hector Gu...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Shoals first graders enjoy field-trip

Shoals first graders enjoy field-trip

First graders from Shoals Elementary School learned about being healthy and active recently. Students visited the staff at the North Carolina Agricult...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

DOBSON — The location of the Surry Old-Time Fiddlers Convention is different this year, but organizers say its goal remains the same: to preserv...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 29th, 2017 |  


All eyes will be on the parade of local youths this Saturday at the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center as the East Surry Little League (ESLL) celebr...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Kindergarten class visit Shoals

Kindergarten class visit Shoals

Recently, Shoals Elementary School welcomed the class of 2030. “We are so excited to welcome our new students for kindergarten fall 2017,”...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

The multiconsultant Lularoe party is at Brown Mountain Baptist Church on April 1. A canned food drive is being held at the same time and same party &#...

March 29th, 2017 |  


ROTC teams do well

ROTC teams do well

The East Surry JROTC Raider team awoke early on a recent Saturday for a trip to Ridgeway, VA, to take part in the Magna Vista VA State Western Region ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Three businesses in Pilot Mountain have recently relocated

Three businesses in Pilot Mountain have recently relocated

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Recently, three businesses have relocated in Pilot Mountain. The Pilot Mountain Area Business Associates celebrated with a ribb...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Sheriff picks Combs for replacement

DOBSON — As some are jockeying for position to become Surry County’s next sheriff, Graham Atkinson said on Thursday he wants his right-han...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

ELKIN — The Surry County Board of Commissioners will seek input from the public before forcing residents in one water and sewer district to hook...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Outreach Center relying on Saturday fundraiser

Outreach Center relying on Saturday fundraiser

The Pilot Mountain Outreach Center will be relying on its thrift shop to generate some much needed funding this Saturday as it hosts a large-scale yar...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:—A report of larceny was filed on March 22 at 71...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Monetary assistance available for Surry County youth athletics

Application season is open for youth sports leagues seeking funding assistance from the county.Surry County is littered with small youth sports league...

March 25th, 2017 |  


JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town officials were surprised to learn that a local grocery store will be closing.Lowe’s Foods announced Wednesday that t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


DA says drug fight requires team effort

DA says drug fight requires team effort

Surry County District Attorney Ricky Bowman seemed pleased to speak to a group assembled for a meeting of Project Lazarus-Surry about the county’...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Bus Drivers Appreciation Week marked

Bus Drivers Appreciation Week marked

Recently, Shoals Elementary school celebrated bus driver appreciation week.“We are thankful for our bus drivers and the awesome job they do gett...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Students celebrate meeting reading goals

Students celebrate meeting reading goals

Shoals Elementary students recently had a blast celebrating at Starlite Skate Center, according to Marlene Jessup, public information officer.“T...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Armfield Center 10K on tap April 15

The Armfield Civic and Recreation Center will be seeking to provide a little relief from spring fever by inviting local runners to lace up their favor...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Surry County residents caught in Patrick County drug snare

STUART, Va. — A round of indictments in Patrick County has led to drug charges against 100 people, including several Pilot Mountain- and Mount A...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Shoals Spelling Bee winners named

Shoals Spelling Bee winners named

Shoals Elementary School was well represented by spellers at the District Spelling Bee recently, according to Marlene Jessup, public infomation office...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Westfield News

The weekend of March 11, Jerry and Lisa Chilton along with nephew Levi Jessup attended the production of “Coriolanus - A Shakespeare” trag...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


ROTC team brings home trophies, medals

ROTC team brings home trophies, medals

The East Surry High School JROTC Raiders traveled to Harnett Central High School in Angier recently to take part in the school’s annual Raider m...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Officials from Pilot Mountain attend a conference in Shelby

Officials from Pilot Mountain attend a conference in Shelby

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Revitalizing Main Street in Pilot Mountain, a goal that town officials have set for many years, may be a few steps closer to ma...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Local man succumbs after burn incident

PILOT MOUNTAIN — An elderly Long Hill man has died from burns he suffered while burning trash Friday.In a unrelated fire over the weekend, a Beu...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A uniform citation was issued to Paige Nicole ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain commissioners retire Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and gun

Pilot Mountain commissioners retire Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and gun

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and weapon have officially been retired by Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners.T...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson leaving for statewide position

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson leaving for statewide position

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will leave his post next month to accept a job with the state.Atkinson said his resignation will b...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will leave his post next month to accept a job with the state.Atkinson said his resignation will b...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

Twenty students graduated from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program recently and passed the State Comprehensi...

March 17th, 2017 |  


The Town of Pilot Mountain needs 17 easements for stream restoration

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town officials have decided to rally together to go door-to-door to collect easements for the Depot Street stream restoration p...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Pancake dinner to benefit ill police officer

Pancake dinner to benefit ill police officer

A pair of local groups will be joining together to host a night of food and fellowship in support of a local police officer suffering from cancer.The ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A report of breaking and entering was filed on...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Westfield News March 15An Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled at Brown Mountain Church on March 25 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Join the fun for a morning of egg...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Students at Westfield Elementary School participate in a mission program through UNICEF

Students at Westfield Elementary School participate in a mission program through UNICEF

WESTFIELD — Third and fourth grade students at Westfield Elementary are participating in the UNICEF Kid Power program from March until the end o...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Shoal’s Elementary announces Volunteer of the Year

Shoal’s Elementary announces Volunteer of the Year

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March 14th, 2017 |  


Priddy, Stone to lead education group

Priddy, Stone to lead education group

DOBSON — The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation has announced two new officers for its board of directors.John Priddy accepted the nomi...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners declare Lola Lane pond a nuisance

Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners declare Lola Lane pond a nuisance

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The pond at Lola Lane was declared a nuisance during Monday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting.After heavy rainfall i...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Elementary School has released its honor roll listings for the first nine weeks of the school year.Those on the list include:Third Grad...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Sen. Shirley Randleman seeks Surry County sales tax change

Sen. Shirley Randleman seeks Surry County sales tax change

RALEIGH — A legislator who represents Surry County has filed a bill which could result in $4 million in additional funds for Surry County’...

March 10th, 2017 |  


The town of Pilot Mountain will not demolish the dwelling at 121 Howard Street

The town of Pilot Mountain will not demolish the dwelling at 121 Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Property owners are requesting more time after the town’s Board of Commissioners voted to demolish their property on Howa...

March 9th, 2017 |  


East Surry High School students place third in an Olympiad event

East Surry High School students place third in an Olympiad event

East Surry High School competed in the Regional Science Olympiad at Wake Forest University on Saturday, Feb. 25, placing third in the ecology competit...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Fulk named Ruritan of the Year

Fulk named Ruritan of the Year

The Pilot Mountain Ruritan Club held its annual February meeting and Valentine’s Day Banquet recently at Soppers Restaurant and among several pr...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Shoals Elementary 5th grade class learns weather

Shoals Elementary 5th grade class learns weather

Fifth graders at Shoals Elementary School recently worked together in groups to build weather tools to better understand how to measure and predict th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Westfield Rurians having Bingo game night

The Westfield Ruritan Club will turn to food, fun and games in an effort to raise funds this Saturday evening as it seeks to continue a tradition of m...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Pancake breakfast rescheduled

Winter weather may have been sparse this year but the single snowy weekend was enough to postpone a fundraiser which Pilot Mountain Boy Scout Troop 54...

March 8th, 2017 |