Annual cornshucking is Saturday

Annual cornshucking is Saturday

The 26th Annual Cornshucking Frolic is slated for Saturday at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm’s.From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. farm related crafts an...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Commissioner takes issue with criticism of police

Commissioner takes issue with criticism of police

On Monday evening, the Pilot Mountain town commissioners resolved a few issues, kicked a couple of cans down the road, one of which has been being kic...

October 17th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


Pilot school holds fall festival

Pilot school holds fall festival

Pilot Mountain Elementary School recently held its annual fall festival.The festival, hosted by the Parent Teacher Organization, serves as a fundraise...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Hundreds show up to sample sonkers

Hundreds show up to sample sonkers

As with many local gatherings at this time of year, the 38th-annual Surry County Sonker Festival offered great old-time music, fellowship and a chance...

October 11th, 2017 |  


38th annual Sonker Festival is Saturday

38th annual Sonker Festival is Saturday

The Surry Historical Society is doing its bit to ensure the sonker, a delicacy unique to Surry County, is not forgotten.For 38 years and counting, the...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Second-annual Zombie Run set

Second-annual Zombie Run set

Zombies soon will be invading Mount Airy, but all in the name of fun and to support a charitable cause.The second-annual 5K Zombie Run for Charity is ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Girl Scouts clean-up, plant flowers downtown

Girl Scouts clean-up, plant flowers downtown

Girl Scouts and leaders from Troop 2655 visited downtown Pilot Mountain Saturday to clean out an overgrown area and plant flowers in some of the aband...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Farmfest celebrates the old ways

Farmfest celebrates the old ways

The group Our Communities of Northwest Stokes will host its second annual Francisco Farmfest on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Francisco Schoo...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Civil War to come alive next weekend

Civil War to come alive next weekend

ARARAT, Va. — History buffs and others with an interest in the War Between the States will have a field day, two to be exact, next weekend in Ar...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Education foundation raises $25,000

Education foundation raises $25,000

The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation raised more than $25,000 recently during its Seventh Annual Academic Golf Classic Tournament.“Th...

September 29th, 2017 |