Each year, Pilot Mountain encourages fourth and fifth grade students to run for Student Council, squaring off for the offices of president and vice pr...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Pettitt Memorial 5K set for Nov. 4

Pettitt Memorial 5K set for Nov. 4

Registration is underway and excitement is building for the fourth annual Jacob Pettitt Memorial 5K, scheduled to take place Nov. 4 at Fairview United...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Stokes Ruritans collect bags for foster kids

Stokes Ruritans collect bags for foster kids

Several Rock House Ruritan Club members gathered Saturday at the Rock House Ruritan Community Center to present Jenny Bullins of the Stokes County Dep...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Drill team does well in competition

Drill team does well in competition

The East Surry High School JROTC Drill Team was up early on Saturday morning, Oct. 7, as they traveled to Elkin High School for this semester’s ...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Students pan for minerals, dig for fossils

Students pan for minerals, dig for fossils

Pilot Mountain Elementary School Media Specialist Amy Harpe recently organized activity for fourth grade students with Daniel Boone Gem Mining Company...

October 24th, 2017 |  


‘Out of an abundance of caution’

‘Out of an abundance of caution’

Forty-plus years after becoming a town governed by a council-manager form of government, Pilot Mountain is formally adopting that style of government....

October 24th, 2017 |  


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 |