Cruisin’ even when it rains

Cruisin’ even when it rains

Downtown Pilot Mountain bid a festive farewell to summer on Saturday with its last Hot Nights and Hot Cars cruise-in of the year.An abundance of class...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Race cars a hit with fans

Race cars a hit with fans

Cruise-in weekend got off to early start last Friday as the sponsoring Mount Pilot Now group hosted its fourth annual Race Car Friday Night on Main.Th...

October 11th, 2017 |  


County honors Governor’s School students

County honors Governor’s School students

During a recently Surry County Schools Board of Education meeting the board recognized five students who attended Governor’s School.The Governor...

September 15th, 2017 |  


SCC holding taxidermy orientation

SCC holding taxidermy orientation

Surry Community College will be holding an orientation for its taxidermy classes on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 ...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

RIO DE JANEIRO — Middle Eastern politics spilled onto the judo mat Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

RIO DE JANEIRO — Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.L...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Green, not gold, was the color of the day at the Olympic diving venue.Sure, China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesd...

August 10th, 2016 |  


‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO — Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.It...

August 9th, 2016 |