NEWS


2:15 pm
Updated: 5:04 pm. |    
Geology class tours granite quarry, Pilot Mountain
SCC students putting on art show

SCC students putting on art show

Surry Community College art students will be displaying their work in a show later this month.The college’s fall semester art students will pres...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Scouts commemorate Armistice Day

Scouts commemorate Armistice Day

The Raven Knob Boy Scout Museum and Boy Scout Troop 517 of the Beulah/Lowgap communities joined in bell ringing across North Carolina for the Armistic...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Pilot Police Dept. has new flag, memorial

Pilot Police Dept. has new flag, memorial

The Pilot Mountain Police Department has a new flag, flagpole, police memorial and spruced-up landscaping gracing its exterior.The Pilot Mountain bran...

November 7th, 2018 |  


‘Prodigy’ gives SCC talk

‘Prodigy’ gives SCC talk

Justin Thomas, platform artist and educator with Hattori Hanzo Shears, has been referred to as the “Prodigy” by his peers. He held a demon...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Community night a showcase event

Community night a showcase event

Once the 5K on the Greenway is completed and the Autumn Leaves Festival leaves town, staff and students in Mount Airy City Schools know it’s tim...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Pilot elects new mayor, 2 commissioners

Pilot elects new mayor, 2 commissioners

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Citizen involvement is the unifying thread between the winning campaigns of the town’s new mayor and commissioners.First-...

November 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:37 pm
Updated: 5:25 pm. |    
Cardinals name Lowman football coach
5:19 pm |    
East Surry falls, 49-27
East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

East Surry names new fieldhouse for Coach Downs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Long-time coach Barry Hall started out as an assistant to Downs, only to have Downs reverse the tables a bit when he told Hall ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


East turns the tables

East turns the tables

RONDA — Some things are so nice they need to happen twice.The East Surry Cardinals and the East Wilkes Cardinals first met this season in week 1...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Three SCC spikers honored for ‘17 performance

Three SCC spikers honored for ‘17 performance

DOBSON — Moving back to her natural position of outside hitter paid huge dividends in 2017 for Anika Thomas and Surry Community College’s ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Cards pull it out with 33 seconds left

Cards pull it out with 33 seconds left

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry sent Starmount packing for the second time this season with a 21-14 victory over the Rams in the first round of the ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


East Surry wins JROTC Raider Challenge

East Surry wins JROTC Raider Challenge

The East Surry Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program seemed to enjoy being at home Saturday as it took on a large and impressi...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Silver Cardinals

Silver Cardinals

BURLINGTON — About 15 minutes after their season came to an end on a damp Saturday evening, one could notice many of the East Surry tennis playe...

November 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


9:54 am |    
When in Florence, eat pizza

Westfield News

Tracey, Hanna, Sara and Matt Coker from Richmond Hill, Georgia, spent several days with Janice and Sammy Lawson this past week. Janice and Sammy are T...

October 9th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

• Philip Michael Stone, son of Thaddeus Stone and grandson of Penny Joyce Stone, arrived in the USA on Sept. 5. This was his first visit to the ...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Final cruise-in of the year Saturday

Final cruise-in of the year Saturday

The “Hot Nights and Hot Cars” summer cruise-in series will draw to a close for this year on Saturday, leaving the sponsoring Mount Pilot N...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


When in Florence, eat pizza

When in Florence, eat pizza

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, as the old saying goes, but more pertinent to this week’s situation: when in Florence, do as the Florentines ...

September 12th, 2018 |  


Gillespie’s Celebrate 50th Anniversary.

Gillespie’s Celebrate 50th Anniversary.

Pete and Mildred Gillespie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday August 10, with a dinner party including their family and friends. They...

August 19th, 2018 |  


OPINION


8:27 am |    

Leftists undermining Trump?

Writer has had enough with city leaders

To the Editor,After retiring from the Air Force and Postal Service I just wanted to settle down and enjoy my retirement years with no responsibilities...

July 25th, 2018 |  


The internet is indeed a world wide web

The internet is indeed a world wide web

Have you noticed your inbox being flooded with permission requests from just about everybody that has your email address? From the internet giants to ...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Who is America’s greatest living novelist?

Who is America’s greatest living novelist?

Is it too soon to ask who is now America’s greatest living novelist? Philip Roth has been dead since Tuesday, and I’m a little curious as ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Celebrities are just like us, they die

Celebrities are just like us, they die

It is really annoying the way celebrities whom one has never met are constantly dropping dead and inflicting unwanted reminders of mortality on all of...

May 18th, 2018 |  


A ‘peony’ by any other name

A ‘peony’ by any other name

A most delightful aroma was wafting out of my colleague Kim Cagle’s office on Thursday as I walked by. I looked inside, and she had a glorious b...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Reader stunned by city action

To the Editor,I was astounded to read the story about the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners refusing the rezoning request for the Shepherd’s Hou...

May 8th, 2018 |  


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