NEWS


Mount Airy man arrested in fatal shooting

WINSTON-SALEM — A Mount Airy man was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with a fatal shooting in Winston-Salem Friday night.Jordan Anthony G...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Pilot receives $50K from General Assembly

Pilot receives $50K from General Assembly

Town Manager Michael Boaz informed the town board on Tuesday, July 17, that the Department of Commerce had awarded the town a $50,000 grant.“It&...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• An incident/investigation report dated July 10 report...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Kirkman seeks election to judgeship

Kirkman seeks election to judgeship

District Judge Gretchen Hollar Kirkman has filed for election, seeking to retain the District 17B seat she has held since being appointed to the post ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Pilot Board to recalibrate prayer policy

Pilot Board to recalibrate prayer policy

The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners quickly took care of business Monday evening at its July meeting, getting through the public portion of the ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Scott Needham files for Pilot seat

DOBSON — The opening of the candidates’ filing period for municipal offices in Surry County and Mount Airy school board seats was greeted ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:37 pm
Updated: 5:25 pm. |    
Cardinals name Lowman football coach
5:19 pm |    
East Surry falls, 49-27
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 |  


Perfection achieved

Perfection achieved

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Rivalries tend to bring out the best in both Mount Airy and East Surry for a number of reasons.Whether their motivation was the...

November 6th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Music students offer concert at church

Music students offer concert at church

Students of local music teachers Wilson Smith and Sherri S. Collins gathered at First Presbyterian Church in Pilot Mountain on two occasions over the ...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Dan Combs, RN, BSN, CERN, EMT-P and the Northern Hospital of Surry County staff provided some hands-on experience for Mount Airy High School Health Sc...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Eat Mediterranean, eliminate medication

Eat Mediterranean, eliminate medication

“Med instead of Meds,” the catchy-named program intended to use the Mediterranean diet as a way of reducing the need for medication, got a...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Memorial Day is Monday, and the day is designed to honor the U.S. military veterans that have died in the line of duty. The wearing of poppies in hono...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Westfield News

• Lloyd and Jennie Joyce’s children got together for another weekend. That makes 40 years straight. Just the girls this time, and the girl...

April 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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 |  


A red roadster: a dream that won’t die

A red roadster: a dream that won’t die

A red roadster has been an object of desire for me since 1970. Ever since seeing the movie “Love Story,” I have wanted one with all my hea...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Balancing my TV diet, funny is funny

Balancing my TV diet, funny is funny

Like most people who live or work in Mount Airy, I’ve got a friend that can’t get enough of “The Andy Griffith Show.” He used ...

February 1st, 2018 |  


A road trip to a jail cell

A road trip to a jail cell

Some days you put on a sports jacket and your good shoes, and you go up to Cross Creek to see who’s going to be Citizen of the Year. That’...

January 26th, 2018 |  


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