NEWS


12:49 pm |    
‘Prodigy’ gives SCC talk
Local leaders recognized nationally

Local leaders recognized nationally

With almost 40 years of experience helping area students with educational opportunities, career paths, and connecting students to job opportunities, W...

October 24th, 2018 |  


These Pilot Mountain Middle students show off their pink, doing their part during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They are, from left, eighth-graders M...

October 23rd, 2018 |  


Rotary grants, reads at Tharrington

Rotary grants, reads at Tharrington

Mount Airy Rotary Club members met with their reading buddies at Tharrington Primary School for the first of four reading sessions this school year on...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Memorial 5K registration underway

Memorial 5K registration underway

Registration is underway for the fifth annual Jacob Pettitt Memorial 5K, scheduled to take place Nov, 3 at Fairview United Methodist Church.The annual...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Credit union ribbon cutting set

The Pilot Mountain branch of State Employees’ Credit Union will be holding a ribbon cutting and open house on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 4:30 p.m. i...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Pilot funds initial greenway work

The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners approved funding to move forward with a plan to build a greenway linking the town to the nearby state park.T...

October 17th, 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

• 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 |  


Westfield News

Anyone can turn 80, but very few people can turn 80-plus with grace like you. Happy Birthday Aunt Mycleta Burwell!Trinity Baptist Church would like to...

July 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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 |  


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 |  


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