NEWS


12:32 pm |    
Shumate named Park scholar

Mail carriers collecting food this week

Many local letter carriers will be doing double duty at area mailboxes this Saturday, collecting both the usual supply of mail along with donations of...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Cruise-in season starts in Pilot

Cruise-in season starts in Pilot

Classic vehicles from across northwestern North Carolina and beyond came out of winter hibernation Saturday to fill downtown Pilot Mountain as the Hot...

May 7th, 2019 updated: May 7th, 2019. |  


Children’s Center breaks ground

Children’s Center breaks ground

DOBSON — The Children’s Center here in the county seat broke ground Wednesday for the Pfc. Adam Lee Marion Children’s Resource Cente...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Hot Night, Hot Cars ready to return

Hot Night, Hot Cars ready to return

The Hot Nights and Hot Cars summer cruise-in series will be returning from its winter hiatus on Saturday, following a familiar format that is expected...

May 1st, 2019 |  


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 April 23 cover...

May 1st, 2019 |  


JROTC takes third in competition

JROTC takes third in competition

RIDGEWAY, Va. — The East Surry High School JROTC Raider team traveled to Virginia on April 13 to test themselves against top schools from throug...

April 30th, 2019 updated: April 30th, 2019. |  


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


6:21 pm |    
5:24 pm
Updated: 6:19 pm. |    
JROTC takes third in competition

A long line of tables was centered along a closed Main Street in Pilot Mountain Saturday evening for the third annual Foothills Dinner on Main. Diners...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Westfield News

Happy 84th birthday L.H. Manuel! Peggy and L.H. are so blessed to have another year together. L.H. celebrated his birthday on April 15.The Dan River t...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Churches hold community sunrise service

Churches hold community sunrise service

Three Pilot Mountain churches joined together Sunday morning to continue a longstanding local tradition by hosting an Easter sunrise service atop Pilo...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Westfield News

Westfield people are excited! Westfield Grill opened Monday, April 1. It will be open each Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and ...

April 3rd, 2019 |  


Westfield News

Kathy George and Lynn Tempelton are celebrating Kaylene Hatcher’s birthday at Oak Island. And while there, they went to Mary’s Gone Wild a...

March 27th, 2019 |  


OPINION


8:27 am |    

Leftists undermining Trump?

Barter should have to earn subsidies

To the Editor,I finally got some real clear information on the Barter deal from that recent letter to editor (A better ‘barter’ for taxpay...

September 5th, 2018 |  


A better ‘barter’ for taxpayers

There’s been a flood of untrue comments saying the Committee for Transparency (CFT) is trying to block Barter.Not true. We simply seek to have o...

August 28th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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