NEWS


East Surry cadets fair well at drill meet

East Surry cadets fair well at drill meet

ELKIN — During the early hours of September 22, the East Surry JROTC Drill Team traveled to Elkin High School to compete in a biannual drill mee...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• A citation was issued to Alyssa Alexandra Simone Mart...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


East Surry JROTC cadets go spelunking

East Surry JROTC cadets go spelunking

The East Surry JROTC cadets recently traveled to Sweetwater, Tennessee, for the school’s biannual trip.This year’s trip was all about spel...

October 2nd, 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 |  


Runners invited to enjoy outdoors at Saturday 5K

Runners invited to enjoy outdoors at Saturday 5K

Local runners and walkers are invited to get outside and enjoy some brisk exercise on Saturday as the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center hosts its a...

October 2nd, 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 Sept. 17 repor...

September 26th, 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
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 |  


Westfield News

Albion Missionary Baptist Church will be having its Vacation Bible School June 24, July 1 and July 8 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day.Westfield Bapti...

June 6th, 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 |  


Games & Puzzles