NEWS


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Volunteers help feed Pilot-area families
Shoals takes a stand against drugs

Shoals takes a stand against drugs

Students and staff at Shoals Elementary participated in National Red Ribbon Week recently, showing there support for taking a stand against illegal dr...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Dogwood District holds recognition banquet

Dogwood District holds recognition banquet

Scouts and leaders from across the county gathered in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on Nov. 12, as Pilot Mountain Scouts BSA Tr...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Local youth earns Eagle Scout rank

Local youth earns Eagle Scout rank

Benjamin Snow of Troop 538 recently received his Eagle Scout Award in a ceremony this month at First Baptist Church of Mount Airy.Snow’s Eagle S...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Dewey’s Bakery holiday location opening in Pilot

Dewey’s Bakery holiday location opening in Pilot

The committee overseeing the “A Place to Play – Pilot Mountain” community playground project is teaming with Dewey’s Bakery to...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Outreach thrift store closes its doors

The Pilot Mountain Outreach Center Thrift Store has closed its doors and sold all remaining merchandise, choosing to focus on its food bank ministry.A...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Pictured are Pilot Mountain Middle School Students who took part in the school’s recent science fair.

Pictured are Pilot Mountain Middle School Students who took part in the school’s recent science fair.

Pilot Mountain Middle School recently held its annual science fair, with seven students taking first place ribbons and advancing on to the county wide...

November 13th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 5:25 pm. |    
Cardinals name Lowman football coach
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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


Pilot team takes top spot at Lego competition

Pilot team takes top spot at Lego competition

Surry County School System middle school students recently spent a Saturday at Surry Community College to compete in the 2019 Surry First Lego League ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Shoals Ruritan Angel Tree is Sunday

The Shoals Ruritan Club will be sponsoring the 17th annual Shoals Community Angel Tree on Sunday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Shoals Ruritan Building,...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Dogwood District holds recognition banquet

Dogwood District holds recognition banquet

Scouts and leaders from across the county gathered in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on Nov. 12, as Pilot Mountain Scouts BSA Tr...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Westfield News

Happy Thanksgiving!Pancakes with Santa — Saint Nick is stopping by to have breakfast at Double Creek Volunteer Fire department Saturday, Dec. 14...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Local youth earns Eagle Scout rank

Local youth earns Eagle Scout rank

Benjamin Snow of Troop 538 recently received his Eagle Scout Award in a ceremony this month at First Baptist Church of Mount Airy.Snow’s Eagle S...

November 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Visitor angry over experience

To the Editor,On Saturday, March 23, my sons and I visited Mount Airy.It has been a while since I have been in your city, as I live in Tennessee, and ...

March 26th, 2019 |  


The wisdom of Winston still holds

The wisdom of Winston still holds

Considering Winston Churchill was an obnoxious imperialist, it’s a little surprising how often his words of wisdom can be of real value, even to...

March 1st, 2019 |  


Leftists undermining Trump?

To the Editor,For political advantage, leftist-Democrats insist that the recent Supreme Court of the United States confirmation is illegitimate and la...

November 13th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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