NEWS


Pilot Mountain enjoys 12th Night Out

Pilot Mountain enjoys 12th Night Out

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain caught a break from the weather on Tuesday evening as rainstorms circled all around the town but left downtown s...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Pilot braves dark skies for 12th-Annual Night Out

Pilot braves dark skies for 12th-Annual Night Out

Pilot Mountain carries on under the threat of rain as part of a National Night Out event on Tuesday. For the full story, see a future edition of Mount...

August 7th, 2018 |  


A silver lining for the forgotten

A silver lining for the forgotten

“We’re the cat people,” said Kim Kirkman.She is a volunteer with Tiny Tigers Rescue, the Mount Airy animal rescue organization that ...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain student interns in London

Pilot Mountain student interns in London

LONDON — An East Surry High School graduate’s summer plans ranged further from home than he had anticipated when he secured an internship ...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Cardinals name Lowman football coach
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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


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When in Florence, eat pizza

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 |  


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 |  


Shoals students, teachers run 5K

Shoals students, teachers run 5K

A number of Shoals Elementary School students participated in the Surry County Mad Dash 5K earlier this year.The school’s Grow Strong team was o...

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 |  


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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