NEWS


Howell auction draws no bidders

Four months after the Howell-Nelson funeral homes in Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain closed, a bank-appointed trustee attempted auctioning off the two p...

September 10th, 2019 |  


Hot cars draws another big crowd

Hot cars draws another big crowd

The Hot Nights and Hot Cars summer cruise-in series returned to downtown Pilot Mountain on Saturday and, to the delight of organizers, was met with cl...

September 10th, 2019 |  


Llewellyn receives certification

Llewellyn receives certification

LuAnne Llewellyn, director of Federal Programs for Surry County Schools, was recently recognized as one of five certified, active trainers for OCDE Pr...

September 5th, 2019 |  


EMS prepping for Hurricane Dorian damage

EMS prepping for Hurricane Dorian damage

Current weather predictions have Hurricane Dorian sweeping along the coast, sliding off the Outer Banks and heading out into the Atlantic Ocean.Surry ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Stokes man killed in morning wreck

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A wreck Wednesday morning claimed the life of one driver in the northeast corner of the county.John Shelton, county emergency s...

September 4th, 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


Westfield News

Labor Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the countr...

August 28th, 2019 |  


B&B wins architectural award

B&B wins architectural award

The Mount Airy Appearance Commission awarded The Vermeer Bed and Breakfast with the Architectural Excellence Award. The property is located at 137 Tay...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Westfield Ruritans holding public-interest meeting

The Westfield Ruritan Club will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for anyone who would like to attend.The focus...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Buddy Poppy king, queen chosen

Buddy Poppy king, queen chosen

A pair of local youths has been selected to represent Pilot Mountain Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9436 and the VFW Auxiliary in the 2019 Buddy Poppy ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Rock House Ruritan marks 25 years

The Rock House Ruritan Club will celebrate 25 years of service to its community on Saturday afternoon and all area residents are invited to take part....

August 14th, 2019 updated: August 14th, 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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