NEWS


6:24 pm
Updated: 7:09 pm. |    
Galactic Gals bring home trophy

ACC BBQ lunch is Friday

The Armfield Civic and Recreation Center in Pilot Mountain will host its annual ACC Spring Barbecue Lunch Delivery on Friday, carrying meals to hungry...

March 5th, 2019 updated: March 5th, 2019. |  


Burn planned Pilot Mountain Thursday

Burn planned Pilot Mountain Thursday

Pilot Mountain State Park and the N.C. State Forest Service will be conducting a prescribed burn of the south and east sides of the mountain on Thursd...

March 5th, 2019 updated: March 5th, 2019. |  


Senior Games registration begins Friday

Senior Games registration begins Friday

DOBSON — Area seniors can sign up for an opportunity to showcase their athletic and artistic skills when the 2019 Yadkin Valley Senior Games and...

February 28th, 2019 |  


North Surry hosts career inventories day

North Surry hosts career inventories day

North Surry High School recently hosted rising ninth-graders from Meadowview and Gentry middle schools for a career inventories day.The visiting stude...

February 27th, 2019 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• A collision report dated Feb. 19 details a collision ...

February 27th, 2019 |  


Civic Club names Citizen of the Year

Civic Club names Citizen of the Year

When he was named the 2018 Pilot Mountain Civic Club Citizen of the Year, Bill Hancock admitted it wasn’t a complete surprise.“My wife had...

February 20th, 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


4:08 pm |    
Jones named Ruritan of Year

ACC BBQ lunch is Friday

The Armfield Civic and Recreation Center in Pilot Mountain will host its annual ACC Spring Barbecue Lunch Delivery on Friday, carrying meals to hungry...

March 5th, 2019 updated: March 5th, 2019. |  


Still time to be part of Sweet Repeats

First United Methodist Church of Pilot Mountain is offering a last chance for consigners to take advantage of next week’s “Sweet Repeats&#...

February 19th, 2019 |  


East Surry ROTC holds Military Ball

East Surry ROTC holds Military Ball

Members and officers from the East Surry Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, along with their guests, gathered Saturday for an even...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Westfield News

Saturday is Groundhog Day! An early spring time would be nice.The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club was founded in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, in 1887 by a ...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Pilot considers pilot program

Pilot considers pilot program

The Pilot town board began to work on the third and final segment of a plan it began in 2018 to attract more business to the town.At a board planning ...

January 29th, 2019 |  


OPINION


8:27 am |    

Leftists undermining Trump?

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 |  


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 |  


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