SCC screening classic film ‘Songcatcher’ tonight

DOBSON — Surry Community College is hosting a free screening of the classic film, “Songcatcher,” open to the public on today at 6:30...

November 30th, 2017 |  


A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.The Rock ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Community college offers summer tech classes

DOBSON — Summertime for college students is often associated with a much needed break from classes, but Surry Community College is offering seve...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Stoney Ridge Baptist Church Community Outreach Round the Mountain is Saturday, May 20 at 3 p.m. at 1030 Stoney Ridge Road in Westfield. The even will ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy Mother’s Day!Saturday evening, April 29, Jerry and Lisa Chilton, along with Levi Jessup attended the live production of “Thunder in ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s Board of Commissioners appoint a Main Street Committee

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Monday morning Board of Commissioners met to form a committee to finalize the Main Street Program application.Pilot Mountain of...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Elementary School names Honor Roll students

Pilot Mountain Elementary School names Honor Roll students

Students named to the Pilot Mountain Middle School Honor Rolls include:Fifth Grade A Honor RollLogan Hedrick, Maria Blakeney, Ally Crotts, Troy Haywoo...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Myriam’s Haircolorist Salon celebrates 10 years of business in Pilot Mountain.

Myriam’s Haircolorist Salon celebrates 10 years of business in Pilot Mountain.

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A local hair colorist recently celebrated 10 years of business in downtown Pilot.Myriam Chilton, owner of Myriam Haircolorist S...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 5th, 2017. |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A uniform citation was issued to Timothy Dale ...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s Board of Commissioners appoint a Main Street Committee

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Monday morning Board of Commissioners met to form a committee to finalize the Main Street Program application.Pilot Mountain of...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Westfield News

The Westfield Ruritan Club is sponsiring a country ham, sausage and egg breakfast, on Saturday, May 13 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Westfield Communi...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain spilled 15,000 gallons of raw sewage into Tom’s Creek

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Tuesday morning an estimated 15,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into Tom’s Creek in Pilot Mountain.The pump st...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Sympathy goes to Linda and Harry Anderson and the Goad family. Clossie Pack Goad, 95, passed away, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at her residence.The Westfi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve teaching local students

Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve teaching local students

WESTFIELD — Two local nature enthusiasts have set out to make a difference in the lives of local children and nature enthusiasts across the regi...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy Birthday LH Manuel! Hope you had a very happy day. Peggy, your sweet wife, wishes you many more birthdays to come.A benefit for Marie Jessup wil...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. The week leading up to Easter is called Holy Week. Palm Sunday is the Sunday before E...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Police Report

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:—A uniform citation was issued to Amanda Hazelwo...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Jessup Grove holding Easter egg hunt, hot dog lunch

There’ll be something for the young and the young-at-heart of all ages on Saturday as Jessup Grove Baptist Church hosts its first Easter Egg-Str...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Lola Lane Sewage pipes to be repaired, deemed an emergency

Lola Lane Sewage pipes to be repaired, deemed an emergency

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A sewer line on Lola Lane was deemed by town officials to be in need of emergency repair, which is likely to cost the town near...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Residents of Pilot Mountain can expect to see an increase in their water bill

Residents of Pilot Mountain can expect to see an increase in their water bill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Residents of Pilot Mountain will see their water and sewer bills rise by an average of 7 percent, mostly to pay for the cost of...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Copeland students meet reading goals

Copeland students meet reading goals

Copeland Elementary students recently celebrated reaching their reading goals with a trip to Riverside Park and Chick-fil-A. .neFileBlock { margin-bo...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy 57th wedding anniversary to Junior and Sarah Mitchell Rogers of Collinstown. They were married on April 2, 1960.PaPa Wayne and MeMa LaWanda Jess...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain to host a Farmer’s Market

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A farmer’s market is soon to come to downtown Pilot Mountain.Since February the Tourism Development Authority Board had b...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Police are on the search for two suspects after an armed robbery of the Circle K convenience store.

Police are on the search for two suspects after an armed robbery of the Circle K convenience store.

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain Police are still on the look-out for the two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last we...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Students make pie

Students make pie

Kindergarten students at Copeland Elementary learned about how to get food from plants recently. To close the unit, this week they followed steps in a...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Westfield names Students of the Month

Westfield names Students of the Month

The Westfield Elementary March Students of the Month are Jaelyn Leonides, Cori Brinkley, Violet Shofner, Rebekah Dolinger, Elizabeth Hamann, Hector Gu...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Shoals first graders enjoy field-trip

Shoals first graders enjoy field-trip

First graders from Shoals Elementary School learned about being healthy and active recently. Students visited the staff at the North Carolina Agricult...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Kindergarten class visit Shoals

Kindergarten class visit Shoals

Recently, Shoals Elementary School welcomed the class of 2030. “We are so excited to welcome our new students for kindergarten fall 2017,”...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

The multiconsultant Lularoe party is at Brown Mountain Baptist Church on April 1. A canned food drive is being held at the same time and same party &#...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Three businesses in Pilot Mountain have recently relocated

Three businesses in Pilot Mountain have recently relocated

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Recently, three businesses have relocated in Pilot Mountain. The Pilot Mountain Area Business Associates celebrated with a ribb...

March 28th, 2017 |  


JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town officials were surprised to learn that a local grocery store will be closing.Lowe’s Foods announced Wednesday that t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bus Drivers Appreciation Week marked

Bus Drivers Appreciation Week marked

Recently, Shoals Elementary school celebrated bus driver appreciation week.“We are thankful for our bus drivers and the awesome job they do gett...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Students celebrate meeting reading goals

Students celebrate meeting reading goals

Shoals Elementary students recently had a blast celebrating at Starlite Skate Center, according to Marlene Jessup, public information officer.“T...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Shoals Spelling Bee winners named

Shoals Spelling Bee winners named

Shoals Elementary School was well represented by spellers at the District Spelling Bee recently, according to Marlene Jessup, public infomation office...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Westfield News

The weekend of March 11, Jerry and Lisa Chilton along with nephew Levi Jessup attended the production of “Coriolanus - A Shakespeare” trag...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Officials from Pilot Mountain attend a conference in Shelby

Officials from Pilot Mountain attend a conference in Shelby

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Revitalizing Main Street in Pilot Mountain, a goal that town officials have set for many years, may be a few steps closer to ma...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A uniform citation was issued to Paige Nicole ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain commissioners retire Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and gun

Pilot Mountain commissioners retire Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and gun

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Captain Michael Palmer’s badge and weapon have officially been retired by Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners.T...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson leaving for statewide position

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson leaving for statewide position

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will leave his post next month to accept a job with the state.Atkinson said his resignation will b...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The Town of Pilot Mountain needs 17 easements for stream restoration

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town officials have decided to rally together to go door-to-door to collect easements for the Depot Street stream restoration p...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Community happenings

Community Happenings is a weekly calendar of events in and around Pilot Mountain, or events of interest to Pilot Mountain residents. To include your e...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Westfield News March 15An Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled at Brown Mountain Church on March 25 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Join the fun for a morning of egg...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Students at Westfield Elementary School participate in a mission program through UNICEF

Students at Westfield Elementary School participate in a mission program through UNICEF

WESTFIELD — Third and fourth grade students at Westfield Elementary are participating in the UNICEF Kid Power program from March until the end o...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Shoal’s Elementary announces Volunteer of the Year

Shoal’s Elementary announces Volunteer of the Year

Recently, Shoals Elementary School announced their Volunteer of the Year, Carol Dunning. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { marg...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners declare Lola Lane pond a nuisance

Pilot Mountain’s board of commissioners declare Lola Lane pond a nuisance

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The pond at Lola Lane was declared a nuisance during Monday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting.After heavy rainfall i...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Elementary School has released its honor roll listings for the first nine weeks of the school year.Those on the list include:Third Grad...

March 10th, 2017 |