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 |  


The town of Pilot Mountain will not demolish the dwelling at 121 Howard Street

The town of Pilot Mountain will not demolish the dwelling at 121 Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Property owners are requesting more time after the town’s Board of Commissioners voted to demolish their property on Howa...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Shoals Elementary 5th grade class learns weather

Shoals Elementary 5th grade class learns weather

Fifth graders at Shoals Elementary School recently worked together in groups to build weather tools to better understand how to measure and predict th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Daylight saving time will start this weekend, officially taking at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. Don’t forget to turn your clocks forward one hour...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Fugitive apprehended in Pilot Mountain

Fugitive apprehended in Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A Patrick County woman was arrested on child abuse charges recently by the Pilot Mountain Police Department.On March 1, Brittan...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

PILOT MOUNTAIN - The Pilot Mountain Civic Club has begun planning this year’s Mayfest festival and is accepting vendor applications.The three-da...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Shoals marks the 100th day of school

Shoals marks the 100th day of school

Natalie Wright’s fourth-grade class at Shoals Elementary School recently made shirts and dressed up like 100-year-olds to celebrate the 100th da...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Students dine at Sagebrush

Students dine at Sagebrush

Shoals Elementary School recently announced their second quarter Principal Award Winners.These students are chosen by their teachers to represent thei...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


The Town of Pilot Mountain rallied together for police Captain Michael Palmer

The Town of Pilot Mountain rallied together for police Captain Michael Palmer

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Recently, the town raised more than $15,000 for Police Captain Michael Palmer.Learning Palmer was diagnosed with cancer in Dece...

March 1st, 2017 |  


SCC offers digital photography class

Surry Community College is now offering the following courses beginning in March for those interested in improving their digital photography skills.Na...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Pilot man charged with child porn

Pilot man charged with child porn

A Pilot Mountain man was arrested last week on child pornography charges.Christopher Lewis Tucker, 30, of 800 Westridge Drive, Pilot Mountain, was cha...

February 28th, 2017 |  


NAACP hosts a Black History Month celebration at L.H. Jones Auditorium

NAACP hosts a Black History Month celebration at L.H. Jones Auditorium

MOUNT AIRY — Area residents celebrated Black History Month in a ceremony at L.H. Jones Auditorium Thursday afternoon.The Mount Airy, Surry Count...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Westfield Elementary students enjoyed a pizza party after raising 1,740 cans for a local outreach.

Westfield Elementary students enjoyed a pizza party after raising 1,740 cans for a local outreach.

Kim Jones’ third grade class at Westfield Elementary enjoyed a pizza party recently celebrating the 495 cans the students donated during 15 Days...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Middle Schools announces a correction made to honor roll students names.

Due incorrect information supplied to The Pilot Mountain News, the previous listing for the Pilot Mountain Middle School A/B honor roll for the first ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A case of attempted breaking and entering and ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pilot ends contract with All-American

Nearly two years after entering into a sometimes contentious contract with All-American Services, including using the company to supply its interim to...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Town making progress on water, sewer plan

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In 2015 a water and sewer system capital improvement plan was completed to help the town identify the needs of the system and d...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Shoals Elementary school recently announced the second quarter bus rider winners.Each quarter the bus drivers select four bus riders that have followe...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Officer updates cancer-fighting progress

To the Editor,I would like to let everyone know the progress I’ve been making since I was diagnosed with cancer back in December.I’ve had ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Third grade students at Pilot Mountain Elementary School donated money to help neglected and abused animals in their community.

Third grade students at Pilot Mountain Elementary School donated money to help neglected and abused animals in their community.

As a result of a collaborative extended reading assignment, the third grade students of Pilot Mountain Elementary School donated money to help neglect...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Elementary School students receive a visit from veterinarian at Pilot Mountain Animal Hospital

Pilot Mountain Elementary School students receive a visit from veterinarian at Pilot Mountain Animal Hospital

Cory Wilkins, veterinarian at Pilot Mountain Animal Hospital, visited and talked to a group of fifth graders about his job. Wilkins spoke with student...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain Middle School announces honor roll students

Pilot Mountain Middle School has released its honor roll listings for the first nine weeks of the school year.Those on the list include:A Honor RollCo...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Big plans for Pilot Mountain park

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain State Park Superintendent Matt Windsor recently announced several new projects for the upcoming years.One projec...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Students at Shoals Elementary School in Pinnacle conduct a science experiment involving the properties of matter

Students at Shoals Elementary School in Pinnacle conduct a science experiment involving the properties of matter

PINNACLE — Meredith Tedder’s fifth grade class is studying the properties of matter. The class experimented with “oobleck” and...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Town to demolish home on Howard Street

Town to demolish home on Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The town will spend $9,800 to demolish a property on Howard Street.The town, according to officials, has been trying for months...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A report of larceny was filed on Feb. 10 on So...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Recently, Westfield Elementary announced its January students of the month: Alex Guerra, Bella Fleenor, Tatum Love, Josue Ramirez, Nicholas Childress,...

February 9th, 2017 |