Pilot hosting National Night Out

Pilot hosting National Night Out

Area residents are invited to lock their doors, turn on their outside lights and join with neighbors and police, fire and rescue personnel for a night...

July 27th, 2017 updated: July 28th, 2017. |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:- A two car collision was reported on Nov. 30 at 200 W...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of misdemeanor larceny was filed on N...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of larceny was filed on Oct. 27 at 60...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


New school opens in Pilot Mountain

New school opens in Pilot Mountain

After spending 20 years in the public school system as a speech language pathologist, Valarie Burner branched out this academic year and opened her ow...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following police reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:- A report of larceny was filed on Oct. 13 on Butler Street. Mary Coe,...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Sparks fly at commissioners meeting

Sparks fly at commissioners meeting

Tensions nearly came to a boil at the October Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners meeting on Oct. 10 when Ron Niland, owner of All American Associat...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of an assault on a female was filed o...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Pilot woman starts makeup business

Pilot woman starts makeup business

Pilot Mountain based makeup artist Whitney Bryant recently launched a freelance makeup artist business in the hopes of filling the need for a professi...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Greenway Task Force meeting held

Greenway Task Force meeting held

The Greeway Task Force met last week at The Pilot Center to allow area residents to come in and ask questions about the proposed greenway project bein...

October 12th, 2016 |  


JOLO awarded gold and silver medals

JOLO Winery and Vineyard recently racked up three medals at the Sommelier Challenge International Wine and Spirits Competition in San Diego, Californi...

October 11th, 2016 |  


Second annual fall carnival coming soon

Second annual fall carnival coming soon

The second annual fall carnival that is held by the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library is set for Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Armfield Civic C...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Fall festival coming to PMES Friday

Students, teachers, and parents of Pilot Mountain Elementary School are anxiously preparing for the upcoming annual fall festival that is scheduled fo...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Paint the Town Pink is coming soon

Paint the Town Pink is coming soon

The first annual Paint the Town Pink event is scheduled for Oct. 8 from 7 a.m to 10 p.m. in recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

The 25th annual Cornshucking Frolic at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm is approaching and scheduled for Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.According to ...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain police reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of a lost/stolen wallet was filed on ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


State Employee Credit Union coming to Pilot Mountain

State Employee Credit Union coming to Pilot Mountain

A State Employees’ Credit Union location is coming to Pilot Mountain.The credit union bought the building that formerly housed Premium Tobacco C...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain police reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of property damage was filed on Sept....

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Encaustic workshops to be held

Encaustic workshops to be held

After having been bitten by the encaustic bug two years ago, Carol Engler has opened up her 100 acre farm in Westfield to serve as an encaustic painti...

September 21st, 2016 |  


RomaReady holds open house

RomaReady holds open house

Following her retirement from 35-year career in horse training, Jamie Renzi and her husband, Augusto, enrolled in a certificate program at Surry Commu...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Needmore Restore opens in Pilot

Needmore Restore opens in Pilot

After a lifetime of considering the possibility of opening her own store, Linda Logan has finally taken the plunge into small business ownership by op...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Minglewood offers nature retreats

Minglewood offers nature retreats

After 30 years of cultivating endless varieties of produce at their five-acre farm in Westfield, Bill and Margie Imus officially opened Minglewood Far...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Annual golf tournament coming soon

Annual golf tournament coming soon

The Pilot Mountain Civic Club is poised to host its annual golf tournament for charity on Friday.The tournament will be held at the Pilot Knob Park Co...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Artist combines illustration, photography, and writing

Artist combines illustration, photography, and writing

Patricia Rodell, a Pilot Mountain transplant, has found a way to combine three of her passions which include illustration, photography, and writing, i...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Board approves with minimum water billing

Board approves with minimum water billing

The town board of commissioners unanimously approved a minimum water billing ordinance which will allow customers to disconnect their water service fo...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of a motor vehicle collision was file...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Pilot board names Boaz as permanent manager

Pilot board names Boaz as permanent manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s official. Interim Town Manager Michael Boaz has been given the title permanently.The Pilot Mountain Board of Commiss...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Horne Creek helps Africans grow apples

Horne Creek helps Africans grow apples

PINNACLE — Local tree cuttings have made their way to Africa to provide both a steady source of food and income to war-torn countries.The Southe...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Library celebrates author’s birthday

Library celebrates author’s birthday

To celebrate the birthday of prolific children’s writer Roald Dahl, the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library hosted a movie night for area kids.Chi...

September 6th, 2016 |  


JOLO wins again

JOLO wins again

Almost a month after receiving a double gold medal at the Asheville Wine and Food Festival, JOLO Winery and Vineyards has racked up another honor, thi...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain police reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A collision report was filed on Aug. 24 on Nor...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Farm looking to expand mushroom reach

Farm looking to expand mushroom reach

Nathan Wheeler and his family have set out on a quest to make the Pilot Mountain/Pinnacle area a hot spot for mushroom farming. Nearly a year into the...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Pilot board meets again, but no town manager

Despite town officials saying a week ago they were expecting to announce a new town manager by now, The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners has not ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Sound journey offered at The Living Room

Sound journey offered at The Living Room

Alexander Tuttle spent the majority of his 20s performing popular music in a band, now he creates sounds with different instruments including crystal ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Bregman cuts new path

Bregman cuts new path

After roughly two-and-a-half decades of training champion show horses, Joe Bregman made the decision to pursue less stressful avenues, while still sta...

August 24th, 2016 |  


100 mile challenge upcoming

100 mile challenge upcoming

A 100 Mile Challenge North Carolina Parks History Hike is scheduled for Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. at Pilot Mountain State Park.The hike is planned to celeb...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Police reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A report of a two car crash was filed on Aug. ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Goodtimes celebrates 4 years of business

Goodtimes celebrates 4 years of business

Goodtimes Bar-b-cue held a four-year anniversary celebration recently, featuring live music and a buffet.Jason Duggins and Kenneth Eaton are co-owners...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Pickle company becomes local favorite

Pickle company becomes local favorite

The popular pickle company, Niki’s Pickles, isn’t even a year old and is already a community favorite and served at several restaurants.Ni...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Craftsmanship taught a Pilot Center

Craftsmanship taught a Pilot Center

Nearly 40 years after learning the trade of upholstery for a job, Larry Haynes continues to reconstruct furniture, but not for a job anymore, rather f...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Musician stakes out career

Musician stakes out career

Briana Atwell, an East Surry graduate, started her music training at the tender age of nine when her grandfather taught her how to play guitar and she...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Living Room turns 4

Living Room turns 4

The Living Room Coffeehouse and Winebar, located on East Main Street, celebrated four years of business August 4.The Living Room was started by Scott ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Car found in Pilot Mountain pond

Car found in Pilot Mountain pond

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Following heavy rainfall on Aug. 4, two ponds located off of Lola Lane in Pilot Mountain flooded and washed out, creating publi...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Cory Smith, a Pilot Mountain native and East Surry graduate, is working for the Olympic News Service in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Oly...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Stitchers group donates to charity

Stitchers group donates to charity

The Living Room Stitchers is a group of individuals who enjoy putting their skills to use for the sake of charity. The group meets every Tuesday at 10...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Commissioners close public street

The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners voted to close a public street that is located between two buildings on Davis Street following a public hear...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Library celebrates end of reading program

Library celebrates end of reading program

After nearly two months of devoted reading, the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library celebrated the end if its summer reading program for preschool and e...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Owner: Tire recycling company flourishing

Owner: Tire recycling company flourishing

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Nearly seven months after experiencing a fire at its facility, New River Tire Recycling is going stronger than ever according t...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Rain holds off for night out

Rain holds off for night out

Despite the rainfall that occurred earlier in the day, the National Night Out event hosted by the Pilot Mountain Police Department went down without a...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Spoken Word Society performs locally

Spoken Word Society performs locally

The spoken word has taken over the fourth Thursday of every month at The Living Room on Main Street.The Spoken Word Society has taken root at the venu...

August 5th, 2016 |