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 |  


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. |  


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 |  


Hospital phone lines to be down

Northern Hospital of Surry County officials have said the regular phone system at the hospital will be out of service from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursda...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Fundraiser set for police captain

Fundraiser set for police captain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Plate orders are now being taken by the town for a fundraiser to benefit ”one of our own.”The fundraising event, sp...

February 7th, 2017 |  


R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company give $1,000 grant to FLY group.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company give $1,000 grant to FLY group.

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Youth of Freedom and Liberty Worship Center (FLY) is joining the effort to reduce youth tobacco use with help from a grant ...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Teachers could be facing position cuts

By Eva Winemillerewinemiller@civitasmedia.comSome school employees could lose their jobs if requirements for class size do not change before the 2017-...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


Depot Street Stream project underway

Depot Street Stream project underway

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A stream restoration and greenway project are in the works for Depot Street and downtown.After the last town commissioners meet...

January 31st, 2017 |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN — As part of Surry County Schools career readiness efforts and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focus, local ...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Commissioners pass nuisance ordinance

Commissioners pass nuisance ordinance

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners passed a new town ordinance last week.The new measure gives the town the ability to d...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Local dog trainer seeks to improve the health of locals and their canine companions.

Local dog trainer seeks to improve the health of locals and their canine companions.

For months Maggie Murphy envisioned a way for dogs and their owners to bond in a way that would benefit both humans and k-9 companions alike.Murphy is...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Will the town amend its nuisance ordinance?

Will the town amend its nuisance ordinance?

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Over the past several months residents have complained about a smell emanating from the New River Tire Recycling facility, acco...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Positive Behavior shown by Shoals Elementary Students

Positive Behavior shown by Shoals Elementary Students

Khloe Wall, Charity Hardy, James Fincher, Brooke Rodgers and Madison Jordan have demonstrated positive behavior for the month of December at Shoals El...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Pilot Mountain’s 2016 proves to be a successful year

Pilot Mountain’s 2016 proves to be a successful year

PILOT MOUNTAIN — After a fiery start into 2016 at New River Tire Recycling, the town seemed to have what officials called a “successful ye...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A local holiday attraction, put on by one family and drawing hundreds to the area each year, is coming to a “sad close.&#...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Town has new emergency alert system

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A new alert system for emergencies is coming to town.After the water main break on U.S. 52 Bypass a year ago, town officials be...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Citizen of the Year

Citizen of the Year

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Civic Club recently named R. Wayne Smith as 2016 Citizen of the Year.“I greatly appreciate being consi...

December 27th, 2016 updated: December 27th, 2016. |  


Author visits local schools

Author visits local schools

A nationally known author made three stops in Surry County Schools in the past week to visit students.North Carolina author Barbara O’Connor vis...

December 20th, 2016 |  


KZL, Piedmont help grieving family

KZL, Piedmont help grieving family

PINNACLE — It wasn’t quite Christmas Eve, but Santa’s elves were busy Friday morning loading up a home in Pinnacle for a family whos...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Police Reports

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

December 1st, 2016 |  


Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Commissioners approve zoning amendment

Commissioners approve zoning amendment

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town commissioners found themselves embroiled in a controversy on a possible conflict of interest by one board member on a rezo...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Cool kick-off for Pilot cruise-in

Cool kick-off for Pilot cruise-in

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Misty rain and temperatures in the low 60s put a bit of a damper on the first Hot Nights Hot Cars Cruise-In of 2016 which was h...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for this week.Surry County SchoolsElementary and MiddleWednesdayBeef & Cheese NachosCorn DogSpanish RicePinto Beans, Cris...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Local actress appears in movie at River Run Film Festival

Local actress appears in movie at River Run Film Festival

Local actress Linda Marí Donnell will play a role in a movie at the River Run International Film Festival next month in Winston-Salem.The movie &...

March 24th, 2016 |  


County schools unveil plan

County schools unveil plan

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Lighting Pathways to Global Success” is the theme of the Surry County Schools’ (SCS) 2015-2018 strategic pla...

October 5th, 2015 |