Police Reports

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

April 25th, 2017 |  


Sheriff: Ten cars need replacing

Sheriff: Ten cars need replacing

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has requested more than a quarter of a million dollars to replace ten patrol cars in the upcomi...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 12th graduation ceremony on March 29 at The Yadkin Center. One hundred tw...

April 21st, 2017 |  


More than 150 area high school students recenlty attended the annual Advanced Manufacturing Day at Surry Community College, according to college offic...

April 20th, 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 |  


Outreach center to hold yard sale

The Pilot Mountain Outreach Center will host the second in a spring series of large-scale yard sales Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as it seeks to gen...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Knopf to help manage 911 center

DOBSON — County commissioners have added to the county manager’s oversight responsibilities, and the county will contract for EMS billing ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Southern named chief district judge

Southern named chief district judge

A man who has presided over courtrooms in Surry and Stokes counties for nearly a decade has been named chief District Court judge for those jurisdicti...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Cremated remains found in King neighborhood

Authorizes have reported that “93 bags” of cremated remains were found at 110 Faye Court, near King, in February, and now a Winston-Salem ...

April 18th, 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 |  


Surry GOP chair’s residency challenged

Surry GOP chair’s residency challenged

DOBSON — A local resident has filed a challenge which alleges the newly elected chair of the Surry County Republican Party doesn’t live in...

April 18th, 2017 |  


SCC Phi Theta Kappa achieves 5-star rating

For the fifth year in a row, Surry Community College’s Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa has been named a five-star chapter by the interna...

April 15th, 2017 |  


County pledges to honor guard bus

County pledges to honor guard bus

DOBSON — Surry County will kick in $15,000 to help Surry County’s Veterans of Foreign Wars posts purchase a new bus for the honor guard.&#...

April 14th, 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 |  


Schools request more operating funds

Schools request more operating funds

DOBSON — Surry County Schools officials are requesting nearly $900,000 for locally funded pay supplements in addition to an increase in regular ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Sunrise services slated for Easter

Sunrise services slated for Easter

As has become a longstanding tradition, local churches will welcome all to a gathering high on Pilot Mountain to celebrate Easter Sunday morning at su...

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 |  


County schools ready to build

DOBSON — Surry County Schools has plans for its share of $30 million which will be borrowed by county commissioners to address school capital ne...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Communications center plans halted

DOBSON — County commissioners pumped the brakes on a plan to relocate the county’s 911 communications center.Last week the Surry County Bo...

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 |  


East Surry student lands litter logo

East Surry student lands litter logo

DOBSON — A litter campaign spearheaded by county officials now has a face, a cartoon trash can created by an East Surry High School student.At a...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

Police Reports

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

April 5th, 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 |  


Priddy, Stone to lead education group

Priddy, Stone to lead education group

DOBSON — The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation has announced two new officers for its board of directors.John Priddy accepted the nomi...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Westfield Ruritans to hold dinner, bing night Saturday

Last month’s evening of food, fun and games was such a success, the Westfield Ruritan Club has decided to do it again.On Saturday evening, the c...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Baseball, softball off to rousing start

Baseball, softball off to rousing start

The East Surry Little League opened its 2017 season in festive fashion Saturday morning, gathering youngster, parents and supporters for a ceremony at...

April 4th, 2017 |  


BizFest set for Thursday

BizFest set for Thursday

Getting firsthand information about different businesses in Surry County normally might require hours of driving around and legwork, but next week the...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Seven locals picked for Governor’s School

Seven locals picked for Governor’s School

Seven Surry County students will receive advanced training during Governor’s School this summer.Three of the students are from North Surry. Then...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Creed to seek sheriff appointment

Creed to seek sheriff appointment

DOBSON — Another employee at the Surry County Sheriff’s Office is tossing his hat in the ring for the top job.On Wednesday Mike Creed, who...

April 3rd, 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 |  


Stone Memorial tourney open for sign-ups

Local golfers are invited to sign up now for a day on the links as the Pinnacle Lions Club hosts its second annual Bill Stone Memorial Golf Tournament...

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 |  


Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

Surry Fiddlers Convention tuning up

DOBSON — The location of the Surry Old-Time Fiddlers Convention is different this year, but organizers say its goal remains the same: to preserv...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 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 |  


All eyes will be on the parade of local youths this Saturday at the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center as the East Surry Little League (ESLL) celebr...

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 |  


ROTC teams do well

ROTC teams do well

The East Surry JROTC Raider team awoke early on a recent Saturday for a trip to Ridgeway, VA, to take part in the Magna Vista VA State Western Region ...

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 |  


Sheriff picks Combs for replacement

DOBSON — As some are jockeying for position to become Surry County’s next sheriff, Graham Atkinson said on Thursday he wants his right-han...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

Surry County could force hook-up for Interstates Water and Sewer District

ELKIN — The Surry County Board of Commissioners will seek input from the public before forcing residents in one water and sewer district to hook...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Outreach Center relying on Saturday fundraiser

Outreach Center relying on Saturday fundraiser

The Pilot Mountain Outreach Center will be relying on its thrift shop to generate some much needed funding this Saturday as it hosts a large-scale yar...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:—A report of larceny was filed on March 22 at 71...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Monetary assistance available for Surry County youth athletics

Application season is open for youth sports leagues seeking funding assistance from the county.Surry County is littered with small youth sports league...

March 25th, 2017 |