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 |  


DA says drug fight requires team effort

DA says drug fight requires team effort

Surry County District Attorney Ricky Bowman seemed pleased to speak to a group assembled for a meeting of Project Lazarus-Surry about the county’...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: 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 |  


Armfield Center 10K on tap April 15

The Armfield Civic and Recreation Center will be seeking to provide a little relief from spring fever by inviting local runners to lace up their favor...

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 |  


Surry County residents caught in Patrick County drug snare

STUART, Va. — A round of indictments in Patrick County has led to drug charges against 100 people, including several Pilot Mountain- and Mount A...

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 |  


ROTC team brings home trophies, medals

ROTC team brings home trophies, medals

The East Surry High School JROTC Raiders traveled to Harnett Central High School in Angier recently to take part in the school’s annual Raider m...

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 |  


Local man succumbs after burn incident

PILOT MOUNTAIN — An elderly Long Hill man has died from burns he suffered while burning trash Friday.In a unrelated fire over the weekend, a Beu...

March 21st, 2017 updated: 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 |  


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

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 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

Twenty students graduated from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program recently and passed the State Comprehensi...

March 17th, 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 |  


Pancake dinner to benefit ill police officer

Pancake dinner to benefit ill police officer

A pair of local groups will be joining together to host a night of food and fellowship in support of a local police officer suffering from cancer.The ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

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

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 |  


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...

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 |  


Sen. Shirley Randleman seeks Surry County sales tax change

Sen. Shirley Randleman seeks Surry County sales tax change

RALEIGH — A legislator who represents Surry County has filed a bill which could result in $4 million in additional funds for Surry County’...

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 |  


East Surry High School students place third in an Olympiad event

East Surry High School students place third in an Olympiad event

East Surry High School competed in the Regional Science Olympiad at Wake Forest University on Saturday, Feb. 25, placing third in the ecology competit...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Fulk named Ruritan of the Year

Fulk named Ruritan of the Year

The Pilot Mountain Ruritan Club held its annual February meeting and Valentine’s Day Banquet recently at Soppers Restaurant and among several pr...

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 Rurians having Bingo game night

The Westfield Ruritan Club will turn to food, fun and games in an effort to raise funds this Saturday evening as it seeks to continue a tradition of m...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Pancake breakfast rescheduled

Winter weather may have been sparse this year but the single snowy weekend was enough to postpone a fundraiser which Pilot Mountain Boy Scout Troop 54...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:— A two-car collision was reported on Feb. 25 at...

March 7th, 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 |  


Ruritans holding chicken, oyster stew dinner

If the temperatures are warming and a hint of spring is in the air, it must be time for the Pilot Mountain Ruritan Club Chicken and Oyster Stew and Ho...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Pinnacle basketball finishes 42nd season

Pinnacle basketball finishes 42nd season

The Pinnacle Lions Club wrapped up another successful season of its community youth basketball program last weekend, continuing a tradition that is st...

March 1st, 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 |  


Westfield News

Cheyenne Webster’s birthday is March 1. Congratulations! You’re finally a quarter century old. Happy 25th birthday! Wayne and LaWanda want...

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 |  


Surry County commissioners plan to borrow $55 million

Surry County commissioners plan to borrow $55 million

STATE ROAD — County commissioners approved a plan for Surry County to take on $55 million in new debt over three years.Still, the Surry County B...

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 |  


Armfield’s ACC lunch coming soon

With the March 3 return of its ACC Spring Barbecue, the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center will look to continue to build upon what has become a pop...

February 22nd, 2017 |