Shoals Elementary students selected for North Carolina Elementary Honors Chorus

Shoals Elementary students selected for North Carolina Elementary Honors Chorus

The North Carolina Elementary Honors Chorus is a group of approximately 150 auditioned students from across the state. Students work with their music ...

October 10th, 2015 |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN —With more than 40 venues across North Carolina, seasonal haunted attractions have become increasingly popular over the past deca...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Rains dampen season’s final cruise-in

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Expectations were high for last Friday night’s annual downtown race car display, which was to be followed on Saturday by ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Church marks 100 years

Church marks 100 years

Simmons Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the church on Sunday, Oct. 11.The special service will begin at 10:30 a.m. w...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain VFW Auxiliary serves veterans

Pilot Mountain VFW Auxiliary serves veterans

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On Sept. 19 several VFW Auxiliary members attended the 11th district semi-annual bingo and pizza party at the Salisbury VA Medi...

October 6th, 2015 |  


East Surry student attends Girls Nation

East Surry student attends Girls Nation

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Bethany Hewett is a senior at East Surry High School. She attended North Carolina’s 2015 Tar Heel Girls State program thi...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Memorial 5k celebrates Pettitt’s 18th birthday

Memorial 5k celebrates Pettitt’s 18th birthday

PINNACLE — The Jacob Pettitt Memorial 5k will be held on Nov. 7. Planned for the day after his 18th birthday, the race serves as a celebration o...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Cornshucking frolic at Horne Creek set for Oct. 17

PINNACLE — It’s time to celebrate the autumn harvest and the end of the agricultural year; therefore, on Oct. 17, Horne Creek Living Histo...

October 6th, 2015 |  


VFW Auxiliary opens membership to men

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America, at their most recent national convention, made major changes on t...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Fall bulk item pick up scheduled

The Town of Pilot Mountain will be conducting a bulk item pick-up on Oct. 16, according to the town’s website. The pick-up is for white goods on...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Football Fest provides fun with a message

Football Fest provides fun with a message

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The atmosphere was festive at Saturday’s W82TXT Gage Edwards Football Fest, but never far from the surface was the messag...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Community happenings

• Oct. 7-10, 7 p.m., Old Siloam Church, 189 Hardy Road, Siloam. Praying for a revival with guest speaker Joe Lambert. Special singing nightly. E...

October 5th, 2015 |  


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 |  


Local business owners target of $60 million suit

A hearing is scheduled for Friday in a Tennessee courtroom in a defamation case seeking $60 million in damages against two Pilot Mountain business own...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Alliance Insurance Services recognized for Best Practices

PILOT MOUNTAIN – Alliance Insurance Services is part of a group of independent insurance agencies from around the country selected to participat...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN — Saturday dawned into a rainy overcast, but this didn’t stop the East Surry JROTC Raiders from using their endurance, team...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Westfield hoists the flag

Westfield hoists the flag

As the Westfield Flag Corp, these responsible 5th grade students respectfully raise and lower the flag at Westfield Elementary everyday. Pictured from...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Blood drives

The American Red Cross announces the following dates for blood drives.• October 1, 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Franklin Elementary School blood drive. 727...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Grand opening set at Foothills Hardware

Grand opening set at Foothills Hardware

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Foothills Hardware and Building Supplies is holding a grand opening event on Oct.1.Previously called Discount Builders Supply, ...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Surry Count Schools golf tournament held

Surry Count Schools golf tournament held

The annual golf tournament is a fund raiser for the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. Each school sponsors a team to represent their school...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Mount Pilot Now celebrates another season of cruise-ins

Mount Pilot Now celebrates another season of cruise-ins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain’s last Hot Nights, Hot Cars cruise-in of the season will be a two-day affair. On October 2 the show will h...

September 29th, 2015 updated: September 29th, 2015. |  


Workshop on High Tunnel Greenhouses for Season Extension to be offered at Pilot Center

DOBSON — High tunnel greenhouses for season extension will be discussed in a workshop held on Oct. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 E...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Commissioners appoint interim manager

Commissioners appoint interim manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners have met three times in the past week. The primary purpose of the extra meetings has ...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain looks for new manager

Pilot Mountain looks for new manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In a special meeting of the Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners on September 23, Ronald Niland, President of All American Ass...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Plans announced for “Race Car Friday Night on Main”

Plans announced for “Race Car Friday Night on Main”

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Not content to rest on the success of its popular “Hot Nights and Hot Cars” cruise-in series, the Mount Pilot Now g...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Cline works to prevent tragedies

Cline works to prevent tragedies

PILOT MOUNTAIN —The loss of a child is never forgotten, and finding the strength to make the loss meaningful is challenging. Less than a year af...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Westfield VFD to host “Team Deborah” benefit

WESTFIELD — Members of the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department and their families will be hosting a busy day of activities on Saturday as they s...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Community happenings

• Sept. 24 – 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Pilot Mountain State Park, Hawk Watch on the Mountain. Help Park Rangers celebrate Take A Child Outside...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


VFW announces essay contest winner

VFW announces essay contest winner

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Gabrielle Resnick, Buddy Poppy Queen for Pilot Mtn. Post 9436 and VFW Auxiliary, presented her essay titled “Why It’...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Letter to Editor

In the Pilot Mountain’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting held on September 14, 2015 I was not only shocked by the motion to enter closed se...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


Boy Scout finalizing names for East Surry memorial

PILOT MOUNTAIN – Boy Scout Devon Goble is finalizing the initial list of names set to appear on the memorial honoring students who died while at...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Outreach center adjusting to cuts in food supply

Outreach center adjusting to cuts in food supply

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Faced with a cut in the quantity of federally funded foods it will be receiving, the Pilot Mountain Outreach Center has announc...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


Armfield concert to be homecoming for Green

Armfield concert to be homecoming for Green

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain native Lacy Green will be taking a break from her schedule as a Nashville song writer, performer and recording a...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


College Fair at SCC Showcases Educational Opportunities

College Fair at SCC Showcases Educational Opportunities

DOBSON — Area high school juniors and seniors participated in a College Fair on Sept. 21, at Surry Community College, which is an event designed...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain appoints finance officer

Pilot Mountain appoints finance officer

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners reconvened on Friday to complete the agenda items that were not discussed after firin...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain appoints finance officer

Pilot Mountain appoints finance officer

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners reconvened on Friday to complete the agenda items that were not discussed after firin...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Library supporters forming Friends group

Library supporters forming Friends group

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Charles Stone Memorial Library has faced multiple budget cuts over the past couple years. There has been outspoken communit...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Storyteller hosts “Tales for Grown Ups” at Stone Library

Storyteller hosts “Tales for Grown Ups” at Stone Library

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Storyteller Terri Ingalls visited the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library Thursday evening hosting an evening of “Tales for...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Large watermelon brightens summer for Hill

Large watermelon brightens summer for Hill

WESTFIELD — Opal Hill has lived in and been a part of the South Westfield community for 43 years. This year, sparked in part by a surprise water...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain hosts 42nd annual Hawk Watch

Pilot Mountain hosts 42nd annual Hawk Watch

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Audubon Society of Forsyth County has begun its annual Hawk Watch at Pilot Mountain State Park. The three-week event provid...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Constitution Day Jubilee rally draws 100 folks

Constitution Day Jubilee rally draws 100 folks

PINNACLE — The wet ground and overcast sky did not stop more than 100 interested citizens from gathering on Saturday for the NC Constitution Day...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Prescribed burn postponed at park

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A prescribed burn that was planned Monday at Pilot Mountain State Park has been postponed, and could be held later this week in...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain model for science fiction novel?

Pilot Mountain model for science fiction novel?

Jules Verne’s “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” figures prominently in the current bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winning novel...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Pilot Mountain fires manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners fired Town Manager Amanda Reid Monday night, without having filled the finance office...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Blood drives

The American Red Cross announces the following dates for blood drives.• Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Northern Hospital of Surry Blood Drive, 830...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Health Department Scores

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


Family comes together for “Cousins Gathering”

Family comes together for “Cousins Gathering”

WESTFIELD — The children and relatives of Otto and Mannie Young came together at the Rock House Ruritan Community Center Sunday afternoon for a ...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Extreme Weekend combines faith with adventure

Extreme Weekend combines faith with adventure

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mountain Top Youth Camp will be hosting its annual Extreme Weekend on Sept. 25-27. Open to ages 18 and up, the event attracts t...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Constitution Day rally focuses on religious liberty

PINNACLE — NC Constitution Day Jubilee will be held on Septe. 12. The one-day event will host numerous guest speakers, music, and food vendors.T...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Extreme Weekend combines faith with adventure

Extreme Weekend combines faith with adventure

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mountain Top Youth Camp will be hosting its annual Extreme Weekend on Sept. 25-27. Open to ages 18 and up, the event attracts t...

September 9th, 2015 |