‘Citizen of the Year’ shocked by award

‘Citizen of the Year’ shocked by award

PILOT MOUNTAIN — With secrecy rivaling any awards telecast, Pilot Mountain Civic Club presented its highest honor, Citizen of the Year, to Deann...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students recently completed several classes. SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification cour...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


College offers viticulture workshop in January

College offers viticulture workshop in January

Surry Community College is offering a viticulture pruning workshop on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The class will provide participants with ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


County school board holds recognitions

County school board holds recognitions

DOBSON — Surry County Schools honored several of its educators this month for excelling in their fields.The December meeting of the county Board...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

My wish for you this Christmas season is for good health and happiness all year. Merry Christmas!Elizabeth Cartwright graduated from Queens University...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Police repots

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• An incident/investigation report was filed on Dec. 1 ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Pilot lifts ‘Boil water advisory’

Pilot lifts ‘Boil water advisory’

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A boil water advisory placed on the town’s water supply following Monday’s water line break near East Surry High Sc...

December 20th, 2017 updated: December 20th, 2017. |  


Pilot water back on, under boil notice

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Monday’s water line break near East Surry High School has been repaired, according to town manager Michael Boaz. The repa...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Dozens of volunteers descended on Walmart Tuesday morning to help needy children this holiday season.The Surry County Sheriff’s Office was joine...

December 19th, 2017 |  


County schools talk HVAC, gas needs

County schools talk HVAC, gas needs

DOBSON — Surry County Schools has put one special project on the back burner in order to take care of an urgent need at a middle school.The coun...

December 19th, 2017 |  


County schools hold science fair

County schools hold science fair

Meadowview Magnet Middle School hosted the system-wide Surry County District Science Fair recently, with several Pilot Mountain area students faring w...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Computer, tech classes begin in January

Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin counties.Comput...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Pilot homes without water Monday night

Pilot homes without water Monday night

Pilot Mountain maintenance crews spent several hours on Monday evening fixing a cracked water pipe outside East Surry High School.A number of homes lo...

December 18th, 2017 updated: December 19th, 2017. |  


County schools talk HVAC, gas needs

County schools talk HVAC, gas needs

DOBSON — Surry County Schools has put one special project on the back burner in order to take care of an urgent need at a middle school.The coun...

December 14th, 2017 |  


County sidesteps school name change

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners brought back a school issue that came up a month ago.When the commissioners met in Mount Airy i...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Missing man found safe after 4-hour search

Missing man found safe after 4-hour search

A Silver Alert case on Wednesday had a happy ending for those involved — but not before some anxious moments.Searchers found 73-year-old Robert ...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Westfield News

The December snow fall was magical! It was a country side of enchantment and then it was gone. Share your blessings.Brown Mountain Baptist Church has ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Veteran Park lights up for Christmas

Veteran Park lights up for Christmas

From now until the night of Christmas Eve, American Legion Post #123 in Mount Airy is turning Veterans Memorial Park into a holiday walking trail of l...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Zoning discussion snags on mobile homes

Zoning discussion snags on mobile homes

Members of the Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners said on Thursday they would like to see a reduction in the number of residential categories in th...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain facing millions in sewer, water needs

Pilot Mountain facing millions in sewer, water needs

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two engineers from McGill Associates made the second of two presentations to the Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners last wee...

December 12th, 2017 |  


SCC pottery students to sell their wares

SCC pottery students to sell their wares

The Surry Community College Clay Club is holding a pottery sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 11 and 12.The sale is open to the publi...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Surry Community Aktion Club wins at convention

Surry Community Aktion Club wins at convention

DOBSON — The Creating Successful Learners Aktion Club at Surry Community College recently attended the 2017 Carolinas Aktion Club Convention in ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Course to examine the world since 1945

Course to examine the world since 1945

Among the offerings for the spring semester at Surry Community College the social science course HIS 163: The World Since 1945, led by Instructor Drew...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Fifth graders walk to school

Fifth graders walk to school

Pilot Mountain Elementary School participated in the Walk to School Event recently.Parents of fifth grade students dropped their children off at the c...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

VFW Auxiliary to Post 9436 is selling nuts. Anyone that would like to purchase beautiful large pecans may call Margie Nichols at 336-351-3413. Items a...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

Police Reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A Department of Motor Vehicles report filed on Nov. 29 reports a coll...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Fire department collecting toys

Fire department collecting toys

The Westfield Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its second annual community toy drive from now through Dec. 23, collecting new toys which will then...

December 6th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Ushering in the holiday season

Ushering in the holiday season

Pilot Mountain celebrated the holiday season Saturday evening with its 47th annual Christmas parade, preceded by the lighting of the town’s Chri...

December 6th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


NWRL Transformation Traveling Photography Exhibit on display

The 2017 Transformation Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit is on display at the Jonesville Public Library during the month of...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Seniors need Santa, too

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Town commissioners get things done

Town commissioners get things done

The Pilot Mountain commissioners were getting things done Monday night. After getting the consent agenda and board and committee reports behind them, ...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


SCC students visit O’Keeffe exhibit

SCC students visit O’Keeffe exhibit

Surry Community College Associate in Fine Arts and Art Appreciation students recently visited the Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern exhibition at ...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy wedding anniversary to Mary and Don Romine! Mary got beautiful red roses for every year they have been married. Thirteen roses and 13 fabulous y...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Police reports

Police reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• A North Carolina Uniform Citations was issued on Nov. 22 to James Hen...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Tree lighting ceremony is Saturday

Tree lighting ceremony is Saturday

The sights and sounds of Christmas will fill Main Street on Saturday evening, beginning at 5:30 with the traditional tree lighting at Pilot Mountain T...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Surry Community hosts student art show on Nov. 30

Surry Community hosts student art show on Nov. 30

DOBSON — Surry Community College students enrolled in Fine Arts in Visual Arts classes along with the Graphic Design students will exhibit their...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Deck the Halls fills the streets

Deck the Halls fills the streets

The third annual Deck the Halls in Pilot Mountain event proved to be quite the attraction Saturday, drawing Christmas shoppers, their families and oth...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Police Reports

Police Reports

• An incident/investigation report was filed on Aug. 1 reporting possession of a firearm by a felon at 126 W. Main St., Pilot Mountain.• A...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Students have Halloween fun

Students have Halloween fun

As the calendar passes Thanksgiving and moves on to Christmas, the folks at Shoals Elementary School invites everyone to take a quick look back at Hal...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Antiques on Parade’ yields surprises

‘Antiques on Parade’ yields surprises

DOBSON — “Then you get the Roadshow to sell it.”Those were the words from Todd Leinbach, of Leinbach Auction and Realty in Clemmons....

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Cops and Kids campaign launched

Cops and Kids campaign launched

It’s every kid’s fantasy: going into a department store and being able to select toys and other merchandise for free.But that dream will b...

November 21st, 2017 |  


IRS probes Pilot business

IRS probes Pilot business

The Pilot Mountain Police Department last week assisted the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with a federal agent investigation at the premises of A Plu...

November 20th, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Candlelight Christmas around the corner

Candlelight Christmas around the corner

ROCKFORD — With Thanksgiving just a few days away, an annual Christmas tradition is just around the corner in the Historic Village of Rockford.O...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

On Saturday, Nov. 18, everyone is invited to Westfield Friends Meeting to the Thanksgiving community meal/celebration beginning at 5 p.m. with music p...

November 15th, 2017 |  


First Vintage Market a big hit

First Vintage Market a big hit

The chill of fall only enhanced Saturday’s downtown Pilot Mountain street festival as the local business A Vintage View partnered with the Pilot...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Police reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:• An incident/ investigation report was filed on Nov. 11 regarding R...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SCC hosts 6th annual wine symposium

SCC hosts 6th annual wine symposium

The Sixth-Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium took place last week on the campus of Surry Community College at The Shelton-Badgett NC ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Pilot students visit Horne Creek

Pilot students visit Horne Creek

Pilot Mountain Elementary School kindergarten students recently took a trip to Horne Creek Farm in Pinnacle to learn how farmers lived a century ago.T...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Paralegal Club hosts blood drive

Paralegal Club hosts blood drive

When tragedy strikes the nation, one of the most frequently recommended ways to contribute to recovery is to donate blood.“In fact, approximatel...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Shoals kindergartners visit fire dept.

Shoals kindergartners visit fire dept.

Kindergarten students from Shoals Elementary School recently visited the Shoals Volunteer Fire Department.While there, the students had a chance to le...

November 8th, 2017 |