Pilot hosting Night Out event

Pilot hosting Night Out event

Area residents are invited to lock their doors, turn on their outside lights and join with neighbors and police, fire and rescue personnel for a night...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 28th, 2017. |  


Police Reports

The following incident/investigation reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department:- A two car collision was reported on Dec. 3 at McDona...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Autumn Leaves attracts large crowds

Autumn Leaves attracts large crowds

“Very cooperative” weather and strong traffic made the second day of the Autumn Leaves Festival a big success.“The craft vendors hav...

October 16th, 2016 |  


Food of the Autumn Leaves Festival

Food of the Autumn Leaves Festival

One of the most popular aspects of the Autumn Leaves Festival is the wide assortment of foods available all along Main Street.The demand was well evid...

October 16th, 2016 |  


Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

The 25th annual Cornshucking Frolic at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm in Pinnacle is approaching and scheduled for Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.A...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

The 25th annual Cornshucking Frolic at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm is approaching and scheduled for Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.According to ...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Paint the Town Pink is coming soon

Paint the Town Pink is coming soon

Paint the Town Pink is the theme for a series of events scheduled for Oct. 8 in Pilot Mountain, as part of the town’s efforts to recognize Octob...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


Duke Slater coming back to Mayberry

Ronnie Schell, the veteran actor who appeared in two episodes of “The Andy Griffith Show” and appeared as a series regular on the spin-off...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


RomaReady holds open house

RomaReady holds open house

Following her retirement from 35-year career in horse training, Jamie Renzi and her husband, Augusto, enrolled in a certificate program at Surry Commu...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Board approves with minimum water billing

Board approves with minimum water billing

The Pilot Mountain board of commissioners unanimously approved a minimum water billing ordinance which will allow customers to disconnect their water ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Mayberry serves as inspiration for book series

Mayberry serves as inspiration for book series

The USA Today bestselling author Susan M. Boyer paid a visit to the Mount Airy Public Library on Thursday afternoon and divulged an interesting fact a...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |  


Artist combines illustration, photography, and writing

Artist combines illustration, photography, and writing

Patricia Rodell, a Pilot Mountain transplant, has found a way to combine three of her passions which include illustration, photography, and writing, i...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Pilot board names Boaz as permanent manager

Pilot board names Boaz as permanent manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s official. Interim Pilot Mountain Town Manager Michael Boaz has been given the title permanently.The Pilot Mountain B...

September 6th, 2016 updated: September 9th, 2016. |  


North American motorcycle tour leads to Mount Airy

North American motorcycle tour leads to Mount Airy

Once given a terminal sentence, John Sharp is enjoying his new lease on life on the back of a bike.After receiving a stage 4 prostate cancer diagnosis...

September 4th, 2016 updated: September 4th, 2016. |  


Mercedes show brings car lovers together

Mercedes show brings car lovers together

Enthusiast of the German made Mercedes-Benz who attended the Mercedes Auto Show at Shelton Vineyards Saturday proclaim that their love of the cars isn...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Ghost tours continue to be major draw at museum

Ghost tours continue to be major draw at museum

Having attempted a wide assortment of downtown tour options, the downtown ghost tours offered by the Mount Airy Regional Museum of History still remai...

August 29th, 2016 |  


100 mile challenge upcoming

100 mile challenge upcoming

A 100 Mile Challenge North Carolina Parks History Hike is scheduled for Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. at Pilot Mountain State Park.The hike is planned to celeb...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Pilot board meets again, but no town manager

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Despite town officials saying a week ago they were expecting to announce a new town manager by now, the Pilot Mountain Board of...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


No answers on sunken car

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It looks like the case of the sunken car will remain a mystery.According to Michael Boaz, interim town manager of Pilot Mountai...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Gibbons’ artwork on display

Gibbons’ artwork on display

Mount Airy school teacher and King resident Aaron Gibbons is seeing some of his artwork on display at the Apple Gallery in Danbury.No stranger to the ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Cory Smith, a Pilot Mountain native and East Surry graduate, is working for the Olympic News Service in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Oly...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Car found in Pilot Mountain pond

Car found in Pilot Mountain pond

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Following heavy rainfall on Aug. 4, two ponds located off of Lola Lane in Pilot Mountain flooded and washed out, creating publi...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Pilot board closes public street

The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners voted to close a public street that is located between two buildings on Davis Street following a public hear...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


Owner: Tire recycling company flourishing

Owner: Tire recycling company flourishing

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Nearly seven months after experiencing a fire at its facility, New River Tire Recycling is going stronger than ever according t...

August 9th, 2016 |  


County schools host culinary institute

County schools host culinary institute

Surry County School nutrition professionals participated in a regional K-12 culinary institute this week at Central Middle School.The institute, which...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Stitchers group donates to charity

Stitchers group donates to charity

The Living Room Stitchers is a group of individuals who enjoy putting their skills to use for the sake of charity. The group meets every Tuesday at 10...

August 8th, 2016 |  


County schools host culinary institute

County schools host culinary institute

Surry County School nutrition professionals participated in a regional K-12 culinary institute this week at Central Middle School.The institute, which...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Rain holds off for night out

Rain holds off for night out

Despite the rainfall that occurred earlier in the day, the National Night Out event hosted by the Pilot Mountain Police Department went down without a...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Library stacks in style

Library stacks in style

Stacking, stacking and more stacking doesn’t begin to describe the activities that transpired in the basement of the Charles H. Stone Memorial L...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Commissioners decline Wi-Fi grant

The Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners held a special meeting July 28 to address a Wi-Fi grant, water meter replacement project contracts, and to e...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Review of town manager applications to begin

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Pilot Mountain commissioners are poring over résumés now for the position of town manager.The end of June was the appl...

July 21st, 2016 |