Johnson moves on up

Trey Johnson’s career came full circle when it was announced he would return to Wofford as the offensive line coach. It was announced on January 26 by Wofford University Media Relations that Johnson would join […]

High School Basketball

Cards drop fourth straight

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Two very different teams are trending in two very different directions after Tuesday night. Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (15-3) won its 11th straight game with a 68-52 victory over East Surry. The Phoenix, […]


Victoria Cox from Surry County Health Department visited with Pilot Mountain Middle School students recently and provided them with information about proper hygiene. The students also received a bag of hygiene supplies during her visit. […]

High School Soccer

Five make All-Region

For the second year in a row, both Surry Central and North Surry qualified for the NCHSAA 2A state soccer playoffs last November. While the Greyhounds were just happy to be there, having finished third […]


Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Nicolas A. Reynolds, age 36, a white male who is wanted on probation violations and is on probation […]



The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell, fiction Darker by E.L. James, fiction The Vietnam War by Ken […]

High School Wrestling

Bears get one for the thumb

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The 2017-18 Northwest 1A Conference wrestling season was down to its final two hours, and things weren’t starting off well for the four-time defending conference champions. East Surry, the host school for […]