Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A local holiday attraction, put on by one family and drawing hundreds to the area each year, is coming to a “sad close.&#...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Stanleys celebrate 60 years

Stanleys celebrate 60 years

Charles and Shirley Stanley of Dobson, N.C., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Dec. 22. They were married on Dec. 22, 1956, at th...

December 24th, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

But to those who did accept the WordHe gave power to be children of God,Who were born not from human stock or human desire or human willBut from God H...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Whip it, whip it good

Whip it, whip it good

Dire predictions of a Christmas season of topless desserts have so far proven unfounded.The Washington Post reported Thursday on an industry-wide shor...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Support for domestic violence survivors

Support for domestic violence survivors

DOBSON — It began in October, at Surry Community College withone society’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month service project turned.That t...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Author visits local schools

Author visits local schools

A nationally known author made three stops in Surry County Schools in the past week to visit students.North Carolina author Barbara O’Connor vis...

December 20th, 2016 |  


The holidays can be challenging

The holidays can be challenging

December swirls by with party after party after potluck dinner after family gathering in a whirlwind of sausage balls, cheese balls, bourbon balls and...

December 14th, 2016 |  


As always, Pilot parade delights

As always, Pilot parade delights

PILOT MOUNTAIN — While other parades may have gotten a little more fanfare, few kicked up more enthusiasm as the one held recently in Pilot Moun...

December 11th, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John: John The Baptist

Prologue to the Gospel of John: John The Baptist

A man came, he was sent by God.His name was John.He came as a witness,to bear witness to the light,so that everyone might believethrough him.He was no...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Now bring us some figgy pudding

Now bring us some figgy pudding

“Now bring us some figgy pudding. And bring some right here.” The latter verses of “I wish you a Merry Christmas” are about al...

December 7th, 2016 |