Apr 132016


Starting Monday April the 18th-22nd HWY 8 will be closed in Southmont just South of Gray Rd. and North of Rosebrair, to thru traffic.
The DOT is requesting that North bound traffic on HWY 8, turn right on Holloway Church Rd. to Parks Rd. left to HWY 47 and HWY 47 back to HWY 8 north to Lexington.
South bound traffic should make a right on to Rockcrusher Rd. to Linwood-Southmont Rd, left back to HWY 8 South.
Mar 212016

cornhole_tournamentCornhole tournament at Southmont Fire Department, Station 56 for a fellow firefighter’s son that is battling a brain tumor; proceeds will go to help with medical expenses. Entry fee will be $10.00 per person, if you have your own boards and bags please bring them.  If you have your own chair please bring it.  It will be a double elimination tournament.

We will be selling hotdogs and hamburgers, drinks and water. There will be NO ALCOHOLIC beverages allowed.  We are also having a 50/50 drawing.  If you would like to make a donation or have any questions please contact Mike Mize at (336)596-5618.

Mar 102016

Southmont Fire Department is now accepting applications for part-time firefighters. Application due date to the department is 24 March 2016 no later that 5:00 pm. Applications can be obtained at Station 56, 11030 NC Hwy 8 Lexington NC,  and it is highly recommended that a resume’ and copies of your certifications be included with your application. Applications have to be hard copy and electronic applications will not be accepted. All applications are to be returned to the Station 56 by the due date attention Chief Everhart.

Applicant requirements:

  • Certified Firefighter II
  • Certified EMT
  • Must be 21 with a Class B License
  • Certified EVD
  • Certified Hazmat


Any applicant who does not have all the above prerequisites will be looked at on a case by case basis.