NEWS


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Love is no trivial pursuit
Daoud to run for newly-drawn Senate District 34

Daoud to run for newly-drawn Senate District 34

EAST BEND — Former NCGOP Sixth District chairman, small business owner in Yadkin County (Huff Funeral Home), and former Lottery Commissioner A.J...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Collision causes vehicle to overturn

Collision causes vehicle to overturn

Officers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the intersection of Beroth Drive and South Stat...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Tractor-trailer fire backs up traffic on I-77 South near Jonesville

Tractor-trailer fire backs up traffic on I-77 South near Jonesville

JONESVILLE — A tractor-trailer fire in the southbound lane of I-77 near the 79-mile marker just south of the Center Road overpass is causing tra...

February 19th, 2018 updated: February 19th, 2018. |  


Yadkin County United Fund to begin funding process for 2019

Yadkin County United Fund Executive Director Tom Kilby has announced that the Yadkin United Fund will begin the funding process for 2019 partnering ag...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Family-friendly pro wrestling returns to Yadkinville for live TV taping

Family-friendly pro wrestling returns to Yadkinville for live TV taping

The Elkin Athletic Association is bringing AML Wrestling back to Yadkinville Elementary School for the third consecutive year. This event is a family-...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Trivette named to Greensboro College Dean’s List

GREENSBORO — Paris DeeAnn Trivette, of Yadkinville, is among 225 students to be named to the dean’s list at Greensboro College for the fal...

February 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Myers signs with Pfeiffer
Foster signs with Brevard College

Foster signs with Brevard College

Forbush High School soccer player, Samantha Foster, signs her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Brevard College starting this fall. At the s...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Rams fall in MVAC championship game

Rams fall in MVAC championship game

BOONVILLE — In the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Championship game, the Starmount Rams hosted Wilkes Central in a game that saw four quart...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

February 15th, 2018 |  


MVAC basketball tournament results

The first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference basketball tournament was held on Friday night. Starmount will host the second and third ro...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Forbush Indoor Track bests competition

WINSTON-SALEM — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field State Championship was held last weekend at the JDL F...

February 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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The Absentee Gardeners
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Mason jar mania
Mason jar mania

Mason jar mania

Growing up in Yadkin County we had Mason jars all over the place. These jars were generally used for the purpose of storing home-canned items such as ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events or church events: Deadline is Monday prior to publication by 5 p.m. One-time events or announcements may be ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


‘The Scarlett O’Hara Complex’ presented by Bleu Moon Productions

NORTH WILKESBORO — The stage comedy, “The Scarlett O’Hara Complex,” will return by popular demand on Feb. 15. Bleu Moon Produc...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

ELKIN — From March 15 through April 28, the Foothills Arts Council will present an extensive group exhibition featuring artists Orna Bentor, Ton...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Learn winter gardening tips in Surry workshop Feb. 26

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a winter gardening workshop on Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot...

February 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


11:08 am |    
The Absentee Gardeners
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Letter to the editor

Mason jar mania

Mason jar mania

Growing up in Yadkin County we had Mason jars all over the place. These jars were generally used for the purpose of storing home-canned items such as ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,We are so grateful to Courtney Volunteer Fire Department for coming to our aid at 4 a.m. Superbowl Sunday. The detached garage with an a...

February 15th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Last October I wrote an article called, “I Hate My Garden” — and I did. I was tired to all its tiresome demands, its unquenchable th...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,The 6 o’clock news doesn’t typically lead off with a feel-good story. Most often, we hear about another shooting in Winston-...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Former Boonville resident, actress, comedian Mamrie Hart publishes second book

Former Boonville resident, actress, comedian Mamrie Hart publishes second book

Searching for a good read can sometimes be overwhelming, especially if you’re like me and you read a lot already for work. By the time you get d...

January 31st, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Howling wind, gray skies, and freezing temperatures have touched me with cabin fever. So when sunny moments arrive I’m dashing outside looking f...

January 26th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Free SBC seminars announced for February

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in February at various locations in S...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Farm Bureau agents honored at annual meeting

Farm Bureau agents honored at annual meeting

The annual meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 3-5, 2017, at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention C...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Unifi announces recipients of inaugural REPREVE Champions of Sustainability Awards

GREENSBORO — To further commemorate its recent milestone of recycling 10 billion bottles, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is pleased to announce the rec...

February 3rd, 2018 |  


Unifi elects PepsiCo North America CEO Albert P. Carey to the Board of Directors

Unifi elects PepsiCo North America CEO Albert P. Carey to the Board of Directors

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, has announced the election of...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


CCC&TI students honored for academic achievement

HUDSON — Community College and Technical Institute, which has campuses in Hudson and Boone, has released its president’s, dean’s and...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Stevensons receive awards

Stevensons receive awards

Hilda Stevenson, certified site manager, and Karl Stevenson, maintenance caretaker, of Collinswood Apartments and Woodrun Apartments in Elkin were rec...

January 26th, 2018 |  


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