NEWS


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Yadkin Riverkeepers Tour to take place Saturday
Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

YADKINVILLE — After being worked on for more than a year by automotive students at Surry Community College, Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Christy Ellington promoted to branch librarian in Yadkinville

Christy Ellington promoted to branch librarian in Yadkinville

After joining the Yadkin Public Library 10 years ago as assistant librarian, Christy Ellington has recently been promoted to branch librarian. The new...

August 9th, 2017 |  


4-H Livestock Show showcases local youth

For anyone who is tired of mundane Saturday afternoon chores or the same old thing every Saturday, like yard work, washing the car and cleaning the ho...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Two charged in drug-related case

Two charged in drug-related case

JONESVILLE — On Aug. 7, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a call referencing two suspicious subjects, a male and a female, walki...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County commissioners declares Child Support Awareness Month at monthly meeting

Yadkin County commissioners declares Child Support Awareness Month at monthly meeting

YADKINVILLE — Yadkin County commissioners showed solidarity with their youngest constituents by declaring August 2017 Child Support Awareness Mo...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Courtney gym rebuild to begin

COURTNEY — One local family is raising funds to cover medical expenses incurred after an accident during the tornado clean up in the Courtney co...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local sports briefs

Kids Triathlon slated for Aug. 19SPARTA — The fifth annual Kids Triathlon will be held Aug. 19, beginning at the Duncan Recreation Center pool, ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Wilkes Jamboree scheduled for Aug. 11RONDA — On Aug. 11, East Wilkes High School will be hosting the first Wilkes County High School Football Ja...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Forbush soccer schedule released

Forbush soccer schedule released

EAST BEND — With the fall sports season kicking off in just a few days, the Forbush Falcons soccer team has released its 2017 schedule. The Falc...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Forbush football holds Midnight Madness

Forbush football holds Midnight Madness

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons football team kicked off its contact practice in style on Saturday at 12:01 a.m.The start of midnight madness is...

August 9th, 2017 |  


High school tennis schedules released

The 2017 women’s tennis schedules have been released for Forbush, Starmount, East Wilkes and Elkin. Schedules are subject to change.Forbush tenn...

August 9th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Birth Annoucement
Marshall and Spicer unite in evening ceremony

Marshall and Spicer unite in evening ceremony

Cody Allen Spicer of Hamptonville and Hannah Lindi Marshall of Yadkinville exchanged vows in a 5 p.m. ceremony on July 29 at Fall Creek Baptist Church...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Livengoods celebrate 70 years

Livengoods celebrate 70 years

Jesse Edward and Louise Collins Livengood celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a barbecue luncheon and family gathering July 29 at Hanes Gro...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Public Library news

The 2017 Summer Learning Program has come to an end. We would like to extend a big “Thank You” to Yadkin County United Fund for sponsoring...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Calendar

Aug. 10• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., featuring The Wasnots. T...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Highway Patrol graduation held

CARY — The North Carolina Highway Patrol held its 141st Basic Patrol School graduation Aug. 4, ending 29 weeks of extensive academic and physica...

August 9th, 2017 |  


4-H Livestock Show showcases local youth

For anyone who is tired of mundane Saturday afternoon chores or the same old thing every Saturday, like yard work, washing the car and cleaning the ho...

August 9th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

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Citizens’ Sentiments
Dining adventures on vacation

Dining adventures on vacation

Sweet summertime is finally here and I will soon be dipping my toes in the Atlantic Ocean. My husband thinks my idea of going on vacation is boring, s...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Let them eat cake!

Let them eat cake!

Who doesn’t like cake? I’m sure there are some curmudgeonly souls out there who don’t like cake, but we’ll just look at the br...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,I was extremely disturbed Sunday when my daughter told me about an experience she had while registering my six year old granddaughter fo...

May 26th, 2017 |  


We all scream for ice cream!

We all scream for ice cream!

Warmer temperatures are here so bring on the cool treats. Ice cream is the perfect food to pair with a lovely sunny spring or summer day. Luckily for ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Sharon Brandon (Yadkinville) “I will actually be working on Memorial Day.”Kevin Hege (Yadkinville) “I will be attending the Elkin VF...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Stacks of stones

Stacks of stones

My favorite hiking trail was laid down many hundreds of years ago by the ancient inhabitants of our southwest. These agrarian people, probably numberi...

May 4th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Local business owner meets with legislators

Local business owner meets with legislators

Rid-A-Bug VP/GM Marty Roberts of Hamptonville recently met with Pest Professionals from all across the state to discuss issues affecting the industry....

June 5th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Carolina West Wireless announces successful results in FCC low band spectrum auction

WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, successfully participated in the recent Federal Com...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau Insurance Companies honor local agent

Farm Bureau Insurance Companies honor local agent

Johnny W. Groce, Yadkin County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named 14th among the Top 75 Agents for 2016, by Stev...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for April

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

April 5th, 2017 |