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Women’s Sports: Beating the stereotype

Women’s Sports: Beating the stereotype

When you turn on the TV, is it often you see a women’s basketball game? A college softball game? It seems men’s sports dominate any sports...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Candlelight vigil held for Domestic Violence Awareness

Candlelight vigil held for Domestic Violence Awareness

The silence of the sanctuary was a feeling as much as a sound Thursday evening as survivors and supporters gathered at the Yadkinville United Methodis...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Chuck Wagon Gang coming to Boonville

BOONVILLE — The four original members of the Chuck Wagon Gang may not have known what a legacy and tradition they started when D.P. “Dad&#...

October 10th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

BOONVILLE — The cause of a house fire that left a Boonville family displaced on Oct. 4 remains under investigation this week. John and Rita Howe...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Pioneer bringing presence to Yadkin

Pioneer bringing presence to Yadkin

Pioneer Technology Group broke ground on a new facility to be constructed in Yadkinville Oct. 5.The Yadkin County Economic Development Partnership has...

October 9th, 2017 |  


A great start to a groundbreaking season

A great start to a groundbreaking season

The Forbush High School women’s tennis team has had an exceptional season so far. With just a few weeks into conference play, the Lady Falcons h...

October 5th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams football team took on the East Wilkes Cardinals on Friday night in Boonville in front of a packed crowd. East Wil...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount soccer shuts down Elkin, 9-0

Starmount soccer shuts down Elkin, 9-0

BOONVILLE — Starmount soccer continued its mercy rule run through the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference on Wednesday afternoon. The Rams hoste...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount sweeps East Wilkes

Starmount sweeps East Wilkes

RONDA — The Starmount Rams volleyball team continued its successful Mountain Valley Athletic Conference winning streak with a 3-0 win over East ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs

Starmount to hold Ram Jam basketball campBOONVILLE — Starmount High School will be hosting a basketball camp on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Boy...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Homer and Rosa Wilhelm celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married Sept. 28, 1957.Their children, Rod and Bethany Lowder, K...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Homer and Rosa Wilhelm celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married Sept. 28, 1957.Their children, Rod and Bethany Lowder, K...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Farmers ahead, share the road

Farmers ahead, share the road

YADKINVILLE — With harvest time upon us, you will start seeing more large and slow moving farm equipment on the highways and roads around Yadkin...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Dance, photography highlight clean water

Dance, photography highlight clean water

The Yadkin River has been a source of life for the people in its valley for hundreds of years, and celebrating that life force comes in many forms. Wh...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Richmond Hill gets donation before final open house

Richmond Hill gets donation before final open house

Historic Richmond Hill Law School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, East Bend, is the recipient of six 1840 maple/hickory dining ta...

October 12th, 2017 |  


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 ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

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Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

To the editor,Citizens of the Yadkinville area have much to be proud of; the activities of the Arts Council, Unifi’s modern manufacturing facili...

August 17th, 2017 |  


SECU Hospice Home reminds of opportunities available

SECU Hospice Home reminds of opportunities available

As Mountain Valley Hospice begins to welcome guests at the SECU Hospice Home in Yadkinville, I cannot help but consider the several individuals I know...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Abby Hardy (East Bend) “I’ll be playing softball for my travel team, Carolina Xtreme. I play catcher.” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom...

June 28th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


The Resource open in Yadkinville

The Resource open in Yadkinville

Todd Freeman, branch manager of The Resource in Yadkinville, welcomes those attending last week’s ribbon cutting.Kathy Hartung, CEO of The Resou...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Home Acres Fine Furniture recently opened expanded sale floor space with two new showrooms at its Hamptonville location. The store has its third annua...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Curves International celebrating 25 years

Curves International celebrating 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, Curves International opened its doors to women looking for a place to workout among their own, and now it is one of the largest...

September 21st, 2017 |  


North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

GREENSBORO — The North Carolina Zoo has awarded Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) its 2017 Paw of Approval, which highlights the company’s commitmen...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital named 2017 Most Wired

For the third consecutive year, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned Most Wired status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information...

July 25th, 2017 |