NEWS


2:06 pm |    
Teen faces charges of theft

Yadkin Valley Community School enrollment now open

ELKIN — The Yadkin Valley Community School is ready to begin its third year. One change for the upcoming year is the addition of Lisa Freeman to...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Commissioners to attend conference in July

A public hearing took place at Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners in regard to the rezoning of a property at 2545 Hoots Road, r...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Youth to stage production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Youth to stage production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

“A tale as old as time” will be shared by a young generation of thespians later this month. The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center’s summer...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Foothills Theatre to perform ‘9 to 5’

Foothills Theatre to perform ‘9 to 5’

Performers from Yadkin and Surry counties put their employment experience to use as well as their acting capability in the Foothills Theatre’s s...

July 18th, 2017 |  


BREAKING Update: Fire closes portion of Hwy. 67 at Wiseman’s Crossroads

BREAKING Update: Fire closes portion of Hwy. 67 at Wiseman’s Crossroads

FALL CREEK — N.C. 67 near Wiseman’s Crossroads is expected to remain closed for several more hours as firefighters continue to work at the...

July 17th, 2017 updated: July 17th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Local sports briefs

Elite baseball coming to Yadkin CountyYADKINVILLE — Two well-established travel teams are looking to add up to two additional players that can c...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County 10U All-Stars named state champions

Yadkin County 10U All-Stars named state champions

EAST BEND — Yadkin County All-Stars won the 10U Cal Ripken State Tournament hosted at Fall Creek Elementary School last week. The team started w...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Forbush football schedule released

Forbush football schedule released

EAST BEND — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Forbush High School. Last season the Falcons held an overall record of 5-6 and a co...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount football schedule released

Starmount football schedule released

BOONVILLE — The 2017 football schedule has been released for Starmount High School. Last season the Rams held an overall record of 2-10 and a co...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Elite baseball coming to Yadkin CountyYADKINVILLE — Two well-established travel teams are looking to add up to two additional players that can c...

July 6th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


11:31 am |    
Yadkin Yesteryear

Calendar

July 16• 10 a.m., New Birth Worship Center (NBWC), 1033 Newbirth Drive, East Bend, will celebrate its pastor, Dr. James L.E. Hunt, and First Lad...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Surry CC recognized by NC Department of Environmental Quality

Surry CC recognized by NC Department of Environmental Quality

DOBSON — Surry Community College was recently recognized by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Environmental Assistan...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Kiger graduates from Airforce basic training

Kiger graduates from Airforce basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Ashlea L. Kiger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni...

July 5th, 2017 |  


North Wilkesboro, Wake Forest Baptist announce completion of agreement to lease Wilkes Regional Medical Center

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals Saturday, as the Board of Comm...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Project Linus seeks volunteers, donations

Recently launched, Project Linus of Yadkin County provides new handmade blankets to children in the community who are sick, homeless, bereaved, abused...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Calendar

July 7-8• 6:30 p.m., 10 a.m., New Birth Worship Center (NBWC) will hold a two-day Women’s Conference with praise and worship service led b...

June 29th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:12 pm |    
Citizens’ Sentiments
2:23 pm |    
Let them eat cake!

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 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Jeff Eads (Yadkinville) “I’m a big supporter of Goodwill, NPR and The Sierra Club.”Lisa Hughes (Yadkinville) “I think my favor...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Tiny men and other things

Tiny men and other things

For years I’ve missed out on something that as a child I loved dearly. Perhaps this started in my mid-teens, when it wasn’t cool to apprec...

April 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Greystone joins forces with LifeStore Insurance

Greystone joins forces with LifeStore Insurance

Greystone Insurance has joined forces with LifeStore Insurance, which is part of LifeStore Financial Group.“We are very excited to add Greystone...

March 28th, 2017 |  


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