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‘Drawn to Animals’ exhibit to open next month

YADKINVILLE — “Drawn to Animals,” an exhibit of whimsical and colorful paintings of creatures large and small by Winston-Salem’s Fowler Ruffin opens Sept. 4, and runs through the end of October in the Welborn Gallery at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. A reception for the artist will be held at 6 p.m. The public is invited.Ruffin has always loved animals of all sorts, and after providing a home for multiple strays and unwanted creatures, she started painting...

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Forbush grad awarded scholarship

The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority recently selected Ashlyn Vestal as a recipient of a $12,000 Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship. Vestal is a senior at Forbush High School and plans to attend Gardner-Webb University.Vestal is one of 215 students selected to receive a $3,000 scholarship each year for up to four years of study at a participating North Carolina public university or private non-profit college or university. Recipients are from rural, economically ...

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Yadkin County Library News

YADKINVILLE — A knitting class series will be held at the library on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Participants will begin with learning the basic knitting stitches and begin knitting a beginner scarf or beginner dishcloth. Classes are taught by Michelle Spillman of Yadkinville. Knitting classes are free and all materials will be provided. No advanced registration is required.Our NWRL website has added an app for a Summer Reading book club for students and adults to set and tr...

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Yadkin Valley Historical Association hosts conference

WINSTON-SALEM — The Yadkin Valley Historical Association will present its ninth History and Genealogy Fair and Conference on Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem.The theme will be “Genealogy in the 21st Century: Electronic and Digital Tools.”Billy King and Karen Feeney of the Forsyth County Public Library will review database access in the library for software such as Heritage Quest and Ancest...

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Church Calendar

Aug. 3-8• Revival at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.; Aug. 4-8 at 7 p.m.Aug. 16• The Susanna Wesley Circle of Center United Methodist Church will host a steak dinner in honor of Jacob Shore, with all proceeds going to the Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House in Winston Salem, on Au...

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Community Calendar

Aug. 9• The Yadkin Valley Historical Association will present its ninth History and Genealogy Fair and Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem. The theme will be “Genealogy in the 21st Century: Electronic and Digital Tools.” Advanced registration is $20 per person or one person from a history-related organization. It includes lunch and a conference packet. Walk-i...

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Yadkin County 4-H’ers win honors at State 4-H Congress

RALEIGH — Two Yadkin County 4-H’ers received honors during the recent State 4-H Congress. This year’s 4-H Congress, held in Raleigh June 21-24, attracted 541 youth and their adult leaders for activities including presentations on a variety of subjects, leadership and citizenship training, service opportunities, officer elections and more.Andrew Blevins, 10, son of Terry and Alison Blevins of Yadkinville, won a gold medal in contests designed to test 4-H’ers&...

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Shores celebrate 50 years

Carl and Dorothy Shore of Yadkinville celebrated their...

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Gough-Renegar to wed in August

Pete and Robin Gough of Yadkinville announce the...

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Pierce-McGhee exchange vows in Trinity church

Linda Ann Pierce of Trinity and Trenton Dale McGhee of...

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