Yadkin County library news

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Yadkin County Public Library, a member of NWRL, joins with the American Library Association and p...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Stink bugs moving indoors

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an introduced Asian species that should not be confused with our many native stink bug species, which do not ...

September 28th, 2017 |  


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September 28th, 2017 |  


Women’s Christian Conference to be held in North Wilkesboro

NORTH WILKESBORO — Being able to organize and host a women’s conference has been a dream of Kristee Huffman, a former Wilkes County reside...

September 26th, 2017 |  


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September 21st, 2017 |  


YMCA executive appointed to North Carolina Childcare Commission

YMCA executive appointed to North Carolina Childcare Commission

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced that Kim McClure has been appointed to the North Carolina Child Care Commission.The NC Child Care Commi...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County library news

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Yadkin County Public Library, a member of NWRL, joins with the American Library Association and p...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Youth show livestock in annual event

Youth show livestock in annual event

As summer comes to a close, the weather starts to cool down children return to school so begins the season of harvest, fairs and livestock shows. Many...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 14th, 2017. |  


Zachary appointed to N.C. Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission

RALEIGH — Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee has appointed Judge Valerie Zachary to the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Comm...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Head Start enrollment open

Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Inc. is accepting enrollment for openings in Yadkin County Head Start.The childcare is provided at no cost...

September 12th, 2017 |  


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September 12th, 2017 |  


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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 ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Library card sign-up month observed

September is Library Card Sign-up Month — a time when libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important scho...

September 6th, 2017 |  


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September 4th, 2017 updated: September 7th, 2017. |  


Upgrades to Swaim playground complete

Yadkin County has completed the grant project at the Yadkin County Park’s Daniel Swaim Playground. A $41,580 grant from the North Carolina Parks...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Fall Creek Fire Department celebrates 50 years

Fall Creek Fire Department celebrates 50 years

The Fall Creek Fire Department celebrated its 50th year of service earlier this year. The fire department is a staple in the Fall Creek community with...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Wildlife Commission presents young anglers with lifetime licenses

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop and the N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited, presented two young angle...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for September

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

August 30th, 2017 |  


Surry CC’s Williams receives family nurse practitioner licensure

Surry CC’s Williams receives family nurse practitioner licensure

DOBSON — Kiena Williams, a nurse educator at Surry Community College, recently passed the national certification and licensure examination to ob...

August 30th, 2017 |  


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August 29th, 2017 updated: August 29th, 2017. |  


Preparing a disaster kit

Hurricane season is here and the time to prepare is now. There is always a possibility of power outages due to natural disasters, so take the time to ...

August 24th, 2017 |  


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August 24th, 2017 |  


Youth livestock clinic held

Youth livestock clinic held

The Yadkin-Davie Livestock Association and 4-H recently sponsored a sheep and goat educational clinic for local youth in Yadkin and Davie counties.Twe...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Johnson serves as House page

RALEIGH — Kurtis Johnson, a student at Yadkin Success Academy, recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. He was...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Library news

We are having our book sale again. Popular “fill a bag” deals are back: fill a plastic bag for $2 or a paper bag for $5. Hardback books ar...

August 17th, 2017 |  


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August 17th, 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 |  


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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 |  


2017 Yadkin Farm Bureau scholarship recipients recognized

2017 Yadkin Farm Bureau scholarship recipients recognized

During Yadkin County Farm Bureau’s recent Legislative Appreciation Dinner at the Yadkin County Agriculture Center, the 2017 Yadkin County Farm B...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


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Aug. 4• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, port-a-pit chicken fundraiser at Yadkinville United Methodist Church to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice. Tickets are $...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley History Fair will be Aug. 12

The 2017 Yadkin Valley History and Genealogy Fair and Conference will be held on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207...

July 27th, 2017 |  


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July 29• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.• Noon to 8 p.m...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $7,000 in local grants and scholarships

Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $7,000 in local grants and scholarships

YADKINVILLE — The board of advisors of the Yakin County Community Foundation announced $7,440 in local grants and scholarship awards from its co...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Storms roll through the area

Storms roll through the area

Emily Kaplan shared this shot of a storm rolling across the East Bend area of Yadkin County Tuesday afternoon. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Yesteryear

Yadkin Yesteryear

Frank Steelman Sr. and David Steelman in a truck from Boonville get ready for the 100th birthday of Yadkin County parade circa 1950. If you have old p...

July 13th, 2017 |  


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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 |  


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 |  


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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 |  


Yadkin County 4-H member attends 2017 Citizenship North Carolina Focus

Yadkin County 4-H member attends 2017 Citizenship North Carolina Focus

A Yadkin County 4-H member attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh. The Yadkin County delegation returned home from t...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Public input sought on Hanging Rock State Park

The state of North Carolina is seeking public comment on plans for the expansion of Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County. The state recently acqui...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College wine featured at state wine caucus

Surry Community College wine featured at state wine caucus

DOBSON — Representatives of Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program were invited to pour wine during the N.C. Wine &...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


SCC golf tournament nets $1 million

SCC golf tournament nets $1 million

MOUNT AIRY — The 21st annual Woltz-Harold Surry Community College Foundation Golf Tournament held on May 18 landed on an absolutely gorgeous sun...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Ride raises $10K for regional library

The Northwestern Regional Library sponsored the sixth annual Freeborne’s Ride for Readers on June 10. More than $10,000 was raised that will hel...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Harris graduates from Rural Economic Development Institute

Harris graduates from Rural Economic Development Institute

Sarah Harris of the town of Boonville graduated in May from the Rural Economic Development Institute (REDI), an intensive, three-month training progra...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Wildlife in North Carolina magazine photo competition open until Sept. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 13th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p....

June 9th, 2017 |  


Ride benefiting libraries set for Saturday

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on Saturday. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wi...

June 8th, 2017 |