Special summer camp starts Monday

The Children’s Center, along with Project Challenge and the Juvenile Mediation and Restorative Justice Center, is hosting a week-long summer cam...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Extension agency welcomes intern

Extension agency welcomes intern

Janeice Leonard of Davidson County will serve as an intern this summer with the Yadkin County Cooperative Extension. Yadkin County was selected to hav...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Music students perform

Music students perform

JONESVILLE — Dorothy Wells’ piano, voice and guitar students at Studio 67 in Jonesville recently presented their spring recital. Each stud...

June 5th, 2017 |  


YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

The Yadkin Valley United Fund has announced the recipients of its Triple C Scholarships for 2017.David Steelman, executive director, said this is the ...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Kathryn Sheffield (Matthews) “Pursue friendships your freshman year, those are the ones that usually last through college. Fully immerse yoursel...

June 1st, 2017 |  


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June 10• 7 p.m., Civitan Music in the Park will be held at Yadkinville Community Park on U.S. 601, with Sound Factory playing country and oldies...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Surry Machining Club donates to Children’s Center

Surry Machining Club donates to Children’s Center

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Machining Club recently donated $500 to the Children’s Center in Dobson. Funds donated were collected...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Girl Scouts awarded scholarship

COLFAX — Four local Girl Scouts have been awarded academic scholarships for their long-term involvement in Girl Scouting and for earning their G...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Now registering youth for free grief camp

MOUNT AIRY — Registration is now underway for Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care’s Brighter Days Children’s Grief Camp. The...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Surry County superintendent honored

Surry County superintendent honored

On May 12, Dr. Travis L. Reeves, superintendent of the Surry County School district in Surry County, was named the Region Five Superintendent of the Y...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

DOBSON — While Surry Community College always offers a wide variety of courses dedicated to providing students with the most complete and well-r...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Stewart to lead YVUF

New officers and board members have been elected for the Yadkin Valley United Fund beginning June 1, according to David Steelman, executive director.O...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering variety of summer camps

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering several summer camps for children of various ages starting in June and July on the college’s ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


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May 27• 3 p.m., The Rockford Preservation Society is holding its annual Memorial Day Service at Rockford Methodist Church and Rockford Baptist C...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew J. Pinter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The ai...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


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May 20• 12:30 p.m., Deep Creek Friends Meeting to host a golf tournament at Silo Run Golf Course. Registration and a free lunch begin at 12:30 p...

May 18th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Students participate in NCFMC Festival at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM — The N.C. Federation of Junior Music Clubs (NCFMC) held a district festival on March 4 at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

DOBSON — Surry Community College instructor Jeff Jones recently brought classroom lessons to life for students enrolled in his BIO 111: General ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s MAC 112: Machining Technology II course recently toured Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) based in ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


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May 6• 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Glenns Chapel Church, 2200 Longtown Road, East Bend, will have a yard sale and fish fry.• 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Garde...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Winners of regional photo contest announced

On April 25, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in May. No advanced regi...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School open house this week

The Yadkin Valley Community School will host an open house Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 240 Standard St. At the open house, families will be able to mee...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

DOBSON — The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Surry Community College recently held the second annual “S...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School will present “Seussical Jr.” on May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


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April 29• 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., spring fling will be held at Deep Creek Baptist with local vendors and crafters. Breakfast for purchase from 7 to 1...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Free pesticide collection day

Davie County will host a free Pesticide Collection Day on May 3. The collection will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Masonic Picnic Grounds, at 201 P...

April 20th, 2017 |  


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April 23-26• Mountain View Baptist Church of Hamptonville will host spring revival with guest speaker, Brother Joel Riley. The Sunday morning se...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Easter egg drop amazes

Easter egg drop amazes

HAMPTONVILLE — Kids of all ages were having an egg-cellent time at the Alpha & Omega Corn Maze on Saturday. The 20-acre agri-tourism center ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


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April 14• 7 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church will present “The Way of the Cross: Walking in the footsteps of Jesus from his trial t...

April 13th, 2017 |  


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April 8• 2 p.m., Community Easter Egg Hunt for children 12 and younger at First Baptist Church, Yadkinville (across from the Dollar General Stor...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Students at Forbush High School have been hard at work all semester preparing for their spring musical. May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditori...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Surry CC hosts Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 4

DOBSON — Surry Community College is highlighting careers in Computer-Integrated Machining, Mechatronics, Engineering Design, Electronics and Wel...

March 29th, 2017 |  


2017 Governor’s School selections announced

RALEIGH — This summer, 670 of North Carolina’s most academically gifted and creative rising high school juniors and seniors will explore c...

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


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March 24• 9 a.m. to noon, job fair at Yadkin Center of Surry Community College with 15 to 20 employers on site recruiting.• 2 to 5 p.m., W...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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March 17• 6 p.m., Bingo benefiting Yadkin County United Fund at the Yadkin Moose Lodge, 1432 Country Club Road, Yadkinville. Doors open at 5 p.m...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Boonville Town Administrator Sarah Harris reads a Dr. Seuss book on the famed author’s birthday with preschoolers at Boonville United Methodist ...

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


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March 10• 7 p.m., Union Grove Baptist Church, 2401 Nebo Road, Yadkinville, will host a gospel concert featuring the LeFevre Quartet. The Boys wi...

March 9th, 2017 |  


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March 27 p.m., the Yadkin County GOP will be having the Annual County Convention at the Yadkin County Courthouse.March 4• 5 p.m., Relay For Life...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


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Feb. 25• 7 to 10 a.m., Courtney Baptist Church and Courtney Ruritan Club are sponsoring their country breakfast at 3341 Courtney Church Road, Ya...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green contest winner

Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green contest winner

The Yadkin County Beautification Committee sponsors an annual art contest for Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. The contest theme is &...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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Feb. 25• 7 to 10 a.m., Courtney Baptist Church and Courtney Ruritan Club are sponsoring their country breakfast at 3341 Courtney Church Road, Ya...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County United Fund funding meeting March 2

All 501(c)(3) organizations wishing to apply for 2018 Funding from Yadkin County United Fund are asked to attend a mandatory application distribution ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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Jan. 31• 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Hidden Dangers at Home, sponsored by NC Cooperative Extension and the Yadkin County Fire Marshal, at the Agricultural ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


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Jan. 14•10 a.m., The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Yadkin County Historical Society will be held at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 E. Hemlock...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Phi Theta Kappa provides support for domestic violence survivors

Phi Theta Kappa provides support for domestic violence survivors

DOBSON — What started at Surry Community College as one society’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) service project turned into a c...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


HVAC Club brightens Christmas for one family

HVAC Club brightens Christmas for one family

DOBSON — Surry Community College students enrolled in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology courses, also known as HVAC, helpe...

December 21st, 2016 |  


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Dec. 16• 6 p.m., Wyo Bible Methodist Church, 3923 Wyo Road, Yadkinville, will present the play “Comfort and Joy.” For more informati...

December 15th, 2016 |