Trip abroad

Trip abroad

A group from Yadkin County recently visited Ireland on a trip hosted by the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } ...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Yadkin native serves as Naval instructor

Yadkin native serves as Naval instructor

Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Necessary, from Yadkinville, instructs Ensign Madeline Dulisse, from Jacksonville, on the proper use of an MK-124 sign...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Christmas comes to Fairfield

Christmas comes to Fairfield

Santa is able to talk his elf into taking a break at the Fairfield Inn Saturday as he was checking in on who is being naughty or nice.Families are abl...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Rotary hosts pancake breakfast

Rotary hosts pancake breakfast

The Yadkinville Rotary Club recently held its annual Pancake Breakfast at Yadkinville United Methodist Church. The event is the largest fundraiser of ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Dec. 16• 7:30 p.m., New Birth Worship Center Music Ministry presents “The Joy Of Christmas” concert featuring the Mass and Youth Cho...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Ramalicious: a delectable memorial from the Class of 1970

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s Class of 1970 has created a truly delicious memorial to their class: their very own cookbook.This idea...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Austin Company, Forbush JROTC donate to military personnel

Austin Company, Forbush JROTC donate to military personnel

Yadkin County-based business, Austin Electrical Enclosures, collected a large variety of leftover Halloween candy and toothbrushes for Operation Grati...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

Once again this year, Mountain Valley Hospice is selling holiday memorial ornaments that help support its mission, while honoring loved ones who have ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Community Foundation awards Philanthropist of the Year

Yadkin County Community Foundation awards Philanthropist of the Year

The board of advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation awarded the Philanthropist of the Year award and hosted the annual dinner on Nov. 1 at...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Open Air market approaching

Open Air market approaching

The first weekend in December, the Foothills Arts Council will sponsor an Open Air Art Market with artists, music, food and vendors. The market will b...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Choirs sing For Christmas

Choirs sing For Christmas

The Yadkin Community Chorus will perform Handel’s Messiah on Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Willingham Theater of the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center loca...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Open Air market approaching

Open Air market approaching

The first weekend in December, the Foothills Arts Council will sponsor an Open Air Market with artists, music, food and vendors. The market will be op...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Old-fashioned Christmas coming

Old-fashioned Christmas coming

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Historical Society will welcome the public for its Old Fashioned Christmas Open House on Dec. 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. at ...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Rockford’s 26th annual Candlelight Christmas Dec. 1-2

ROCKFORD — The Rockford Preservation Society Inc. is hosting its 26th annual Candlelight Christmas the evenings of Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 in the hist...

November 23rd, 2016 updated: November 23rd, 2016. |  


How will you spend your Thanksgiving holiday?

How will you spend your Thanksgiving holiday?

Andy Green (Jonesville) “I’ll spend it with family.”Bridget Henderson (Jonesville) “I’ll be cooking and eating and sleep...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Dreamcatcher craft coming

Dreamcatcher craft coming

For this month’s free Creative Craft Cafe at the Elkin Public Library participants will be making dreamcatchers on Monday at 7 p.m. Anyone 16 an...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Award winners honored at luncheon

Award winners honored at luncheon

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit recently hosted winners of the Farm Credit Fresh Perspectives competition. One hundred finalists were selecte...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Preschool students active

Preschool students active

Boonville UMC Preschool students take a field trip to the Boonville Fire Department to learn about fire safety.Boonville UMC Preschool students donate...

November 16th, 2016 updated: November 16th, 2016. |  


SAR welcomes newest members

SAR welcomes newest members

On Saturday at the Cedarbrook Country Club in State Road, the Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution held a meeting where Jordan...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Nov. 11• 4 to 6 p.m., a Veterans Appreciation Supper, sponsored by the Yadkin Baptist Association, will be held at Courtney Baptist Church. All ...

November 10th, 2016 |  


New scholarship endowment supports Yadkin County students

Students from Yadkin and surrounding North Carolina counties have a new opportunity to attend the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, t...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Civitans thank officers

Civitans thank officers

Hilda Carlton, on behalf of the Yadkin Civitan Club, presents special Thank You baskets to the Yadkinville Police Department and the Yadkin County She...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Foundation’s local grantmaking to benefit from November campaign

The Yadkin County Community Foundation has launched a month-long fundraising campaign beginning Nov. 1 to boost local grantmaking.The Chairman’s...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Program helps farmers win donations for local community

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Rural communities are the backbone of America, and now through Nov. 30, eligible farmers in Yadkin County will have the opportu...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Windsors gather for reunion

Windsors gather for reunion

HAMPTONVILLE — The annual Windsor Reunion was held on Sept. 11 at the Historic Old School House at Windsor’s Cross Roads in Yadkin County....

October 28th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Oct. 27• 6 p.m., Domestic Violence Awareness candlelight vigil at First Baptist Church of Yadkinville. Call 336-849-4070 or email yadkindv@yvedd...

October 27th, 2016 |  


East Bend High Class of 1961 reunites

East Bend High Class of 1961 reunites

East Bend High School Class of 1961 reunites. Present at the East Bend High School of 1961’s 55th-year reunion were, seated, Phyllis Barnes (for...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Susan G. Komen Northwest NC community grant request for application (RFA) now released

The promise of Susan G. Komen is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Scaring off hunger in Elkin

Scaring off hunger in Elkin

The Elkin Middle School Beta Club will be doing a service project for the Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry Halloween weekend with a Garden of Terr...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Students walk to school

Students walk to school

Forbush Elementary students participate in a Walk to School event aimed at encouraging students to do more physical activity. .neFileBlock { margin-b...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Let’s keep Yadkin clean and green middle grades art contest

The Yadkin County Beautification Committee is sponsoring an art contest for all Yadkin County students in grades seventh and eighth. One winning artwo...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Calendar

Oct. 20• 6 p.m., a special called meeting will take place at East Bend Town Hall for the board to discuss town personnel.Oct. 22• 11 a.m. ...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Insane Terrain is beauty of trails

Insane Terrain is beauty of trails

The fourth annual Insane Terrain 5K benefiting the Elkin Valley Trails Association will be held this Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Elkin Munic...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County 4-H winners at Dixie Classic Fair

Yadkin County 4-H winners at Dixie Classic Fair

Yadkin County 4-H’er Eli Thomas of East Bend came home with Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer in the Junior Beef Cattle Show at the Dixie Class...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Fire safety day at Forbush Elementary

Fire safety day at Forbush Elementary

Children get an inside look at a fire truck at Fire Safety Day with the Forbush Fire Department at Forbush Elementary School. .neFileBlock { margin-b...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Woolly Worm tour starts in Elkin

Woolly Worm tour starts in Elkin

The Triad Austin Healey Club will hold its annual “Wooly Worm Tour,” this Saturday starting in Elkin. Coordinated by Jon Saylor and his da...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Chorus to begin rehearsals for Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Yadkin Community Chorus will begin rehearsing this week for its annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”“Each year the Ya...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Public invited for groundbreaking ceremony for Business 40

WINSTON-SALEM — Transportation officials and local dignitaries will announce the new name of a 20-mile portion of the historic Business 40 highw...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Elephants take the stage one last time

Elephants take the stage one last time

Residents of Yadkin County and surrounding areas will have a chance to see elephants perform one last time as the Garden Brothers Circus rolls into Ya...

October 14th, 2016 updated: October 14th, 2016. |  


Calendar

Oct. 15• 10 a.m., The Keepers of the Faith Christian girls club for ages 5-18 in Yadkin County meeting will be at New Birth Worship Center, 1033...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Boonville holds inaugural cornhole tournament

Boonville holds inaugural cornhole tournament

BOONVILLE — Saturday’s storms couldn’t dampen the spirits of participants in Boonville’s inaugural Cornhole Tournament. Hoping...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Surry-Yadkin EMC announces temporary rate reduction

DOBSON — Members of Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation will soon notice a difference in their monthly power bills, since lower fuel pr...

October 8th, 2016 |  


YMCA Fit Family 5K registration going on now

Registration is going on now for the YMCA Fit Family 5K, scheduled for Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. The run is intended to help build healthy habits with chi...

October 8th, 2016 |  


Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series announces chef bracket

RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the Carolina’s food, agricu...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Oct. 8• 11 a.m. to noon, fall rabies clinic, $10 shot, cash only, at Grandview Animal Hospital, 6043 Old U.S. 421 Hwy. in East Bend. Bring pet o...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Boonville Class of 1966

Boonville Class of 1966

The Boonville High School Class of 1966 celebrated its 50th reunion at The Depot Restaurant in Dobson on Sept. 17. Those attending were, first row, Wi...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Library News

Voter registration forms, in both English and Spanish, are available at the library. Deadline for voter registration is Oct. 14. One Stop early voting...

October 5th, 2016 updated: October 5th, 2016. |  


Calendar

Oct. 1• 9 to 10 a.m., fall rabies clinic, $10 shot, cash only, at Harmony Heights Animal Hospital, 220 Polly Wood Lane, Yadkinville. Bring pet o...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

The Yadkinville Lions have re-elected Donald Moxley as president for the third year in a row. Bobby Sutton, the Lions secretary, presented Moxley a sp...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 24• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 10th annual Country Quilt Show will take place at Galloway Episcopal Church, 312 W. Main St., Elkin, in conjunct...

September 22nd, 2016 |