Snow day baking

Snow day baking

It really looked a lot like winter this weekend. I confess I have mixed emotions about this. I much prefer warmer temperatures, sunny skies and green ...

January 12th, 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 |  


Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

JONESVILLE — Cornerstone Health Care has announced Certified Physician Assistant Mary Keller has joined the Jonesville Family Medical Center wit...

December 22nd, 2016 updated: December 22nd, 2016. |  


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 |  


What Christmas Means to Me

Forbush Elementary SchoolKayla MatthewsThird GradeChristmas means to me.Christmas is a focus on Jesus’ birthday. Have time with family and frien...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


What Christmas Means to Me

Yadkinville Elementary School Samantha ShoreThird GradeChristmas is a lovely holiday. Children sing carols, decorate trees and open presents. So you m...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


What Christmas Means to Me

Yadkinville Elementary SchoolDebby GunnellExceptional Children’s teacherCool presents are fun to open;Holiday cheer!Reindeer are training for Ch...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


What Christmas Means to Me

Yadkinville Elementary SchoolDebby WyantThird GradeIsabella Vargas: Christmas means being with my family to celebrate and to put up the Christmas tree...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


What Christmas Means to Me

Yadkinville Elementary SchoolShannon BuelinThird GradeBy: Jaken CantrellChristmas means a lot to me because it brings peace and joy. Every year on Chr...

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 |  


The case of the missing pea salad

The case of the missing pea salad

A few weeks ago as I was preparing Thanksgiving dinner, I kept thinking that I was forgetting something. I wasn’t actually forgetting anything, ...

December 15th, 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 |  


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 |  


Minihan-Anthony exchange vows

Minihan-Anthony exchange vows

Erin Jean Minihan and Eric Justin Anthony, both of Simponsville, South Carolina, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Loom at Cotton Mill P...

December 8th, 2016 |  


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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 |  


Play areas, trails featured at West Jefferson Park

Play areas, trails featured at West Jefferson Park

West Jefferson Park, formally known as Bowie-Seagraves Municipal Park, has plenty to offer for children and adults alike.The park has up-to-date tenni...

November 30th, 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 |  


Crouse Park a place of bluegrass, old-time tunes

Crouse Park a place of bluegrass, old-time tunes

If people hear those old time tunes anywhere near Sparta’s Main Street, there’s a good chance they’re invited to a performance of th...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Sam Brown Park provides opportunity for activities

Sam Brown Park provides opportunity for activities

Home of the Sparta Lions Club, Sam Brown Park sits above Alleghany High School just past the entrance to Davis Field.The park offers plenty of recreat...

November 28th, 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 |  


Carroll park offers plenty of activities

Carroll park offers plenty of activities

Located just off Interstate 77’s Exit 14 in Hillsville, Virginia, the Carroll County Recreation Park offers plenty of activities for young and o...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Veterans Memorial Park in Sparta in planning stages

Veterans Memorial Park in Sparta in planning stages

Veterans Memorial Park is a proposed park in Sparta between Veterans Memorial Highway (Sparta Parkway) and Duncan Street.The 7.5-acre park plans for a...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Germanton Park offers handicap-accessible playground

Germanton Park offers handicap-accessible playground

Drive southwest of Walnut Cove, onto North Carolina Highway 65 and a person will pass a beautifully landscaped park, full of playground equipment, a v...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Walnut Cove Lions Park hosts young players

Walnut Cove Lions Park hosts young players

Play ball! Lions Park in Walnut Cove is known for its competitive Little League softball and baseball programs. Owned by Stokes County, the park is ma...

November 25th, 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 |  


Bethlehem comes to life at Elkin Valley village

Each year, for more than 50 years, the Elkin Valley Baptist Church congregation has been sharing the story of Jesus’ birth through a live nativi...

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. |  


Light Up Night to kick off season in Elkin

Light Up Night to kick off season in Elkin

Downtown Elkin will be filled with holiday spirit and crowds as it hosts the annual Light Up Night festivities Dec. 2, beginning at 5 p.m.“This ...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Doughton Park largest rec along Blue Ridge Parkway

Doughton Park largest rec along Blue Ridge Parkway

Doughton Park near Laurel Springs offers more than just great scenery for park goers.The park is the largest recreation area that the National Park Se...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Matthews-Herman unite in marriage

Matthews-Herman unite in marriage

Rebecca Alice Matthews and Jacob Marcus Herman were married on Oct. 22 at Summerfield Farms in Summerfield. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Ju...

November 17th, 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 |  


Mastering biscuit making

Mastering biscuit making

One of my culinary life goals is to master biscuit making. Thus far in life this skill seems to have alluded me. I have a tendency to mess with the do...

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 |  


Linens-Sharpe exchange vows in Cary

Linens-Sharpe exchange vows in Cary

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Jay Linens of Cary announce the marriage of their daughter, Cara Ann Linens, to Justin Lee Wesley Sharpe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timot...

November 10th, 2016 updated: November 10th, 2016. |  


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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 |