Entertainment Schedule

11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. — Smitty and the JumpStarters — Main Stage12:20 to 12:40 p.m. — Foothills Cloggers — Plaza Stage12:45 to...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Welcome to the 40th annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

WELCOME!On behalf of the Yadkin Arts Council, we are pleased to present the 40th Annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival. We pride ourselves in being th...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Councilwoman, historian Judy Wolfe dies

Councilwoman, historian Judy Wolfe dies

JONESVILLE — Jonesville Town Councilwoman Judy Wolfe, who also served as president of the Jonesville Historical Society and was a local historia...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


Meme Brown benefit to be held in Boonville

BOONVILLE — On Sunday at Sander’s Ridge Winery in Boonville, the Meme McKenzie Brown “Fight Like a Girl” benefit will be held....

September 7th, 2016 |  


Be a Girl Scout

As summer comes to an end, a new school year begins, including opportunities for local girls and adults to become a Girl Scout.Girl Scouts Carolinas P...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Baptist Hospital Foundation partners with Cancer Services

WINSTON-SALEM — Cancer Services will be able to serve more cancer survivors and their families in the coming months, thanks in part to a $10,000...

September 7th, 2016 |  


The Walker Center presents Kellie Pickler on Sept. 16

WILKESBORO — Kellie Pickler kicks off the 2016-2017 Walker Center Season on Sept. 16, singing her hits, including “Red High Heels,” ...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Music center showcases music of the mountains

Music center showcases music of the mountains

Relative to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the National Park Service, the Blue Ridge Music Center is a newcomer in history. The outdoor amphitheater may h...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

What was then known as the Wilkesboro Dam and Reservoir was completed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in August of 1962 after years of studies on h...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Veteran, REPREVE bring American flags back to US

Veteran, REPREVE bring American flags back to US

Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.’s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE brand to manufacture American flag...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Artists sought for North Carolina Duck Stamp competition

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are calling all artists for their annual N.C. ...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Having your cake and eating it too

Having your cake and eating it too

I’ve always disliked the phrase “you can’t have your cake and eat it too.” I mean really, what is the point of cake if you can...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 2• 6:30 to 8 p.m., informational session on Girl Scouts at Yadkinville United Methodist Church. Area troop leaders will be available to me...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Extension Agency hosts Safety Day

Extension Agency hosts Safety Day

Yadkin County Cooperative Extension recently hosted a Progressive Ag Safety Camp at the Lone Hickory Arena. The mission of the Progressive Ag Safety D...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Yadkin emergency officials attend health fair in East Bend

Yadkin emergency officials attend health fair in East Bend

Yadkin County Emergency Operations Manager James Collins, left, shares a coloring book with a child at the Community Health Fair held at the East Bend...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

For those looking for a park that’s a little off the beaten path, Wilkes County’s Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest might be ti...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Aug. 28• 1 p.m., Spillman and Hutchens reunion will be at Forbush Fire Department on Old 421 East. Drinks will be provided.• 3:30 p.m., Ne...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain State Park has been a popular destination for Elkin residents and tourists for the past few decades. The massive granite dome has watch...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

The class of Yadkinville High School 1951 had its 65th reunion July 16. Fifteen class members enjoyed the 65th reunion at the Yadkinville United Metho...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Wake Forest Baptist offers a back-to-school health checklist

WINSTON-SALEM — A new backpack, clothes and school supplies are on every parent’s back-to-school checklist, but that is not all your child...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Food: a language of love

Food: a language of love

A few years ago this book called “The Five Love Languages” came out. I never read it though I remember a lot of people talking about it. I...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Cruising in Boonville

Cruising in Boonville

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August 18th, 2016 |  


Class reunions held

Class reunions held

East Bend High School Class of 1966 held its 50th class reunion on Aug. 6. Attending are, front row, from left, Linda Cuzzens Warner, Kay Hunt Burnett...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Arts council seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants

WINSTON-SALEM — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants whic...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Ingalls to visit Richmond Hill

Ingalls to visit Richmond Hill

Terri Ingalls, storyteller/reenactor, will present “Three Women of the Civil War” at 3 p.m. on Aug. 20 at Richmond Hill Law School in East...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Yadkin Civitan Club supports family with medical expenses

Yadkin Civitan Club supports family with medical expenses

Yadkin Civitan Club President Cathy Recchio recently presented $800 to the Jacob Shore Medical Fund. He is the son of Scott and April Shore and sister...

August 11th, 2016 |  


N.C. Courts expand online payments to most criminal and infraction court cases

RALEIGH — Citizens can now pay court costs, fines and fees online for most criminal and infraction cases that have been tried in district or sup...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Mobile food bank offered for Hamptonville residents

Mobile food bank offered for Hamptonville residents

This summer Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry is offering a mobile food bank for Hamptonville residents. Those in need may visit the mobile food ba...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Aug. 5• 2 to 6:30 p.m., Red Cross blood drive at Forbush Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, 4725 Old Highway 421 E., East Bend.Aug. 6• ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Volunteers needed for back-to-school shopping

Area children will soon be returning to school and the YMCA is doing its part to ensure that they are prepared. As part of its annual Bright Beginning...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Bringing the magic of books

Bringing the magic of books

Zelnick the Magician puts on a special show for children at the East Bend Public Library as part of their summer reading program. .neFileBlock { marg...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Last chance to catch ‘Mary Poppins’

Last chance to catch ‘Mary Poppins’

Foothills Theatre will stage two final performances of “Mary Poppins” this weekend in Dixon Auditorium at Elkin High School. Performances ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 29• 9 to 11 a.m., The Fun Friday Kids of First Baptist Church, Yadkinville, will be honoring the law enforcement of Yadkin County in the fe...

July 28th, 2016 |  


River House brings travelers to Yadkin County

River House brings travelers to Yadkin County

EAST BEND — Off the beaten path beside of the Yadkin River in East Bend sits a 1955 mid-century home conveniently known as the River House.In 20...

July 20th, 2016 |  


The BBQ ribs take a trip

The BBQ ribs take a trip

As I may have mentioned before, my husband and I love to cook on the grill. More accurately I should say Morgan enjoys cooking on the grill and I enjo...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 15-16• 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Deep Creek Friends Meeting, 1140 Deep Creek Church Road, Yadkinville, will host an indoor yard sale to benefit mis...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice seeking community volunteers

YADKINVILLE — The next Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care Volunteer Training will be held at the Yadkinville office and is scheduled ...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Adams couple celebrates 50 years

Adams couple celebrates 50 years

Jasper and Phyllis Adams of Yadkinville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2. A surprise reception was given by their children, Kat...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 1• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pressure Canning Testing by N.C. State Extension will be held at the 2nd floor of the new Agricultural and Educationa...

June 30th, 2016 |  


101 ways to prepare zucchini

101 ways to prepare zucchini

The headline of this week’s Kitsey’s Kitchen might be a bit misleading. I’m not giving you 101 recipes using zucchini. I’m hop...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed by Pansy White, RN on Surry’s campus in Dobson concluded June 8. Students are, fro...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Richmond Hill to host lecture on Pearson children

EAST BEND — The Yadkin County Historical Society and the Historic Richmond Hill Law School Commission will present the annual Pearson lecture on...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Yadkinville girl scouts earn Silver Award

COLFAX — Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has awarded 223 girls with the Girl Scout Silver Award, the second highest award a Girl Scout c...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Carters celebrate 50 years

Carters celebrate 50 years

Kenneth and Jenny Carter of Boonville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 12 with a reception given by their children and grandchildren. Th...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

June 25• 1 to 4 p.m., genealogy seminar for Courtney-Huntsville residents at Courtney Baptist Church fellowship hall. Be prepared and bring info...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Yadkinville student wins top music awards

Yadkinville student wins top music awards

Zachary Edmonds of Yadkinville was recently honored in receiving his “Gold Cups” earned from the National Federal of Music Clubs Junior Fe...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Event to honor former arts center director

Former co-director of the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, the late Stephen G. Lyons, will be honored Saturday with a special extravaganza event. Attendee...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Yadkinville reunion held

Yadkinville reunion held

Yadkinville High School, Class of 1959, celebrated its 57th reunion at Yadkin Valley Seafood on May 21. Those attending are, from left, first row, San...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Library summer schedule for children announced

The Yadkin County Public Library has announced its programs for the 2016 Summer Reading Program and summer movies. Reading programs are held each Wedn...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Library News

Summer Reading Programs will be held on Wednesdays, June 15 through July 27 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Movies will be shown on Mondays, beginning June 13 a...

June 9th, 2016 |