Forbush High School theater presents ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

This fall, the Forbush High School theater classes and club put on the play, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”There were several p...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Rural church shooting puts locals on edge

Rural church shooting puts locals on edge

In the wake of a deadly shooting that rocked a small Texas town earlier this month, locals in Yadkin County are feeling concerned for their own safety...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Longtime Republican volunteer honored

Longtime Republican volunteer honored

A longtime volunteer with the Republican party in Yadkin County was honored last week by being inducted into the NCGOP Hall of Fame. Ray Shore was pre...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Free medical clinic extends hours

Free medical clinic extends hours

The Hands of Hope clinic in Yadkinville recently celebrated its five-year anniversary. The clinic provides free medical care for uninsured Yadkin Coun...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


Unifi recycles 10 billion bottles

Ever wondered how many plastic bottles it would take to circle the earth more than 50 times? The answer is 10 billion and that’s also the number...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


An arts council Christmas

An arts council Christmas

From silly to sacred there are numerous ways to ring in the holiday season at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. The celebrations begin on Dec. 2 with t...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Tea party hosted at local winery

Tea party hosted at local winery

BOONVILLE — Wine is usually what guests at RagApple Lassie Vineyards are there to enjoy, but last week a different beverage was the main feature...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

JONESVILLE — Elkin and Jonesville both have Christmas events planned in the next couple of weeks to entertain both young and old.The Jonesville ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Art market location changes, event expands

What has been a traditional open air art market for many years at the Foothills Arts Council is taking new shape and finding a new location this year....

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Downtown Elkin site of annual Light Up Night festivities

Downtown Elkin site of annual Light Up Night festivities

The wreaths have been hung on the light poles in downtown Elkin as the first welcoming sign for the holidays, and as is tradition, the town will forma...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and towns around Yadkin County are ready to ring in the holiday season in style.East Bend...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Bridge construction to begin Dec. 15

Bridge construction to begin Dec. 15

Construction is expected to begin next month to replace the bridge on Old Stage Road in Yadkinville. The bridge has been closed for several months now...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


VIDEO: December opens with Elkin Community Chorus

VIDEO: December opens with Elkin Community Chorus

The Community Chorus of Elkin will hold its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 3 at the Elkin First United Methodist Church, 240 Hawthorne Road. Perform...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA is encouraging people to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventi...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Courthouse to get new fire alarm system

Courthouse to get new fire alarm system

Girl Scouts of Troop 2381 in Boonville lead the pledge of allegiance Monday evening at the Yadkin County commissioners meeting. The commissioners than...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkin County joins in civil litigation over opioid drug crisis

Following closed session at its Monday night meeting, the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a resolution declaring the op...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Two young people from Winston-Salem have been charged following a traffic stop by North Carolina Highway Patrol.On Nov. 11, the Yadkin County Sheriff&...

November 16th, 2017 |  


FCCLA Paws for the Cause fundraiser held

FCCLA Paws for the Cause fundraiser held

Forbush FCCLA is continuously trying to find different ways to get involved in its community. For the past two weeks, the club has been putting on a f...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Bojangles’ crowns Master Biscuit Maker finalist from Yadkinville

CHARLOTTE — Bojangles’ has announced that Edith Nava, team member at its franchise location in Yadkinville, is a finalist for Bojangles...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Veterans Day observed in Yadkin County

Veterans Day observed in Yadkin County

On a sunny but cold Saturday morning, veterans were honored at the Yadkin County Park. Special programs take place at the park, located behind the YMC...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Insurance agent recognized for service

Insurance agent recognized for service

On Oct. 26, Mark Brandon of Ireland Insurance in Yadkinville was presented with the Erie Insurance Giving Network Agency of the Year award.“For ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Church hosts its final bazaar

Church hosts its final bazaar

It was a difficult decision, but after 39 years, the Stony Knoll United Methodist Women’s group has decided that this year’s church bazaar...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Heating assistance for Yadkin County residents

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) gives low-income families a one-time payment direct to the heating supplier to assist with heating co...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Yadtel hires Reyna Guzman

There is a friendly, new face in Yadtel’s Yadkinville store and her name is Reyna Guzman. Guzman recently joined the company’s customer se...

November 15th, 2017 |  


New name, menu at arts council café

New name, menu at arts council café

The Center Bistro is the new name of the former Third Branch Café at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in downtown Yadkinville. The new name and lo...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Local poet to release new book

Local poet to release new book

A new full-length book entitled “Crossing the River” by local poet Dr. Bill Griffin is slated for release at the end of the month. Griffin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Bots Championship competition held

Yadkin Bots Championship competition held

On Nov. 7, the Yadkin BOTS LEGO Robotics league held its fourth annual championship at Forbush Middle School. Ten teams comprised of elementary and mi...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Vehicle fire, wreck causes slow down on I77 Saturday

Two individuals, one a juvenile, were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following an accident on I77 south at mile marker 75 on Saturd...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Shallow Ford historical marker missing

Local historians noticed recently that the Shallow Ford Historical Marker at the Yadkin River was missing and the state of North Carolina wants it bac...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Prism hosts local food drive for Foothills Pantry

For the week of Nov. 13 to 17, Prism is hosting a food drive at their corporate offices in downtown Elkin. Prism will be accepting donations from the ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Yadtel facing payment processing issues

Without warning on Nov. 10, tellers at Yadtel Telecom retail stores found themselves unable to process payments for anyone trying to pay their Duke En...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Two suspects charged in robbery

Two suspects charged in robbery

Two Winston-Salem men face charges in a Yadkin County theft case.On Nov. 10, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Forbush and Ba...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Boonville passes Brunch Bill

BOONVILLE — Boonville was the first town in Yadkin County to pass the new Brunch Bill during its meeting on Nov. 7.The bill, which allows restau...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville mayor reelected

Yadkinville mayor reelected

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman was reelected last week, beating out competitor Jacob Wagoner. Norman received 96 votes and Wagoner 43 votes.“I w...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Forbush Elementary announces honor roll

Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.3rd Grade “A” Honor Roll: Makenz...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Becoming an Eagle Scout

Becoming an Eagle Scout

On Sunday, people gathered at Deep Creek Friends Meeting Church to celebrate Jacob Brendle becoming an Eagle Scout. Brendle is a senior at Forbush Hig...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Forbush Presents ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

Forbush Presents ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

EAST BEND — Forbush High School students will take audiences on a magical journey on Nov. 17 and 18 with their Theater Arts Department productio...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Yadkin inmate dies following suicide attempt

A female inmate who had reportedly attempted suicide at the Yadkin County Detention Center has since died.The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office rep...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Veterans to be honored at county park

Honoring veterans has been a longstanding tradition in Yadkin County. There are about 3,000 veterans represented in the county.This year’s Veter...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Jonesville man faces child abuse charges

Jonesville man faces child abuse charges

JONESVILLE — A Jonesville man has been charged with child abuse after allegedly injuring his girlfriend’s child. On Nov. 7, the Yadkin Cou...

November 8th, 2017 updated: November 8th, 2017. |  


Surry Community College Foundation asking for public support for capital campaign to benefit Surry and Yadkin campuses

Surry Community College Foundation asking for public support for capital campaign to benefit Surry and Yadkin campuses

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Foundation has been working for two years on raising money towards a $4.2 million capital campaign goal, an...

November 8th, 2017 |  


November declared Adoption Month

On Monday, the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners declared November National Adoption Month. Human Services Director Kim Harrell read a proclamation...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Recycled bottles transformed into Broncos caps

GREENSBORO — The Denver Broncos just got greener. New Era Cap — the official on-field hat of the National Football League (NFL) — an...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Unifi driver named 2016 Driver of the Year by North Carolina Trucking Association

GREENSBORO — Joe Choplin, a fleet driver for Unifi Manufacturing Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), has been selected a...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Election Day in Yadkinville

Election Day in Yadkinville

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman was reelected on Tuesday beating out his competitor Jacob Wagoner. Norman received 96 votes and Wagoner 43 votes.Incumb...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Chamber plans trip to Spain in May 2018

The Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an information session on its planned trip to Spain and Portugal at the Yadkin Center of SCC on Nov. ...

November 7th, 2017 |  


911 cell service restored

Yadkin County experienced an issue involving cell phone calls coming in to the 911 emergency system on Nov. 3 from around 12:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.Commu...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Eagle Scout project completed at Richmond Hill

Eagle Scout project completed at Richmond Hill

EAST BEND — Yadkin County Boy Scout Ambroze Lakey of Troop 699 recently completed his Eagle Scout project of installing a flagpole at one of the...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Two charged in golf cart theft

Two charged in golf cart theft

Two individuals have been charged in a case involving a stolen golf cart.The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Monroe Dean Hutchins, 70, o...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Boonville woman faces drug, weapon charges

Boonville woman faces drug, weapon charges

A Boonville woman faces multiple charges after officers discovered drugs and a weapon in her vehicle.On Nov. 4, Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies...

November 6th, 2017 |