New teachers and coaches at Starmount

New teachers and coaches at Starmount

These last two years here at Starmount, the school has received quite a few new teachers and coaches.One teacher and coach, Wendy Harris, just started...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Disasters strike: local reactions to world-wide catastrophes

For centuries, hurricanes and other natural disasters have rampaged across the world, destroying lives, families, structures, and wildlife. Since its ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Nap time or Ram time?

Nap time or Ram time?

Ram Time is a controversial topic. Some people love Ram Time, and some hate it with a passion. There have been rumors for years of Ram Time coming to ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Battle of the Bridge: bittersweet emotions

When I come to think about Battle of the Bridge, I think of the long-standing rivalry between Starmount and Elkin. I think of going to the football ga...

September 27th, 2017 |  


The beauty of the blood drive

Blood Drive day! Some love this day, others not so much. It’s a way to give and show others that people care and want to help them. Giving blood...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Boonville Cornhole Tournament to be Saturday

BOONVILLE — The saying goes that close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but Saturday in Boonville it also will county in cornhole.Th...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Curves International celebrating 25 years

Curves International celebrating 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, Curves International opened its doors to women looking for a place to workout among their own, and now it is one of the largest...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Yadkin County United Fund campaign under way

Yadkin County United Fund campaign under way

After enjoying retirement for two years, Tom Kilby has returned to human services in the role of part-time executive director of the Yadkin County Uni...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Elkin site of Big Elkin BrewFest Saturday

Elkin site of Big Elkin BrewFest Saturday

Brews of North Carolina, including from the Yadkin Valley region, will be the highlight of the second annual Big Elkin BrewFest slated for Saturday af...

September 19th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: ‘Moonshine & Thunder’ returns NASCAR to Wilkes County

VIDEO: ‘Moonshine & Thunder’ returns NASCAR to Wilkes County

WILKESBORO — Local residents can receive a discount on County Night during “Moonshine & Thunder – The Junior Johnson Story,̶...

September 19th, 2017 |