Lewisville man charged in robbery case

Lewisville man charged in robbery case

A Lewisville man has been charged after officers allege he robbed Yadkinville residents.On Aug. 15, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Riverkeepers Tour to take place Saturday

Yadkin Riverkeepers Tour to take place Saturday

The Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour will take place on Saturday, leaving Ronda at 1 p.m. with all participants expected to return by 6 p.m. to Crater Park in ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


ABAC recognizes students for summer term academic excellence

TIFTON, Ga. — Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the summer term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Riverkeepers Tour to take place Saturday

Yadkin Riverkeepers Tour to take place Saturday

ELKIN — The Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour will take place on Saturday, leaving Ronda at 1 p.m. with all participants expected to return by 6 p.m. to C...

August 16th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


Regional musicians and dancers claim prizes at Old Fiddlers Convention

GALAX, VA— Local folks found favor with fiddles, feet and more at the 82nd Annual Old Fiddlers Convention.Held annually the week ending on the s...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Van Hemric named 2017 North Carolina Farmer of the Year

Van Hemric named 2017 North Carolina Farmer of the Year

HAMPTONVILLE — Van Hemric of Hamptonville started farming on a modest scale in 1988 with six acres of tobacco. The next year, he put up his firs...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Burr visits Unifi facility

Burr visits Unifi facility

Senator Richard Burr spent Aug. 9 touring manufacturing facilities in the region, including the Unifi plant in Yadkinville.Burr said following the vis...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

YADKINVILLE — After being worked on for more than a year by automotive students at Surry Community College, Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Christy Ellington promoted to branch librarian in Yadkinville

Christy Ellington promoted to branch librarian in Yadkinville

After joining the Yadkin Public Library 10 years ago as assistant librarian, Christy Ellington has recently been promoted to branch librarian. The new...

August 9th, 2017 |  


4-H Livestock Show showcases local youth

For anyone who is tired of mundane Saturday afternoon chores or the same old thing every Saturday, like yard work, washing the car and cleaning the ho...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Two charged in drug-related case

Two charged in drug-related case

JONESVILLE — On Aug. 7, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a call referencing two suspicious subjects, a male and a female, walki...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County commissioners declares Child Support Awareness Month at monthly meeting

Yadkin County commissioners declares Child Support Awareness Month at monthly meeting

YADKINVILLE — Yadkin County commissioners showed solidarity with their youngest constituents by declaring August 2017 Child Support Awareness Mo...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Courtney gym rebuild to begin

COURTNEY — One local family is raising funds to cover medical expenses incurred after an accident during the tornado clean up in the Courtney co...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


YMCA offers $0 joining fee for donating a backpack

Now through Aug. 15, new members can join the Y for a $0 joining fee when they donate a new backpack. Now, when new members join the Y the membership ...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Farmers gather to hear legislative updates

Yadkin County Farm Bureau, the county’s largest general farm advocacy organization, recently hosted its annual Legislative Appreciation Dinner a...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


SECU Hospice Home of Yadkin opens

SECU Hospice Home of Yadkin opens

It was a momentous day for Yadkin County and the large crowd gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin. The ho...

August 2nd, 2017 updated: August 2nd, 2017. |  


Reevestock to infiltrate Elkin with musical fun

Reevestock to infiltrate Elkin with musical fun

Reevestock returns for the seventh year to Elkin this weekend with two days of music highlighting local artists as well as those who appeal to local t...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Solar eclipse events take place in and around Elkin

Solar eclipse events take place in and around Elkin

Repeating an event from June 8, 1918, the solar eclipse anticipated on Aug. 21 is expected to be seen from coast to coast, weather permitting. This do...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Relay cashes in on food truck craze

Relay cashes in on food truck craze

A food truck and vendor festival was held in downtown Yadkinville on Saturday to benefit Yadkin County Relay for Life. Volunteers from all across the ...

July 31st, 2017 |  


U.S. 21 Road Market journeyof fun and finds from Wytheville, Va., to Harmony, N.C., with stops in-between including Sparta, State Road, Elkin, Jonesville and Hamptonville

U.S. 21 Road Market journeyof fun and finds from Wytheville, Va., to Harmony, N.C., with stops in-between including Sparta, State Road, Elkin, Jonesville and Hamptonville

By Wendy Byerly Wood wbyerly-wood@elkintribune.com and Beanie Taylor beanietaylor@elkintribune.com In spite of the threat of rainy weather, sellers a...

July 30th, 2017 updated: August 2nd, 2017. |  


Elkin Dog Park in the works

Dog owners and lovers have something to look forward to, as organizers are working to kick off an initiative to create an Elkin dog park, tying it in ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Teens facing dozens of felony charges in Yadkin theft cases

Teens facing dozens of felony charges in Yadkin theft cases

Two Winston-Salem teens have been charged in a string of larcenies in Yadkin County which began Tuesday, according to authorities.On Tuesday morning, ...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Father charged with leaving children in hot car

Father charged with leaving children in hot car

Yadkinville Police arrested a Hamptonville man July 14 after he allegedly left his three small children unattended in a car outside the Yadkin County ...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Local group to screen first film

Local group to screen first film

A local film group will be screening its first feature film on Aug. 11 at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center at 7 p.m. The film is titled “Shattere...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Administrative changes for new school year

Though summer is still in full swing, it won’t be much longer until area students are headed back to school. Yadkin Early College students will ...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville couple charged with car theft

Yadkinville Police detectives have issued warrants for a Yadkinville couple who allegedly stole a car on July 14 and drove it to Pennsylvania.Chakia A...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Blue Ridge Craft Trails project plans listening sessions

Blue Ridge Craft Trails project plans listening sessions

People committed to Western North Carolina’s rich craft heritage can help create a new craft trail across the mountains. The Blue Ridge National...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy native Glenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville and founder of John Boy’s, retiring after 60 years

Mount Airy native Glenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville and founder of John Boy’s, retiring after 60 years

JONESVILLE — This Saturday will end 60 years of restaurant life for one Jonesville man who opened his first dining establishment in Mount Airy a...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Four file for Yadkinville election

Municipal election filing for the town of Yadkinville closed on Friday. Mayor Eddie Norman filed for reelection. Jacob Wagoner filed to run for the ma...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Hospice home grand opening Aug. 2

Hospice home grand opening Aug. 2

The long-awaited SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. at 243 N. Lee Ave. in Yadkinville. The pr...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital named 2017 Most Wired

For the third consecutive year, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned Most Wired status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Wiseman’s Crossroads fire deemed electrical

Wiseman’s Crossroads fire deemed electrical

FALL CREEK — The cause of a fire on July 17 near Wiseman’s Crossroads on N.C. 67 has been deemed electrical, according to the Yadkin Count...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Business owner killed in car crash

A local business owner was killed over the weekend in a single vehicle accident in the Boonville area. Nathan Rose was co-owner of Carl Rose and Sons ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Fatal wreck still under investigation

LEWISVILLE — Authorities in Forsyth County are still investigating a wreck that occurred on July 12 that left one man dead and several others in...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Circus to go on despite PETA concerns

LONE HICKORY — The Lewis and Clark Circus is scheduled to perform two shows at the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena this Saturday, but People for the E...

July 21st, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


Surry Community College recognizes top students

Surry Community College recognizes top students

DOBSON — Every spring, one student from each of the 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System is recognized for excel...

July 20th, 2017 |  


SCC college transfer students succeed at Western Carolina

DOBSON — Twelve Surry Community College transfer students recently graduated from Western Carolina University (WCU).Seth Childress of Pilot Moun...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Starmount student attends Leadership Camp

Starmount student attends Leadership Camp

RALEIGH — Yadtel Telecom recently sponsored Isabella Shore, a junior at Starmount High School, to attend the Cooperative Leadership Camp, hosted...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Wanted: Pilot Mountain memories

Wanted: Pilot Mountain memories

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Anyone with a favorite memory of Pilot Mountain or who would like to share his or her thoughts on what makes it such a special ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


East Bend Senior Center receives funds through Walmart grant

East Bend Senior Center receives funds through Walmart grant

Rhonda Beavers, director of East Bend Senior Center, accepts a check from Walmart for $1,000. Elkin Walmart Operations Manager Terry McGowan, not pict...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Thirteen graduate from Surry’s PTA Program

Thirteen graduate from Surry’s PTA Program

DOBSON — Thirteen students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) degree program.The graduat...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Phillips graduates from University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Mr. and Mrs. David Phillips Jr. of East Bend announced the graduation of their son, Austin Ray Phillips, from the University of North Carolina at Char...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School enrollment now open

ELKIN — The Yadkin Valley Community School is ready to begin its third year. One change for the upcoming year is the addition of Lisa Freeman to...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Teen faces charges of theft

Teen faces charges of theft

A Yadkinville teen was arrested over the weekend for the alleged theft of a dirt bike.The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tanner Gregory...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Commissioners to attend conference in July

A public hearing took place at Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners in regard to the rezoning of a property at 2545 Hoots Road, r...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Youth to stage production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Youth to stage production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

“A tale as old as time” will be shared by a young generation of thespians later this month. The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center’s summer...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Foothills Theatre to perform ‘9 to 5’

Foothills Theatre to perform ‘9 to 5’

Performers from Yadkin and Surry counties put their employment experience to use as well as their acting capability in the Foothills Theatre’s s...

July 18th, 2017 |  


BREAKING Update: Fire closes portion of Hwy. 67 at Wiseman’s Crossroads

BREAKING Update: Fire closes portion of Hwy. 67 at Wiseman’s Crossroads

FALL CREEK — N.C. 67 near Wiseman’s Crossroads is expected to remain closed for several more hours as firefighters continue to work at the...

July 17th, 2017 updated: July 17th, 2017. |  


Vendors ready for annual road market

Vendors ready for annual road market

The time is nearing for Historic U.S. 21 to fill with shoppers looking for a good bargain, or a rare collectible, as organizers from Wytheville, Virgi...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Teen charged with breaking and entering

Teen charged with breaking and entering

JONESVILLE — A Jonesville teen has been charged following a case of items being taken from a residence on Bethel Road this week.On Wednesday, Ya...

July 13th, 2017 |