Surry graduates 13th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 13th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 13th graduation ceremony on June 9 at The Yadkin Center, Yadkinville. One...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Smoke alarm canvass slated for Saturday

The importance of having a working smoke alarm is often touted by fire officials, and residents in need of one in Yadkin County will have an opportuni...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Grace Clinic honors volunteers, board members

Grace Clinic honors volunteers, board members

YADKINVILLE — Each year members of the community gather to celebrate another year of service and being able to provide free medical care for adu...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Sex offender charged for failure to report address

Sex offender charged for failure to report address

On June 15, Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Thomas Gerald Dalton Jr., 30, of Rocky Branch Road, Hamptonville, and charged him with a sex...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Ronda Board of Commissioners approves budget for fiscal year 2017-18

RONDA — At the Ronda Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, several changes were discussed including taking a summer break along with most town...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Champion Media purchases The Yadkin Ripple, others

MOORESVILLE — Champion Media announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina print, digital and loca...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Addresses should be clearly marked for emergency crews

How fast do you want the ambulance to get to your house? How are the law enforcement officers, paramedics and fire department going to find your house...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County 4-H’er wins state scholarship

Yadkin County 4-H’er wins state scholarship

Leah Thomas, a 2017 graduate of Forbush High School, was recently selected to receive a North Carolina State 4-H Scholarship.Thomas has been in 4-H fo...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Impact Yadkin to begin June 17

For the week of June 17-24, houses across the Yadkin Valley area will be subject to the help of Impact Yadkin. Since 2011, Impact Yadkin has been maki...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Fred C. Hobson Scholarship winners named

Fred C. Hobson Scholarship winners named

The Yadkin County Retired School Personnel has given the Fred C. Hobson Scholarship to two students in the Yadkin County School System. Hobson was the...

June 14th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Forbush High School celebrates 50th graduation

VIDEO: Forbush High School celebrates 50th graduation

WINSTON SALEM — Wake Forest University was host as Forbush High School graduated 212 seniors during its 50th graduation ceremony on June 6.Wait ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County’s town elections will be held this year, filing begins July 7

While officials with three Yadkin towns have requested permission from state legislators to move their odd-year municipal elections to even years, no ...

June 13th, 2017 updated: June 14th, 2017. |  


VIDEO: Tax rate to increase in Jonesville; clerk/finance officer leaving

VIDEO: Tax rate to increase in Jonesville; clerk/finance officer leaving

JONESVILLE — Jonesville residents can expect more change as more than just the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year was accepted at the regular Ju...

June 13th, 2017 |  


County budget includes no tax increase; public hearing set for June 20

The proposed fiscal year 2017-18 county budget has been submitted to the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners and a copy of it is available for public...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Yadkin woman dies in car wreck

WINSTON-SALEM — A Yadkinville woman was killed Sunday in a single vehicle crash in Winston-Salem, which was found for several hours after it occ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


SCC English class connects American literature to family history

SCC English class connects American literature to family history

DOBSON — To most people, researching family history may seem like a genealogy project, but for students in Dr. Kathleen Fowler’s American ...

June 10th, 2017 |  


SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in May.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification cou...

June 8th, 2017 |  


CCC&TI students honored for academic achievement

HUDSON — Community College and Technical Institute, which has campuses in Hudson and Boone, has released its president’s, dean’s and...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Flag presented to Register of Deeds for ‘Thank a Veteran’ program

Flag presented to Register of Deeds for ‘Thank a Veteran’ program

Smitty Williams, HR operations manager at Unifi, recently presented an American flag to Yadkin County Register of Deeds Aric Wilhelm and his staff.Uni...

June 7th, 2017 |  


N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients announced

N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients announced

RALEIGH — Two Yadkin County students are among the 28 North Carolina students named recipients of 2017 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarsh...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Project funding, increased salary approved

Yadkin County commissioners authorized spending on two projects this week as well as increasing the hiring pay for a sheriff’s office employee w...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Youth Day permits kids to fish without permit

Yadkin County Youth Day permits kids to fish without permit

YADKINVILLE — Yadkin County children were able to spend the day fishing without a license Saturday thanks to the North Carolina Department of Wi...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Forbush Elementary Honor Roll

EAST BEND — Forbush Elementary School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year.Third Grade “A” Hono...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Paralegal students perform mock trial arguments

Paralegal students perform mock trial arguments

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s Paralegal program performed oral appellate trial arguments as a part of their final exams i...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Surry offering Trucking Operations Management Certificate to meet local demand

DOBSON — The need to replenish employees in the trucking industry is a constant with more than 16,000 trucking companies located in North Caroli...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Surry announces honors lists for spring 2017

DOBSON — Surry Community College announces the spring semester 2017 president’s list and dean’s list.The president’s and dean&...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Local business owner meets with legislators

Local business owner meets with legislators

Rid-A-Bug VP/GM Marty Roberts of Hamptonville recently met with Pest Professionals from all across the state to discuss issues affecting the industry....

June 5th, 2017 |  


Civitan Club hosts concert series

Civitan Club hosts concert series

Music in the Park hosted by the Yadkin Civitan Club has become an annual tradition. This is the eighth season of the free community concerts which tak...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Hardy named to JMU president’s list

HARRISONBURG, Va. — East Bend resident Natalie Ann Hardy has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the spring...

June 4th, 2017 |  


Chamberlain-Gentry graduates from Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. — Nevin J. Chamberlain-Gentry of Yadkinville graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in landscape architect...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Starmount Class of 2017

Starmount Class of 2017

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s Class of 2017 received their diplomas on Thursday at a commencement ceremony held in the school gymnas...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Six graduate from Surry CC machining program

Six graduate from Surry CC machining program

DOBSON — Six students recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in computer-integrated machini...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Kids’ fishing event scheduled for June 3

RALEIGH — Kids can fish for free and register to win prizes, including two lifetime licenses, at one of more than 40 kids’ fishing events ...

May 31st, 2017 |  


USDA Farm Service Agency county committee nomination period begins June 15

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced recently that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committ...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Steelman Scholarship awarded

The H. Frank Steelman Scholarship is awarded annually by A.T. Williams Oil Company in memory of Mr. Steelman, a Yadkin County native. The scholarships...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Fallen heroes honored on Memorial Day

Fallen heroes honored on Memorial Day

Yadkin County veterans and other residents honored the fallen military heroes of the nation on Monday at a service held at the Yadkin County Park. A l...

May 30th, 2017 |  


North Carolina War Dogs honored in yearly ceremony

North Carolina War Dogs honored in yearly ceremony

HAMPTONVILLE — Each year veterans gather together to honor 29 North Carolina dogs who served in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps.A me...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Courtney community cleans up after tornado damage

Courtney community cleans up after tornado damage

Those in the Courtney area said they were not at all surprised at the quick and enthusiastic response of volunteers to assist with clean up following ...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Clean up day scheduled for Saturday at Courtney Elementary

Clean up day scheduled for Saturday at Courtney Elementary

A clean up day is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday on the campus of Courtney Elementary School. The school’s gymnasium was destroyed ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


High school pranks get out of hand

The end of the school year brings great joy for students, but can also result in minor damage and many hours of clean up for staff when end-0f-year pr...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Spanish interpreter certificate helps Surry graduates advance career goals in variety of fields

Spanish interpreter certificate helps Surry graduates advance career goals in variety of fields

DOBSON — During the spring 2017 semester at Surry Community College, things came full circle for alum Andrea Contreras as she returned to a Surr...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Clean began in the Courtney community Thursday following severe storms and a reported tornado that touched down in the area late Wednesday afternoon. ...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

DOBSON — Nine students recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting.The grad...

May 25th, 2017 |  


College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

DOBSON — Several curriculum and continuing education programs, along with staff and faculty members, were recognized by Surry Community College ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local students compete to be United Fund’s 2016-17 print artist

In partnership with Yadkin County Schools, there will be a Student Art Show sponsored by Yadkin County United Fund on May 25 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Ya...

May 25th, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

National Weather Service employees are in route to the Courtney area of Yadkin County this morning to study the path and damage caused by a reported t...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Addiction to opioid-based pain medications is an ever-increasing problem in communities around the country, and Yadkin County is not immune to the pro...

May 24th, 2017 |  


A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

Yadkin County 4-H Club members have had a busy spring being involved in many different programs and events.The start of the spring season included the...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

The Yadkin Farmers Market is once again open and offering the season’s best fresh produce and local food items.“It’s that time of ye...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |