Tractor-trailer fire backs up traffic on I-77 South near Jonesville

Tractor-trailer fire backs up traffic on I-77 South near Jonesville

JONESVILLE — A tractor-trailer fire in the southbound lane of I-77 near the 79-mile marker just south of the Center Road overpass is causing tra...

February 19th, 2018 updated: February 19th, 2018. |  


Family-friendly pro wrestling returns to Yadkinville for live TV taping

Family-friendly pro wrestling returns to Yadkinville for live TV taping

The Elkin Athletic Association is bringing AML Wrestling back to Yadkinville Elementary School for the third consecutive year. This event is a family-...

February 16th, 2018 |  


BREAKING NEWS: Crews on scene of Yadkinville wreck

BREAKING NEWS: Crews on scene of Yadkinville wreck

Officers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the intersection of Beroth Dr. and S. State Str...

February 14th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Retreat series for women planned at Soul Compass Center

Retreat series for women planned at Soul Compass Center

A three-part retreat series for women, entitled Embrace, will be hosted beginning this month at Soul Compass Center, by Jennifer Bracey and daughter C...

February 14th, 2018 |  


2018 Filing period open — Third candidate joins Wilkes sheriff race

2018 Filing period open — Third candidate joins Wilkes sheriff race

Filing for many of the 2018 political races opened Feb. 12 at noon in North Carolina, and a number of candidates took advantage of the first days avai...

February 14th, 2018 updated: February 19th, 2018. |  


Yadkin Early College High School principal in the running for state Principal of the Year

Yadkin Early College High School principal in the running for state Principal of the Year

Yadkin Early College High School Principal Tracy Kimmer has been named the Piedmont Triad Regional Principal of the Year for 2018.As Yadkin CountyR...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Young Democrats hosting candidate forum for 5th Congressional District

Young Democrats hosting candidate forum for 5th Congressional District

Democratic candidates for the Fifth Congressional district will be making themselves available for voters’ questions during a town hall-style fo...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Jewelry store to close after more than 40 years

Jewelry store to close after more than 40 years

After more than 40 years in business, jewelry store Jones and Jones in Yadkinville will be closing its doors. Owner Ron Jones said the final day the b...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Three-time Spelling Bee champ

Three-time Spelling Bee champ

For the third year in a row, Samielle Baldillo claimed the victory in Yadkin County Schools’ county-wide spelling bee. Baldillo is now a seventh...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Three facing drug charges after incident at Jonesville hotel

Three facing drug charges after incident at Jonesville hotel

JONESVILLE — Three people in their mid-30s are facing drug charges after a routine patrol at a Jonesville hotel by Yadkin County Sheriff’s...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Filing for 2018 political races begins Monday

Filing for 2018 political races begins Monday

Filing for the 2018 elections for many local, state and federal seats will open Monday at noon, and close Feb. 28 at noon. District lines at the state...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 8th, 2018. |  


Black History Celebration to take place in Jonesville

Black History Celebration to take place in Jonesville

JONESVILLE — In honor of Black History Month, the Jonesville Historical Society in conjunction with the Jonesville Public Library will hold a ce...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Wake Forest Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital partner to improve patient access to clinical services and enhance healthcare coordination in Alleghany County

Wake Forest Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital partner to improve patient access to clinical services and enhance healthcare coordination in Alleghany County

SPARTA — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Friday announced a partnership to ensure the future of Alleghany ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Filing for 2018 political races begins Monday

Filing for 2018 political races begins Monday

Filing for the 2018 elections for many local, state and federal seats will open Monday at noon, and close Feb. 28 at noon. District lines at the state...

February 6th, 2018 updated: February 8th, 2018. |  


East Bend waterline now in operation

East Bend waterline now in operation

EAST BEND — A celebratory gathering was held on Monday afternoon in commemoration of the newly completed East Bend waterline. Residents already ...

February 5th, 2018 updated: February 6th, 2018. |  


Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce award winners

Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce award winners

David Nance, left, presents Eddie Norman with an Economic Development award for B&G Foods at the annual Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce banquet....

February 1st, 2018 |  


Yadkin Arts Council kicks off its shoes with ‘Footloose’

Yadkin Arts Council kicks off its shoes with ‘Footloose’

Performers in Yadkin County will bring “Footloose” to the stage later this month. Tickets are still available for the Feb. 17, 22 and 23 p...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Victim pinned in vehicle in wreck on U.S. 421

Victim pinned in vehicle in wreck on U.S. 421

Emergency officials are on the scene of an accident with a victim pinned in the vehicle, reported Yadkin County Emergency Services Director Keith Vest...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Three-time Spelling Bee champ

Three-time Spelling Bee champ

For the third year in a row, Samielle Baldillo claimed the victory in Yadkin County Schools’ county-wide spelling bee. Baldillo is now a seventh...

January 29th, 2018 |  


‘Operation Winter Storm’ in Yadkin County results in 252 drug charges

‘Operation Winter Storm’ in Yadkin County results in 252 drug charges

As part of the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office commitment to battle the illegal narcotics sales and distribution in Yadkin County, a special oper...

January 26th, 2018 updated: January 30th, 2018. |  


Yadkin County Girl Scouts are out in force selling cookies

Yadkin County Girl Scouts are out in force selling cookies

Just when the holiday season is over and it seems like there is nothing else to look forward to, along comes another magical time of year, it’s ...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce honors award winners; Blue Rhino founder and Yadkin County native Billy Prim returns home as keynote speaker for annual meeting

Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce honors award winners; Blue Rhino founder and Yadkin County native Billy Prim returns home as keynote speaker for annual meeting

Yadkin County native and business mogul Billy Prim spoke Tuesday night at the annual Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce banquet. Prim is known for foun...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Wellness fair builds connections

Wellness fair builds connections

ELKIN — The first-ever Natural Family Wellness Fair in Elkin was a great success, said organizers Rochelle Long and Kelly Dougherty. The event t...

January 24th, 2018 |  


East Bend Senior Center offers fun, food, fellowship for local residents

East Bend Senior Center offers fun, food, fellowship for local residents

EAST BEND — Visitors to the YVEDDI East Bend Senior Center can engage in a wide variety of activities from lunch to line dancing. What they real...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Suspect fired at deputy; schools locked down during search

Suspect fired at deputy; schools locked down during search

EAST BEND — A Walnut Cove man was arrested and charged Tuesday afternoon following a manhunt that began early in the morning near Butner Mill Ro...

January 23rd, 2018 updated: January 26th, 2018. |  


Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. — Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overtu...

January 18th, 2018 |  


2017: A year-in-review

2017: A year-in-review

January• Shortly after 2017’s first snowfall, which came a few days after the year began, the Capital Bank location on East Main Street in...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Performing arts academy to open in Yadkinville

Performing arts academy to open in Yadkinville

Yadkin County has a rich history of performing arts, but until recent years there has not been a home for those performances. All that changed when th...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Lack of surveys means no grant to fund school water line extension

Lack of surveys means no grant to fund school water line extension

A future plan to expand the new East Bend waterline to a portion of the Forbush community has hit a snag as the county may not be able to secure grant...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Snow causes multi-vehicle pile up on I-77

Snow causes multi-vehicle pile up on I-77

Emergency officials were on the scene Wednesday morning of a multi-vehicle pile up on I-77 in the northbound lane just south of the rest area at mile ...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in Yadkinville on Tuesday. He and several of his staff took a tour of the Unifi manufacturing plant, kn...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in Yadkinville on Tuesday. He and several of his staff took a tour of the Unifi manufacturing plant, kn...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Gov. Cooper addresses winter weather threat from Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper addresses winter weather threat from Yadkin County

During a visit to Yadkinville today, Governor Roy Cooper met with local Department of Transportation workers and thanked them for their work in preppi...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Early College to hold blood drive Wednesday

Yadkin Early College to hold blood drive Wednesday

Yadkin Early College High School students are organizing a blood drive for the Red Cross on Wednesday. The blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:3...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Eagle Scout project completed at Courtney Elementary

Eagle Scout project completed at Courtney Elementary

A start date for construction of the new Courtney Elementary School gym has not yet been determined, but Yadkin County Schools Superintendent Dr. Todd...

January 12th, 2018 |  


‘Betty Driver’ Day in Yadkinville

‘Betty Driver’ Day in Yadkinville

January 8 was declared “Betty Driver Day” in Yadkinville and a reception was held to honor the longtime town commissioner. Driver has serv...

January 11th, 2018 |  


PB&J drive for Yadkin food bank ends Jan. 19

PB&J drive for Yadkin food bank ends Jan. 19

The Yadkin County Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) program is winding up its peanut butter and jelly drive, with all donations going to Yadkin Christian Minist...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

ELKIN — Those looking to begin the new year with a focus on health and wellness will have the opportunity to learn more about a variety of natur...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Theater members with Yadkin Arts Council volunteer in Yadkin community

Theater members with Yadkin Arts Council volunteer in Yadkin community

Community theater performers in Yadkin County put their talents to a different use on Jan. 5. Members of the group completed not one, but two service ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Winter water wonderland

Winter water wonderland

Onlookers gathered to view the frozen cascade at the Shore-Styers Mill waterfall on Saturday. Lake Hampton at the Yadkin Memorial Park as well as many...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Mobile home in flames after ‘Molotov Cocktail’

Mobile home in flames after ‘Molotov Cocktail’

Yadkinville Police arrested a Statesville man Sunday after he allegedly attempted to set an occupied mobile home on fire with a “Molotov cocktai...

January 8th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

After 23 years, the Reeves Theater has once again opened its doors, offering a farm-to-table café as well as a venue for music.“They say it...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

After 23 years, the Reeves Theater has once again opened its doors, offering a farm-to-table café as well as a venue for music.“They say it...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


First baby of 2018 born

First baby of 2018 born

Jaxxen Lee Cooper greeted the world Jan. 1, 2018, at 11:24 p.m. as the first baby of the new year born at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital to Summer Jen...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


New grant for Yadkin schools

New grant for Yadkin schools

The Yadkin County School system has been deemed one of seven Best Practice Sites in the state for the NC State Improvement Project (NCSIP). The school...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville leaders sworn in

Yadkinville leaders sworn in

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman and Commissioners Chris Matthews and Scott Winebarger were sworn in to their respective roles at the December meeting o...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

JONESVILLE — Having experienced several major changes in personnel over the past year, the town of Jonesville exhibited the impact through effec...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Auditions slated for multiple shows at Yadkin Arts Council

Auditions slated for multiple shows at Yadkin Arts Council

The Yadkin Arts Council will be holding auditions for several productions for its 2018 season. Auditions are 2 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 6 to 9 p.m. on...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Farm Bureau holds meeting, awards ceremony

Yadkin Farm Bureau holds meeting, awards ceremony

More than 150 members of Yadkin County Farm Bureau gathered during the recent annual meeting of the organization. Members heard a legislative update f...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Winter storm causes multiple wrecks, power outages

Winter storm causes multiple wrecks, power outages

Winter weather caught many Yadkin County residents by surprise on Friday afternoon as a wintry mix turned to thick wet flakes that coated roadways cau...

December 12th, 2017 |