Mastin to lead Jonesville Police by living example

Mastin to lead Jonesville Police by living example

JONESVILLE — Leading by example has been standard operating procedure for Dane Mastin, interim administrative chief for the Jonesville Police De...

September 6th, 2017 |  


New Yadkin finance officer sworn in

New Yadkin finance officer sworn in

Yadkin County has promoted one of its own, as Lindsey Cearlock was named finance officer Tuesday by the county commissioners.Previous finance officer,...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Area natives face Harvey head on

Area natives face Harvey head on

Attention has turned to Hurricane Irma as the East Coast anxiously awaits her definitive path, but many people continue to provide support for those d...

September 5th, 2017 updated: September 6th, 2017. |  


Life of Former Commissioner Allan Sneed inspires others

Life of Former Commissioner Allan Sneed inspires others

The July 29 passing of former Yadkin County Commissioner Allan Sneed stirred memories for sitting commissioners.“I’m sure I speak for the ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Jail still housing Royal and Speaks on separate incidents

YADKINVILLE — Serious charges have led to Yadkin County continuing to hold two individuals in separate incidents.Early Aug. 20, Bobby Justin Roy...

August 29th, 2017 |  


Peer support available for sufferers of opioid addiction

Peer support available for sufferers of opioid addiction

JONESVILLE — It can be in the darkest moments that we find light, not only for ourselves, but for others. Such has been the case for Elisa Bryan...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Down tree causes power outage

Down tree causes power outage

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August 23rd, 2017 |  


Eclipse entertains in spite of lack of darkness

Eclipse entertains in spite of lack of darkness

Excitement prevailed in spite of expectations during the eclipse on Monday.Not in the path of totality, the Yadkin Valley expected to experience about...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Schools compete with eclipse on first day back

Yadkin County Schools compete with eclipse on first day back

Yadkin County Schools welcomed students back Monday with a half day due to the eclipse.“There’s lots of excitement about the eclipse,̶...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Riverkeeper paddle preserves drinking water through service

Yadkin Riverkeeper paddle preserves drinking water through service

On Saturday, nearly 100 members of Yadkin Riverkeeper and their guests gathered at Crater Park to share their message of stewardship.“The organi...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Boonville man arrested in Yadkinville after stabbing incident in front of child

Boonville man arrested in Yadkinville after stabbing incident in front of child

YADKINVILLE —A Boonville man has been charged with attempted murder after officials say he stabbed his wife.Bobby Justin Royal, 29, of Mabel Tra...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkinville woman reports incident, charged with murder one month after husband’s death

Yadkinville woman reports incident, charged with murder one month after husband’s death

A Yadkinville woman has been charged with the murder of her husband a month after she allegedly shot and killed him.On Aug. 13, the Yadkin County Sher...

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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


From traditional to unique — wedding cakes can fit any design

From traditional to unique — wedding cakes can fit any design

So many special elements go into creating the perfect wedding day for a couple as they say their vows, from dresses, to rings, to songs, to those atte...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Top 5 questions to ask your wedding photographer

Top 5 questions to ask your wedding photographer

A wedding is a magical and special day for couples and hiring the right photographer will ensure the memories from the day will last.These days most w...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Planning participation of guests makes wedding memories much more

Planning participation of guests makes wedding memories much more

A wedding, being one of the most creative celebrations people experience, is a perfect opportunity to find new ways to invite guests to help the happy...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Saying yes to the perfect wedding dress

Saying yes to the perfect wedding dress

Finding a dream wedding gown is one of the first things a bride thinks of from the moment she gets engaged. From the different fabrics, to the differe...

August 4th, 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 |  


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. |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Hometown River Company open to serve Jonesville and Elkin

Hometown River Company open to serve Jonesville and Elkin

JONESVILLE — Riverfront property has many advantages, especially for those of an entrepreneurial nature, however for individuals attached to bot...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville celebrates Independence Day

Yadkinville celebrates Independence Day

Despite the threat of storms, the Yadkinville Fourth of July Parade was able to proceed on schedule last Tuesday. The streets were lined with children...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Red Cross distributes 252 free smoke alarms

Red Cross distributes 252 free smoke alarms

Volunteers with the American Red Cross and local fire departments canvassed the county on June 24 in an effort to ensure that homes are safer with wor...

July 6th, 2017 |  


East Bend celebrates with God & Country Day

East Bend celebrates with God & Country Day

EAST BEND — Area residents and visitors began lining up early all along Main Street in East Bend in anticipation of the annual God and Country D...

July 1st, 2017 updated: July 3rd, 2017. |  


Yadkinville to host July 4 parade

Yadkinville to host July 4 parade

Yadkinville will celebrate Independence Day in style on Tuesday with its annual parade, followed by live music at Yadkinville Elementary School and a ...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Impact Yadkin makes its mark on the county

Impact Yadkin makes its mark on the county

Last week, Yadkin County was full of volunteers of all ages who dedicated their time and money to be part of Impact Yadkin. Since 2011, Impact Yadkin ...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Heavy smoke fills East Bend grocery store

Heavy smoke fills East Bend grocery store

EAST BEND — Firefighters responded to call at the Shop Rite grocery store in East Bend on Monday afternoon.A small fire in the back of the store...

June 26th, 2017 updated: June 27th, 2017. |  


East Bend God & Country Day slated for July 1

East Bend God & Country Day slated for July 1

EAST BEND — East Bend will celebrate Independence Day with its 27th annual God and Country Day on July 1. The event has become a much beloved tr...

June 21st, 2017 |  


EMS staffers presented Live Saving Award

EMS staffers presented Live Saving Award

A special group of Yadkin County EMS personnel was recognized at the Yadkin County commissioners meeting on Monday. Several individuals from both the ...

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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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. |