NEWS


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 |  


Update: No major injuries in snow-related wrecks Friday

A light snow continues to fall over much of Yadkin County Friday evening, following a heavy, wet snow that Keith Vestal, Yadkin emergency services dir...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 8th, 2017. |  


Yadkin Early College receives grant

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) has named the recipients of its 2017 grants in support of advancing quality of life and ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Updates unveiled at animal shelter

Updates unveiled at animal shelter

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday to unveil updates made at the Yadkin County Animal Shelter. Improvements at the shelter include agility e...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Jonesville man charged with breaking/entering

Jonesville man charged with breaking/entering

On Dec. 1, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bobby Joe Hodge Jr., 60, of Jonesville, and charged him with one count of felony breaking...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Cone Denim introduces S GENE stretch denim with REPREVE

Cone Denim introduces S GENE stretch denim with REPREVE

GREENSBORO — Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. introduced the latest in advanced stretch technology — S GENE with REPREVE. Combining the advanced...

December 6th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


SHS Hall of Fame ceremony to take place on Friday

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony on Friday. The ceremony will take place in the Starmount gym...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes at ElkinDec. 6: Elkin at East S...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Surry softball gives back to children in need

Surry softball gives back to children in need

DOBSON — Winning games is always among the top priorities for Surry Community College’s softball program. The opportunity to help others i...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Lady Falcons take win over Starmount

Lady Falcons take win over Starmount

EAST BEND — Things were smooth sailing for the Forbush Falcons women’s basketball team on Friday night. The Falcons hosted their cross-cou...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Rams outlast Falcons comeback

Rams outlast Falcons comeback

EAST BEND — It’s no surprise that when Forbush and Starmount meet on the court or the field, sparks tend to fly. On Friday night, the Rams...

December 5th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


10:35 am |    
Time for some holiday baking

Holiday recipes

Judy’s Lemon Cookies• 1 box Duncan Hines Lemon Supreme cake mix,• 1 regular-sized tub of Cool Whip,• 1 egg• Powdered sug...

December 14th, 2017 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

There are two gardening feats that defeat me: I cannot grow echinacea and I’ve had horrible experiences trying to turn seeds into usable plants....

December 14th, 2017 |  


Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events or church events: Deadline is Monday prior to publication by 5 p.m. One-time events or announcements may be ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Healthy habits, healthy families with WIC

More families than ever are finding it hard to put healthy food on their dinner tables. For young children, a lack of good nutrition can put them at r...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events or church events: Deadline is Monday prior to publication by 5 p.m. One-time events or announcements may be ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Garcia completes Air Force basic training

Garcia completes Air Force basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Victor M. Garcia Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San A...

December 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:35 am |    
Time for some holiday baking
9:03 am |    
The things our mothers did
Now where did I put that key?

Now where did I put that key?

This summer, my spouse Connie and I drove to Alaska and back. Fourteen-thousand-eight-hundred and fifty-two miles (but who’s counting), we were ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

To the editor:At Thanksgiving we take time to count our blessings. This year, I’m especially thankful for the eight active Yadkin County volunte...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Chamber in Alaska

Yadkin Chamber in Alaska

Final installment of a three-part series on the recent Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce trip to Alaska.Breakfast at Denali Park Village was again exc...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Pot pie versus chicken pie

Pot pie versus chicken pie

Several years ago I wrote a column about a local delicacy we call chicken stew. It is chicken stew season here in Yadkin County, a very favorite time ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Still in the Halloween spirit

Still in the Halloween spirit

Halloween has come and gone so that means it’s Christmas, right? Well it certainly seems so according to the items for sale in stores and commer...

November 9th, 2017 |  


A voyage to Alaska

A voyage to Alaska

Members of the Yadkin Chamber of Commerce visited Alaska in July. Here is part two of their adventures. Part one of the series was published in the No...

November 9th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


New office opens in Yadkinville

New office opens in Yadkinville

The Yadkin Vision Center held a ribbon cutting at its new location at 225 E. Lee Ave., Yadkinville Monday afternoon. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Pioneer bringing presence to Yadkin

Pioneer bringing presence to Yadkin

Pioneer Technology Group broke ground on a new facility to be constructed in Yadkinville Oct. 5.The Yadkin County Economic Development Partnership has...

October 9th, 2017 |  


The Resource open in Yadkinville

The Resource open in Yadkinville

Todd Freeman, branch manager of The Resource in Yadkinville, welcomes those attending last week’s ribbon cutting.Kathy Hartung, CEO of The Resou...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Home Acres Fine Furniture recently opened expanded sale floor space with two new showrooms at its Hamptonville location. The store has its third annua...

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 |  


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