Yadkin County United Fund to begin funding process for 2019

Yadkin County United Fund Executive Director Tom Kilby has announced that the Yadkin United Fund will begin the funding process for 2019 partnering ag...

February 17th, 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 |  


Trivette named to Greensboro College Dean’s List

GREENSBORO — Paris DeeAnn Trivette, of Yadkinville, is among 225 students to be named to the dean’s list at Greensboro College for the fal...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Additional security at Yadkinville schools following Florida school shooting

Additional security at Yadkinville schools following Florida school shooting

In light of yet another school shooting, local law enforcement is doing what it can to protect children in the area.“One of our most important d...

February 15th, 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 — updated candidate filings as of end of day Feb. 16

2018 Filing period open — updated candidate filings as of end of day Feb. 16

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 16th, 2018. |  


Vickie Sawyer announces candidacy for NC Senate

Vickie Sawyer announces candidacy for NC Senate

MOORESVILLE — Vickie Sawyer has officially announced her candidacy for the 34th District of the North Carolina Senate.“I have been a resid...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Sanders Ridge invites couples to experience a mock wedding

Sanders Ridge invites couples to experience a mock wedding

The holiday season is a popular time for “popping the question” so many newly engaged couples are now in the process of planning for their...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Appalachian State University announces fall 2017 honors and degrees awarded

BOONE — Appalachian State University has released the dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2017 semester as well as the list o...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Governor launches ‘Hometown Strong’ to support North Carolina’s rural communities

RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper recently announced Hometown Strong, a new initiative to partner with local governments to support local economies,...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Boonville Elementary School recognized at the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium Signature School Awards

BOONVILLE — At its annual meeting on Dec. 8, 2017, the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium honored Signature Schools that have demonstrated sign...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Explore N.C. geology in new Surry CC course

DOBSON — Surry Community College will offer a new, two-part personal enrichment course focused on the geology of North Carolina starting in Febr...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Schools celebrate Career and Technical Education Month

This month, Yadkin County Schools is celebrating Career and Technical Education. Career and Technical Education (CTE), is a program that supports stud...

February 9th, 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 |  


SCC truck driver training orientation to be held Feb. 28

DOBSON — Surry Community College will soon be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientati...

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 |  


Renovations, new technology coming to Yadkinville McDonald’s

Renovations, new technology coming to Yadkinville McDonald’s

The McDonald’s in Yadkinville will soon be renovated and owners Christine and Craig Poppe said customers can look forward to some exciting chang...

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 |  


County employee health data to be used for research

At Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners, the board approved a request to share unidentifiable health data from the county Employe...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Unifi names Eddie Ingle vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability

Unifi names Eddie Ingle vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) has announced the appointment of Eddie Ingle to vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability, Supply C...

February 7th, 2018 |  


NC Rural Center receives grant to deliver leadership training in North Carolina’s Appalachian Region

RALEIGH — The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the NC Rural Center a $100,000 grant to increase regional leadership development...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for February

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in February at various locations in S...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Surry Community achieves 96 percent NCLEX pass rate

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program recently achieved an outstanding three-year average National Cou...

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 |  


Former Boonville mayor passes away

Former Boonville Mayor Harvey Elmer Smith passed away on Friday. Smith served as mayor of the town for 34 years. He was also a former fire chief of th...

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. |  


Yadkinville woman faces heroin, child abuse charges

Yadkinville woman faces heroin, child abuse charges

A Yadkinville woman has been charged following an investigation into heroin distribution. On Feb. 5, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, with as...

February 6th, 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. |  


Farm Bureau agents honored at annual meeting

Farm Bureau agents honored at annual meeting

The annual meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 3-5, 2017, at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention C...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Unifi announces recipients of inaugural REPREVE Champions of Sustainability Awards

GREENSBORO — To further commemorate its recent milestone of recycling 10 billion bottles, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is pleased to announce the rec...

February 3rd, 2018 |  


Unifi elects PepsiCo North America CEO Albert P. Carey to the Board of Directors

Unifi elects PepsiCo North America CEO Albert P. Carey to the Board of Directors

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, has announced the election of...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Primary election filing begins Feb. 12

A number of local elected positions will be up for reelection in November. The primary election is scheduled for May 8.Filing will begin on Feb. 12 at...

February 1st, 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 |  


Bond School House event remembered with readers’ theater production

A readers theater group will present “Fractured Republic: The Bond School and the Civil War in the North Carolina Quaker Belt” on Feb. 10 ...

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 |  


East Bend Elementary closed due to illness

East Bend Elementary closed due to illness

EAST BEND — Due to multiple student and staff illnesses at East Bend Elementary School, a decision has been made to close school Jan. 31 and Feb...

January 31st, 2018 updated: January 31st, 2018. |  


East Bend waterline goes live

The Yadkin County Board of Education and Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting on Monday night.County Manager Lisa Hughes reported that the East...

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 |  


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...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Stevensons receive awards

Stevensons receive awards

Hilda Stevenson, certified site manager, and Karl Stevenson, maintenance caretaker, of Collinswood Apartments and Woodrun Apartments in Elkin were rec...

January 26th, 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. |  


Kevin Matthews elected to state Soybean Board

RALEIGH — Kevin Matthews of East Bend was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the North Carolina Soybean Producers Associa...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Multiple suspects in Yadkin County face drug charges after ‘Operation Winter Storm’

Multiple suspects in Yadkin County face drug charges after ‘Operation Winter Storm’

The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Department kicked off what it referred to as “Operation Winter Storm” around 7 a.m. Thursday morning, se...

January 25th, 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 |