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Area youth compete in district 4-H competition

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ELKIN — The North Central District 4-H Activity Day was held Saturday at Elkin High School. There were 180 youth participating in the day, some competing in a talent show and others presenting in categories ranging from food and nutrition to family and consumer sciences, livestock and dairy production, public speaking and more.The talent show portion of the day kicked off to a rousing start with a solo drum performance. DaEun Kim, an exchange student in Wilkes County, who hails from Daegu, South Korea, performed “Danny Boy” on the flute. Kim said she has greatly enjoyed her time here in the area, she has been here for going on nine months and will be returning to Korea at the end of the school year.


Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back

JONESVILLE — A resident from Mount Airy is facing charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a victim he originally sold his car to.According to a release by the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies processed a report of larceny of a motor vehicle from a resident in Jonesville on April 6.According to the release, the resident explained that his vehicle was parked in his driveway on Dogwood Lane the night before and that when he went to work the next mo...

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Motorcyclist charged with reckless driving

YADKINVILLE —A Yadkinville teen faces charges after allegedly driving recklessly.Caleb Haydn Whitman, 19, of Yadkinville, was arrested on April 4 on several charges relating to reckless driving.A Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office deputy on routine patrol reportedly observed a person riding a motorcycle recklessly in the parking lot at Lowes Foods in Yadkinville. The deputy also observed the motorcycle passing two cars at the intersection of U.S. 601 and Sharon R...

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Two men arrested for multiple firearm larcenies

YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office reported that on June 14, a report was made from Parker Road, East Bend, that a residence had been broken into and several guns had been taken.Detectives with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office and with assistance of the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) worked on the case and found that the guns were traded for narcotics in another county.On April 14, agents with the ATF charged Joseph Dale McCormick, 3...

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Man charged with breaking and entering

YADKINVILLE — On April 14, deputies with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tracy Lee Cline, 47, Hamptonville, and charged him with one count felony breaking and entering.On April 8, Cline allegedly had gone to a residence on Flat Rock Church Road in Hamptonville. When no one had answered the door after knocking, he allegedly broke in a back door, only to find the owner in the residence.The owner knew Cline, told him to leave and never return. He the...

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Sports Roundup

STATESVILLE — Forbush scored four times in the 10th inning to defeat host West Iredell Thursday.“Very complete game by all the players,” Forbush Coach Denny Key said. “Pitchers threw strikes and hitters put the ball in play.”Forbush scored twice in the top of the seventh to send the game into extra innings.Carson Fulp pitched the final five innings, allowing six hits, walking two, and striking out nine. He did not give up a run....

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Coach optimistic despite inconsistencies

EAST BEND — Three weeks ago Forbush baseball was 5-0. There was room for improvement, but it was still a good start.Now the Falcons are 3-4 in their last seven heading into the second half of the season.“It’s not where I wanted us to be,” Forbush Coach Denny Key said. “We’re still struggling to do the things we need to do every game.”Key said before this season he knew where his team stood going into each game; whether...

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Students have ‘time of their lives’ at Forbush Prom

Forbush students are having the “time of their lives” at their prom held Saturday at the Village Inn in Clemmons.From left, Madison Haynes, Ethan Varner, Kelsey Kem, David Martinez, Alex Garcia, Kennedy Neiderer, Kimberly Granger, Casey Severt and Jamie Caselles sit pretty at the Forbush High School prom on Saturday. Caselles, a junior at Forbush, plans to study photography at N.C. State or UNCG. She served on the Prom Committee and designed the tickets for the event....

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