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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.

 

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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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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Elkin recruits for Adopt-A-Street

Town officials are seeking volunteers for a litter program that will help toward beautification of streets owned by the town.Laura Gaylord, the community manager for the town of Elkin, announced recruitment efforts for Elkin’s Adopt-A-Street program.The Adopt-A-Street program is a partnership between the town and its merchants and residents. Groups or individuals agree to adopt an area and take responsibility for keeping the street, sidewalk and other approved area...

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Students battle over books

Students from Elkin Elementary School recently participated in a district Elementary Battle of the Books program held by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA).The district competition was held in Hickory on April 1.Participating in the competition were Gracie Gambill, Bethany Roberts, Eli Powell, Leah Shaw, Margaret Freeman, Breanna Laws, Cameron Shaw, Abigail Wagoner, Harper Lee Libbertt and Kaitlin Fletcher.The students competed agains...

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Volunteers raising funds for free agility camp

Organizers for a local charity are launching a fundraiser they say is needed to help purchase sports equipment to run a free agility camp.Registration for the agility camp is open to all children and adults.According to I Support My Community of Elkin, a cookout will be held on May 3 on the corner of North Bridge Street and N.C. 268 Bypass from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cookout will contain items such as tenderloin, hamburgers, hot dogs, and other food.Cookout tic...

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