NEWS


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2017: A year-in-review
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Snow causes multi-vehicle pile up on I-77

Fall 2017 president’s list and dean’s list recipients announced

BANNER ELK — Of the 921 students enrolled in the fall 2017 semester at Lees-McRae College, 475 students — over half of enrolled students a...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Gov. Cooper addresses winter weather threat from Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper addresses winter weather threat from Yadkin County

During a visit to Yadkinville today, Governor Roy Cooper met with local Department of Transportation workers and thanked them for their work in preppi...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Early College to hold blood drive Wednesday

Yadkin Early College to hold blood drive Wednesday

Yadkin Early College High School students are organizing a blood drive for the Red Cross on Wednesday. The blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:3...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush Elementary Honor Roll

Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.Third Grade “A” Honor Roll: Mak...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Eagle Scout project completed at Courtney Elementary

Eagle Scout project completed at Courtney Elementary

A start date for construction of the new Courtney Elementary School gym has not yet been determined, but Yadkin County Schools Superintendent Dr. Todd...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Virtual reality comes to Yadkin Early College

Virtual reality comes to Yadkin Early College

Yadkin Early College students now have virtual access to the world. The early college has been awarded a $4,400 grant by The Foundation for Rural Serv...

January 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Winston-Salem Dash make staffing hires for 2018

WINSTON-SALEM — The Winston-Salem Dash have hired new staff and promoted several of their front office team members in preparation for the 2018 ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


MVAC wrestling results and standings

Official Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Standings as of Jan. 6.Wilkes Central 4-0; 13-15West Wilkes 3-0; 13-1Starmount 2-1; 10-5Ashe County 2-1; ...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Falcons take WPAC win in overtime

Lady Falcons take WPAC win in overtime

EAST BEND — It was a wild Western Piedmont Athletic Conference game for the Forbush Lady Falcons (12-2, 5-0) and the North Surry Greyhounds (7-9...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Falcons fall in WPAC showdown

Falcons fall in WPAC showdown

EAST BEND — The men’s basketball game against Forbush and North Surry capped off an intense night in East Bend. After an overtime game in ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Basketball scores and schedules

Women’s Basketball:Starmount:Nov. 28: Surry Central 53 - Starmount 8Dec. 1: Forbush 78 - Starmount 46Dec. 6: Galax 45 - Starmount 33Dec. 12: Sta...

January 11th, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Absentee Gardeners
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First baby of 2018 born

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 21st, 2017 |  


NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd anniversary of tracking Santa’s yule...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville High School Class of 1962 meets

Yadkinville High School Class of 1962 meets

Yadkinville High School, class of 1962, met for their 55th reunion on Nov. 4 at the Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville. Those attending are, front ro...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Time for some holiday baking

Time for some holiday baking

One of the best things about the holiday season is all the good food. Even more special is making that food with loved ones. Most people have very spe...

December 14th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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It’s all about the people
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New year, new underwear
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The Christmas card debate
Time for some holiday baking

Time for some holiday baking

One of the best things about the holiday season is all the good food. Even more special is making that food with loved ones. Most people have very spe...

December 14th, 2017 |  


NC Christmas trees: grown by hand, protected by science

NC Christmas trees: grown by hand, protected by science

I’ll start with a disclosure, we are real Christmas tree people. I understand the arguments for fake trees, but I don’t want a hunk of pla...

November 30th, 2017 |  


The things our mothers did

The things our mothers did

I’m at the age where I catch myself saying or doing things that my mamma always did. Some people dread turning into their mother, but I consider...

November 30th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


Carolina Farm Credit announces results of director elections

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit completed the 2017 director election by mail on Oct. 6. The members elected to serve are J. Eric McPherson (t...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Unifi celebrates National Manufacturing Day

Unifi celebrates National Manufacturing Day

GREENSBORO — In observance of Manufacturing Day 2017 (MFG Day), Unifi, Inc., (NYSE:UFI) joined companies across the nation to showcase automatio...

October 11th, 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 |  


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