NEWS


Renovations and staff needed at Elkin High

Renovations and staff needed at Elkin High

The lack of funding for education has been a hot topic in state and local politics since the Great Recession began in 2007. However, with the economy ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Elkin varsity football needs cohesion, effort

Elkin varsity football needs cohesion, effort

The Elkin varsity football team has room for improvement. The question is are they able and willing to improve this season? Although they have not got...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Women’s Sports: Beating the stereotype

Women’s Sports: Beating the stereotype

When you turn on the TV, is it often you see a women’s basketball game? A college softball game? It seems men’s sports dominate any sports...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Candlelight vigil held for Domestic Violence Awareness

Candlelight vigil held for Domestic Violence Awareness

The silence of the sanctuary was a feeling as much as a sound Thursday evening as survivors and supporters gathered at the Yadkinville United Methodis...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Chuck Wagon Gang coming to Boonville

BOONVILLE — The four original members of the Chuck Wagon Gang may not have known what a legacy and tradition they started when D.P. “Dad&#...

October 10th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

BOONVILLE — The cause of a house fire that left a Boonville family displaced on Oct. 4 remains under investigation this week. John and Rita Howe...

October 10th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Forbush remains undefeated in WPAC

Forbush remains undefeated in WPAC

MOUNT AIRY — The Forbush Falcons men’s soccer team are proving their dominance in the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference with a record o...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Falcons sweep Walkertown on senior night

Falcons sweep Walkertown on senior night

EAST BEND — Last week the Forbush volleyball team put on a clinic against Walkertown on senior night. Seniors Mackenzie Fulk and Davis Ann Wood ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Forbush women’s tennis results

Forbush 7 - West Stokes 2Singles1. Sydney Preston (WS) Def. Alyssa Southern (FHS) 6-1, 6-02. Stephanie Swain (FHS) Def. Stephine Henery (WS) 6-6 (4-7)...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Fobes continues successful 2017 season

Fobes continues successful 2017 season

EAST BEND — Forbush golfer, Mallory Fobes, has had a successful 2017 season. Fobes won the conference by 39 strokes and the conference tournamen...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams football team took on the East Wilkes Cardinals on Friday night in Boonville in front of a packed crowd. East Wil...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Starmount soccer shuts down Elkin, 9-0

Starmount soccer shuts down Elkin, 9-0

BOONVILLE — Starmount soccer continued its mercy rule run through the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference on Wednesday afternoon. The Rams hoste...

October 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Tie-dye project teaches Surry students writing skills

Tie-dye project teaches Surry students writing skills

DOBSON — To most people tie-dyeing a T-shirt seems like an art project, but for students in Dr. Kathleen Fowler’s eight-week, English 111:...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Homer and Rosa Wilhelm celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married Sept. 28, 1957.Their children, Rod and Bethany Lowder, K...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Wilhelm couple celebrates 60 years

Homer and Rosa Wilhelm celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married Sept. 28, 1957.Their children, Rod and Bethany Lowder, K...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Farmers ahead, share the road

Farmers ahead, share the road

YADKINVILLE — With harvest time upon us, you will start seeing more large and slow moving farm equipment on the highways and roads around Yadkin...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Dance, photography highlight clean water

Dance, photography highlight clean water

The Yadkin River has been a source of life for the people in its valley for hundreds of years, and celebrating that life force comes in many forms. Wh...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Richmond Hill gets donation before final open house

Richmond Hill gets donation before final open house

Historic Richmond Hill Law School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, East Bend, is the recipient of six 1840 maple/hickory dining ta...

October 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

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Letter to the editor

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Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

To the editor,Citizens of the Yadkinville area have much to be proud of; the activities of the Arts Council, Unifi’s modern manufacturing facili...

August 17th, 2017 |  


SECU Hospice Home reminds of opportunities available

SECU Hospice Home reminds of opportunities available

As Mountain Valley Hospice begins to welcome guests at the SECU Hospice Home in Yadkinville, I cannot help but consider the several individuals I know...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Abby Hardy (East Bend) “I’ll be playing softball for my travel team, Carolina Xtreme. I play catcher.” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Dining adventures on vacation

Dining adventures on vacation

Sweet summertime is finally here and I will soon be dipping my toes in the Atlantic Ocean. My husband thinks my idea of going on vacation is boring, s...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Let them eat cake!

Let them eat cake!

Who doesn’t like cake? I’m sure there are some curmudgeonly souls out there who don’t like cake, but we’ll just look at the br...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,I was extremely disturbed Sunday when my daughter told me about an experience she had while registering my six year old granddaughter fo...

May 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

GREENSBORO — The North Carolina Zoo has awarded Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) its 2017 Paw of Approval, which highlights the company’s commitmen...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital named 2017 Most Wired

For the third consecutive year, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned Most Wired status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information...

July 25th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA