Highway Patrol graduation held

CARY — The North Carolina Highway Patrol held its 141st Basic Patrol School graduation Aug. 4, ending 29 weeks of extensive academic and physica...

August 9th, 2017 |  


4-H Livestock Show showcases local youth

For anyone who is tired of mundane Saturday afternoon chores or the same old thing every Saturday, like yard work, washing the car and cleaning the ho...

August 9th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Farm Bureau scholarship recipients recognized

2017 Yadkin Farm Bureau scholarship recipients recognized

During Yadkin County Farm Bureau’s recent Legislative Appreciation Dinner at the Yadkin County Agriculture Center, the 2017 Yadkin County Farm B...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


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Aug. 4• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, port-a-pit chicken fundraiser at Yadkinville United Methodist Church to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice. Tickets are $...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley History Fair will be Aug. 12

The 2017 Yadkin Valley History and Genealogy Fair and Conference will be held on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207...

July 27th, 2017 |  


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July 29• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.• Noon to 8 p.m...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $7,000 in local grants and scholarships

Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $7,000 in local grants and scholarships

YADKINVILLE — The board of advisors of the Yakin County Community Foundation announced $7,440 in local grants and scholarship awards from its co...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Storms roll through the area

Storms roll through the area

Emily Kaplan shared this shot of a storm rolling across the East Bend area of Yadkin County Tuesday afternoon. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Yesteryear

Yadkin Yesteryear

Frank Steelman Sr. and David Steelman in a truck from Boonville get ready for the 100th birthday of Yadkin County parade circa 1950. If you have old p...

July 13th, 2017 |  


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July 16• 10 a.m., New Birth Worship Center (NBWC), 1033 Newbirth Drive, East Bend, will celebrate its pastor, Dr. James L.E. Hunt, and First Lad...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Surry CC recognized by NC Department of Environmental Quality

Surry CC recognized by NC Department of Environmental Quality

DOBSON — Surry Community College was recently recognized by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Environmental Assistan...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Kiger graduates from Airforce basic training

Kiger graduates from Airforce basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Ashlea L. Kiger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antoni...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Project Linus seeks volunteers, donations

Recently launched, Project Linus of Yadkin County provides new handmade blankets to children in the community who are sick, homeless, bereaved, abused...

June 29th, 2017 |  


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July 7-8• 6:30 p.m., 10 a.m., New Birth Worship Center (NBWC) will hold a two-day Women’s Conference with praise and worship service led b...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County 4-H member attends 2017 Citizenship North Carolina Focus

Yadkin County 4-H member attends 2017 Citizenship North Carolina Focus

A Yadkin County 4-H member attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh. The Yadkin County delegation returned home from t...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Public input sought on Hanging Rock State Park

The state of North Carolina is seeking public comment on plans for the expansion of Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County. The state recently acqui...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College wine featured at state wine caucus

Surry Community College wine featured at state wine caucus

DOBSON — Representatives of Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program were invited to pour wine during the N.C. Wine &...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


SCC golf tournament nets $1 million

SCC golf tournament nets $1 million

MOUNT AIRY — The 21st annual Woltz-Harold Surry Community College Foundation Golf Tournament held on May 18 landed on an absolutely gorgeous sun...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Ride raises $10K for regional library

The Northwestern Regional Library sponsored the sixth annual Freeborne’s Ride for Readers on June 10. More than $10,000 was raised that will hel...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Harris graduates from Rural Economic Development Institute

Harris graduates from Rural Economic Development Institute

Sarah Harris of the town of Boonville graduated in May from the Rural Economic Development Institute (REDI), an intensive, three-month training progra...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Wildlife in North Carolina magazine photo competition open until Sept. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 13th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p....

June 9th, 2017 |  


Ride benefiting libraries set for Saturday

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on Saturday. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wi...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Special summer camp starts Monday

The Children’s Center, along with Project Challenge and the Juvenile Mediation and Restorative Justice Center, is hosting a week-long summer cam...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Extension agency welcomes intern

Extension agency welcomes intern

Janeice Leonard of Davidson County will serve as an intern this summer with the Yadkin County Cooperative Extension. Yadkin County was selected to hav...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Music students perform

Music students perform

JONESVILLE — Dorothy Wells’ piano, voice and guitar students at Studio 67 in Jonesville recently presented their spring recital. Each stud...

June 5th, 2017 |  


YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

The Yadkin Valley United Fund has announced the recipients of its Triple C Scholarships for 2017.David Steelman, executive director, said this is the ...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Kathryn Sheffield (Matthews) “Pursue friendships your freshman year, those are the ones that usually last through college. Fully immerse yoursel...

June 1st, 2017 |  


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June 10• 7 p.m., Civitan Music in the Park will be held at Yadkinville Community Park on U.S. 601, with Sound Factory playing country and oldies...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Surry Machining Club donates to Children’s Center

Surry Machining Club donates to Children’s Center

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Machining Club recently donated $500 to the Children’s Center in Dobson. Funds donated were collected...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Girl Scouts awarded scholarship

COLFAX — Four local Girl Scouts have been awarded academic scholarships for their long-term involvement in Girl Scouting and for earning their G...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Now registering youth for free grief camp

MOUNT AIRY — Registration is now underway for Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care’s Brighter Days Children’s Grief Camp. The...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Surry County superintendent honored

Surry County superintendent honored

On May 12, Dr. Travis L. Reeves, superintendent of the Surry County School district in Surry County, was named the Region Five Superintendent of the Y...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

DOBSON — While Surry Community College always offers a wide variety of courses dedicated to providing students with the most complete and well-r...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Stewart to lead YVUF

New officers and board members have been elected for the Yadkin Valley United Fund beginning June 1, according to David Steelman, executive director.O...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering variety of summer camps

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering several summer camps for children of various ages starting in June and July on the college’s ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


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May 27• 3 p.m., The Rockford Preservation Society is holding its annual Memorial Day Service at Rockford Methodist Church and Rockford Baptist C...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew J. Pinter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The ai...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


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May 20• 12:30 p.m., Deep Creek Friends Meeting to host a golf tournament at Silo Run Golf Course. Registration and a free lunch begin at 12:30 p...

May 18th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Students participate in NCFMC Festival at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM — The N.C. Federation of Junior Music Clubs (NCFMC) held a district festival on March 4 at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

DOBSON — Surry Community College instructor Jeff Jones recently brought classroom lessons to life for students enrolled in his BIO 111: General ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s MAC 112: Machining Technology II course recently toured Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) based in ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


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May 6• 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Glenns Chapel Church, 2200 Longtown Road, East Bend, will have a yard sale and fish fry.• 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Garde...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Winners of regional photo contest announced

On April 25, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in May. No advanced regi...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School open house this week

The Yadkin Valley Community School will host an open house Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 240 Standard St. At the open house, families will be able to mee...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

DOBSON — The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Surry Community College recently held the second annual “S...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School will present “Seussical Jr.” on May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The ...

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April 29• 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., spring fling will be held at Deep Creek Baptist with local vendors and crafters. Breakfast for purchase from 7 to 1...

April 27th, 2017 |