Scaring off hunger in Elkin

Scaring off hunger in Elkin

The Elkin Middle School Beta Club will be doing a service project for the Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry Halloween weekend with a Garden of Terr...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Students walk to school

Students walk to school

Forbush Elementary students participate in a Walk to School event aimed at encouraging students to do more physical activity. .neFileBlock { margin-b...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Let’s keep Yadkin clean and green middle grades art contest

The Yadkin County Beautification Committee is sponsoring an art contest for all Yadkin County students in grades seventh and eighth. One winning artwo...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Calendar

Oct. 20• 6 p.m., a special called meeting will take place at East Bend Town Hall for the board to discuss town personnel.Oct. 22• 11 a.m. ...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Insane Terrain is beauty of trails

Insane Terrain is beauty of trails

The fourth annual Insane Terrain 5K benefiting the Elkin Valley Trails Association will be held this Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Elkin Munic...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County 4-H winners at Dixie Classic Fair

Yadkin County 4-H winners at Dixie Classic Fair

Yadkin County 4-H’er Eli Thomas of East Bend came home with Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer in the Junior Beef Cattle Show at the Dixie Class...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Fire safety day at Forbush Elementary

Fire safety day at Forbush Elementary

Children get an inside look at a fire truck at Fire Safety Day with the Forbush Fire Department at Forbush Elementary School. .neFileBlock { margin-b...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Woolly Worm tour starts in Elkin

Woolly Worm tour starts in Elkin

The Triad Austin Healey Club will hold its annual “Wooly Worm Tour,” this Saturday starting in Elkin. Coordinated by Jon Saylor and his da...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Chorus to begin rehearsals for Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Yadkin Community Chorus will begin rehearsing this week for its annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”“Each year the Ya...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Public invited for groundbreaking ceremony for Business 40

WINSTON-SALEM — Transportation officials and local dignitaries will announce the new name of a 20-mile portion of the historic Business 40 highw...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Elephants take the stage one last time

Elephants take the stage one last time

Residents of Yadkin County and surrounding areas will have a chance to see elephants perform one last time as the Garden Brothers Circus rolls into Ya...

October 14th, 2016 updated: October 14th, 2016. |  


Calendar

Oct. 15• 10 a.m., The Keepers of the Faith Christian girls club for ages 5-18 in Yadkin County meeting will be at New Birth Worship Center, 1033...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Boonville holds inaugural cornhole tournament

Boonville holds inaugural cornhole tournament

BOONVILLE — Saturday’s storms couldn’t dampen the spirits of participants in Boonville’s inaugural Cornhole Tournament. Hoping...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Surry-Yadkin EMC announces temporary rate reduction

DOBSON — Members of Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation will soon notice a difference in their monthly power bills, since lower fuel pr...

October 8th, 2016 |  


YMCA Fit Family 5K registration going on now

Registration is going on now for the YMCA Fit Family 5K, scheduled for Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. The run is intended to help build healthy habits with chi...

October 8th, 2016 |  


Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series announces chef bracket

RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the Carolina’s food, agricu...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Oct. 8• 11 a.m. to noon, fall rabies clinic, $10 shot, cash only, at Grandview Animal Hospital, 6043 Old U.S. 421 Hwy. in East Bend. Bring pet o...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Boonville Class of 1966

Boonville Class of 1966

The Boonville High School Class of 1966 celebrated its 50th reunion at The Depot Restaurant in Dobson on Sept. 17. Those attending were, first row, Wi...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Library News

Voter registration forms, in both English and Spanish, are available at the library. Deadline for voter registration is Oct. 14. One Stop early voting...

October 5th, 2016 updated: October 5th, 2016. |  


Calendar

Oct. 1• 9 to 10 a.m., fall rabies clinic, $10 shot, cash only, at Harmony Heights Animal Hospital, 220 Polly Wood Lane, Yadkinville. Bring pet o...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

The Yadkinville Lions have re-elected Donald Moxley as president for the third year in a row. Bobby Sutton, the Lions secretary, presented Moxley a sp...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 24• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 10th annual Country Quilt Show will take place at Galloway Episcopal Church, 312 W. Main St., Elkin, in conjunct...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Area businesses support local charity

Area businesses support local charity

BOONVILLE — A number of local businesses have donated to Joshua’s Angel Center of the Carolina’s in Boonville recently and organizer...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 16, 17• The Friends of the Library will have its annual yard sale Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 6 a.m. to noon at the East ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Boonville Class of 1956 reunites

Boonville Class of 1956 reunites

The Boonville High School Class of 1956 celebrated its 60th reunion at Fairfield Inn in Elkin on Aug. 6. Those attending were Reba Casstevens Elliot, ...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Councilwoman, historian Judy Wolfe dies

Councilwoman, historian Judy Wolfe dies

JONESVILLE — Jonesville Town Councilwoman Judy Wolfe, who also served as president of the Jonesville Historical Society and was a local historia...

September 8th, 2016 updated: September 8th, 2016. |  


Meme Brown benefit to be held in Boonville

BOONVILLE — On Sunday at Sander’s Ridge Winery in Boonville, the Meme McKenzie Brown “Fight Like a Girl” benefit will be held....

September 7th, 2016 |  


Be a Girl Scout

As summer comes to an end, a new school year begins, including opportunities for local girls and adults to become a Girl Scout.Girl Scouts Carolinas P...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Veteran, REPREVE bring American flags back to US

Veteran, REPREVE bring American flags back to US

Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.’s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE brand to manufacture American flag...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Artists sought for North Carolina Duck Stamp competition

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are calling all artists for their annual N.C. ...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 2• 6:30 to 8 p.m., informational session on Girl Scouts at Yadkinville United Methodist Church. Area troop leaders will be available to me...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Extension Agency hosts Safety Day

Extension Agency hosts Safety Day

Yadkin County Cooperative Extension recently hosted a Progressive Ag Safety Camp at the Lone Hickory Arena. The mission of the Progressive Ag Safety D...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Yadkin emergency officials attend health fair in East Bend

Yadkin emergency officials attend health fair in East Bend

Yadkin County Emergency Operations Manager James Collins, left, shares a coloring book with a child at the Community Health Fair held at the East Bend...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Aug. 28• 1 p.m., Spillman and Hutchens reunion will be at Forbush Fire Department on Old 421 East. Drinks will be provided.• 3:30 p.m., Ne...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

The class of Yadkinville High School 1951 had its 65th reunion July 16. Fifteen class members enjoyed the 65th reunion at the Yadkinville United Metho...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Cruising in Boonville

Cruising in Boonville

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August 18th, 2016 |  


Class reunions held

Class reunions held

East Bend High School Class of 1966 held its 50th class reunion on Aug. 6. Attending are, front row, from left, Linda Cuzzens Warner, Kay Hunt Burnett...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Ingalls to visit Richmond Hill

Ingalls to visit Richmond Hill

Terri Ingalls, storyteller/reenactor, will present “Three Women of the Civil War” at 3 p.m. on Aug. 20 at Richmond Hill Law School in East...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Yadkin Civitan Club supports family with medical expenses

Yadkin Civitan Club supports family with medical expenses

Yadkin Civitan Club President Cathy Recchio recently presented $800 to the Jacob Shore Medical Fund. He is the son of Scott and April Shore and sister...

August 11th, 2016 |  


N.C. Courts expand online payments to most criminal and infraction court cases

RALEIGH — Citizens can now pay court costs, fines and fees online for most criminal and infraction cases that have been tried in district or sup...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Mobile food bank offered for Hamptonville residents

Mobile food bank offered for Hamptonville residents

This summer Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry is offering a mobile food bank for Hamptonville residents. Those in need may visit the mobile food ba...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Aug. 5• 2 to 6:30 p.m., Red Cross blood drive at Forbush Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, 4725 Old Highway 421 E., East Bend.Aug. 6• ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Volunteers needed for back-to-school shopping

Area children will soon be returning to school and the YMCA is doing its part to ensure that they are prepared. As part of its annual Bright Beginning...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Bringing the magic of books

Bringing the magic of books

Zelnick the Magician puts on a special show for children at the East Bend Public Library as part of their summer reading program. .neFileBlock { marg...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 29• 9 to 11 a.m., The Fun Friday Kids of First Baptist Church, Yadkinville, will be honoring the law enforcement of Yadkin County in the fe...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 15-16• 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Deep Creek Friends Meeting, 1140 Deep Creek Church Road, Yadkinville, will host an indoor yard sale to benefit mis...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice seeking community volunteers

YADKINVILLE — The next Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care Volunteer Training will be held at the Yadkinville office and is scheduled ...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 1• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pressure Canning Testing by N.C. State Extension will be held at the 2nd floor of the new Agricultural and Educationa...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Richmond Hill to host lecture on Pearson children

EAST BEND — The Yadkin County Historical Society and the Historic Richmond Hill Law School Commission will present the annual Pearson lecture on...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Yadkinville girl scouts earn Silver Award

COLFAX — Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has awarded 223 girls with the Girl Scout Silver Award, the second highest award a Girl Scout c...

June 24th, 2016 |