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January 25th, 2018 |  


Healthy financial habits make less stress, healthier bodies

Healthy financial habits make less stress, healthier bodies

Unhealthy finances can lead to the kind of anxiety that makes one ill. Working toward financial security can help alleviate some of that stress.“...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Emotional state of being as important as exercise, eating well

Emotional state of being as important as exercise, eating well

Mental health is so closely connected to physical health that it can be difficult to know if a headache is caused by stress or by the weather, which i...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Healthy living is just a step away

Healthy living is just a step away

One of the main New Year’s resolutions made each year is becoming a healthier person. From dieting to exercise, the way people lose weight and s...

January 24th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Three words, Rose Rosette Disease, strike terror in the hearts of any rose aficionado. The deadliest disease affecting rose, Rose Rosette Disease, fir...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Hayes graduates basic training

Hayes graduates basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul D. Hayes Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...

January 16th, 2018 |  


The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) has free assistance available at branches of the Northwestern Regional Libraries to help indivi...

January 15th, 2018 |  


First baby of 2018 born

First baby of 2018 born

Jaxxen Lee Cooper greeted the world Jan. 1, 2018, at 11:24 p.m. as the first baby of the new year born at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital to Summer Jen...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


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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 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

There are two gardening feats that defeat me: I cannot grow echinacea and I’ve had horrible experiences trying to turn seeds into usable plants....

December 14th, 2017 |  


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December 14th, 2017 |  


Healthy habits, healthy families with WIC

More families than ever are finding it hard to put healthy food on their dinner tables. For young children, a lack of good nutrition can put them at r...

December 7th, 2017 |  


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December 7th, 2017 |  


Garcia completes Air Force basic training

Garcia completes Air Force basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Victor M. Garcia Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San A...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Holiday leftover safety and recipes

After a delicious holiday meal, continue the feeling with a variety of post-holiday meals. If we handle food safely to avoid food borne illnesses, our...

November 29th, 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...

November 24th, 2017 |  


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November 23rd, 2017 |  


Boonville High School Class of 1966 reunites

Boonville High School Class of 1966 reunites

The Boonville High School Class of 1966 celebrated its 51st reunion at the Depot Restaurant in Dobson on Sept. 16. Those attending were Bobbie Hobson ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


2017 Windsor family reunion

2017 Windsor family reunion

The annual Windsor Reunion was held Sept. 10 at the Historic Old School House at Windsor’s Cross Roads in Yadkin County. About 60 people attende...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Turkey safety for the holidays

The holiday season is upon us and our thoughts turn toward the great feast ahead. Very often the star of the feast is the humble turkey, sitting prett...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Pot pie versus chicken pie

Pot pie versus chicken pie

Several years ago I wrote a column about a local delicacy we call chicken stew. It is chicken stew season here in Yadkin County, a very favorite time ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


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November 16th, 2017 |  


Northwestern Regional Library’s NWRL Cares/Amnesty Week at NWRL branch libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library is giving back to its local communities this week, Nov. 13-18. Just in time for the holidays, bring in canned or non...

November 14th, 2017 |  


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November 9th, 2017 |  


License Plate Agency receives special recognition

The Yadkin County License Plate Agency was presented a letter of excellent performance for the year of 2017. This award is reflective of the excellent...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Will Durst performs his hit set ‘Boomeraging’ at the Willingham Theater

Racking up terrific reviews amid sold out houses, “BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG” is a tribute to the history, growth, joys, achievements a...

November 8th, 2017 |  


‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’ returns to the Willingham Theater

‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’ returns to the Willingham Theater

Ever seen Hamlet done in a minute? How about backwards? Well, audiences are in luck. Back by popular demand, the Willingham’s Spotlight Theater ...

November 2nd, 2017 updated: November 2nd, 2017. |  


Chandlers celebrate 50 years

Chandlers celebrate 50 years

The Rev. Dean and Judy Chandler recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows and being honored with a reception on Oct. 1...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Photo exhibit on display at Boonville Library

The 2017 “Transformation” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Boonville Public Library d...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


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November 2nd, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for November

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in November at various locations in S...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Starmount Class of 1972 reunites

Starmount Class of 1972 reunites

The Starmount High School Class of 1972 recently held its 45th reunion at the Yadkin Moose Lodge.A graduating class of 162, the class has 16 members d...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Surry Paralegal Club hosts American Red Cross blood drive

Surry Paralegal Club hosts American Red Cross blood drive

DOBSON — When tragedy strikes the nation, one of the most frequently recommended ways to contribute to recovery is to donate blood. In fact, abo...

October 28th, 2017 |  


West Yadkin High School Class of 1967 reunites

West Yadkin High School Class of 1967 reunites

On Oct. 7, the 1967 graduating class of West Yadkin High School celebrated their 50th class reunion at Longtown Pentecostal Holiness fellowship hall i...

October 26th, 2017 |  


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October 26th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville native has been appointed to Attorney General’s Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse

RALEIGH — Yadkinville native Kerry Aguilera has been appointed to Attorney General Josh Stein’s Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse. To ki...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County native announces his retirement as WSSU CFO

Yadkin County native announces his retirement as WSSU CFO

WINSTON-SALEM — Dr. Randy W. Mills, vice chancellor for finance and administration/chief financial officer at Winston-Salem State University, ha...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County library news

We are in need of VITA volunteers. This is a tax preparation service for people with incomes under $54,000. If you are good with numbers and enjoy wor...

October 19th, 2017 |  


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October 19th, 2017 |  


Surry CC honoring veterans with luncheon on Nov. 2

Surry CC honoring veterans with luncheon on Nov. 2

DOBSON — In honor of Veterans Day, Surry Community College will host its annual Veterans Luncheon on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Surry Community hosts Grand Wine Tasting featuring Melva Houston on Nov. 8

Surry Community hosts Grand Wine Tasting featuring Melva Houston on Nov. 8

DOBSON — As part of Surry Community College’s sixth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium, the college invites the community...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Surry Spooktacular features haunted trail, hayride on Oct. 24

Surry Spooktacular features haunted trail, hayride on Oct. 24

DOBSON — Surry Community College will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Oct. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the college’s gymnasium at 630...

October 17th, 2017 |  


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 |