Johnson serves as House page

RALEIGH — Kurtis Johnson, a student at Yadkin Success Academy, recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. He was...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Library news

We are having our book sale again. Popular “fill a bag” deals are back: fill a plastic bag for $2 or a paper bag for $5. Hardback books ar...

August 17th, 2017 |  


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 ...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Marshall and Spicer unite in evening ceremony

Marshall and Spicer unite in evening ceremony

Cody Allen Spicer of Hamptonville and Hannah Lindi Marshall of Yadkinville exchanged vows in a 5 p.m. ceremony on July 29 at Fall Creek Baptist Church...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Livengoods celebrate 70 years

Livengoods celebrate 70 years

Jesse Edward and Louise Collins Livengood celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a barbecue luncheon and family gathering July 29 at Hanes Gro...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Public Library news

The 2017 Summer Learning Program has come to an end. We would like to extend a big “Thank You” to Yadkin County United Fund for sponsoring...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Calendar

Aug. 10• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., featuring The Wasnots. T...

August 10th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Birth Annoucement

Birth Annoucement

Grant James CarterDarrell and McKenna Carter announce the birth of a son, Grant James, Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina, weighing...

August 3rd, 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 |  


Calendar

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 |  


Calendar

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 |  


Blue Ridge Craft Trails project plans listening sessions

Blue Ridge Craft Trails project plans listening sessions

People committed to Western North Carolina’s rich craft heritage can help create a new craft trail across the mountains. The Blue Ridge National...

July 26th, 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 |  


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 |  


Calendar

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 |  


North Wilkesboro, Wake Forest Baptist announce completion of agreement to lease Wilkes Regional Medical Center

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals Saturday, as the Board of Comm...

July 3rd, 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 |  


Calendar

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 |  


June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

In 1937, some grocer organizations decided to sponsor National Milk Month to create a way to hand out extra milk when dairy production was at a surplu...

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 |  


Longs celebrate 50th wedding annivesary

Longs celebrate 50th wedding annivesary

Bill and Vickie Long of Yadkinville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4 with a family dinner in Greensboro.The couple’s children...

June 15th, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


The Walker Center announces its 2017-2018 season lineup

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center has announced its 2017-2018 season lineup. John Michael Montgomery opens the new season on Sept. 21, with his gre...

June 7th, 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 |  


Calendar

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 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Andrew Noah DimmetteScott and Kellie Dimmette of Jonesville announce the birth of a son, Andrew Noah, on May 1 at 2:02 p.m. on Forsyth Medical Center,...

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 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

May 26th, 2017 |