Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

For those looking for a park that’s a little off the beaten path, Wilkes County’s Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest might be ti...

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 |  


Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain State Park has been a popular destination for Elkin residents and tourists for the past few decades. The massive granite dome has watch...

August 24th, 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 |  


Wake Forest Baptist offers a back-to-school health checklist

WINSTON-SALEM — A new backpack, clothes and school supplies are on every parent’s back-to-school checklist, but that is not all your child...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Food: a language of love

Food: a language of love

A few years ago this book called “The Five Love Languages” came out. I never read it though I remember a lot of people talking about it. I...

August 18th, 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 |  


Arts council seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants

WINSTON-SALEM — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants whic...

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 |  


Last chance to catch ‘Mary Poppins’

Last chance to catch ‘Mary Poppins’

Foothills Theatre will stage two final performances of “Mary Poppins” this weekend in Dixon Auditorium at Elkin High School. Performances ...

July 28th, 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 |  


River House brings travelers to Yadkin County

River House brings travelers to Yadkin County

EAST BEND — Off the beaten path beside of the Yadkin River in East Bend sits a 1955 mid-century home conveniently known as the River House.In 20...

July 20th, 2016 |  


The BBQ ribs take a trip

The BBQ ribs take a trip

As I may have mentioned before, my husband and I love to cook on the grill. More accurately I should say Morgan enjoys cooking on the grill and I enjo...

July 14th, 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 |  


Adams couple celebrates 50 years

Adams couple celebrates 50 years

Jasper and Phyllis Adams of Yadkinville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2. A surprise reception was given by their children, Kat...

June 30th, 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 |  


101 ways to prepare zucchini

101 ways to prepare zucchini

The headline of this week’s Kitsey’s Kitchen might be a bit misleading. I’m not giving you 101 recipes using zucchini. I’m hop...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed by Pansy White, RN on Surry’s campus in Dobson concluded June 8. Students are, fro...

June 29th, 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 |  


Carters celebrate 50 years

Carters celebrate 50 years

Kenneth and Jenny Carter of Boonville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 12 with a reception given by their children and grandchildren. Th...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

June 25• 1 to 4 p.m., genealogy seminar for Courtney-Huntsville residents at Courtney Baptist Church fellowship hall. Be prepared and bring info...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Yadkinville student wins top music awards

Yadkinville student wins top music awards

Zachary Edmonds of Yadkinville was recently honored in receiving his “Gold Cups” earned from the National Federal of Music Clubs Junior Fe...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Event to honor former arts center director

Former co-director of the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center, the late Stephen G. Lyons, will be honored Saturday with a special extravaganza event. Attendee...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Yadkinville reunion held

Yadkinville reunion held

Yadkinville High School, Class of 1959, celebrated its 57th reunion at Yadkin Valley Seafood on May 21. Those attending are, from left, first row, San...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Library summer schedule for children announced

The Yadkin County Public Library has announced its programs for the 2016 Summer Reading Program and summer movies. Reading programs are held each Wedn...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Library News

Summer Reading Programs will be held on Wednesdays, June 15 through July 27 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Movies will be shown on Mondays, beginning June 13 a...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Hospice Home campaign closing in on goal to qualify for $1M challenge grant

In December 2015, Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care had a ground-breaking ceremony for Yadkin County’s first inpatient hospice facil...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Winners of Cutest Pet Contest named

Winners of Cutest Pet Contest named

The top three winners of this year’s Tribune’s online Cutest Pet Contest are a true representation of the diversity of pets in the region....

June 8th, 2016 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives elite recognition for stroke patient care

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

June 7th, 2016 |  


Wilkes County EMS announces community defibrillator initiative

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wilkes County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will begin efforts to distribute at least 15 Automated External Defibrillators...

June 7th, 2016 |  


A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious summer

A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious summer

ELKIN — It’s going be a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious summer with Foothills Theatre’s production of “Mary Poppins” ...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

June 7, 8, 15• 11 a.m. to noon, Welcome to Medicare: Hosted by the Blue Moon Benefits Group, this educational presentation will help people unde...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Boonville High Class of 1961 gathers

Boonville High Class of 1961 gathers

The Class of 1961 from Boonville High School celebrated its 55th class reunion at Sanders Ridge Winery Hearth Restaurant on May 7. Attending are, fron...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Students compete to be United Fund’s 2016 print artist

As part of its annual fundraising campaign, the Yadkin County United Fund will showcase artwork by local students from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 26 at the Ya...

May 28th, 2016 |  


The internet can’t replace a cookbook

The internet can’t replace a cookbook

I talked a bit about my love of cookbooks in last week’s column and I thought I would expound on that topic this week. In this technology-driven...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Library news

The fifth annual NWRL Ride for Readers will be held on June 11 and is being hosted by Freeborne’s Eatery and Lodge in Laurel Springs this year. ...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Rockford Memorial Day Service scheduled for May 28

A Memorial Day service will be held at the Rockford Methodist Church in the Historic Village of Rockford on Saturday at 3 p.m.This year’s progra...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Historic Spillman community to be discussed

The Yadkin County Historical Society and Mount Zion Baptist Church will present an open discussion on the historic Spillman community of Yadkin County...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Preschoolers visit the library

Preschoolers visit the library

The Boonville UMC Preschool take a field trip to the Boonville Public Library where they read books, did puzzles, and colored summer pictures. .neFile...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Foothills Arts Council news and upcoming events

ELKIN — The Annual Meeting of the Foothills Arts Council will be at 7 p.m. on June 20. All members and the community is invited to attend. New b...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Olds College offers master weavers course in Yadkinville

Olds College offers master weavers course in Yadkinville

The Yadkin Valley Fiber Room, which opened last fall, already is making quite a name for itself. The Fiber Room, an offshoot of the Yadkin Arts Counci...

May 12th, 2016 |