Poster contest winners

Poster contest winners

Starmount High School students in the Honors Earth Science classes competed in the district and regional Soil and Water Digital Poster Contest this ye...

April 21st, 2018 |  


League of Women Voters launches election website

RALEIGH — On April 8, the League of Women Voters launched VOTE411.org, a hub for election information. The site includes candidate questionnaire...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Forbush HOSA attends State Leadership Conference

Forbush HOSA attends State Leadership Conference

After school on March 21, the Forbush High School Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) team left for the State Leadership Conference in Greens...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Starmount HOSA named ‘Gold Star’ chapter

Starmount HOSA named ‘Gold Star’ chapter

For the fifth consecutive year, Starmount High School HOSA has been awarded the North Carolina HOSA Gold Star Chapter. This award signifies that the c...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Early voting begins today

Early voting begins today

One-stop early voting begins today in Yadkin County. Voters may cast their ballot at the Yadkin County Board of Elections office at 213 E. Elm St. in ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Commissioners meet with students on school safety issues

Commissioners meet with students on school safety issues

School shootings have become all too common, but following the recent massacre at a Florida high school, students are becoming more vocal on how gover...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Donor sends Yadkin Valley United Fund over $200,000 goal in last minutes of celebration banquet

Donor sends Yadkin Valley United Fund over $200,000 goal in last minutes of celebration banquet

In a final push, spurred by a challenge by an anonymous donor, the Yadkin Valley United Fund met its $200,000 goal during its annual appreciation cele...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County approved Brunch Bill only applies to unincorporated areas

YADKINVILLE — Police Chief Tim Parks issued a reminder to businesses on Wednesday that the Brunch Bill recently passed by the Yadkin County comm...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Farm Bureau to host forum for state senate candidates

Farm Bureau to host forum for state senate candidates

Six of the seven candidates running for the new NC State Senate District 34, which includes Yadkin and Iredell counties, will participate in a candida...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Unifi to acquire dyed yarn business and assets

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, announced that its domestic o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Child abuse vigil held

Child abuse vigil held

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month, community leaders gathered on April 11 in front of the courthouse for a vigil in honor of victims of c...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention to be held Saturday

Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention to be held Saturday

Musicians of all ages will perform and compete at the 33rd annual Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention in Yadkinville on Saturday. From competitions to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Hospice holding fundraiser

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its sixth-annual Days of Giving fundraiser. The raffle is designed to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


School board forum to be held

Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum for those seeking election to the Yadkin County Board of Education on April 17. Chamber...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Newly renovated McDonald’s reopens

Newly renovated McDonald’s reopens

A grand opening is slated for the newly renovated McDonald’s in Yadkinville on Friday, with a ribbon cutting to be held at 12:30 p.m. Owners Cra...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Yadkin hosts commissioner conference

Yadkin hosts commissioner conference

County commissioners and leaders from nine other counties gathered in Yadkin County on April 5 for a district meeting of the North Carolina Associatio...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County approved Brunch Bill only applies to unincorporated areas

YADKINVILLE — Police Chief Tim Parks issued a reminder to businesses on Wednesday that the Brunch Bill recently passed by the Yadkin County Comm...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Starmount students to take audiences ‘over the rainbow’

Starmount students to take audiences ‘over the rainbow’

Follow the yellow brick road with Starmount students this month as they stage a production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Performances are schedul...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Healthy Kids Day planned for Saturday at Yadkin County Park

A day of activities with a focus on health for children is planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. at the Yadkin County Park behind the YMCA in Yad...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Early involvement helps hospice transition

Early involvement helps hospice transition

As people struggle with the passing from this life to the next, the burden of care can be overwhelming. In the Yadkin Valley, people can turn to Mount...

April 11th, 2018 |  


BREAKING NEWS: Yadkinville man faces 43 charges involving child sex case

BREAKING NEWS: Yadkinville man faces 43 charges involving child sex case

A Yadkinville man is facing 43 counts of sex offense in a case involving a minor.The Yadkinville Police Department announced Tuesday they have arreste...

April 10th, 2018 |  


HCMH Foundation harnesses second scholarship

HCMH Foundation harnesses second scholarship

Remembering one’s origins is what the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship is all about, and Phyllis Harris understood that....

April 10th, 2018 |  


Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Marty L. Roberts, right, vice president and general manager of operations for the local Rid-A-Bug team, attends the annual Legislative Event sponsored...

April 10th, 2018 |  


SCC offers gardening classes

SCC offers gardening classes

DOBSON — Whether you already have a green thumb or just looking for a new hobby, Surry Community College is offering several one-day classes inv...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Changes to Jonesville clean up to benefit greater good

JONESVILLE — The town of Jonesville will conduct the annual spring clean up from April 16 through April 19. A few changes are hoped to make bett...

April 10th, 2018 |  


April proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month

April proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month

April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in Yadkin County. At Monday’s meeting of the board of commissioners, Yadkin County Human ...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Multiple charges for Jonesville man

Multiple charges for Jonesville man

A Jonesville man was arrested on March 26 after leading officers on a brief chase.Gary Marques Alexander Smith, 29, faces multiple charges including b...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Multiple charges for Jonesville man

Multiple charges for Jonesville man

A Jonesville man was arrested on March 26 after leading officers on brief chase. Gary Marques Alexander Smith, age 29, faces multiple charges includin...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Two face drug, breaking and entering charges

Two face drug, breaking and entering charges

Two Yadkinville residents were arrested March 22 after being located by the King Police Department. Lori Hutchens Bryant, 41, and John Monroe Cartrett...

April 5th, 2018 |  


East Bend resident inducted to Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA — Katherine Juras of East Bend, North Carolina, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Children’s Center joins prevent child abuse North Carolina for Wear Blue Day

Children’s Center joins prevent child abuse North Carolina for Wear Blue Day

DOBSON — On Friday, April 6, Children’s Center joins Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina in Wear Blue Day, a day dedicated to bringing awar...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Board approves Brunch Bill

The Brunch Bill was approved by Yadkin County Commissioners this week. The bill allows for the sale of alcohol beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays rather ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Journey ‘into the woods’ with Forbush students

Journey ‘into the woods’ with Forbush students

Forbush High School students will take the stage next month to present “Into the Woods Jr.”, the Tony Award Winning musical featuring belo...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Business owners call to ‘stop the medians’

Business owners call to ‘stop the medians’

Signs proclaiming “stop the medians” have gone up in Yadkinville and business owners also spoke out at Monday’s board of commissione...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Leaders question why Yadkinville’s name stricken from downtown revitalization appropriations bill

The Town Board of Yadkinville interviewed several candidates to fill the open seat on the board during its Monday evening meeting. Among the candidate...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Horse lovers enjoy the Challenge

Horse lovers enjoy the Challenge

Bill Stiffler saw the Colt Starting Challenge USA competitions as the perfect opportunity for his horse rescue operation.Stiffler, president of Friend...

April 1st, 2018 |  


Forbush Elementary honor roll announced

EAST BEND — Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year.Third-grade A: Makenzie Bake...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Yadkin Veterans Affairs administrator recognizes Vietnam Veterans Day

Yadkin Veterans Affairs administrator recognizes Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29 is designated as Vietnam Veterans Day.“If you know or meet a Vietnam veteran today let them know that you appreciate their service to y...

March 29th, 2018 |  


12-year old finds historical artifacts in Yadkinville

12-year old finds historical artifacts in Yadkinville

A young man in Yadkinville has made a big find with a basic metal detector. Amanda Norman said her son, Hunter Cass, 12, loves history and searching t...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Industry Inside: From trash to fashion

Industry Inside: From trash to fashion

It’s a simple task, tossing that plastic water bottle into a recycle bin. The number of bottles quickly grows though and not only results in a c...

March 29th, 2018 updated: March 29th, 2018. |  


Prom fashion show reminiscent of Disney

Prom fashion show reminiscent of Disney

At the end of February, Starmount High School had a fashion show in order to raise funds for prom. This array of formal wear was sponsored by Southern...

March 28th, 2018 |  


The new techno era arrives in Yadkin

When considering the new age of robotics and the projects that robotics teams create, most of people think of a robot, capable of walking and talking,...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Horton proclaimed SHS teacher of the year

As the school year winds down, the excitement for teacher of the year rose to the forefront, mainly due to the fact that Starmount High School has rec...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County United Fund continues campaign drive

Tom Kilby, executive director for Yadkin County United Fund, announced that the Yadkin County United Fund continues its campaign to reach the goal of ...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Overturned tractor-trailer closes roadway

As of 8:30 a.m. today, emergency crews were in the process of reopening I-77 Southbound near the Yadkin/Iredell County line. The roadway was closed ea...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Gary Maxey, who portrayed Bacchus during the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, and many other characters onstage remembered as ‘larger than life’

Gary Maxey, who portrayed Bacchus during the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, and many other characters onstage remembered as ‘larger than life’

He could undoubtedly be called the most photographed man in Elkin. Portraying the wine god Bacchus each year for the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival is ju...

March 27th, 2018 updated: March 27th, 2018. |  


Industry Inside: The future of manufacturing

Industry Inside: The future of manufacturing

The popular 1960s cartoon “The Jetsons” told of a fully-automated future with flying cars and every home having a robot to do household ta...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


East Bend man facing larceny charges

East Bend man facing larceny charges

YADKINVILLE — An East Bend man is facing charges after allegedly attempting to steal medications from a neighbor.On March 20, the Yadkin County ...

March 21st, 2018 |  


County to receive grant from NC Bird Club

The Yadkin County code which lists all of the ordinances for the county has been reviewed and updated for the first time since 1992.County Clerk Tanya...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Yadkin courts celebrate 35th anniversary of Guardian ad Litem program

Yadkin courts celebrate 35th anniversary of Guardian ad Litem program

Yadkin County court officials have announced that North Carolina Judicial Branch will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Guardian ad Litem Pro...

March 21st, 2018 |