Hunter Safety Team takes first place in national competition

Hunter Safety Team takes first place in national competition

MANSFIELD, Pa. — Students on the Forbush Middle School Hunter Safety Team won multiple awards at a national competition last month. The team com...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Final days of voting for NC wine region readers’ choice awards

Final days of voting for NC wine region readers’ choice awards

The Yadkin Valley Wine region as well as a local restaurant are in the running for readers’ choice awards from USA Today. The voting is open onl...

August 16th, 2018 |  


WCC announces phlebotomy graduates

WCC announces phlebotomy graduates

Wilkes Community College announced its recent phlebotomy program graduates, who were taught by instructor Annette Church. The graduates are: Taylor By...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Teachers ready for new school year

Teachers ready for new school year

BOONVILLE — Students have less than a week before returning to school, but Yadkin County teachers have returned to work to prepare for the stude...

August 16th, 2018 |  


National Night Out in Yadkin neighborhoods

National Night Out in Yadkin neighborhoods

Several community watch groups took park last week in the National Night Out event, an annual community-building campaign which promotes police-commun...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Fleming awarded degree

Katelyn Fleming of Yadkinville has received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wyoming.The University of Wyoming provides quality undergradu...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Surry Community College Yadkin Center’s new industrial training center dedicated

Surry Community College Yadkin Center’s new industrial training center dedicated

Students will soon be learning in a unique new facility in Yadkin County. The G. Allen Mebane IV Industrial Training Center is the newest building on ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Statutory rape charges reported during Jonesville town meeting

Statutory rape charges reported during Jonesville town meeting

JONESVILLE — Several Jonesville police officers were recognized with promotions during Monday’s meeting of the town council. Jonesville Po...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Local firefighters receive training with AirCare

Local firefighters receive training with AirCare

AirCare from Wake Forest Baptist Health lands at Union Grove Baptist Church on Monday night during a training with volunteer firefighters from Fall Cr...

August 14th, 2018 |  


WCC students bring home the gold, silver, bronze

WCC students bring home the gold, silver, bronze

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College SkillsUSA students brought home five gold, six silver and four bronze medals from the 54th annual SkillsUS...

August 10th, 2018 |  


SCC Nurse Aide students complete classes

SCC Nurse Aide students complete classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students completed classes in May.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification courses through...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Foster places in beauty pageant

Foster places in beauty pageant

DALLAS, Texas — Kathryn Mackenzie Foster, daughter of Josh and Christina Foster of Clemmons, recently competed in the 2018-2019 International Ci...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Donation aids men’s recovery facility

Donation aids men’s recovery facility

Several local churches and community members recently made donations that allowed for the purchase of a new equipment at Alpha Acres in Yadkinville. A...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Governor announces way to apply to state boards, commissions

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced a new web portal for North Carolina boards and commissions to streamline the application process for people ...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Tractor parade slated for Aug. 18

Each year the Windsor’s Crossroads Ruritan Club hosts a full country breakfast followed by a tractor parade around the countryside. This year...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Students attend SCC training center open house

Students attend SCC training center open house

Around 200 students, prospective students, business leaders and area residents attended an open house on Aug. 2 for the newly completed G. Allen Meban...

August 7th, 2018 |  


August recognized as Breastfeeding Month

August recognized as Breastfeeding Month

At Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners, a proclamation was signed recognizing August as World Breastfeeding Month. Aug....

August 7th, 2018 |  


Yadkin arts center hosts gallery reception

Yadkin arts center hosts gallery reception

A gallery reception was held Aug. 2 in honor of artist Cory Willingham whose art is now on display in the Welborn Gallery at the Yadkin Cultural Arts ...

August 7th, 2018 |  


SCC students complete accelerated nurse aide class

SCC students complete accelerated nurse aide class

Dobson — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students completed an accelerated class in July.Surry Community College’s Accelerated Nurse Ai...

August 6th, 2018 |  


SCC graduates announced

DOBSON — Surry Community College held its 51st commencement ceremony in the newly renovated gymnatorium on the Dobson campus on May 12.This spri...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Father dead, son injured in ‘road rage’ shooting

ROARING RIVER — A presumed road rage incident in Wilkes County has left one man dead and another in critical condition. On Aug. 5, at approximat...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Valley Wine Region, Roots Restaurant nominated for award

Yadkin Valley Wine Region, Roots Restaurant nominated for award

The Yadkin Valley as well as The Roots Restaurant at Sanders Ridge are both in the running for Readers’ Choice Awards from USA Today in contests...

August 4th, 2018 |  


The Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple kick off food and school supply drive

The Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple are kicking off an August food and school supply drive at their offices in Elkin and Yadkinville.As a way of giving ...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


East Bend streets packed for first cruise event

East Bend streets packed for first cruise event

EAST BEND — The inaugural East Bend Cruise Night on July 26 was a huge success. Despite the blazing summer heat, Main Street was packed with cla...

August 2nd, 2018 updated: August 2nd, 2018. |  


Tribune, Yadkin Ripple announce new office hours

The Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple will begin new office hours Aug. 2.On Mondays and Thursdays, The Tribune will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.On...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Foxx’s renewable energy bill becomes law

WASHINGTON — Last Monday, the president signed into law H.R. 951, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC).H.R. 951 provides a six-year extension...

August 1st, 2018 |  


New scoreboards for Starmount, drug testing for students discussed

New scoreboards for Starmount, drug testing for students discussed

Yadkin County Board of Education members Tim Weatherman, Sam Crews and Howard McKnight were sworn in by Yadkin County Clerk of Court Beth Holcomb on M...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Yadkin groups to take part in National Night Out

This week and next, two Community Watch groups will hold meetings as part of the National Night Out event. National Night Out is an annual community-b...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Yadkin Center to host open house Thursday to introduce new industrial training center

Yadkin Center to host open house Thursday to introduce new industrial training center

Surry Community College’s Yadkin Center is hosting an open house on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. when prospective students and the public can tour ...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Treasures galore at the road market sale

Treasures galore at the road market sale

From quilts to collectibles, cast iron skillets to crockery, there was a little something for everyone for sale at the annual Take a Break From the In...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Break-in on Old U.S. 421 leads to chase, shot fired at officers

A residential break-in on July 25 on Old 421 near Dinkins Bottom Road in Yadkin County has led authorities in two counties on a manhunt for an unknown...

July 30th, 2018 updated: July 31st, 2018. |  


Servpro recognizes local business for outstanding revenue performance

ORLANDO, Fla. — SERVPRO of Davie & Yadkin Counties received the President’s Silver award at the recent SERVPRO convention, held at Wal...

July 28th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $6,000 in local grants

Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $6,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation recently announced $6,560 in local grant awards from the community grantmaking fund, a...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County car-jacking leads to chase, shots fired in Winston-Salem

Authorities in Winston-Salem are still searching for a man who lead officers on a chase Wednesday night with the suspect allegedly firing a shot at of...

July 26th, 2018 updated: July 26th, 2018. |  


Negotiations begin on Phase 2 of Yadkin Memorial Park

The Yadkin County commissioners approved the rezoning of a property at 1948 Courtney Huntsville Road from Community Business to Rural Agriculture at i...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Richmond Hill ‘important’ part of NC history

Richmond Hill ‘important’ part of NC history

EAST BEND — On the third Saturday of each month from April through October, visitors may take docent-guided tours of the historic Richmond Hill ...

July 26th, 2018 |  


O-Henry’s celebrates 40 years

EAST BEND — This week take a step back in time to 1978 at O-Henry’s Restaurant. In celebration of the restaurant’s 40th anniversary,...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Local youth to take part in 4-H Livestock Show

Local youth will take part in the annual Yadkin-Davie 4-H Livestock Show on Aug. 4 beginning at noon. The show will be held at Lone Hickory Arena, 195...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County United Fund kicks off 2019 fundraising campaign

Yadkin County United Fund kicks off 2019 fundraising campaign

The Yadkin County United Fund will be kicking off its 2019 campaign Aug. 7 with a Print and Wine Reception in the Welborn Gallery at the Yadkin Cultur...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Craver to serve as Moravian pastor in Alaska

WINSTON-SALEM — Andrew Craver, a native of East Bend, has accepted a call to serve as co-pastor of Bethel Moravian Church in Bethel, Alaska. Cra...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Fire truck ‘blocker’ damaged by passing driver

Fire truck ‘blocker’ damaged by passing driver

A fire truck from Buck Shoals Volunteer Fire Department sustained damage after it was struck by a vehicle on July 21. Yadkin County Emergency Services...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Artist Cory Willingham’s latest work to be exhibited at Yadkin Cultural Arts Center beginning Aug. 2

Artist Cory Willingham’s latest work to be exhibited at Yadkin Cultural Arts Center beginning Aug. 2

A gallery opening is slated for Aug. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville for artist Cory Willingham. This will be the thi...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Adams talks farming with residents

Adams talks farming with residents

KING — A handful of Stokes County residents gathered at a picnic shelter with D.D. Adams, the Democratic candidate for North Carolina’s Fi...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Candidates file for municipal seats in Boonville, Jonesville, East Bend

Candidates file for municipal seats in Boonville, Jonesville, East Bend

The final candidates who will be on the ballot in November for municipal seats in Jonesville, Boonville and East Bend include incumbents for some seat...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


No one files for Boonville mayor race; other candidates file in Jonesville, East Bend, Boonville muncipal elections

No one files for Boonville mayor race; other candidates file in Jonesville, East Bend, Boonville muncipal elections

The final candidates who will be on the ballot in November for municipal seats in Jonesville, Boonville and East Bend include incumbents for some seat...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Arts Council to stage ‘Avenue Q’

Yadkin Arts Council to stage ‘Avenue Q’

This summer, the Yadkin Arts Council presents “Avenue Q,” the R-rated puppet show that will make audiences lose their stuffing.Princeton i...

July 20th, 2018 updated: July 20th, 2018. |  


Yadkin Children in foster care increases to 59

A series of evening classes will begin August 16, and continue each Thursday through September 20 to train new Guardian ad Litem volunteers.Yadkin Cou...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Scholarship recipients named

Scholarship recipients named

Morgan White, Olivia Reynolds, Callie Trivette, Chasey Mullis and Julissa Zamora are the 2018 recipients of the Albert and Jessie D. Martin Scholarshi...

July 20th, 2018 |  


East Carolina University announces spring graduates

GREENVILLE — At East Carolina University, 5,479 students received degrees on May 4 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.The following local students earned ...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain State Park celebrates 50 years

RALEIGH — Pilot Mountain State Park in Surry and Yadkin counties will celebrate its 50th anniversary this month with a day full of events at the...

July 19th, 2018 |