Sound healing ceremony soothes the senses

Sound healing ceremony soothes the senses

The Yadkin Valley is quickly becoming a place for music lovers with the reopening of the Reeves Theater. Music of a different sort could be heard last...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Foothills Theatre holds audition for production of ‘Dearly Departed’

Foothills Theatre holds audition for production of ‘Dearly Departed’

Foothills Theatre will hold auditions on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for its winter production of “Dearly Departed.” The audition will take pla...

January 5th, 2018 |  


‘Tom Dooley’ auditions slated for Jan. 9 & 11 in Wilkes County

‘Tom Dooley’ auditions slated for Jan. 9 & 11 in Wilkes County

Bleu Moon Productions announces auditions for the 17th season of “Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend”. Auditions will be held at 216 9th S...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Winter weather safety precautions

Winter weather safety precautions

A snow storm in early December 2017 caused multiple wrecks and power outages across Yadkin County and officials are warning residents to be prepared s...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Historical Society to hold annual meeting

The 53rd annual meeting of the Yadkin County Historical Society will be held at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville, on J...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Historical Society to hold annual meeting

The 53rd annual meeting of the Yadkin County Historical Society will be held at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville, on J...

January 4th, 2018 |  


County to purchase AOA building

The Yadkin County commissioners approved a revision to an economic development agreement with Southland Transportation at its meeting on Tuesday.The o...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Support group launches for families of the addicted

The opioid epidemic is a crisis affecting communities all across the country. A local woman in Yadkin County is doing what she can to support families...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Lawn mower theft thwarted

Lawn mower theft thwarted

An Elkin man was arrested on New Year’s Eve for allegedly attempting to steal a lawn mower.On Dec. 31, 2017, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s O...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Photo exhibit at Yadkin County Library

The 2017 “Transformation” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Yadkin County Public Libra...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


The Yadkin Arts Council in collaboration with The Blue Ridge Music Center presents the third annual “Sounds of the Mountains” winter concert series in January of 2018

The Yadkin Arts Council in collaboration with The Blue Ridge Music Center presents the third annual “Sounds of the Mountains” winter concert series in January of 2018

The quality and diversity of North Carolina’s traditional music scene will be on display during the third annual Sounds of the Mountains concert...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

After 23 years, the Reeves Theater has once again opened its doors, offering a farm-to-table café as well as a venue for music.“They say it...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

After 23 years, the Reeves Theater has once again opened its doors, offering a farm-to-table café as well as a venue for music.“They say it...

January 2nd, 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 |  


Winter weather safety precautions

Winter weather safety precautions

A snow storm earlier this month caused multiple wrecks and power outages across the county and officials are warning residents to be prepared should m...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Starting the new year right

Starting the new year right

A new year is just around the corner and for many that means a time to start fresh and begin positive new habits. Health and wellness are often the fo...

December 28th, 2017 |  


The heart and soul of Yadkin basketball

The heart and soul of Yadkin basketball

Everyone knows that when our community thinks of Starmount vs. Forbush, we always refer to the Unifi Bowl, yet what happens after that adrenaline-pump...

December 27th, 2017 |  


SHS Senior Night 2017 held

SHS Senior Night 2017 held

At Starmount High School, senior night is used as a way for the graduating class to recollect their memories and enjoy their last football game as a s...

December 27th, 2017 |  


The Starmount angels

It’s December, meaning it’s that most wonderful time of year again, Christmas time. People are rummaging around to find the perfect gift w...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Trump Administration appoints Len McBride State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency

RALEIGH— The Trump Administration recently appointed Len McBride as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA North Carolina Farm Serv...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Surry CC offering GAP training for produce farmers

DOBSON — Surry Community College offers many agricultural courses and workshops throughout the year; Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training ...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Computer, technology classes starting in January in Surry, Yadkin counties

DOBSON — Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkinville Elementary SchoolSecond GradeRachel Friel’s classChristmas is Jesus’s birthday and it is a time to remember him. Christmas is ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SCC’s technology services division donates toys, canned goods

SCC’s technology services division donates toys, canned goods

DOBSON — The holiday season is often synonymous with a time for giving, and at Surry Community College, the spirit of generosity is thriving.Stu...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SCC Machining Club buys five children Christmas gifts

SCC Machining Club buys five children Christmas gifts

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Machining Club is making Christmas a little brighter for five area children.The club is composed of student...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Boonville Elementary SchoolThird GradeRosanna Laws’ classChristmas is important to me because that was the day that Jesus Christ was born. Also,...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Courtney Elementary SchoolThird GradeBrittany McDaniel’s classI love to do lots of things on Christmas, from presents to holiday dinner. I love ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Board adopts trails resolution

On Monday, the Yadkin County commissioners adopted a resolution of support for the Piedmont Legacy Trails.The Piedmont Legacy Trails will help create ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


New grant for Yadkin schools

New grant for Yadkin schools

The Yadkin County School system has been deemed one of seven Best Practice Sites in the state for the NC State Improvement Project (NCSIP). The school...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Man charged for jewelry theft

Man charged for jewelry theft

A Winston-Salem man has been charged for allegedly stealing from his brother-in-law.On Dec. 2, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a...

December 20th, 2017 |  


SCC nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

SCC nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in December.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certificatio...

December 20th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assisting grads recognized by WFBMC

SCC medical assisting grads recognized by WFBMC

DOBSON — Two graduates of Surry Community College’s Medical Assisting program were recently recognized by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Cent...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Surry CC offering viticulture workshop in January

Surry CC offering viticulture workshop in January

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a viticulture pruning workshop on Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The class will provide participants ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville leaders sworn in

Yadkinville leaders sworn in

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman and Commissioners Chris Matthews and Scott Winebarger were sworn in to their respective roles at the December meeting o...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Foxx meets with trucking industry reps

Foxx meets with trucking industry reps

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx recently met with representatives of the trucking industry. Crystal Collins, president of the North Carolina Trucking Asso...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

JONESVILLE — Having experienced several major changes in personnel over the past year, the town of Jonesville exhibited the impact through effec...

December 15th, 2017 |  


FHS goes to Wonderland in most recent theater production

FHS goes to Wonderland in most recent theater production

On Nov. 16, the theater students at Forbush High School put on a play during first period for the rest of the school to come enjoy. They performed ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Junior Civitan hosts annual coat drive

Junior Civitan hosts annual coat drive

The Forbush High School Junior Civitan Club is hosting its annual coat drive for the second year in a row. It’s becoming a tradition for people ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Auditions slated for multiple shows at Yadkin Arts Council

Auditions slated for multiple shows at Yadkin Arts Council

The Yadkin Arts Council will be holding auditions for several productions for its 2018 season. Auditions are 2 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 6 to 9 p.m. on...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Two charged after fleeing vehicle stop

Two charged after fleeing vehicle stop

BOONVILLE — Two men have been charged after allegedly attempting to flee from a traffic stop.In the early morning hours of Dec. 13, the Yadkin C...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Farm Bureau holds meeting, awards ceremony

Yadkin Farm Bureau holds meeting, awards ceremony

More than 150 members of Yadkin County Farm Bureau gathered during the recent annual meeting of the organization. Members heard a legislative update f...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Yadkin GAL collects food for Christian Ministries

Yadkin GAL collects food for Christian Ministries

Yadkin County Guardian ad Litem volunteers are partnering with the Yadkin Rotary, Yadkin Clerk of Court, and other community groups to collect PB&...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Starmount FFA students compete in Raleigh

Starmount FFA students compete in Raleigh

The Starmount FFA livestock team recently competed in Raleigh at the State Future Farmers of America livestock evaluation event.Each team evaluates si...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Grants available through CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program

Educators in North Carolina have the opportunity to apply for a grant funded by CenturyLink’s Clarke M. Williams. The Teachers and Technology pr...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Winter storm causes multiple wrecks, power outages

Winter storm causes multiple wrecks, power outages

Winter weather caught many Yadkin County residents by surprise on Friday afternoon as a wintry mix turned to thick wet flakes that coated roadways cau...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Update: No major injuries in snow-related wrecks Friday

A light snow continues to fall over much of Yadkin County Friday evening, following a heavy, wet snow that Keith Vestal, Yadkin emergency services dir...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 8th, 2017. |  


Yadkin Early College receives grant

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) has named the recipients of its 2017 grants in support of advancing quality of life and ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Updates unveiled at animal shelter

Updates unveiled at animal shelter

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday to unveil updates made at the Yadkin County Animal Shelter. Improvements at the shelter include agility e...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Jonesville man charged with breaking/entering

Jonesville man charged with breaking/entering

On Dec. 1, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bobby Joe Hodge Jr., 60, of Jonesville, and charged him with one count of felony breaking...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Cone Denim introduces S GENE stretch denim with REPREVE

Cone Denim introduces S GENE stretch denim with REPREVE

GREENSBORO — Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. introduced the latest in advanced stretch technology — S GENE with REPREVE. Combining the advanced...

December 6th, 2017 |