Funeral procession route announced for Trooper Bullard

Funeral procession route announced for Trooper Bullard

WILKESBORO — The North Carolina Highway Patrol has announced the specific processional route for the funeral of Trooper Samuel Bullard, who died...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


Memorial Day service to be held in county park

Memorial Day service to be held in county park

A special Memorial Day service will be held on Monday at the Yadkin County Park, located at 6600 Service Road, behind the YMCA. The service will begin...

May 24th, 2018 |  


A horse of all colors

A horse of all colors

BOONVILLE — Miss Lady, an Arabian horse who resides at Astoria Ltd. Equestrian Center in Boonville, began the day Tuesday one color, but finishe...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Funeral arrangements, investigation update given on death of Trooper Bullard

Funeral arrangements, investigation update given on death of Trooper Bullard

WILKESBORO — The Elkin man charged with murder in the death of a Surry County trooper from Ronda Monday night was arraigned in Yadkin County cou...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


A royal wine fundraiser

A royal wine fundraiser

The newlywed Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, donated their wedding flowers to Hospice patients in England. Meanwhile on th...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Boonville seeking new police chief

Boonville seeking new police chief

BOONVILLE — Boonville Police Chief Farron Jester has again announced his resignation. Jester announced his retirement earlier this year, but was...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

JONESVILLE — A 24-year-old Highway Patrol trooper is dead following a crash on I-77 near Jonesville late Monday evening, and a suspect from Elki...

May 22nd, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


Postal ‘heroes’ collect food donations

Postal ‘heroes’ collect food donations

On a steamy, hot Saturday, area postal workers were putting in extra work and all for a good cause. May 12 was the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Early College High School Class of 2018 graduates

Yadkin Early College High School Class of 2018 graduates

Forty-five students from the Yadkin Early College High School accepted their diplomas on Friday evening at Union Grove Baptist Church. Many of these s...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Fun in the sun at the Boonville Bash

Fun in the sun at the Boonville Bash

BOONVILLE — It was nothing but sunshine and blue skies on Saturday for the fifth annual Boonville Bash. The Business and Downtown Development As...

May 16th, 2018 |  


New Yadkinville commissioner sworn in

New Yadkinville commissioner sworn in

Yadkinville’s fiscal year budget proposal for 2018-19 was presented to the board with no recommended increases to the property tax rate or water...

May 16th, 2018 |  


‘Relay’ raises funds for cancer research

‘Relay’ raises funds for cancer research

For those battling cancer and their families, life is no walk in the park.The stories of those valiant fights are worth celebrating though, and on Fri...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Unifi receives prestigious UNC sustainability award

Unifi receives prestigious UNC sustainability award

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. announced it is the inaugural business recipient of the 2018 UNC Sustainability Award from Kenan-Flagler Business Schoo...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Perdue Farms keeping Yadkin clean and green

Perdue Farms keeping Yadkin clean and green

The Yadkin County Beautification Committee and the Perdue Farms, Inc. office located in Yadkinville partnered in a litter cleanup on April 20 in celeb...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Elementary school homecoming for Forbush seniors

Elementary school homecoming for Forbush seniors

High school seniors from Forbush had a different sort of homecoming on Friday when they returned to their elementary school. Dressed in their caps and...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

The Yadkin Farmers Market, 1141 Tennessee St. in Yadkinville, kicked off on May 1. Hours for the market this year are Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. and Sa...

May 9th, 2018 |  


New roof, ball fields approved by board

New roof, ball fields approved by board

Yadkin County commissioners approved several purchases during Monday’s meeting including a school roof and new ball fields.A project ordinance w...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Adkins named as Bears’ new football coach

Adkins named as Bears’ new football coach

RONDA — On Friday morning, Mount Airy High School named former East Wilkes football coach, Jasson “J.K.” Adkins, as the head coach o...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Local election results in

Local election results in

The primary results are in for North Carolina State Senate District 34. In November, Republican candidate Vickie Sawyer will face off against Democrat...

May 8th, 2018 updated: May 10th, 2018. |  


SCC students fundraise for children’s home

SCC students fundraise for children’s home

Thanks to fundraising from a group of Surry Community College students, an automated external defibrillator (AED) was installed by Yadkinville Fire De...

May 5th, 2018 |  


Veterans take part in reopening for assisted living home

Veterans take part in reopening for assisted living home

A grand reopening was held April 25 for Patriot Assisted Living, located at 409 Harrison Ave. in Yadkinville. Integrity, the company which recently to...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


District 34 candidates take part in forum

District 34 candidates take part in forum

A candidate forum was held at the Agriculture and Education Building on April 24 by Yadkin County Farm Bureau for those running for the new State Sena...

April 30th, 2018 updated: April 30th, 2018. |  


Farmers market opens May 1

Farmers market opens May 1

The members of Yadkin Farmers Market are excited about the coming season. The market, located at 1141 Tennessee St. in Yadkinville, opens May 1. Hours...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Musicians compete at bluegrass convention

Musicians compete at bluegrass convention

The halls of Yadkinville Elementary School were filled with the sounds of bluegrass and old-time music on Saturday for the 33rd annual Yadkin Valley B...

April 25th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Jonesville cleans up

VIDEO: Jonesville cleans up

JONESVILLE — Jonesville Elementary School students cheered on the efforts of officials to clean up the town when representatives presented them ...

April 25th, 2018 |  


School board candidates meet in forum

School board candidates meet in forum

The five candidates running for Yadkin County Board of Education answered questions on April 17 in a forum hosted by the Yadkin County Chamber of Comm...

April 23rd, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

EAST BEND — In a gym that’s usually filled with red, white and blue, Carolina blue and Duke blue were the dominating colors. On Tuesday ni...

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 |  


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. |  


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 |  


Forbush students research solutions to end gun violence in schools

Forbush students research solutions to end gun violence in schools

EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School took part in last week’s nationwide demonstration in the wake of yet another mass school shoot...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County remembers its abandoned cemeteries

Yadkin County remembers its abandoned cemeteries

Yadkin County is remembering its abandoned cemeteries during March. As a result, the public is more aware of their existence and more information is b...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Rotary Club donates to local organizations

Rotary Club donates to local organizations

The Yadkinville Rotary Club recently presented grants to a number of local organizations. The organization has a long history in the community of supp...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Full house for Empty Bowls fundraiser

Full house for Empty Bowls fundraiser

This year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser for Yadkin Christian Ministries was one of the most successful to date, with 600 tickets sold, organizers sai...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Woman charged with murder, victims in fatal weekend stabbing in East Bend identified

Woman charged with murder, victims in fatal weekend stabbing in East Bend identified

EAST BEND — An East Bend woman has been charged with murder following a domestic situation during which two individuals were stabbed Saturday in...

March 11th, 2018 updated: March 13th, 2018. |  


New building on Yadkin SCC campus to open in July

New building on Yadkin SCC campus to open in July

The G. Allen Mebane IV Industrial Training Center, the newest addition to the Yadkin County campus of Surry Community College, is slated for completio...

March 10th, 2018 |  


Boonville students to perform in ‘Peter Pan’

Boonville students to perform in ‘Peter Pan’

BOONVILLE — The classic tale of Peter Pan will be brought to life on stage by students at Boonville Elementary School this month. Boonville Elem...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Rotary club donates books, reads to children

Rotary club donates books, reads to children

Each year, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, members of the Yadkinville Rotary Club visit the Yadkin County Public Library to read to area ...

March 7th, 2018 |