Theater members with Yadkin Arts Council volunteer in Yadkin community

Theater members with Yadkin Arts Council volunteer in Yadkin community

Community theater performers in Yadkin County put their talents to a different use on Jan. 5. Members of the group completed not one, but two service ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Winter water wonderland

Winter water wonderland

Onlookers gathered to view the frozen cascade at the Shore-Styers Mill waterfall on Saturday. Lake Hampton at the Yadkin Memorial Park as well as many...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Mobile home in flames after ‘Molotov Cocktail’

Mobile home in flames after ‘Molotov Cocktail’

Yadkinville Police arrested a Statesville man Sunday after he allegedly attempted to set an occupied mobile home on fire with a “Molotov cocktai...

January 8th, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Holiday parades light up the season

Holiday parades light up the season

It was a ‘holly jolly’ weekend in Yadkin County beginning with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Yadkinville on Friday evening and t...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Maya Wrap creator calls Yadkinville home

Maya Wrap creator calls Yadkinville home

Baby wearing is an increasingly popular trend for new parents and one style of baby wearing attire was created right here in Yadkinville. Maya Wrap is...

November 29th, 2017 updated: November 29th, 2017. |  


A small town Christmas

A small town Christmas

EAST BEND — It might be a small-town celebration, but it involved a very large pot of chicken stew.Neil Doub, who has prepared the chicken stew ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Local wins at US disc golf tourney

Local wins at US disc golf tourney

Last month, Aaron Shindledecker and his doubles partner, James Hopkins, claimed top honors in the United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship. In Sep...

November 27th, 2017 |  


It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and towns around Yadkin County are ready to ring in the holiday season in style.East Bend...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Rural church shooting puts locals on edge

Rural church shooting puts locals on edge

In the wake of a deadly shooting that rocked a small Texas town earlier this month, locals in Yadkin County are feeling concerned for their own safety...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Longtime Republican volunteer honored

Longtime Republican volunteer honored

A longtime volunteer with the Republican party in Yadkin County was honored last week by being inducted into the NCGOP Hall of Fame. Ray Shore was pre...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Free medical clinic extends hours

Free medical clinic extends hours

The Hands of Hope clinic in Yadkinville recently celebrated its five-year anniversary. The clinic provides free medical care for uninsured Yadkin Coun...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


Tea party hosted at local winery

Tea party hosted at local winery

BOONVILLE — Wine is usually what guests at RagApple Lassie Vineyards are there to enjoy, but last week a different beverage was the main feature...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

Old Fashioned Christmas at history center to precede parade

JONESVILLE — Elkin and Jonesville both have Christmas events planned in the next couple of weeks to entertain both young and old.The Jonesville ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Downtown Elkin site of annual Light Up Night festivities

Downtown Elkin site of annual Light Up Night festivities

The wreaths have been hung on the light poles in downtown Elkin as the first welcoming sign for the holidays, and as is tradition, the town will forma...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s a very merry small town Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and towns around Yadkin County are ready to ring in the holiday season in style.East Bend...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Bridge construction to begin Dec. 15

Bridge construction to begin Dec. 15

Construction is expected to begin next month to replace the bridge on Old Stage Road in Yadkinville. The bridge has been closed for several months now...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


VIDEO: December opens with Elkin Community Chorus

VIDEO: December opens with Elkin Community Chorus

The Community Chorus of Elkin will hold its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 3 at the Elkin First United Methodist Church, 240 Hawthorne Road. Perform...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Courthouse to get new fire alarm system

Courthouse to get new fire alarm system

Girl Scouts of Troop 2381 in Boonville lead the pledge of allegiance Monday evening at the Yadkin County commissioners meeting. The commissioners than...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Veterans Day observed in Yadkin County

Veterans Day observed in Yadkin County

On a sunny but cold Saturday morning, veterans were honored at the Yadkin County Park. Special programs take place at the park, located behind the YMC...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Insurance agent recognized for service

Insurance agent recognized for service

On Oct. 26, Mark Brandon of Ireland Insurance in Yadkinville was presented with the Erie Insurance Giving Network Agency of the Year award.“For ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Church hosts its final bazaar

Church hosts its final bazaar

It was a difficult decision, but after 39 years, the Stony Knoll United Methodist Women’s group has decided that this year’s church bazaar...

November 16th, 2017 |  


New name, menu at arts council café

New name, menu at arts council café

The Center Bistro is the new name of the former Third Branch Café at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in downtown Yadkinville. The new name and lo...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Local poet to release new book

Local poet to release new book

A new full-length book entitled “Crossing the River” by local poet Dr. Bill Griffin is slated for release at the end of the month. Griffin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville mayor reelected

Yadkinville mayor reelected

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman was reelected last week, beating out competitor Jacob Wagoner. Norman received 96 votes and Wagoner 43 votes.“I w...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Forbush Presents ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

Forbush Presents ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

EAST BEND — Forbush High School students will take audiences on a magical journey on Nov. 17 and 18 with their Theater Arts Department productio...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College Foundation asking for public support for capital campaign to benefit Surry and Yadkin campuses

Surry Community College Foundation asking for public support for capital campaign to benefit Surry and Yadkin campuses

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Foundation has been working for two years on raising money towards a $4.2 million capital campaign goal, an...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Election Day in Yadkinville

Election Day in Yadkinville

Yadkinville Mayor Eddie Norman was reelected on Tuesday beating out his competitor Jacob Wagoner. Norman received 96 votes and Wagoner 43 votes.Incumb...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Eagle Scout project completed at Richmond Hill

Eagle Scout project completed at Richmond Hill

EAST BEND — Yadkin County Boy Scout Ambroze Lakey of Troop 699 recently completed his Eagle Scout project of installing a flagpole at one of the...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Tax administrator presented with Long Leaf Pine award

Tax administrator presented with Long Leaf Pine award

Phyllis Adams, Yadkin County tax administrator, was presented the prestigious award of The Order of The Long Leaf Pine. This is the most prestigious a...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Kids build Lego robots, people skills

Kids build Lego robots, people skills

DOBSON — As some residents of Surry County were catching a few extra winks of sleep Saturday morning or maybe heading out on shopping trips, stu...

November 5th, 2017 |  


911 cell service restored

UPDATEDAn issue involving cell phone calls coming in to the 911 emergency system for Yadkin County has been resolved. Communications Director Christi ...

November 3rd, 2017 updated: November 3rd, 2017. |  


Elections Tuesday for Yadkinville seats

Elections Tuesday for Yadkinville seats

Only one municipal election is taking place this year in Yadkin County, since officials in Boonville, East Bend and Jonesville received approval to mo...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Motivational speaker well received at local schools

VIDEO: Motivational speaker well received at local schools

All individuals have the ability to change the world through their choices and voices independent of age, according to motivational speaker Mike Hall ...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Weather perfect for wines

Weather perfect for wines

The temperatures were warm, the sun was shining, music filled the air, and the wines were flowing as the 14th annual Yadkin Valley Grape Festival took...

October 24th, 2017 |  


History comes to life

History comes to life

The loud booms of antique muzzle loaders could be heard echoing through the creek valley this week as history and the ways of generations gone by was ...

October 24th, 2017 |  


YVEDDI hosts informational fair for seniors

YVEDDI hosts informational fair for seniors

BOONVILLE — Many times when someone is facing an obstacle with a life event, or looking for a way to spend their time in their later years, know...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Dance, photography highlight clean water

Dance, photography highlight clean water

The Yadkin River has been a source of life for the people in its valley for hundreds of years, and celebrating that life force comes in many forms. Wh...

October 12th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

UPDATE: Fire at Boonville home remains under investigation

BOONVILLE — The cause of a house fire that left a Boonville family displaced on Oct. 4 remains under investigation this week. John and Rita Howe...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Local Scout collects food

Local Scout collects food

Keagan Gurley of Boonville, a Boy Scout, took it upon himself to do a food drive at D & J Galaxy in Boonville for Yadkin Christian Ministries. He ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Boonville family displaced by house fire

UPDATE: Boonville family displaced by house fire

BOONVILLE —A family in Boonville was displaced after fire left their home a total loss Wednesday.John and Rita Howell own the home at 412 Holly ...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 5th, 2017. |