Grace Clinic honors volunteers, board members

Grace Clinic honors volunteers, board members

YADKINVILLE — Each year members of the community gather to celebrate another year of service and being able to provide free medical care for adu...

June 20th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Forbush High School celebrates 50th graduation

VIDEO: Forbush High School celebrates 50th graduation

WINSTON SALEM — Wake Forest University was host as Forbush High School graduated 212 seniors during its 50th graduation ceremony on June 6.Wait ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Tax rate to increase in Jonesville; clerk/finance officer leaving

VIDEO: Tax rate to increase in Jonesville; clerk/finance officer leaving

JONESVILLE — Jonesville residents can expect more change as more than just the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year was accepted at the regular Ju...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Flag presented to Register of Deeds for ‘Thank a Veteran’ program

Flag presented to Register of Deeds for ‘Thank a Veteran’ program

Smitty Williams, HR operations manager at Unifi, recently presented an American flag to Yadkin County Register of Deeds Aric Wilhelm and his staff.Uni...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Youth Day permits kids to fish without permit

Yadkin County Youth Day permits kids to fish without permit

YADKINVILLE — Yadkin County children were able to spend the day fishing without a license Saturday thanks to the North Carolina Department of Wi...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Civitan Club hosts concert series

Civitan Club hosts concert series

Music in the Park hosted by the Yadkin Civitan Club has become an annual tradition. This is the eighth season of the free community concerts which tak...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Fallen heroes honored on Memorial Day

Fallen heroes honored on Memorial Day

Yadkin County veterans and other residents honored the fallen military heroes of the nation on Monday at a service held at the Yadkin County Park. A l...

May 30th, 2017 |  


North Carolina War Dogs honored in yearly ceremony

North Carolina War Dogs honored in yearly ceremony

HAMPTONVILLE — Each year veterans gather together to honor 29 North Carolina dogs who served in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps.A me...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Clean began in the Courtney community Thursday following severe storms and a reported tornado that touched down in the area late Wednesday afternoon. ...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

National Weather Service employees are in route to the Courtney area of Yadkin County this morning to study the path and damage caused by a reported t...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Addiction to opioid-based pain medications is an ever-increasing problem in communities around the country, and Yadkin County is not immune to the pro...

May 24th, 2017 |  


A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

Yadkin County 4-H Club members have had a busy spring being involved in many different programs and events.The start of the spring season included the...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

The Yadkin Farmers Market is once again open and offering the season’s best fresh produce and local food items.“It’s that time of ye...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


A day at the barn for Boonville students

A day at the barn for Boonville students

Students from Boonville Elementary School visited Astoria Ltd. Equestrian Center last week as part of the Horse Tails literary program. Horse trainer ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hamptonville man charged in stabbing

Hamptonville man charged in stabbing

HAMPTONVILLE — A suspect is in custody following a stabbing that took place in the early morning hours on Sunday. Victor Manuel Guerrero Herrera...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Boonville rings in summer with bash, cruise-in

Boonville rings in summer with bash, cruise-in

BOONVILLE — Residents and visitors had a wonderful time Saturday at the annual Boonville Bash held on the grounds of Boonville Elementary School...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Yadkin County leaders meet state leaders at county assembly day

Yadkin County leaders meet state leaders at county assembly day

RALEIGH — On May 10, Yadkin County Board Chairman Kevin Austin, Commissioner David Moxley, County Attorney Ed Powell and County Manager Lisa Hug...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Local author to host movie screening

Local author to host movie screening

Local author Rick Houston will host two screenings of the documentary film “Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo” on May 25 and 26...

May 16th, 2017 updated: May 18th, 2017. |  


Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 graduates

Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 graduates

The Yadkin Early College Class of 2017 was awarded its diplomas on Friday at a commencement ceremony held at Union Grove Baptist Church. Many of the 5...

May 16th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 10th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Michael Pardue sworn in as new town manager for Jonesville

VIDEO: Michael Pardue sworn in as new town manager for Jonesville

JONESVILLE — After nearly a month of anticipation Michael Pardue was officially sworn in as Jonesville town manager during the regular May meeti...

May 10th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Jonesville Jubilee joyous in spite of weather

VIDEO: Jonesville Jubilee joyous in spite of weather

JONESVILLE — The weather may have kept some area residents from attending, but those who were present at the Jonesville Jubilee enjoyed a day fu...

May 9th, 2017 |  


‘Relay’ honors survivors, lost loved ones

‘Relay’ honors survivors, lost loved ones

BOONVILLE — Cancer survivors clad in purple T-shirts took to the track at Starmount High School on Friday, surrounded by supporters and friends ...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Strawberry season is here

Strawberry season is here

EAST BEND — It’s a short but very sweet season in the Yadkin Valley — strawberry season. All year long the smiling strawberry logo o...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Country singer Lizzie Sider shares anti-bullying message with Yadkin County students

Country singer Lizzie Sider shares anti-bullying message with Yadkin County students

Country singer Lizzie Sider paid a special visit to Yadkin County students on April 26. The 18-year-old singer/songwriter and Nashville recording arti...

May 2nd, 2017 updated: May 2nd, 2017. |  


County receives grant for renovations at Yadkin hospital

County receives grant for renovations at Yadkin hospital

The future of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital, formerly known as Hoots Memorial Hospital, was discussed at Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin C...

May 1st, 2017 updated: May 2nd, 2017. |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School will present “Seussical Jr.” on May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


SCC to build industrial training center at Yadkin Center campus in Yadkinville

SCC to build industrial training center at Yadkin Center campus in Yadkinville

Plans are in the works for another building to become part of the Yadkin Center campus of Surry Community College in Yadkinville.SCC President Dr. Dav...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Donnaha park, Lake Hampton flooded

Donnaha park, Lake Hampton flooded

A rainy weekend lead to flooding in Yadkin County, but waters began to recede by Tuesday. On Monday morning, Emergency Services Director Keith Vestal ...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Yadkinville PD offers special program for senior citizens

Yadkinville PD offers special program for senior citizens

The Yadkinville Police Department would like to remind town residents of its Cops Care program. The program is aimed at connecting local law enforceme...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Yadkin citizens to compete in national Senior Games

Yadkin citizens to compete in national Senior Games

Two Yadkin County Senior Citizens were honored at the Monday night meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners. Margaret Shore and Sam Crowley...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Musicians compete at Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention

Musicians compete at Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention

Talent abounded at the annual Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention held at Yadkinville Elementary on Saturday. Musicians of all ages competed in a varie...

April 17th, 2017 updated: April 17th, 2017. |  


Easter egg drop amazes

Easter egg drop amazes

HAMPTONVILLE — Kids of all ages were having an egg-cellent time at the Alpha & Omega Corn Maze on Saturday. The 20-acre agri-tourism center ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Boonville cruise-ins kick off April 17

Boonville cruise-ins kick off April 17

BOONVILLE — The first Hot Rods & Food Trucks event of the season will kick off Monday in downtown Boonville. The family-friendly cruise-ins ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Fackrell sentenced in Wilkes County Superior Court

Fackrell sentenced in Wilkes County Superior Court

A Boonville man charged for fraudulently obtaining funds from his clients at Fackrell Trivette Wealth Management LLC, was sentenced on April 6 to serv...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville man wins Pro Bass tourney

Yadkinville man wins Pro Bass tourney

Danny Haire, of Yadkinville, won the Pro Bass Fishing League tournament held April 8 on Kerr Lake near Henderson. Haire weighed in a five-fish limit o...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Vigil held for child abuse victims

Vigil held for child abuse victims

Community leaders gathered Thursday in front of the Yadkin County Courthouse to honor the 79 victims of child abuse in the county for last year. The b...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Forbush and Starmount middle school students participate in Career Fair

Forbush and Starmount middle school students participate in Career Fair

Forbush and Starmount middle school students attended a career fair on Friday at the Yadkin Center of Surry Community College in Yadkinville. The goal...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Forbush Coach Joe Sikes kisses a cow for a good cause

Forbush Coach Joe Sikes kisses a cow for a good cause

It’s not every day that high school students get to see one of their teachers kiss a cow. Forbush students got this rare experience on Friday th...

April 11th, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Fatal wreck claims one near Center Road

UPDATED: Fatal wreck claims one near Center Road

A single vehicle accident on the morning of April 11 has left a Boonville man dead.Yadkin County EMS Director Keith Vestal said the call came in as a ...

April 11th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


VIDEO: Elkin community supports Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity by running seventh annual Habitat Hammer

VIDEO: Elkin community supports Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity by running seventh annual Habitat Hammer

ELKIN — Saturday morning was crisp and clear and perfect for a run in the Elkin Municipal Park when individuals from the Yadkin Valley joined to...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Contest a great way to show skills

Contest a great way to show skills

Ryan Buckley likes a challenge. That’s why he lives on a ranch in the rugged territory of southeastern Colorado and runs cattle across those acr...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Team Harmony gears up for Yadkin County Relay for Life

Team Harmony gears up for Yadkin County Relay for Life

The annual Yadkin County Relay for Life event, a fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Society, is just around the corner and teams are hard at wo...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Goodwill Career Connections offers services, classes and space to community of Elkin

Goodwill Career Connections offers services, classes and space to community of Elkin

Located at 1457 N. Bridge St. in Elkin, Goodwill Career Connections offers aid to those who are looking for work, however it also has offerings for lo...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Forbush students to stage ‘Seussical Jr.’ in May

Students at Forbush High School have been hard at work all semester preparing for their spring musical. May 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. in the school auditori...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Tours of Richmond Hill begin in April

Tours of Richmond Hill begin in April

EAST BEND — The historic Richmond Hill Law School will open for the season next month.Nestled in the northeastern part of Yadkin County, the Ric...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Demolition begins on former Yadkin Jail/EMS building

Demolition begins on former Yadkin Jail/EMS building

Demolition began this week on the former jail and EMS building located on Cherry Street in Yadkinville. An assessment conducted recently found the bui...

March 30th, 2017 |  


A horse tale

A horse tale

BOONVILLE — A special guest visited Boonville Elementary School students on Monday. Klasszy Lady, an Arabian horse from nearby Astoria Ltd. Eque...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program wear blue for National Pulmonary Rehab Week

Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program wear blue for National Pulmonary Rehab Week

The Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program celebrated National Pulmonary week with special, fun activities, refreshments and gifts. Pulmonary Rehab is a...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Volunteers needed for Red Cross, training in Yadkinville on March 29

Volunteers needed for Red Cross, training in Yadkinville on March 29

The Red Cross is offering an introductory training course for new volunteers on March 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Human Services Building, 217 E. Willo...

March 24th, 2017 |