NEWS


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Mom’s Closet fills many
Altercation leads to multiple arrests, attempted murder charges

Altercation leads to multiple arrests, attempted murder charges

EAST BEND — On Nov. 27, Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called out to a residence in East Bend regarding an assault with seri...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


Two charged with meth trafficking

Two charged with meth trafficking

DOBSON — A joint operation involving the Surry County Sheriff’s Office, the Mount Airy Police Department and the Yadkin County SheriffR...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Shortly after Farando “Sly” Best moved to Elkin eight years ago he decided to start I Support My Community, an organization that does exac...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Christmas comes to East Bend

Christmas comes to East Bend

EAST BEND — There was more than just a chill in the air when the community of East Bend gathered together to welcome the holiday season with the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Board approves Charters of Freedom monument

Board approves Charters of Freedom monument

The Nov. 21 meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners began with Girl Scout Troop 2381, comprised of young ladies from around the county, leading the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Appalachian High Country AVA becomes North Carolina’s fifth official wine region

BANNER ELK — The Appalachian High Country AVA has officially become North Carolina’s fifth American Viticultural Area. Grape growers and w...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Falcons emerge victorious over Rams

Falcons emerge victorious over Rams

BOONVILLE — When Forbush and Starmount meet on the basketball court, the atmosphere is always electric. On Friday night, the Rams and the Falcon...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Falcons earn 69-54 win over Rams

Falcons earn 69-54 win over Rams

BOONVILLE — After a JV boys game that came down to the final 5.2 seconds that saw Forbush drain a three-pointer to take the win, the varsity gir...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving traditions of Yadkin County

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for families to comes together, eat amazing food, and simply be around family and...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Turkey or Tinsel?

BOONVILLE — From watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to sharing hot chocolate around the Christmas tree, this time of year seems t...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Beta club joins Halloween festivities downtown

Beta club joins Halloween festivities downtown

YADKINVILLE — Halloween is an exciting day for adults and kids alike. Dressing up, doing fun make-up, and showing off costumes, all while gettin...

December 1st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Ramalicious: a delectable memorial from the Class of 1970

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s Class of 1970 has created a truly delicious memorial to their class: their very own cookbook.This idea...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

Once again this year, Mountain Valley Hospice is selling holiday memorial ornaments that help support its mission, while honoring loved ones who have ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Play areas, trails featured at West Jefferson Park

Play areas, trails featured at West Jefferson Park

West Jefferson Park, formally known as Bowie-Seagraves Municipal Park, has plenty to offer for children and adults alike.The park has up-to-date tenni...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County Community Foundation awards Philanthropist of the Year

Yadkin County Community Foundation awards Philanthropist of the Year

The board of advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation awarded the Philanthropist of the Year award and hosted the annual dinner on Nov. 1 at...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Crouse Park a place of bluegrass, old-time tunes

Crouse Park a place of bluegrass, old-time tunes

If people hear those old time tunes anywhere near Sparta’s Main Street, there’s a good chance they’re invited to a performance of th...

November 29th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Citizens’ Sentiments
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So much more than honey
Mastering biscuit making

Mastering biscuit making

One of my culinary life goals is to master biscuit making. Thus far in life this skill seems to have alluded me. I have a tendency to mess with the do...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Citizens’ sentiments

Citizens’ sentiments

Sherry Berman, Elkin, is not a veteran but says, “I am going to be participating in veterans pinnings for Hospice. I have three or four events.&...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Feel better fall soups

Feel better fall soups

This fall has been an extremely busy one for me. My husband and I have been in rehearsals these last few weeks for a community theater production. I w...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Are twisted words payback?

Are twisted words payback?

Often, words just get all twisted up, and the results are total confusion. The first time I remember it happening to me was in first grade, I was 6. I...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Welcome to pumpkin season

Welcome to pumpkin season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for those who love all things pumpkin. As soon as September arrives, folks seem to be ready to eat and ...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


A bucket full of mice

A bucket full of mice

Why would anybody want a bucket full of mice, assuming of course you’re not a research scientist or a cat? I didn’t, but I had one, not a ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Free small business seminars announced for October

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in October at various locations in Su...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC

Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC

DOBSON — Southland Transportation Co. has given Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Training Program a large donation with the gift of ...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Unifi celebrates opening of bottle processing center

REIDSVILLE — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) recently celebrated the official opening of its REPREVE Bottle Processing Center on Sept. 7. The more than ...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards local youth literacy grant

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced West Yadkin Elementary School received a $2,000 youth literacy grant. T...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Yadtel annual meeting includes big prize giveaways

MOCKSVILLE — Yadtel, or Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation, will hold its annual meeting Saturday at 10 a.m., with registration from...

August 26th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA