NEWS


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UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

Public hearing slated for Boonville Land Use Plan

BOONVILLE — Officials with the town of Boonville are working to draft and implement a land-use plan.“The purpose of a land-use plan is to ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


National Society of Leadership and Success inducts new members

National Society of Leadership and Success inducts new members

DOBSON — The National Society of Leadership and Success chapter at Surry Community College held its annual induction ceremony for new members fo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


New ADA for 23rd District

District Attorney Tom Honor has announced the hiring of Lee Bollinger as an Assistant District Attorney for the 23rd Prosecutorial District. The 23rd ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Carolina West Wireless announces successful results in FCC low band spectrum auction

WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, successfully participated in the recent Federal Com...

May 17th, 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 |  


SPORTS


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Forbush baseball fired up

All in the name of graduation

Graduation can come with a wide variety of emotion ranging from happiness to sadness, and from excitement to relief. Some students are as ready as it ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Jack Williams Memorial Golf TournamentYADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on June 4 at the Yadkin Co...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things sometimes ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Local track athletes compete at State Championship

GREENSBORO — The 2017 Track and Field season has come to a close, with several local athletes competing at the 2A State Championship on Friday. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

MVAC awards All Conference for women’s soccer

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced the All Conference and Honorable Mention recipients for the 2017 women’s soccer season. Player...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things always go ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Calendar

May 27• 3 p.m., The Rockford Preservation Society is holding its annual Memorial Day Service at Rockford Methodist Church and Rockford Baptist C...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

Airman Pinter graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew J. Pinter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The ai...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Norman-Goodman exchange vows at Campbell University

Norman-Goodman exchange vows at Campbell University

Kerry Branon-Mock Norman and Amanda Elizabeth Goodman were married on April 8 in Butler Chapel on the campus of Campbell University, Buies Creek. At t...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Calendar

May 20• 12:30 p.m., Deep Creek Friends Meeting to host a golf tournament at Silo Run Golf Course. Registration and a free lunch begin at 12:30 p...

May 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Citizens’ Sentiments
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Stacks of stones
Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Jeff Eads (Yadkinville) “I’m a big supporter of Goodwill, NPR and The Sierra Club.”Lisa Hughes (Yadkinville) “I think my favor...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Tiny men and other things

Tiny men and other things

For years I’ve missed out on something that as a child I loved dearly. Perhaps this started in my mid-teens, when it wasn’t cool to apprec...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Kim Russell (East Bend) “I’d like to see events and festivals in the East Bend area. A music festival would be great because we have sever...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Rod Hunter (East Bend) “I used to make a gadget out of paperclips, a rubber band and paper in an envelope that when opened it sounded like somet...

March 30th, 2017 |  


The perils of homemade pasta

The perils of homemade pasta

My husband Morgan was given the pasta maker attachment for our Kitchen Aid mixer as a birthday gift. Morgan teases me about how he always seems to get...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,In 2011, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” Since then,...

March 30th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Free SBC seminars announced for April

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

April 5th, 2017 |  


Great State Bank announces special cash dividend and 2016 operating results

The Board of Directors of Great State Bank has declared a special cash dividend of seven cents per share on the company’s common stock. The cash...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Hannah Davis becomes new executive director at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation

Hannah Davis becomes new executive director at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation

On Thursday, Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation and the community of Elkin welcomed Hannah Davis as the new executive director.Originally from Laurinb...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Diversified Foam recognized with Pregis award

Pregis recognized the outstanding performance of three Pregis Distributor Program (PDP) members and the top Pregis Fabricator Partner at the eighth an...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Physical Therapy offering K-Laser Class IV Therapeutic Laser Treatments

Debbie Snyder, PT of Yadkin Physical Therapy announced the addition of K-Laser Class IV therapeutic laser treatments for advanced pain relief and enha...

March 9th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA