NEWS


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Tractors on parade

Class action status granted in hospital case

Yadkin County’s legal battle with former Yadkin Valley Hospital operations company HMC/CAH is over, but the battle is just beginning for former ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Y hosts Bright Beginnings

Y hosts Bright Beginnings

Yadkin Family YMCA ensures kids get the school year off to a great start with its Bright Beginnings program. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .n...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Long-time law enforcement officer retires

Long-time law enforcement officer retires

Local law enforcement officer Bill Bates retired on July 31. A Yadkin County native who was raised on a tobacco farm, Bates began working full-time fo...

August 18th, 2016 |  


New ordinance provides peace-of-mind for business owners

New ordinance provides peace-of-mind for business owners

In December, the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance for a rapid key entry system which will allow for a quicker response to fi...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Yadkin commissioners attend state conference

Yadkin County Board of Commissioners Chairman Kevin Austin was congratulated at the commissioners meeting on Monday evening for being elected to serve...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Up, up and away!

Up, up and away!

EAST BEND — On a lovely Sunday morning in Yadkin County, Captain Jack Ponticelli inflates a small helium balloon and releases it into the air. I...

August 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


WWE Hall of Famer coming to Mocksville school fundraiser

MOCKSVILLE — AML Wrestling is bringing WWE Hall of Famer “Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart and the Stars of AML Wrestling to Davie Cou...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Forbush football holds scrimmage

Forbush football holds scrimmage

Forbush takes on North Stokes last week at Forbush for the first home scrimmage of the season. The Falcons got switched between JV and varsity through...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Friendship race results

ELKIN — Below are the Friendship race results from Aug. 13. There were six races held and the weather turned out perfect for each race. The next...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Forbush hunter safety places second

Forbush hunter safety places second

RALEIGH — Two youth teams affiliated with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission captured second and third place in the senior division at the 3...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Starmount names athletes of the month

Starmount names athletes of the month

Starmount High School’s Edward Jones Student Athletes of the Month for 2015-16 include Amber Hurst, Brandon Prescott, Ashley Johnson, Andrew Smy...

August 10th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

Yadkinville High School Class of 1951 reunites

The class of Yadkinville High School 1951 had its 65th reunion July 16. Fifteen class members enjoyed the 65th reunion at the Yadkinville United Metho...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Wake Forest Baptist offers a back-to-school health checklist

WINSTON-SALEM — A new backpack, clothes and school supplies are on every parent’s back-to-school checklist, but that is not all your child...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Food: a language of love

Food: a language of love

A few years ago this book called “The Five Love Languages” came out. I never read it though I remember a lot of people talking about it. I...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Cruising in Boonville

Cruising in Boonville

Classic cars are parked on display at the third Monday Boonville cruise-in earlier this week. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Class reunions held

Class reunions held

East Bend High School Class of 1966 held its 50th class reunion on Aug. 6. Attending are, front row, from left, Linda Cuzzens Warner, Kay Hunt Burnett...

August 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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A bird’s-eye view
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Getting ready to find my park
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Food: a language of love
Getting ready to find my park

Getting ready to find my park

From my earliest childhood memories I can recall, some of my fondest and favorite times were spent in public parks. As a family of four, of which just...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Slavery Next Door: The Danger of Trafficking to North Carolina’s Youth

Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this series of articles, the second running in this edition, has been altered for her protection. R...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Slavery Next Door: The reality of human sex trafficking in North Carolina

Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this series of articles, the first running in this edition, has been altered for her protection. Re...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Talking to llamas

Talking to llamas

Like many of those bike riding trespassers from Forsyth County, I love biking in Yadkin County. Low traffic density and the beauty of country lanes cu...

August 11th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 9th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Vape shop opens in East Bend
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Christy’s Inn opens in East Bend

Unifi expands global reach of premier value-added products to Sri Lanka

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. will expand global availability of REPREVE recycled fiber and other Premier Value-Added (PVA) yarns through a new divis...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Lowes Food launches new concepts

Lowes Foods in Yadkinville will celebrate some new store concepts with a launch party beginning with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Follo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Vape shop opens in East Bend

Vape shop opens in East Bend

EAST BEND — Bad Monkey Vapes, located at 109 N.C. 67, opened its doors in East Bend on June 11. The shop is owned and operated by Bill McQueen a...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


SERVPRO pledges ongoing support to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

YADKINVILLE — The American Red Cross recently recognized SERVPRO, a cleanup and restoration company, for participation in its Disaster Responder...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Forbush alum sworn in as NC attorney

Forbush alum sworn in as NC attorney

Christopher Randall Hampton, who recently passed the North Carolina Bar exam, is sworn in as a North Carolina attorney by the Honorable Judge David V....

May 28th, 2016 |  


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