NEWS


11:47 am |    
Dinos take over library
11:44 am
Updated: 2:22 pm. |    
New solar farm coming to Yadkin County
Sex offender charged

Sex offender charged

Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jackie Mark Creed, 46, of Yadkinville on July 15 and charged him with one felony count of failing to rep...

July 20th, 2016 |  


RNC: Star power at convention

RNC: Star power at convention

The entertainment lineup at the GOP convention includes some star power.Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar spoke on Monday morning at th...

July 18th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Boonville man arrested after short chase

Boonville man arrested after short chase

JONESVILLE — On July 9, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, the Yadkinville Police Department and Jonesville Police Department executed a ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Shore elected American Legion state commander

Shore elected American Legion state commander

A longtime member of American Legion Post 336, located in East Bend, has now taken on a new role with the veterans’ organization. David Shore, c...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Hall Creek Farm blueberries now open

Hall Creek Farm blueberries now open

Sarah Wood, owner of Hall Creek Farm in East Bend, well remembers the year the blueberry bushes were planted on the property at 4236 Shady Grove Road....

July 13th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


3:37 pm |    
Soccer schedules released
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Football schedules released
Soccer schedules released

Soccer schedules released

The 2016 soccer schedules for Forbush, Starmount, Elkin, and East Wilkes was released last week.ForbushForbush kicks off its season with a home game a...

July 11th, 2016 |  


East Bend resident competing in international rodeo

East Bend resident competing in international rodeo

SHAWNEE, Okla. — Will McGraw of East Bend, North Carolina, is competing in the 24th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo held July 10-15 at t...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Yadkin County all-stars place second

Yadkin County all-stars place second

The Yadkin County 9-year-old all-stars placed second at the Boone Tournament at Appalachian State and the State Tournament at Fall Creek.The team lost...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Forbush Blue Sox win YCB Major League Championship

Forbush Blue Sox win YCB Major League Championship

The Forbush Blue Sox won the 2016 YCB Major League Championship earlier this season. Players are, front row, from left, Noah Crews, Jacob Williams, De...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Forbush Falcons hold summer skills camp

Forbush Falcons hold summer skills camp

Forbush High school men’s soccer program hosted a summer skills soccer camp June 20-23. The camp involved kids ranging in age from 7 through 13 ...

July 7th, 2016 |  


LIFE


3:50 am |    
The BBQ ribs take a trip

Mountain Valley Hospice seeking community volunteers

YADKINVILLE — The next Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care Volunteer Training will be held at the Yadkinville office and is scheduled ...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

July 1• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pressure Canning Testing by N.C. State Extension will be held at the 2nd floor of the new Agricultural and Educationa...

June 30th, 2016 |  


101 ways to prepare zucchini

101 ways to prepare zucchini

The headline of this week’s Kitsey’s Kitchen might be a bit misleading. I’m not giving you 101 recipes using zucchini. I’m hop...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed by Pansy White, RN on Surry’s campus in Dobson concluded June 8. Students are, fro...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Richmond Hill to host lecture on Pearson children

EAST BEND — The Yadkin County Historical Society and the Historic Richmond Hill Law School Commission will present the annual Pearson lecture on...

June 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


2:29 pm |    
A step back in time
3:50 am |    
The BBQ ribs take a trip
101 ways to prepare zucchini

101 ways to prepare zucchini

The headline of this week’s Kitsey’s Kitchen might be a bit misleading. I’m not giving you 101 recipes using zucchini. I’m hop...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Reporting from Atlantic Beach

Reporting from Atlantic Beach

I have returned from vacation feeling much refreshed after a week at the coast. I’m proud to say I accomplished all of the very important tasks ...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Vacation to-do list

Vacation to-do list

I’ve recently been hearing the phrase, “create a life you don’t need a vacation from.” I can see the value in the statement, a...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Hey grandkids, I got a secret for you

Hey grandkids, I got a secret for you

I remember being 7 and looking up to my 10-year-old neighbor and thinking, “Boy, I can’t wait to be 10 and have all the privileges of a 10...

June 9th, 2016 |  


The internet can’t replace a cookbook

The internet can’t replace a cookbook

I talked a bit about my love of cookbooks in last week’s column and I thought I would expound on that topic this week. In this technology-driven...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Sweet summer strawberries

Sweet summer strawberries

I stopped in at Scooterbug’s Strawberries in East Bend last Saturday and picked up a couple gallons of berries. I made peach jam last summer so ...

May 19th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


10:31 am |    
Vape shop opens in East Bend
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Updated: 9:00 am. |    
Christy’s Inn opens in East Bend
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 |  


Mexican restaurant reopens after fire

Mexican restaurant reopens after fire

A local Mexican restaurant destroyed in a fire on March 7 has reopened its doors at a new location. Area officials celebrated with the restaurant owne...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

YADKINVILLE — Yadtel Telecom recently donated $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools to help launch a new summer robotics camp for elementary students....

April 28th, 2016 |  


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