NEWS


12:42 pm |    
Ribbon cutting held
8:18 am |    
Habitat gives thanks
Cookies help fund band

Cookies help fund band

Dewey’s Moravian baked goods have been a traditional part of North Carolina holidays since 1930 when Dewey G. Wilkerson first opened his bakery ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Meth lab dismantled, two face charges

Meth lab dismantled, two face charges

Two Yadkinville residents have been arrested and are facing multiple drug charges after authorities discovered a meth lab in their residence.On Nov. 2...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Parents share grief At Woltz

Parents share grief At Woltz

Although no parent should have to bury a child, sometimes they have to do it anyway. When they do, there are groups with whom they can share their exp...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Students learningn continents

Students learningn continents

The West Yadkin third-graders have been recognized for doing an amazing job for putting forth the effort to study and learn their continents in the mo...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Students to stage dinner theater production

Students to stage dinner theater production

Students from Forbush High School will stage a Renaissance-themed dinner theater production next month. The teens will perform on Dec. 9 and 10 at 6 p...

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


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The holidays are here and towns throughout the county have special events planned to celebrate the season.East Bend’s annual Small Town Christma...

November 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


12:33 pm |    
Falcons earn second win
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 |  


Powerade State Games gearing up

The 2016-17 Powerade State Games are gearing up for registration for various sports. The competition site for this year’s events are Greensboro ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Starmount basketball schedules

BOONVILLE — The 2016-17 basketball season is starting to get underway throughout the Yadkin Valley. Starmount basketball has released its schedu...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Forbush, East Wilkes kick off wrestling season

Forbush, East Wilkes kick off wrestling season

EAST BEND — Forbush, East Wilkes, North Forsyth and Parkland took part in a quad wrestling match on Wednesday night at Forbush High School. All ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Swim meet held at Yadkin YMCA

Swim meet held at Yadkin YMCA

YADKINVILLE — The final results from the swim meet at the Yadkin YMCA that included Elkin, Forbush and West Forsyth have been completed. West Fo...

November 29th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


Sam Brown Park provides opportunity for activities

Sam Brown Park provides opportunity for activities

Home of the Sparta Lions Club, Sam Brown Park sits above Alleghany High School just past the entrance to Davis Field.The park offers plenty of recreat...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Open Air market approaching

Open Air market approaching

The first weekend in December, the Foothills Arts Council will sponsor an Open Air Art Market with artists, music, food and vendors. The market will b...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Carroll park offers plenty of activities

Carroll park offers plenty of activities

Located just off Interstate 77’s Exit 14 in Hillsville, Virginia, the Carroll County Recreation Park offers plenty of activities for young and o...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Veterans Memorial Park in Sparta in planning stages

Veterans Memorial Park in Sparta in planning stages

Veterans Memorial Park is a proposed park in Sparta between Veterans Memorial Highway (Sparta Parkway) and Duncan Street.The 7.5-acre park plans for a...

November 26th, 2016 |  


OPINION


10:33 am |    
So much more than honey
9:57 am |    
Mastering biscuit making
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 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,When Judy Wolfe died in the early hours of Sept. 8, Jonesville lost its most dynamic leader for the preservation of its history. She was...

September 14th, 2016 updated: September 14th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


12:42 pm |    
Ribbon cutting held

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 |  


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