NEWS


Geotag created for Starmount High

Geotag created for Starmount High

Have you ever seen someone post a picture and think, “I wonder where they are?” Snapchat’s Geotag allows a person to post a picture,...

September 21st, 2016 |  


FHS has pep for Unifi Bowl

FHS has pep for Unifi Bowl

Red … white … BLUE! The Forbush Falcons’ pre-UNIFI Bowl ritual was as hype as ever. As word spread through the school of Starmount H...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Five benefits of dual enrollment

Five benefits of dual enrollment

Why participate in Dual Enrollment?1. Save thousands of dollars. Students who are able to participate in dual enrollment take college classes paid by ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

ELKIN — A senior from Starmount High School was the latest recipient of the Morrison Scholarship prize at this year’s 27th annual Clifford...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Library yard sale a success

Library yard sale a success

EAST BEND — The Friends of the East Bend Library held its annual yard sale over the weekend.“We sold $2,128 worth of things and had $1,510...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Pumpkin festival, regatta, quilt show set for Saturday

Pumpkin festival, regatta, quilt show set for Saturday

Several events and festivals are coming up this weekend, including the 20th annual Pumpkin Festival, the Duck & Turtle Regatta, and the quilt show...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Week five football preview

With the fifth week of high school football upon the region, there is only one week left before the conference match-ups start.Going into the fifth we...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

EAST BEND — Forbush High School will celebrate its 50th year on Friday. The Forbush Falcons football team will take on the East Wilkes Cardinals...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Falcons finally get their trophy

Falcons finally get their trophy

BOONVILLE — The last time the Unifi Bowl graced the halls of Forbush High School was September 22, 2006 after a 27-14 win over Starmount. On Fri...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Friendship Speedway standings

ELKIN — Friendship Speedway will return to action on Saturday with heat races returning to the track. There will be a $2,500 increase in purses ...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Local sports briefs

Sports Briefs — September eventsRace More for MacemoreYADKINVILLE — The annual Race More for Macemore 5K run/walk will be held on Sept. 17...

September 8th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Calendar

Sept. 24• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 10th annual Country Quilt Show will take place at Galloway Episcopal Church, 312 W. Main St., Elkin, in conjunct...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

ELKIN — A senior from Starmount High School was the latest recipient of the Morrison Scholarship prize at this year’s 27th annual Clifford...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Public invited to free Partners Health Summit on Oct. 14

HICKORY — Partners Behavioral Health Management is sponsoring a free educational conference about how to deal with the struggles of opioid addic...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Area businesses support local charity

Area businesses support local charity

BOONVILLE — A number of local businesses have donated to Joshua’s Angel Center of the Carolina’s in Boonville recently and organizer...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Elkin Municipal Park … where history and recreation meet

Elkin Municipal Park … where history and recreation meet

The Elkin Municipal Park serves as more than a place to get some exercise or for relaxing, it is a gathering spot for the community, bringing friends ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 16, 17• The Friends of the Library will have its annual yard sale Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 6 a.m. to noon at the East ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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A bucket full of mice
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A bird’s-eye view

Slavery Next Door: Awareness, prevention, and relief

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

September 1st, 2016 |  


Series encourages readers to ‘Find Your Park’

The first national park was designated 144 years ago with Yellowstone, but the National Park Service as an organization will celebrate its centennial ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Slavery Next Door: The difference between prostitution and human trafficking

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

August 25th, 2016 |  


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. |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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

Local business receives award

Local entrepreneurs George McSwain Jr. and George McSwain III of SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin counties were recognized with the President’s Silve...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Ribbon cutting held at Lowes Foods

Ribbon cutting held at Lowes Foods

Lowes Foods in Yadkinville celebrated new store concepts with a launch party and ribbon cutting on Saturday.The store has recently undergone several u...

June 29th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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