Stacks of stones

Stacks of stones

My favorite hiking trail was laid down many hundreds of years ago by the ancient inhabitants of our southwest. These agrarian people, probably numberi...

May 4th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Keith Vestal (Yadkinville) “Two favorite things are scuba diving and kayak fishing. Especially since we have such a nice lake in Yadkin County t...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Curtis Taylor (Beulah) “Those little Delights.”Steve Owings (State Road) “I really don’t like Girl Scout cookies. The lemon on...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Ann McBride (Yadkinville) “I like Shortbread best.”Leanna Freeman (Yadkinville) “I like the Samoas and my second favorite are the Pe...

March 9th, 2017 |