Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Bobby Todd (Yadkinville) “My wife and we will be attending the ‘Guys and Dolls’ Extravaganza at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center.R...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Annie O’Brien (Yadkinville) “Trump should stop trying to instigate a constitutional crisis, distance himself from hateful and divisive rhe...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Faith Trivette (Jonesville) “Two winters ago I was sledding with my cousin. She hit a tree and we thought she broke her leg.”Cole Bauguess...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Snacks to pack for a protest

Snacks to pack for a protest

I typically try to keep this column no more controversial than whether one prefers Hellman’s or Duke’s mayo, but there comes a point in ti...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Marching for equality, justice: Why I will part of the Women’s March on Washington

Marching for equality, justice: Why I will part of the Women’s March on Washington

This week is an important one for our nation. It is the week we take time to honor Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; it is the week a n...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

To the editor,The Yadkin Arts Council started its 2016-17 Annual Fund Drive on Nov. 1, 2016. Letters requesting a financial contribution were mailed t...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Christie Harrison (Elkin) “Before becoming involved in Foothills Theatre, I hadn’t done anything related to theater. Leighanne Martin Wrig...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Snow day baking

Snow day baking

It really looked a lot like winter this weekend. I confess I have mixed emotions about this. I much prefer warmer temperatures, sunny skies and green ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Right place but the wrong time

Right place but the wrong time

I borrow the words of the title from a Rhythm and Blues song released in 1973 by artist Dr. John. It is one of my favorite songs; it has a great beat,...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Tales of holiday treasurers

Tales of holiday treasurers

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating the tree. Now that I’m married I’m lucky to get to decorate two Christmas tre...

December 22nd, 2016 |