Nomination deadline for Farm Service Agency County Committees

RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, SED Bob Etheridge recently remi...

July 28th, 2016 |  


A recovering addict’s story: Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: In an effort to protect the subject of our interview for personal reasons, we have concealed her identity by naming her Jenny. He...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Courthouse gets a facelift

Courthouse gets a facelift

The Yadkin County Courthouse has been undergoing some updates recently. The building, originally constructed in 1958, is in the process of receiving s...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Two charged in unrelated assault cases

Two charged in unrelated assault cases

Two Yadkin County residents have been arrested on assault charges in two unrelated incidents.On July 26, Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Science fun at the library

Science fun at the library

BOONVILLE — They may still be out of school for the summer, but that doesn’t mean Yadkin County youth aren’t still learning.Thanks t...

July 27th, 2016 |  


A recovered addict’s story: Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: In an effort to protect the subject of our interview for personal reasons, we have concealed her identity by naming her Jenny. He...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Mental health and addiction can go hand in hand

When it comes to drug addiction, mental health can often play a significant role. The two can serve as cause and effect alternately.“There are c...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Northern group provides pain management, detoxing

Northern group provides pain management, detoxing

Drug and narcotic addiction has plagued the tri-county area for a long time, but some doctors are fighting against it. Northern Medical Group Pain Man...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Opioid abuse being battled on many fronts

Opioid abuse being battled on many fronts

Since 2004, community members in Wilkes County have been working to bring awareness to the issue of opioid abuse and overdoses resulting from its use ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Opioid abuse, overdoses cause concern

Over the past 10 years, drug abuse has become a major problem for Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties. The tri-county area has seen a spike in pain medi...

July 27th, 2016 |