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 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Crystal Sprague of Yadkinville — “Christmas to me means that Jesus came and we have the gift of eternal grace. It’s also a time with...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Norma Schoffstall (Elkin) “When we got to the moon.”Greg Hamlin (Roaring River) “Neil Armstrong landing on the moon and the space sh...

December 16th, 2016 |  


The case of the missing pea salad

The case of the missing pea salad

A few weeks ago as I was preparing Thanksgiving dinner, I kept thinking that I was forgetting something. I wasn’t actually forgetting anything, ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Debra Benifield (Elkin) “My husband is working all the time. The kids make it to the grandparents before we do.”Pam Philips (Courtney) “...

December 8th, 2016 |