Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Officials confirm EF-2 tornado caused damage in Courtney

Clean up had begun in the Courtney community Thursday following severe storms and a reported tornado that touched down in the area late Wednesday afte...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

Nine graduate from Surry’s Medical Assisting Program

DOBSON — Nine students recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting.The grad...

May 25th, 2017 |  


College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

DOBSON — Several curriculum and continuing education programs, along with staff and faculty members, were recognized by Surry Community College ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Local students compete to be United Fund’s 2016-17 print artist

In partnership with Yadkin County Schools, there will be a Student Art Show sponsored by Yadkin County United Fund on May 25 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Ya...

May 25th, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

National Weather Service employees are in route to the Courtney area of Yadkin County this morning to study the path and damage caused by a reported t...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Sheriff’s office seeks to educate public on opioid drug abuse

Addiction to opioid-based pain medications is an ever-increasing problem in communities around the country, and Yadkin County is not immune to the pro...

May 24th, 2017 |  


A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

A busy spring for Yadkin County 4-H members

Yadkin County 4-H Club members have had a busy spring being involved in many different programs and events.The start of the spring season included the...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

Yadkin Farmers Market open for the season

The Yadkin Farmers Market is once again open and offering the season’s best fresh produce and local food items.“It’s that time of ye...

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


A day at the barn for Boonville students

A day at the barn for Boonville students

Students from Boonville Elementary School visited Astoria Ltd. Equestrian Center last week as part of the Horse Tails literary program. Horse trainer ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Public hearing slated for Boonville Land Use Plan

BOONVILLE — Officials with the town of Boonville are working to draft and implement a land-use plan.“The purpose of a land-use plan is to ...

May 18th, 2017 |