NEWS


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A garden of healing
6:17 pm
Updated: 6:17 pm. |    
Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC
40th annual Harvest Festival fills the streets

40th annual Harvest Festival fills the streets

It was a glorious fall day for the annual Harvest Festival in downtown Yadkinville on Saturday. Organizers and festival-goers said it was the biggest ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


40th annual Harvest Festival fills the streets

40th annual Harvest Festival fills the streets

It was a glorious fall day for the annual Harvest Festival in downtown Yadkinville on Saturday. Organizers and festival-goers said it was the biggest ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Senior pictures, 2017 edition

Senior pictures, 2017 edition

Nothing holds a memory better than a picture, and for seniors, no memory is more important to hold than the ones they’re making right now, durin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


A Senior’s View: The last first week of school

For many seniors, the last first week of school is the worst time of the year, but for me as a senior, it’s like a second birthday. The beginnin...

September 21st, 2016 |  


WIC has openings for pregnant/breastfeeding women, infants, children under 5

WIC or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Fundraising for Yadkin Hospice Home nearly complete

Fundraising for Yadkin Hospice Home nearly complete

In December 2015, Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care had a ground-breaking ceremony for Yadkin County’s first inpatient hospice facil...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 2:50 pm. |    
Falcons dominate Cardinals in three
Rams earn 8-0 win over Elks

Rams earn 8-0 win over Elks

ELKIN — Jeyson Pineda and Victor Maya each had a hat trick during Starmount’s 8-0 win over Elkin on Wednesday night. The Rams (3-0) have h...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Local sports briefs

September and October eventsShrine Club golf tournamentBOONVILLE — The Elkin-Jonesville Shrine Club will hold its annual golf tournament at Silo...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Falcons take down Phoenix in three

Falcons take down Phoenix in three

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons have been on an impressive roll this season as they are 7-4 overall and 2-0 in the WPAC. Monday night saw the Fa...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Millennium XC finding success

MOUNT AIRY — Millennium Charter Academy has all of its fall sports seasons underway, as the school gets into its first year of existence with a ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Week five football preview

With the fifth week of high school football upon the region, there is only one week left before the conference match-ups start.Going into the fifth we...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

EAST BEND — Forbush High School will celebrate its 50th year on Friday. The Forbush Falcons football team will take on the East Wilkes Cardinals...

September 13th, 2016 |  


LIFE


2:35 am
Updated: 4:14 pm. |    
Welcome to pumpkin season
11:59 am |    
Birth announcement

N.C. State Fair announces winners in 2016 wine competition

RALEIGH — A pomegranate wine from Lumberton and a muscadine from Mocksville were the top winners in the 2016 N.C. State Fair Wine Competition sp...

September 26th, 2016 |  


King Parks offer opportunities for community

King Parks offer opportunities for community

The city of King oversees two popular parks, Recreation Acres and King Central Park.“Our parks are a place for our community to gather, enjoy ev...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

Lions Club honors leader, seeks new members

The Yadkinville Lions have re-elected Donald Moxley as president for the third year in a row. Bobby Sutton, the Lions secretary, presented Moxley a sp...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Calendar

Sept. 24• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 10th annual Country Quilt Show will take place at Galloway Episcopal Church, 312 W. Main St., Elkin, in conjunct...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

Starmount student awarded Morrison Scholarship

ELKIN — A senior from Starmount High School was the latest recipient of the Morrison Scholarship prize at this year’s 27th annual Clifford...

September 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


2:35 am
Updated: 4:14 pm. |    
Welcome to pumpkin season
10:55 am |    
A bucket full of mice

Slavery Next Door: Awareness, prevention, and relief

Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this series of articles, the third running in this edition, has been altered for her protection. Re...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Series encourages readers to ‘Find Your Park’

The first national park was designated 144 years ago with Yellowstone, but the National Park Service as an organization will celebrate its centennial ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Slavery Next Door: The difference between prostitution and human trafficking

Editor’s note: The identity of the author of this series of articles, the third running in this edition, has been altered for her protection. Re...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A bird’s-eye view

A bird’s-eye view

I’ve always thought I lived in a beautiful place. A few weekends ago I got a bird’s-eye view of that beauty from a hot air balloon. It was...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Getting ready to find my park

Getting ready to find my park

From my earliest childhood memories I can recall, some of my fondest and favorite times were spent in public parks. As a family of four, of which just...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


6:17 pm
Updated: 6:17 pm. |    
Southland donates road tractor to Surry CC

Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards local youth literacy grant

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced West Yadkin Elementary School received a $2,000 youth literacy grant. T...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Yadtel annual meeting includes big prize giveaways

MOCKSVILLE — Yadtel, or Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation, will hold its annual meeting Saturday at 10 a.m., with registration from...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Local business receives award

Local entrepreneurs George McSwain Jr. and George McSwain III of SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin counties were recognized with the President’s Silve...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Unifi expands global reach of premier value-added products to Sri Lanka

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. will expand global availability of REPREVE recycled fiber and other Premier Value-Added (PVA) yarns through a new divis...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Lowes Food launches new concepts

Lowes Foods in Yadkinville will celebrate some new store concepts with a launch party beginning with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Follo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA