Flu rates have led to temporary visitor restrictions at Elkin and other area hospitals

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital and Wilkes Medical Center have joined other major medical facilities in the region in restricting visitors younger than...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

YADKINVILLE — North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in Yadkinville on Tuesday. He and several of his staff took a tour of the Unifi man...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

Gov. Cooper visits Yadkin County

YADKINVILLE — North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in Yadkinville on Tuesday. He and several of his staff took a tour of the Unifi man...

January 16th, 2018 |  


West Main resident celebrates 102 years

West Main resident celebrates 102 years

STATE ROAD — After making headlines two years ago celebrating her centennial on the back of a Harley motorcycle, Edna Hall is still celebrating ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


West Main resident celebrates 102 years

West Main resident celebrates 102 years

STATE ROAD — After making headlines two years ago celebrating her centennial on the back of a Harley motorcycle, Edna Hall is still celebrating ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Death of homeless man in State Road sparks movement to provide warmth for others in Surry, Yadkin counties

STATE ROAD — While the cold temperatures were not the primary cause of death for a homeless man found in State Road over the weekend, the top me...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Cold weather begets record energy use

An unpleasant surprise could be waiting in the mailbox when this month’s power bills are delivered.The recent, and so far unnamed, stretch of br...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Cold weather begets record energy use

An unpleasant surprise could be waiting in the mailbox when this month’s power bills are delivered.The recent, and so far unnamed, stretch of br...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Fall 2017 president’s list and dean’s list recipients announced

BANNER ELK — Of the 921 students enrolled in the fall 2017 semester at Lees-McRae College, 475 students — over half of enrolled students a...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Bridal show exhibits possibilities to local brides

Bridal show exhibits possibilities to local brides

Brides and their assistants, from professional planners to moms who plan, visit Coley Hall at The Liberty on Saturday for the Elkin Weddings Expo. Loc...

January 16th, 2018 |