Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution inducts John Floyd as newest member

Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution inducts John Floyd as newest member

Saturday the Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution met at the Elkin Library for their quarterly business meeting.During the mee...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Group makes first donation

Group makes first donation

Mercy and Truth Ministries makes its first delivery of backpacks filled with goodies to C.B. Eller Elementary School. Other schools aided were Ronda-C...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Simmons grows giant vegetable

Simmons grows giant vegetable

Jerry Simmons’ garden in Thurmond produced this eight-pound beauty that sprouted another two pounds of greens above ground. The locals are stump...

June 5th, 2017 |  


YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

YVUF announces 2017 scholarship winners

The Yadkin Valley United Fund has announced the recipients of its Triple C Scholarships for 2017.David Steelman, executive director, said this is the ...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Explore Native American history in upcoming SCC course

Explore Native American history in upcoming SCC course

DOBSON — Join Surry Community College’s Social Sciences Division Chair Dr. Cory Stewart as he leads students on a journey back to America&...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Music students perform

Music students perform

JONESVILLE — Dorothy Wells’ piano, voice and guitar students at Studio 67 in Jonesville recently presented their spring recital. Each stud...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Barnes family holds reunion

Barnes family holds reunion

Descendants of Brinsley and Solomon Barnes hold their second annual reunion in Wilkesboro. These early pioneers arrived in NC Indian Territory at the ...

June 1st, 2017 |  


The Walker Center announces its 2017-2018 season lineup

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center has announced its 2017-2018 season lineup. John Michael Montgomery opens the new season on Sept. 21, with his gre...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Andrew Noah DimmetteScott and Kellie Dimmette of Jonesville announce the birth of a son, Andrew Noah, on May 1 at 2:02 p.m. on Forsyth Medical Center,...

May 30th, 2017 |  


Lewis receives Hal Stuart Award

Lewis receives Hal Stuart Award

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has announced Dr. Jody Lewis, left, as the recipient of the 2017 Hal Stuart Award. This award began in 2006 and is a pr...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Now registering youth for free grief camp

MOUNT AIRY — Registration is now underway for Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care’s Brighter Days Children’s Grief Camp. The...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Surry County superintendent honored

Surry County superintendent honored

On May 12, Dr. Travis L. Reeves, superintendent of the Surry County School district in Surry County, was named the Region Five Superintendent of the Y...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

Surry Community offering course to explore Appalachia

DOBSON — While Surry Community College always offers a wide variety of courses dedicated to providing students with the most complete and well-r...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Stewart to lead YVUF

New officers and board members have been elected for the Yadkin Valley United Fund beginning June 1, according to David Steelman, executive director.O...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering variety of summer camps

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering several summer camps for children of various ages starting in June and July on the college’s ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Ride to benefit area libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on June 11. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wil...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Governor Cooper announces $31 million grant to fight opioid epidemic in NC

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a recipient of more than $31 million to address the opioid crisis through the 21st Century Cures Act, State Targeted...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Rockford Memorial Day service set

DOBSON — The community is invited to attend the historic village of Rockford’s 31st annual Memorial Day observance on Saturday.The program...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Rotary clubs host Habitat golf tourney Thursday

For over 20 years, the Rotary Clubs of Yadkinville and the Yadkin Valley (Elkin-Jonesville) have supported Habitat homebuilding in the community throu...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Agency gets new home, new fleet

Agency gets new home, new fleet

Yadkin Valley Home Health’s staff recently relocated to a newly refurbished office beside Hugh Chatham Urgent Care-Jonesville. On May 10, the st...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in June. No advanced reg...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Technical classes at Surry Community this summer

DOBSON — Summertime for college students is often associated with a much needed break from classes, but Surry Community College is offering many...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Preschoolers hit the books

Preschoolers hit the books

Elkin Presbyterian Church Preschool leaders challenged their students to read 250 books during the month of March as part of the Read Across America c...

May 16th, 2017 |  


The Walker Center presents The Annie Moses Band on May 19

The Walker Center presents The Annie Moses Band on May 19

WILKESBORO — The Annie Moses Band returns to the Walker Center on May 19, by popular demand, presenting “The Art of the Love Song.” ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Wine quality labels seek to boost industry

Wine quality labels seek to boost industry

A new sticker is appearing on locally produced wines and the hope is this quality assurance sticker will boost the credibility of North Carolina’...

May 8th, 2017 |  


SCC business students contribute to local charity

SCC business students contribute to local charity

DOBSON — Surry Community College students enrolled in Dr. Dawn Worley’s BUS 110: Introduction to Business class recently participated in a...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Students participate in NCFMC Festival at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM — The N.C. Federation of Junior Music Clubs (NCFMC) held a district festival on March 4 at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Unsworth receives Library Association Achievement Award

Unsworth receives Library Association Achievement Award

DOBSON — Alan Unsworth, Surry Community College’s director of Academic Support and Research, received the North Carolina Community College...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

Surry CC students learn about regenerative medicine

DOBSON — Surry Community College instructor Jeff Jones recently brought classroom lessons to life for students enrolled in his BIO 111: General ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

Surry machining students visit Stewart-Haas Racing

DOBSON — Students in Surry Community College’s MAC 112: Machining Technology II course recently toured Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) based in ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in May. No advanced regi...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Surry CC offering classes for music fans

DOBSON — Whether a person is more interested in making music or simply dancing to it, Surry Community College is offering several classes involv...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Computer and technology classes starting in May in Surry and Yadkin counties

DOBSON — Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin ...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Winners of regional photo contest announced

On April 25, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

Phi Theta Kappa hosts second annual ‘Surry’s Got Talent’

DOBSON — The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Surry Community College recently held the second annual “S...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School open house this week

The Yadkin Valley Community School will host an open house Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at 240 Standard St. At the open house, families will be able to mee...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Hargrave to visit Surry violin making class on May 3

Hargrave to visit Surry violin making class on May 3

DOBSON — World renowned violin maker Roger Hargrave will visit Surry Community College’s Violin Making — Violin Luthier class at the...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Advanced Manufacturing Day at SCC successful

Advanced Manufacturing Day at SCC successful

DOBSON — Surry Community College held Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 4 highlighting careers in Computer-Integrated Machining, Mechatronics,...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Tie-dye project teaches Surry students writing skills

Tie-dye project teaches Surry students writing skills

DOBSON — To most people tie-dyeing a T-shirt seems like an art project, but for students in Dr. Kathleen Fowler’s eight-week, English 111:...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members

DOBSON — The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Surry Community College held its annual induction ceremony for n...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Surry students hold plant sale April 24-28

Surry students hold plant sale April 24-28

DOBSON — Members of the Horticulture Club at Surry Community College will hold a spring plant sale April 24 through April 28 in the greenhouse o...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Ride to benefit libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on June 11. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wil...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Surry CC announces winners of history competition

Surry CC announces winners of history competition

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently hosted a regional National History Day competition for middle school and high school students. Winners...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 12th graduation ceremony on March 29 at The Yadkin Center. One hundred tw...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Easter egg drop amazes

Easter egg drop amazes

HAMPTONVILLE — Kids of all ages were having an egg-cellent time at the Alpha & Omega Corn Maze on Saturday. The 20-acre agri-tourism center ...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Elkin man wins first $200,000 Taxes Paid top prize

RALEIGH — Richard Hayes of Elkin is the first person in the state to win a top prize playing the new $200,000 Taxes Paid scratch-off game.He bou...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Readers’ Choice voting changed, extended

Readers’ Choice voting changed, extended

Some changes have occurred with the annual Tribune Best of the Best 2017 Readers’ Choice awards contest, which will allow more time for readers ...

April 13th, 2017 |