VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

VIDEO: Reeves Theater enjoys full house for opening events

After 23 years, the Reeves Theater has once again opened its doors, offering a farm-to-table café as well as a venue for music.“They say it...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Rotary feeds minds with traditional New Year’s meal

Rotary feeds minds with traditional New Year’s meal

Feeding minds as well as stomachs, the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club filled the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church of Elkin on New Year&...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


New Year’s Day Yoga/Meditation crowd moved to Coley Hall

New Year’s Day Yoga/Meditation crowd moved to Coley Hall

An unexpectedly large turnout for the New Beginnings Yoga and Meditation on New Year’s Day caused the crowd to be moved to Coley Hall in The Lib...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Home of Elkin employee destroyed

Home of Elkin employee destroyed

Emergency personnel had a busy day trying to put out a house fire just south of Dobson Saturday afternoon.John Shelton, director of Surry County Emerg...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


First baby of 2018 born

First baby of 2018 born

Jaxxen Lee Cooper greeted the world Jan. 1, 2018, at 11:24 p.m. as the first baby of the new year born at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital to Summer Jen...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Two charged with murder in October incident

Two charged with murder in October incident

WILKESBORO — Two men have been charged with murder in an October 2017 shooting that took place in the Roaring River community of Wilkes County.O...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Spirit of season shared through children

Spirit of season shared through children

Kellie Bauguess decided to spend her own money making gifts for unfortunate children this year. “My little Kellie had a blast delivering the pac...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Skull Camp Restaurant preparing for grand opening

Skull Camp Restaurant preparing for grand opening

New arrivals to Elkin in recent years who have questioned the big red building on North Bridge Street can now join the locals who relive memories as S...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Community to help Rotary reward service New Year’s Day

Community to help Rotary reward service New Year’s Day

On New Year’s Day, the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club will welcome community members to join them in their traditional fundraising lunch to earn mone...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Elkin’s commissioners send rezoning request back to town planning board

Elkin’s commissioners send rezoning request back to town planning board

Elkin commissioners opted not to vote on a proposed rezoning issue for property near the CC Camp Road and U.S. 21 interchange during their December me...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Car crash victim identified

Car crash victim identified

North Surry High School students went to school Thursday mourning one of their classmates after she died in a car crash Wednesday after school.The stu...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Secret Santas serving Elkin on Christmas morning

Secret Santas serving Elkin on Christmas morning

There are some jobs, like doctors and teachers, where a person is not permitted to offer financial assistance no matter how much it is needed, however...

December 20th, 2017 |  


HCMH hosts leaders

HCMH hosts leaders

Members of the Hugh Chatham Memorial Leadership Luncheon received graduation certificates after a year of education and fellowship. For one hour each ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Elkin Methodist welcomes community to share free dinner, fellowship

Elkin Methodist welcomes community to share free dinner, fellowship

No one needs to be alone on Christmas Day thanks to the folks at Elkin First United Methodist Church.Members of the congregation welcome the community...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Elkin Methodist welcomes community to share free dinner, fellowship

Elkin Methodist welcomes community to share free dinner, fellowship

No one needs to be alone on Christmas Day thanks to the folks at Elkin First United Methodist Church.Members of the congregation welcome the community...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Chatham Nursing patients take over trees

Chatham Nursing patients take over trees

Although age make take away the ability to be independent, it doesn’t need to take away the joy of Christmas, especially at Chatham Nursing and ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Glade Valley woman charged in purse snatching at Elkin Walmart

Glade Valley woman charged in purse snatching at Elkin Walmart

A Glade Valley woman was charged Dec. 18 with a mugging incident in the Walmart parking lot in Elkin.Melinda Cortes-Hernandez, 38, was charged with fe...

December 19th, 2017 updated: December 22nd, 2017. |  


Chief: False robbery report at Jonesville restaurant wastes taxpayer dollars

Chief: False robbery report at Jonesville restaurant wastes taxpayer dollars

JONESVILLE — Although not all police investigations result in charges and convictions, each inquiry uses resources from irreplaceable hours to m...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Fairfield invities Santa Claus and Zombie Claus for Christmas Bazaar

Fairfield invities Santa Claus and Zombie Claus for Christmas Bazaar

Operation Zombie Claus at Fairfield Inn and Suites Winter Christmas Bazaar provides fun for the kids from a local children’s home.Santa enjoys f...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Elkin Public Library encourages good deeds

Elkin Public Library encourages good deeds

In lieu of a calendar of events for December, the Elkin Public Library distributed a list of deeds encouraging patrons to Do Good In December.“T...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Dozens of volunteers descended on Walmart Tuesday morning to help needy children this holiday season.The Surry County Sheriff’s Office was joine...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Fairfield in hosts Santa while Zombies collect for Ebenezer

Fairfield in hosts Santa while Zombies collect for Ebenezer

Christmas isn’t the only thing taking over the Fairfield Inn and Suites on Saturday. Generosity will be waiting on the doorstep.On Saturday from...

December 14th, 2017 |  


New commissioners, old problem leads to swearing at Ronda board meeting

New commissioners, old problem leads to swearing at Ronda board meeting

RONDA — The joy of the holiday season was heightened for certain citizens of Ronda as they joined the board of commissioners Tuesday evening.Joa...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

Jonesville keeps citizens informed with hearing, reports

JONESVILLE — Having experienced several major changes in personnel over the past year, the town of Jonesville exhibited the impact through effec...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Students, officials honored during meeting

Students, officials honored during meeting

A new elected official is taking the helm of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education, following election of chair and vice chair during the Dec. 4 m...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Shell building process begins

Shell building process begins

In many ways, Elkin’s leaders were looking to change in the future during Monday’s monthly board of commissioners meeting, whether that be...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Elkin-Jonesville Christmas Parade entertains crowds

Elkin-Jonesville Christmas Parade entertains crowds

Waiting for the Elkin-Jonesville Christmas Parade with a fresh warm funnel cake made for patient happy children.Someone very familiar drives Jonesvill...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley resident steps away from NYC terrorist attack

Yadkin Valley resident steps away from NYC terrorist attack

NEW YORK CITY — As a terrorist struck New York City once again Monday morning, Yadkin Valley resident John Wiles was present to witness local re...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Hospice helps kids process loss as well as leave this world

Hospice helps kids process loss as well as leave this world

Hospice care is not just for adults, nor does it only care for the dying. A variety of children’s grief programs are available for free thanks t...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Survey shows increase in some risky behavior

Survey shows increase in some risky behavior

Some of the results of the Elkin City Schools’ youth risk behavioral survey had school leaders dismayed, with some numbers improving over last y...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Chamber entertains at holiday social

Chamber entertains at holiday social

Beanie Taylor and Myra Cook share a laugh during the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday social Thursday at Fairfield Inn.Anita D...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Snow arrives before winter

Snow arrives before winter

Children at the Main Street Learning Academy welcome the first snow of the season, with winter not officially until Dec. 21, Friday afternoon with the...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Snow arrives before winter starts

Snow arrives before winter starts

Children at the Main Street Learning Academy welcome the first snow of the season, with winter not officially until Dec. 21, Friday afternoon with the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Snow arrives before winter starts

Snow arrives before winter starts

Children at the Main Street Learning Academy welcome the first snow of the season, with winter not officially until Dec. 21, Friday afternoon with the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


YVUF’s last push to hit $200K goal

YVUF’s last push to hit $200K goal

The thermometer signs around town hit 90 percent for the Yadkin Valley United Fund campaign this week, but leaders with the local nonprofit organizati...

December 8th, 2017 |  


HCMH Foundation receives gift from Clingman Medical Center in honor of Howard Nabors

HCMH Foundation receives gift from Clingman Medical Center in honor of Howard Nabors

To live as a witness is to share faith in ways that go beyond any written word, and by all accounts that was exactly what Dr. L. Howard Nabors did....

December 7th, 2017 |  


Love lasts longer than owners in one location

Love lasts longer than owners in one location

JONESVILLE — The writer of Colossians 3:14 seems to have had Jimmie and Nancy Childress in mind when writing, “And over all these virtues ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Students handcraft ornaments

Students handcraft ornaments

As soon as Halloween had past, students in Elkin Elementary School’s exceptional children’s classes got to work on Christmas projects R...

December 7th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Elkin Community Chorus shares honors during Christmas concert

VIDEO: Elkin Community Chorus shares honors during Christmas concert

The 57th annual Christmas Community Chorus Concert was held on Sunday at the Elkin First United Methodist Church with special honor given to a long-ti...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Holiday parades light up the season

Holiday parades light up the season

BOONVILLE — It was a ‘holly jolly’ weekend in Yadkin County beginning with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Yadkinville on Fr...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Bradley publishes first novel

Bradley publishes first novel

DOBSON — What would drive someone to hide? More importantly, what would send them into hiding at the BOMARC missile accident site, a radiologica...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Old Fashioned Christmas brings new members to Jonesville Historical Society

Old Fashioned Christmas brings new members to Jonesville Historical Society

JONESVILLE — In spite of a low turn out, there was still excitement at the Yadkin Valley History Center where the Jonesville Historical Society ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


County rejects condo land deal

County rejects condo land deal

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners threw a wrench in the works of a private developer looking to bring condos to Elkin by refusing...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Legal trouble less likely for Alzheimer’s patients who plan early

Legal trouble less likely for Alzheimer’s patients who plan early

Worse than death may be knowing you will lose your mind, your sense of self, even your ability to care of your own personal needs. Individuals with Al...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Senior Helpers program reveals treasures with aid of Mountain Valley Hospice

Senior Helpers program reveals treasures with aid of Mountain Valley Hospice

After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia life may seem full of heavy dark pressure, but Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care plans to ...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Alzheimer’s just one of several types of Dementia

Alzheimer’s just one of several types of Dementia

The more one learns about Alzheimer’s Dementia the more confusing it can be.The first step may be to learn that Alzheimer’s is just one of...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham earns two more awards

Hugh Chatham earns two more awards

Two more awards have been added to Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital’s growing number of accolades, announced hospital leaders Friday during a shor...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Elkin commissioner invokes name of great imagineer during Heritage Center brainstorming

Elkin commissioner invokes name of great imagineer during Heritage Center brainstorming

As years of planning and hard work begin to come to fruition, Elkin residents gathered at the Heritage Center to discuss ideas for uses of the large p...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Light Up Elkin shines on variety of activities downtown

VIDEO: Light Up Elkin shines on variety of activities downtown

Some children, and adults, could barely contain their excitement as Santa Claus arrived to Light Up Elkin Friday night.“Lights, lights, lights, ...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


New Elkin resident reveals Library of Congress card at new Little Free Library

New Elkin resident reveals Library of Congress card at new Little Free Library

It’s hard to tell what a person will find at a Little Free Library where anyone can pick up or drop off a bit of literature for any reading abil...

December 3rd, 2017 |