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Mars Hill University marshals recognized for academic success

MARS HILL — Sixteen students have been recognized as university marshals for the 2016-17 academic year at Mars Hill University. …

May 1st, 2016 |  

3-D modeling for beginners offered in May

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering a 3-D Modeling course for beginners starting May 24 and running through …

May 1st, 2016 |  

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 …

April 30th, 2016 |  

Elkin High is silver award winner

Elkin High School has been recognized as a Silver Medal award winner in the latest edition of The U.S. News …

April 30th, 2016 |  

2016 Got to Be NC Festival adds dinosaurs, pirates, bulldozers

RALEIGH — Dinosaurs, pirates and bulldozers will be among the additions to the perennial lineup of North Carolina food, animal …

April 30th, 2016 |  

Habitat golf tournament slated for May 26

Habitat golf tournament slated for May 26

It’s a celebratory month for Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity. On May 8, the newest Habitat homeowners will be …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Suspicious package reported at Walmart

Customers and employees at Walmart in Elkin had a brief interruption to their normal routine Friday morning when a suspicious …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Community Calendar

April 29 • 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Forbush High School, 1521 Falcon …

April 29th, 2016 |  

School board tables policy changes affecting decisions on out-of-district students not meeting expectations

A proposed revision to an Elkin City Schools policy became a topic of debate Monday during the school board’s meeting, …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Eight years later, Marion still giving back

Eight years later, Marion still giving back

Downpours, thunder and lightning traveled through the area in the early morning hours Thursday, but the skies cleared and the …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Church calendar

April 29 • 5 to 7 p.m., the Elkin Baptist Association will hold a retirement reception for Johnny Enloe, assocational …

April 29th, 2016 |  

Elkin schools ‘knocking off’ capital projects

DOBSON — The Elkin City Schools will have soon “knocked off” two priority capital projects identified in a facilities study, …

April 29th, 2016 |  

County declares ‘war on litter’

County declares ‘war on litter’

DOBSON — It’s a real issue which reflects poorly on the community, so officials are declaring “war” on littering. Eddie …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Surry named as a Military Friendly School for 2016

DOBSON — Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that connects classrooms to careers for the nation’s next generation of …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

YADKINVILLE — Yadtel Telecom recently donated $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools to help launch a new summer robotics camp for …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Community Calendar

April 27 • 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held at West Wilkes High School, 6598 …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Beer festival slated for the fall

Beer festival slated for the fall

Beer won’t be served at this year’s Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, but never fear, beer lovers. This year is to …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Sink hole causes ‘expensive’ fix in Jonesville

Sink hole causes ‘expensive’ fix in Jonesville

JONESVILLE — The state Department of Transportation has two major projects underway in Jonesville, one of which was caused when …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Former patient supports Shriner’s Hospitals for senior project

Former patient supports Shriner’s Hospitals for senior project

An Elkin High School student used her senior project to give back to a hospital which has helped her as …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Church calendar

April 29 • 5 to 7 p.m., the Elkin Baptist Association will hold a retirement reception for Johnny Enloe, assocational …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Elks dance the night away

Elks dance the night away

Prom King Ethan Mastin and Queen Josie Dumas share a dance at the Elkin High School prom Saturday. Elkin High …

April 26th, 2016 |  

Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe announces his retirement

Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe announces his retirement

Elkin City Schools will soon be seeking a new leader following the announcement Monday night near the end of the …

April 26th, 2016 |  

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