Nominations requested for the 2017 Salute to Heroes Celebration

GREENSBORO — The American Red Cross is seeking nominations for heroes — a person who has saved a life, demonstrated extraordinary courage,...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community School students win at Science Olympiad

Yadkin Valley Community School students win at Science Olympiad

ELKIN — On Saturday, the Yadkin Valley Community School students competed in the NC Science Olympiad in Cabarrus County. Ten of the school’...

April 12th, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Appointment of Gene Fowler to Ronda Board of Commissioners ignites angry outburst in Mayor Victor Varela

UPDATED: Appointment of Gene Fowler to Ronda Board of Commissioners ignites angry outburst in Mayor Victor Varela

RONDA — More than the weather was warm in Ronda for the Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night during which Gene Fowler was appointed to fi...

April 11th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Elkin High School sophomore Charles Walker wins Habitat Hammer

Elkin High School sophomore Charles Walker wins Habitat Hammer

Despite previous reports, the overall winner of the seventh annual Habitat Hammer Saturday was 16-year-old Charles Walker, a sophomore at Elkin High S...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley United Fund surpassed its $170,000 goal, raising $196,013 this year

Yadkin Valley United Fund surpassed its $170,000 goal, raising $196,013 this year

The Yadkin Valley United Fund announced Saturday night its far surpassed its $170,000 fundraising goal for the 2016-17 campaign, as it thanked donors ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Jeff Eidson appointed Elkin commissioner to fill vacancy; citizens, commissioners concerned about possible methadone clinic downtown

Jeff Eidson appointed Elkin commissioner to fill vacancy; citizens, commissioners concerned about possible methadone clinic downtown

Following a moment of silence and time to remember Commissioner Bob Norton, who recently died following a battle with cancer, the Elkin Board of Commi...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Elkin schools ask for tax increase

Elkin schools ask for tax increase

DOBSON — Two gymnasium projects Elkin City Schools officials plan to address would cost more than $13 million, and school officials are asking f...

April 11th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Jonesville Town Council discovers tools, ideas to help make necessary budget changes

VIDEO: Jonesville Town Council discovers tools, ideas to help make necessary budget changes

JONESVILLE — With the assistance of Water Resource Manager Tim Collins, Town Clerk and Chief Financial Officer Lynn Trivette, who also has been ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Michael Pardue introduced as new town manager of Jonesville, but no vote taken yet

VIDEO: Michael Pardue introduced as new town manager of Jonesville, but no vote taken yet

JONESVILLE — Michael Pardue was introduced as the new town manager during the regular Jonesville Town Council meeting Monday night, although he ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


SCC hosts fifth annual wine symposium

SCC hosts fifth annual wine symposium

DOBSON — Surry Community College hosted its fifth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium on Wednesday. The event was created to add...

April 10th, 2017 |