Foster care extended to older youths

Foster care extended to older youths

A new foster care program implemented statewide Jan. 1 aims to provide support to a group of young people otherwise at risk of falling through the cra...

January 16th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Jonesville manager leaving

Jonesville manager leaving

JONESVILLE — At the end of the Jonesville Town Council meeting Monday, Scott Buffkin, town manager, announced he will be leaving his local post ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Gym renovation unveiled

Gym renovation unveiled

Youth in the Elkin area got a Christmas present of their own recently, as they entered the gym at the Elkin Recreation Center to a new floor and other...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Life saver learned at work

Life saver learned at work

There wasn’t much unusual about Pat Kelley’s morning of shopping Friday until she stepped in to save the life of another shopper.While at ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Tri-C needs help as it helps others

Tri-C needs help as it helps others

JONESVILLE — As winter envelops the Yadkin Valley, more people need assistance. Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry in Jonesville helps local r...

January 9th, 2017 |  


More than art reached Elkin from the north

More than art reached Elkin from the north

The first snow of the year couldn’t stop art lovers from reaching the Foothills Arts Council Friday night for the opening of the ArtReach North ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


First snow of 2017 stops Elkin

First snow of 2017 stops Elkin

Fine falling flakes turned fluffy quickly Friday as the first snow of 2017 fell on Elkin. With several days preparation, store shelves had been slowly...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Family mourning firefighter

Family mourning firefighter

A sudden illness took the life of a young State Road volunteer firefighter this week, and his father took time Friday afternoon to reflect on this thi...

January 8th, 2017 updated: January 8th, 2017. |  


Ronda commissioner accused of refusing to use town water

Ronda commissioner accused of refusing to use town water

RONDA — Because of the lack of quorum at the last town meeting, excitement was expected at the work session of the Ronda Board of Commissioners ...

January 6th, 2017 |