Two-year-old shoots self in chest with hand gun found in car

THURMOND — A 2-year-old accidentally shot himself in the chest Sunday and was taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Sale...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library will have a special time to celebrate librarian Wendy Giudici

Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library will have a special time to celebrate librarian Wendy Giudici

The Elkin Public Library will host a special time in lieu of the regular Preschool Story Hour on Friday at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate librarian Wendy Giu...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Short film about the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot inspires and enlightens Director Nelson Oliver and Yadkin Valley residents

Short film about the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot inspires and enlightens Director Nelson Oliver and Yadkin Valley residents

JONESVILLE — Saturday night Yadkin Valley residents felt the impact of the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot first-hand at the Starmount Cinema in Jones...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Prescribed fires burn at Stone Mountain State Park to reduce risk of uncontrolled blazes

Prescribed fires burn at Stone Mountain State Park to reduce risk of uncontrolled blazes

STONE MOUNTAIN — For the health of the land and the safety of everyone, Stone Mountain State Park will be conducting a series of about 1,500 acr...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Staff, patients of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital wear red to bring awareness to heart health

Staff, patients of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital wear red to bring awareness to heart health

While the national Wear Red Day focusing on heart health awareness was the first Friday in February, staff and patients of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospi...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Bob Hillyer to present a lecture on hiking the Camino de Santiago at the Elkin Public Library

Bob Hillyer to present a lecture on hiking the Camino de Santiago at the Elkin Public Library

On Monday at 6:30 p.m., Elkin hiking enthusiast Bob Hillyer will give a presentation on his experience on the Camino de Santiago, where he traveled fr...

February 19th, 2017 |  


‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

Foothills Theatre’s presents “Dearly Beloved” at Elkin First Baptist Church fellowship hall Feb. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 26 at ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


The town of Ronda lowers taxes by insisting Wilks County collect fire tax

RONDA — For several years, the town of Ronda has attempted to change the way funding for the local fire department has been taxed for residents ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Wilkes man charged with murder of brother

Wilkes man charged with murder of brother

WILKESBORO — A Wilkesboro man was charged Saturday with the early morning murder of his brother, following a domestic dispute, reported official...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Marketing students earn certification

Marketing students earn certification

The Starmount High School marketing department had nine students to pass the A.S.K Business Institute’s Fundamental of Marketing Concepts certif...

February 18th, 2017 |