Who says textiles are dead?
Local library patrons may soon find their choice of books, CDs, and other materials becoming significantly larger.
Mountain Park Elementary School's Principal Cathy Hull and PBIS Coach Tina Arrington are presented a banner by Surry County Schools Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves and the SCS School Board recognizing Mountain Park as a model school for the NC...
Why are local school boards necessary? Voters elect their fellow citizens to serve on school boards and those boards make basic policy decisions about the schools' direction and costs.
ELKIN — Elkin Middle School Principal Pam Colbert has been nominated as a 2014-2015 national LifeChanger of the Year.
DOBSON — The future of green energy in Surry County is getting brighter with the construction of a solar farm by Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corp.
The Elkin Valley Trails Association met Friday to work on the southern end of the Grassy Creek section of the Elkin-Alleghany Rail Trail.
WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Travis LeDoyt's “A Tribute to the King” on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. This performance is sponsored by Carolina West Wireless.
HUDSON — Community College and Technical Institute, which has campuses in Hudson and Boone, has released its president's, dean's and honors lists for the fall 2014 semester.
RALEIGH — Sen. Shirley Randleman (R-Wilkes) was sworn in Wednesday for her second two-year term representing the 30th district in the North Carolina Senate. The oath of office was administered by North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark...
SALISBURY — A total of 301 students, including several locals, have been named to the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Catawba College, according to Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, provost of the college.
Jan. 16• 10:15 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds Pre-school Story Hour will be “Let's Make a Snowman.” Call 336-835-5586.
This will mark the fourth season of the Yadkin Valley Community Band and organizers are hoping to get the word out about this unique musical experience.
“Abraham Kline, only 23 years old … is fighting for his life. He needs your help,” reads the flyer for the fundraiser to be held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin Jonesville.
By Karen Holbrookkholbrook@civitasmedia.comThe Elkin Fire Department wishes to keep families safe this winter by bringing awareness to the warning signs of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Jan. 18• 6 p.m., Second Chance Church will hold its annual Month of Revival. Speaker will be Pastor Ronnie Hauser. Church located at 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson.
BB&T has officially closed its downtown Elkin location, leaving the small building vacant for the time being. At the moment, there are no official plans for how the location will be used going forward.
WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and taking place April 23-26, has assembled a distinguished team of songwriters — critically-acclaimed Americana artist Jesse Bellamy, famed Texas singer-songwriter Bruce Robison and...
Wedndesday morning's icy weather was the cause of numerous accidents in Yadkin County, including one that was fatal.
The Elkin Board of Commissioners met Monday for the swearing in of Fire Chief Michael Morton, to discuss downtown parking and to hear the results of the ABC Store Placement Study.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which issues AMBER Alerts in this state, welcomes a new partnership with Facebook to help find missing children.
Jan. 15• Book Babies programs at the Elkin Public Library will be at 10:15 a.m. with Miss Wendy. Stories and songs for parents and the baby will last 20 to 25 minutes and is for babies age birth...
New DVDs ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “The Wedding Chapel,” “Just Desserts,” “Annie's Point,” “WWJD-What Would Jesus Do?,” “Growing the Big One,” “All I...
Mountain Park Elementary School's third grade visits the Gertrude Smith House in Mount Airy on Dec. 16. After talking about the Smith family, the groups toured the historic home, listened to a story read aloud and sang Christmas songs. Here,...