Yadkin County, NC

Mount Airy News

No further Chronic Wasting Disease cases detected

The Secondary Surveillance Area is defined as: all of Surry, Yadkin, Davie, Forsyth, and Stokes Counties. As well as, Alleghany County East of US 21 and NC 18, Wilkes County East of NC 18 and NC 115, and Iredell County East of NC 115 and North of I 40. Officials...
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Mining rezone issue causing ‘mental anguish’

Brad Storie speaks during public comments at the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners meeting on the ‘mental anguish’ caused by the ongoing uncertainty of whether or not an aggregate mine could be built in Hamptonville. Several Hamptonville area residents took the opportunity to speak during Monday’s Yadkin County...
Elkin Tribune

Mining rezoning request tabled again

Attorney Daniel Johnson who represents Hamptonville residents opposed to a quarry in the community addresses the Yadkin County Planning Board. Attorney Tom Terrell points out locations on a map of the area in Hamptonville where Three Oaks Quarry has requested a rezoning for the purpose of an aggregate mine. It...

Authorities looking for suspect in domestic shooting

On May 11, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a call on US Hwy 2, Hamptonville, in reference to a drive by shooting. Following an investigation authorities determined the shooting was an isolated domestic incident that occurred at a residence off of Longtown Road and there was no immediate threat to the area.

Board of Commissioners Set Public Hearings - June 6, 2022

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF TOWN OF YADKINVILLE’S RECOMMENDED BUDGET FOR 2022-2023:. The Town of Yadkinville’s recommended budget for 2022-2023 has been submitted to the Town Board of Commissioners and a copy is available for public inspection in the office of the clerk to the board, Town of Yadkinville, located at 213 Van Buren Street, Yadkinville, N.C. The Town Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 6:05 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Chamber at Town Hall. For additional information, please contact Yadkinville Town Hall at (336) 679-8732.

Man shot in Yadkin County, 2 schools put on lockdown

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is in the hospital following a shooting in Yadkin County on Wednesday, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting was reported around 11 a.m. Deputies say the man was shot at US 21 near Longtown and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was reportedly […]

Felony charges filed against Jonesville man

On May 2, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Surry County Sheriff’s Office to assist with an investigation into stolen property at a residence located on Vestal Rd. in Jonesville. During the investigation deputies with Yadkin and Surry County Sheriff Office’s located property that was stolen from Surry County.

Mining rezoning request tabled again

Attorney Daniel Johnson who represents Hamptonville residents opposed to a quarry in the community addresses the Yadkin County Planning Board. Jack Mitchell, president of Synergy Materials and Three Oaks Quarry, addresses the Yadkin County Planning Board during a meeting about the proposed rezoning of a property in Hamptonville. It was...

Yadkin County history photo exhibition at Yadkin Arts Council

The Yadkin Historical Society is partnering with the Yadkin Arts Council to present a photography exhibit “A New Look at Yadkin County History During the 20th Century” on the Red Wall Gallery May 19 through June 24. This exhibition will feature a collection of black and white photographs taken in the early 20th century, approximately from 1910 to 1960. An opening reception to celebrate this look at Yadkin County’s history will be held on Thursday, May 19 from 5-7 p.m. in the Center Bistro at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center.