NEWS


Medicare/Medicaid offers ‘Care Choices’ program

MOUNT AIRY — The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has selected Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care to administer its “C...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Morton receives academic honor at WCU

CULLOWHEE — Michael Christopher Morton of Jonesville was among Western Carolina University students who received academic awards during the 2015...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Elkin holds first Safety Heroes Camp for kids

Elkin holds first Safety Heroes Camp for kids

The first days of summer have arrived and with all the schools out, the town of Elkin decided to host a special event Tuesday to teach children skills...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Jonesville summer reading off to magical start

Jonesville summer reading off to magical start

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Public Library’s summer reading program is off to a magical start as The Amazing Teacher Steve Somers gave an ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


PAC swimmers medal at State Games

PAC swimmers medal at State Games

RALEIGH — Swimmers from the North Piedmont Aquatic Club (PAC) competed in the 29th annual Powerade State Games of North Carolina this past weeke...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Elkin High names new women’s basketball coach

Elkin High School has named a new women’s varsity basketball coach for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Starting this fall, Coach Brent Poplin wil...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Local sports briefs

June and July eventsEast Wilkes tennis campRONDA — Senior tennis player, Brie Jarvis will be conducting a tennis camp for rising fourth- through...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Powerade baseball, softball updates

Powerade baseball, softball updates

Powerade Baseball ResultsCARY — The 2016 Powerade baseball games have come to a close, and Region 7 is coming home with the silver medal.After w...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Elkin swimmer medals at State Games

Elkin swimmer medals at State Games

Elkin High School athlete Alex Duncan competed in the swimming portion of the State Games of North Carolina in Raleigh last week. Duncan competed in t...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Seniors visit rock churches
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Elkin native authors book

Surry offering new nurse aide refresher class in July

DOBSON — Registration is open for all students for Surry’s first Nurse Aide I Refresher course.The Nurse Aide I Refresher course is design...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially ca...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Elkin residents have fun at the Trails Boogie

Elkin residents have fun at the Trails Boogie

The Liberty was jumping Thursday night as the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) held its 6th annual Trails Boogie. Folks from all over Elkin and ...

June 19th, 2016 updated: June 19th, 2016. |  


Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival announces additional artists for 2016 program

WILKESBORO — The second annual Carolina In The Fall Music and Food Festival presented by Wilkes Communications, Inc. continues its’ tradit...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially...

June 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


12:49 am |    
Get up and holler
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Take this idea and shove it

Stone Mountain News

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially ca...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Get up and holler

Get up and holler

News has reached this “Hometown” news desk from Down East that they’re closing down the long-running National Hollerin’ Contes...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Dr. Randy Bledsoe will retire on June 30, after serving as Superintendent of Elkin City Schools for seven years. I want to introduce the...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

To the Editor,The recent resignation of Dr. Randy Bledsoe as Superintendent of Elkin City Schools poses many questions and few answers. Why the sudden...

June 8th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Window World announces new vice president of marketing

Window World announces new vice president of marketing

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, proudly announces the addition of e...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for July

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in July at various locations in Surry...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Duke Energy reaches $30M milestone for N.C. Community College System grants

RALEIGH — With $2.4 million awarded in 2016, Duke Energy’s investment in North Carolina Community Colleges has hit the $30 million mark. T...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Free fitness event slated for park Saturday

A local body builder is taking his own experience and offering it to the public this weekend during a free event at Elkin Municipal Park.Jermaine Haye...

June 21st, 2016 |  


License plate agency closed next week

The North Carolina License Plate Agency office, 220 W. Main St., Elkin, has announced it will be closing for vacation June 27, and reopening July 5.Th...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Recent Window World sponsorship takes total funds raised over $7 million mark

Recent Window World sponsorship takes total funds raised over $7 million mark

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, continues its support of St. Jude C...

June 17th, 2016 |  


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