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 ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Feb. 28• 5 to 7 p.m., the annual community Fat Tuesday pancake supper will be held at Jonesville First United Methodist Church, sponsored by the...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Jake Brake’ ordinance being enforced

‘Jake Brake’ ordinance being enforced

On Jan. 9, the Elkin Board of Commissioners approved a “Jake Brake” ordinance, regulating the use of the braking systems within town limit...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Elkin hiking enthusiast Bob Hillyer shared Camino experience at Elkin Public Library

Elkin hiking enthusiast Bob Hillyer shared Camino experience at Elkin Public Library

Monday night at the Elkin Public Library local hiking advocated Bob Hillyer gave a presentation on his experience hiking the Camino. Highlighting the ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Elkin City Schools stakeholders address five priorities during annual elected officials reception

Elkin City Schools stakeholders address five priorities during annual elected officials reception

The decor in the Elkin High School media center Thursday set the stage for annual elected officials reception hosted by Elkin City Schools. Windows an...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |