Insurance for student athletes undecided; staff, students recognized during Elkin City Schools board meeting

Insurance for student athletes undecided; staff, students recognized during Elkin City Schools board meeting

Approval of an insurance plan to cover student athletes for the 2017-18 school year was tabled Monday night by the Elkin school board to give official...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Two charged in bank robbery

Two charged in bank robbery

The Dobson Police Department has arrested and charged two local men for their alleged role in a bank robbery earlier last week.Michael Frost, 48, of 8...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Run 4 Hope color run to benefit Hope Swaim and her family

Local organizers are working with nonprofit Sports Ministries again to hold Elkin’s second color fun run/walk, this time to benefit Hope Swaim, ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Runway project over budget

Runway project over budget

DOBSON — A runway expansion at the local airport will continue, but not without an extra $1 million.Last Wednesday, the Mount Airy-Surry County ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Church 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 ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


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 ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Elkin Elementary School Principal Pam Colbert raises funds on the roof of the school for Special Needs Equipment

VIDEO: Elkin Elementary School Principal Pam Colbert raises funds on the roof of the school for Special Needs Equipment

Pam Colbert, principal at Elkin Elementary School, raised more than $5,000 Thursday to pay for special needs playground equipment.“I saw a need,...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Wine Festival, Tour de Vino and HCMH Wine Auction and Gala make weekend full of activities for Elkin

Wine Festival, Tour de Vino and HCMH Wine Auction and Gala make weekend full of activities for Elkin

Anyone who has lived in Elkin for any length of time knows not make any plans for the weekend of the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, kicked off by the Hu...

May 21st, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Elkin High School JROTC receives year-end awards

VIDEO: Elkin High School JROTC receives year-end awards

As the school year comes to a close, it is time for clubs and organizations to award honors including those presented Thursday by Elkin High School JR...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Couponing class to be held at Goodwill Career Connections Center

After the success of an earlier class, the Goodwill Career Connections Center has invited coupon expert India Martin to return with the assistance of ...

May 21st, 2017 |