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New business owners serve up nutrition

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A duo in downtown Elkin has opened a business at 209 E. Main St. hoping to shake up interest for living a healthier lifestyle.Midtown Nutrition owners, Lisbeth Morales-Ochoa, 22, and Steven Hughes, 21, teamed up for the nutrition launch saying they were both a natural fit for the new business.“Midtown Nutrition got the name because it’s in Elkin and was recommended by the barber shop owner. Most people are familiar with Midtown Barber Shop, so tagging off that name made sense because people are already familiar with the location,” said Morales-Ochoa.


Yadkinville native earns Master’s Degree from Wake Forest University

WINSTON-SALEM — Spencer Kayla Ashley graduated from Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences on May 19 with a Master of Arts degree in mathematics. Wake Forest is a private university located in Winston-Salem and is consistently ranked among the top 25 universities in the nation.While attending Wake Forest, Ashley was inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honor Society.Ashley is now employed at Aon Hewitt, in Winston-Salem, as a b...

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Hawkins turns 100

Carrie Joines Hawkins celebrated a remarkable milestone on Thursday. The feisty Wilkes County native turned 100 years old.Surrounded by a flock of family and friends at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hawkins listened to tributes in her honor, occasionally offering a smile, and even took a nap during the celebration.According to a CNA who works at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation, naps are totally permitted. “She earned the right to take a nap whenever she wi...

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Carter-Longworth to marry in September

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Carter of Ronda and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Phillips of Raleigh announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Faye Carter, to Joshua Harold Longworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Longworth of Elkin.An engagement party was held at The Speaks Farm in Traphill on May 31 in celebration of the happy couple. The party was given by the future bride’s aunts, Nita Carter, Teresa Wood, Star Wood, Sharon Speaks, Debbie Peel and the couple’s parents. The music was pr...

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Reevestock returns with line-up and scholarships

Reevestock Music Festival returns to Elkin with an impressive lineup and a plan for college scholarships.The festival is held on Aug. 1 and 2.The festival started in 2011 by local folk-rock band, Time Sawyer. Previous proceeds from the festival were dedicated to the Reeves Theatre restoration. The theater has since been sold to a private developer.“With the Reeves building purchased privately and being transformed into a music venue, it forced our hand t...

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Seniors travel to Lake Norman

On June 17, some of the seniors and Pastor Ponce-de-Leon of Arlington First Baptist Church took an enjoyable cruise and lunch on Lake Norman.

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Fireworks moved to July 5 for Elkin

The Elkin Independence Day Celebration will take place on July 5, according to event organizers.The change in date was due to a snafu in fireworks scheduling, but organizers say changing the date leads to better results.“Originally, the Elkin Jaycees were unable to secure a company to set the fireworks off on July 4. The decision was then made to hold our Independence Celebration on Saturday, July 5,” said Levi Shore of the Elkin Jaycees.According ...

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Wagoners celebrating 50 years

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Hinshaw - Scaggs exchange vows in Charlotte church

Amy Lauren Hinshaw and James Carl Scaggs Jr. exchanged...

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