Elkin Municipal Park … where history and recreation meet

Elkin Municipal Park … where history and recreation meet

The Elkin Municipal Park serves as more than a place to get some exercise or for relaxing, it is a gathering spot for the community, bringing friends ...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Ashe County Park — from fishing to discs to skateboards and more

Ashe County Park — from fishing to discs to skateboards and more

If someone is looking for where it’s happening in the High Country, the person might have to look no farther than Ashe County Park.Situated alon...

September 6th, 2016 |  


King Parks offer opportunities for community

King Parks offer opportunities for community

The city of King oversees two popular parks, Recreation Acres and King Central Park.“Our parks are a place for our community to gather, enjoy ev...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Music center showcases music of the mountains

Music center showcases music of the mountains

Relative to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the National Park Service, the Blue Ridge Music Center is a newcomer in history. The outdoor amphitheater may h...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

What was then known as the Wilkesboro Dam and Reservoir was completed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in August of 1962 after years of studies on h...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

For those looking for a park that’s a little off the beaten path, Wilkes County’s Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest might be ti...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain to celebrate 47th Old Fashion Day

Stone Mountain State Park has been a popular destination for Elkin residents and tourists for the past few decades. The massive granite dome has watch...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Park packed for Yadkin Wine Festival

Park packed for Yadkin Wine Festival

ELKIN — The 15th Annual Wine Festival has come to a close and the turnout was anything but stale. Guests were rolling into Elkin Municipal Park ...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


19th Annual Jonesville Jubilee has great turnout

19th Annual Jonesville Jubilee has great turnout

JONESVILLE — Lila Swaim Park was packed Saturday as people flocked for Jonesville’s 19th-annual Jubilee to celebrate the town’s hist...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Fighting breast cancer three days at a time

Fighting breast cancer three days at a time

JONESVILLE — A Jonesville woman recently participated in her seventh Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure event and already has signed up again for...

October 14th, 2015 |