Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Gregory Coleman (Roaring River) “I think that we suffered a terrible loss when our cobbler died. Everyone was really broken up and now we have n...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a pancake supper on Saturday at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ says farewell

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ says farewell

Just more than a year ago, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced the last year of performances for their famed elephants, under ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

This week is an important one for our nation. It is the week we take time to honor Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; it is the week a n...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Once upon a time the best way to get to Winston-Salem from here was by N.C. 67, the Winston Road, through Boonville and finally along elegant Reynolda...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Tina Brown (State Road) “My husband surprised me with tickets for the Island Ford Baptist Church Banquet on the 11th. Terry’s Cafe is cate...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a Pancake Supper on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


When the lights go out

When the lights go out

Suddenly, the lights went out.On a chilly, dreary early Sunday evening here in the hometown, towards the end of a day during which I came home from ch...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Making Elkin the place to be

Making Elkin the place to be

The saying goes, “Don’t reinvent the wheel.” Meaning, it’s OK to borrow someone else’s idea, but “realign it”...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Moon Mullins (Dobson) “Take care of the disabled people. Stop taking money out of their disabilty check. Double Social Security checks. Take car...

February 3rd, 2017 |