Educators discuss expanding academic offerings

Educators discuss expanding academic offerings

The staff of Elkin City Schools is continuously reviewing the options of academic programs offered for its students to see if there are changes that n...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Huge turnout at Elkin’s first Brewfest

Huge turnout at Elkin’s first Brewfest

Elkin’s inaugural Big Elkin Brewfest had an astounding turnout Saturday night that surpassed the expectations of the planners. The municipal par...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Pumpkin festival kicks off the fall season

Pumpkin festival kicks off the fall season

The leaves are slowly changing colors, fall is in the air, and Elkin’s annual pumpkin festival had a wonderful turnout Saturday afternoon as peo...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Annual regatta a success

Annual regatta a success

At 5 p.m. Saturday, the air horn went off and hundreds of rubber ducks and turtles were poured into Big Elkin Creek above the library as the Elkin Val...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Ridenour Ranch celebrates National Alpaca Farm Day

Ridenour Ranch celebrates National Alpaca Farm Day

THURMOND — The Ridenour Ranch located at 258 Seven Oaks Way in Thurmond is celebrating National Alpaca Farm Day on Saturday and Sunday. The cele...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Wilkes leaders discuss trail at Carter Falls

Wilkes leaders discuss trail at Carter Falls

WILKESBORO — Division Deputy Director Carol Tingley with the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation and the N.C. Department of Environment and Na...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Towing & Recovery Museum remembers Frank Baity

Towing & Recovery Museum remembers Frank Baity

Twelve years ago, Frank Dean Baity of Elkin was killed on I-77 when he was working a towing incident for Southeastern Cars & Parts. Two weeks ago,...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Color-filled sound waves coming: UNCSA Symphony Orchestra to perform free Sunday in Elkin

Color-filled sound waves coming: UNCSA Symphony Orchestra to perform free Sunday in Elkin

Colors and emotion will fill the air as sound waves move among those in the Dixon Auditorium Sunday afternoon when the student musicians with the Univ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Lloyd takes reins as JROTC commander

Lloyd takes reins as JROTC commander

During a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, the Elkin High School JROTC promoted its new commander for the year, Cadet Lt. Col. Laken Lloyd, the unit’...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Starmount student awarded Morrison scholarship

Starmount student awarded Morrison scholarship

A senior from Starmount High School was the latest recipient of the Morrison Scholarship prize at this year’s 27th annual Clifford Morrison Memo...

September 21st, 2016 |