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Hawks Market still ‘go-to’ place after many years

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Long-time customers of Hawks Market in Elkin said it is old-fashioned service, good produce, a reasonable price and a steady line of products they associate with an old-fashioned market that draws them back time and again.Customers pointed to farm-raised eggs, old-fashioned candies (horehound, a long list of stick candy, orange slices), a long list of seasonal flowers, honey, and baking goods such as Linney’s Mill stone-ground cornmeal and flours as draws.During the hot day at Hawks Market, youth Avery and Andrew Russell made their way for their favorite tradition of a market with its mountain roots, for Grape and Orange Crush Soda.


New business owners serve up nutrition

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 tha...

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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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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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