A step back in time

A step back in time

Growing up, one of my favorite summer treats was a trip to Shatley Springs. In today’s world of farm to table restaurants with fancy upscale ver...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


‘We all scream for ice cream’

‘We all scream for ice cream’

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” The brand new ice cream parlor, Elkin Country Creamery, has only been open for about ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Emma Grace PatrickJacob Patrick and Andrea Jennings of Roaring River announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Patrick, on June 30 at 5:09 p.m....

July 20th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Piney Grove Baptist Church is having vacation Bible school this week through July 22 at 7 p.m. with classes for all ages. Pastor Larry Teague invites ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Elkin Summer Camps going strong

Elkin Summer Camps going strong

School may be out but the kids have been anything but bored this summer.The Elkin summer camps have been going strong with around 50 kids participatin...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Checkmate

Checkmate

Chess is a game that is relatively easy to learn but takes a lifetime to master. There are always new moves and tricks to learn with the classic board...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

He is a master of illusion and storytelling. He defies what’s possible and what is not possible while making others chuckle along the way.His na...

July 18th, 2016 |  


100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

It was a grand celebration on Saturday for the 100th birthday of the Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building.Despite a steady rain that began ju...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Rotary inducts new member

Rotary inducts new member

Newly-elected Yadkin Valley Rotary President Sam Wagoner inducts the newest club member David Ackerman at Wednesday’s meeting at the Fairfield I...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Macemore completes basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyler L. Macemore graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...

July 16th, 2016 |