A message from the interim superintendent

It has been my pleasure to serve as the interim superintendent of the Elkin City Schools since early July. I have met some wonderful people in the com...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Series encourages readers to ‘Find Your Park’

The first national park was designated 144 years ago with Yellowstone, but the National Park Service as an organization will celebrate its centennial ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Getting ready to find my park

Getting ready to find my park

From my earliest childhood memories I can recall, some of my fondest and favorite times were spent in public parks. As a family of four, of which just...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Stone Mountain News

Traphill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Wednesday at 7 p.m. with special music each night. Richard Caudill will be bringing the me...

August 24th, 2016 |  


One small step for a droid

One small step for a droid

What a letdown.Twenty years from now, folks the world over will be glued to their hologram REALLY smart phones phones while ignoring work and school a...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Our school system once was and should be again about the students and the teachers that walk into those classrooms everyday! It should b...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially...

August 17th, 2016 |  


A North Elkin prophecy fulfilled

A North Elkin prophecy fulfilled

Time seemed to pass my aunt’s Charles’ Motel in North Elkin by as the years moved on. First, I-77 diverted the tourist traffic that had pa...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially ...

August 10th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 9th, 2016. |