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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Buried treasure, at my chimney

Buried treasure, at my chimney

We’re just now learning about a man living on the shore of Badin Lake, north of Albemarle, who started digging in his backyard to plant three sp...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

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

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Lookit what they’re teaching now

Lookit what they’re teaching now

I once faced the question of just how was I to grow up and be a big boy here in the hometown.Not by starting school; that did not make me feel like a ...

August 1st, 2016 |