Exploring the possibilities at the Reeves

Exploring the possibilities at the Reeves

I wasn’t even at the movies when an older boy opened my eyes to the possibilities at the old Reeves Theater in downtown Elkin.By the time I came...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Choice and regulation form spectrum

Choice and regulation form spectrum

BURLINGTON — Parental choice in education is popular. About a fifth of North Carolina students are educated outside of district-run public schoo...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Cancer awareness should be about more

Cancer awareness should be about more

Cancer.It’s a word that strikes fear in the hearts of all humans regardless of how we were raised or where we are in our lives.From the moment i...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Birds of a lot of feathers

Birds of a lot of feathers

If the 13th bird landed, I knew I was doomed.I remember little else about that otherwise mundane day. Got up, took a shower, got dressed, had breakfas...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having rev...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Goodbye to Elkin’s bank corner

Goodbye to Elkin’s bank corner

Quite a watershed moment is upon us here in the hometown, and unfortunately it’s escaping the notice of most.Elkin’s century-old Bank Corn...

October 16th, 2017 |  


A mostly true story about my brother, what’s his name

A mostly true story about my brother, what’s his name

It was nice growing up with someone like you — someone to lean on, someone to count on… someone to tell on! — AnonymousWe were mean ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


America, let’s make a deal

America, let’s make a deal

I walked in and caught her. The sight shocked, disappointed and distressed me.I caught her watching one of those weekday TV game shows. I remembered t...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,“If it ain’t broke …”What is so broken about Elkin’s traffic situation that regressing from lights to 4-wa...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Elkins residents presented with opportunity for Primal Scream Therapy

Elkins residents presented with opportunity for Primal Scream Therapy

On Saturday, downtown Elkin will host an event that is not only unusual for the town, but, for many, unexpected and maybe even unwanted.Even some of u...

October 6th, 2017 |