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 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.Old Roaring River Baptist Church, located at 13932 Longbottom Road, Tra...

October 4th, 2017 |  


At least we’re not Bigfoot Marion

At least we’re not Bigfoot Marion

The next time you begin to think that we go a little overboard here in the hometown. That we tend to get a little silly over giant pumpkins that they ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

There will be a benefit hot dog, BBQ and Bingo for Joe Murzin on Saturday at North Wilkes Middle School from 3 to 8 p.m. Joe has been out of work for ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Thank you John Boy’sWhether it is a benefit for one of their employees or other members of the community to help with medical bill...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Political protests can lead to positive change personally

Political protests can lead to positive change personally

Weekends used to be something to look forward to, but for many people they have ended with such dissent that they look on them with a touch a dread.Su...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,It astonishes me that the last time our elected officials passed comprehensive tax reform was in 1986. Thirty-one years ago Ronald Reaga...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Country folks can’t bear this

Country folks can’t bear this

An after-summer review of all of the bear stories that have been flying around is drawing me to an eerie conclusion: Folks out here in the country are...

September 25th, 2017 |