NEWS


3:05 pm |    
An arts council Christmas

Downtown Elkin again participating in Shop Small Saturday promotion this weekend

While many may be planning out their shopping schedule to reap the benefits of Black Friday deals, local business owners are hoping shoppers also take...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Public input session scheduled for new heritage center displays; RSVP by Nov. 24

Public input session scheduled for new heritage center displays; RSVP by Nov. 24

Four years after Elkin’s initial planning meeting on development of a heritage and trails center, the town again is seeking guidance from the pu...

November 21st, 2017 |  


No one needs to eat Thanksgiving alone in the Yadkin Valley thanks to Theo’s

No one needs to eat Thanksgiving alone in the Yadkin Valley thanks to Theo’s

JONESVILLE — Only those who love their own company need be alone on Thanksgiving Day in the Yadkin Valley thanks to Theo’s in Jonesville.L...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Elkin Presbyterian Church Preschool to keep blessing box at church filled for those in need

Elkin Presbyterian Church Preschool to keep blessing box at church filled for those in need

A new program at Elkin Presbyterian Church is expanding to a partnership with the church’s preschoolers who will help provide food for those in ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


The Magnificent Seven compete at Perry Lloyd Invitational

The Magnificent Seven compete at Perry Lloyd Invitational

With the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football playoffs in full swing, the Buckin’ Elks Wrestling Team is at present missing ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Playoff scores and schedules

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Turkey Day football, anyone?

Turkey Day football, anyone?

MOUNT AIRY — For the second year in a row, Black Friday means Granite Bear football at Wallace Shelton Stadium.The state’s second-ranked 1...

November 19th, 2017 |  


MVAC soccer All Conference and Honorable Mention

MVAC soccer All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the men’s 2017 soccer season. Starmount came away ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes falls in tough playoff battle

East Wilkes falls in tough playoff battle

RONDA — All eyes were focused on the second-round 1AA playoff match-up in Ronda as East Wilkes hosted East Surry. It was a game that has been hy...

November 19th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes hoping to advance past second round

East Wilkes hoping to advance past second round

RONDA — East Surry and East Wilkes began their season with a showdown of the area’s “East Cardinals” back on Aug. 18. On Frida...

November 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Costumes support YVUF
Tickets now on sale for Horne Creek Farm’s Christmas programs

Tickets now on sale for Horne Creek Farm’s Christmas programs

PINNACLE — Are you looking for a holiday program to take your children to which leaves the commercialization of today behind and instead highlig...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Screening of ‘If You Build It’ at Elkin Library

The Yadkin Valley Community School (YVCS) is hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary “If You Build It.” The film will be show...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Main Street programs continue to be successful

RALEIGH — The NC Main Street and Rural Planning Center reported recently that its programs supported 2,000 new jobs, 319 new businesses and more...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Open enrollment for 2018 federal health insurance began Nov. 1

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds residents that Open Enrollment for the 2018 Federal Health Insurance Exchang...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Philip Dale CoxJosh and Beth Cox of Siloam announce the birth of a son, Philip Dale, on Oct. 28 at 3:24 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, weighi...

November 1st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

10:21 am |    
Time for holiday traditions

Stone Mountain News

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Killing Season: A Thriller” by Faye Kellerman, “The Last Ballad...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The reunion of two pillars of Cards football

The reunion of two pillars of Cards football

One of the many things on which the Queen Of My Castle has been coaching me is being friendlier to strangers.Friendlier on the trails. Friendlier at c...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Military service leads to serving military and more

Military service leads to serving military and more

I always assumed I would marry a military man. My dad had served. My grandfather had served. Most of my uncles and male cousins had served.It’s ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Keeping up with the Jonesvilles

Keeping up with the Jonesvilles

It’s time for the Jones family reunion.Not “a” Jones family, but THE Jones family — all 1,646,175 of them in the United States...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

There will be a benefit for the family of Steven and Annie Draughn with dinner and singing at Beulah Land Baptist Church in Roaring River on Saturday,...

November 8th, 2017 |  


A cave might come in handy

A cave might come in handy

I sat down for a break during a trek in tough terrain along Big Elkin Creek. And, whoa, there it was.The cave.I first saw the cave when I was 11. I no...

November 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Prism, WellCare team up to give back

Prism, WellCare team up to give back

Prism’s Managed Care Services department visited Atlanta, Georgia, on Oct. 25-26 to make a donation to Helping Mamas, a non-profit organization ...

November 11th, 2017 |  


LifeStore Financial Group reports earnings increase for year

WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Financial Group (LSFG), the holding company for LifeStore Bank and LifeStore Insurance Services, Inc., recently repor...

November 4th, 2017 |  


LifeStore Financial Group reports earnings increase for year

WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Financial Group (LSFG), the holding company for LifeStore Bank and LifeStore Insurance Services, Inc., recently repor...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives eighth consecutive “A” for patient safety in fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released earlier this week the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades....

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Prism hosts Ebenezer Children’s Home for Halloween parade

On Oct. 19, Prism hosted Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home for an afternoon at their corporate offices. Prism’s MPCT Corporate Connection...

October 30th, 2017 updated: October 30th, 2017. |  


Surrey Bancorp reports third quarter net income

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp, (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, reported earnings for the third quarter of 20...

October 24th, 2017 |  


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