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Elkin FCCLA members win big at state; some will go to nationals

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Five Elkin High School students brought home gold, and two silver, after nine members of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the state leadership conference in Greensboro on March 30-April 2. Several will represent North Carolina at the FCCLA national conference this summer.Also at the conference, Barbara Long, Elkin City Schools Career and Technical Education director, was awarded the North Carolina FCCLA Outstanding Administrator of the Year award, and Elkin High student Ellie Hooper led the conference as state president and was awarded the “Order of the Rose” award.

 

Memory boxes designed by artists affirm life

The Memory Box Artist Program is a volunteer effort by artists nationally and worldwide who provide hand-painted boxes filled with mementos for families of newborns who pass away in a hospital. The memory boxes act as a substitute for an envelope that often contain the personal effects of the child, giving loved ones something to hold onto.President of the local society of decorative painters and chief organizer of the Vintage Craft Guild of Y...

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Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will have revival through Friday at 7 pm. Donnie Shumate will be the guest speaker. Pastor Ritchie Harris and the congregation invite everyone to attend.There will be a household shower for the family of Pandora and Justin Hodges and their two children on Sunday at 2 p.m. at 1907 Wiles Ridge Road. The Hodges lost their home to a fire recently and need most anything you can give.

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State report slams Wilkes DSS for ‘deficiencies’

WILKESBORO — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released a six-page evaluation report shedding light on major deficiencies within the Wilkes County Department of Social Services (WCDSS).The report’s findings triggered the calling of an emergency session by the Wilkes County Department of Social Services Board of Directors who will meet on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the state report.

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Wilkes DSS officials respond to state report

WILKESBORO — State inspectors with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services found a number of deficiencies in the operation of the Wilkes County Department of Social Services during a recent on-site inspection.Wilkes County Department of Social Services Director Bill Sebastian Tuesday responded to the state evaluation by providing a formal statement by the department. But state officials do not agree with all of the response.

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Saturday in school made fun

Saturday school at Mountain Park Elementary School on April 12 became a treat for students and parents alike. Attending a 12-station science experiment was not only educational, but fun. Some of the stations shown are Parachutes, Paper Flying Machines, Sound Sandwich, Marshmallow Towers, Stomp Rockets, and Build a Bubble. Stations were manned by teaching assistants and special area teachers.

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Austin Caviness following his calling to serve the Lord

DOBSON —Salem Fork Christian Church in Dobson has a new pastor, Austin Caviness, who has been meteorologist at WXII 12 for 17 years.For the past 17 years, WXII 12 Meteorologist Austin Caviness has dedicated his career to serving the community by delivering accurate forecasts and traveling from county to county educating classrooms, participating in community events and getting to know thou-sands of viewers that watch and depend on WXII 12 News, WXII12.COM and WXII12 Mobile fo...

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Cancer survivors and caretakers honored

STATE ROAD — With nearly two weeks before participants will step in the annual Relay for Life venue, cancer survivors were honored at a banquet on Thursday evening.The Survivor Dinner is one of the major events leading up to the relay to benefit the American Cancer Society, which this year will be held on May 3, according to organizers. The relay will he held on the track at Elkin High School.The Survivor Dinner was held at Cedarbrook Country Club.Guest ...

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