Light Up Night held this Friday features activities starting as early as 4 p.m., according to organizers.The family friendly evening showcases activities for both east and west side of Main Street.The official presentation of Light Up Night will be held in the parking lot of the Liberty located at 222 E. Main St.Organizers have provided the following details outlining activities up and down Main Street:The Elkin Public Library will have puppet shows and kids crafts from 4-6 p.m.West side of Main Street:
A filmmaker who posted a video of an incident at the Elkin Walmart on Thanksgiving answered questions pertaining to the fluctuation in audio.The YouTube video titled “Black Friday 2013: Walmart Kicked Me Out For THIS video” was captured by New York filmmaker and Bronx resident Brian Spain, who timed a scene of people screaming over the television grab.The video posting went viral.In the video, one unidentified customer repeatedly shouts, “Oh ...
ROCKFORD — The Rockford Preservation Society Inc. will hold the annual Candlelight Christmas celebration on Dec. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic 1914 Rockford Methodist Church. Shuttle service will be available beginning at 6:30 from Rockford Baptist Church parking lot.
MIAMI, FLA — Roaring Gap author Libby Bagby was recognized by the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards in a ceremony held on Nov. 24.Her book, “Lucky’s Plott, A Plott Hound Tale,” received a bronze medal in the category Children’s Book, Grades 4–6. The competition included thousands of entries from independent authors, small publishers, and major publishers such as HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster.
The Wurdeman family officially passed the turkey cooking torch to the boys this year. Pictured left to right are Matthew Wurdeman and Chatham Wurdeman who successfully cooked the family Thanksgiving turkey. According to their parents, the duo had a blast deep frying their first turkey.Addison and Ava Burton enjoy Thanksgiving 2013 at North Myrtle Beach.
A Budget Travel website competition that will declare America’s Coolest Small Towns of 2014 has Elkin ranked as No. 4. and in jeopardy of being knocked out of a crucial top five position that will keep the town alive in the voting.The No. 5 ranked town is just twenty-five votes from knocking Elkin out of No. 4.The contest seeks nominations and votes of American towns with a population less than 10,000.Elkin has received 1,347 votes so far. Voting continu...
The bells are ringing.Volunteers for the Salvation Army took to the malls and big box stores over the busiest holiday shopping season of the year.Outside of the Elkin Walmart, volunteers handled both entrances trying to draw attention to their kettle.Christmas kettle is The Salvation Army’s most famous street campaign. It is most recognized during the Christmas season through its volunteers who stand outside of businesses and play or sing Christmas carol...
The D. A. R. E. graduation was held at Mountain Park Elementary School on Friday, November 15, 2013. Abbott Nixon and Kaylyn Staggs read their essays about what they had learned from participating in D.A.R.E. lessons. taught by Deputy Eric Latza. The guest speaker was Ryan Atkins.
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