Love Letter to my Hometown, by Brook Seaford

March 21, 2017
https://sawdustandstone.com/2017/03/20/love-letter-to-my-hometown/

A touching letter from a hometown boy who hadn't been to Elkin in awhile...
 

Angry Troll Brewing at 222 - Grand Opening April 7th, 2017

March 6, 2017
Many of you may know that below 222 Public House (in downtown Elkin) there is a brand new microbrewery that just opened!  Well, save the date for April 7th, as that is slated for a big Grand Opening Celebration when Angry Troll Brewing and 222 Public House merge!

The new name will be Angry Troll Brewing at 222, and the tasting room will still be down in the cellar, but the Angry Troll beers will also be on tap up in the restaurant on Main Street, along with other selections. The tasting room's...
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AAA Go Magazine

March 6, 2017
In the most recent AAA motorist magazine called "Go",  our very own downtown restaurant, Roxxi and Lulu's Bistro and Bakery, was mentioned as a must go location when visiting the Yadkin Valley! 

We are so excited to have them here in Elkin.  They are located one block south of Main Street in downtown Elkin, on W Standard Street.  They're open Tues - Saturday for breakfast and lunch, and are now open for dinners Thursday and Friday nights! Food is freshly prepared with lots of tender loving car...
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Friend of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Annual Conference to be held in Elkin!

March 6, 2017
https://mountainstoseatrail.org/mst40th/

March 24-26 (2017) this 40th anniversary celebration of the MST will be held in here in Elkin, North Carolina!  We are expecting 300 members from around North Carolina to join us for a 3-day weekend, filled with conference events, and Elkin has also put together a number of fun and exciting events and tours that are scheduled all weekend long!  

Offering wine tours, trail tours, an art/music/wine crawl in downtown Saturday night, free music event a Grass...
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Cedarbrook Golf Course rated Top 25 by Golf Advisor

March 6, 2017
http://elkintribune.com/top-stories/12168/cedarbrook-named-one-of-the-best

Our Ellis Maple's designed golf course in State Road continually gets recognized as one of the best golf courses for the value.  Honestly, the cost to join is low compared to the value of the course, and we are so lucky to have this wonderful amenity here for Elkin residents!   
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Elkin's Link to General Patton

December 21, 2016
http://www.wxii12.com/article/wwii-veteran-fred-norman-talks-about-serving-under-gen-patton/8281597

WXII did a Veteran's Day special on Elkin's own Fred Norman, who served with General Patton in WWII.  Here is the episode that aired in November 2016 on the news.  
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Article about the Yadkin Valley Wine Region AVA

November 29, 2016
https://www.charlestonlivingmag.com/yadkin-valley  This link is for an article in Charleston (SC) Living Magazine about a visit they had to Elkin and the surrounding wine region.  

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Surry Sonker Trail Adds new Downtown Elkin Restaurant

November 29, 2016

ELKIN, N.C. – The Surry Sonker Trail now has eight stops serving the county’s popular local dessert. Southern On Main recently joined the trail after opening in July in downtown Elkin.

 When Marla Stern, chef and owner of Southern On Main, learned about Surry County’s signature sonker, she called her mother to consult on a recipe. Stern grew up on a farm in Foscoe in Watauga County, and each summer her family canned and froze blueberries. That tradition led Stern to create a blueberry ...


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Elkin is, and is surrounded by, the Yadkin Valley Wine Region AVA

October 10, 2016

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Article about area wineries in and close to Elkin

September 28, 2016
http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/community/lake-wylie-pilot/article104200391.html

This article features Brushy Mountain Winery and other local wineries the writer enjoyed going to. A nice mention was made about how they enjoy staying in Elkin due to its proximity to the wineries in the area, and also because of its downtown. Thanks folks! 
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