Browsing Archive: October, 2012

Elkin is now an official Trail Town!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, In : Elkin Trails News 

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) is a long-distance trail, for hiking and  backpacking, that runs across North Carolina from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. The trail's western endpoint is at Clingman's Dome, where it connects to the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Its eastern endpoint is in Jockey's Ridge State Park on the tallest sand dune on the east coast. The trail is envisioned as a scenic backbone of an interconnected trail system spanning th...


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TRACK Trails for Kids at Elkin Municipal Park

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, In : Community Events 

The TRACK Trail Ribbon-Cutting was last weekend at the Elkin Municipal Park. Everyone gathered behind the tennis courts at the gazebo to celebrate the beginning of this new program in Elkin for children. Each TRACK Trail has a series of brochure-led self-guided adventures designed to turn an ordinary hike into a fun-filled adventure. This program is to inspired kids to get off the couch and get outside to explore the world around them.  For more information, go to the website for the trails h...
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New owners for Brushy Mountain Winery

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, October 21, 2012, In : Elkin Wineries 

Ann Mayberry, Beth Duncan, Tommie Ann Tulbert, Andy Duncan, Matthew Mayberry

The Mayberry's have sold their winery to Andy and Beth Duncan this month. Although we will miss seeing Ann and Matthew at the winery on Main Street, we are happy to hear there will be a new chapter in Brushy Mountain's story. Andy Duncan decided he was ready for a new adventure in his life and wanted to purchase a winery. Andy had a vineyard in Florida 30 years ago, and after much research, decided to come to Elkin to...
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