Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Walmart Teams Up With Local Organizations for Good Cause

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, In : Community Events 

Customers at Walmart will find more than just savings at the register this weekend. Elkin’s Walmart is joining forces with the Dyslexia Services Foundation, a local non-profit organization, and the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club to provide free dyslexia screenings for children ages 6 to 14.

The free screenings will be conducted on Saturday, February 16 from11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Elkin Walmart. Members of the Dyslexia Services Foundation team, assisted by trained members of Yadkin Valley Ro...


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Elkin's "Surry County Farmers Market" welcoming additional vendors...

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, In : Downtown Elkin 

Surry County Farmer's Market Gearing Up Surry County is fortunate to have two farmer's markets. Both of these markets are committed to selling local produce and crafts. Customers can be assured that the food they buy is from real farmers who have produced that product. Preparations are in progress for the opening of the markets. There will be a "Vendor Informational" meeting for any farmers or crafter who is interested in participating in the markets. The meeting has been scheduled for March ...


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Trail Town article about Elkin on Hiker to Hiker Blog

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, In : Media about Elkin 
http://www.hikertohiker.com/thishikinglife/archive/2012/08/15/could-elkin-be-an-mst-trail-town

I am loving this article that is on the Hiker to Hiker blog, where the writer describes his experience in Elkin and how its the perfect downtown for hikers...and friendly too!
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NC ECHO Press Release via Elkin Library

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, February 7, 2013, In : Yadkin Valley News 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2013

NC ECHO Project Makes Local North Carolina History Searchable, Accessible Online Connects Local History Collections Across North Carolina With Single Search Box

RALEIGH, NC – Researchers and history buffs alike may now search and access local history collections across North Carolina with a single search box thanks to a collaborative project led by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, NC LIVE, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC ECHO, avail...

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New businesses opening up in downtown Elkin!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, February 7, 2013, In : Downtown Elkin 

Funk n Junk opened February 1st and is open on Fridays and Saturdays. It is located between the Chamber of Commerce and Chill on Main, right on Court St (hill). 

Another new antique shop is open on W Main Street. They are still getting items in and are about 1/2  way filled with furniture and other nik-naks. Vendors are still setting up, but they hope to be settled in by the end of the month. 

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