Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Elkin's Great Places in North Carolina award

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Monday, May 20, 2013, In : Media about Elkin 

During the Yadkin Valley WIne Festival, Elkin received their award from the American Planning Association, North Carolina Chapter, for the 2013 Great Places in North Carolina.  Elkin's award was for "Great Place in the Making" for its historical Main Street and all of the exciting things going on with the trails, festivals and holiday celebrations, and future plans for the downtown.

Here, Ben Hitchings gives Mayor Lestine Hutchens the award. To the right, Lloyd Payne, the Town Manager looks on...
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New public transportation provided by YVEDDI

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, In : Community Events 

New buses to transport residents around Elkin and to nearby towns.

Only $1 per ride on the bus...a great way for those without transportation to get out and enjoy Elkin. The route goes from the Town Hall, past the hospital, to WalMart, Food Lion, Goody's, downtown Elkin and will drive up to 3/4 mile off of the route to any location. 

The Connector bus can take you to Mount Airy, Boonville, Dobson or Jonesville






Town Hall welcomes the YVEDDI buses with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Town Hall park...
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A look at Elkin history...

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, May 12, 2013, In : Elkin History 
A trip down memory lane today when visiting Elkin Antiques and Collectibles... see if you remember these businesses from the past...


















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Local family creates children's book, on sale at Diana's Bookstore.

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, In : Elkin residents make news 

Elkin area residents, Madeline and her father Jay Morphis, have a special project they just completed. Together, they have created Teddy's Adventures, a new children's book that they wrote and illustrated together. Living in the country provides lots of fun things to do on sunny days, but on rainy days, Madeline found she liked to draw. 

At age 7, her favorite stuffed animal was a pink bear named Teddy. Teddy followed Madeline everywhere, and soon she and her dad noticed Teddy was always on th...

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