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Cedarbrook Golf Course rated Top 25 by Golf Advisor

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, March 6, 2017, In : Media about Elkin 
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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Article about the Yadkin Valley Wine Region AVA

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, In : Media about Elkin 
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

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, In : Media about Elkin 

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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Latest article on Elkin Trails!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Friday, July 22, 2016, In : Media about Elkin 
https://getawaysforgrownups.com/hike-elkin-north-carolina/

Travel writers have the best job. This article is about Elkin's trails and why they are wonderful for everyone to use, including older tourists... I'd say Elkin is a great place to retire not only because of the friendly residents, but for the fantastic amenities we offer!
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Heaven's Scent on Life in the Carolina's TV Show

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : Media about Elkin 

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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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Elkin's Main Street wins award

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, March 28, 2013, In : Media about Elkin 
APA NC awarded Elkin as the "Great Main Street in the Making" for 2013.


The award was presented on March 27, in Raleigh, along with 6 other towns around North Carolina as "Great Places in North Carolina". Dozens of applications were submitted for the various honors, but only one Main Street in the Making award was available for those to applied. Elkin was chosen for its revitilization efforts, its designation as a Trail Town, and the activites that are sponsored throughout the year, bring its ...
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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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Yadkin Valley Heritage Cooridor mobile apps

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Media about Elkin 
http://www.elkintribune.com/view/full_story/21505956/article-Yadkin-Valley-Heritage-Corridor-launches-mobile-web-site-?instance=popular

Please read this article about the new mobile apps for the Yadkin Valley Heritage Corridor.The corridor runs from Wilkesboro to Yadkinville, and includes all towns in between. You'll be seeing signage going up soon to promote our area, along Hwy 268 and other roadways. The logo has three colors that symbolize History, Trails, and Vineyards, which our area is r...

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Article in the Winston Salem Journal

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, January 3, 2013, In : Media about Elkin 
http://www.journalnow.com/relishnow/travel/road_trips/article_7cde2670-553e-11e2-9869-0019bb30f31a.html

Fun article shows that Elkin is putting itself on the map...  Yes, we are definitely worth a visit for a day or a weekend. It's nice to see others are seeing us as a great destination (something we all quietly knew), but little do they know we are a great place to live as well! 

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The Tarheel Eater Blog features Harry's Place!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, July 22, 2012, In : Media about Elkin 


http://tarheeleater.com/2012/07/review-harrys-place-in-elkin/  


Read about their visit to Harry's Place, one of Elkin's favorite hangouts!
They took a great photo of the food there too...of some fantastic fried chicken and fixins'...
 

 
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Our State Magazine offers exclusive Yadkin Valley Wine tour and includes two of our area vineyards!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, July 20, 2012, In : Media about Elkin 


 http://www.ourstate.com/events/yadkin-valley-wineries-day-trip/

Our State Magazine is offering up an exclusive Yadkin Valley Wineries tour which will include Elkin Creek Vineyard and Grassy Creek Vineyard, along with Raffaldini's. Our area wineries are truly beautiful, each in their own unique way. We all should be thankful we have such great attractions in and around our town. Tell your friends and family about the tours-especially if they are from out of state, or out of our area, and you'v...
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Elkin, NC story in Winston-Salem Monthly

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Media about Elkin 


 http://www.winstonsalemmonthly.com/2012/07/01/daytrips-elkin/
 
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