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Elkin, North Carolina is located in Surry County. Zip codes in Elkin, NC include 28621. The median home price in Elkin is $149,900. More Elkin information.

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ECS educators get 'iced'

Elkin City Schools principals and Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe get iced at the Elkin football game after they took an ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis . Ice water was poured on by students who appeared happy to rise to the occasion.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Better than sliced bread

Rob Marsh and Kevin Hager, owners of Blue Ridge Bread Company, show off some of their delightful old-world style breads at the Elkin Farmers Market. Rob Marsh and Kevin Hager, owners of Blue Ridge Bread Company, show off some of their delightful old-world style breads at the Elkin Farmers Market.

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EVTA making great strides for community

Bill Blackley, chairman of the Elkin Valley Trail Association, gives an update on many of the organization's activities to the Elkin Board of Commissioners on Monday. Bill Blackley, chairman of the Elkin Valley Trail Association, gives an update on many of the organization's activities to the Elkin Board of Commissioners on Monday.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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College fair at SCC to showcase educational opportunities

Surry Community College's Fun Day last year was well attended as students participated in a variety of activities following the College Fair.

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Ronda gearing up for water line project

Ronda Mayor Victor Varela updated the town's board of commissioners on numerous projects under way at its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at the Ronda Town Hall, one of which was a water project on N.C. 268 that would save the town thousands of dollars. "Because there are gas tanks under the road at Southeastern Motors, on State Route 268, the site was required to be excavated years ago, by one of the state's environmental agencies, and then water testing has had to be conducted on local wells every six months," Varela said.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Objectives met after teachers visit manufacturers

Elkin City Schools teachers Chaise Swisher and Patsy Burgess visit Pittsburgh Glass Works and other local businesses as part of a plan to bring manufacturing knowledge and education into the classroom. Elkin City Schools teachers Chaise Swisher and Patsy Burgess visit Pittsburgh Glass Works and other local businesses as part of a plan to bring manufacturing knowledge and education into the classroom.

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Foothills Arts Council receives grants

The Foothills Arts Council and its associate member the Elkin Valley Fiddlers announce the receipt of two grants from the The Winston-Salem Foundation's Elkin Community Trust, each for $3,000. The arts council's grant will go towards its special Art in the Garden series that encompasses a wide range of programming and entertainment held in its garden, 129 Church St., Elkin, and offered free to the public.

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United Fund kicking off campaign Friday

Mazzini's owner Pam Walker, third from right, is so enthusiastic about giving back to the community that she asks to be the first restaurant in the line-up for the Yadkin Valley United Fund Dine Out program that begins on Sept. 18. Employees with Walker are, from left, Dustin Wood, Jaymie Gillispie, Kim Manning and Beth Reynolds.

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College Fair at SCC showcases educational opportunities

Area high school juniors and seniors will participate in a College Fair on Monday at Surry Community College, which is an event designed to expose students to higher education opportunities. Students from Surry County, Yadkin County, Elkin City and Mount Airy City schools, along with the Surry Early College, Yadkin Early College and Surry Community College, are expected to attend.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

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Elkin Zaxby's holds grand opening

A Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings and one of the nation's fastest-growing restaurant chains, Zaxby's is celebrating the grand opening of its first location in Elkin on Monday by giving away a Fanatic Pack of 52 FREE Dealz - meaning a year of free Zaxby's - to the first 100 guests. Located at 540 CC Camp Road, the restaurant will operate 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

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The great pumpkin: NC man's 1,296-pound fruit sets a state record

Danny Vester has grown a giant pumpkin topping out at around 1296 pounds, reportedly a state record. He is seen with the pumpkin Sept.

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Erlandson introduces VESIC Institute

Elkin native Ben Erlandson recently returned to the area to begin the VESIC Institute, an interactive research, design and development organization, with the goal of helping people solve the many complex problems that are faced every day. VESIC stands for Virtual Environments for Situated Inquiry of Complexity.

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Elkin fire station to be named at BOC meeting

The town of Elkin Board of Commissioners will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Elkin Town Hall, 226 N. Bridge St. During the meeting, Fire Chief Tommy Wheeler is scheduled to offer a resolution to name the town's fire station, which has not had an official name since its inception. After a public comment period, Bill Blackley will update the commissioners with the latest Elkin Valley Trails Association developments.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

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Prep work finished for sculpture

Volunteers with Elkin Valley Trails Association, from left, Bill Blackburn, Bill Blackley, Herb MacDonald, Randy Hoyt, the cement truck operator and John McComb, sculptor, prepare the base for a centerpiece sculpture on Wednesday that needed two truckloads of cement. The completed sculpture, which features logging railroad symbolism, will be added to the base later this month.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

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Silly Putty incident leads to charges

Eric James Smith of Thurmond was charged Friday with felony drug charges and resisting arrest.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Property transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Wayne Farms honored for safety record

Facilities of Wayne Farms, including three in Surry County, were cited for outstanding safety performance by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council during a conference this week in Florida.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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New medical facility to provide 'a choice'

Surry County native Dr. Brad Goad, left, and Dr. Jeffrey Garland, right, owners of Mid-Atlantic Quick Care, get a good look at the newly renovated medical facility in Elkin with Carrie Burnette, the company's chief operating officer, Monday.

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Hugh Chatham Express Care ribbon cut

The ribbon is cut at Hugh Chatham Express Care Tuesday in Elkin with staff, public and Board of Trustees members from Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in attendance.

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ECS names top positions

Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently announced a reorganization of the central office leadership team after the Elkin City School Board of Education met in closed session on Monday.

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