Historic Downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Change is ever-present, and in the last forty-odd years, that change is very much evident in downtowns all across the USA. Elkin is no exception. Once upon a time, a visit to downtown Elkin could take you to big chain stores such as Belk, Rose’s, JC Penny, A&P and others. Once upon a time, there […]

Diana’s Bookstore, Historic Downtown Elkin

One of my favorite places to shop while I am in Historic Downtown Elkin is Diana’s Bookstore. On my first visit I was pleasantly surprised when I entered the store.  There were children sitting at two tables, just out of school, reading books and drinking fresh made smoothies and then I turned my attention back […]