Why would a band of performers traverse western North Carolina in a wagon? Because in entertainment, delivery matters.
Thanks to the Chatham Manufacturing Company, the history of Elkin is defined by a single cozy object: the Chatham blanket.
It’s easy to take for granted the gifts of electric heat and light, but it wasn’t so long ago that much of our state lay in darkness. Our thanks to the linemen who faced — and continue to face — sleepless nights, dizzying heights, and the constant peril of electrocution to give us power through the simple act of flipping a switch.