Art of Elkins

Today is anticipated to be a great day for Elkins as a diverse group of folks come together for the first Art of Elkins event. The event promises to celebrate the renaissance of downtown through over 75...

Upcoming Running/Walking Races in Randolph County

With Spring leading the charge towards warmer weather and longer days, we’ve put together a list of upcoming foot races coming to Randolph County.  Time to shake off the dust, lace up your kicks, and go the...

LIVE BLOG: 2017 Elkins Municipal Election

Elkinite will be at Elkins City Hall awaiting results from today's municipal election. We will update this article with results as they become available. Mayor Van Broughton (incumbent) 512 votes Sam...

Meet the Elkins City Council Candidates

Here at Elkinite we fundamentally believe that civic engagement is a hallmark of strong community. To that end we feel strongly that access to information about local elections is key to encouraging everyone...

Rich Mountain’s Guiding Light

There’s no doubt that Rich Mountain is full of history, but few may know that atop sits a steel structure about 60’ high that was once an airway beacon for pilots. In the 1920’s and 1930’s radio...

Downtown Mural Continues to Shine

Drive down Third Street in Elkins and you’ll see it, big and bright and full of optimism, sitting on the side of the old Talbott Glass Building. The sunny mural has greeted downtown Elkins visitors for...

Help Clean Up the Tygart River

It's amazing what happens when a few people who care come together to make a difference in the community. It is also wonderful what happens when others join them in those tasks. That's why Elkinite is urging...

Five Questions: The Holistic Housewife

Editor's Note: This brand new series seeks to focus on new businesses and organizations in the community by providing a platform for them to share with audiences why they do what they do and what makes...

Elkinite Launches Community Calendar

When we first launched Elkinite, we wanted to improve our community by telling positive stories about it. We wanted to share the people, the places, and events that make our community valuable and worth...

‘Yappy Hour’ raises money for humane society

On Thursday evening, Generation Randolph County hosted a Yappy Hour at The Jabberwock Bar & Grill in downtown Elkins to raise funds for the Randolph County Humane Society. “We figured this would be a...

2015 Guide to Holiday Events in Randolph County

As Elkinite often reports, there is always something exciting to see and do in Randolph County and the holidays are no exception. We’ve compiled a list of fun and festive holiday events to help you celebrate...

Kids Take Flight in Randolph County

Do you know a child who’s curious what Randolph County looks like from the sky? Several kids will be getting the chance to see this viewpoint Saturday, September 19th at the Elkins-Randolph County Regional...

Community Events at Augusta: Week 5

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College ends its five-week summer sessions with a multi-theme week. Old-Time, Vocal and American Vernacular Dance Week, August 2-9, will bring arts, craft,...