This increase is attributable to the opening of the Bank's full service branch in Elkin, North Carolina
in the fourth quarter of 2015 and the associated expense of personnel, occupancy expense, equipment expense and data processing expense.
The bank has Loan Production Offices at 1328 North Bridge Street in Elkin, North Carolina
and 717 Main Street in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
The company has a manufacturing base in Elkin, North Carolina
The 2002 ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award winner was the Northwestern Regional Library in Elkin, North Carolina
. Director Michael Sawyer and Northwestern won for a program called "Libraries Doing More So Patrons Can Find More." This was a technology-based resource-sharing program that involved four poor rural counties in western North Carolina.