For Newcomers

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Welcome to Ronda!

 

The information for newcomers below will help you navigate through the various local service providers:

  • Area Hospitals, Clinics and Pharmacies
  • Automobile Information
  • Churches
  • Education
  • Emergency Phone Numbers
  • Government
  • Information Sources
  • Libraries
  • Senior Services
  • Utilities
  • Voter Registration

 


AREA HOSPITALS, CLINICS AND PHARMACIES

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
180 Parkwood Drive
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.527.7000

Clingman Medical Center
3369 Clingman Road
Ronda, North Carolina 28670
336.984.3003

Hugh Chatham Express Care
1428 North Bridge Street
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.258.8105

Wilkes Regional Medical Center
1370 West D Street
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659
336.651.8100

Elk Pharmacy
116 East Main Street
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.835.2621

Bridge Street Pharmacy
817 North Bridge Street
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.835.3131

Wilkes Family Pharmacy
1300 Westwood Lane
Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697
336.667. 9347

D-REX Pharmacy
450 Winston Road
Jonesville, North Carolina 28642

 


AUTOMOBILE INFORMATION

Driver’s License
New residents must apply for a driver’s license within 30 days of relocating to North Carolina. Vision and written tests are required; road tests are given at the discretion of the examiner. Apply at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at the following locations:
DMV Building
1687 North Bridge Street
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.835.5247

DMV Building Driver License
1230 School Street
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
336.838.4725

 

AUTOMOBILE REGISTRATION

Auto licenses must be purchased within 30 days of relocating in North Carolina. Title of car or name of leinholder, proof of insurance and odometer reading are required. Automobiles must be inspected within 1o days from the date vehicles are subject to registration. Apply at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles at the following locations:
Elkin License Plate Agency
220 West Main Street
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.835.2757

North Wilkesboro License Plate Agency
85 Boone Trail, Suite B
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
336.903.1283


CHURCHES

First Baptist Church of Ronda
Macedonia Baptist Church
Bethel Baptist Church
Little Elkin Baptist Church
Jonesville Pentecostal Holiness Church
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Dennyville Baptist Church
Temple Hill United Methodist Church
Cherry Grove Baptist Church
Maple Springs United Methodist
Mount Valley Missionary Church


EDUCATION

Newcomers will need to register their children in local public schools with the following: Birth Certificate, Immunization records, Medical forms from the County Health Department or a local physician, and a previous report card if transferring from another school.

East Wilkes High School
Hwy 268
Ronda, North Carolina 28670
336.651.7200

East Wilkes Middle School
2202 Macedonia Church Road
Ronda, North Carolina 28670
336.957.8734

Ronda-Clingman Elementary School
316 Ronda Clingman School Road
Ronda, North Carolina
336.651.4200

C.B. Eller Elementary School
1288 C.B. Eller School Road
Elkin, North Carolina 28621
336.526.2220

To subscribe to Wilkes County Schools RSS feeds, click here.
To download Wilkes County School App, click here.

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Community Colleges
Wilkes Community College – See calendar under “Services” tab for GED classes offered at Ronda Town Hall
Surry Community College
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
Mitchell Community College
Forsyth Technical Community College

Universities
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem State University
Appalachian State University

Additional Schools
NASCAR Technical Institute


EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

Emergencies – Fire/Police/Ambulance 911
Ronda Fire Department 336.835.1919 (non-emergency)
Wilkes County Sheriff 336.903.7600
FBI 828.322.8513
Highway Patrol 336.667.1236
State Bureau of Investigation 828.294.2226
Wilkes County Emergency Management 336.651.7305
Crime Stoppers 336.667.8900
Center for Missing Persons 800.522.5437 FREE
Rape Crisis Center of Wilkes County 336.838.7233
Teen Crisis Hotline 800.367.7287 FREE
Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter 336.838.7120
Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority 336.366.9819
Water 336.957.7221

GOVERNMENT

Ronda Town Hall
123 Chatham Street
Ronda, North Carolina 28670
336.835.2061

Wilkes County Courthouse
500 Courthouse Drive
Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697
336.651.4400

Wilkes County Departments


INFORMATION SOURCES
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce


LIBRARIES

Ronda Little Free Library
123 Chatham Street
Ronda, North Carolina 28670

The Town of Ronda offers a free book exchange. This library is located on the grounds of Town Hall, with an overflow directly inside the main entrance.

Elkin Public Library
Wilkes County Public Library


SENIOR SERVICES

The Town of Ronda offers free exercise classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Ronda Town Hall. For more information, please call 336.835.2061.

Wilkes Senior Resources


UTILITIES

Power:
Duke Energy
Surry-Yadkin EMC

Water:
Town of Ronda – see below for 2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Sewer:
Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority

Information on how utility rates are set in North Carolina: NC WATER & WASTEWATER RATES DASHBOARD

Telephone:

Wilkes Communications

 

Foothills Sanitation and Recycling provides services for the town. For information on recycling, please click here.


VOTER REGISTRATION

For a voter registration form, click here.


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