Readers Choice Award Winners Announced in Live Webinar


Elkin, NC – July 30, 2021 – The Tribune’s annual Readers’ Choice awards have been a community tradition for more than 20 years. Many area businesses proudly display their award certificates on their walls.

This year there were more than 6,000 votes cast for businesses in nearly 200 different categories.

“We are so proud of the many winners this year,” said Regional Publisher Sandra Hurley. “It is a fine example of the great customer service from businesses in our area. Our readers and viewers are very dedicated to the businesses they frequent and cast votes for their favorites. We received more votes than ever this year. We appreciate the voters, and the businesses who do such a good job serving their customers.”

Winners of The Tribune’s Readers’ Choice awards were announced in a live webinar award ceremony on July 27.

The Best Customer Service winner for 2021 was Combs Butcher Shoppe in Elkin. A new award introduced this year recognized a Best Overall Business which was awarded to Terry’s Café & Catering.

To see the full awards presentation event, visit then type in the passcode 0eD@zn3=

-Elkin Tribune Staff Reporter


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital ( is a not-for-profit community health care network of physician clinics and an 81-bed acute care hospital that delivers high quality, convenient health care to residents of the Yadkin Valley and Foothills region of North Carolina and parts of southwestern Virginia. Employing more than 800 team members, Hugh Chatham includes a medical group of more than 50 providers across 27 locations and six counties. Headquartered in Elkin, North Carolina, Hugh Chatham is a leader in using technology to coordinate care for patients and to make healthcare more accessible, and cost-effective.