Chicken house damaged in fire on Highway 268 A chicken house in Elkin was damaged in a fire Thursday morning.
The fire was reported around 3:20 a.m. at 241 AZ Phillips Road off Highway 268. No one was injured.
Crews arrived to a fully involved fire and remained at the scene for about 5 hours, fire officials said.
The house was vacant, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
2013 Merlefest to include Doc Watson tribute This year’s Merlefest is slated to run April 24-28 with a recently announced tribute section to Doc Watson on April 27.
Saturday will be a special evening of honor and remembrance to the late Doc Watson. This will be the first Merlefest since Watson’s passing in May of last year.
“From the beginning, Doc Watson has been the artistic center of this festival,” said Merlefest Director Ted Hagaman. “So for Merlefest 2013, we will come togethe...
Youth Art Expo to announce winners The Foothills Arts Council will showcase The Youth Art Expo winners on Friday, March 8 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This year, 11 schools participated; Elkin High, Starmount High, East Wilkes High, East Wilkes Middle, Starmount Middle, North Wilkes Middle, Central Middle, Dobson Elementary, Rockford Elementary, West Yadkin Elementary & Elkin Elementary.
“Over 100 entries were received,” said Leighanne Martin Wright, executive director for the Fo...
Who are the best businesses in Elkin? Who are the best businesses in Elkin? Let the readers decide.
The Tribune is kicking off the voting period for its annual Readers’ Choice contest.
Elkin and Jonesville residents will have a chance to tell others in the community about the businesses in town they believe are the best.
This year, readers will have a chance to cast their vote both in print and online. To vote online, visit The Tribune’s website at www.elkintribune.com and ...
Nathan DiBagno General Manager/EditorElkin Tribune
Surveillance video shows packages being stolen The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office on April 23 received a call in reference to a larceny located on US Hwy 21 South near the Iredell County line in Hamptonville.
The suspects shown were caught o...
Suspect charged with using false prescription An Elkin pharmacy may have helped nab a suspect allegedly involved in a stolen prescription padding operation.
A warrant for arrest has been filed by the Elkin Police Department for Christopher ...
Jonesville crime round-up Charge: Assault on a female
When reported: Sept. 21, 1:40 p.m.
Location: 100 block of Park Circle Drive, Jonesville
Details: Paul Douglas Lente, 40, of Jonesville, was charged with assault o...
Police catch Advanced Electronics robber The Elkin Police Department on Friday charged a Jonesville man with the Nov. 18 armed robbery at Advanced Electronics in Elkin.
James Dexter King, 39, of 1016 Oak Lane, Jonesville, has been char...
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WorkForce Carolina moving Tom Joyce
One of Surry County’s largest private employers will soon have a new home.
An official of WorkForce Carolina, now celebrating 25 years in business, has annou...
Sports clothing available in Elkin Elkin residents who prefer the sport clothing lines of Nike, Jordan, SeanJohn and Rocawear can now find those selections in downtown.
Pier's Clothing, 108 Court Street, offers mens and women's spor...
YVB unveils new service Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust, the parent company of Yadkin Valley Bank, has unveiled a new consumer-friendly website with several distinctive community features. The new website, which consolidates...