Elkin Center professor earns Ph.D. Surry Community College’s Heather Burkard successfully defended her doctoral dissertation May 14.
Burkard is the criminal justice and latent evidence technology adjunct professor at Surry’s Elkin Center on North Bridge Street.
Her dissertation was entitled “Homicidal Patterns of Filicidal Parents: A Correlational Study.”
Burkard examined 100 cases of filicide - murder of a child by the child’s parent - that occurred in North Carolina be...
VFW buddy poppy campaign scheduled for May 23-25 Elkin VFW Post 7794 and Yadkin VFW Post 10346 will distribute Buddy Poppies at the Elkin Walmart on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 23-25.
VFW members will be on site each day to distribute poppies.
Proceeds for the event will be used to support veterans programs and other community groups and activities in the tri-county area.
Elkin eighth graders bring Tom Sawyer to life Elkin Middle School presented its eighth grade play Friday and Saturday night. The play was a presentation of Mark Twain’s American classic, Tom Sawyer.
Cast in order of appearance:
Bronson Gwyn - Jeff Thatcher
Asher McRitchie - Tom Sawyer
Kenya Easter - Mrs. Thatcher
Whitney Sprinkle - Becky Thatcher
Cameron Beals - Aunt Polly
Jacob Bellia - Sid
Emma Aldridge - Cousin Mary
Jarrett Peterson - Ben Rogers
Ryan Russell - Joe ...
Church members sew 100 dresses for mission trip in June Along the wall of the main hall of Highland Park Baptist Church, one hundred colorful dresses were hung with care.
Each dress was created from a pillowcase with a cross stitched on the front. Some dresses were created from silk pillowcases and patterned pillowcases, and for the plainer pillowcases, details were added, like ribbon and trim.
Each dress is unique — there are no duplicates.
The dresses were sewn by church members for the Hi...
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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Kristin Zachary Staff Writer email@example.comElkin Tribune
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...