Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:11:12 EST 1800 Jonesville celebrates past, present with cookout http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50422143/Jonesville-celebrates-past-present-with-cookout Jonesville Historical Society President Judy Wolfe speaks on Jonesville history, and Carrie Martin sang a gospel spiritual as the Jonesville community discussed the underground railroad and abolition movement in Jonesville at a recent cookout. Some... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:11:04 EST Survey says? http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50418531/Survey-says DOBSON — Results of a recent survey prove one thing: Surry County residents love their parks. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:56:07 EST Bow hunting to benefit area needy http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50433336/Bow-hunting-to-benefit-area-needy The Elkin town manager enthusiastically introduced a new program to a cross-section of key citizens that promises to feed Elkin's hungry. The program, “Operation Hunting for Hunger,” not only benefits those in need, but local... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:31:08 EST Kids return to school http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50415644/Kids-return-to-school Willow Dawn Matthews, daughter of Misty Matthews of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce, stands with teacher Rachel Friel as she begins the second grade at Yadkinville Elementary School. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:48:04 EST God’s Smile Factory brings good memories http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50411221/Gods-Smile-Factory-brings-good-memories Kids made a mad dash to God's Smile Factory ice cream truck to grab favorites during the last dog days of summer before the school year began on Monday in downtown Elkin. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:47:12 EST Legislation moves school report cards release to February http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50358858/Legislation-moves-school-report-cards-release-to-February The North Carolina General Assembly recently delayed the issuance of the 2013-14 School Report Cards until February 2015, with the 2013-2014 school year to be the first year to report a school performance grade (SPG) for each school. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:11:07 EST Budget issues discussed at school board meeting http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50411230/Budget-issues-discussed-at-school-board-meeting During the Elkin City Schools Board of Education meeting Monday, Director of Business and Finance Services Jan Zachary said the North Carolina Legislature ultimately brought a 7.59-percent average raise in the teachers' salaries, however did... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:49:12 EST Bikers for Kids helping families http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50418122/Bikers-for-Kids-helping-families Although the anthem for some motorcycle enthusiasts may be Steppenwolf's “Born to Be Wild,” the anthem for a local charity, Bikers for Kids Inc., could be “Born for the Child.” Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:41:08 EST Just a good ole (little) girl http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50410137/Just-a-good-ole-(little)-girl Kayla Harrell said the first reaction she gets from people is often “Gosh, that little girl's driving a race car?” Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:11 EST Rams rebound with win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50426270/Rams-rebound-with-win DOBSON — Starmount withstood a comeback attempt by Surry Central to secure its first volleyball win of the season, beating the Eagles 3-1 on Tuesday night.The Rams won 25-18, 25-9, 20-25, 25-14 to improve to 1-2. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:21:05 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50426424/ Tuesday, August 26Cross countryMen: Elkin 29, Forbush 50, Davie County 50Women: Elkin 40, Davie County 41, Forbush 48, Starmount 106Volleyball Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:06:07 EST Elkin woman celebrates 100th birthday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50419852/Elkin-woman-celebrates-100th-birthday A local woman marked a terrific milestone on Sunday. Surrounded by more than 75 family members and friends at Pruitt Health Care, Reba Hayes celebrated her 100th birthday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:05:06 EST Writers needed for third volume of heritage of Yadkin County http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50413855/Writers-needed-for-third-volume-of-heritage-of-Yadkin-County YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Historical Society will publish its third volume of “The Heritage of Yadkin County North Carolina,” when at least 200 writers agree to submit two new or updated household history articles and one on a... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:52:08 EST Driver cited in four-vehicle wreck http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/50402883/Driver-cited-in-four-vehicle-wreck A four vehicle wreck on Monday afternoon at Spring and Church streets resulted in three people being sent to the hospital. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:49:10 EST Rams fall to Villains http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50410211/Rams-fall-to-Villains KERNERSVILLE — Host Bishop McGuinness scored on a free kick midway through the second half to take a 2-1 lead and the eventual win over Starmount Monday evening. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:46:07 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-news/50417797/Police-briefs Although some places may allow a bit of a leeway — up to nine miles-per-hour over the speed limit (hence the saying, “Nine is fine,”) — the Elkin Police Department takes a no-tolerance approach to speeding. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:32:09 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50415906/Stone-Mountain-News Larry Andrews will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:10:15 EST ‘Fill the bus’ campaign continues at Walmart http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50399508/Fill-the-bus-campaign-continues-at-Walmart The Elkin Walmart and Yadkin Valley United Fund have been working together to collect school supplies for local Yadkin Valley students as part of a national Walmart-United Fund campaign. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:55:07 EST Former Ram hired at Brevard http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50408162/Former-Ram-hired-at-Brevard BREVARD — Brevard volleyball coach Kelly Burdeau has completed her staff for the 2014 season with the hiring of former Catawba setter and Starmount graduate Jordan Raye to be the program's next assistant coach. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:01:16 EST Former Ram hired at Brevard http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50391451/Former-Ram-hired-at-Brevard BREVARD — Brevard volleyball coach Kelly Burdeau has completed her staff for the 2014 season with the hiring of former Catawba setter and Starmount graduate Jordan Raye to be the program's next assistant coach. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:01:11 EST