Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:45:29 EST 1800 Bank robbery suspects in custody http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:46:33 EST Blaze orange requirements and recommendations for north carolina http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150228903/Blaze-orange-requirements-and-recommendations-for-north-carolina RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt safety campaign is reminding hunters to follow blaze orange requirements and making safety recommendations to others who spend time outdoors. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:04:07 EST NCHSAA singles, doubles championships this weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150263728/NCHSAA-singles-doubles-championships-this-weekend CHAPEL HILL — Championships in singles and doubles in four different classifications are up for grabs this weekend as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its annual women's tennis tournament championships at three... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:52:13 EST Jury awards $4.5 million in mother’s death http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150262973/Jury-awards-$4.5-million-in-mothers-death DOBSON — In what is believed to be the largest damage verdict in Surry County history, a jury has awarded $4.5 million to the estate of a woman who died shortly after giving birth in 2009. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:20:07 EST Church rallies to support member for liver transplant http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150243856/Church-rallies-to-support-member-for-liver-transplant ROARING RIVER — A 4:30 p.m. benefit supper and auction will be held to raise money for a liver transplant for Phyllis Wood at Roaring River Elementary Church on Saturday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:08:08 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150242852/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have revival this week through Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Tommy Shelton. Pastor Ritchie Harris invites everyone to worship with them. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:13:10 EST Race to meet need of hunger crisis in elderly http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150214838/Race-to-meet-need-of-hunger-crisis-in-elderly DOBSON — The Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (YVEDDI) first ever Drumstick Dash 5K/10K run will be held on Nov. 22 and will include the option to walk. Awards will be provided for first-, second- and third-place... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:14:10 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150227893/Church-calendar Oct. 19-22• Revival at Little Elkin Baptist Church, Ronda, with Rev. Ronnie Millsaps, will be Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. Prayer room will be at 7:15 p.m. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:49:15 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150250763/Community-calendar Oct. 23• 10 a.m., Starmount Cinema V in Jonesville will feature Haley Stanley to tell of her recent trip to El Salvador as part of WorldVision's 30 Hour Famine Study Tour. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:49:12 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/150230196/Letter-to-editor To the edt Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:59:08 EST Tractors remain family tradition http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150214849/Tractors-remain-family-tradition YADKINVILLE — A 1952 Super M Farmall tractor once known as the “Cadillac” of tractors to one local still has the ability to draw people's eye, and pull families together years later. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:16:07 EST Pee Wee’s clinch regular season title http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150247168/Pee-Wees-clinch-regular-season-title The Elkin offense exploded for 39 first-half points and blew open what was a back and forth battle with 20 points in the final 2:34 of the first half and cruised to a 51-19 win over Wilkes Central Saturday afternoon. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:01:09 EST Time to pay more attention to deer on the roadways http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150228569/Time-to-pay-more-attention-to-deer-on-the-roadways RALEIGH — The arrival of the fall season not only means dropping temperatures and leaves, but also an increase in the chances of a collision with a deer across North Carolina. Between 2011 and 2013, nearly half of the more than 61,000... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:47:05 EST Mann crowned the ‘King’ at C.B. Eller Elementary School http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150228069/Mann-crowned-the-King-at-C.B.-Eller-Elementary-School A royal court was present at C.B. Eller Elementary School on Oct. 13 as Principal Chad Mann had his official coronation day. As a kick off to the school's book fair, media coordinator Jamie McCollum organized the royal festivities. The... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:22:07 EST Fire safety and fun meet http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150252838/Fire-safety-and-fun-meet When the volunteer firefighters from Mountain Park Fire Department arrived at Mountain Park Elementary, the learning and fun began. Students were introduced to the equipment used by firefighters, the components of the fire truck, and the gear the... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:11:04 EST Dealing with bullies — in a pirate way http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150252533/Dealing-with-bullies--in-a-pirate-way The Surry Arts Council presented a program, The Pirates of Bully Bay, at Mountain Park on Oct. 15. Students learned how to deal with bullies — walk away, ignore them, or ask them why they are so mean to others. The students enjoyed the program... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:07:07 EST Elkin High School asking public to commit to safe driving http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150251231/Elkin-High-School-asking-public-to-commit-to-safe-driving ELKIN — Elkin High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day, from now to Friday. The more safe driving commitments... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:15:08 EST Rams finishing season strong http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150246743/Rams-finishing-season-strong BOONVILLE — Salomón Maya and Juan Mora, two sophomores, made sure the Starmount seniors went home happy on Senior Night Monday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:42:04 EST Early voting starts Thursday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150241203/Early-voting-starts-Thursday With any voter allowed to vote at any early voting site, it seems to have caused some confusion for those who choose to vote on Election Day. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:20:05 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150247441/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, October 20Men's soccerElkin 2, East Wilkes 0Starmount 2, Wilkes Central 1 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:07:07 EST