Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 28 May 2015 12:37:21 EST 1800 Elkin Tractor Supply hosting pet event http://elkintribune.com/news/business/153766521/Elkin-Tractor-Supply-hosting-pet-event Tractor Supply Company in Elkin at 1925 N. Bridge St. Suite 100 is hosting a pet event Saturday to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday to Sunday. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:45:22 EST Strawberry season in full swing http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153725131/Strawberry-season-in-full-swing EAST BEND — Strawberries, the sweet sweet taste of early summer. Folks have been longing for those lovely bright red berries for months, and at long last the wait is over. Area residents and visitors began flocking a few weeks ago to... Thu, 28 May 2015 04:20:28 EST Elkin falls in game one http://elkintribune.com/news/hsbaseball/153739391/Elkin-falls-in-game-one NORWOOD — Elkin's baseball team struggled to put runs on the board Tuesday night in game one of a best-of-three series against South Stanly, losing 11-1 in a five-inning mercy. Luckily for Elkin, it will return home Thursday at 7 p.m. for... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:00:24 EST Forbush soccer championship bound http://elkintribune.com/news/hssoccer/153738299/Forbush-soccer-championship-bound Tuesday night's matchup against Forbush and Franklin in the Western Regional Final for women's soccer will arguably go down as one of the greatest games in 2A championship history. The grit displayed by both goalies meant it would take... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:50:21 EST Forbush softball; comeback kids http://elkintribune.com/news/hssoftball/153738976/Forbush-softball;-comeback-kids EAST BEND — When it comes to Forbush softball, call them the comeback kids.For the second game in a row, Forbush found itself down late but battled through adversity to come back. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:30:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153718259/Community-Calendar Today-­May 28• High School Equivalency (HSE), formerly GED, orientation for the summer session will be held at Shelton-­Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology, Surry... Wed, 27 May 2015 10:55:22 EST Elkin home hosts Obscura event http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153720425/Elkin-home-hosts-Obscura-event Atlas Obscura is an international event that seeks to highlight wondrous and curious places from around the world, including France, Germany, United Kingdom and Elkin, North Carolina. Wed, 27 May 2015 03:35:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153718280/Church-calendar Today-May 29• 7 p.m., Zephyr Missionary Baptist Church, Poplar Springs Road, in Zephyr community, will have its revival featuring the Rev. Leon Holyfield as speaker. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:45:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153719781/Stone-Mountain-News Tickets are still available to see an Elvis impersonator at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday. Dinner will be ready at 6 p.m. with the show starting shortly after. You must have a ticket to attend the event. Tickets are $15 per person which... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:25:26 EST Community honors the fallen http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153713490/Community-honors-the-fallen The sun beat down on a somber Memorial Day morning in Elkin Municipal Park as residents gathered to remember the lives of soldiers who fought to defend the nation's freedom. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:20:22 EST Williard to attend Averett University http://elkintribune.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153715286/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:33 EST Williard to attend Averett University http://elkintribune.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153714584/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:24 EST County hopes to retain hospital license http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153731507/County-hopes-to-retain-hospital-license It was a packed house at an emergency meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners held Tuesday in the wake of the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The county has been at odds with hospital management company HMC for several... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:45:26 EST Boonville Bash slated for Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153720450/Boonville-Bash-slated-for-Saturday BOONVILLE — The town of Boonville is ready to party. The annual summer block party known as the Boonville Bash is scheduled for Saturday at Boonville Elementary School. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:40:22 EST Staff speak out at prayer service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153698507/Staff-speak-out-at-prayer-service A prayer vigil took place on the campus of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Tuesday morning, where employees and community members gathered to show support for the hospital following its unexpected closing on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:27 EST Commissioners to hold emergency meeting at 2 p.m. http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153713758/Commissioners-to-hold-emergency-meeting-at-2-p.m. The Yadkin County commissioners have called an emergency meeting in regard to the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital in Yadkinville. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. today in Commissioners' Meeting Room in the Yadkin... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:30 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153667516/Community-Calendar May 25• 10 a.m., Capt. Mark Garner Post 7794 Veterans of Foreign Wars will present its annual Memorial Day ceremony honor the arean's fallen veterans at Elkin Municipal Park. This... Mon, 25 May 2015 10:55:21 EST Vietnam Vet speaks at Memorial Day service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153691899/Vietnam-Vet-speaks-at-Memorial-Day-service JONESVILLE — For some, Memorial Day weekend is just the kick-off to summer, the chance for a long weekend beach trip, a cookout or a sale at the local department store. The true meaning of the holiday, which began in 1868 as Decoration Day, has... Mon, 25 May 2015 04:15:25 EST Forbush’s Anna Harris signs With Gardner-Webb http://elkintribune.com/news/collegesports-hstrackfield/153671139/Forbushs-Anna-Harris-signs-With-Gardner-Webb Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try, and for Forbush senior Anna Harris, she has tried many things over her high school career. Her accomplishments led to her recently signing with Gardner-Webb University. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:55:25 EST Here come the judge(s) http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153640975/Here-come-the-judge(s) Neither man nor beast is safe, as the old saying goes, while the legislature is in session in Raleigh. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:25:21 EST