Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:15:04 EST 1800 Retailers prepare for Black Friday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150645374/Retailers-prepare-for-Black-Friday As the busyness in the kitchen winds down and guests settle in with their stomachs full, Thanksgiving quickly transitions from turkey day to shopping day. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:56:09 EST Theo’s prepares Thanksgiving feast http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150666000/Theos-prepares-Thanksgiving-feast JONESVILLE — For the 18th year, Theo's Italian and Family Restaurant in Jonesville will be serving dinner to people in the community on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:40:07 EST Autumn brings the fall of tree seed http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150630776/Autumn-brings-the-fall-of-tree-seed RALEIGH — This autumn, tons of seed from many different tree species have hit the ground in record amounts. And squirrels weren't the only ones looking for it. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:57:05 EST Siblings celebrate birthdays http://elkintribune.com/news/birthdays/150629605/Siblings-celebrate-birthdays Birthdays are a way for these Casstevens brothers and sisters to get together and catch up with each other. Each are older than 80 years, and all of the brothers are veterans. Visiting recently are, seated, from left, Billy Ray Casstevens, Nellie... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:06:06 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150641179/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, November 24Men's BasketballForbush 103, East Wilkes 66Women's basketball Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:03:04 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150671848/ East Wilkes senior Brandi Parks signed a letter of intent to play softball at Lenoir-Rhyne. Parks (sitting) is flanked by her parents, Ginger and Randall Parks. Back row, left to right, pitching coach Dale Pruitt, Cranberry Baptist Church pastor... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:06 EST Davis graduates http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150631589/Davis-graduates LYNCHBURG, Va. — Maxine Burgess Davis received a master's degree in Christian ministries from Liberty University, Lynchburg, in May. She is a theologian and has graduated from the Baptist Theological Seminary of Liberty University on Oct. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:37:03 EST Senior center to host Christmas Craft and Gift Show http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150629432/Senior-center-to-host-Christmas-Craft-and-Gift-Show JONESVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville will host a Christmas Craft and Gift Show on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Jonesville Historical Society. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:00:03 EST Second chance horses http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150638052/Second-chance-horses Carefully watching the 6-year-old thoroughbred Van Basten, better known on the Jumping H Farm as “Blue,” Nicole Huttar examines the symbioses between horse and rider. “By the second or third time around you looked a lot more... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:04:04 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150628524/Church-calendar Nov. 24• 5 to 7 p.m., free community meal at Christ Lutheran Church, 451 Winston Road, Jonesville. This month's menu includes ham, green beans, potatoes and desserts. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:50:07 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150628544/Community-calendar Nov. 24-25• 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Surry Community College Clay Club is offering a holiday fundraiser pottery sale in the J Building, first floor lobby, on the Dobson... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:49:03 EST World takeover, at a Lowe’s near you http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150632375/World-takeover-at-a-Lowes-near-you Once upon a time in a kind and gentle land where they had black-and-white TV and only three networks available over the air, the happy people of that land enjoyed what they called personal service. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:18:05 EST Author prepares for second book http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150624387/Author-prepares-for-second-book When local author Jayme Llewellyn sat down to write her first novel, she didn't tell a soul what she was up to. “I didn't want to tell everyone I was writing a book and then not finish it,” Llewellyn said. Fortunately she did... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:14:05 EST Elkin fencers dominant at Salem http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150641732/Elkin-fencers-dominant-at-Salem WINSTON-SALEM — The Elkin High School fencing team won a six-school meet held Saturday at Salem Academy in Winston-Salem. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:00:05 EST Cardboard city volunteers raise $12K http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150637557/Cardboard-city-volunteers-raise-$12K As temperatures dipped into the 30s on Saturday evening, a number of volunteers got a brief glimpse into what it would be like to be homeless on a cold winter night. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:03:09 EST Hardy Brothers make large donation to SCC http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150614918/Hardy-Brothers-make-large-donation-to-SCC DOBSON — Hardy Brothers has given Surry Community College's Truck Driver Training and HVAC programs a huge boost with the gift of a 2007 Peterbilt tractor and enclosed trailer along with three refrigeration trailer units. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:51:05 EST Parks signs with Lenoir-Rhyne http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639110/Parks-signs-with-Lenoir-Rhyne RONDA — East Wilkes High School is sending another softball pitcher to college.Brandi Parks, a senior at East Wilkes, has signed to play for Lenoir-Rhyne. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:43:05 EST Rams continue to roll http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639059/Rams-continue-to-roll BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:35:04 EST Friends create library for Ark http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150625637/Friends-create-library-for-Ark On Oct. 27, the Friends of the Elkin Public Library made a special presentation at the Ark. The Friends donated bookshelves and filled them with books for the children and families to use while living at the Ark. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:32:09 EST Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant application period open http://elkintribune.com/news/news_agricultural/150615142/Mary-Boyer-Sustainable-Food-and-Agriculture-Grant-application-period-open BOONE — Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) is calling for proposals for the 2015 Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant program. The purpose of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant is to strengthen the local food system by... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:06 EST