Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:56:30 EST 1800 Girls inspired by messages http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151552771/Girls-inspired-by-messages Monday night was a time for grown girls to share their stories and inspire younger girls, as the second annual Girls EmPowering Girls symposium was held in downtown Elkin. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:40:22 EST Fans prepare for Super Bowl http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151552601/Fans-prepare-for-Super-Bowl As the excitement surrounding Super Bowl XLIX continues to build, local residents prepare for parties, gatherings and overall merriment. Whether they're pulling for a certain team or simply watching it for the commercials, Sunday's game... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:30:21 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151569796/Local-sports-roundup WILKESBORO — East Wilkes earned another impressive Mountain Valley Athletic conference win, taking a 61-53 victory over Wilkes Central Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:30:22 EST Elkin women drop tough one to West http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151567577/Elkin-women-drop-tough-one-to-West MILLERS CREEK — West Wilkes shook off a bad first quarter to take a 53-49 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Elkin Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:26 EST Hawks defeat Elks 46-22 in MVAC wrestling dual http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151569834/Hawks-defeat-Elks-46-22-in-MVAC-wrestling-dual Traditional powerhouse West Wilkes traveled to Elkin on Tuesday evening to face a much younger and certainly smaller (in numbers) Elkin squad. The Hawks returned home to Millers Creek with probably much more respect for their opponents than they had... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:22 EST Rams claim top MVAC 1A spot http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151563591/Rams-claim-top-MVAC-1A-spot BOONVILLE — Starmount secured the top 1A berth in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference with a 39-34 win over Elkin Friday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:22 EST Rams claim two more victims http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151566635/Rams-claim-two-more-victims OLIN — Starmount recovered from a slow start to throttle 3A North Iredell, 66-41, in a nonconference basketball game Wednesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:05:22 EST Elkin claims MVAC titles http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151497909/Elkin-claims-MVAC-titles PILOT MOUNTAIN — Elkin swept the swimming titles at the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet Saturday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:55:24 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150950402/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 27Men's basketballWest Wilkes 77, Elkin 50Starmount 46, Ashe County 43 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:25 EST King reaches 1,000-point milestone http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151548187/King-reaches-1000-point-milestone MILLERS CREEK — Kody King reached 1,000 points for his varsity career with a backboard-shaking dunk late in the first quarter of Elkin's 77-50 loss to West Wilkes Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506136/Community-Calendar Jan. 29• Book Babies programs at the Elkin Public Library will be at 10:15 a.m. with Miss Wendy. Stories and songs for parents and the baby will last 20 to 25 minutes and is for babies age birth... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:23 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151506239/Stone-Mountain-News Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday, weather permitting at 9 a.m. If the weather is bad and the park is closed, there will be no service. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:30:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506181/Church-calendar Jan. 28• 7 p.m., Second Chance Church will hold its annual Month of Revival. Speaker will be Pastor Joe Mayes. Church located at 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:45:22 EST School board recognizes achievements http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151525184/School-board-recognizes-achievements A number of Elkin students and staff were recognized for their accomplishments at Monday's meeting of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:00:22 EST Healthcare affects tax refunds http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151516631/Healthcare-affects-tax-refunds As tax season approaches, many residents may be unaware of the changes for those who opted out, or bought in, to government health coverage in 2014. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:25:21 EST Elkin Elementary announces honor roll http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151506475/Elkin-Elementary-announces-honor-roll Elkin Elementary School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:25 EST Community supports family, toddler http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151495948/Community-supports-family-toddler On Jan. 31, Everleigh Metts celebrates her first birthday. It's also the day the local community will gather to show support for the Metts family at the Help Ev “Shake it Off” Benefit Concert. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:21 EST North Carolina’s Davis Whitfield to join NFHS staff http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151523639/North-Carolinas-Davis-Whitfield-to-join-NFHS-staff INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Davis Whitfield, commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) for the past five years, has been selected chief operating officer of the National Federation of State High School Associations... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:30:22 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151520083/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, January 26Men's basketballNorth Surry 83, Forbush 79Women's basketball Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:24 EST Surry reflects on another successful volleyball season http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151523076/Surry-reflects-on-another-successful-volleyball-season DOBSON — Putting together another winning season while also giving back to the community, Surry Community College's volleyball team recently wrapped up a successful year on and off the court. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:22 EST