Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:14:22 EST 1800 Peace pole to be erected in Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50653921/Peace-pole-to-be-erected-in-Elkin A peace pole will be placed during a ceremony Wednesday as part of the International Day of Peace celebration on the greenway between Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church and Elkin Creek. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:53:05 EST Board OKs PGW extension http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50672479/Board-OKs-PGW-extension DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners took a “middle of the road” approach to a request by Elkin's Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) to extend the deadline on its incentive package, choosing to give the company a break on... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:01:10 EST Jonesville working on sidewalk plan http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50653802/Jonesville-working-on-sidewalk-plan JONESVILLE — Jonesville Town Manager Scott Buffkin said the town has been busy working with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) to develop a Comprehensive Pedestrian Transportation Plan. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:01:07 EST Morrison competition demonstrates pathos in art http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50649598/Morrison-competition-demonstrates-pathos-in-art This piece of art at the recent Clifford Morrison Art competition won in the 2-d category — first place, “her sunday best” by Celeste Springthorpe Tsaklis. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:47:05 EST JROTC holds yearly change of command ceremony http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50649582/JROTC-holds-yearly-change-of-command-ceremony The Elkin High School JROTC will hold a change of command ceremony Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and senior cadet Aaron Sturdivant will be pinned the highest rank of battalion commander and lieutenant colonel. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:40:09 EST Jonesville Police Brief http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50629713/Jonesville-Police-Brief The Jonesville Police report for the first week of September is as follows.• On Sept. 6, Jeremiah Wade Welborn Jr. of Vine Street was cited with driving with revoked license. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:36:07 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50657199/Church-calendar Today through Sept. 17• 7 p.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, Elkin, presents fall revival with Alex McFarland. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:50:09 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50657456/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:49:05 EST Pardue-Whittington wed at Pilgrim Baptist Church http://elkintribune.com/news/weddings/50620590/Pardue-Whittington-wed-at-Pilgrim-Baptist-Church Katherine Pardue and Patrick Whittington were married at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Wilkesboro. The Rev. Blake Meyer officiated. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:45:08 EST Burger Night: A Love Story http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50657351/Burger-Night:-A-Love-Story Food lovers might not necessarily put burgers at the top of their list when it comes to unique, gourmet dining, but one local chef is quickly changing that. A 20-year veteran of working in restaurant kitchens, Ryan Kunkel has created something of a... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:27:04 EST All NCHSAA finals in Chapel Hill in 2015 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50593003/All-NCHSAA-finals-in-Chapel-Hill-in-2015 CHAPEL HILL — Commissioner Davis Whitfield of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed this week that the eight NCHSAA basketball championship games culminating the 2014-15 season will all be played in Chapel... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:01:07 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50641100/Stone-Mountain-News Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. Donald Ball will be the guest speaker. Pastor Steve Stolzfus invites you to worship with them. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:48:12 EST Heather’s Hope event Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50653160/Heathers-Hope-event-Saturday A local woman who once needed the community's support by way of votes on a popular TV show is now in need of a more vital kind of support. A fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday to raise funds for life-saving brain surgery for former American... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:26:14 EST Schedule, results announced http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50654579/Schedule-results-announced *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, September 15Men's soccerElkin 9, Alleghany 0North Wilkes 2, East Wilkes 0 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:01:04 EST Macemore legacy lives on in race http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50649998/Macemore-legacy-lives-on-in-race YADKINVILLE — Saturday, the Race More for Macemore will be held for the second time. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:59:13 EST Falcons remembers Debbie Greene http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50637939/Falcons-remembers-Debbie-Greene EAST BEND — Tuesday night, Sept. 23, is Pink Night at Forbush High School. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:58:07 EST Huskies slow down Rams http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50649382/Huskies-slow-down-Rams BOONVILLE — Miguel Ramos scored three goals and Cesar Ruiz scored twice as Ashe County sped past Starmount, 7-2, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Monday night. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:56:09 EST Parker, Atkins derail Bailes at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50638773/Parker-Atkins-derail-Bailes-at-Friendship The dominance of Ross Bailes at Friendship Motor Speedway has been at least temporarily halted as Ron Parker of Belwood won the SeCA Crate Late Model feature and Ryan Atkins of Mount Airy won the FUEL Racing Series feature. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:47:05 EST Elkin rips Alleghany http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50649579/Elkin-rips-Alleghany SPARTA — Elkin improved to 2-6-1 (2-1 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference) with a win over Alleghany Monday night.Elkin is at Surry Central Wednesday at 6. They host Starmount Thursday at 5:15. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:55:05 EST Defense the word at Starmount this season http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50629126/Defense-the-word-at-Starmount-this-season BOONVILLE — For 12 years and through four state championships, Starmount has been known for its offense.Not this year. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:01:22 EST