Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 03:56:23 EST 1800 Calendar of Events http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150974545/Calendar-of-Events Jan. 17• Round Peak Vineyards, 765 Round Peak Church Road, Mount Airy, will host a Signature Series wine blending event during which participants can blend their own wine. The... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:35:29 EST Childers the winemaker behind Herrera success http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150849808/Childers-the-winemaker-behind-Herrera-success Local winemaker Kevin Childers was first introduced to wine when he worked at an Italian restaurant in college. He quickly learned to love wine and went on to work in retail sales at a wine shop before deciding to move to the production side of the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:30:38 EST Yadkin wineries celebrate winter reds http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150947952/Yadkin-wineries-celebrate-winter-reds Many wine lovers may plan to spend the winter months cozied up at home with their favorite vintage rather than out tasting wines like they do in the warmer months. Just because temperatures are chilly, it's no reason not to come enjoy the bounty... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:15:33 EST Sweet Home Carolina opens its doors http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150977340/Sweet-Home-Carolina-opens-its-doors The weekend before Christmas, the newest winery in the Yadkin Valley officially opened its doors. Wine enthusiasts from around the region were able to experience the magic of Sweet Home Carolina, located at 3423 Old U.S. 421 Hwy. E. in Yadkinville at... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:46 EST Valentine’s pairs wines and chocolates for romance http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150971081/Valentines-pairs-wines-and-chocolates-for-romance Love is in the air this Valentine's Day and what better way to celebrate than a great meal accompanied by a delicious North Carolina wine. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:42 EST Winemaker’s Corner http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/150987848/Winemakers-Corner Why do you drink wine? I hope it is because it tastes good. During the winter months, when the vines are dormant, red wines are in the barrel, and the winery visitors slow, I take the time to reflect back on the current vintage as well as past seasons... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:05:30 EST Surry wineries support one another http://elkintribune.com/news/onthevine/80071128/Surry-wineries-support-one-another Collaboration and solidarity has helped to make Yadkin Valley wineries successful and 2014 is expected to be a beautiful year for the wineries, but still full of challenges, said President of Surry Wineries Group and owner of Elkin Creek Vineyard... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:50:29 EST McCulloch graduates from Clemson University http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482957/McCulloch-graduates-from-Clemson-University CLEMSON, S.C. — Diana Macon McCulloch of Elkin graduated Dec. 18, 2014, from Clemson University. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151463744/Community-Calendar Jan. 26• 6 to 8 p.m., DivorceCare, a support group, will begin meeting every Monday at 147 Carter Mill Road, Elkin. Those attending can find support and information if they are hurting from the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:55:21 EST School board turned chef http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151483093/School-board-turned-chef Kindergartners at Mountain Park Elementary School responded with a spontaneous “OOOHHH!” when they saw Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves and school board members, Clark Goings, Earlie Coe and Dr. Terri Mosley, dressed in their chef hats and... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:30:21 EST HCMH cuts ribbon on new facility http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151489149/HCMH-cuts-ribbon-on-new-facility JONESVILLE — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital staff, Jonesville government officials and a large number of local residents turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly opened urgent care facility Sunday. The facility marks the first of... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:15:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151463752/Church-calendar Jan. 26• 5 to 7 p.m., free community meal at Christ Lutheran Church, 421 Winston Road, Jonesville. This month's menu is soup, sandwiches and desserts. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:45:21 EST Highway headaches take a toll http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151482895/Highway-headaches-take-a-toll Well, don't that beat all.Word has reached this hometown news desk that folks are debating whether to eliminate tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:10:21 EST Which shoes are easier? http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482832/Which-shoes-are-easier Mountain Park Elementary School third-graders test the friction of wearing their sneakers vs. wearing flips flops on carpet, tile and concrete. Then they held a discussion about which was easier or harder and why. Third-graders discovered why students... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:05:22 EST Friction slows travel http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482763/Friction-slows-travel Mountain Park Elementary School third-graders were given the task to build a ramp using any available resources. They were then given a car to run down the ramp. Students measured the distance in inches that the car traveled on carpet, tile, wax paper... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:00:21 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151476431/Local-sports-roundup The Eagles outscored the Elks by 10 in the second half as they defeated Elkin, 65-57, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tuesday night. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:10:21 EST Jackson speaks at Rotary http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151443998/Jackson-speaks-at-Rotary Submitted photo Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:00:21 EST DivorceCare place for support http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151444004/DivorceCare-place-for-support A new session of the DivorceCare group will begin Monday at the Elkin Baptist Association from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:00:21 EST Library’s ‘Frozen’ party an overwhelming success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151481133/Librarys-Frozen-party-an-overwhelming-success After several days of warmer temperatures, things cooled off late last week creating just the right setting for a “Frozen” party at the Elkin Public Library. The popularity of the Disney movie has yet to abate and the library was overrun... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:10:23 EST Starmount stops Elkin, 51-30 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151476196/Starmount-stops-Elkin-51-30 Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night.“They knew it was going to be tough,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said of his team. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:40:21 EST