Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:49:23 EST 1800 Tennis under way http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152188446/Tennis-under-way MOUNT AIRY — Mount Airy took the final doubles tennis match and a 5-4 nonconference win over East Wilkes Wednesday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:24 EST Man charged with forgery, larceny http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/152195595/Man-charged-with-forgery-larceny Wesley Jennings Royall, 30, of Hamptonville, was arrested on Wednesday by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with five felony counts forgery of endorsement, five felony counts of obtain property by false pretense and five misdemeanor... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:10:23 EST Elkin students make honor band http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152195710/Elkin-students-make-honor-band More than 150 students from around Surry County auditioned Tuesday for a spot in the Surry County honor band. Sixteen students from Elkin Middle and Elkin High School were accepted. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:10:21 EST Coaches and players camps at Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152187881/Coaches-and-players-camps-at-Elkin The 2015 Elkin Coaches Camp will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Elkin High School Fieldhouse. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:40:22 EST Not their night http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152174774/Not-their-night BOONVILLE — Daivien Williamson had 18 points and Zaire Williams added 14 as Winston-Salem Prep defeated Starmount, 59-49, in a third-round 1A West matchup Tuesday night. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:35:22 EST Cutest Pet Contest has begun http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152130091/Cutest-Pet-Contest-has-begun For the fourth consecutive year, Animal Ark is the primary sponsor of The Elkin Tribune's Cutest Pet Contest. Animal Ark makes sure some of the area's cutest pets are healthy and happy, and they want readers to share their photos of the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:00:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152125116/Community-Calendar March 4-5• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sculptor Lisa Clague will hold a free workshop in the ceramics studio in building E-162 at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. An artist talk/slide... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:55:22 EST Poet’s memories of Vietnam linger http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152145044/Poets-memories-of-Vietnam-linger What began as a source of therapy after Vietnam soon became an outlet to battle dyslexia and raise awareness for Dr. Bill Blackley. After 40 years of writing, the culmination of Blackley's poetry will be available in “Lingering... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 03:05:22 EST Whistling Dixie http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152147221/Whistling-Dixie As a southern boy I iconized spitshine, square shoulders, brocadeeagles and Lugared holsters. I idolizedtrouser-creased soldiers in overseascaps, John Phillip Souza, parades, BB Wed, 4 Mar 2015 03:00:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152125137/Church-calendar March 4-8• 7 p.m. nightly, 11 a.m. Sunday, Missions conference at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 220 Calvary Road, Ronda. Preaching will be Bro. Larry Adams and different missionaries each... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:45:22 EST Operation Medicine Drop is back on http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152128516/Operation-Medicine-Drop-is-back-on Don't know what to do with unused bottle of pills? The Elkin Police Department is partnering with Walmart and Riverkeepers of North Carolina to conduct a Medicine Drop on March 16.Along with Safe Kids North... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:00:21 EST Patricio-Mariani unite in marriage http://elkintribune.com/news/weddings/152127254/Patricio-Mariani-unite-in-marriage Courtney Kay Patricio and Matthew David Mariani exchanged vows June 14, 2014, at The Carolina Club in Chapel Hill.The groom's mother, the Rev. Rebecca Husband Maynard, officiated. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 01:15:22 EST Burch Station access officially opens http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152122481/Burch-Station-access-officially-opens Paddlers and fishermen of the Yadkin River will enjoy learning that a new access point has been constructed. Located just off of N.C. 268, the access point is an ideal location for commercial or individual paddlers looking to spend the day on the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:10:21 EST Youth Art Expo opens on Friday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152153774/Youth-Art-Expo-opens-on-Friday The Foothills Arts Council will host its fifth annual Youth Art Expo on Friday, featuring art from area students. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:15:21 EST All-MVAC women’s team named http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152124819/All-MVAC-womens-team-named Several area women were listed when the all-Mountain Valley Athletic Conference team was named. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:10:22 EST Elkin season ends at Hiawassee Dam http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152153677/Elkin-season-ends-at-Hiawassee-Dam MURPHY — “It was an adventure,” Elkin coach Derek Carter said of his team's trip to face 1A West No. 2 seed Hiawassee Dam Monday night. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:05:25 EST It’s Schumak again http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152152588/Its-Schumak-again CHAPEL HILL — Elkin senior Matthew Schumak lost his first bout of the season, but went on to become a three-time state champion at the North Carolina Fencing League championships held at McDougle Middle School Saturday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:05:22 EST All-MVAC http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152124948/All-MVAC Several local players earned Mountain Valley Athletic Conference honors this season.Starmount senior James Ashley and head coach Rocky Horton picked up Player of the Year and Coach of the Year honors. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:00:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152127750/Stone-Mountain-News There will be a chicken stew fundraiser for the Baker/Spicer family on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Traphill Fire Department. There will be lots of good food, music, games and fun. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:30:23 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152124035/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, March 3Men's basketball Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:15:22 EST