Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:38:32 EST 1800 Quilters make T-shirt keepsake http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153136292/Quilters-make-T-shirt-keepsake On a cool rainy day that would have been nicely spent covered up in a quilt, a group of ladies were busy learning how to construct their own quilt from old T-shirts. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:22 EST Steelman to lead United Fund http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153138428/Steelman-to-lead-United-Fund The Board of Directors of the Yadkin Valley United Fund announce that effective May 1 David Steelman will become the organization's executive director. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:05:21 EST Belk donates to C.B. Eller http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-news_education/153137532/Belk-donates-to-C.B.-Eller C.B. Eller Elementary School was selected by Belk of Elkin to receive 100 percent of the profits from the sale of angel ornaments. Chad Man, principal, accepts a check for $2,487 from Leon F. Baskerville, store manager of Belk in Elkin. On behalf of... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:40:21 EST Autism walk raises more than $40,000 http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139351/Autism-walk-raises-more-than-$40000 MOUNT AIRY — Cheers rang out from a group of volunteers at Riverside Park when Bridget Soots was informed that this year's Autism Walk had raised more than $40,000. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:15:22 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094928/ Mountain Park Elementary School's fifth grade recently enjoy a field trip to Surry Central to learn about body systems and the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Here, Kelsy Francis, Nancy Espino, Ethan Swaim, Devin Holsclaw, Ronnie Hartzog and... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:55:21 EST Mount Airy High hosts Special Olympics http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139305/Mount-Airy-High-hosts-Special-Olympics MOUNT AIRY — On Friday Mount Airy High School played host to the county's Special Olympics Spring Games for its second year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:24 EST Day stresses anyone can be a hero http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139293/Day-stresses-anyone-can-be-a-hero PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County Child Protection Team's first Child Abuse Awareness Day Friday at the Edward M. Armfield Civic and Recreation Center wanted children to know there are lots of heroes, including themselves. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:20 EST Elementary girls have spa day at Surry Community http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094573/Elementary-girls-have-spa-day-at-Surry-Community DOBSON — Around 35 girls were treated to a day of beauty with Cosmetology students at Surry Community College in March. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091804/Community-Calendar April 24• 10 to 11 a.m., FAFSA Friday is hosted by the Educational Opportunity Center and will be held in EOC Career Resources Lab, A-Building, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:22 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153094839/Police-briefs • On April 16, officers observed a vehicle with an expired registration plate. As the officer approached the vehicle, he detected a strong odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle. Michael Christopher Clark, 26, of Chavez Lane in Seven Springs,... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:55:21 EST Wine auction benefits HCMH Foundation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153042209/Wine-auction-benefits-HCMH-Foundation The date is drawing nearer for the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival and members of the community are gearing up for a weekend of events. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:15:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091821/Church-calendar April 25• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church will hold a church-wide yard sale in the hut behind the church, 116 N. Carolina Ave. Also being sold are breakfast, hot dog lunch... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:45:21 EST Funding cuts could affect parents, future student drivers http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153071413/Funding-cuts-could-affect-parents-future-student-drivers After recent budget renovations and funding disbursement changes, local schools could be forced with harsh decisions regarding driver's education versus teaching positions. What's even worse, parents could end up footing the... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:00:21 EST Students team up with Watershed NOW http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153093704/Students-team-up-with-Watershed-NOW As part of the week-long Earth Day awareness and celebration, Elkin Middle School teamed up with the Watershed NOW group to label and decorate storm drains around town. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:15:22 EST Fairfield gets fifth top award http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153100823/Fairfield-gets-fifth-top-award For the fifth year running, a local hotel has been named the top site in its chain of lodging facilities based on customer feedback, a first for its hotel company. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:35:21 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://elkintribune.com/quizzes/puppy1TRI Find out with the The Tribune's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:41:11 EST Surry Community conducting summer day camps http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153095490/Surry-Community-conducting-summer-day-camps DOBSON — Surry Community College has released its schedule for summer day camps running June through July. No matter what a child's age, or interest, they will find a camp program they will enjoy. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:20:21 EST Surry students to launch ‘egg rockets’ on Monday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153094875/Surry-students-to-launch-egg-rockets-on-Monday DOBSON — The Surry Community College Math Club is hosting its annual Egg Launch on Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the SCC Emergency Services Training Center on the Dobson campus. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:55:21 EST JROTC has successful fundraiser http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094285/JROTC-has-successful-fundraiser On April 16, the Elkin High School JROTC program had a spaghetti dinner to raise money. Two weeks prior to the event the cadets were given raffle tickets to sell for $10 dollars. Altogether, the cadets raised $1,200. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:45:22 EST Community input session planned for façade http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153070719/Community-input-session-planned-for-faade The rock façade is the topic of a community input session that will be held on Tuesday at Elkin Creek Vineyard. There will be two scheduled sessions available to attend. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:35:24 EST