Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:21:32 EST 1800 Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152638503/Stone-Mountain-News Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. Pastor Terry Foster and the congregation invite you to attend. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:10:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152634417/Community-Calendar April 1• 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale with everything $5 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Conference Room. Sponsored by Volunteer & Auxiliary... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:55:22 EST Master gardener offers planting tips http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152665301/Master-gardener-offers-planting-tips “My dad always gardened. I hated it,” said Master Gardener Joe Sloop. “When I got married, what's the first thing I did? I started a garden.” Wed, 1 Apr 2015 03:30:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152634433/Church-calendar Now-April 19• 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays, Millers Creek Baptist Church will present worship art exhibit “Encounters with God: Biblical Scenes of Worship and... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:45:21 EST Wilkes announces Hall of Fame inductees http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152663201/Wilkes-announces-Hall-of-Fame-inductees What began as a project to inspire youth has become a way for the community to recognize the achievements of Wilkes County residents. For the second year, Wilkes County Schools announced its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees of citizens with outstanding... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:25:21 EST Murder case from 1980 getting fresh look http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152657893/Murder-case-from-1980-getting-fresh-look Ever since Ronda Mechelle Blaylock's body was found in a wooded area of Surry County nearly 35 years ago, the identity of the person who murdered the 14-year-old — and why — has been shrouded in mystery. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:45:21 EST Trail sign erected http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152666318/Trail-sign-erected Erik Dahlager and Bob Hillyer install the directional signs on a new trail sign at the intersection of East Main and East Market streets. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:45:21 EST Granite façade faces demolition http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152655688/Granite-faade-faces-demolition A break in the conformity of Elkin's picturesque downtown buildings could be imminent after the town's board of commissioners voted for the approval to tear down the rock façade. After a heated discussion, the vote passed 3-2 in favor... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:15:21 EST Local doctor among weekend fatalities http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152657923/Local-doctor-among-weekend-fatalities The identities of two people who died in separate traffic-related incidents in Surry County during the weekend included a local doctor, according to updated information provided Monday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:21 EST SCC salutes student ambassadors for 2014-2015 http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152621904/SCC-salutes-student-ambassadors-for-2014-2015 DOBSON — The Surry Community College Ambassador Scholars Program recognizes outstanding students who serve as public relations representatives by hosting visitors, conducting tours, supporting special events and setting an example of excellence... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:05:21 EST SCC hosts Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 14 http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152622066/SCC-hosts-Advanced-Manufacturing-Day-on-April-14 DOBSON — Surry Community College is highlighting careers in Computer-Integrated Machining, Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Engineering Design Technology and Welding during Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 14, as a part of the North... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:20:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152622852/Community-Calendar March 30• 6 to 9 p.m., Opening an eBay Store will be explored in a hands-on course held at Center for Public Safety in Mount Airy. Participants will learn a step-by-step approach if they are... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:55:22 EST Free SBC seminars announced for April http://elkintribune.com/news/business/152621449/Free-SBC-seminars-announced-for-April DOBSON — The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be offering several free seminars and workshops in April at various locations in Surry and Yadkin counties. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:10:21 EST Debate ensues over proposed sales tax legislation http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152622722/Debate-ensues-over-proposed-sales-tax-legislation A state senate bill that would change how sales tax revenue is distributed statewide — and trumpeted as meaning more money for Surry County — apparently comes at a cost to municipal governments across the state, including Mount... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:30:21 EST Senate Bill would change sales tax distrubution http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152622712/Senate-Bill-would-change-sales-tax-distrubution State Sen. Shirley Randleman, who represents Surry, Stokes and part of Wilkes counties, is co-sponsoring a bill that could put more sales tax revenue in the hands of Surry County officials. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:05:21 EST Easter celebration a success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152629217/Easter-celebration-a-success Abstract Church hosts a successful community Easter celebration Sunday evening at Elkin Park complete with egg hunting, free food and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:20:21 EST Dancers hit the floor at Fiddler’s Convention http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152619269/Dancers-hit-the-floor-at-Fiddlers-Convention DOBSON — The sixth annual Surry Old Time Fiddler's Convention kicked off Friday night with plenty of toe-tapping music and dancing. All ages took to the dance floor and organizers said they were extremely pleased with the... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:35:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152622859/Church-calendar Now-April 19• 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays, Millers Creek Baptist Church will present worship art exhibit “Encounters with God: Biblical Scenes of Worship and... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:45:22 EST Not in the script http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/152578477/Not-in-the-script Ray sprang to attention at the end of a staff meeting that had dragged on for too long to allow for full concentration. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:00:21 EST Two persons dead in separate weekend accidents http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152629318/Two-persons-dead-in-separate-weekend-accidents Two persons died in connection with two unrelated incidents in Surry County Saturday. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:35:21 EST