Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:43:28 EST 1800 Pillowcase dresses called ‘God’s work’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50435464/Pillowcase-dresses-called-Gods-work STATE ROAD — Making pillowcase dresses for children is an expression of God's love at work in people's lives, said a group of women at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in State Road. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:33:09 EST Police Briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-localnews1/50494254/Police-Briefs According to a release from the Elkin Police Department, the following arrests and citations happened the week of Aug. 25-Sept. 1. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:36:04 EST Silly Putty incident leads to charges http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50495623/Silly-Putty-incident-leads-to-charges Eric James Smith of Thurmond was charged Friday with felony drug charges and resisting arrest. It all allegedly started with a 50-cent container of Silly Putty. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:28:10 EST Annual Jonesville Flea Market pulls in the buyers http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50474675/Annual-Jonesville-Flea-Market-pulls-in-the-buyers JONESVILLE — The third annual Jonesville Flea Market held at Lila Swaim Memorial Park during the weekend was packed on Saturday — more than 60 vendors sold wares of collectibles, tools, and items new and old to all ages. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:17:07 EST Superintendent thanks commissioners http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50494459/Superintendent-thanks-commissioners YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County commissioners made quick work of the four items on the board action agenda at their meeting on Monday, approving a sheriff's office budget amendment and a contract amendment with CW Electric involving the... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:50:11 EST Library card sign-up month set http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451719/Library-card-sign-up-month-set A library card is a child's ticket to academic achievement. Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways to ensure a child's academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:04:08 EST ECS brings new staff on board http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50436438/ECS-brings-new-staff-on-board Elkin City Schools began the school year recently by adding a list of 10 new hires to continue in the what ECS educators describe as a “Journey of Significance.” Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:21:04 EST Cabinet-making class begins in September http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50480581/Cabinet-making-class-begins-in-September MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College will offer a custom cabinet-making class beginning Sept. 8 and ending Dec 15 with Roy High as the instructor. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:28:05 EST Cabinet-making class begins in September http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50440136/Cabinet-making-class-begins-in-September MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College will offer a custom cabinet-making class beginning Sept. 8 and ending Dec 15 with Roy High as the instructor. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:01:09 EST Learn how to build your own violin from scratch http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50439828/Learn-how-to-build-your-own-violin-from-scratch MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College is offering a violin-making I/luthier class starting in the fall at the Center for Public Safety, located at 1220 State St., in Mount Airy. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:51:12 EST New medical facility to provide ‘a choice’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50447567/New-medical-facility-to-provide-a-choice With the area seeing the addition of three urgent care medical facilities within a few months — two being opened by Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital — the third, Mid-Atlantic Quick Care opening Sept. 8, is hoping to give area residents... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:58:07 EST ECS names top positions http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50435884/ECS-names-top-positions Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently announced a reorganization of the central office leadership team after the Elkin City School Board of Education met in closed session on Monday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:53:07 EST Photography exhibit at Elkin library http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451622/Photography-exhibit-at-Elkin-library ELKIN — The 2014 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Elkin Public Library during the month of September. The contest is sponsored by all member libraries of the... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:07 EST Harlem Wizards to kick off Yadkin County United Fund campaign http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451437/Harlem-Wizards-to-kick-off-Yadkin-County-United-Fund-campaign YADKINVILLE — The Harlem Wizards will make two special appearances — Sept. 20 at Starmount High School at 7 p.m. and on Sept. 27 at Forbush High School at 7 p.m. — to help Yadkin County United Fund kick off this year's annual... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:45:12 EST Stolen tractor recovered http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50451263/Stolen-tractor-recovered HAMPTONVILLE — On Aug. 21, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Melvin Dwayne Cummings, 48, of Jonesville, and charged him with one count of felony larceny, one count of felony obtaining property by false pretense, one count of... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:32:05 EST Mountain Park High School class of 1952 http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451169/Mountain-Park-High-School-class-of-1952 The Mountain Park High School class of 1952 celebrates its 62nd reunion at The Lantern restaurant in Pilot Mountain on Aug. 23. Attending are, front row, from left, Dickie Southard, Tommy Cockerham, Dorothy Simmons, Jackie Trexler; second row, Rose... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:30:08 EST Northern Hospital announces new president, CEO http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450559/Northern-Hospital-announces-new-president-CEO MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Trustees of Northern Hospital of Surry County has appointed Ned Hill as the hospital's new president and chief executive officer, effective Oct. 6. Hill brings 13 years of experience in the health care industry,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:29:08 EST Red Cross issues safety tips for labor day weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450424/Red-Cross-issues-safety-tips-for-labor-day-weekend GREENSBORO — Many people will be taking road trips, spending time at the beach and having cookouts this weekend. The American Red Cross offers safety tips to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:21:04 EST Thirteen Wayne Farms facilities honored with safety awards http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450193/Thirteen-Wayne-Farms-facilities-honored-with-safety-awards OAKWOOD, Ga. — Thirteen Wayne Farms' facilities were recently honored by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council for outstanding safety performance by implementing innovative and effective safety and health programs at the 2014... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:20:08 EST Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309111/Down-the-River-Road Without a doubt, we are a very festive people here in the Yadkin Valley. We have festivals for wine, for pumpkins, for fiddles, for farming, for leaves, for apples, for a television show, for a deep-dish pie…you get the idea. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:09 EST