Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:20:46 EST 1800 Foster parent receives conviction http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151590960/Foster-parent-receives-conviction YADKINVILLE — In the case that led to an investigation into the Wilkes County Department of Social Services, a conclusion has finally been reached for foster parent Randy Galyean, who was living in Boonville at the time of the incident leading... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:35:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151551140/Community-Calendar Jan. 30• 10:15 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds Pre-school Story Hour will be “Out of the Box.” Call 336-835-5586. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:55:22 EST January is school board appreciation month http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151565179/January-is-school-board-appreciation-month What makes a school board effective? School board members have a commitment to a vision of high expectations for student achievement. The board members have strong shared beliefs and values about every student's ability to learn. They support... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:50:21 EST Church prepares for annual ‘Super’ blood drive http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151544082/Church-prepares-for-annual-Super-blood-drive On Sunday, many folks will gather around the television to pull for their favored team on the gridiron. Before settling in for the Super Bowl, the staff of Elkin First Baptist Church encourages the community to donate blood in its annual drive through... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:15:23 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151551150/Church-calendar Feb. 13• 6:30 p.m., Swaims Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary will have a “Valentines Dinner.” Spaghetti, lasagna, salad, deserts and drinks will be served. Carry-out is available at... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:45:22 EST Road work ahead http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151564743/Road-work-ahead Workers with Allis Concrete Construction, LLC closed sections of downtown Elkin earlier in the week. According to Allis employee Scott Lanning, the company was resurfacing manhole covers. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:20:21 EST Girls inspired by messages http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151552771/Girls-inspired-by-messages Monday night was a time for grown girls to share their stories and inspire younger girls, as the second annual Girls EmPowering Girls symposium was held in downtown Elkin. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:40:22 EST Fans prepare for Super Bowl http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151552601/Fans-prepare-for-Super-Bowl As the excitement surrounding Super Bowl XLIX continues to build, local residents prepare for parties, gatherings and overall merriment. Whether they're pulling for a certain team or simply watching it for the commercials, Sunday's game... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:30:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506136/Community-Calendar Jan. 29• Book Babies programs at the Elkin Public Library will be at 10:15 a.m. with Miss Wendy. Stories and songs for parents and the baby will last 20 to 25 minutes and is for babies age birth... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:23 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151506239/Stone-Mountain-News Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday, weather permitting at 9 a.m. If the weather is bad and the park is closed, there will be no service. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:30:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506181/Church-calendar Jan. 28• 7 p.m., Second Chance Church will hold its annual Month of Revival. Speaker will be Pastor Joe Mayes. Church located at 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:45:22 EST School board recognizes achievements http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151525184/School-board-recognizes-achievements A number of Elkin students and staff were recognized for their accomplishments at Monday's meeting of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:00:22 EST Healthcare affects tax refunds http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151516631/Healthcare-affects-tax-refunds As tax season approaches, many residents may be unaware of the changes for those who opted out, or bought in, to government health coverage in 2014. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:25:21 EST Elkin Elementary announces honor roll http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151506475/Elkin-Elementary-announces-honor-roll Elkin Elementary School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:25 EST Community supports family, toddler http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151495948/Community-supports-family-toddler On Jan. 31, Everleigh Metts celebrates her first birthday. It's also the day the local community will gather to show support for the Metts family at the Help Ev “Shake it Off” Benefit Concert. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:21 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... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:55:21 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 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