Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:36:42 EST 1800 Cardboard city volunteers raise $12K http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150637557/Cardboard-city-volunteers-raise-$12K As temperatures dipped into the 30s on Saturday evening, a number of volunteers got a brief glimpse into what it would be like to be homeless on a cold winter night. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:03:09 EST Hardy Brothers make large donation to SCC http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150614918/Hardy-Brothers-make-large-donation-to-SCC DOBSON — Hardy Brothers has given Surry Community College's Truck Driver Training and HVAC programs a huge boost with the gift of a 2007 Peterbilt tractor and enclosed trailer along with three refrigeration trailer units. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:51:05 EST Friends create library for Ark http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150625637/Friends-create-library-for-Ark On Oct. 27, the Friends of the Elkin Public Library made a special presentation at the Ark. The Friends donated bookshelves and filled them with books for the children and families to use while living at the Ark. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:32:09 EST Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant application period open http://elkintribune.com/news/news_agricultural/150615142/Mary-Boyer-Sustainable-Food-and-Agriculture-Grant-application-period-open BOONE — Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) is calling for proposals for the 2015 Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant program. The purpose of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant is to strengthen the local food system by... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:06 EST Pilot program allows hunters to sign up for duck blinds before hunts http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150614866/Pilot-program-allows-hunters-to-sign-up-for-duck-blinds-before-hunts RALEIGH — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:49:10 EST Local hospital, EMS personnel lead presentation http://elkintribune.com/news/health/150632187/Local-hospital-EMS-personnel-lead-presentation ELKIN — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Stroke Care Coordinator Emily Parks RN, CCRN and Emergency Medical Services Assistant Director Myron Waddell RN, BSN, EMT-P lead a nationally web-based presentation on behalf of the North Carolina Stroke... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:08:06 EST The Walker Center presents ‘An Olde English Christmas’ http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150615047/The-Walker-Center-presents-An-Olde-English-Christmas WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present “An Olde English Christmas” with Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone on Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:57:07 EST Roselli offers ‘Salad Delight’ in time for Thanksgiving http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150596352/Roselli-offers-Salad-Delight-in-time-for-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving at the Roselli house was more of an event than a gathering. Granny Roselli would make a turkey, accompanied by spaghetti with meatballs and sauce. Papa Roselli would prepare his signature sweet stuffing, made from pound cake crumbs as... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:54:05 EST New roles announced for riverkeeper organization http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150615414/New-roles-announced-for-riverkeeper-organization WINSTON-SALEM — Yadkin Riverkeeper has announced that Will Scott is now a Yadkin Riverkeeper and Terri Pratt will serve as executive director. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:11:05 EST Hospital recognized for surgical, pneumonia care http://elkintribune.com/news/health-home_top-news/150613599/Hospital-recognized-for-surgical-pneumonia-care The Hugh Chatham 2014 Leadership class met on Wednesday and was greeted with several announcements from CEO Paul Hammes. Hammes said he was proud to share with the group that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital was recently recognized as a top performer... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:49:06 EST Prevent a fire from ruining Thanksgiving http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150609452/Prevent-a-fire-from-ruining-Thanksgiving With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, most people are more concerned with making sure their dishes are served to perfection than they are with fire safety. According to Theresa Knops, fire and safety educator with the Elkin Fire Department,... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:32:10 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150597679/Church-calendar Nov. 21-22• 8 a.m. until, a sale of clothing, furniture, odds and ends, shoes and more, with nothing costing more than $20, will be held at Central Surry Volunteer... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:50:04 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150613891/Community-calendar Nov. 21• 10 a.m. to noon, Surry Community College will host a Health Care Job Fair. There are vacancies for certified medical assistants, certified nursing assistants, registered nurses,... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:49:05 EST Police chief offers tips for holiday safety http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150611254/Police-chief-offers-tips-for-holiday-safety JONESVILLE — The holiday season is packed with shoppers rushing around, trying to find that special gift or delicious treat in time for their gatherings. With everyone out and about, spending money and leaving town, protecting oneself and home... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:24:05 EST WorkForce Carolina has taken a new name — WorkForce Unlimited http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150615532/WorkForce-Carolina-has-taken-a-new-name--WorkForce-Unlimited MOUNT AIRY — WorkForce Carolina, Inc., a full service staffing firm, announced that it will begin operating under the name of its affiliate staffing firm, WorkForce Unlimited, LLC. The name change will be effective Dec. 22. WorkForce Unlimited... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:17:04 EST Hat day held http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150615382/Hat-day-held Mountain Park Elementary School holds hat day to support United Fund recently. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:11:07 EST Mountain Park honor roll named http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150615279/Mountain-Park-honor-roll-named STATE ROAD — Mountain Park Elementary School has announced its honor roll students. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:09:04 EST Hanging of the greens http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150614673/Hanging-of-the-greens Town of Elkin employee Randy Gilliam makes sure a holiday wreath is placed securely atop the street lamp on Main Street in downtown Elkin Thursday morning as town employees got downtown in the holiday spirit. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:45:08 EST Commissioners approve county transportation plan http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150584735/Commissioners-approve-county-transportation-plan The Yadkin County commissioners made quick work of three budget items on the action agenda at their meeting on Monday evening. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:18:03 EST There’s still time to select a 2015 Medicare drug plan http://elkintribune.com/news/health/150609740/Theres-still-time-to-select-a-2015-Medicare-drug-plan RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and the staff of SHIIP, the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program, are reminding Medicare beneficiaries of a very important deadline. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:59:08 EST