Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:39:59 EST 1800 Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/315034/Stone-Mountain-News Faith Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having Vacation Bible School this week Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LeBron James and me — hometown buddies http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3916376/LeBron-James-and-me--hometown-buddies OK, so it's hard to see any kinship between LeBron James (6-foot-9, NBA superathlete) and me (shrunk down now to 5-foot-10, college dorm intramural athlete a long time ago). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A miraculous healing occurs http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion/3910559/A-miraculous-healing-occurs I met Dr. Jim Mahan in the spring of 1988. He had a boat and I had boat fever. We went out on Lake Norman in it. It did god; the motor ran and it didn't sink. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Walker surprises Berger, takes GOP nomination http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/3904652/Walker-surprises-Berger-takes-GOP-nomination A harsh Republican Party fight for a shot at an open North Carolina congressional seat goes to Mark Walker in a bit of a surprise to area Republicans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawmakers try to have it both ways http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion/3889004/Lawmakers-try-to-have-it-both-ways Budget conferees change their rhetoric on the role of government, but not the underlying policies that undermine it Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Courting two lovers http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3888839/Courting-two-lovers I have two lovers on the side. One is nearby and the other is farther away.When I can spare some time for them I try to split it up between the two. They compete for my attention, and I find their jealousy over me so cute. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Just wait till I hit age 100 http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/3871123/Just-wait-till-I-hit-age-100 My buddy in the church choir here in the hometown leaned over and remarked in awe: “100 years old. Wasn't that something?” Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Surprise! Pop quiz, job seekers http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/3849073/Surprise-Pop-quiz-job-seekers OK, I am now officially over the hill.That's because word has come to my hometown news desk that folks now have to take tests on the internet when they go looking for a job. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3827174/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have Vacation Bible School this week through Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday will be Fun Day with all kinds of games, fun and food beginning at 5 p.m. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Tri-Counties’ best secrets — revealed http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/3800496/Tri-Counties-best-secrets--revealed Every place has one, they say. A special place that the locals know well and love and would just as soon keep to themselves.A special place where there is good food, or good company, or good surroundings, or just good vibes. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/3788198/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3782936/Stone-Mountain-News Wayne Overcash will be bringing the message next Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3760691/Stone-Mountain-News The annual meeting at the Traphill Fire Department will be Friday at 7 p.m. All residents in the Traphill fire district are invited to attend this meeting but to vote you must have filled out the application before the meeting. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/3744025/Letter-to-editor Dear Editor, Fri, 30 May 2014 00:01:00 EST