Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:52:23 EST 1800 Richardson earns first win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/312177/Richardson-earns-first-win It was well into Sunday morning before the UCars finally got out onto the track at Friendship Motor Speedway. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECS band, choral director recognized for Education Excellence http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/326136/ECS-band-choral-director-recognized-for-Education-Excellence Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently presented the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Education Excellence Award to school system middle and high school choral and band director Tonya Smith. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkinville native earns Master’s Degree from Wake Forest University http://elkintribune.com/news/announcements/314659/Yadkinville-native-earns-Masters-Degree-from-Wake-Forest-University WINSTON-SALEM — Spencer Kayla Ashley graduated from Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences on May 19 with a Master of Arts degree in mathematics. Wake Forest is a private university located in Winston-Salem and is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lightning split with Tide http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/313233/Lightning-split-with-Tide GALAX, Va. — With several swimmers absent, the Elkin Wet Lightning earned a split with the Galax Maroon Tide Saturday.The Elkin women won 441-379, but the men fell 394-309. The combined score was 773-750 in favor of Galax. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber seeks 10-percent increase in new members http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-local-news-localnews1-news/326172/Chamber-seeks-10-percent-increase-in-new-members The new head of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce said it's vital for the business chamber to increase its membership over the course of the next year by a minimum of 10 percent. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hitting ‘enter’ to pull the trigger http://elkintribune.com/news/news/328534/Hitting-enter-to-pull-the-trigger DOBSON — Want to apply for a gun permit in your underwear? Soon, that will be an option. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 School system still waiting for budget finale http://elkintribune.com/news/news/326381/School-system-still-waiting-for-budget-finale Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe said he interprets House and Senate negotiations as being a stalemate after they came together recently, but have yet to reach a formal decision on the North Carolina Public Schools... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-local-news-localnews1-news/325649/Elkin-police-briefs The Elkin Police Department released records for arrests and citations issued during the week of July 14-19. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/307456/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 48 years and still running strong http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/301927/48-years-and-still-running-strong GERMANTON — Bill Tesh started racing in June of 1966 — just more than 48 years ago. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Little Shop’ opens Friday night http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/304470/Little-Shop-opens-Friday-night The cast members, musicians and directors of “Little Shop of Horrors” are putting the final touches on the show this week as they prepare for opening night. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://elkintribune.com/news/notice_box/329539/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Tribune is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making elkintribune.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board punts on courthouse contract http://elkintribune.com/news/news/328623/Board-punts-on-courthouse-contract DOBSON — After some discussion on the matter, the Surry County Board of Commissioners decided to take a “wait and see” approach and get more information before taking any action on a plan to provide much-needed improvements to the... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin tennis, softball, baseball, soccer registration info http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/311551/Elkin-tennis-softball-baseball-soccer-registration-info There are several registration dates approaching for events and sports leagues through the Elkin Recreation and Sports Department. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A passion for selling produce remains http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3916518/A-passion-for-selling-produce-remains Frizby Jim Childress, also a Finney, from his mother's side, he said, sells watermelons, seedless and non-seedless varieties, and produce, in a parking lot off of Bridge Street in downtown Elkin. Born in Elkin, he has been selling watermelons... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mineral Springs Park using historical markers to inform http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3914737/Mineral-Springs-Park-using-historical-markers-to-inform JONESVILLE — Historical markers placed in Mineral Springs Park in Jonesville in 2013 were another milestone in the grand scheme of elements designed to inform and teach about Jonesville history and celebrating its achievement and... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Introductory Quickbooks Pro Seminar offered at Yadkin Center http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/3914017/Introductory-Quickbooks-Pro-Seminar-offered-at-Yadkin-Center DOBSON — The Small Business Center of Surry Community College and the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce will offer a free introductory seminar titled “Setting Up Quickbooks Pro for Your Small Business” at The Yadkin Center, located... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SCC Business Center offers seminar on NC Sales and Use Tax http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/3913982/SCC-Business-Center-offers-seminar-on-NC-Sales-and-Use-Tax DOBSON — The Small Business Center of Surry Community College and the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce will offer a free seminar titled “Understanding North Carolina Sales and Use Tax” at The Elkin Center, located at 1461 N. Bridge... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3887522/Local-camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic Monday nights through July 28 at the Elkin Municipal Recreation Complex. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST