Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:48:51 EST 1800 Friday night previews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50334141/Friday-night-previews Elkin (0-0) at Forbush (0-0), 7:30Last Year's Result: Elkin 24, Forbush 21 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:19:05 EST SCC offers classes in transmissions and small engines http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50363169/SCC-offers-classes-in-transmissions-and-small-engines DOBSON — Understanding and repairing automatic transmissions or small engines, such as lawnmowers, is a great money-saver and could be the beginnings of a new career. Beginning in August and September through Corporate and Continuing Education,... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:07:10 EST Production wraps for ‘The Longest Ride’ http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50366523/Production-wraps-for-The-Longest-Ride DOBSON — Cast and crew for the 20th Century Fox completed production of “The Longest Ride” with the final shots of the romance movie filmed at a Dobson residence.Production wrapped early Tuesday morning. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:41:07 EST Arlington seniors visit theater http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50365270/Arlington-seniors-visit-theater On Aug. 13, the seniors at Arlington First Baptist Church traveled to the Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theater to hear “Then Sings My Soul.” The seniors enjoyed lunch and uplifting music. Pastor Matty Ponce-de-Leon, front, center, had a wonderful... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:22:05 EST Gurganus-Culler to wed at Wrightsville Beach http://elkintribune.com/news/engagements/50364596/Gurganus-Culler-to-wed-at-Wrightsville-Beach Jack and Terri Gurganus of Rocky Mount announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin Lea, to Dylan Wiley Culler, son of Larry and Melissa Culler of State Road. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:46:08 EST Birth http://elkintribune.com/news/births/50364463/Birth Shella Kimberlynn Diane TolerKrystal Spicer and Joseph Toler of Jonesville announce the birth of their daughter, Shella Kimberlynn Diane Toler, on April 19 at 4:50 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:43:17 EST Schedule, results announced http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345408/Schedule-results-announced Tuesday, August 19Men's soccerMount Airy 10, East Wilkes 1Hibriten 4, Elkin 0Women's tennisElkin 7, Wilkes Central 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:57:08 EST Scholarships available for SCC certification courses http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50340641/Scholarships-available-for-SCC-certification-courses DOBSON — Surry Community College will be able to award 10 State Employees' Credit Union scholarships at $750 each for the 2014-2015 school year. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:16:09 EST SCC to hold GED graduation ceremony http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50340587/SCC-to-hold-GED-graduation-ceremony DOBSON — Surry Community College will hold its 25th annual High School Equivalency Graduation, formerly known as General Education Diploma or GED, on Sunday at 3 p.m. in the SCC Gymnasium, Dobson. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:14:18 EST Kids score book bags, supplies through charity event http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50319950/Kids-score-book-bags-supplies-through-charity-event Book bags and school supplies were distributed on Monday evening by local charity known for community give-aways. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:05:09 EST Principal of Year Tolbert challenges to be significant http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50320032/Principal-of-Year-Tolbert-challenges-to-be-significant Elkin City Schools Principal of the Year Pam Tolbert challenged educators to be significant for all the students upon their return to the school year in Elkin City Schools Convocation on Monday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:03:10 EST ECS to benefit from increased local funding http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50319008/ECS-to-benefit-from-increased-local-funding A guest speaker at Elkin City Schools Convocation on Monday, Surry County Commissioner Chairman Eddie Harris affirmed an increased amount of money was given this year for Surry County students and the Surry County public school systems. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:14:05 EST Teacher of Year Shepherd speaks at convocation http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50318487/Teacher-of-Year-Shepherd-speaks-at-convocation Elkin City Schools Teacher of the Year Mary Shepherd spoke at the Elkin City Schools Convocation on Monday morning, using the opportunity to pinpoint the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) initiative as one that has increased... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:39:04 EST Rhythm on Main dancers take top awards at Nationals http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50317868/Rhythm-on-Main-dancers-take-top-awards-at-Nationals Dancers from Rhythm On Main Dance & Gymnastics in downtown Elkin attended the USA National Dance Championship in Rock Hill, South Carolina, this summer and brought back several big awards. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:07:06 EST ECS holds convocation http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50317670/ECS-holds-convocation Elkin City Schools held a convocation ceremony in Dixon Auditorium on Monday that marked the opening of the 2014-15 school year and what Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe called a continued “journey of significance” for staff, school and... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:54:09 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50331977/Stone-Mountain-News Round Hill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Claude Lloyd from Rocky Ford is the guest speaker. Pastor Matthew Higgins and the congregation invite you to worship with them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:34:10 EST Elks young, but deep in 2014 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50285861/Elks-young-but-deep-in-2014 Elkin Coach Heath Foster expects as many as “six or seven” freshmen or sophomores to crack his starting 11 this fall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:11 EST Basketball sites selected for tourneys http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50317587/Basketball-sites-selected-for-tourneys CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has announced its two regional basketball tournament sites for the 2014-15 season. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:09 EST Elks open with win over Wilkes Central http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345260/Elks-open-with-win-over-Wilkes-Central WILKESBORO — Elkin tennis opened its 2014 season with a rain-shortened 7-1 win over Wilkes Central Tuesday.The Elks host East Wilkes Thursday. The singles matches are scheduled to begin at 4:30.Results Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:56:10 EST Rain stops East Wilkes match http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345434/Rain-stops-East-Wilkes-match RONDA — It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:06 EST