Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:03:59 EST 1800 Opening day for market http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153004672/Opening-day-for-market The Elkin Farmer's Market kicked off for the season on Saturday with eager crowds surrounding the booths. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:05:21 EST Surry faculty member co-authors article http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153009356/Surry-faculty-member-co-authors-article DOBSON — Surry Community College psychology instructor, Wally Prichard, was a co-writer of an article titled, “Functional Brain Networks Formed Using Cross-Sample Entropy Are Scale Free” that recently ran in the neuroscience journal,... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:40:21 EST Important to leave fawns and other young wildlife alone http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/153009018/Important-to-leave-fawns-and-other-young-wildlife-alone RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people to enjoy wildlife with respect and caution, as encounters with wildlife increase in the spring, when many species bear young. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:00:21 EST Court house renovation tops county agenda http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153008905/Court-house-renovation-tops-county-agenda The Surry County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to consider a more than $200,000 project to renovate the historic Dobson courthouse. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:20:23 EST Mom: Texting distraction behind son’s death http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153008920/Mom:-Texting-distraction-behind-sons-death With the driving and distractions of proms looming in around a week for some local schools, North Surry and Surry Central students received a haunting message from the bereaved mother of East Surry Student Christian Gage Edwards. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:50:26 EST New park a Spring Folly crowd pleaser http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153008888/New-park-a-Spring-Folly-crowd-pleaser DOBSON — This year Dobson's fourth annual Spring Folly focused participants on the town's newest community resource, Dobson Square Park. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:50:23 EST Yadkin Elite bringing home trophies http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/152963222/Yadkin-Elite-bringing-home-trophies Yadkin Elite Girls AAU, a new travel team in the Yadkin area, has grown from seven players to 12 in a short time, with a mix of fifth- and sixth-graders. Eight of those 12 are future Starmount High School students, and two are Elkin... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:50:24 EST State Road man shot, killed http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152989558/State-Road-man-shot-killed A State Road man was reportedly fatally injured following a shooting that began due to a domestic dispute on Thursday night. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:00:21 EST Yadkin Bots tournament set for Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152937470/Yadkin-Bots-tournament-set-for-Saturday EAST BEND — With the second round of scrimmages now complete, the teams at all of the Yadkin County elementary and middle schools are now making their final adjustments for the first Yadkin Bots Tournament to be held Saturday at Forbush Middle... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:35:21 EST Cruise-in fundraiser planned at Precision Customs http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152964081/Cruise-in-fundraiser-planned-at-Precision-Customs Before the popular cruise-ins get started downtown, Precision Customs & Body Shop is offering the community a chance to enjoy unique cars while supporting charities. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:30:21 EST Shooters headed to state tourney http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/152923154/Shooters-headed-to-state-tourney Two Elkin middle-schoolers and the high school team will be moving on to the state shooting tournament next weekend following first-place finishes at the district level. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:10:21 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152961644/Police-briefs • While conducting a joint checkpoint with Jonesville and Elkin police departments on April 12 at the Gwyn McNeil Bridge, officers observed a white truck traveling West on Standard Street. The vehicle came to the intersection of Standard Street... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:45:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152966364/Church-calendar Now-April 19• 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays, Millers Creek Baptist Church will present worship art exhibit “Encounters with God: Biblical Scenes of Worship and... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:45:23 EST Reenactors honor 150th anniversary at Appomattox http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152966727/Reenactors-honor-150th-anniversary-at-Appomattox A Boonville reenactor's cannon saw its first live action in front of a crowd April 9 as it was used during part of the real-time reenactment of the firing of “the last guns from the Army of Northern Virginia” during the Civil War 150... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:10:22 EST Drillers win spring World Series NIT http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/152962998/Drillers-win-spring-World-Series-NIT Carolina Drillers won the Spring World Series Championship NIT (Top Gun Sports) in Mooresville on April 11 and 12. Team members are Carley Puckett, Brooke Moore, Skylar Partin, Kaylee Hobgood, Riley Pennington, Lane Mccreary, Chloe Potts, Natalie... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:40:27 EST A pup and puppets http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152965905/A-pup-and-puppets A group of Elkin area preschoolers got a unique lesson in the importance of kindness by way of a puppet show based on a local author's story. Performers from Advance Baptist Church visited Elkin Presbyterian Preschool on Thursday to put on a... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:20:22 EST Rams fall to Lady Elks http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/152964087/Rams-fall-to-Lady-Elks The Starmount Lady Rams finally got back on the field Monday after no games were held due to weather last week and fell to their rivals Lady Elks of Elkin, 1-0. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:30:22 EST Town hears updates, proposals http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152960057/Town-hears-updates-proposals Town Hall had a full agenda Monday night during the monthly meeting of the Elkin Board of Commissioners, who met to cover topics ranging from updates to proposals to simply sharing ideas about future projects. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:25:21 EST Pushing limits http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152845298/Pushing-limits Until last fall, Elkin senior Daniel Brinegar thought baseball would be what he played beyond high school. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:10:21 EST Starmount, Alleghany top the course http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/152963601/Starmount-Alleghany-top-the-course Despite an overcast and drizzly day, Elkin and East Wilkes high schools hosted a conference golf match at Cedarbrook Country Club Monday. The match consisted of two nine-hole matches with Starmount topping the first round of play, and Alleghany... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:05:21 EST