Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 2 Sep 2014 23:09:29 EST 1800 Police Briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-localnews1/50494254/Police-Briefs According to a release from the Elkin Police Department, the following arrests and citations happened the week of Aug. 25-Sept. 1. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:36:04 EST Silly Putty incident leads to charges http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50495623/Silly-Putty-incident-leads-to-charges Eric James Smith of Thurmond was charged Friday with felony drug charges and resisting arrest. It all allegedly started with a 50-cent container of Silly Putty. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:28:10 EST Annual Jonesville Flea Market pulls in the buyers http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50474675/Annual-Jonesville-Flea-Market-pulls-in-the-buyers JONESVILLE — The third annual Jonesville Flea Market held at Lila Swaim Memorial Park during the weekend was packed on Saturday — more than 60 vendors sold wares of collectibles, tools, and items new and old to all ages. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:17:07 EST Superintendent thanks commissioners http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50494459/Superintendent-thanks-commissioners YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County commissioners made quick work of the four items on the board action agenda at their meeting on Monday, approving a sheriff's office budget amendment and a contract amendment with CW Electric involving the... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:50:11 EST McCormick, Cheek 1-2 at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50485857/McCormick-Cheek-1-2-at-Friendship Chase McCormick of Dobson held off Chris Cheek for the second straight week to claim the SeCA Crate Late Model feature at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:11:14 EST Goss, North Surry run past Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50485776/Goss-North-Surry-run-past-Elkin MOUNT AIRY — Dakota Goss ran wild as North Surry muscled its way past Elkin 31-6 to earn its first win of the season. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:37:04 EST Surry Central tops East Wilkes, 30-20 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50485707/Surry-Central-tops-East-Wilkes-30-20 DOBSON — The Golden Eagles downed East Wilkes, 30-20, Friday thanks to some big plays from the defense. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:32:06 EST Starmount wakes up, handles East Surry http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50472991/Starmount-wakes-up-handles-East-Surry BOONVILLE — “That looked like us.” So said Starmount Coach Scott Johnson as he walked off the field Friday night after a 38-15 win over East Surry Friday night. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:20 EST Library card sign-up month set http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451719/Library-card-sign-up-month-set A library card is a child's ticket to academic achievement. Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways to ensure a child's academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:04:08 EST ECS brings new staff on board http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50436438/ECS-brings-new-staff-on-board Elkin City Schools began the school year recently by adding a list of 10 new hires to continue in the what ECS educators describe as a “Journey of Significance.” Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:21:04 EST Schedule, results announced http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50461896/Schedule-results-announced *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, August 28Men's soccerBishop McGuinness 3, East Wilkes 2Women's tennis Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:20:12 EST Cabinet-making class begins in September http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50480581/Cabinet-making-class-begins-in-September MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College will offer a custom cabinet-making class beginning Sept. 8 and ending Dec 15 with Roy High as the instructor. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:28:05 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50462070/Local-sports-roundup RONDA — Host East Wilkes overcame a tough third set to finish off Wilkes Central, 3-1, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match Thursday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:16:09 EST Cabinet-making class begins in September http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50440136/Cabinet-making-class-begins-in-September MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College will offer a custom cabinet-making class beginning Sept. 8 and ending Dec 15 with Roy High as the instructor. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:01:09 EST Learn how to build your own violin from scratch http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50439828/Learn-how-to-build-your-own-violin-from-scratch MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College is offering a violin-making I/luthier class starting in the fall at the Center for Public Safety, located at 1220 State St., in Mount Airy. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:51:12 EST New medical facility to provide ‘a choice’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50447567/New-medical-facility-to-provide-a-choice With the area seeing the addition of three urgent care medical facilities within a few months — two being opened by Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital — the third, Mid-Atlantic Quick Care opening Sept. 8, is hoping to give area residents... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:58:07 EST ECS to have lunch pay portal http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top/50439538/ECS-to-have-lunch-pay-portal Elkin City Schools introduced new technology in the form of a payment portal that will allow parents to balance school meal payments in addition to tracking what their children are purchasing in the school cafeteria. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:36:08 EST ECS names top positions http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50435884/ECS-names-top-positions Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently announced a reorganization of the central office leadership team after the Elkin City School Board of Education met in closed session on Monday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:53:07 EST Hugh Chatham Express Care ribbon cut http://elkintribune.com/news//50447935/Hugh-Chatham-Express-Care-ribbon-cut Hugh Chatham Express Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday in Elkin with Director of Occupation Health Dr. Joseph Zastrow and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Bob Midkiff performing ceremonial... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:27:07 EST Photography exhibit at Elkin library http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451622/Photography-exhibit-at-Elkin-library ELKIN — The 2014 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Elkin Public Library during the month of September. The contest is sponsored by all member libraries of the... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:07 EST