Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:28:48 EST 1800 Celebrate ‘Beary Scary Halloween’ at Grandfather Mountain http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150228655/Celebrate-Beary-Scary-Halloween-at-Grandfather-Mountain Frights and fun await kids at the Beary Scary Halloween festival Oct. 25 at Grandfather Mountain. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:52:07 EST Surry County Sports Hall of Fame 2014 inductees named http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150230530/Surry-County-Sports-Hall-of-Fame-2014-inductees-named DOBSON — The Surry County Parks and Recreation Department and the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame Committee announce the inductees for the 2014 class of the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame and Ring of Honor. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:15:06 EST Virtual Costume Contest accepting entries http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150197657/Virtual-Costume-Contest-accepting-entries Looking for a treat without the trick? Well look no further than www.elkintribune.com, where this week The Elkin Tribune is kicking off its latest online contest. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:58:08 EST Candidates competing for seat on school board http://elkintribune.com/news/news-politics/150214320/Candidates-competing-for-seat-on-school-board Early voting will begin Thursday for all seats in the Nov. 4 General Election, including seats for the Elkin City School Board of Education. There are two seats available in the ECS City District and one available in the ECS West... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:28:08 EST Tobacco out of the woods? http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150217702/Tobacco-out-of-the-woods I saw a golden (leaf) opportunity.A tobacco field lies just 30 feet from the edge of my porch. That has aroused some bemused curiosity among folks in the office down in the city who probably have never seen a tobacco plant. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:15:09 EST North Carolina Wing honors CAP World War II veteran from Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150217310/North-Carolina-Wing-honors-CAP-World-War-II-veteran-from-Elkin BURLINGTON — On Oct. 11, the North Carolina Wing staff members gathered to honor a Civil Air Patrol member who served the country during World War II. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:17:04 EST League elects Elkin mayor as first vice president http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150217292/League-elects-Elkin-mayor-as-first-vice-president RALEIGH — The North Carolina League of Municipalities elected Elkin Mayor Lestine Hutchens as its first vice president during the league's annual conference in Greensboro earlier this week. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:11:05 EST Elkin crushes West Wilkes, 49-13 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219818/Elkin-crushes-West-Wilkes-49-13 Elkin recovered quickly from an early 6-o deficit to down West Wilkes, 49-13, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game on Homecoming.It was the fourth straight win for the Buckin' Elks. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:20:09 EST Villain, Spartans claim 1A tennis titles http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219810/Villain-Spartans-claim-1A-tennis-titles Morgan Auger of Bishop McGuinness claimed the singles title and Courtney Mudge and Marisa Deininger of the Community School of Davidson claimed the doubles title at 1A regional play at Elkin Municipal Park Saturday. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 01:02:05 EST Rams roll to 3rd straight win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219736/Rams-roll-to-3rd-straight-win BOONVILLE — Visiting Starmount made short work of North Wilkes, racing to a 52-0 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference victory Friday night. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:22:07 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219751/ *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, October 16Men's soccerAshe County 9, East Wilkes 0Wilkes Central 5, Elkin 0 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:28:06 EST Huskies drop Cards, 48-14 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219695/Huskies-drop-Cards-48-14 WEST JEFFERSON – Connor Bowers tossed four touchdown passes and the Huskies added three more scores on the ground to remain undefeated, topping East Wilkes 48-14. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:50:06 EST Rams move past Cards, 3-0 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150219620/Rams-move-past-Cards-3-0 BOONVILLE — Seventh-seeded Starmount started their 2014 playoff run with a three-set win over East Wilkes Saturday. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:33:08 EST EHS crowns homecoming queen, holds parade http://elkintribune.com/news/news-photo_gallery/150214803/EHS-crowns-homecoming-queen-holds-parade Elkin High School's 2014 homecoming queen, Makayla Dimmette, left, hugs predecessor Katie Gibson just after the crowning moment. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:42:07 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150191773/Church-calendar Oct. 18• 7 a.m. until, Grassy Creek UMC fall bazaar will include items for sale include a country ham breakfast with all fixings, canned goods, baked goods, homemade candies,... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:50:08 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150191855/Community-calendar Oct. 17• 10:15 a.m., “Preschool Story Hour” for 2 & 3 year olds and 11:15 a.m. for 4 & 5 year olds at the Elkin Public Library. Theme is “I Like Bugs! 336-835-5586. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:48:08 EST Jonesville Police Report http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150197392/Jonesville-Police-Report Jonesville Police have reported the following arrests and incidents. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:44:07 EST Early voting set to begin for school board http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150182114/Early-voting-set-to-begin-for-school-board Early voting will begin next week for all seats in the Nov. 4 General Election, including the Elkin City Schools Board of Education. There are two seats available in the ECS City District and one available in the ECS West District. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:12:04 EST ECS celebrates school lunch week http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150190119/ECS-celebrates-school-lunch-week The goal of the National School Lunch Week held on Oct. 13-17 is to get kids excited about healthy foods and physical exercise according to Elkin City Schools. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:02:08 EST Memories brought to life http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150190183/Memories-brought-to-life Ninety-one-year-old Agnes Transou Hayes, born in 1923, recalled for Elkin Valley Trail Association members on Thursday what it was like hearing the daily stops of the Elkin and Alleghany Railroad that ran near her house and close to where she lived as... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:18:08 EST