Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:54:15 EST 1800 Outdoor drama shows journey of Christ http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150515626/Outdoor-drama-shows-journey-of-Christ For the fourth consecutive year, Marty Nixon and his wife Angela, along with congregation of the Arlington First Baptist Church in Jonesville, will perform their outdoor Christmas drama. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:26:11 EST Enchantment of Christmas lights up downtown http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150527889/Enchantment-of-Christmas-lights-up-downtown The excitement of Christmas is spreading through Historic Downtown Elkin as the local restaurants and merchants prepare for Light Up Night on Dec. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:44:14 EST Christmas parades and celebrations http://elkintribune.com/news/local_features/150561938/Christmas-parades-and-celebrations The holiday season will soon be in full swing and there are a number of parades and events that will take place in the area to celebrate this special time of year. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:33:17 EST A song in their hearts http://elkintribune.com/news/specialreport/150560537/A-song-in-their-hearts Nothing sets off the holiday season like a Christmas carol. Two area groups are rehearsing for what promises to be very special seasonal experiences. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:21:06 EST Wine, craft event draws shoppers to Fairfield Inn http://elkintribune.com/news/local_features/150560035/Wine-craft-event-draws-shoppers-to-Fairfield-Inn For the sixth consecutive year, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin Jonesville will host its winter wine and craft event. The event will host an assortment of activities for guests of all ages, including a special guest of honor: Santa Claus. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:40:09 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150672449/Church-calendar Nov. 29• 6 p.m., benefit gospel singing for the David Neal family at New Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2242 Caudle Mill Road, Yadkinville, with the Rev. Jesse Hunt. Bring canned food and... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:50:07 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150672496/Community-calendar Nov. 27-28• No programs at the Elkin Public Library. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:49:05 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150650728/Stone-Mountain-News Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will present the Hanging of the Green on Saturday at 6 p.m. There will be several groups singing and refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall afterwards. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:31:04 EST Retailers prepare for Black Friday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150645374/Retailers-prepare-for-Black-Friday As the busyness in the kitchen winds down and guests settle in with their stomachs full, Thanksgiving quickly transitions from turkey day to shopping day. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:56:09 EST Theo’s prepares Thanksgiving feast http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150666000/Theos-prepares-Thanksgiving-feast JONESVILLE — For the 18th year, Theo's Italian and Family Restaurant in Jonesville will be serving dinner to people in the community on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:40:07 EST Autumn brings the fall of tree seed http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150630776/Autumn-brings-the-fall-of-tree-seed RALEIGH — This autumn, tons of seed from many different tree species have hit the ground in record amounts. And squirrels weren't the only ones looking for it. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:57:05 EST Davis graduates http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150631589/Davis-graduates LYNCHBURG, Va. — Maxine Burgess Davis received a master's degree in Christian ministries from Liberty University, Lynchburg, in May. She is a theologian and has graduated from the Baptist Theological Seminary of Liberty University on Oct. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:37:03 EST Senior center to host Christmas Craft and Gift Show http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150629432/Senior-center-to-host-Christmas-Craft-and-Gift-Show JONESVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville will host a Christmas Craft and Gift Show on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Jonesville Historical Society. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:00:03 EST Second chance horses http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150638052/Second-chance-horses Carefully watching the 6-year-old thoroughbred Van Basten, better known on the Jumping H Farm as “Blue,” Nicole Huttar examines the symbioses between horse and rider. “By the second or third time around you looked a lot more... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:04:04 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150628524/Church-calendar Nov. 24• 5 to 7 p.m., free community meal at Christ Lutheran Church, 451 Winston Road, Jonesville. This month's menu includes ham, green beans, potatoes and desserts. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:50:07 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150628544/Community-calendar Nov. 24-25• 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Surry Community College Clay Club is offering a holiday fundraiser pottery sale in the J Building, first floor lobby, on the Dobson... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:49:03 EST World takeover, at a Lowe’s near you http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150632375/World-takeover-at-a-Lowes-near-you Once upon a time in a kind and gentle land where they had black-and-white TV and only three networks available over the air, the happy people of that land enjoyed what they called personal service. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:18:05 EST Author prepares for second book http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150624387/Author-prepares-for-second-book When local author Jayme Llewellyn sat down to write her first novel, she didn't tell a soul what she was up to. “I didn't want to tell everyone I was writing a book and then not finish it,” Llewellyn said. Fortunately she did... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:14:05 EST Cardboard city volunteers raise $12K http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150637557/Cardboard-city-volunteers-raise-$12K As temperatures dipped into the 30s on Saturday evening, a number of volunteers got a brief glimpse into what it would be like to be homeless on a cold winter night. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:03:09 EST Hardy Brothers make large donation to SCC http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150614918/Hardy-Brothers-make-large-donation-to-SCC DOBSON — Hardy Brothers has given Surry Community College's Truck Driver Training and HVAC programs a huge boost with the gift of a 2007 Peterbilt tractor and enclosed trailer along with three refrigeration trailer units. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:51:05 EST