Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:19:43 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152556279/Community-Calendar March 27• 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held at East Wilkes High School, 13315 Elkin Highway, Ronda. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:55:21 EST Century Care makes changes at Chatham Nursing http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152577452/Century-Care-makes-changes-at-Chatham-Nursing With the addition of a new wing, new ownership and new executive director, Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation is making changes and declaring that it is improving every day. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:20:22 EST Charity Methodist hosts Maundy Thursday service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152554514/Charity-Methodist-hosts-Maundy-Thursday-service Just in time for Easter, area churches are teaming up to bring Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper to life. For the fourth time in five years, Charity United Methodist Church, along with Maple Springs United Methodist Church, will... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:10:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152556345/Church-calendar March 27• 5 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 451 Winston Road, Jonesville, will have a free community meal. Menu is breakfast for supper. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:45:21 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152579037/Police-briefs • Tisha Lynne Ward, 40, of Luffman Road in Ronda, was cited for second-degree trespassing on March 21, after reportedly walking onto the premises of Walmart. The loss prevention manager advised Elkin officers that Ward was on the property while... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:20:21 EST Sneetches parade around school http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152565640/Sneetches-parade-around-school At Mountain Park Elementary School, Mrs. Arrington's prekindergarten class dresses up as Sneetches for the Dr. Seuss parade. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:50:21 EST Read Across America recognized http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152564203/Read-Across-America-recognized Students at Mountain Park Elementary School celebrate Read Across America week.Students at Mountain Park Elementary School celebrate Read Across America week. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:10:21 EST Elkin Raiders compete strong in the ‘Best of the Best’ http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152577032/Elkin-Raiders-compete-strong-in-the-Best-of-the-Best RIDGEWAY, Va. — On March 21, the Elkin High School JROTC Raider team traveled two hours to Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway, Virginia, to compete against 27 of the best schools in the 4th Brigade. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:05:23 EST Egg drop test http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152563047/Egg-drop-test Mountain Park Elementary School third-graders ended Dr. Seuss week with an egg drop STEM experiment. Students created a container that would protect an egg during the drop. The eggs were dropped on mulch and cement. Four groups were able to create a... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:40:22 EST Elkin board holding special meeting http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152558494/Elkin-board-holding-special-meeting The Elkin Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Town Hal in the Conference Room. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:25 EST Train wreck stuns neighbors http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152562944/Train-wreck-stuns-neighbors Residents near N.C. 268 received a shock Tuesday when several train cars derailed and overturned on an embankment. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:21 EST Man charged in Jonesville burglary cases http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/152561580/Man-charged-in-Jonesville-burglary-cases On March 23, at around 2 p.m., the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a residence on Woodruff Road regarding an alarm call. As the deputy was en route, a neighbor on Woodruff Road called and reported a suspicious suspect leaving a... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:10:23 EST Precinct changes could be made http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152558013/Precinct-changes-could-be-made PILOT MOUNTAIN — County election officials are considering combining and realigning a number of precincts in the municipalities this year, as well as the potential of opening a fourth early voting site slated for Pilot Mountain. But they want... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:40:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152538580/Community-Calendar March 26• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Track Session with NC Department of Travel & Tourism. Sponsored by Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce at the Yadkin Center. For more information, call... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:55:21 EST Serving up a slice http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152518423/Serving-up-a-slice After much anticipation for pizza lovers in the Jonesville community, Village Inn Pizza has finally opened its doors. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:10:21 EST Charity auction planned for Sloan family http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152507062/Charity-auction-planned-for-Sloan-family Vestal Auctions, in collaboration with members of the local community, will host an auction benefiting Jonesville Police Officer Matt Sloan and his family. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:15:21 EST ECS congratulates students, teachers http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152531824/ECS-congratulates-students-teachers Monday was a night of recognition for students and teachers from Elkin City Schools at the monthly school board meeting. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:35:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152538433/Stone-Mountain-News Saturday is the last date you can sign your kids up to play ball at the Austin Ball Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $30 per player, $60 for a family up to four players with $10 for any over four in the same family. Ages 5 & 6 play Tee-Ball, 7... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:10:25 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152538603/Church-calendar March 27• 6 p.m., doors open for “Movie Night” at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 210 Oak Grove Road, Elkin. Tickets are $3 children (18-7); $5 adults, those 7 and under... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:45:24 EST Brines and Rubs: Getting under the skin with Rebecca Sivak http://elkintribune.com/news/news_agricultural/152540601/Brines-and-Rubs:-Getting-under-the-skin-with-Rebecca-Sivak BOONE — Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) announces its second HomeGrown Workshop of 2015, featuring Rebecca Sivak, culinary professional of Fire & Flavor of Athens, Georgia. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:20:21 EST