Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:03:08 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 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 EES receives donation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152939019/EES-receives-donation Elkin Elementary School received a $500 donation on Wednesday thanks to Sedgewick Homes' Servant's Heart Program. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:50:23 EST Schools present budget proposals http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152968434/Schools-present-budget-proposals DOBSON — Surry County's commissioners heard requests for increased funding for the county's three school districts during a Tuesday night budget workshop. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:10:22 EST Gamma Psi holds recent meeting http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/152918859/Gamma-Psi-holds-recent-meeting YADKINVILLE — The Gamma Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:15:31 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152966323/Community-Calendar April 17• 10:15 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds Pre-school Story Hour will be “Rain Clouds.” Call 336-835-5586. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:30:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152916769/Community-Calendar April 16• 10 a.m., a ribbon cutting will be held at the newly renovated Yadkin Shore River Access located at the Yadkin River Bridge on U.S. 601 on the Yadkin/Surry County line. The event is... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:55:21 EST Façade deemed historic http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152922605/Faade-deemed-historic The question surrounding the historic listing of the rock façade, known as the former Greenwood Building at 115 W. Main St., has reached clarification, according to the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. In an email correspondence... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:55:21 EST Pumpkin festival discussion heats up http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152920019/Pumpkin-festival-discussion-heats-up Merchants from the downtown area met with the Pumpkin Festival planning committee on Tuesday to voice concerns over issues in recent events. The Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce reached out to merchants, inviting them to the meeting to present... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:50:22 EST