Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:38:15 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506136/Community-Calendar Jan. 29• Book Babies programs at the Elkin Public Library will be at 10:15 a.m. with Miss Wendy. Stories and songs for parents and the baby will last 20 to 25 minutes and is for babies age birth... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:23 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151506239/Stone-Mountain-News Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday, weather permitting at 9 a.m. If the weather is bad and the park is closed, there will be no service. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:30:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506181/Church-calendar Jan. 28• 7 p.m., Second Chance Church will hold its annual Month of Revival. Speaker will be Pastor Joe Mayes. Church located at 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:45:22 EST School board recognizes achievements http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151525184/School-board-recognizes-achievements A number of Elkin students and staff were recognized for their accomplishments at Monday's meeting of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:00:22 EST Healthcare affects tax refunds http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151516631/Healthcare-affects-tax-refunds As tax season approaches, many residents may be unaware of the changes for those who opted out, or bought in, to government health coverage in 2014. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:25:21 EST Elkin Elementary announces honor roll http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151506475/Elkin-Elementary-announces-honor-roll Elkin Elementary School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:25 EST Community supports family, toddler http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151495948/Community-supports-family-toddler On Jan. 31, Everleigh Metts celebrates her first birthday. It's also the day the local community will gather to show support for the Metts family at the Help Ev “Shake it Off” Benefit Concert. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:35:21 EST HCMH cuts ribbon on new facility http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151489149/HCMH-cuts-ribbon-on-new-facility JONESVILLE — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital staff, Jonesville government officials and a large number of local residents turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly opened urgent care facility Sunday. The facility marks the first of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:55:21 EST McCulloch graduates from Clemson University http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482957/McCulloch-graduates-from-Clemson-University CLEMSON, S.C. — Diana Macon McCulloch of Elkin graduated Dec. 18, 2014, from Clemson University. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151463744/Community-Calendar Jan. 26• 6 to 8 p.m., DivorceCare, a support group, will begin meeting every Monday at 147 Carter Mill Road, Elkin. Those attending can find support and information if they are hurting from the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:55:21 EST School board turned chef http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151483093/School-board-turned-chef Kindergartners at Mountain Park Elementary School responded with a spontaneous “OOOHHH!” when they saw Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves and school board members, Clark Goings, Earlie Coe and Dr. Terri Mosley, dressed in their chef hats and... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:30:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151463752/Church-calendar Jan. 26• 5 to 7 p.m., free community meal at Christ Lutheran Church, 421 Winston Road, Jonesville. This month's menu is soup, sandwiches and desserts. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:45:21 EST Highway headaches take a toll http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151482895/Highway-headaches-take-a-toll Well, don't that beat all.Word has reached this hometown news desk that folks are debating whether to eliminate tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:10:21 EST Which shoes are easier? http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482832/Which-shoes-are-easier Mountain Park Elementary School third-graders test the friction of wearing their sneakers vs. wearing flips flops on carpet, tile and concrete. Then they held a discussion about which was easier or harder and why. Third-graders discovered why students... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:05:22 EST Friction slows travel http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482763/Friction-slows-travel Mountain Park Elementary School third-graders were given the task to build a ramp using any available resources. They were then given a car to run down the ramp. Students measured the distance in inches that the car traveled on carpet, tile, wax paper... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:00:21 EST Jackson speaks at Rotary http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151443998/Jackson-speaks-at-Rotary Submitted photo Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:00:21 EST DivorceCare place for support http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151444004/DivorceCare-place-for-support A new session of the DivorceCare group will begin Monday at the Elkin Baptist Association from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:00:21 EST Library’s ‘Frozen’ party an overwhelming success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151481133/Librarys-Frozen-party-an-overwhelming-success After several days of warmer temperatures, things cooled off late last week creating just the right setting for a “Frozen” party at the Elkin Public Library. The popularity of the Disney movie has yet to abate and the library was overrun... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:10:23 EST Counting marshmallows http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151483115/Counting-marshmallows After watching the “Hot Chocolate” segment from “The Polar Express,” Mountain Park Elementary School kindergartners enjoyed an adding activity called “A Mug of Math” using marshmallows and “pretend” cups... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:35:21 EST Studying matter tastes good http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151482968/Studying-matter-tastes-good Third-grade students at Mountain Park Elementary SChool enjoyed a lesson on physical changes and states of matter. Students used Oreos, chocolate and sprinkles to discover how adding heat changed the chocolate from a solid to a liquid. After dipping... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:35:22 EST