Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:05:09 EST 1800 Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150641893/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, December 16Men's basketballStarmount 71, Elkin 38Women's basketball Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:38:07 EST BC volleyball Award of Excellence finalist http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150930258/BC-volleyball-Award-of-Excellence-finalist INDIANAPOLIS – Brevard College has been announced as one of 25 finalists for the NCAA Division II Award of Excellence for its volleyball team's commitment to fighting ovarian cancer and involvement with the Meme Brown Fight Like a Girl... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:20:05 EST Starmount grad earns All-America mention http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150930248/Starmount-grad-earns-All-America-mention OKLAHOMA CITY — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has tabbed Furman sophomore Ashton Gregory as an All-American Honorable Mention award recipient, the organization announced Wednesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:13:04 EST Elkin, Starmount split in Boonville http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150933669/Elkin-Starmount-split-in-Boonville BOONVILLE — Starmount jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and maintained control throughout as they defeated Elkin, 71-38, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:08:05 EST Yadkin president honored http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150933030/Yadkin-president-honored GREENSBORO — The Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 7-9 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Yadkin County Farm Bureau President Justin Somers was recognized... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:29:09 EST Christmas service provides escape from being merry http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150900694/Christmas-service-provides-escape-from-being-merry Christmas is not always a jolly time for everyone. Life's circumstances, such as death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job, depression, poverty and loneliness, create honest feelings that are less than joyful as the world around them screams... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:12:06 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150889035/Community-Calendar Dec. 18• 10:15 a.m., “Book Babies” at the Elkin Public Library. Program will last 20-25 minutes and is for babies age 0-24 months and their caregiver. 336-835-5586. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:54:04 EST Lion’s club serves visually impaired http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150890864/Lions-club-serves-visually-impaired The Elkin Lion's Club hosted its Visually Impaired Christmas Party at the First Baptist Church in Elkin Monday night. The event, featuring a meal, live music and a raffle for door prizes, was available free of cost to the visually impaired and... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:44:03 EST Parade winners named http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150889688/Parade-winners-named The Elkin-Jonesville Parade rolled to a close on Sunday afternoon, leaving children and adults with bags stuffed full of candy. The winners were announced after everyone had a chance to present their float, band or group to the judges. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:05:05 EST Don’t be a Grinch, support the zombies http://elkintribune.com/news/editorial/150887804/Dont-be-a-Grinch-support-the-zombies Creatures of science fiction may not be everyone's cup of tea, but when these “creatures” are making sure children in the community are going to experience a Christmas celebration that they might not otherwise have, then they should... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:50:05 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150888739/Church-calendar Dec. 20• 6 p.m., Zephyr Missionary Baptist Church will have its Christmas Program “The Miracle of the Birth of Jesus.” Church is located on Poplar Springs Road. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:46:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150883738/Stone-Mountain-News New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Undone” by Karen Slaughter, “Double Take” by Jenness Walker, “Texas Ranger Dad” by Debra Clopton, “Homecoming Blessings” by Merrillee... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:37:06 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150878717/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, December 15No events scheduledTuesday, December 16 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:01:03 EST Quilters make annual donation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150906284/Quilters-make-annual-donation The Foothills Quilters met Tuesday for their annual donation to The Ark. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:33:15 EST ‘Big A’ remembered at Starmount Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150885442/Big-A-remembered-at-Starmount-Saturday BOONVILLE — The Big A Wrestling Tournament — held Saturday at Starmount High School in the honor and memory of Starmount graduate Austin Macemore — was about something bigger than wrestling, championships and winning... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:58:08 EST Three runners qualify for state indoor meet http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150898318/Three-runners-qualify-for-state-indoor-meet DOBSON —Three Elkin runners qualified for the 1A/2A state indoor track and field meet on “a cold, blustery day” at the Surry Central Polar Bear meet Dec. 9. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:46:07 EST Prism expansion planned for January http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150899329/Prism-expansion-planned-for-January Downtown Elkin is growing thanks in part to Prism Medical Products. Prism is expanding from its existing location on Church Street to a second location on West Main Street. Along with the added space, Prism plans to create several new... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:28:06 EST All-MVAC football team named http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150887233/All-MVAC-football-team-named Mountain Valley Athletic Conference co-champions Starmount and Elkin dominated the MVAC all-conference football team. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:41:11 EST Bus riders recognized http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150878475/Bus-riders-recognized November Star Bus Riders at Mountain Park Elementary School are Hector Nava and Dario Bello. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:08:07 EST Star Climbers honored at Mountain Park http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150878492/Star-Climbers-honored-at-Mountain-Park The November Star Climbers from each class at Mountain Park Elementary School are Juan Loa-Ruiz, Grace Southard, Irving Martinez, AvaReese Branch, Makensie Walsh, Rebekah Love, Hannah McElveen, Cassie Sneed. Kaylin Moody, Cole Chrisley, Cloey Brannock... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:10:03 EST