Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:31:24 EST 1800 Leaders honored at Black History Month celebration http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152108946/Leaders-honored-at-Black-History-Month-celebration JONESVILLE — Community members gathered on Saturday to celebrate Black History Month with songs, skits and remembrances of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The program, coordinated by members of the Jonesville Historical... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:55:21 EST Tribune, Ripple writers honored by NC Press Assoc. http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152096216/Tribune-Ripple-writers-honored-by-NC-Press-Assoc. CHAPEL HILL — Staff members of The Tribune in Elkin and The Yadkin Ripple were recognized on Thursday night by the North Carolina Press Association at its annual conference and awards ceremony. Articles from both papers were selected from a pool... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:45:24 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152106984/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, February 25Men's basketball Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:10:24 EST Hospital provider in question http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news/152098872/Hospital-provider-in-question YADKINVILLE — A statement was released late Friday afternoon regarding operation of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The hospital facility is owned by the county and leased to a management company for operation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:20:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152055010/Community-Calendar Feb. 27• 11 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds and 4 & 5 year olds Preschool Story Hour will be “Let's Go to the Drive-In.” Call 336-835-5586. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:55:22 EST Grace Clinic names executive director http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152054643/Grace-Clinic-names-executive-director After 18 months of operating with an interim director, Grace Clinic has officially named its new executive director. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:20:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152055223/Church-calendar Feb. 28• City of Refuge Community Church in Millers Creek will be hosting its Youth Event “Saturday Night Live” Youth Jam at 6 p.m. Summit Trace will be leading the praise and... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:45:21 EST More snow blankets the area http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152067563/More-snow-blankets-the-area Another bout of winter weather blanketed the Elkin area Wednesday night and Thursday morning, leaving schools closed and businesses opening late, if at all. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:55:22 EST Hatchery supported trout waters closed to fishing http://elkintribune.com/news/outdoors/152003561/Hatchery-supported-trout-waters-closed-to-fishing RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close about 1,000 miles of hatchery supported trout waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Feb. 28 and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 4. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:22 EST Snow blowing up sports schedules http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152070897/Snow-blowing-up-sports-schedules Three rounds of the state basketball playoffs were supposed to be played this week.Several inches of snow have fallen across the state. Ice has complicated poor road conditions in many areas. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:05:21 EST Moving on http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152069292/Moving-on LINCOLN — Elkin women's basketball coach Derek Carter got four quarters out of his team Wednesday afternoon.“Little things we've struggled with all year we did well,” Carter said Wednesday night. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:20:21 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152043508/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, February 25Men's basketball Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:10:21 EST Twins turn 94 http://elkintribune.com/news/birthdays/152004710/Twins-turn-94 Twins Earleen East and Lorene Nixon celebrated their 94th birthdays on Feb. 15 with family and friends at Friendship Fellowship Hall in Elkin. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:40:21 EST Brannock named as one of the 40 Leaders Under 40 http://elkintribune.com/news/business/152003423/Brannock-named-as-one-of-the-40-Leaders-Under-40 MOUNT AIRY — Mike Brannock of WorkForce Unlimited was selected as one of the 40 Leaders Under 40 by The Business Journal. The 40 Leaders Under 40 were recognized at a reception Feb. 19 at the Bryan School of Business at... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:05:22 EST It’s a treasure hunt, mateys http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152002491/Its-a-treasure-hunt-mateys Mountain Park Elementary School fifth-graders go on a pirate treasure hunt by plotting points on a coordinate plane. Here, Karson Crouse, Noah Norman and Abigail Garza enjoy their hunt. Picture 2 features Laila Vo Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:40:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152000051/Community-Calendar Feb. 25• 11 a.m. to noon, rescheduled event for Melva Houston's Billie Holiday Tribute at Surry Community College. Melva Houston, a jazz and blues performer from Mount Airy, will perform... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:55:23 EST ECS recognizes achievements http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152021782/ECS-recognizes-achievements On Monday night, Elkin City Schools acknowledged several individuals and groups for their outstanding efforts. From students, to administration, to a principal, ECS has a lot to brag about. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:10:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152000060/Church-calendar Feb. 28• City of Refuge Community Church in Millers Creek will be hosting its Youth Event “Saturday Night Live” Youth Jam at 6 p.m. Summit Trace will be leading the praise and... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:45:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152002341/Stone-Mountain-News There was a great turnout at the Traphill Fire Department for the fundraiser for one of the firefighters, Charlotte Sloan, who lost her home to fire last week. If you couldn't make it because of the weather and would like to donate to this... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:35:21 EST Libraries announce annual photo contest http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152003765/Libraries-announce-annual-photo-contest The Northwestern Regional Library has announced its upcoming ninth annual traveling photography contest to be held on April 7 at the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:15:21 EST