Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:25:46 EST 1800 Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/153024491/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:35:23 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153024355/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having revival through April 24 at 7 p.m. Travis Lloyd will be preaching on Monday through Wednesday and Chris Park will be preaching Thursday and Friday. Pastor Ritchie Harris and the... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:35:22 EST Revival, with a green hue http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152971904/Revival-with-a-green-hue The well wishes from the other end of the telephone line last year gave me pause.“Happy Earth Day,” came the cheery closing as a gentleman bid me goodbye. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:50:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152917037/Stone-Mountain-News There will be a fundraiser for the Austin Community Center BROC meal site on Saturday at Thurmond Community Center from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be gospel singing with the Gospel Four, Couch Family, Heartsong and Nunn Family. You can get a meal of a hot... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:25:22 EST The glory of new beginnings http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152842606/The-glory-of-new-beginnings Spring is busting out all over. And in some unexpected places.I had to blink my eyes and refocus. I saw a tiny head sticking out of the side of my old oak tree next to the porch. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 04:35:21 EST Façade fate depends on residents’ voices http://elkintribune.com/news/editorial/152836904/Faade-fate-depends-on-residents-voices This isn't a new topic around town — that of what to do with the granite façade at 115 W. Main St. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:35:22 EST Cat planting and the Pony Express http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152737904/Cat-planting-and-the-Pony-Express You've seen them and so have I. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 04:40:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152638503/Stone-Mountain-News Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. Pastor Terry Foster and the congregation invite you to attend. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:10:22 EST Not in the script http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/152578477/Not-in-the-script Ray sprang to attention at the end of a staff meeting that had dragged on for too long to allow for full concentration. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:00:21 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 South’s biscuits rising again http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152498512/Souths-biscuits-rising-again Nearly three and a half decades ago in Cleveland, Ohio, we stopped one morning at a Big Boy restaurant — the North's version of Shoney's — for breakfast. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:10:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152403123/Stone-Mountain-News You can sign your kids up to play ball at the Austin Ball Park on the next two Saturdays, March 21 and 28 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 more than four in the same family. Ages 5... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:30:21 EST The day they drive ol’ Dixie down http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152363309/The-day-they-drive-ol-Dixie-down Word has reached my hometown news desk that the city of Charlottesville, Va., home of that highly ranked college basketball team (aargh), earlier this month dropped its Lee-Jackson holiday that had been observed each January. City workers no longer... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 01:35:21 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/152257687/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor, Wed, 11 Mar 2015 03:05:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152258527/Stone-Mountain-News You can sign your kids up to play ball at the Austin Ball Park on the next three Saturdays, March 14, 21, and 28 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... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:30:21 EST The business of government http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion/152224588/The-business-of-government It's a tough call. Coke or Pepsi. The beach or the mountains. Chocolate or vanilla. Great taste, less filling.And may I add one more. Business incentives — yes or no. Mon, 9 Mar 2015 02:25:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152127750/Stone-Mountain-News There will be a chicken stew fundraiser for the Baker/Spicer family on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Traphill Fire Department. There will be lots of good food, music, games and fun. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:30:23 EST A biblical plague upon my house http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152093020/A-biblical-plague-upon-my-house Any old-time, fire-and-brimstone preacher would gasp in envy over the orations that I've been enjoying this winter. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:25:22 EST