Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Mon, 25 May 2015 18:08:29 EST 1800 Here come the judge(s) http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153640975/Here-come-the-judge(s) Neither man nor beast is safe, as the old saying goes, while the legislature is in session in Raleigh. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:25:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153580013/Stone-Mountain-News The Couch family will have a singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 6 p.m. Wed, 20 May 2015 01:25:21 EST The granddaddy in Elkin moving on http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/153540934/The-granddaddy-in-Elkin-moving-on A clothing store favored by grownups has little to interest a restless little boy. But I found one thing in a store here in the hometown one time that grabbed my attention. Mon, 18 May 2015 03:00:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/153445845/Stone-Mountain-News Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic within the boundaries of Stone Mountain State Park. Campers are encouraged to come as they are. Wed, 13 May 2015 13:00:22 EST Yes, we do talk religion here http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153402800/Yes-we-do-talk-religion-here Our little Bible study group on campus one time befriended a newly arrived student from Asia. After a few meetings, including a weekend group outing, the Asian student was heard to comment, “You sure do talk a lot about religion... Mon, 11 May 2015 03:20:21 EST Mom and the $20 bill http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153263695/Mom-and-the-$20-bill With old white guys, like me, fallen out of favor in some quarters these days, there's been chatter around, particularly on the Internet, about replacing an old, dead, white guy portrayed on our U.S. currency with a woman. Mon, 4 May 2015 02:15:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153179830/Stone-Mountain-News The Traphill Masonic Lodge #483 will have its 15th annual Captain's Choice Golf Tournament at Stone Mountain Golf Club on Saturday. Registration is from 11 a.m. to noon and lunch from noon to 1 p.m. with tee time at 1 p.m. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:55:21 EST Crazy campers build hometown dream http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153137273/Crazy-campers-build-hometown-dream Amid tranquil, rolling, green farmland just north of the hometown, something crazy is going on. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:10:23 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/153137255/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor,The sun broke through the fog and the race was on! Last Saturday, April 18, over 300 runners and walkers were joined by volunteers, families and friends for the 2015 Habitat HAMMER Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:10:22 EST 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