Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:39:33 EST 1800 Starmount partners winners in fall statewide competition http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150936544/Starmount-partners-winners-in-fall-statewide-competition RALEIGH — Seven North Carolina high school students won highest honors in the statewide Hop on the BUS! Business Plan competition. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:38:02 EST Elkin men, women fall to Forbush http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150934455/Elkin-men-women-fall-to-Forbush Shannon Holden had 16 points and Kala Doub added 11 as visiting Forbush defeated Elkin, 62-51, in a nonconference game Wednesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:16:06 EST G-Force runs the Rosy Cheeks 5k http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150932874/G-Force-runs-the-Rosy-Cheeks-5k MOUNT AIRY — The Elkin Elementary School girls running program, G-Force, ran in the Rosy Cheeks 5k on Saturday in Mount Airy. Eight girls in the G-Force program competed in the 3.1-mile race. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:16:04 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 14:06:03 EST 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 14:03:06 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 14:03:04 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 it defeated Elkin, 71-38, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:01:09 EST Lee Ann Womack, Trampled By Turtles to perform at MerleFest 2015 http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/150935528/Lee-Ann-Womack-Trampled-By-Turtles-to-perform-at-MerleFest-2015 WILKESBORO — MerleFest, slated for April 23-26, 2015, has announced Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and festival circuit favorites Trampled By Turtles as part of the music festival's lineup. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:44:10 EST Police investigating shooting http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150932971/Police-investigating-shooting Elkin Police responded to a reported shooting on Luxbury Lane in Elkin on Wednesday at 9:31 p.m. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:21:05 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