Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:32:37 EST 1800 Rams beat Cards, 5-1 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150294812/Rams-beat-Cards-5-1 RONDA — Angel Romero scored twice in the first half as Starmount defeated East Wilkes, 5-1, in a Mountain Valley Conference game Thursday evening. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:13:05 EST Virginia tractor trailer accident causing backups on I-77 northbound in Surry County http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news/150289882/Virginia-tractor-trailer-accident-causing-backups-on-I-77-northbound-in-Surry-County PILOT MOUNTAIN — Motorists traveling on I-77 Northbound into Virginia are advised to seek alternate routes after a tractor trailer accident in Virginia closed a portion of the interstate Friday morning near the state line. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:20 EST Walmart teacher rewards appreciated http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150271018/Walmart-teacher-rewards-appreciated JONESVILLE — Local teachers from Jonesville and Elkin elementary schools benefited this week from a Walmart Teacher Rewards Program in which local Walmart staff raised money for the teachers to help supplement school supplies. The funds were... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:53:06 EST Senior center gets a face lift http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150269261/Senior-center-gets-a-face-lift JONESVILLE — Jennifer Hemric, director of the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, said the center received a $1,000 grant from the Duke Energy Retiree Foothill Chapter that made a difference by providing a recent face-lift. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:02:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150277333/Church-calendar Oct. 24• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Genesis Church fellowship hall, Sparger Road, Mount Airy, will be the site for a spaghetti lunch/dinner. Dine in or carry out/delivery for five... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:50:06 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150277409/Community-calendar Oct. 24• 10:15 a.m., “Preschool Story Hour” for 2 & 3 year olds and 11:15 a.m. for 4 & 5 year olds at the Elkin Public Library. Theme is “Night Wings”... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:49:04 EST Odum challenging Atkinson for sheriff http://elkintribune.com/news/news-politics/150280829/Odum-challenging-Atkinson-for-sheriff Graham AtkinsonEditor's Note: Graham Atkinson, a Democrat, was born and raised on a farm in the Siloam community, where he still lives today. He is a Surry Central High School graduate with a... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:02:04 EST Two school board members to say farewell Monday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150277078/Two-school-board-members-to-say-farewell-Monday Elkin City Schools has cancelled a joint meeting planned next Monday with the Surry County Commissioners and ECS Board of Education, and rescheduled for Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. The school board will hold its regular scheduled board meeting Monday at 6... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:38:04 EST ‘Henry the Mountain Lion’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150270670/Henry-the-Mountain-Lion Elkin Middle School teacher of the year Angela Adams will speak about her book, “Henry the Mountain Lion,” on Sunday at the Elkin Public Library and how lessons from a former and present day mountain lion is a reality and steeped in... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:23:10 EST Elkin tennis advances http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150267808/Elkin-tennis-advances Elkin advanced to the third round of the 1A playoffs with a 5-1 win over Pine Lake Prep at Elkin Municipal Park Tuesday. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:00:19 EST Friday night previews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150268092/Friday-night-previews Starmount (5-3, 3-1) at East Wilkes (2-6, 1-3), 7:30Last year's result: Starmount 55, East Wilkes 7 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:00:09 EST Browns celebrate 50th anniversary http://elkintribune.com/news/anniversaries/150278154/Browns-celebrate-50th-anniversary Dean and Wanda Cook Brown of Yadkinville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30 with a 6:30 p.m. dinner party at The Meeting Place, Elkin, attended by family and friends. The couple were married Aug. 30, 1964, at Oak Grove Baptist... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:45:07 EST Eagles move past Rams, 3-1 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150274129/Eagles-move-past-Rams-3-1 BOONVILLE — Everything started off fine Tuesday evening for the Starmount volleyball team as the defending state champions met Lincoln Charter in a 1A second-round match. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:00:16 EST EHS classmates celebrate half a century at reunion http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150243343/EHS-classmates-celebrate-half-a-century-at-reunion JONESVILLE — Elkin High School graduates recently celebrated their 50-year class reunion at the Jonesville Fairfield Inn and Suites, Elkin/Jonesville, with 55 classmates in attendance and a total of 92 people overall. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:41:06 EST ECS holds career fair http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150271002/ECS-holds-career-fair Elkin City Schools students celebrated career fair this week with several local businesses in attendance at Elkin High School. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:51:11 EST Brendle, O’Dell challengers for clerk of court http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150277887/Brendle-ODell-challengers-for-clerk-of-court Rebecca BrendleEditor's Note: Democrat Rebecca Brendle is seeking re-election as Surry County's Clerk of Superior Court, a position she has held since January 2013. Prior to being... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:32:05 EST VFW posts plan events http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150251068/VFW-posts-plan-events The Veterans of Foreign Wars local posts will be participating in multiple events in the coming weeks. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:08:18 EST ReVision: Inspired Fabric Design Exhibit comes to Yadkin Cultural Arts Center http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150280555/ReVision:-Inspired-Fabric-Design-Exhibit-comes-to-Yadkin-Cultural-Arts-Center YADKINVILLE — ReVision: Inspired Fabric Design Exhibit is coming to the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. The old world fabrics and their reinventions by Valdese Weavers will be on exhibit in Welborn Gallery through end of year. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:57:09 EST Bus drivers honored http://elkintribune.com/news/news-news_education/150280500/Bus-drivers-honored Mountain Park Elementary honored its bus drivers during National School Bus Driver's Week by giving them baskets of mums. The faithful drivers are Debbie Money, Cathy Hull, principal, and Ellen Angell. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:06 EST Bras for a cause http://elkintribune.com/news/health-local_features-news/150099043/Bras-for-a-cause A local business owner has come up with a creative and fun way to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer research. Angela Day, owner of Ivy Ridge Traditions gift shop in North Wilkesboro and Elkin, will be inviting customers for... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:59:07 EST