Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:14:01 EST 1800 Stolen truck smashes church; Elkin builder responds http://elkintribune.com/news/church-community-home_top-localnews1-news/50105609/Stolen-truck-smashes-church;-Elkin-builder-responds YADKINVILLE — A stolen vehicle smashed into a Yadkinville church resulting in more than $30,000 in damages.The incident happened on July 16 at about 4 a.m. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECS adds new staff additions http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50108241/ECS-adds-new-staff-additions Elkin High School announced recently the hiring of a new guidance counselor, Julie Gentry, and science teacher, Leslie Hooper. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Refurbish furniture or automotive seats at Pilot Center http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50104309/Refurbish-furniture-or-automotive-seats-at-Pilot-Center PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Community College is offering upholstery classes in commercial and automotive at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot Mountain, during the fall.Classes start in August and end in December. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Elkin Tribune print edition has new look http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50075752/The-Elkin-Tribune-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of The Tribune now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Little Shop’ wows audience http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50080032/Little-Shop-wows-audience ELKIN — This weekend's performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” was a smash success for Foothills Theatre. An estimated 200 guests attended just on opening night. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 70-mile sale a success http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50079485/70-mile-sale-a-success Shoppers from near and far spent time this weekend in search of clothing, household items and vintage treasures at the inaugural Take A Break From the Interstate three-day Road Market Sale. The 70-mile long sale was designed to boost traffic along the... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Beating the heat in olden days http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/50054373/Beating-the-heat-in-olden-days If you're looking for a way to cool off, how about this? Think back to January, when we had that two-week spell with snow and frigid wind and nighttime lows in the single digits. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fiddles Pub holds Monday open mic for musicians http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50073612/Fiddles-Pub-holds-Monday-open-mic-for-musicians Fiddles Pub began Monday open-mike night for musicians more than two weeks ago, with the intention of providing an informal atmosphere for local musicians to jam and be inspired. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jonesville High School Collection shows off greats http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50073537/Jonesville-High-School-Collection-shows-off-greats Jonesville Historical Society Chair Dr. Judy Wolfe and society member Charles Mathis spoke recently of the importance of establishing the John Wesley Mathis Jonesville High School Collection, one of the first in the Jonesville History... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids make the best of summertime concrete blues http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50043494/Kids-make-the-best-of-summertime-concrete-blues Young Deuce Townsend catches a shuttle pass from middle-schooler Ty Townsend. Meanwhile, Tyler Hayes, who is in high school, takes time to teach his young friend how to avoid the rush. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bandit’s Roost stirs to life the old and the new http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50025572/Bandits-Roost-stirs-to-life-the-old-and-the-new Bandit's Roost members spoke recently about their individual passions, motivations and influences and how those factors intertwine within the tapestry of their songs to portray and convey messages. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Goodwill’s Discovery Bike headed to Sturgis http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50053485/Goodwills-Discovery-Bike-headed-to-Sturgis The first week of August, Jody Goodwill of State Road will take a custom-built Discovery Bike, he designed, built and painted in only six weeks for a competition aired on the Discovery Channel, to the Sturgis Rally Motorcycle Tour in South... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cruise! Downtown Elkin with car show set for the weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50033774/Cruise-Downtown-Elkin-with-car-show-set-for-the-weekend Cruise! Downtown Elkin will be held on Saturday with the Backwater Band scheduled to play from 4 to 9 p.m.The band will play in Wells Fargo parking lot during the cruise-in. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Charity, businesses join for book bag drive http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-localnews1-news/50058220/Charity-businesses-join-for-book-bag-drive A local charity which has been accumulating book bags and school supplies for the needy said the distribution will be held on Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at the CenturyLink parking lot on North Bridge Street. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New business owners serve up nutrition http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-food-localnews1-local_features-news/50056835/New-business-owners-serve-up-nutrition A duo in downtown Elkin has opened a business at 209 E. Main St. hoping to shake up interest for living a healthier lifestyle. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECS band, choral director recognized for Education Excellence http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/326136/ECS-band-choral-director-recognized-for-Education-Excellence Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently presented the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Education Excellence Award to school system middle and high school choral and band director Tonya Smith. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber seeks 10-percent increase in new members http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-local-news-localnews1-news/326172/Chamber-seeks-10-percent-increase-in-new-members The new head of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce said it's vital for the business chamber to increase its membership over the course of the next year by a minimum of 10 percent. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hitting ‘enter’ to pull the trigger http://elkintribune.com/news/news/328534/Hitting-enter-to-pull-the-trigger DOBSON — Want to apply for a gun permit in your underwear? Soon, that will be an option. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/315034/Stone-Mountain-News Faith Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having Vacation Bible School this week Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School system still waiting for budget finale http://elkintribune.com/news/news/326381/School-system-still-waiting-for-budget-finale Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe said he interprets House and Senate negotiations as being a stalemate after they came together recently, but have yet to reach a formal decision on the North Carolina Public Schools... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST