Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:50:25 EST 1800 Second chance horses http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150638052/Second-chance-horses Carefully watching the 6-year-old thoroughbred Van Basten, better known on the Jumping H Farm as “Blue,” Nicole Hutter examines the symbioses between horse and rider. “By the second or third time around you looked a lot more... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:45:04 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150628524/Church-calendar Nov. 24• 5 to 7 p.m., free community meal at Christ Lutheran Church, 451 Winston Road, Jonesville. This month's menu includes ham, green beans, potatoes and desserts. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:50:07 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150628544/Community-calendar Nov. 24-25• 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Surry Community College Clay Club is offering a holiday fundraiser pottery sale in the J Building, first floor lobby, on the Dobson... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:49:03 EST World takeover, at a Lowe’s near you http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150632375/World-takeover-at-a-Lowes-near-you Once upon a time in a kind and gentle land where they had black-and-white TV and only three networks available over the air, the happy people of that land enjoyed what they called personal service. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:18:05 EST Author prepares for second book http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150624387/Author-prepares-for-second-book When local author Jayme Llewellyn sat down to write her first novel, she didn't tell a soul what she was up to. “I didn't want to tell everyone I was writing a book and then not finish it,” Llewellyn said. Fortunately she did... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:14:05 EST Elkin fencers dominant at Salem http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150641732/Elkin-fencers-dominant-at-Salem WINSTON-SALEM — The Elkin High School fencing team won a six-school meet held Saturday at Salem Academy in Winston-Salem. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:30:07 EST Cardboard city volunteers raise $12K http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150637557/Cardboard-city-volunteers-raise-$12K As temperatures dipped into the 30s on Saturday evening, a number of volunteers got a brief glimpse into what it would be like to be homeless on a cold winter night. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:03:09 EST Hardy Brothers make large donation to SCC http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150614918/Hardy-Brothers-make-large-donation-to-SCC DOBSON — Hardy Brothers has given Surry Community College's Truck Driver Training and HVAC programs a huge boost with the gift of a 2007 Peterbilt tractor and enclosed trailer along with three refrigeration trailer units. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:51:05 EST Parks signs with Lenoir-Rhyne http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639110/Parks-signs-with-Lenoir-Rhyne RONDA — East Wilkes High School is sending another softball pitcher to college.Brandi Parks, a senior at East Wilkes, has signed to play for Lenoir-Rhyne. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:43:05 EST Rams continue to roll http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639059/Rams-continue-to-roll BESSEMER CITY — Starmount controlled both lines of scrimmage and kept control of the game throughout as they defeated Bessemer City, 34-16, Friday night in a second-round 1AA playoff game. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:35:04 EST Friends create library for Ark http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150625637/Friends-create-library-for-Ark On Oct. 27, the Friends of the Elkin Public Library made a special presentation at the Ark. The Friends donated bookshelves and filled them with books for the children and families to use while living at the Ark. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:32:09 EST Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant application period open http://elkintribune.com/news/news_agricultural/150615142/Mary-Boyer-Sustainable-Food-and-Agriculture-Grant-application-period-open BOONE — Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) is calling for proposals for the 2015 Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant program. The purpose of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grant is to strengthen the local food system by... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:06 EST Upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639075/Upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeFriday, November 21Football1AA 2nd round: Starmount 34, Bessemer City 16 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:56:04 EST Cardinals drop opener http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150639134/Cardinals-drop-opener DOBSON — The Golden Eagles opened the 2014-15 basketball season with a 60-45 win over East Wilkes Friday night. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:56:04 EST Pilot program allows hunters to sign up for duck blinds before hunts http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150614866/Pilot-program-allows-hunters-to-sign-up-for-duck-blinds-before-hunts RALEIGH — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:49:10 EST Local hospital, EMS personnel lead presentation http://elkintribune.com/news/health/150632187/Local-hospital-EMS-personnel-lead-presentation ELKIN — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Stroke Care Coordinator Emily Parks RN, CCRN and Emergency Medical Services Assistant Director Myron Waddell RN, BSN, EMT-P lead a nationally web-based presentation on behalf of the North Carolina Stroke... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:08:06 EST The Walker Center presents ‘An Olde English Christmas’ http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150615047/The-Walker-Center-presents-An-Olde-English-Christmas WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present “An Olde English Christmas” with Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone on Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:57:07 EST Roselli offers ‘Salad Delight’ in time for Thanksgiving http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150596352/Roselli-offers-Salad-Delight-in-time-for-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving at the Roselli house was more of an event than a gathering. Granny Roselli would make a turkey, accompanied by spaghetti with meatballs and sauce. Papa Roselli would prepare his signature sweet stuffing, made from pound cake crumbs as... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:54:05 EST New roles announced for riverkeeper organization http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150615414/New-roles-announced-for-riverkeeper-organization WINSTON-SALEM — Yadkin Riverkeeper has announced that Will Scott is now a Yadkin Riverkeeper and Terri Pratt will serve as executive director. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:11:05 EST Hospital recognized for surgical, pneumonia care http://elkintribune.com/news/health-home_top-news/150613599/Hospital-recognized-for-surgical-pneumonia-care The Hugh Chatham 2014 Leadership class met on Wednesday and was greeted with several announcements from CEO Paul Hammes. Hammes said he was proud to share with the group that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital was recently recognized as a top performer... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:49:06 EST