Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:53:17 EST 1800 (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50461896/ *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, August 28Men's soccerBishop McGuinness 3, East Wilkes 2Women's tennis Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:21:06 EST Cabinet-making class begins in September http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50440136/Cabinet-making-class-begins-in-September MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College will offer a custom cabinet-making class beginning Sept. 8 and ending Dec 15 with Roy High as the instructor. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:01:09 EST Learn how to build your own violin from scratch http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50439828/Learn-how-to-build-your-own-violin-from-scratch MOUNT AIRY — Surry Community College is offering a violin-making I/luthier class starting in the fall at the Center for Public Safety, located at 1220 State St., in Mount Airy. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:51:12 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50462070/Local-sports-roundup RONDA — Host East Wilkes overcame a tough third set to finish off Wilkes Central, 3-1, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match Thursday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:16:08 EST New medical facility to provide ‘a choice’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50447567/New-medical-facility-to-provide-a-choice With the area seeing the addition of three urgent care medical facilities within a few months — two being opened by Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital — the third, Mid-Atlantic Quick Care opening Sept. 8, is hoping to give area residents... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:58:07 EST ECS to have lunch pay portal http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top/50439538/ECS-to-have-lunch-pay-portal Elkin City Schools introduced new technology in the form of a payment portal that will allow parents to balance school meal payments in addition to tracking what their children are purchasing in the school cafeteria. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:36:08 EST ECS names top positions http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50435884/ECS-names-top-positions Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently announced a reorganization of the central office leadership team after the Elkin City School Board of Education met in closed session on Monday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:53:07 EST Hugh Chatham Express Care ribbon cut http://elkintribune.com/news//50447935/Hugh-Chatham-Express-Care-ribbon-cut Hugh Chatham Express Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday in Elkin with Director of Occupation Health Dr. Joseph Zastrow and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Bob Midkiff performing ceremonial... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:27:07 EST Photography exhibit at Elkin library http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451622/Photography-exhibit-at-Elkin-library ELKIN — The 2014 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Elkin Public Library during the month of September. The contest is sponsored by all member libraries of the... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:07 EST Harlem Wizards to kick off Yadkin County United Fund campaign http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451437/Harlem-Wizards-to-kick-off-Yadkin-County-United-Fund-campaign YADKINVILLE — The Harlem Wizards will make two special appearances — Sept. 20 at Starmount High School at 7 p.m. and on Sept. 27 at Forbush High School at 7 p.m. — to help Yadkin County United Fund kick off this year's annual... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:45:12 EST Stolen tractor recovered http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50451263/Stolen-tractor-recovered HAMPTONVILLE — On Aug. 21, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Melvin Dwayne Cummings, 48, of Jonesville, and charged him with one count of felony larceny, one count of felony obtaining property by false pretense, one count of... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:32:05 EST Mountain Park High School class of 1952 http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50451169/Mountain-Park-High-School-class-of-1952 The Mountain Park High School class of 1952 celebrates its 62nd reunion at The Lantern restaurant in Pilot Mountain on Aug. 23. Attending are, front row, from left, Dickie Southard, Tommy Cockerham, Dorothy Simmons, Jackie Trexler; second row, Rose... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:30:08 EST Northern Hospital announces new president, CEO http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450559/Northern-Hospital-announces-new-president-CEO MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Trustees of Northern Hospital of Surry County has appointed Ned Hill as the hospital's new president and chief executive officer, effective Oct. 6. Hill brings 13 years of experience in the health care industry,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:29:08 EST Red Cross issues safety tips for labor day weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450424/Red-Cross-issues-safety-tips-for-labor-day-weekend GREENSBORO — Many people will be taking road trips, spending time at the beach and having cookouts this weekend. The American Red Cross offers safety tips to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:21:04 EST Thirteen Wayne Farms facilities honored with safety awards http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50450193/Thirteen-Wayne-Farms-facilities-honored-with-safety-awards OAKWOOD, Ga. — Thirteen Wayne Farms' facilities were recently honored by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council for outstanding safety performance by implementing innovative and effective safety and health programs at the 2014... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:20:08 EST Falcons improve to 4-0 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50449711/Falcons-improve-to-4-0 EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons use multiple weapons to blast its way past the Spartans of Central Davidson. Ryan Miller scored a career high four goals to lead the attack, while Schuyler Eldridge, Antonio Perez, Martin Lillhager and Robert... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:36:09 EST Rams dominate Camels, 8-0 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50447359/Rams-dominate-Camels-8-0 BOONVILLE — Ulises López and Bryan Jiménez each netted a hat trick as Starmount pulled away from Atkins for an 8-0 non-conference win Wednesday night. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:01:10 EST Friday night previews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50391140/Friday-night-previews East Surry (1-0) at Starmount (0-1), 7:30Last Year's Result: East Surry 27, Starmount 6 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:01:08 EST Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309111/Down-the-River-Road Without a doubt, we are a very festive people here in the Yadkin Valley. We have festivals for wine, for pumpkins, for fiddles, for farming, for leaves, for apples, for a television show, for a deep-dish pie…you get the idea. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:09 EST Jonesville celebrates past, present with cookout http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50422143/Jonesville-celebrates-past-present-with-cookout Jonesville Historical Society President Judy Wolfe speaks on Jonesville history, and Carrie Martin sang a gospel spiritual as the Jonesville community discussed the underground railroad and abolition movement in Jonesville at a recent cookout. 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