NEWS


4:06 pm
Updated: 11:25 am. |    
Smoke alarm canvass in Elkin set for Saturday

Wilkes man drowns in Yadkin River

ROARING RIVER — The body of a Wilkes County man who went missing after falling from a canoe Friday on the Yadkin River was found Monday afternoo...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Suspension of Forbush Coach Kenan James changed to without pay status Tuesday morning

Suspension of Forbush Coach Kenan James changed to without pay status Tuesday morning

A Forbush High School coach has been suspended following allegations of inappropriate communication with a student.“Toward the end of the school...

June 19th, 2018 |  


WCC announces spring 2018 president’s, dean’s lists

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the president’s list and the dean...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Mars Hill University graduates 176 at spring commencement

MARS HILL — Spring commencement 2018 at Mars Hill University was a day of endings and beginnings. It was President Dan Lunsford’s last com...

June 17th, 2018 |  


WCC instructors complete CORE training

WCC instructors complete CORE training

WILKESBORO — Sixteen WCC instructors completed a semester of professional development entitled CORE (Collaborative Online Reflection Experience)...

June 16th, 2018 |  


YVUF sets goal for 2019 at $202,019

The Yadkin Valley United Fund has made its agency partner allocations for 2019. Don Clark, president, said the total amount of grants for 24 nonprofit...

June 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Conference and Regional soccer honorees announced

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference announced All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017-2018 women’s soccer season. The 2018 Player ...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Wildlife in N.C. Magazine photo competition accepting entries through Sept. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will accept entries to its 14th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Surry’s Roberts named Region X Player of Year

DOBSON — Finishing second in the nation in home runs and putting up eye-popping offensive numbers, Surry Community College’s Michael Rober...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

EAST BEND — Yadkin County Baseball held its post-season tournament over the past few weeks at Fall Creek Elementary School. Teams put on a show ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

East Wilkes soccer camp scheduled RONDA — East Wilkes will host a youth soccer camp for fourth- through ninth-grade students. The camp will take...

June 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


5:03 pm |    
Birth announcement

Summer quilting activity for kids, families

“I learned to sew on a sewing machine and I made this!” That’s what hundreds of quilt shops across America and Canada hope to hear f...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Ride benefits libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library sponsored the seventh annual Freeborne’s Ride for Readers on June 9. More than $6,500 was raised that will hel...

June 16th, 2018 |  


American Red Cross volunteer position openings in Yadkin County

GREENSBORO — The American Red Cross serving Yadkin County has volunteer positions open on its Disaster Action Team. Volunteers respond to local ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Dobson National Guard soldier receives new rank, new responsibilities

LATHAM, N.Y. — Maj. Gen. Anthony P. German, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 13• 1 to 2 p.m., the Elkin Public Library wil...

June 13th, 2018 |  


OPINION


10:29 am |    

Stone Mountain News

Common occurrence triggers PTSD

Common occurrence triggers PTSD

Stricken. There’s no other word for what a panic attack feels like.Did you know that before lightning strikes the air sizzles? I can’t say...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Larry Norman will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Campers in the park are invited to come as they are.The White Rock ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


A toast to 100 years well lived

A toast to 100 years well lived

So I walk in to give blood. I grew a bit alarmed, a little uncertain with what I saw.There on the front row and next in line sat Maude Brown of North ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Campers in the park are invited to come as they are.New books avai...

June 6th, 2018 |  


New status leads to Explore Elkin intervention

New status leads to Explore Elkin intervention

There are friends, I have discovered, who are happy that I am single, which is leading to a new opportunity at Elkin events.They are certainly not hap...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Vesta, just send me to Mars

Vesta, just send me to Mars

So the man who’s going to send your kids to Mars first is going to send us a robot nursemaid.Don’t we live in a wonderful world?Details ar...

June 6th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


3:27 pm |    
Pardue awarded for service

Surrey Bancorp announces second quarter cash dividend

MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp (SRYB) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 9.5 cents ($0.095) per share on the compa...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports first quarter net income

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust reported earnings for the first quarter of 2018...

May 9th, 2018 |  


CHESS, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital announce collaboration

CHESS, a health enablement solutions company based in High Point, and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, announced a new collaboration to delive...

May 8th, 2018 |  


HCMH receives 9th consecutive ‘A’ for patient safety

The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, released the ne...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Our Story Video Creations offers local tape-to-video transfers

For those who are Millennials and Generation X’ers, there is a good chance a portion of their lives were caught on a device older than what is n...

April 13th, 2018 |  


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