NEWS


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Funeral procession route announced for Trooper Bullard
NC Trail Days plans underway

NC Trail Days plans underway

More than 100 people gathered in the Reeves Theater Thursday night, not for a concert, but to view a new history film about Elkin and begin planning t...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Wine auction fun funds future HCMH staff

Wine auction fun funds future HCMH staff

Exuding a class that belied the origins of the old warehouse, Coley Hall in The Liberty served as an elegant setting for the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hos...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Nursing Home Week celebrates senior stories

VIDEO: Nursing Home Week celebrates senior stories

National Skilled Nursing Care Week celebrated senior stories during the 2018 festivities.Joining Chatham Nursing, students from Elkin High School deli...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Weekend events kick off summer in Elkin

VIDEO: Weekend events kick off summer in Elkin

Summer officially starts in Elkin with Memorial Day weekend activities.On Saturday, Cruise Downtown Elkin will begin its season pairing classic cars w...

May 22nd, 2018 updated: May 24th, 2018. |  


‘Bad choice’ in ‘good people’ leads to firing at daycare

‘Bad choice’ in ‘good people’ leads to firing at daycare

Outrage over a social media post has led to lives changed as two childcare workers have been fired over an incident which allegedly occurred on May 16...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

JONESVILLE — A 24-year-old Highway Patrol trooper is dead following a crash on I-77 near Jonesville late Monday evening, and a suspect from Elki...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Wood signs with Surry
Matt Dunn competes, places in U. S. Open

Matt Dunn competes, places in U. S. Open

Matt Dunn, the head wrestling coach at Elkin High School, accomplished something that he had not done in 13 years. He competed in and placed in a high...

May 17th, 2018 |  


NC Punishers win gold

NC Punishers win gold

EDEN — Capped off by a thrilling walk-off come-from-behind win in the championship game, the Elkin-based NC Punishers 12U fastpitch team won the...

May 16th, 2018 updated: May 16th, 2018. |  


Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School hosted a community doubles tennis tournament on May 5 in Boonville. The tournament was sponsored by men’...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Mathis signs with Catawba

Mathis signs with Catawba

East Wilkes football player, Orion Mathis, signs his Letter of Intent to play football at Catawba College starting this fall. Orion was joined at the ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Lloyd named High School Academic All-American

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced the 2018 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2017-2018 school year. This marks t...

May 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Clark to lead YVUF
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Class of ‘68 reunites
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Birth announcement

Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 17• 1 p.m., the Elkin Public Library will host...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Local, regional artists sought for 2018 Mayberry Days

Local, regional artists sought for 2018 Mayberry Days

MOUNT AIRY — Surry Arts Council is seeking local and regional artists to participate as vendors at this year’s Mayberry Days festival on S...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Wilkes CC brings home 34 gold medals from Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

Wilkes CC brings home 34 gold medals from Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College students led the state in overall medal counts at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA North Carolina Leadership and ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Poe Center offering bullying education for parents, adults

The Poe Center for Health Education is coming to Elkin May 17 to offer a bullying prevention education program for adults and parents in the community...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Stills and Grills coming to Wilkes County

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership is presenting a new event this summer — Stills and Grills Fest. This one-day ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

Stone Mountain News

Kenny Stoker 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 Friends of ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Wine Festival to turn Garden party thanks to Hats For Hospice

Wine Festival to turn Garden party thanks to Hats For Hospice

It started with an awareness.Prince Harry and Megan Markle are getting married on the same day as the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival.How can there be a r...

May 16th, 2018 |  


New first looks at Elkin’s finest jewel

New first looks at Elkin’s finest jewel

Imagine the first time that settler Samuel Carter stood transfixed in virgin wilderness at the 60-foot waterfall that would be named for him. In 1760s...

May 16th, 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.The Friends of...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Love’s beauty exhibited in Heart of Yadkin Valley

Love’s beauty exhibited in Heart of Yadkin Valley

It was a beautiful night.After a winter that longed to linger and the spring that was unsettling to say the least, it was nice to be outside Saturday....

May 9th, 2018 |  


Better not mess with momma

Better not mess with momma

The phone call came from down in the Big City. Come and get your puppy, we were told. The litter had been weaned.So not unlike an expectant father, I ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Marty L. Roberts, right, vice president and general manager of operations for the local Rid-A-Bug team, attends the annual Legislative Event sponsored...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Hampton Inn wins prestigious award second consecutive year

Hampton Inn wins prestigious award second consecutive year

From housekeeping and maintenance to the front desk clerks and management, the Hampton Inn at Jonesville staff recently received the company’s p...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


State Farm adds employees to local team

State Farm adds employees to local team

Recently, two Elkin natives have become part of the Steve Owings Agency for State Farm on North Bridge Street in Elkin. Tim Russell and Cory Combs are...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces first quarter cash dividend, reports 2017 earnings

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

March 17th, 2018 |  


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