NEWS


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Bridges continues to grow
Order of the Arrow hosts call-out ceremony

Order of the Arrow hosts call-out ceremony

The Boy Scouts of America Old Hickory Council’s Wahissa Lodge 118 Order of the Arrow holds its Wednesday night call-out ceremony and Native Amer...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Nurse Aide students graduate

Nurse Aide students graduate

Wilkes Community College announces its recent Nurse Aide I program graduates that were taught by instructor Sonya Jordan, R.N. They are, front row, fr...

July 15th, 2018 |  


WCC congratulates phlebotomy graduates

WCC congratulates phlebotomy graduates

Wilkes Community College announces its recent phlebotomy program graduates taught by instructor Tasha O’Neal. The graduates are, from left, Cour...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Society inducts new members

Society inducts new members

DOBSON — The National Society of Leadership and Success chapter at Surry Community College held its annual induction ceremony for new members fo...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Two scholarships awarded

Two scholarships awarded

DOBSON — The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation announced the 2018 recipients of the Absher-Moxley Memorial Scholarship.Brandon Norman ...

July 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Elkin recreation softball team wins tournament

Elkin recreation softball team wins tournament

LIBERTY — The Elkin Recreation 12 and under softball team won the SWAC regional tournament, still undefeated, on July 15. Three games were playe...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Wildlife Commission seeks public opinion for Sunday hunting on 61 game lands

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking participation in an online survey to gauge public opinion on opening [ncwildlife.org...

July 16th, 2018 |  


First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

First Surry Juniors decided by one stroke

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There’s plenty of good junior golf played in Surry County, and several of its practitioners were in action on Monday and ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount to host football campBOONVILLE — Starmount High School football will be hosting its annual youth football camp for grades kindergarten...

July 10th, 2018 |  


MVAC names all conference track athletes

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference named the Track and Field All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2018 season. Starmount, Elkin and East ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Golf tourney raises $70,000 for SCC scholarships

Golf tourney raises $70,000 for SCC scholarships

DOBSON — The 22nd annual Woltz-Harold Surry Community College Foundation Golf Tournament successfully moved from the monsoon season of mid-May t...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Scouts kayak 50 miles

Scouts kayak 50 miles

Seventeen Boy Scouts and eight adult leaders with the Elkin Boy Scout Troop 648 at First United Methodist Church spend four days earning their 50-mile...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Layells celebrate 69 years

Layells celebrate 69 years

William Haston and Pernie Brown Layell of State Road celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on July 10. They were married July 10, 1949.The couple&...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 11• 3 to 7:30 p.m., Elkin First United Method...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Underwood-Deal to hold September wedding

Underwood-Deal to hold September wedding

Greg and Jodie Underwood of New London announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Rose Underwood, to Charles Thomas (Chas) Deal, son of Thomas ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

10:29 am |    

Stone Mountain News

Long live my old, red muscle car

Long live my old, red muscle car

“I want another car,” the Lady of the House said out of the blue.Um, OK. She’s had her little sedan for 20 years now. She’s be...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Sometimes something happens in life that changes everything. I mean everything.The plan was to change as little as possible for the next six months, b...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Joseph Goebbels was Information Minister for the National Socialist Party. He used radio and film for his pro-Nazi propaganda, and was c...

July 5th, 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...

July 4th, 2018 |  


A tale of love of country on the Fourth

A tale of love of country on the Fourth

Second installment of patriotic, fictional short stories for the Fourth.“No, I ain’t going.”Virgil Harris’ father cut off Old ...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Individuality celebrated with independence

Individuality celebrated with independence

Today is the day we celebrate our independence.Actually, it’s more like the day we go to festivals and fireworks and have food and fun with frie...

July 4th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Pardue awarded for service

Pardue awarded for service

JONESVILLE — Jim Pardue, maintenance caretaker, of Timberwood Apartments in Jonesville, on June 6, received the 2018 Caretaker of the Year for N...

June 15th, 2018 |  


WCC announces Golden LEAF Scholarship opportunities for summer semester

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College announces scholarships are available through a grant made by the Golden LEAF Foundation to the North Carol...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Local Realtors clean the streets

Local Realtors clean the streets

With the Surry Regional Association of Realtors, the Century 21 agents hit the street this morning to pick up trash in Elkin. Gambill Aldridge, not pi...

June 11th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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