Class of ‘68 reunites

Class of ‘68 reunites

The Elkin High School Class of 1968 recently held its 50th reunion with 33 classmates in attendance at Cedarbrook Country Club. .neFileBlock { margin...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Michael Timothy GroceBarry Timothy and Michelle Groce of Boonville announce the birth of a son, Michael Timothy, on May 1 at 2:32 p.m. at Hugh Chatham...

May 16th, 2018 |  


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 |  


Skull Camp Smokehouse in Elkin joins Surry Sonker Trail

The Surry Sonker Trail, a confectionary trail showcasing a unique dessert passed down through generations in Surry County, has added Skull Camp Smokeh...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

YADKINVILLE — Knoxville, Tennessee native and self-proclaimed “Asian with a Southern accent,” Henry Cho has been performing stand-up...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 10• 2 to 6:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Surry Cellars celebrates wins in the NY Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

DOBSON — Surry Cellars at Surry Community College entered three sparkling wines in the prestigious NY Finger Lakes International Wine Competitio...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Photographer with local ties receives Pulitzer

Photographer with local ties receives Pulitzer

The twenty year road to the Pulitzer.Photojournalist Beth Schlanker, daughter of Pamela and Dr. Tomas Vybiral of Thurmond, won a Pulitzer Prize for Br...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 2• 1 to 5:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held ...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Barker retires from service

Barker retires from service

An honorary retirement ceremony for Lt. Col. Zachary N. Barker was held on Feb. 23 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, to commemorate his 20 years of service ...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Prism to host 5K color fun run benefitting local youth charities

On June 2, Prism will host the inaugural Throwing Shades, a 5K color fun run to benefit the Ebenezer Children’s Home and Children’s Center...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Elkin photographer wins best in show

On April 10, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Girl Scouts attend UN session in New York City

COLFAX — Five Girl Scouts from Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) served as girl delegates at the United Nations 62nd Commission o...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour offers four days of family paddling fun

WINSTON-SALEM — Registration is now open for the 2018 Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour of paddling experiences down North Carolina’s second longest...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Brandon Gray LoweCourtney Cobler and Bradley Lowe of Elkin announce the birth of a son, Brandon Gray Lowe, on April 16 at 8:05 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Me...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Dance improves all aspects of health in seniors

Dance improves all aspects of health in seniors

Local seniors have learned the key to overall healthy living may be only a few steps — and turns — away.As a physical activity, dancing is...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Yoga: a healthy living exercise for all ages

Yoga: a healthy living exercise for all ages

Staying active is important, especially as the body ages. Yoga instructor Kelly Dougherty of Yoga on Main in Elkin said that yoga is a great way for t...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Helping seniors stay active

For people older than 50, there are different ways of managing health and fitness thanks to a variety of new programs. Classes, walking tracks, fitnes...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Now through April 27• Surry Community College Hort...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Alla Grace BassKatie M. and Joshua L. Bass of Elkin announce the birth of a daughter, Alla Grace, on March 28 at 9:04 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Ho...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Elkin photographer wins best in show

On April 10, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


NCDOT announces Wildflower Award winners

RALEIGH — The wildflowers blooming along North Carolina’s highways are a beautiful sight for travelers; they’re also award-winning. ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Norris Lee Blevins IVShelly Brown and Norris Lee Blevins III of Pinnacle announce the birth of a son, Norris Lee Blevins IV, on March 20 at 10:47 a.m....

April 18th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.April 15-18• Fall Creek Baptist Church, 3345 Fall ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice raising money for truck

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is raising money to purchase a box truck that will be used by volunteers to make pick-ups and deliveries...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Aaron James ParkChris and Kendra Park of Elkin announce the birth of a son, Aaron James, on March 28 at 6:51 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, w...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Prism hosts local school field trip

Prism hosts local school field trip

On March 29, Prism hosted the students of Yadkin Valley Community School for an educational field trip at its downtown Elkin corporate campus.YVCS stu...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Blue Ridge Artisan Center calls for artists and artisans in Northwest N.C. counties to take part

Blue Ridge Artisan Center calls for artists and artisans in Northwest N.C. counties to take part

WILKESBORO — The Blue Ridge Artisan Center, slated to open this summer, invites regional artists and artisans in Northwest North Carolina counti...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Pardue appointed to advisory council

RALEIGH — Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) announced the addition of Michael Pardue, town manager of the town of Jonesville, to its...

April 7th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Glenn Josef WeishauptNickayla Myers-Garner and Georg Weishaupt of Rohrbach, Germany, announce the birth of their son, Glenn Josef Weishaupt, on March ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Extraordinary nurse recognized at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

A nurse at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Elkin Valley Trails benefits from Prism work day

Elkin Valley Trails benefits from Prism work day

On March 10, Prism organized a Family Trail Work Day at the Elkin Valley Trails. Not only did Prism team members come out to the Elkin Park to work, b...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Baptism on Palm Sunday

Baptism on Palm Sunday

Helga Ponce-de-Leon, 79, was baptized on Palm Sunday, March 25, by her son, Pastor Matty Ponce-de-Leon, at Arlington First Baptist Church. The baptism...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Carter Falls to be featured on Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Carter Falls to be featured on Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Work has begun by Elkin Valley Trails Association volunteers on the trails around Carter Falls, which will feature a footbridge just below the falls o...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Jennifer Pharr Davis reveals insights gained by thru-hiking the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis reveals insights gained by thru-hiking the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Taking the first step can be a matter of expectation, but when plans don’t go as expected, it’s good to have friends, especially when thos...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Update: Reenactment activities this weekend canceled due to forecasted inclement weather

Update: Reenactment activities this weekend canceled due to forecasted inclement weather

Update: Due to inclement weather forecast for Saturday and Sunday, the Overmountain Victor Trail’s reenactment gathering for this weekend has be...

March 22nd, 2018 updated: March 23rd, 2018. |  


Plants and birds of the Elkin nature trail

Plants and birds of the Elkin nature trail

Wildlife and wildflowers abound on the nature trail at Elkin Municipal Park, part of the E&A Rail Trail and Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Those taking i...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Cooper announces new appointments to state boards and commissions

RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper recently announced 56 appointments to various state boards and commissions for North Carolina, including the Crimi...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Project Lazarus attends CADCA’s National Leadership Forum in D.C.

Project Lazarus attends CADCA’s National Leadership Forum in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fred Wells Brason II and Donna Parks Hill from Project Lazarus, based in Moravian Falls, N.C., recently returned from the Was...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care joins collaborative network

Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care joins collaborative network

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care is now a member of the Teleios Collaborative Network (TCN). The TCN model allows each m...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Outdoor furniture from recycled jugs creates ease

Outdoor furniture from recycled jugs creates ease

HAMPTONVILLE — As spring inspires thoughts of the outdoors, Yadkin Valley residents can find furniture that helps the environment while making i...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Price Power Equipment meets lawn care needs

Price Power Equipment meets lawn care needs

The temperatures soon will begin to rise, and with that will come the blooming of trees and flowers and growing lawns and weeds. Price Power Equipment...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Secure South celebrates 20 years of service

Secure South celebrates 20 years of service

THURMOND — Secure South is celebrating 20 years of business this year. This local business specializing in home and commercial security systems ...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Jamie Noel WoodleCarolyn Chantel Hazelwood and Christopher Brian Woodle of State Road announce the birth of a daughter, Jamie Noel Woodle, on March 6 ...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Sixteen new driver license examiners added to DMV offices statewide

RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will add 16 new driver license examiner graduates to 14 driver license offices next week. Followin...

March 12th, 2018 |  


Area students participate in Rotary speech contest

Area students participate in Rotary speech contest

On Feb. 24, Rotary District 7690 held its annual Four Way Test high school speech contest at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown. Studen...

March 11th, 2018 |