Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 18• 1 to 2 p.m., the Elkin Public Library wil...

July 18th, 2018 |  


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 |  


21 wildlife officers graduate from Basic Wildlife Law Enforcement School

21 wildlife officers graduate from Basic Wildlife Law Enforcement School

RALEIGH — Twenty-one cadets were sworn in as wildlife law enforcement officers by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at a graduation ceremon...

July 12th, 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 |  


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 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 4• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., a blood drive will be h...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Hanes feature of writers weekend

Hanes feature of writers weekend

Chef Garrison Wagoner and Alleghany Writers welcome local writer E.C. “Redge” Hanes to the Horizon Bistro stage on July 7 for first Saturd...

July 2nd, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 26• 10 to 11 a.m., Goodwill Career Center, No...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Wilkes Community Foundation accepting grant applications

WILKESBORO — The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs funded from its community gra...

June 25th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 20-22• 7 p.m., the final three nights of the ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Wells siblings take top honors at state rodeo

Wells siblings take top honors at state rodeo

The North Carolina High School and Junior High School rodeo award ceremony was held May 27 at Lone Hickory Arena in Yadkin County. For light rifle sho...

June 18th, 2018 |  


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 |  


Spring recital held in Jonesville

Spring recital held in Jonesville

Jonesville Studio 67 music students recently held their spring recital. Participating are, first row, from left, Carly Colbert, Katie Lyles, Emma Agui...

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 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice named elite recipient

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care has been named a 2018 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Hardy appointed to academy

The nephew of an Elkin businessman has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy.Luke Hardy, a senior at Weddington High School in Matthew...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

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

June 6th, 2018 |  


Office system technology classes scheduled in new flexible format for fall

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering Office System Technology classes in a schedule for fall 2018 that easily fits with students’ ...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Wilkes Community College approved for Project Skill-UP

WILKESBORO — In February 2018, the State Board of Community Colleges approved an allocation to Wilkes Community College for Project Skill-UP thr...

June 4th, 2018 |  


Patients celebrate National Nursing Home Week

Patients celebrate National Nursing Home Week

The ladies of Chatham Nursing & Rehab don bikini T-shirts as part of the National Nursing Home Week celebration recently. The week included an ope...

June 3rd, 2018 |  


Elkin Main Street program reaccredited

North Carolina Communities achieved2018 National Main Street AccreditationThe National Main Street Center designated 47 N.C. Communities as Main Stree...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 31• 6:30 p.m., the Surry County Republican Par...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Wilkes retirees honored

Wilkes retirees honored

WILKESBORO — A banquet was held May 8 at the Stone Family Center for the Performing Arts to recognize 2017-2018 retirees of Wilkes County School...

May 30th, 2018 |  


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

On Saturday, Prism Medical Products will host the inaugural Throwing Shades, a 5K color fun run to benefit the Ebenezer Children’s Home and Chil...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Grant awarded to CC Camp Volunteer Fire Department

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced that the CC Camp Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. has been awarded a $14,250 grant ...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 24• 1 p.m., Yadkinville and Yadkin Valley Rota...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Clark to lead YVUF

Clark to lead YVUF

New officers and board members have been elected for the Yadkin Valley United Fund beginning June 1, according to David Steelman, executive director.O...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |