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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Wilkes Community Foundation announces new board president

Wilkes Community Foundation announces new board president

The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation announces Michael Cooper Jr. as the new president of the board, according to Graham Wyche, im...

March 11th, 2018 |  


Troopers promoted

CARY — The North Carolina Highway Patrol recently promoted 77 employees in a ceremony held at the Colonial Baptist Church in Cary.The promotions...

March 11th, 2018 |  


Police officers thanked with breakfast

Police officers thanked with breakfast

Recently, the staff of the Jonesville office of First National Bank provided sausage and ham biscuits, coffee, juice, and, of course, Krispy Kreme don...

March 10th, 2018 |  


YVEDDI Head Start children receive Christmas gifts

YVEDDI Head Start children receive Christmas gifts

BOONVILLE — Richard Lasky, YVEDDI board member, recently arranged for the Toys for Tots campaign to team up with YVEDDI Head Start to provide to...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Governor announces new appointments to state boards and commissions

RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper announced 48 new appointments to state boards and commissions.“This dedicated, diverse group of individuals ...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Library program inaccessible during changeover

The NC Cardinal Consortium, of which the Northwestern Regional Library is a member, will be migrating to a new hosting provider starting Feb, 26 until...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in February. No advanced...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Learn winter gardening tips in Surry workshop Feb. 26

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a winter gardening workshop on Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Elkin board to honor Boy Scouts

The Elkin Board of Commissioners will proclaim February as “Boy Scout Month” at its meeting on Monday.Mayor Sam Bishop, an Eagle Scout him...

February 6th, 2018 |  


United fund banquet announced

The 2018 Yadkin Valley United Fund appreciation donor banquet is set for April 7 at Cedarbrook Country Club. The gala event is to honor and recognize ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Libraries kick off 2018 photo contest

The Northwestern Regional Library has announced its upcoming annual traveling photography contest to be held on April 10 at the Charles H. Stone Memor...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Statewide child literacy campaign launches, benefits Kids Count

RALEIGH — The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University, in partnership with Reach Out and Read Carolinas, is launching one of ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


State Highway Patrol launches intern program reaching high school students statewide

RALEIGH — In an effort to increase positive relationships among youth across North Carolina, the State Highway Patrol is announcing a new high s...

January 28th, 2018 |  


Grants available for nonprofit organizations serving the Elkin area

Nonprofit organizations serving the tri-counties area are eligible for funding from the Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation.Now in its 32nd ye...

January 27th, 2018 |  


Hayes graduates basic training

Hayes graduates basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul D. Hayes Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...

January 16th, 2018 |  


The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) has free assistance available at branches of the Northwestern Regional Libraries to help indivi...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Jonesville native selected as Navy Training’s 2017 Instructor of the Year finalist

Jonesville native selected as Navy Training’s 2017 Instructor of the Year finalist

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A 1996 Starmount High School, Boonville, North Carolina, graduate and Jonesville, North Carolina, native was selected as a 201...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering wellness classes in January

DOBSON — In the spirit of the new year, Surry Community College is offering several classes in January with a focus on wellness to help students...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Class of 1967 marks 50th reunion

Class of 1967 marks 50th reunion

Two dreams for the Surry Central High School Class of ‘67 were fulfilled on Saturday, Nov. 18 as their 50th class reunion was held with great at...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Annual campaign continues

Annual campaign continues

Yadkin Valley United Fund Board of Directors President Elect Don Clark posts the 90-percent bar on the large thermometer showing the annual campaign p...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Elkin High School agriculture program receives grant

Elkin High School agriculture program receives grant

STATESVILLE — The Elkin High School Agriculture Program was recently awarded a grant through Carolina Farm Credit’s Corporate Mission Fund...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in January. No advanced ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Tax assistance available

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) has assistance available at branches of the Northwestern Regional Libraries to help individual ...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Grandfather Mountain selects elk names and contest winner

Grandfather Mountain selects elk names and contest winner

Elk have arrived at Grandfather Mountain, just in time for the mountain’s habitat keepers to select the winning names in the 2017 Elk Naming Con...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Outdoor Christmas drama Friday night

Outdoor Christmas drama Friday night

Arlington First Baptist Church will host its annual outdoor drama, “The Promised Lamb,” on Friday from 6:30 to 9 p.m., which is a new date...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Roaring River girl donates hair to Locks of Love

Roaring River girl donates hair to Locks of Love

Hope Leigh Sebastian, 8, recently donated her hair to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a nonprofit charity based in the United States that accepts dona...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Wildlife commission seeks nominations for Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award, which recognizes indivi...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Choose to Share the Love with vulnerable seniors

For the 10th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. In the past nine years, Subaru of America ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice to distribute free Christmas trees

Mountain Valley Hospice recently received a shipment of artificial Christmas trees, courtesy of Walmart of Elkin. Now, Mountain Valley Hospice wants t...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Weather postpones Outdoor Christmas drama

Weather postpones Outdoor Christmas drama

Arlington First Baptist Church has decided to postpone its annual outdoor drama, “The Promised Lamb,” which was to be presented Friday and...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 8th, 2017. |  


Elkin native working in Navy

Elkin native working in Navy

Aviation Support Equipment Technician Airman Carlos Trejochavez, right, from Elkin, performs periodic maintenance on an aircraft tractor in the hangar...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College ushered in the holiday season on Nov. 21 by trimming its majestic 16-foot Lakey Ballroom Christmas tree at...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Elkin Class of ‘57 commemorates 60 years

Elkin Class of ‘57 commemorates 60 years

The Elkin High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 9 at Fairfield Inn in Elkin. Of the 67 people who attended, two were teac...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Photos on display in Jonesville

The 2017 “Transformation” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Jonesville Public Library ...

November 30th, 2017 |