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 |  


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 |  


Willingham Theater presents ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

YADKINVILLE — The Willingham Theater presents the stage adaptation of Dave Barry’s and Ridley Pearson’s whimsical novel, “Pete...

March 10th, 2018 |  


Should you have an ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony?

Should you have an ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony?

These days most of us never stray too far from our smart phones, and it’s not just millennials who are attached to their devices. There’s ...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Consider a venue before setting a date

Consider a venue before setting a date

She said yes, the ring is on. Now what?Before setting a wedding date, bridal couples with a specific venue desire for the ceremony and/or reception ne...

February 28th, 2018 |  


No drama necessary when combining characters during a wedding

No drama necessary when combining characters during a wedding

Many non-traditional elements of a wedding are born out of necessity, especially when there are children involved. Even when there are no underage peo...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Flowers help set the tone of the wedding

Flowers help set the tone of the wedding

Flowers are one of the most important parts of a wedding. There are many different options — from unique to traditional. Whatever the theme, flo...

February 28th, 2018 |  


‘Maybe Baby It’s You’ staged

‘Maybe Baby It’s You’ staged

An excited audience awaits “Maybe Baby It’s You” presented by the Foothills Theatre at the First Baptist Church in Elkin.“Mayb...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

MOUNT AIRY — Northern Hospital of Surry County now offers breakthrough breast-cancer screening technology — called the Genius 3D Mammograp...

February 22nd, 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 |  


Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Rebecca Ann Riley and Stuart Price Floyd were married on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Wellford Baptist Church in Wellford, South Carolina. The Rev. Tim...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

ELKIN — From March 15 through April 28, the Foothills Arts Council will present an extensive group exhibition featuring artists Orna Bentor, Ton...

February 12th, 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 |