Maggy’s Place wins state award

Maggy’s Place wins state award

The renovation of the old E&A Railroad ticket office, now known as Maggy’s Place, put Elkin on the map as one of 19 communities receiving aw...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

The Mars Hill Choral Festival is a choral festival that Mars Hill University puts on every year. More than 700 high school students audition in this f...

April 25th, 2018 |  


SHS March of Dimes looks to basketball to raise funds

SHS March of Dimes looks to basketball to raise funds

Students and staff at Starmount High School took to the basketball court in an attempt to raise funds for premature babies during the March of Dimes c...

April 25th, 2018 |  


A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

This year I had the honor and privilege of being the Starmount High School yearbook editor. I decided over the summer that I would take on the respons...

April 25th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Jonesville cleans up

VIDEO: Jonesville cleans up

JONESVILLE — Jonesville Elementary School students cheered on the efforts of officials to clean up the town when representatives presented them ...

April 25th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Best of the Best celebrated by Tribune staff

VIDEO: Best of the Best celebrated by Tribune staff

Rolling out the red carpet, The Tribune celebrated the Best of the Best with help from local award-winning companies at its first Readers’ Choic...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Rhythm on Main is changing ownership and locations, while Yadkin Valley Community School is relocating and expanding

Rhythm on Main is changing ownership and locations, while Yadkin Valley Community School is relocating and expanding

The voices of children will continue to be heard in an iconic downtown Elkin location known for 40 years for its rhythm and moves, despite the long-ti...

April 25th, 2018 |  


FNB supports The ARK

FNB supports The ARK

An Elkin nonprofit recently benefited from the volunteer work of a regional First National Bank employee, but in a monetary fashion.Jeanne Jordan, mar...

April 24th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Dr. Hal Stuart honored for living the Scout life

VIDEO: Dr. Hal Stuart honored for living the Scout life

Recognizing a life-long adherence to the Boy Scout Law, the Laurel District of the Old History Council presented Dr. Hal Stuart with an award Tuesday ...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Elkin Presbyterian appreciates Elkin Elementery students’ stewardship

Elkin Presbyterian appreciates Elkin Elementery students’ stewardship

The Rev. Stuart Taylor, pastor of Elkin Presbyterian Church and coordinater of Watershed NOW, shows the church’s appreciation of the student ini...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Poster contest winners

Poster contest winners

Starmount High School students in the Honors Earth Science classes competed in the district and regional Soil and Water Digital Poster Contest this ye...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


New Elkin fire chief named

After narrowing a field of 20 candidates to five finalists, the town of Elkin has announced its new fire chief.Matthew P. Crawford of Marion will assu...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Entry still open for Girls Empowering Girls Symposium set for Tuesday night

Girls in the Yadkin Valley will have a chance to build self-esteem and self-confidence Tuesday evening at the fifth annual Girls Empowering Girls Symp...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


New child psychology class scheduled for summer

New child psychology class scheduled for summer

DOBSON — Psychology instructor Heather Willard of Pilot Mountain is introducing a new psychology class this summer at Surry Community College.PS...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Students learn real-world financing

Students learn real-world financing

State Employees’ Credit Union, as part of its Students at Work week, brought its Reality of Life workshop to the seventh and eighth grade studen...

April 20th, 2018 |  


SCC Botany Class visits Pilot Mountain State Park

SCC Botany Class visits Pilot Mountain State Park

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s BIO 120 or Introductory Botany class learned about the importance of controlled burns during a recent f...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Race toy grows to take over old Jonesville Library

Race toy grows to take over old Jonesville Library

JONESVILLE — After several years of sitting empty, the property at the old Jonesville Library is now full of life, starting with a national HO s...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Tribune to recognize Readers’ Choice winners

With a tradition of honoring the Best of the Best based on The Tribune readers’ votes, the local newspaper is expanding its annual celebration o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Team Rubicon trains in Yadkin Valley

Team Rubicon trains in Yadkin Valley

JONESVILLE — The Yadkin Valley was honored to served veterans and their friends who are still serving, as Team Rubicon held training hosted by a...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Explore Elkin looks towards summer with first Food Truck Friday

Explore Elkin looks towards summer with first Food Truck Friday

The Chip Perry Band opens Explore Elkin’s summer season with the first Food Truck Friday. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Friday of every m...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Earth celebrated throughout week

Earth celebrated throughout week

Earth Day celebrations are set to continue this weekend in Elkin after Jonesville opened the celebrations at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center on Saturd...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Awareness trickles down during Creek Week

Awareness trickles down during Creek Week

One of the binding ties of the community is Big Elkin Creek and its tributaries. It provides the quench to residents’ thirst, an industrial driv...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin receives funding to begin planning process for bicycle and pedestrian master plan

In the first of a three-step process, the town of Elkin has been awarded a $1,000 grant to solicit an engineering/consulting firm to develop a compreh...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Judge candidates offer their wisdom

Judge candidates offer their wisdom

MOUNT AIRY — Six candidates for judgeships gave folks a preview of the upcoming races during Saturday’s Republican Party candidate forum.U...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Hospice holding fundraiser

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its sixth-annual Days of Giving fundraiser. The raffle is designed to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Democrats hold county convention

Democrats hold county convention

DOBSON — The Surry County Democratic Party held its Democratic Convention April 7 at the courthouse.Among those attending were two candidates fo...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Beamguard, Walker win overall at Habitat Hammer

Beamguard, Walker win overall at Habitat Hammer

Runners of the Habitat Hammer congratulate one another as awards are announced Saturday, including overall 10K winner, Nathan Beamguard of Hamptonvill...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Cinderella Project provided free prom dresses

Cinderella Project provided free prom dresses

The magic of kindness has been at work to bring beauty to prudent people this prom season with the Cinderella Project.On Saturday, local teens gathere...

April 17th, 2018 updated: April 17th, 2018. |  


Weird weather leads to slow start for Elkin Farmers Market

Weird weather leads to slow start for Elkin Farmers Market

The Elkin Farmers Market opened Saturday with soaps, meats and other vendors who wished the day’s beautiful weather had come sooner for the farm...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Prescribed burn at Stone Mountain this week, possibly

ROARING GAP — Stone Mountain State Park will be looking at the possibility of a 680-acre prescribed burn on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.Th...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Same company, new name

Same company, new name

DOBSON — Surry Telephone Membership Corporation customers might soon notice a different look to their bills, or to service vehicles driving arou...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Our Story Video Creations offers local tape-to-video transfers

For those who are Millennials and Generation X’ers, there is a good chance a portion of their lives were caught on a device older than what is n...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Businesses network, collaborate at annual BizFest

Businesses network, collaborate at annual BizFest

BizFest exhibitors from businesses and nonprofits across Surry County attend a seminar on collaboration at The Liberty in Elkin Thursday afternoon.Mar...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Starmount HOSA named Gold Star chapter

Starmount HOSA named Gold Star chapter

For the fifth consecutive year, Starmount High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) has been awarded the North Carolina HOSA Gold Star...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Cinderella Project to provide free prom dresses again Saturday

Cinderella Project to provide free prom dresses again Saturday

The magic of kindness has been at work to bring beauty to prudent people this prom season with the Cinderella Project.On Saturday, local teens gathere...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Starmount students to take audiences ‘over the rainbow’

Starmount students to take audiences ‘over the rainbow’

Follow the yellow brick road with Starmount students this month as they stage a production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Performances are schedul...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Elkin Farmers Market opens Saturday, previewed by the first 2018 Food Truck Friday this Friday

Elkin Farmers Market opens Saturday, previewed by the first 2018 Food Truck Friday this Friday

The Elkin Farmers Market opens Saturday with plans for an exciting summer.“We are looking for an amazing Farmers Market season this year,”...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Early involvement helps hospice transition

Early involvement helps hospice transition

As people struggle with the passing from this life to the next, the burden of care can be overwhelming. In the Yadkin Valley, people can turn to Mount...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Community and Church Calendar

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.April 11• 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a blood drive will ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy developer Gene Rees will investigate viability of saving, restoring historic McNeill building in downtown Elkin

Mount Airy developer Gene Rees will investigate viability of saving, restoring historic McNeill building in downtown Elkin

A proposal by the town of Elkin to demolish the McNeill Building on South Bridge Street is temporarily on hold as a Mount Airy developer investigates ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Donor sends Yadkin Valley United Fund over $200,000 goal in last minutes of celebration banquet

Donor sends Yadkin Valley United Fund over $200,000 goal in last minutes of celebration banquet

In a final push, spurred by a challenge by an anonymous donor, the Yadkin Valley United Fund met its $200,000 goal during its annual appreciation cele...

April 10th, 2018 |  


BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

ELKIN — The seventh annual BizFest will be held at The Liberty in Elkin on Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.The event alternates between Mount Airy a...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Blackley to speak at Piedmont Legacy Trails Summit

WENTWORTH — The third annual Piedmont Legacy Trails Summit will be held on April 13 in Wentworth. This event will bring together trail advocates...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Changes to Jonesville clean up to benefit greater good

JONESVILLE — The town of Jonesville will conduct the annual spring clean up from April 16 through April 19. A few changes are hoped to make bett...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Illegals dominate forum discussion

Illegals dominate forum discussion

Issues surrounding illegal immigration were hot topics at a political forum Saturday afternoon showcasing seven Republican candidates for state and fe...

April 9th, 2018 |  


County board candidates tackle issues

County board candidates tackle issues

The pros and cons of paying volunteer firefighters, economic-development incentives and the possible pitfalls of grant funding were debated Saturday b...

April 9th, 2018 |  


HCMH Foundation harnesses second scholarship

HCMH Foundation harnesses second scholarship

Remembering one’s origins is what the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship is all about, and Phyllis Harris understood that....

April 9th, 2018 |  


12-year-old run-away found safe

12-year-old run-away found safe

Surry County authorities have found a boy who had run away from the Children’s Home of Surry County, though few additional details are forthcomi...

April 8th, 2018 updated: April 8th, 2018. |  


Partners Behavioral Health Management becomes i2i Champion

The i2i Center for Integrative Health is pleased to announce that Partners Behavioral Health Management has become a Champion Supporter of the i2i Cen...

April 7th, 2018 |  


Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Marty L. Roberts, right, vice president and general manager of operations for the local Rid-A-Bug team, attends the annual Legislative Event sponsored...

April 6th, 2018 |