Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:17:23 EST 1800 ‘What’s up, doc?’ http://elkintribune.com/news/news-news_education/150330718/Whats-up-doc Joseph Pugh, a Mountain Park Elementary School prekindergarten student, harvests carrots planted by last year's pre-k students. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:32:08 EST Friday night previews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150356022/Friday-night-previews Ashe County (8-0, 5-0) at Starmount (6-3, 4-1), 7:30Last year's result: Starmount 20, Ashe County 13 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:01:03 EST North Stanly no problem for Starmount http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351029/North-Stanly-no-problem-for-Starmount BOONVILLE — No. 4 Starmount came out strong and finished off North Stanly, 9-0, in the opening round of the 1A state playoffs Tuesday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:51:09 EST Foothills Fury wrestling meeting Tuesday http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150357164/Foothills-Fury-wrestling-meeting-Tuesday The Foothills Fury Wrestling Club is gearing up for the 2014-2015 season.There will be an organizational meeting for parents of Foothills Fury wrestlers at Bridges Academy on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:19:06 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351220/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, October 28Men's soccer1A 1st round: Starmount 9, North Stanly 0 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:36:05 EST Poetry’s ambassador http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150333410/Poetrys-ambassador For some, poetry may not seem like an art form to get excited about, but that's not the case for one local doctor. Dr. Bill Griffin, a physician at Jonesville Family Medical Center, has a passion for poetry and it's one he hopes to pass on... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:12:06 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351354/ Elkin's Ty Parsons breaks off a long run during last week's Pee Wee win over West Wilkes. Saturday, the undefeated Buckin' Elks travel to Ashe County to face the Huskies in the Pee Wee Super Bowl. Game time is 2 p.m. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:51:08 EST NCHSAA volleyball championships Saturday in Raleigh http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150349315/NCHSAA-volleyball-championships-Saturday-in-Raleigh RALEIGH — The 39th edition of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state volleyball championships is set for Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum on the campus of North Carolina State University. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:29:15 EST Teacher turnover report soon to be released http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150327072/Teacher-turnover-report-soon-to-be-released A recent press release from Elkin City Schools reporting on the subject of the 2013-2014 teacher turnover report reminded the North Carolina State Board of Education will soon be releasing results. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:43:04 EST Driver’s ed sees budget cuts http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150319336/Drivers-ed-sees-budget-cuts Funding that once came from state highway funds to pay for driver's education no longer exists, leaving the North Carolina Public Schools' driver's education program lacking. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:18:11 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150311403/Church-calendar Oct. 31• 3 to 6 p.m., Grace Bible Church,5100 U.S. 601, Yadkinville, will have a BBQ dinner and silent auction. BBQ plates, eat in or carry out, are $8 per plate or pound. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:50:05 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150311393/Community-calendar Oct. 30• 10:15 a.m., “Book Babies” at the Elkin Public Library. Program will last 20-25 minutes and is for babies age 0-24 months and their caregiver. 336-835-5586. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:49:06 EST Historians recognize work of locals http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150316428/Historians-recognize-work-of-locals MOORESVILLE — At the 73rd annual awards meeting of the North Carolina Society of Historians, Inc. in Mooresville recently, two Yadkin County persons were cited for their work in local history, Anna Shelton Black and Andrew Mackie, president of... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:34:09 EST Elkin throttles West Wilkes to advance to Super Bowl http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150329720/Elkin-throttles-West-Wilkes-to-advance-to-Super-Bowl Elkin Pee Wee team rolled to a quick lead and coasted to its eighth win of the season, this time over the Blackhawks of West Wilkes 34-0. With the win, the Buckin' Elks advance to next Saturday's Super Bowl at Ashe against the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:01:11 EST Elkin primed for state meet http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150328255/Elkin-primed-for-state-meet Saturday is what both Elkin cross country teams have been looking toward since the beginning of summer.“We're trusting that there's one more big race in them,” Elkin Coach Dan Merritt said Tuesday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:01:08 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150311230/Stone-Mountain-News The firefighters at Traphill Fire Department will be giving out treats on Friday, beginning at 6 p.m. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:48:09 EST Foley, Roten thanked for service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150319428/Foley-Roten-thanked-for-service At the Elkin City Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe, along with the school board, said farewell to board of education members, J. Foley Norman, board chairman, and Stewart Roten giving comments of... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:22:09 EST Farmers market to continue http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150329601/Farmers-market-to-continue Last Saturday was slated to be the last Elkin Farmers Market for the season, but thanks to a downtown business, the market will continue for a few more weeks. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:44:14 EST Elks fall to Villains in 3rd round http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150329314/Elks-fall-to-Villains-in-3rd-round WINSTON-SALEM — Bishop McGuinness, the state's No. 1-ranked women's tennis team, ended Elkin's season, 6-0, in the third round of the state 1A playoffs at the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center Monday. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:30:08 EST Stevens, Wiles vying for state House seat http://elkintribune.com/news/news-politics/150329081/Stevens-Wiles-vying-for-state-House-seat Editor's Note: Two candidates are vying for the 90th District seat in the N.C. House of Representatives now held by Rep. Sarah Stevens. The district includes all of Surry County and part of Wilkes County. Stevens is running for another term... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:46:07 EST