Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:30:33 EST 1800 Quilters make T-shirt keepsake http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153136292/Quilters-make-T-shirt-keepsake On a cool rainy day that would have been nicely spent covered up in a quilt, a group of ladies were busy learning how to construct their own quilt from old T-shirts. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:22 EST Lady Falcons defeat West Stokes http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153139067/Lady-Falcons-defeat-West-Stokes The Lady Falcons defeated West Stokes Tuesday night 11-0 and again on Friday 10-1. Forbush remains undefeated 7-0 in conference play Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:00:22 EST Forbush crushes ‘Cats http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153138973/Forbush-crushes-Cats KING — Forbush slugged its way past West Stokes Friday night in a 12-3 WPAC matchup.After coming off a 3-2 loss to North Surry the night before Falcons coach Denny Key said he saw noticeable improvements in his team. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:55:24 EST Steelman to lead United Fund http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153138428/Steelman-to-lead-United-Fund The Board of Directors of the Yadkin Valley United Fund announce that effective May 1 David Steelman will become the organization's executive director. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:05:21 EST Belk donates to C.B. Eller http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-news_education/153137532/Belk-donates-to-C.B.-Eller C.B. Eller Elementary School was selected by Belk of Elkin to receive 100 percent of the profits from the sale of angel ornaments. Chad Man, principal, accepts a check for $2,487 from Leon F. Baskerville, store manager of Belk in Elkin. On behalf of... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:40:21 EST Autism walk raises more than $40,000 http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139351/Autism-walk-raises-more-than-$40000 MOUNT AIRY — Cheers rang out from a group of volunteers at Riverside Park when Bridget Soots was informed that this year's Autism Walk had raised more than $40,000. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:15:22 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094928/ Mountain Park Elementary School's fifth grade recently enjoy a field trip to Surry Central to learn about body systems and the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Here, Kelsy Francis, Nancy Espino, Ethan Swaim, Devin Holsclaw, Ronnie Hartzog and... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:55:21 EST Hounds get 7th straight win http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153138887/Hounds-get-7th-straight-win MOUNT AIRY — North Surry won its seventh straight game with a 3-2 win over Forbush Thursday night.The Greyhounds improved to 14-3 and are in a tie with West Stokes atop the Western Piedmont Conference standings. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:25 EST Mount Airy High hosts Special Olympics http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139305/Mount-Airy-High-hosts-Special-Olympics MOUNT AIRY — On Friday Mount Airy High School played host to the county's Special Olympics Spring Games for its second year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:24 EST Day stresses anyone can be a hero http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139293/Day-stresses-anyone-can-be-a-hero PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County Child Protection Team's first Child Abuse Awareness Day Friday at the Edward M. Armfield Civic and Recreation Center wanted children to know there are lots of heroes, including themselves. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:20 EST Combs, teammates 7th at Penn Relays http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153138042/Combs-teammates-7th-at-Penn-Relays A Starmount graduate placed seventh in the nation with his relay teammates Friday at the Penn Relays held at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:45:21 EST MerleFest announces 2015 CASC winners http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/153137867/MerleFest-announces-2015-CASC-winners WILKESBORO — The Austin Stage was packed for MerleFest 2015's 23rd Annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest. Writers of the following 12 songs were selected from 639 entries and competed on the Austin Stage at MerleFest on... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:10:22 EST Elementary girls have spa day at Surry Community http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094573/Elementary-girls-have-spa-day-at-Surry-Community DOBSON — Around 35 girls were treated to a day of beauty with Cosmetology students at Surry Community College in March. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST Budbreak Festival celebrates grapes and grains on May 2 http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/153095371/Budbreak-Festival-celebrates-grapes-and-grains-on-May-2 MOUNT AIRY — North Carolina's flourishing wine industry mixes with an emerging craft beer scene at the Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival on May 2. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:10:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091804/Community-Calendar April 24• 10 to 11 a.m., FAFSA Friday is hosted by the Educational Opportunity Center and will be held in EOC Career Resources Lab, A-Building, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:22 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153094839/Police-briefs • On April 16, officers observed a vehicle with an expired registration plate. As the officer approached the vehicle, he detected a strong odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle. Michael Christopher Clark, 26, of Chavez Lane in Seven Springs,... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:55:21 EST Wine auction benefits HCMH Foundation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153042209/Wine-auction-benefits-HCMH-Foundation The date is drawing nearer for the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival and members of the community are gearing up for a weekend of events. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:15:22 EST Racing a family tradition http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153100123/Racing-a-family-tradition ROARING RIVER — Austin Johnson, the 7-year-old son of Matt and Autumn Johnson of Roaring River, has been around racing all of his life. His father began racing when he was 8 and has competed in everything from go-karts to stock... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:00:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091821/Church-calendar April 25• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church will hold a church-wide yard sale in the hut behind the church, 116 N. Carolina Ave. Also being sold are breakfast, hot dog lunch... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:45:21 EST East Surry blanks Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153099267/East-Surry-blanks-Elkin PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tyler Smith tossed a two-hit shutout and East Surry won its eighth in a row after beating Elkin 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday at Barry Hall Field. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:30:21 EST