Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:18:10 EST 1800 Defense the word at Starmount this season http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50629126/Defense-the-word-at-Starmount-this-season BOONVILLE — For 12 years and through four state championships, Starmount has been known for its offense.Not this year. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:01:22 EST Falcons remembers Debbie Greene http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50637939/Falcons-remembers-Debbie-Greene EAST BEND — Tuesday night, Sept. 23, is Pink Night at Forbush High School. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:01:15 EST Parker, Atkins derail Bailes at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50638773/Parker-Atkins-derail-Bailes-at-Friendship The dominance of Ross Bailes at Friendship Motor Speedway has bern at least temporarily hatled as Ron Parker of Belwood won the SeCA Crate Late Model feature and Ryan Atkins of Mount Airy won the FUEL Racing Series feature. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:01:13 EST Grace Clinic receives funding from The Winston-Salem Foundation http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50622320/Grace-Clinic-receives-funding-from-The-Winston-Salem-Foundation Tri County Health Resource Center (Grace Clinic), the free clinic for uninsured, low-income adults in the Yadkin Valley, received a generous grant award of $8,000 from The Winston-Salem Foundation on Aug. 27. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50620329/Church-calendar Sept. 15-17• 7 p.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, Elkin, presents fall revival with Alex McFarland. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:50:04 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50620304/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:06 EST Disquiet back in the homeland http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50605414/Disquiet-back-in-the-homeland One time I headed up the mountain to the Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain just for a look-around. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:23:08 EST YV United Fund holds kick-off http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50626721/YV-United-Fund-holds-kick-off The Yadkin Valley United Fund began its kick-off with a goal to raise $145,000 by Nov. 21 at Elkin High School during a close football game match-up against Surry Central High School held at Grissom Stadium on Friday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:19:07 EST Walking back in time is a Revolutionary experience http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50621871/Walking-back-in-time-is-a-Revolutionary-experience Time travel is just one of the special experiences visitors get from walking along any part of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. And one group has been doing this annually for 40 years. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:53:14 EST Williamson-Hayes to wed in November http://elkintribune.com/news/engagements/50620364/Williamson-Hayes-to-wed-in-November Mr. and Mrs. Lonny Williamson of Stony Point announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashleigh Brooke, to Thomas Conley Hayes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hayes of Jonesville. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:34:06 EST VFW 7794 awards donation to Elkin JROTC http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50618457/VFW-7794-awards-donation-to-Elkin-JROTC Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7794 of Elkin Quartermaster Sam Bishop and Commander Joe Hicks presented the Elkin JROTC program a $500 check on Friday and thanked the cadets and instructors Maj. Roy Ferguson and Sgt. Kenneth Abrams for their work in... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:28:08 EST Memorial gives first Morrison Scholar Award http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50627281/Memorial-gives-first-Morrison-Scholar-Award The 25th annual Clifford Morrison Memorial art competition brought a variety of categories, genres and themes on Friday at Foothills Art Gallery with the photography submission, entitled “mother's day” bringing “Best in... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:50:07 EST ECS educators get ‘iced’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50626741/ECS-educators-get-iced Elkin City Schools principals and Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe get iced at the Elkin football game after they took an ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Ice water was poured on by students who appeared happy to rise to... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:21:07 EST Eagles topple Elks, 24-14 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50627438/Eagles-topple-Elks-24-14 ELKIN — Surry Central earned a 24-14 victory against Elkin on Friday night, for the Golden Eagles' first win against Elkin since 2000. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:08:11 EST Cardinals fall to North Iredell http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50628936/Cardinals-fall-to-North-Iredell RONDA — North Iredell, doing all of its scoring in the first half, defeated East Wilkes, 36-12, in a nonconference game Friday night. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:37:08 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50623448/Local-sports-roundup BOONVILLE — Starmount took doubles wins at No. 2 and No. 3 to clinch a hard-fought 5-4 win over Alleghany Thursday evening. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:18:05 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50623158/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, September 11Men's soccerEast Wilkes 6, Alleghany 0 Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:56:08 EST Better than sliced bread http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50605558/Better-than-sliced-bread Long gone are the days of sliced bread being the greatest culinary invention. Two area locals are taking bread baking back to its roots. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:37:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50605502/Church-calendar Sept. 13• 8 a.m. to noon, “Fun Fest,” yard sale at Welcome Valley Baptist Church. Then from noon to 6 p.m., “Fun Fest,” games, crafts, raffles,... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:50:06 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50605537/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:49:04 EST