Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:38:40 EST 1800 Two persons dead in separate weekend accidents http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152629318/Two-persons-dead-in-separate-weekend-accidents Two persons died in connection with two unrelated incidents in Surry County Saturday. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:35:21 EST Barber shares stories http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152621264/Barber-shares-stories Kindergarten students at Copeland Elementary School had the honor of meeting local author and illustrator, Sue Barber. She came to read her recently published book, “Little Rabbit.” Barber is a retired Surry County Schools teaching... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:50:21 EST SCC’s spring 2015 student art show opens April 2 http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152621957/SCCs-spring-2015-student-art-show-opens-April-2 DOBSON — The spring 2015 Student Art Show, sponsored by the Surry Community College Art Club, will feature a variety of artistic creations including graphic design, drawings, photography, ceramics and watercolor paintings. Associate of Fine Art... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:22 EST ‘Bee Aware’ team exhibits at White House Science Fair http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/152621800/Bee-Aware-team-exhibits-at-White-House-Science-Fair WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of High Country students was among just 36 teams from across the nation to exhibit their enterprising honeybee project recently at the White House Science Fair. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:55:22 EST Inclusion and community at core of annual Fiddlers Convention http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152622750/Inclusion-and-community-at-core-of-annual-Fiddlers-Convention DOBSON — The sixth annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention followed suit with 0ld-time music itself as it continued its tradition of community. According to organizer Buck Buckner, the convention opened Friday night to a packed Surry Community... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:30:21 EST MerleFest 2015 continues popular Acoustic Kids Showcases http://elkintribune.com/news/entertainment/152564444/MerleFest-2015-continues-popular-Acoustic-Kids-Showcases WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 23-26, announced the return of the Acoustic Kids Showcases to the 2015 festival. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:15:22 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152618780/Local-sports-roundup RONDA — Corrinn Shores had two goals and Makayla Dimmette had a goal and an assist as Elkin defeated East Wilkes, 3-0, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Friday. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:35:34 EST Cards edge Elks, 5-3 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152625840/Cards-edge-Elks-5-3 RONDA — Grace Johnson and Brie Jarvis broke a 3-3 tie with run-scoring singles in the fifth inning as East Wilkes defeated Elkin, 5-3, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Thursday. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:35:31 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152618831/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeThursday, March 26Men's tennisEast Wilkes 9, Ashe County 0Elkin 9, Wilkes Central 0 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:35:27 EST Cards tip Falcons http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152597477/Cards-tip-Falcons RONDA — Grace Johnson singled in the game's only run and Brandi Parks and the East Wilkes defense made it stand up as the Cardinals nipped 2A power Forbush, 1-0, Thursday night. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:35:24 EST Cards outlast Elks http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152625904/Cards-outlast-Elks RONDA — Defense. Pitching. Constant scoring situations.And clutch hitting.“Just a great ballgame,” East coach Justin Call said. “Great plays. Great pitching.” Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:30:23 EST Snacking on Cat in the Hats http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152621201/Snacking-on-Cat-in-the-Hats At Mountain Park Elementary School, Mrs. Arrington shows the class how to create their Cat in the Hat snack. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:45:21 EST Copeland educators of year named http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152621555/Copeland-educators-of-year-named Copeland Elementary School named Amy Snow as 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Snow has been an employee of Surry County Schools for 15 years. She spent her first five years with SCS working as a teaching assistant and has taught prekindergarten for the... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:25:21 EST Parade winners named http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152563341/Parade-winners-named Mountain Park Elementary School students participated in a Dr. Seuss Book Float Parade. Winners of the parade are, First Place: Cassie Sneed; Second Place: Bob Bowers; Third Place: Grace Southard and Fourth Place: Isabelle Venable. Best of Seuss Award... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:45:21 EST Knights blank Jamestown, 4-0 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152597334/Knights-blank-Jamestown-4-0 DOBSON — John Faircloth, Blade Best and Caleb Gaster combined to pitch a shutout Thursday as Surry Community College defeated Jamestown Community College, 4-0. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:40:22 EST Hats on to Dr. Seuss http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/152564906/Hats-on-to-Dr.-Seuss Mountain Park Elementary School's prekindergarten class loves wearing their Cat in the Hat hats in Mrs. Arrington's room. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:25:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152556279/Community-Calendar March 27• 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a blood drive will be held at East Wilkes High School, 13315 Elkin Highway, Ronda. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:55:21 EST Birth announcement http://elkintribune.com/news/births/152565280/Birth-announcement Joleigh Madison LyonNicholas and Christy Lyon of Elkin announce the birth of a daughter, Joleigh Madison, on March 22 at 1:45 p.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, weighing 7 pounds and measuring... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:35:21 EST Century Care makes changes at Chatham Nursing http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152577452/Century-Care-makes-changes-at-Chatham-Nursing With the addition of a new wing, new ownership and new executive director, Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation is making changes and declaring that it is improving every day. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:20:22 EST Charity Methodist hosts Maundy Thursday service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152554514/Charity-Methodist-hosts-Maundy-Thursday-service Just in time for Easter, area churches are teaming up to bring Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper to life. For the fourth time in five years, Charity United Methodist Church, along with Maple Springs United Methodist Church, will... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:10:21 EST