Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:28:50 EST 1800 It’s Schumak again http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152152588/Its-Schumak-again CHAPEL HILL —Elkin senior Matthew Schumak lost his first bout of the season, but went on to become a three-time state champion at the North Carolina Fencing League championships held at McDougle Middle School Saturday. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:20:22 EST All-MVAC women’s team named http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152124819/All-MVAC-womens-team-named Several area women were listed when the all-Mountain Valley Athletic Conference team was named. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:45:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152127750/Stone-Mountain-News There will be a chicken stew fundraiser for the Baker/Spicer family on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Traphill Fire Department. There will be lots of good food, music, games and fun. All proceeds will go toward medical expenses. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:30:23 EST All-MVAC http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152124948/All-MVAC Several local players earned Mountain Valley Athletic Conference honors this season.Starmount senior James Ashley and head coach Rocky Horton picked up Player of the Year and Coach of the Year honors. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:45:22 EST Tourism partnership relaunches website with new URL http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152127876/Tourism-partnership-relaunches-website-with-new-URL DOBSON — The Tourism Partnership of Surry County has launched a new website which utilizes the latest in online technology to showcase its picturesque county in the heart of the Yadkin Valley. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:35:22 EST Hall earns ODAC Athlete of the Week laurels http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152138355/Hall-earns-ODAC-Athlete-of-the-Week-laurels FOREST, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 1 and Washington and Lee had two student-athletes honored. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:05:22 EST Small Business Center announces March events http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152127982/Small-Business-Center-announces-March-events DOBSON — The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in March at various locations in Surry and Yadkin counties. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:40:23 EST Sculptor Lisa Clague to hold workshop March 4-5 http://elkintribune.com/news/arts/152128425/Sculptor-Lisa-Clague-to-hold-workshop-March-4-5 DOBSON — Lisa Clague, an internationally-known clay artist and sculptor, will be holding a free workshop March 4-5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ceramics Studio in Building E-162 at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. An artist... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:00:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152092726/Community-Calendar March 2• 1:30 to 6 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Surry American Red Cross, 844 Westlake Drive, Mount Airy. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:55:23 EST Living passion http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152095754/Living-passion As a child, Brandon Vaughn found himself the target of constant bullying. “There was no rhyme or reason,” Vaughn said. “Kids can unfortunately be cruel sometimes.” Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:15:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152092748/Church-calendar March 4-8• 7 p.m. nightly, 11 a.m. Sunday, Missions conference at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 220 Calvary Road, Ronda. Preaching will be Bro. Larry Adams and different missionaries each... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:45:21 EST The Ark celebrates 15 years http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152115575/The-Ark-celebrates-15-years There was a full house at The Ark on Sunday to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Elkin's homeless shelter. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:10:21 EST A biblical plague upon my house http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152093020/A-biblical-plague-upon-my-house Any old-time, fire-and-brimstone preacher would gasp in envy over the orations that I've been enjoying this winter. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:25:22 EST Soup Off a great success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152114397/Soup-Off-a-great-success With snow still on the ground and chilly temperatures, Saturday was the perfect day to warm up with a bowl of hearty soup or spicy chili and that's just what attendees did at the Great American Soup Off. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:05:21 EST East claims first-round win over Andrews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152114744/East-claims-first-round-win-over-Andrews RONDA — Jada McCrimmon scored 15 points and had seven rebounds and Lauren Johnson added 14 points and seven rebounds of her own as No. 7 East Wilkes ran to a 67-32 win over No. 26 Andrews Friday night. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:50:23 EST Elkin clips East http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152114733/Elkin-clips-East RONDA — It was no thing of beauty but No. 23 Elkin slipped past No. 7 East Wilkes, 46-30, in a second-round 1A West regional basketball game Saturday afternoon. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:50:23 EST Movin’ on http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152113187/Movin-on BOONVILLE — James Ashley scored 27 points as second-seeded Starmount finally shook off No. 18 East Surry in the fourth quarter for a 61-46 1A West second-round victory Saturday afternoon. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:50:21 EST Library services adjusted in preparation for transition http://elkintribune.com/news/news/152108833/Library-services-adjusted-in-preparation-for-transition Northwestern Regional Library is joining the growing NC Cardinal Library Consortium as a result of a grant from the State Library of North Carolina. NC Cardinal is dedicated to sharing resources including books and AV and expanding opportunities... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:35:22 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/152106984/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeWednesday, February 25Men's basketball Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:00:23 EST Leaders honored at Black History Month celebration http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/152108946/Leaders-honored-at-Black-History-Month-celebration JONESVILLE — Community members gathered on Saturday to celebrate Black History Month with songs, skits and remembrances of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The program, coordinated by members of the Jonesville Historical... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:55:21 EST