Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:19:24 EST 1800 Kids score book bags, supplies through charity event http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50319950/Kids-score-book-bags-supplies-through-charity-event Book bags and school supplies were distributed on Monday evening by local charity known for community give-aways. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:01:09 EST Elks young, but deep in 2014 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50285861/Elks-young-but-deep-in-2014 Elkin Coach Heath Foster expects as many as “six or seven” freshmen or sophomores to crack his starting 11 this fall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:11 EST Basketball sites selected for tourneys http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50317587/Basketball-sites-selected-for-tourneys CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has announced its two regional basketball tournament sites for the 2014-15 season. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:00:09 EST Rain stops East Wilkes match http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345434/Rain-stops-East-Wilkes-match RONDA — It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:18:05 EST Elks open with win over Wilkes Central http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50345260/Elks-open-with-win-over-Wilkes-Central WILKESBORO — Elkin opened its 2014 season with a rain-shortened 7-1 win over Wilkes Central Tuesday.The Elks host East Wilkes Thursday. The singles matches are scheduled to begin at 4:30.Results Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:11:06 EST Cast call for “Almost Maine” http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top/50342146/Cast-call-for-Almost-Maine The Foothills Arts Council is looking up to the Northern Lights for its next Art in the Garden performance. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:05:10 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50331528/Police-briefs The Elkin Police Department released the following information for Aug. 12-18. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:50:07 EST Cardinals open with win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50336136/Cardinals-open-with-win RONDA — East Wilkes opened their season with a three-set win over Pine Lake Prep Monday.The Cardinals will host Forbush, 1-0, Thursday at 5. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:51:05 EST Cheek, Nance big winners at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50334258/Cheek-Nance-big-winners-at-Friendship It was double points nights with all seven racing divisions competing Saturday night at Friendship Motor Speedway. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:14:07 EST Upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50317771/Upcoming-schedule Monday, August 18Men's soccer North Surry 6, East Wilkes 1Starmount at Mount Airy, ppd., rainVolleyballEast Surry 3, Elkin 0 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:21:03 EST Kids enjoy back to school bash http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50309571/Kids-enjoy-back-to-school-bash Area youth got a chance on Saturday to enjoy a lovely summer day at the park and prepare to head back to school with the help of a local church. New Covenant Church hosted its fifth annual Back to School Bash at Elkin Municipal Park where members... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:22:07 EST Offer to purchase made on chamber building http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50297814/Offer-to-purchase-made-on-chamber-building The Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce building could be seeing new ownership in the next couple of months if plans move forward as they were presented Thursday to the chamber Board of Directors. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:16:06 EST Tractor show a success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50309198/Tractor-show-a-success HAMPTONVILLE — The smell of bacon frying wafted enticingly out the front doors of the Windor's Crossroads Community Center on Saturday as friends and neighbors gathered for the 10th annual Windsor's Crossroads Ruritan Club breakfast... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:43:05 EST A lot returning at Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50272170/A-lot-returning-at-Elkin With just one player graduated from last year's Mountain Valley Athletic Conference runner-up team, the Elkin women's tennis team will expect to compete for the conference championship this season. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:08 EST Young team looking for strong season http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50285809/Young-team-looking-for-strong-season The Elkin volleyball program — buoyed by more players trying out, more height, and returning experience — is still young and is still in the tough Mountain Valley Athletic Conference. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:07 EST Prism Medical Products showcased to pols http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50296846/Prism-Medical-Products-showcased-to-pols The Quarterly Conference of Locally Elected Officials held a meeting on Thursday evening at The Elkin Center.Guests were welcomed by Surry County Board of Commissioner Paul Johnson and Elkin Mayor Lestine Hutchens. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:49:04 EST Births http://elkintribune.com/news/births/50241043/Births Tristan Cylas EscutiaPedro José and Amber Jean Escutia of Lowgap announce the birth of their son, Tristan Cylas, on Aug. 7 at 7:25 p.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital,... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:44:03 EST Farmers pavilion construction approved http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50283303/Farmers-pavilion-construction-approved Town of Elkin Board of Commissioners have accepted and put in motion the final ingredients necessary to build a farmer's pavilion to be located in the parking lot of Town Hall. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:03 EST EVTA plans second bridge, and steam engine sculpture http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50285490/EVTA-plans-second-bridge-and-steam-engine-sculpture After the completion of one bridge project, the Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) chairman said it's time to start the process on a second bridge. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 04:37:03 EST Bell tower blues http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/50241288/Bell-tower-blues Springtime is really lovely on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. The beauty of it all helps to lessen the academic pressure. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:57:03 EST