Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Fri, 29 May 2015 04:41:08 EST 1800 Boogie planned for EVTA fundraiser http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153769162/Boogie-planned-for-EVTA-fundraiser The fifth annual Elkin Valley Trails Boogie is happening Thursday, and one lucky guest will walk away with a trip for two to the Bahamas. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:35:21 EST Starmount Class of 2015 graduates http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153758103/Starmount-Class-of-2015-graduates BOONVILLE — It was a day of great celebration for students and families at Starmount High School on Wednesday when 148 young people were presented with their high school diplomas. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:20:26 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153743350/Church-calendar May 29• 7 p.m., Zephyr Missionary Baptist Church, Poplar Springs Road, in Zephyr community, will have its revival featuring the Rev. Leon Holyfield as speaker. Fri, 29 May 2015 02:45:23 EST Foothills 5k, concert scheduled at park http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153748376/Foothills-5k-concert-scheduled-at-park In an event that marks the first of its kind for Elkin, Ben Crosswhite is bringing awareness, coupled with a 5k and Christian music concert to Elkin Municipal Park. The Foothills Wet Run 5k is an event that features 3.1 miles of wet, pavement pounding... Fri, 29 May 2015 01:40:22 EST HCMH receives top stroke prevention award http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153753436/HCMH-receives-top-stroke-prevention-award The numbers speak for themselves. Fri, 29 May 2015 01:25:24 EST Quick action by hospital prevents damage for mayor http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153770168/Quick-action-by-hospital-prevents-damage-for-mayor Elkin Mayor Lestine Hutchens said Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has always been a source of pride for the town. Fri, 29 May 2015 01:25:21 EST Ruby Cox celebrates 100 years http://elkintribune.com/news/birthdays/153768696/Ruby-Cox-celebrates-100-years On May 24, family and friends gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ruby Smith Cox. Fri, 29 May 2015 00:20:22 EST Overturned camper blocks highway http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153779941/Overturned-camper-blocks-highway JONESVILLE — Both southbound lanes of Interstate I-77 near the Jonesville exit were shut down for more than an hour and a half Thursday afternoon when a driver in the left lane fell asleep at the wheel, drifted right and struck a truck pulling a... Thu, 28 May 2015 21:30:28 EST Police Briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153723938/Police-Briefs Elkin Police Department reported the following arrests and incidents. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:20:21 EST Introductory class on SOLIDWORKS to be held at Surry Community http://elkintribune.com/news/business/153776546/Introductory-class-on-SOLIDWORKS-to-be-held-at-Surry-Community DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering a 40-hour introductory corporate and continuing education class on SOLIDWORKS, which is a computer-aided design software used to create models. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:22 EST Jelly roll race/lap quilt class to be held at Elkin Center http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153776437/Jelly-roll-race/lap-quilt-class-to-be-held-at-Elkin-Center DOBSON — Novices can easily get started in quilting with Surry Community College's Jelly Roll Race/Lap Quilt Class on June 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Elkin Center, 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:00:21 EST Learn how to play the mandolin or fiddle this summer at Surry http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153776363/Learn-how-to-play-the-mandolin-or-fiddle-this-summer-at-Surry DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a brand new class this summer to teach musicians, and soon-to-be musicians, how to play the mandolin. In addition, the College will also have a beginner fiddle class. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:55:24 EST Surry Community utilizes grant from Project Skill-UP http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153776260/Surry-Community-utilizes-grant-from-Project-Skill-UP DOBSON — Surry Community College has received almost $90,000 since 2009 from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (NCTTFC) allowing the College to assist 485 students with tuition and other costs. In 2015, SCC received $20,000 in... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:55:22 EST Surry to hold wine and winemaking workshops http://elkintribune.com/news/news_agricultural/153776131/Surry-to-hold-wine-and-winemaking-workshops DOBSON — Surry Community College will be conducting a series of winemaking and beer brewing workshops this summer. All the classes will be held at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology, Surry Community College, 630... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:50:23 EST Questions remain on hospital’s future http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153771153/Questions-remain-on-hospitals-future The fate of the hospital located in Yadkin County is still in question after a meeting that occurred between Yadkin County and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital representatives Thursday. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:50:26 EST Elkin Tractor Supply hosting pet event http://elkintribune.com/news/business/153766521/Elkin-Tractor-Supply-hosting-pet-event Tractor Supply Company in Elkin at 1925 N. Bridge St. Suite 100 is hosting a pet event Saturday to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday to Sunday. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:45:22 EST Strawberry season in full swing http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153725131/Strawberry-season-in-full-swing EAST BEND — Strawberries, the sweet sweet taste of early summer. Folks have been longing for those lovely bright red berries for months, and at long last the wait is over. Area residents and visitors began flocking a few weeks ago to... Thu, 28 May 2015 04:20:28 EST Elkin falls in game one http://elkintribune.com/news/hsbaseball/153739391/Elkin-falls-in-game-one NORWOOD — Elkin's baseball team struggled to put runs on the board Tuesday night in game one of a best-of-three series against South Stanly, losing 11-1 in a five-inning mercy. Luckily for Elkin, it will return home Thursday at 7 p.m. for... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:00:24 EST Forbush soccer championship bound http://elkintribune.com/news/hssoccer/153738299/Forbush-soccer-championship-bound Tuesday night's matchup against Forbush and Franklin in the Western Regional Final for women's soccer will arguably go down as one of the greatest games in 2A championship history. The grit displayed by both goalies meant it would take... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:50:21 EST Forbush softball; comeback kids http://elkintribune.com/news/hssoftball/153738976/Forbush-softball;-comeback-kids EAST BEND — When it comes to Forbush softball, call them the comeback kids.For the second game in a row, Forbush found itself down late but battled through adversity to come back. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:30:21 EST