Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:20:32 EST 1800 Hounds get 7th straight win http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153138887/Hounds-get-7th-straight-win MOUNT AIRY — North Surry won its seventh straight game with a 3-2 win over Forbush Thursday night.The Greyhounds improved to 14-3 and are in a tie with West Stokes atop the Western Piedmont Conference standings. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:25 EST Mount Airy High hosts Special Olympics http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139305/Mount-Airy-High-hosts-Special-Olympics MOUNT AIRY — On Friday Mount Airy High School played host to the county's Special Olympics Spring Games for its second year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:24 EST Day stresses anyone can be a hero http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153139293/Day-stresses-anyone-can-be-a-hero PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County Child Protection Team's first Child Abuse Awareness Day Friday at the Edward M. Armfield Civic and Recreation Center wanted children to know there are lots of heroes, including themselves. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:30:20 EST Combs, teammates 7th at Penn Relays http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153138042/Combs-teammates-7th-at-Penn-Relays A Starmount graduate placed seventh in the nation with his relay teammates Friday at the Penn Relays held at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:45:21 EST MerleFest announces 2015 CASC winners http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/153137867/MerleFest-announces-2015-CASC-winners WILKESBORO — The Austin Stage was packed for MerleFest 2015's 23rd Annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest. Writers of the following 12 songs were selected from 639 entries and competed on the Austin Stage at MerleFest on... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:10:22 EST Elementary girls have spa day at Surry Community http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153094573/Elementary-girls-have-spa-day-at-Surry-Community DOBSON — Around 35 girls were treated to a day of beauty with Cosmetology students at Surry Community College in March. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST Budbreak Festival celebrates grapes and grains on May 2 http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/153095371/Budbreak-Festival-celebrates-grapes-and-grains-on-May-2 MOUNT AIRY — North Carolina's flourishing wine industry mixes with an emerging craft beer scene at the Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival on May 2. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:10:21 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091804/Community-Calendar April 24• 10 to 11 a.m., FAFSA Friday is hosted by the Educational Opportunity Center and will be held in EOC Career Resources Lab, A-Building, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:22 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153094839/Police-briefs • On April 16, officers observed a vehicle with an expired registration plate. As the officer approached the vehicle, he detected a strong odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle. Michael Christopher Clark, 26, of Chavez Lane in Seven Springs,... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:55:21 EST Wine auction benefits HCMH Foundation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153042209/Wine-auction-benefits-HCMH-Foundation The date is drawing nearer for the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival and members of the community are gearing up for a weekend of events. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:15:22 EST Racing a family tradition http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153100123/Racing-a-family-tradition ROARING RIVER — Austin Johnson, the 7-year-old son of Matt and Autumn Johnson of Roaring River, has been around racing all of his life. His father began racing when he was 8 and has competed in everything from go-karts to stock... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:00:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153091821/Church-calendar April 25• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church will hold a church-wide yard sale in the hut behind the church, 116 N. Carolina Ave. Also being sold are breakfast, hot dog lunch... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:45:21 EST East Surry blanks Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153099267/East-Surry-blanks-Elkin PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tyler Smith tossed a two-hit shutout and East Surry won its eighth in a row after beating Elkin 10-0 in five innings on Wednesday at Barry Hall Field. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:30:21 EST Funding cuts could affect parents, future student drivers http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153071413/Funding-cuts-could-affect-parents-future-student-drivers After recent budget renovations and funding disbursement changes, local schools could be forced with harsh decisions regarding driver's education versus teaching positions. What's even worse, parents could end up footing the... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:00:21 EST Elkin sweeps 1A tennis titles http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/153070827/Elkin-sweeps-1A-tennis-titles ELKIN — The rainy weather moved out just in time to have a bright, sunny day for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tennis tournament on Tuesday. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:50:22 EST Students team up with Watershed NOW http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153093704/Students-team-up-with-Watershed-NOW As part of the week-long Earth Day awareness and celebration, Elkin Middle School teamed up with the Watershed NOW group to label and decorate storm drains around town. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:15:22 EST Fairfield gets fifth top award http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153100823/Fairfield-gets-fifth-top-award For the fifth year running, a local hotel has been named the top site in its chain of lodging facilities based on customer feedback, a first for its hotel company. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:35:21 EST Ashe shuts out Elkin, 2-0 http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-sports/153098103/Ashe-shuts-out-Elkin-2-0 WEST JEFFERSON — A pair of second half goals made the difference between two of the top teams in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference on Wednesday evening.Both Ashe and Elkin battled to a scoreless tie in the first half. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:30:21 EST Surry’s White wins Region X Golf Tournament http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153100345/Surrys-White-wins-Region-X-Golf-Tournament DOBSON — For the second year in a row, sophomore Chandler White will represent Surry Community College in the NJCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship in Scottsboro, Alabama. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:05:21 EST WPAC tennis tournament continues today http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/153099732/WPAC-tennis-tournament-continues-today MOUNT AIRY — North Surry's Corbin Willard goes for his second-straight conference championship today, and Surry Central's two doubles team will meet in other final today at North Surry. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:55:28 EST