Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:29:40 EST 1800 (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151316457/ By Jim Fullerjfuller@civitasmedia.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:55:21 EST Foster parent receives conviction http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151590960/Foster-parent-receives-conviction YADKINVILLE — In the case that led to an investigation into the Wilkes County Department of Social Services, a conclusion has finally been reached for foster parent Randy Galyean, who was living in Boonville at the time of the incident leading... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:35:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151551140/Community-Calendar Jan. 30• 10:15 a.m., 2 & 3 year olds Pre-school Story Hour will be “Out of the Box.” Call 336-835-5586. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:55:22 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/151565304/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:23 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/151569175/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:22 EST January is school board appreciation month http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/151565179/January-is-school-board-appreciation-month What makes a school board effective? School board members have a commitment to a vision of high expectations for student achievement. The board members have strong shared beliefs and values about every student's ability to learn. They support... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:50:21 EST Church prepares for annual ‘Super’ blood drive http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151544082/Church-prepares-for-annual-Super-blood-drive On Sunday, many folks will gather around the television to pull for their favored team on the gridiron. Before settling in for the Super Bowl, the staff of Elkin First Baptist Church encourages the community to donate blood in its annual drive through... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:15:23 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151551150/Church-calendar Feb. 13• 6:30 p.m., Swaims Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary will have a “Valentines Dinner.” Spaghetti, lasagna, salad, deserts and drinks will be served. Carry-out is available at... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:45:22 EST Road work ahead http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151564743/Road-work-ahead Workers with Allis Concrete Construction, LLC closed sections of downtown Elkin earlier in the week. According to Allis employee Scott Lanning, the company was resurfacing manhole covers. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:20:21 EST Girls inspired by messages http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/151552771/Girls-inspired-by-messages Monday night was a time for grown girls to share their stories and inspire younger girls, as the second annual Girls EmPowering Girls symposium was held in downtown Elkin. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:40:22 EST Fans prepare for Super Bowl http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151552601/Fans-prepare-for-Super-Bowl As the excitement surrounding Super Bowl XLIX continues to build, local residents prepare for parties, gatherings and overall merriment. Whether they're pulling for a certain team or simply watching it for the commercials, Sunday's game... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:30:21 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151569796/Local-sports-roundup WILKESBORO — East Wilkes earned another impressive Mountain Valley Athletic conference win, taking a 61-53 victory over Wilkes Central Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:30:22 EST Elkin women drop tough one to West http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151567577/Elkin-women-drop-tough-one-to-West MILLERS CREEK — West Wilkes shook off a bad first quarter to take a 53-49 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win over Elkin Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:26 EST Hawks defeat Elks 46-22 in MVAC wrestling dual http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151569834/Hawks-defeat-Elks-46-22-in-MVAC-wrestling-dual Traditional powerhouse West Wilkes traveled to Elkin on Tuesday evening to face a much younger and certainly smaller (in numbers) Elkin squad. The Hawks returned home to Millers Creek with probably much more respect for their opponents than they had... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:22 EST Rams claim top MVAC 1A spot http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151563591/Rams-claim-top-MVAC-1A-spot BOONVILLE — Starmount secured the top 1A berth in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference with a 39-34 win over Elkin Friday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:22 EST Rams claim two more victims http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151566635/Rams-claim-two-more-victims OLIN — Starmount recovered from a slow start to throttle 3A North Iredell, 66-41, in a nonconference basketball game Wednesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:05:22 EST Elkin claims MVAC titles http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151497909/Elkin-claims-MVAC-titles PILOT MOUNTAIN — Elkin swept the swimming titles at the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet Saturday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:55:24 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150950402/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 27Men's basketballWest Wilkes 77, Elkin 50Starmount 46, Ashe County 43 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:25 EST King reaches 1,000-point milestone http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/151548187/King-reaches-1000-point-milestone MILLERS CREEK — Kody King reached 1,000 points for his varsity career with a backboard-shaking dunk late in the first quarter of Elkin's 77-50 loss to West Wilkes Tuesday night. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:22 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/151506136/Community-Calendar Jan. 29• Book Babies programs at the Elkin Public Library will be at 10:15 a.m. with Miss Wendy. Stories and songs for parents and the baby will last 20 to 25 minutes and is for babies age birth... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:23 EST