Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 May 2015 10:24:09 EST 1800 Elkin home hosts Obscura event http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153720425/Elkin-home-hosts-Obscura-event Atlas Obscura is an international event that seeks to highlight wondrous and curious places from around the world, including France, Germany, United Kingdom and Elkin, North Carolina. Wed, 27 May 2015 03:35:22 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153718280/Church-calendar Today-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. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:45:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153719781/Stone-Mountain-News Tickets are still available to see an Elvis impersonator at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday. Dinner will be ready at 6 p.m. with the show starting shortly after. You must have a ticket to attend the event. Tickets are $15 per person which... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:25:26 EST County hopes to retain hospital license http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153731507/County-hopes-to-retain-hospital-license It was a packed house at an emergency meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners held Tuesday in the wake of the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The county has been at odds with hospital management company HMC for several... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:45:26 EST Community honors the fallen http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153713490/Community-honors-the-fallen The sun beat down on a somber Memorial Day morning in Elkin Municipal Park as residents gathered to remember the lives of soldiers who fought to defend the nation's freedom. Tue, 26 May 2015 14:45:21 EST Boonville Bash slated for Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153720450/Boonville-Bash-slated-for-Saturday BOONVILLE — The town of Boonville is ready to party. The annual summer block party known as the Boonville Bash is scheduled for Saturday at Boonville Elementary School. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:40:22 EST Staff speak out at prayer service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153698507/Staff-speak-out-at-prayer-service A prayer vigil took place on the campus of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Tuesday morning, where employees and community members gathered to show support for the hospital following its unexpected closing on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:27 EST Commissioners to hold emergency meeting at 2 p.m. http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153713758/Commissioners-to-hold-emergency-meeting-at-2-p.m. The Yadkin County commissioners have called an emergency meeting in regard to the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital in Yadkinville. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. today in Commissioners' Meeting Room in the Yadkin... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:30 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153667516/Community-Calendar May 25• 10 a.m., Capt. Mark Garner Post 7794 Veterans of Foreign Wars will present its annual Memorial Day ceremony honor the arean's fallen veterans at Elkin Municipal Park. This... Mon, 25 May 2015 10:55:21 EST Vietnam Vet speaks at Memorial Day service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153691899/Vietnam-Vet-speaks-at-Memorial-Day-service JONESVILLE — For some, Memorial Day weekend is just the kick-off to summer, the chance for a long weekend beach trip, a cookout or a sale at the local department store. The true meaning of the holiday, which began in 1868 as Decoration Day, has... Mon, 25 May 2015 04:15:25 EST Here come the judge(s) http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153640975/Here-come-the-judge(s) Neither man nor beast is safe, as the old saying goes, while the legislature is in session in Raleigh. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:25:21 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/news/153667541/Church-calendar May 25-29• 7 p.m., Zephyr Missionary Baptist Church, Poplar Springs Road, in Zephyr community, will have its revival featuring the Rev. Leon Holyfield as speaker. Mon, 25 May 2015 02:45:21 EST County releases statement on hospital closure http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153692861/County-releases-statement-on-hospital-closure YADKINVILLE — Following the unexpected closure of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital on Friday, involved parties have engaged in press release battle, both attempting to point the finger of blame at one another. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:55:23 EST First cruise-in of the summer http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153684325/First-cruise-in-of-the-summer A classic Camaro that once served as a pace car at Indianapolis graces the streets of Elkin during the first cruise-in of the summer Saturday. Sun, 24 May 2015 16:20:26 EST WCC holds emergency medical science pinning ceremony http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/153641709/WCC-holds-emergency-medical-science-pinning-ceremony WILKESBORO — The third graduating class of Wilkes Community College's Emergency Medical Science program recently walked across the stage at the Walker Center to receive their diplomas . The graduates were recognized for their achievements... Sun, 24 May 2015 15:45:22 EST Tour de Mountains routes set http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/153641566/Tour-de-Mountains-routes-set SPARTA — The 2015 edition of the Tour de Mountains is right around the corner. Come out June 13 at 8:30 a.m. for a day of cycling and fun. Sun, 24 May 2015 15:40:21 EST Introductory welding classes to be held at Surry Community College http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/153636513/Introductory-welding-classes-to-be-held-at-Surry-Community-College DOBSON — Surry Community College will have several options this summer for people interested in learning how to weld. Welding Fundamentals is a fast-paced welding course, which will get students ready for entry-level Stick (SMAW) and short arc... Sun, 24 May 2015 12:35:25 EST Learn how to groom in class http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/153636463/Learn-how-to-groom-in-class DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a Do It Yourself Pet Grooming class this summer. Sun, 24 May 2015 12:35:22 EST Raid recalled at Memorial Day service http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153686929/Raid-recalled-at-Memorial-Day-service Saturday was sunny and pleasant in historic Rockford — a stark contrast to what was occurring in Surry County 150 years ago this spring when Northern troops paid an unwelcome visit. Sun, 24 May 2015 03:35:27 EST Splashing into summer http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/153683892/Splashing-into-summer Though the official start of summer is not until June 21, for many the Memorial Day holiday weekend serves as the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Area pools opened this weekend and kids and adults alike took the opportunity to jump right in... Sun, 24 May 2015 03:30:25 EST