Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:04:51 EST 1800 Elkin tennis, softball, baseball, soccer registration info http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/311551/Elkin-tennis-softball-baseball-soccer-registration-info There are several registration dates approaching for events and sports leagues through the Elkin Recreation and Sports Department. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/310658/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/307456/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A passion for selling produce remains http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3916518/A-passion-for-selling-produce-remains Frizby Jim Childress, also a Finney, from his mother's side, he said, sells watermelons, seedless and non-seedless varieties, and produce, in a parking lot off of Bridge Street in downtown Elkin. Born in Elkin, he has been selling watermelons... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mineral Springs Park using historical markers to inform http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3914737/Mineral-Springs-Park-using-historical-markers-to-inform JONESVILLE — Historical markers placed in Mineral Springs Park in Jonesville in 2013 were another milestone in the grand scheme of elements designed to inform and teach about Jonesville history and celebrating its achievement and... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Introductory Quickbooks Pro Seminar offered at Yadkin Center http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/3914017/Introductory-Quickbooks-Pro-Seminar-offered-at-Yadkin-Center DOBSON — The Small Business Center of Surry Community College and the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce will offer a free introductory seminar titled “Setting Up Quickbooks Pro for Your Small Business” at The Yadkin Center, located... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SCC Business Center offers seminar on NC Sales and Use Tax http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/3913982/SCC-Business-Center-offers-seminar-on-NC-Sales-and-Use-Tax DOBSON — The Small Business Center of Surry Community College and the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce will offer a free seminar titled “Understanding North Carolina Sales and Use Tax” at The Elkin Center, located at 1461 N. Bridge... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3887522/Local-camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic Monday nights through July 28 at the Elkin Municipal Recreation Complex. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elks, Rams near top of Wachovia Cup Standings http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3910175/Elks-Rams-near-top-of-Wachovia-Cup-Standings Elkin and Starmount have finished as the top two public schools in the Wachovia Cup Standings for 1A high schools in North Carolina. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wet Lightning strong versus Dobson http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3910011/Wet-Lightning-strong-versus-Dobson The Elkin Wet Lightning swim team swept past the Dobson Dolphins Tuesday in a swim meet at Elkin Municipal Park. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LeBron James and me — hometown buddies http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3916376/LeBron-James-and-me--hometown-buddies OK, so it's hard to see any kinship between LeBron James (6-foot-9, NBA superathlete) and me (shrunk down now to 5-foot-10, college dorm intramural athlete a long time ago). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Heatstroke can occur in temps as low as 57 http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/3916613/Heatstroke-can-occur-in-temps-as-low-as-57 A child's organs will begin shutting down at 104 degrees in a hot car, and at 107 heatstroke can cause death. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grace Clinic saved; Clinic now accepting patients http://elkintribune.com/news/business-community_news-health-home_top-news/3915277/Grace-Clinic-saved;-Clinic-now-accepting-patients After cutting expenses, downsizing staff, appointing new leaders to executive positions and appealing to the community for financial support, Grace Clinic, a medical center which treats low-income families lacking health insurance, announced it... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scholarship Application Day offered today at SCC http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/3913934/Scholarship-Application-Day-offered-today-at-SCC Dobson — The Educational Opportunity Center of Surry Community College is hosting Scholarship Application Day on Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on SCC's Dobson campus in the Career Resource Lab located behind the cashier's desk in the... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Road Market Sale generating excitement http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3914481/Road-Market-Sale-generating-excitement The inaugural U.S. Highway 21, 2014 Take A Break From the Interstate, three-day Road Market Sale of 70 miles will be held over the weekend beginning on Friday. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST With sale, UnderdownBall eyes its future http://elkintribune.com/news/business-community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/3906356/With-sale-UnderdownBall-eyes-its-future Underdown, Ball & Associates, LLC, a local real estate service provider, announced the acquisition of Jack A. Underdown, Inc., a long-time real estate company focused on commercial and residential sales and property management in the Elkin... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hall headed to Washington and Lee to play golf http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/3906286/Hall-headed-to-Washington-and-Lee-to-play-golf Elkin graduate Mary-Frances Hall is going to take her golf clubs and her study habits to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, this fall. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber ushers in new chair, awards others http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/3913519/Chamber-ushers-in-new-chair-awards-others DOBSON — The new chairman of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce was ushered into office Thursday during an evening banquet held at Surry Community College. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Annual flea market around the corner http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/3908532/Annual-flea-market-around-the-corner JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Historical Society at this year's Labor Day Weekend three-day sale expects to see arts and crafts vendors, collectibles, antiques, household items, clothing, toys, basically a little of... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chalkboard art inspires freedom of expression http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3893200/Chalkboard-art-inspires-freedom-of-expression The local community has responded to another community art project provided through the medium of multi-colored chalk and chalkboards placed strategically around Elkin. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST