Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:32:48 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150889035/Community-Calendar Dec. 18• 10:15 a.m., “Book Babies” at the Elkin Public Library. Program will last 20-25 minutes and is for babies age 0-24 months and their caregiver. 336-835-5586. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:54:04 EST Lion’s club serves visually impaired http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150890864/Lions-club-serves-visually-impaired The Elkin Lion's Club hosted its Visually Impaired Christmas Party at the First Baptist Church in Elkin Monday night. The event, featuring a meal, live music and a raffle for door prizes, was available free of cost to the visually impaired and... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:44:03 EST Parade winners named http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150889688/Parade-winners-named The Elkin-Jonesville Parade rolled to a close on Sunday afternoon, leaving children and adults with bags stuffed full of candy. The winners were announced after everyone had a chance to present their float, band or group to the judges. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:05:05 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150888739/Church-calendar Dec. 20• 6 p.m., Zephyr Missionary Baptist Church will have its Christmas Program “The Miracle of the Birth of Jesus.” Church is located on Poplar Springs Road. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:46:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150883738/Stone-Mountain-News New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Undone” by Karen Slaughter, “Double Take” by Jenness Walker, “Texas Ranger Dad” by Debra Clopton, “Homecoming Blessings” by Merrillee... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:37:06 EST Quilters make annual donation http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150906284/Quilters-make-annual-donation The Foothills Quilters met Tuesday for their annual donation to The Ark. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:33:15 EST Prism expansion planned for January http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150899329/Prism-expansion-planned-for-January Downtown Elkin is growing thanks in part to Prism Medical Products. Prism is expanding from its existing location on Church Street to a second location on West Main Street. Along with the added space, Prism plans to create several new... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:28:06 EST Bus riders recognized http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150878475/Bus-riders-recognized November Star Bus Riders at Mountain Park Elementary School are Hector Nava and Dario Bello. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:08:07 EST Star Climbers honored at Mountain Park http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150878492/Star-Climbers-honored-at-Mountain-Park The November Star Climbers from each class at Mountain Park Elementary School are Juan Loa-Ruiz, Grace Southard, Irving Martinez, AvaReese Branch, Makensie Walsh, Rebekah Love, Hannah McElveen, Cassie Sneed. Kaylin Moody, Cole Chrisley, Cloey Brannock... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:10:03 EST Zombie Response collects toys http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150875969/Zombie-Response-collects-toys As guests of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin Jonesville pulled up to the hotel for the wine and craft event Saturday, the last thing they expected to see was a Zombie Response vehicle. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150874619/Church-calendar Dec. 15• 7 p.m., Millers Creek Baptist Church will present “Light Looked Down.” The program will feature the MCBC Sanctuary Choir, the MCBC Youth Dowel Rod Team, and a candlelight... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:04 EST Great turnout for wine, craft event http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150876172/Great-turnout-for-wine-craft-event The two-day Christmas extravaganza at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin Jonesville kicked off Friday night with an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Clause. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:45:09 EST Window World celebrates fifth annual ‘Window World Day’ with patients of St. Jude http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150874833/Window-World-celebrates-fifth-annual-Window-World-Day-with-patients-of-St.-Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Window World, America's largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, celebrated the fifth annual “Window World Day” Dec. 4, along with patients of St. Jude Children's Research... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:11:07 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150874622/Community-Calendar Dec. 18• 10:15 a.m., “Book Babies” at the Elkin Public Library. Program will last 20-25 minutes and is for babies age 0-24 months and their caregiver. 336-835-5586. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:54:06 EST 88.5 WFDD, Blue Ridge Music Center present ‘Across the Blue Ridge: Old Sounds, New Trails’ http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/150874876/88.5-WFDD-Blue-Ridge-Music-Center-present-Across-the-Blue-Ridge:-Old-Sounds-New-Trails WINSTON-SALEM — 88.5 WFDD, the public radio station licensed to Wake Forest University, and the Blue Ridge Music Center, operated by The National Park Service and in partnership with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, are presenting a winter... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:20:10 EST Christmas Town, courtesy of textiles http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150874693/Christmas-Town-courtesy-of-textiles This is a story of Christmastime and textiles.It's not a story of clacking looms, flying lint and making money. Instead, it's a story of children's dreams, teenagers' delight and adult nostalgia. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:46:03 EST Downtown website gets an update http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150867485/Downtown-website-gets-an-update The Elkin Merchants Association met Thursday morning to discuss website redesign, recap on events and discuss changes for next year. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:45:14 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150878502/ Hundreds showed up on the sunny and 60 degree day for the Elkin Jonesville Christmas Parade. Law enforcement, fire departments and all types of public service departments were represented, throwing an abundance of candy to crowds lining the street. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:42:05 EST DARE students graduate http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150878520/DARE-students-graduate Karson Crouse, Spencer LeClair, Kayden Gage and Brian Villegas enjoy refreshments. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:14:03 EST Foothills Food Pantry seeks community support for matching funds challenge http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150878461/Foothills-Food-Pantry-seeks-community-support-for-matching-funds-challenge DOBSON — Foothills Food Pantry is among 18 food assistance organizations across Northwest North Carolina selected to receive up to $500 each in matching funds through a challenge grant opportunity provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:06:07 EST