Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:42:26 EST 1800 The Walker Center offers two shows for families http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50683670/The-Walker-Center-offers-two-shows-for-families WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will offer two shows aimed at a family audience. “Curious George” will make his very first Walker Center appearance on Nov. 7. “Comedy Pet... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:31:09 EST A widespread pattern? http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50704835/A-widespread-pattern A cursory look at the expense reports submitted by embattled Surry County Commissioner Paul Johnson reveals what one county source has described as a widespread pattern of financial impropriety. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:12:07 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50683274/Church-calendar Sept. 19–21• Revival at Dayspring Baptist Chapel, 2286 White Dirt Road in Dobson with Bro. Rick Crouse. Times are 7 p.m. Sept. 19; 6 p.m. Sept. 20; and 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:50:07 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50683296/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:48:08 EST Rockford sweet potato festival set for Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50683453/Rockford-sweet-potato-festival-set-for-Saturday ROCKFORD — The 17th annual Sweet Potato Festival in historic Rockford Village Saturday is a case of a little town excited about a big menu. Organizer Carolyn Carter said the event's straightforward and satisfying fare sprang from the... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:19:07 EST Elkin police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50682557/Elkin-police-briefs The Elkin Police Department has reported the following charges and incidents for the week of Sept. 8-14. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:21:06 EST Peace pole to be erected in Elkin http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50653921/Peace-pole-to-be-erected-in-Elkin A peace pole will be placed during a ceremony Wednesday as part of the International Day of Peace celebration on the greenway between Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church and Elkin Creek. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:53:05 EST Board OKs PGW extension http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50672479/Board-OKs-PGW-extension DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners took a “middle of the road” approach to a request by Elkin's Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) to extend the deadline on its incentive package, choosing to give the company a break on... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:01:10 EST Jonesville working on sidewalk plan http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50653802/Jonesville-working-on-sidewalk-plan JONESVILLE — Jonesville Town Manager Scott Buffkin said the town has been busy working with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) to develop a Comprehensive Pedestrian Transportation Plan. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:01:07 EST Morrison competition demonstrates pathos in art http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50649598/Morrison-competition-demonstrates-pathos-in-art This piece of art at the recent Clifford Morrison Art competition won in the 2-d category — first place, “her sunday best” by Celeste Springthorpe Tsaklis. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:47:05 EST JROTC holds yearly change of command ceremony http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50649582/JROTC-holds-yearly-change-of-command-ceremony The Elkin High School JROTC will hold a change of command ceremony Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and senior cadet Aaron Sturdivant will be pinned the highest rank of battalion commander and lieutenant colonel. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:40:09 EST Jonesville Police Brief http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50629713/Jonesville-Police-Brief The Jonesville Police report for the first week of September is as follows.• On Sept. 6, Jeremiah Wade Welborn Jr. of Vine Street was cited with driving with revoked license. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:36:07 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50657199/Church-calendar Today through Sept. 17• 7 p.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, Elkin, presents fall revival with Alex McFarland. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:50:09 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50657456/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:49:05 EST Burger Night: A Love Story http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50657351/Burger-Night:-A-Love-Story Food lovers might not necessarily put burgers at the top of their list when it comes to unique, gourmet dining, but one local chef is quickly changing that. A 20-year veteran of working in restaurant kitchens, Ryan Kunkel has created something of a... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:27:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50641100/Stone-Mountain-News Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. Donald Ball will be the guest speaker. Pastor Steve Stolzfus invites you to worship with them. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:48:12 EST Heather’s Hope event Saturday http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50653160/Heathers-Hope-event-Saturday A local woman who once needed the community's support by way of votes on a popular TV show is now in need of a more vital kind of support. A fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday to raise funds for life-saving brain surgery for former American... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:26:14 EST Grace Clinic receives funding from The Winston-Salem Foundation http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50622320/Grace-Clinic-receives-funding-from-The-Winston-Salem-Foundation Tri County Health Resource Center (Grace Clinic), the free clinic for uninsured, low-income adults in the Yadkin Valley, received a generous grant award of $8,000 from The Winston-Salem Foundation on Aug. 27. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50620329/Church-calendar Sept. 15-17• 7 p.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, Elkin, presents fall revival with Alex McFarland. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:50:04 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50620304/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:06 EST