Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS Sat, 2 Aug 2014 01:24:49 EST 1800 Elkin FCCLA delivers big at Nationals in Texas http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50073503/Elkin-FCCLA-delivers-big-at-Nationals-in-Texas Elkin High School recently took nine students to the national FCCLA competition in San Antonio, Texas, representing Elkin in grand fashion in all categories. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin to Ronda water line project to begin http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-localnews1-news/50124786/Elkin-to-Ronda-water-line-project-to-begin A Boonville company was the lowest bidder in a water line project which will install a 12-inch pipe for a new water line to run directly from Elkin to Ronda. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Vendors, residents skip Elkin in yard sale fee snafu http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-localnews1-news/50132490/Vendors-residents-skip-Elkin-in-yard-sale-fee-snafu Elkin residents failed to hold yard sales in town limits during the inaugural Take A Break From the Interstate three-day Road Market Sale last weekend, at least according to permit records. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reevestock held this weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news/50135995/Reevestock-held-this-weekend Reevestock Music Festival will be held Friday and Saturday.Reevestock organizers said proceeds for the concert series are being steered toward academic scholarships. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Roten, Norman to leave school board http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50131255/Roten-Norman-to-leave-school-board The filing period for those interested in running for three available Elkin City Board of Education seats closes Monday at noon, and two incumbents have announced they will not be seeing re-election. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A journey home http://elkintribune.com/news/arts-news/50117529/A-journey-home ELKIN — Foothills Arts Council's latest exhibit, “Winter South 2014,” will showcase the photography of an Elkin native recently returned to the area. Photographer Ben Erlandson grew up in Elkin and his photography in the... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pilot Center Taxidermy Class offered http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50104129/Pilot-Center-Taxidermy-Class-offered PILOT MOUNTAIN — Novice and advanced taxidermy enthusiasts can learn and fine-tune their skills during Surry Community College's upcoming taxidermy courses at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot Mountain. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Duke Energy grant key players thanked http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news-news_education/50108209/Duke-Energy-grant-key-players-thanked Elkin City Schools recognized two key people with Duke Energy who officials said played an integral role in local education. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hawks Market still ‘go-to’ place after many years http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-local_features-news/50073654/Hawks-Market-still-go-to-place-after-many-years Long-time customers of Hawks Market in Elkin said it is old-fashioned service, good produce, a reasonable price and a steady line of products they associate with an old-fashioned market that draws them back time and again. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Down the river road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50104199/Down-the-river-road Sometimes it seems as if Jonesville is the nexus of the universe. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police charge suspect with stealing gas http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-local-news-localnews1/50104543/Police-charge-suspect-with-stealing-gas With summer travel season at full peak, the Elkin Police Department remain on its toes nabbing suspects in gas and runs. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stolen truck smashes church; Elkin builder responds http://elkintribune.com/news/church-community-home_top-localnews1-news/50105609/Stolen-truck-smashes-church;-Elkin-builder-responds YADKINVILLE — A stolen vehicle smashed into a Yadkinville church resulting in more than $30,000 in damages.The incident happened on July 16 at about 4 a.m. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECS adds new staff additions http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50108241/ECS-adds-new-staff-additions Elkin High School announced recently the hiring of a new guidance counselor, Julie Gentry, and science teacher, Leslie Hooper. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Refurbish furniture or automotive seats at Pilot Center http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50104309/Refurbish-furniture-or-automotive-seats-at-Pilot-Center PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Community College is offering upholstery classes in commercial and automotive at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot Mountain, during the fall.Classes start in August and end in December. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Elkin Tribune print edition has new look http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50075752/The-Elkin-Tribune-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of The Tribune now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Little Shop’ wows audience http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50080032/Little-Shop-wows-audience ELKIN — This weekend's performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” was a smash success for Foothills Theatre. An estimated 200 guests attended just on opening night. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 70-mile sale a success http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50079485/70-mile-sale-a-success Shoppers from near and far spent time this weekend in search of clothing, household items and vintage treasures at the inaugural Take A Break From the Interstate three-day Road Market Sale. The 70-mile long sale was designed to boost traffic along the... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Beating the heat in olden days http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/50054373/Beating-the-heat-in-olden-days If you're looking for a way to cool off, how about this? Think back to January, when we had that two-week spell with snow and frigid wind and nighttime lows in the single digits. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fiddles Pub holds Monday open mic for musicians http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50073612/Fiddles-Pub-holds-Monday-open-mic-for-musicians Fiddles Pub began Monday open-mike night for musicians more than two weeks ago, with the intention of providing an informal atmosphere for local musicians to jam and be inspired. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jonesville High School Collection shows off greats http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50073537/Jonesville-High-School-Collection-shows-off-greats Jonesville Historical Society Chair Dr. Judy Wolfe and society member Charles Mathis spoke recently of the importance of establishing the John Wesley Mathis Jonesville High School Collection, one of the first in the Jonesville History... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST