Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:41:21 EST 1800 NCDMV announces holiday business hours http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150933261/NCDMV-announces-holiday-business-hours RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles' driver license offices and license plate agencies will be closed from Dec. 24 through Dec. 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday. All driver license office and agency locations... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:39:13 EST Elkin City Schools holds 2014 Legislative Luncheon http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150933641/Elkin-City-Schools-holds-2014-Legislative-Luncheon The annual Elkin City Schools Legislative Luncheon was held Dec. 12 at Elkin High School. The legislative luncheon theme for this year was “175 Years of Public Schools.” Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:10 EST Surry Knights softball making global impact http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150953427/Surry-Knights-softball-making-global-impact DOBSON — No matter how many games Surry Community College's softball team wins this year, the 2015 Knights are already a winning team in the eyes of many throughout the world. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:56:06 EST Copeland top spellers named http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150936076/Copeland-top-spellers-named Copeland Elementary School Spelling Bee winners have been announced. The 2014-2015 school Spelling Bee champion is Emily Spicer. Aidan Norman is the grade level winner for fifth grade. The fourth-grade winner is Josh Pardue. These three will represent... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:07:09 EST Community Calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150935109/Community-Calendar Dec. 19• 10:15 a.m., “Preschool Story Hour” for 2 & 3 year olds and 11:15 a.m. for 4 & 5 year olds at the Elkin Public Library. Theme is “Merry Christmas!... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:54:08 EST Angels adorn Chatham tree http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150919484/Angels-adorn-Chatham-tree When Elon Ireland's mother taught her how to crochet, she could have never imagined that her skill would be used to touch so many lives. At 87 years old, Ireland's hobby inspires everyone around her during the Christmas season. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:35:04 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150935152/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. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:46:04 EST East Wilkes food drive a huge success http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150932698/East-Wilkes-food-drive-a-huge-success RONDA — For the second straight year, East Wilkes High School has collected more than 1,800 cans of food for the Friends Feeding Friends Food Drive, sponsored by Lowes Grocery Stores and Save-A-Lot. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:01:05 EST Shop Small winners announced http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150932314/Shop-Small-winners-announced On Nov. 29, the downtown merchants participated in a Shop Small Saturday Passport Event, which was organized by Laura Gaylord, Main Street and community manager for the town of Elkin, and sponsored by the Elkin Main Street Advisory... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:41:03 EST Elkin Elementary reaching out to the community http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education-opinion_columns/150937920/Elkin-Elementary-reaching-out-to-the-community Elkin Elementary School has been very busy helping out the community the last couple of months. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:45:05 EST Starmount partners winners in fall statewide competition http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/150936544/Starmount-partners-winners-in-fall-statewide-competition RALEIGH — Seven North Carolina high school students won highest honors in the statewide Hop on the BUS! Business Plan competition. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:38:02 EST Elkin men, women fall to Forbush http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150934455/Elkin-men-women-fall-to-Forbush Shannon Holden had 16 points and Kala Doub added 11 as visiting Forbush defeated Elkin, 62-51, in a nonconference game Wednesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:16:06 EST G-Force runs the Rosy Cheeks 5k http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150932874/G-Force-runs-the-Rosy-Cheeks-5k MOUNT AIRY — The Elkin Elementary School girls running program, G-Force, ran in the Rosy Cheeks 5k on Saturday in Mount Airy. Eight girls in the G-Force program competed in the 3.1-mile race. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:16:04 EST BC volleyball Award of Excellence finalist http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150930258/BC-volleyball-Award-of-Excellence-finalist INDIANAPOLIS — Brevard College has been announced as one of 25 finalists for the NCAA Division II Award of Excellence for its volleyball team's commitment to fighting ovarian cancer and involvement with the Meme Brown Fight Like a Girl... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:06:03 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150641893/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, December 16Men's basketballStarmount 71, Elkin 38Women's basketball Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:03:06 EST Starmount grad earns All-America mention http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150930248/Starmount-grad-earns-All-America-mention OKLAHOMA CITY — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has tabbed Furman sophomore Ashton Gregory as an All-American Honorable Mention award recipient, the organization announced Wednesday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:03:04 EST Elkin, Starmount split in Boonville http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150933669/Elkin-Starmount-split-in-Boonville BOONVILLE — Starmount jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and maintained control throughout as it defeated Elkin, 71-38, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game Tuesday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:01:09 EST Lee Ann Womack, Trampled By Turtles to perform at MerleFest 2015 http://elkintribune.com/news/lifestyle/150935528/Lee-Ann-Womack-Trampled-By-Turtles-to-perform-at-MerleFest-2015 WILKESBORO — MerleFest, slated for April 23-26, 2015, has announced Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and festival circuit favorites Trampled By Turtles as part of the music festival's lineup. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:44:10 EST Police investigating shooting http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150932971/Police-investigating-shooting Elkin Police responded to a reported shooting on Luxbury Lane in Elkin on Wednesday at 9:31 p.m. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:21:05 EST Yadkin president honored http://elkintribune.com/news/business/150933030/Yadkin-president-honored GREENSBORO — The Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 7-9 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Yadkin County Farm Bureau President Justin Somers was recognized... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:29:09 EST