Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:02:26 EST 1800 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 Camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50002811/Camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic July 28 at Crater Park. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. 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 Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team rocking softball world http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50012805/Carolina-Xtreme-14-and-under-team-rocking-softball-world The Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team has come a long way since its inception four summers ago. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/312805/ Most of the current members of the Carolina Xtreme 14-and-under team have been playing together for the past four years. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids make the best of summertime concrete blues http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50043494/Kids-make-the-best-of-summertime-concrete-blues Young Deuce Townsend catches a shuttle pass from middle-schooler Ty Townsend. Meanwhile, Tyler Hayes, who is in high school, takes time to teach his young friend how to avoid the rush. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bandit’s Roost stirs to life the old and the new http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50025572/Bandits-Roost-stirs-to-life-the-old-and-the-new Bandit's Roost members spoke recently about their individual passions, motivations and influences and how those factors intertwine within the tapestry of their songs to portray and convey messages. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Goodwill’s Discovery Bike headed to Sturgis http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50053485/Goodwills-Discovery-Bike-headed-to-Sturgis The first week of August, Jody Goodwill of State Road will take a custom-built Discovery Bike, he designed, built and painted in only six weeks for a competition aired on the Discovery Channel, to the Sturgis Rally Motorcycle Tour in South... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cruise! Downtown Elkin with car show set for the weekend http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-news/50033774/Cruise-Downtown-Elkin-with-car-show-set-for-the-weekend Cruise! Downtown Elkin will be held on Saturday with the Backwater Band scheduled to play from 4 to 9 p.m.The band will play in Wells Fargo parking lot during the cruise-in. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NOCSAE releases helmet safety findings http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50003303/NOCSAE-releases-helmet-safety-findings OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Football helmets' ability to protect against concussions has become “exaggerated,” according to a national safety committee. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New study finds no difference in helmet brands http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50003360/New-study-finds-no-difference-in-helmet-brands MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin reports that its new study showed no difference in the rate of concussions based on what helmet brand is used. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Camps and clinics slated http://elkintribune.com/news/localsports/50002774/Camps-and-clinics-slated AgilityI Support My Community will host a free agility clinic July 28 at Crater Park. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin tennis, softball, baseball, soccer registration info http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50011762/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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Charity, businesses join for book bag drive http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-localnews1-news/50058220/Charity-businesses-join-for-book-bag-drive A local charity which has been accumulating book bags and school supplies for the needy said the distribution will be held on Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at the CenturyLink parking lot on North Bridge Street. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New business owners serve up nutrition http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-lifestyle-lifestyle-food-localnews1-local_features-news/50056835/New-business-owners-serve-up-nutrition A duo in downtown Elkin has opened a business at 209 E. Main St. hoping to shake up interest for living a healthier lifestyle. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richardson earns first win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50012177/Richardson-earns-first-win It was well into Sunday morning before the UCars finally got out onto the track at Friendship Motor Speedway. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST