Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:05:22 EST 1800 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 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