Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:56:30 EST 1800 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 Richardson earns first win http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/312177/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 ECS band, choral director recognized for Education Excellence http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/326136/ECS-band-choral-director-recognized-for-Education-Excellence Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe recently presented the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Education Excellence Award to school system middle and high school choral and band director Tonya Smith. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkinville native earns Master’s Degree from Wake Forest University http://elkintribune.com/news/announcements/314659/Yadkinville-native-earns-Masters-Degree-from-Wake-Forest-University WINSTON-SALEM — Spencer Kayla Ashley graduated from Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences on May 19 with a Master of Arts degree in mathematics. Wake Forest is a private university located in Winston-Salem and is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lightning split with Tide http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/313233/Lightning-split-with-Tide GALAX, Va. — With several swimmers absent, the Elkin Wet Lightning earned a split with the Galax Maroon Tide Saturday.The Elkin women won 441-379, but the men fell 394-309. The combined score was 773-750 in favor of Galax. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber seeks 10-percent increase in new members http://elkintribune.com/news/community-home_top-local-news-localnews1-news/326172/Chamber-seeks-10-percent-increase-in-new-members The new head of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce said it's vital for the business chamber to increase its membership over the course of the next year by a minimum of 10 percent. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hitting ‘enter’ to pull the trigger http://elkintribune.com/news/news/328534/Hitting-enter-to-pull-the-trigger DOBSON — Want to apply for a gun permit in your underwear? Soon, that will be an option. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/315034/Stone-Mountain-News Faith Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having Vacation Bible School this week Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School system still waiting for budget finale http://elkintribune.com/news/news/326381/School-system-still-waiting-for-budget-finale Elkin City Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe said he interprets House and Senate negotiations as being a stalemate after they came together recently, but have yet to reach a formal decision on the North Carolina Public Schools... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter-local-news-localnews1-news/325649/Elkin-police-briefs The Elkin Police Department released records for arrests and citations issued during the week of July 14-19. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/307456/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST