Elkin Tribune- RSS news Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/news http://elkintribune.com/section/news Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:10:32 EST 1800 Bikers for Kids helping rescue truck http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50801358/Bikers-for-Kids-helping-rescue-truck Bikers for Kids, a local charity, will hold a Shotgun Ride to benefit the Mountain Park Rescue Squad on Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m. The rescue squad's funding was diminished as the economy tanked, which caused them to be behind on the payments of a... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:02:10 EST Theo’s reinspected after getting ‘B’ grade http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50816224/Theos-reinspected-after-getting-B-grade JONESVILLE — Inspectors for Yadkin County Environmental Health were at Theo's Restaurant, at 233 Winston Road in Jonesville, on Tuesday conducting a reinspection, after the restaurant received a “B” grade with a score of... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:44:20 EST Prism fighting cancer http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50804595/Prism-fighting-cancer Prism Products is taking the entire month of October raising funds for cancer awareness. The company's employee mission is to raise a total of $3,000. If the goal is met, Prism Medical Products will match the amount raised up to $3,000. All of... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:34:14 EST Glory Days brings people together http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50771564/Glory-Days-brings-people-together YADKINVILLE — The annual Glory Days Show held at 2937 Radiator Road at the home of Charles and Gina Neal drew a large crowd of locals and visitors who seemed thrilled with a tractor, lawnmower, classic car and engine show and especially the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:36:12 EST Terror too close for comfort http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50792004/Terror-too-close-for-comfort A little girl, about my age at the time, plays in a field as a bird chirps in a tranquil scene shown in an old, blurry, black-and-white TV ad.Then comes a countdown: 3-2-1. Next, a mushroom cloud from a nuclear explosion arises. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:27:04 EST SCC to host Southeastern United Grape & Wine Symposium Nov. 5-6 http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50783515/SCC-to-host-Southeastern-United-Grape--Wine-Symposium-Nov.-5-6 DOBSON — Internationally renowned experts in viticulture and enology will be featured during the third annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium to be held Nov. 5-6 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:59:05 EST NCDOT to close lane of I-77 in Yadkin County for pavement improvements http://elkintribune.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50798672/NCDOT-to-close-lane-of-I-77-in-Yadkin-County-for-pavement-improvements JONESVILLE — Beginning tonight, the N.C. Department of Transportation will work to improve a stretch of Interstate 77 Southbound in Yadkin County south of Jonesville. A lane closure will be in place starting at 7 p.m. from mile markers 73-76 for... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:44:12 EST Citizen calls planting flowers ‘God-given duty’ http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50649483/Citizen-calls-planting-flowers-God-given-duty JONESVILLE — Some of the flowers decorating locations around Jonesville are not there by accident; they are there because of Ruby Bryan, who stated matter-of-factly, she believes it is her God-given duty to plant flowers. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:11:06 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50791402/Church-calendar Oct. 4• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., State Road Pentecostal Holiness Church will be having a benefit for Shane Sparks. Event will be held at the church fellowship building at 4106... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:50:06 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50791390/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:49:10 EST Cardinal Court brings top accolades http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50787945/Cardinal-Court-brings-top-accolades Tasha Ward was crowned 2014 homecoming princess during the East Wilkes homecoming game against North Wilkes. She is pictured in the parade that kicked off the half-time Cardinal celebration. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:03:05 EST Grower breaks state record http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50792312/Grower-breaks-state-record North Carolina record holder and pumpkin grower Danny Vester of Spring Hope broke his own record Saturday at the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival after entering a pumpkin weighing 1,404 pounds. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:11:05 EST Grace Clinic welcomes Yadkin Valley residents for open house http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50757667/Grace-Clinic-welcomes-Yadkin-Valley-residents-for-open-house ELKIN — Grace Clinic is one of more than 80 free clinics taking part in a statewide Open House sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (NCAFC) in partnership with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:41:08 EST Elkin JROTC holds change of command ceremony http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50769595/Elkin-JROTC-holds-change-of-command-ceremony Elkin High School JROTC conducts a change of command ceremony.Elkin High JROTC recently conducted a change of command ceremony Here, the Elkin High School Color Guard is seen during the ceremony. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:42:05 EST Field Day emphasizes regional history importance http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50772055/Field-Day-emphasizes-regional-history-importance A total of 413 students in fourth through eighth grade from Surry and Yadkin county schools learned about the Overmountain Victory Trail and its regional history as it relates to the Revolutionary War on Friday at the Elkin Municipal Park during the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:13:07 EST MerleFest 2015 volunteer applications open Wednesday http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50757330/MerleFest-2015-volunteer-applications-open-Wednesday WILKESBORO — Beginning Wednesday, MerleFest, presented by Lowe's, will begin accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program for the 2015 festival. MerleFest 2015 will take place April 23-26. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 17:21:07 EST Church holds ceremonial blessing of peace pole http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50780041/Church-holds-ceremonial-blessing-of-peace-pole Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church recently held a blessing of a peace pole with good-sized community participation as part of the International Day of Peace celebration after erecting the pole earlier on the church greenway. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:43:06 EST Cardinals celebrate homecoming http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50787935/Cardinals-celebrate-homecoming Hannah Holbrook escorted by brother Joseph Holbrook is named 2014 homecoming queen at East Wilkes High School Friday. Former East Wilkes Homecoming Queen Paige Key performs the crowning honors. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:37:05 EST Holbrook crowned East Wilkes Homecoming Queen http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50787997/Holbrook-crowned-East-Wilkes-Homecoming-Queen By Tanya Chilton | Elkin Tribune Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:48:07 EST Harrells join Board of Visitors http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50757876/Harrells-join-Board-of-Visitors CHAPEL HILL —Elkin residents Jim and Barbara Harrell have been named to the Board of Visitors of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:52:08 EST