Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:36:34 EST 1800 Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50331977/Stone-Mountain-News Round Hill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Claude Lloyd from Rocky Ford is the guest speaker. Pastor Matthew Higgins and the congregation invite you to worship with them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:34:10 EST Bell tower blues http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/50241288/Bell-tower-blues Springtime is really lovely on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. The beauty of it all helps to lessen the academic pressure. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:57:03 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50283473/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:06:04 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50252969/Letter-to-editor To the editor,Welcome Back Buckin' Elks!The 2014-2015 school year officially begins on August 18 as teachers and staff return to Elkin City Schools. Students will begin classes on August 25. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:48:02 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50241666/Stone-Mountain-News Traphill Baptist Church is having revival this week. Crabgrass will be singing Thursday night. Pastor Bobby Trott and the congregation invite you to worship with them. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:21:12 EST Letter to Editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50240843/Letter-to-Editor To the editor, Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:32:05 EST Nothing little about my mountain http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50155775/Nothing-little-about-my-mountain Listening to the radio set my blood to boiling. Again. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 02:05:05 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 00:35:05 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 05:25:07 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. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:13:08 EST LeBron James and me — hometown buddies http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3916376/LeBron-James-and-me--hometown-buddies OK, so it's hard to see any kinship between LeBron James (6-foot-9, NBA superathlete) and me (shrunk down now to 5-foot-10, college dorm intramural athlete a long time ago). Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:35:06 EST A miraculous healing occurs http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion/3910559/A-miraculous-healing-occurs I met Dr. Jim Mahan in the spring of 1988. He had a boat and I had boat fever. We went out on Lake Norman in it. It did god; the motor ran and it didn't sink. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:01:05 EST Walker surprises Berger, takes GOP nomination http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/3904652/Walker-surprises-Berger-takes-GOP-nomination A harsh Republican Party fight for a shot at an open North Carolina congressional seat goes to Mark Walker in a bit of a surprise to area Republicans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:31:07 EST Lawmakers try to have it both ways http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion/3889004/Lawmakers-try-to-have-it-both-ways Budget conferees change their rhetoric on the role of government, but not the underlying policies that undermine it Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:06:08 EST Courting two lovers http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3888839/Courting-two-lovers I have two lovers on the side. One is nearby and the other is farther away.When I can spare some time for them I try to split it up between the two. They compete for my attention, and I find their jealousy over me so cute. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:05:10 EST Just wait till I hit age 100 http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/3871123/Just-wait-till-I-hit-age-100 My buddy in the church choir here in the hometown leaned over and remarked in awe: “100 years old. Wasn't that something?” Sat, 5 Jul 2014 14:43:02 EST Surprise! Pop quiz, job seekers http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion-opinion_columns/3849073/Surprise-Pop-quiz-job-seekers OK, I am now officially over the hill.That's because word has come to my hometown news desk that folks now have to take tests on the internet when they go looking for a job. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:43:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/3827174/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have Vacation Bible School this week through Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday will be Fun Day with all kinds of games, fun and food beginning at 5 p.m. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:48:03 EST