Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:45:25 EST 1800 Disquiet back in the homeland http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50605414/Disquiet-back-in-the-homeland One time I headed up the mountain to the Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain just for a look-around. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:23:08 EST Motel Madness http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50590318/Motel-Madness Early last month, I headed down to a S.C. beach. I didn't make it that night. I got tired and decided to find a cheap motel. I found it. You have heard of “fleabags.” It was trying to get up to that status. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:09:17 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50574542/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will be having an auction and hot dog supper on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Pastor Ritchie Harris invites you to support them. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:52:04 EST Give Captain Sisko a football http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50525904/Give-Captain-Sisko-a-football A running gag on the old “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” TV show, which aired widely in syndication from 1993-99, claimed that the future would have no baseball. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:20:09 EST Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309111/Down-the-River-Road Without a doubt, we are a very festive people here in the Yadkin Valley. We have festivals for wine, for pumpkins, for fiddles, for farming, for leaves, for apples, for a television show, for a deep-dish pie…you get the idea. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:09 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50415906/Stone-Mountain-News Larry Andrews will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:10:15 EST How ‘bout that other Elkin ‘paper? http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50370620/How-bout-that-other-Elkin-paper “The Tribune” has served as the chronicler for Elkin - the newspaper of record, as they say in the business - since 1911. The 'paper has changed much over the many years and decades, but unchanged is its eminence here in the... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:54:04 EST The Preacher’s Corner http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309075/The-Preachers-Corner In Genesis 1:1 we read the following… “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:06 EST 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