Elkin Tribune- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://elkintribune.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Sat, 1 Nov 2014 06:30:55 EST 1800 Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150384573/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, October 28Men's soccer1A 1st round: Starmount 9, North Stanly 0 Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:00:07 EST Salisbury golfers dominate 1A/2A golf http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150356982/Salisbury-golfers-dominate-1A/2A-golf FOXFIRE VILLAGE— Two Salisbury golfers ran away from the field and led their team to victory on Tuesday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's state 1-A/2-A women's golf championships on the Red Fox Course at the... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:08:09 EST SkillsUSA combination approach brings success http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150352370/SkillsUSA-combination-approach-brings-success SkillsUSA, formerly named VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America), which has traditionally focused on trade skills in high schools, has now placed emphasis on learning soft skills in addition to the trades that is bringing success to students... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:33:07 EST Interact Club to raise canned goods for Halloween http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150352388/Interact-Club-to-raise-canned-goods-for-Halloween The Elkin High School Interact Club will hold a canned goods drive on Halloween in place of trick-or-treating to donate to Tri-C ministries. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:24:04 EST Ghost activity reoccuring in Yadkin Valley and surrounding areas http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150360720/Ghost-activity-reoccuring-in-Yadkin-Valley-and-surrounding-areas There are two categories that ghost hunters frequently label experiences according to ghost writer R.G Absher — they are residual or interactive. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:23:03 EST ECS show proficiency gains during transition http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150360738/ECS-show-proficiency-gains-during-transition Accountability and Testing Director for Elkin City Schools Shelia Settle reported 2013-2014 academic performance as positive gains in reading and math proficiency in elementary, middle and high schools. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:16:05 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/150353162/Church-calendar Oct. 31• 3 to 6 p.m., Grace Bible Church,5100 U.S. 601, Yadkinville, will have a BBQ dinner and silent auction. BBQ plates, eat in or carry out, are $8 per plate or pound. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:50:04 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/150353248/Community-calendar Oct. 31• No preschool story hour at the Elkin Public Library. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:49:03 EST Chairs get new life http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150322005/Chairs-get-new-life The furniture to be featured in this year's ART for HOMES auction are not average, ordinary chairs — but that is how they started out. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:05:20 EST Final Stomp held http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150302427/Final-Stomp-held Ready, set, go! Runners take off for the final Vineyard Stomp 5K at Grassy Creek Vineyard.Will run for wine! Wine lovers and runners unite for a trail run 5K at Grassy Creek Vineyard. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:55:11 EST ‘What’s up, doc?’ http://elkintribune.com/news/news-news_education/150330718/Whats-up-doc Joseph Pugh, a Mountain Park Elementary School prekindergarten student, harvests carrots planted by last year's pre-k students. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:32:08 EST Friday night previews http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150356022/Friday-night-previews Ashe County (8-0, 5-0) at Starmount (6-3, 4-1), 7:30Last year's result: Starmount 20, Ashe County 13 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:01:03 EST North Stanly no problem for Starmount http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351029/North-Stanly-no-problem-for-Starmount BOONVILLE — No. 4 Starmount came out strong and finished off North Stanly, 9-0, in the opening round of the 1A state playoffs Tuesday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:51:09 EST Foothills Fury wrestling meeting Tuesday http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150357164/Foothills-Fury-wrestling-meeting-Tuesday The Foothills Fury Wrestling Club is gearing up for the 2014-2015 season.There will be an organizational meeting for parents of Foothills Fury wrestlers at Bridges Academy on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:19:06 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351220/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, October 28Men's soccer1A 1st round: Starmount 9, North Stanly 0 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:36:05 EST Poetry’s ambassador http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150333410/Poetrys-ambassador For some, poetry may not seem like an art form to get excited about, but that's not the case for one local doctor. Dr. Bill Griffin, a physician at Jonesville Family Medical Center, has a passion for poetry and it's one he hopes to pass on... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:12:06 EST (No heading) http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150351354/ Elkin's Ty Parsons breaks off a long run during last week's Pee Wee win over West Wilkes. Saturday, the undefeated Buckin' Elks travel to Ashe County to face the Huskies in the Pee Wee Super Bowl. Game time is 2 p.m. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:51:08 EST NCHSAA volleyball championships Saturday in Raleigh http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150349315/NCHSAA-volleyball-championships-Saturday-in-Raleigh RALEIGH — The 39th edition of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state volleyball championships is set for Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum on the campus of North Carolina State University. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:29:15 EST Teacher turnover report soon to be released http://elkintribune.com/news/news/150327072/Teacher-turnover-report-soon-to-be-released A recent press release from Elkin City Schools reporting on the subject of the 2013-2014 teacher turnover report reminded the North Carolina State Board of Education will soon be releasing results. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:43:04 EST Driver’s ed sees budget cuts http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/150319336/Drivers-ed-sees-budget-cuts Funding that once came from state highway funds to pay for driver's education no longer exists, leaving the North Carolina Public Schools' driver's education program lacking. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:18:11 EST