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EHS Class of 1989 holds reunion  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin High School Class of 1989 recently held their 30th year class reunion on June 1 at Southern on Main in downtown Elkin. The reunion committee ...



Foothills Theatre stages kid-only show  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk will be brought to life by a group of pint-sized performers this weekend. Foothills Theatre youth will stage a…



Assembly honors 2019 graduates  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Class of 2019 at Elkin High School took time to reflect on their school days at the annual assembly held Friday to celebrate the graduates.



Elkin High School Student Becomes 4th Person To Die From Surry County Apartment Fire  WFMYNews2.com

DOBSON, N.C. — A fourth person has died from an apartment fire in Surry County early Monday morning. Surry County Emergency Officials identified the victims ...



Class of 2019 headed to Oz  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The 2019 class of Elkin High School will present its senior play, “The Wizard of Oz,” on May 4 and 5 after months of learning lines, songs and choreography.



Elkin High School remains a local treasure  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

EHS freshman Ethan Vanhorn stands beside a painting by William Sanders of the original Elkin High School built in 1946. - James Owings | EHS.



Dobson apartment fire claims 4  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

DOBSON — A fourth person has died from injuries sustained in an apartment fire in Dobson. The blaze began early Monday morning at an apartment off South ...



Elkin honors students' accomplishments  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The March meeting of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education was moved to the media center at Elkin High School due to the large number of students and ...



School board gives recognitions  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

At their May meeting, the Elkin City Schools board began the business of winding down the 2018-2019 school year. The meeting, held in the high school ...



Students remember fire victim  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A special wall has been created at Elkin High School where students can share feelings and happy memories of their classmate Taylor Chipman who passed ...



Graduation project requirement remains  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Joel Hoyle, principal of Elkin High School, reviews the senior graduation project pros and cons Friday during the Elkin City Schools Board of Education retreat.



Jimmy Lowry benefit concert moves crowd  Mount Airy News

The Surry Arts Council hosted the 12th-annual Jimmy Lowry benefit concert Friday night at the Blackmon Amphitheatre. The proceeds from the concert support ...



Community and Church Calendar  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week's edition. April 17-18 • 7 p.m., Charity United Methodist Church…



Elkin track athletes win State Championships  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

GREENSBORO — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association concluded the 2019 Track & Field Championships with the 1A and 4A Meets at the Irwin ...



Town opposes school election change  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

In one last suggestion as a sitting Elkin commissioner, Skip Whitman encouraged his fellow board members to voice their opposition as an elected board to ...



VFW to observe Memorial Day  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Captain Mark Garner Post 7794 Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding two activities over the coming days in observance of Memorial Day. The post will ...



Elkin High announces honor roll  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School has announces its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year. 12th-grade A honor roll — Jonathan David Anderson…



Gym project floor plan approved  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School's campus is one step closer to getting a new gym building after school board members approved floor plans presented last week. “This is ...



Elkin High School student recieves “Spirit to Learn” scholarship  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Dylan Longworth, a 2019 graduate of Elkin High School, has received the Fisher-Matthews-Misenheimer Foundation “Spirit to Learn” Scholarship.



Plans for new EHS gym construction pushed back  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Plans for an expensive auxiliary gym have been pushed back until after 2020 based on recent soil tests. In 2017, the idea for the gym was first brought to the…



YVUF scholarship winners announced  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

David Steelman, executive director, has announced the recipients of the Yadkin Valley United Fund Triple C Scholarships for 2019. This is the eighth year the…



JROTC Raiders: Sweaty but determined  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

On Feb. 2, three Elkin High School JROTC cadets attended a Raider meet held at West Rowan High School. Cadets Elijah Lytton, Brandon Vargas and Ethan ...



Elkin City Schools Board of Education – Jane Riley  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Name: Jane Hill Riley Age: born 1948 Hometown: I grew up, along with 4 brothers, on a cotton and tobacco farm outside Clio, South Carolina. Family:



Elkin Middle School gets new schedule; new band instructor introduced  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin City Schools' new band instructor, Eliza Shepherd, left, is introduced at Monday's school board meeting by Elkin High School Principal Joel Hoyle. - Wendy ...



Elkin honors fallen heroes  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Several hundred people turned out to Elkin Memorial Park on Monday to pay tribute to the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in *service* of their…



New EHS teachers mold the minds of the future  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School has welcomed a few new teachers this year. Sandy Welborn moved from the elementary school to teach English II and IV at the high school.



EHS Class of 2019 deals with challenges  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Members of the Elkin High School Graduating Class of 2019 were recognized and received their diplomas at their commencement ceremony on Friday, June 7, ...



New, returning events set for 2019 Explore Elkin initiatve  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Events in Elkin continue to evolve and be added as Explore Elkin leaders find the best ways to involve the community, three years now in the making. The 2019 ...



Gwyn to be sworn in Monday  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Next week, a change will be coming to the Elkin Board of Commissioners as a new member will be sworn in along with two returning board members.



Students, staff recognized for efforts  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin City Schools recognized a large number of students, many of them artists, as well as elected officials and staff members during its Jan.



James Blackburn to be inducted into Hall of Fame  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Far below the Blue Ridge Mountains lies a little school of which its alumni and students are exceedingly proud. They are duly proud, because…



Senior project concerns voiced  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A parent of an Elkin High School student pleaded with the school board Monday night to considered ending its graduation requirement that every students ...



Elkin High School commemorates time for 93 students  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Keeping time is part of the job for music teachers, especially at graduations like that of the Elkin High School seniors of 2018, who received their diplomas on…



Community rings in New Year with traditional lunch  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Yadkin Valley Rotary Club kicked off 2019 with its 15th annual New Year's Day fundraiser, inviting the community out for lunch at the Elkin First United…



Football Supports Other EHS Sports  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Many community members attend sporting events at Elkin High School, but they may not consider where the money comes from to support the cost of the sport.



New program allows homeschoolers to enroll in Elkin City Schools part-time  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The number of students enrolled in homeschool in North Carolina continued to increase for the 2017-18 school year, and officials with Elkin City Schools are…



Parking Problems Not Reported  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As everyone knows, high school is the time when students are finally able to drive themselves to school. Just about every student has a dedicated parking spot…



Elkin High School students get a close look at advanced manufacturing  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Career and technical education students at Elkin High School didn't know exactly what they were getting into when they loaded on a big white activity bus ...



Whitman resigns from Elkin board  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The otherwise celebrant mood during Monday night's Elkin Board of Commissioners meeting turned somber when a long-standing board member announced ...



Elkin Athletic Fields All Washed Up  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Flooding of athletic fields is a common problem which plagues Elkin High School. The flooding is often extreme and requires lots of time, money and work to…



Final school budget approved  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Now that state and federal revenues have been decided, the Elkin City Schools Board of Education has approved its final budget resolution for the 2018-19 ...



O'Toole promoted to captain  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

HIGH POINT — On Jan. 25, Patrick O'Toole, a 1989 Elkin High School graduate, was promoted to captain of the High Point Police Department. O'Toole has ...



Elkin High School JROTC shares its skills with middle-schoolers  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Members of the Elkin High School JROTC Raider Team demonstrate the rope bridge obstacle for Elkin Middle School students last Wednesday afternoon.



Redrawing the Surry-Wilkes county line  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Back in January a friendly genealogist up in North Wilkesboro was striving to be helpful, and in a gesture of appreciation I started rattling on about my…



March for Babies brings Surry, Yadkin together  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

With one goal in mind – to ensure healthy mothers and babies – the March of Dimes' March for Babies from Mount Airy and Elkin will be joining forces in a ...



New antlers affixed to elk statue  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As students and fans returned to Grissom Stadium for football after recent flooding, a new addition was surely noticed by many of them — new antlers on the elk ...



Cadets graduate leadership academy  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

On June 15, Elkin High School JROTC had six cadets, along with 150 other cadets from the Triad area, graduate from JCLC leadership academy at Oak Ridge ...



Karen Spencer named Elkin City Schools Teacher of the Year  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A language arts teacher at Elkin Middle School has been named the 2018-19 Elkin City Schools Teacher of the Year. Karen Spencer came to Elkin's school ...



Elkin swimmers headed to Regionals  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

After an outstanding finish to the 2018-2019 conference season, Elkin High School's swim team will be sending several athletes to compete in the Regional ...



Elkin swimmers compete at State  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

CARY — Elkin High School swim team competed on Saturday in the NCHSAA State Championship meet at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary. Elkin faced ...



Administrative changes made in Elkin schools  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

When students return to classes in August, they will notice changes in some of the administrators' roles at the middle and high school levels for Elkin City…



VIDEO: Elkin High School graduates 82 seniors  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The sun shone brightly on the 82 Elkin High School graduates, their friends and families, the faculty, staff and school board Friday evening as they gathered to…



Saying farewell: Dr. Evan Ballard retires  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

More than 39 years after opening Jonesville Family Medicine Center, Dr. Evan Ballard, one of the two founding doctors, will be hanging up his stethoscope ...



Davis now combat medic  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

HOUSTON, Texas — Chris Davis graduated basic training from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and in a short time, will graduate from the medic school at Fort Sam…



Full story: Elkin students walk out in peaceful protest for school safety  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Two groups of students at Elkin High School gathered at the football field as part of the National School Walkout demonstrations advocating for increased ...



Corps of Cadets at attention  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Corps of Cadets from Elkin High School's JROTC unit pose on the front steps of the high school recently. The Corps of Cadets from Elkin High School's ...



Adopting animals from shelters  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) “approximately eight to 12 million pets enter animal shelters nationwide…



Suicide increase encourages awareness  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Missy Fuentes-Delgado, an Elkin High School student, presents a speech on suicide at the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club at the annual Four Way Test high school ...



Gamma Psi Chapter celebrates 35 years  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Gamma Psi, the local chapter of The North Carolina State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International, held its spring meeting at ...



Cooper, Jackie Keith  Winston-Salem Journal

September 27, 1934 - May 25, 2019 Mr. Jackie Keith Cooper, age 84, of Elkin, NC passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center surrounded ...



Dirty Joe's: Caffeinating EHS students for over a year  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Small businesses are booming in the town of Elkin, especially Dirty Joe's, known for its coffee. Dirty Joe's was first opened in June of 2017 on East Market…



Surry County Board of Commissioners – Eddie Harris  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Name: Eddie Harris Age: 57 Hometown: State Road Party: Republican Family: Wife Robbin, Children: Mary Gwyn Harris Ratley, Victoria Harris Cox Education:



Elk Day shares clubs with community  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Chris Propst and Dillon Miller are the winners of the Elkin High School Army JROTC Litter Carry event during Elk Day. They received a cash prize and new ...



Elkin JROTC has busy fall  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

EHS 2017 drill meet On Oct. 7, Elkin High School JROTC hosted its first drill meet of the semester. The meet drew the attendance of more than six schools…



Multiple Dead or Injured in Surry County Fire  Spectrum News

A senior from Elking High School was in critical condition, but was reported dead on Tuesday.



'Shrek the Musical' opens Friday  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Things have gone awry for beloved fairy tale creatures Pinocchio, the Three Little Pigs, the White Rabbit, Gingerbread Man, Sugarplum Fairy and more.



One antler on the bronze Elk statue at Elkin High School is missing; officials want it returned  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

One of the two antlers on Elkin High School's Elk statue was reported missing March 20 and its location remains a mystery. - Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune.



Coley enlists in military  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School JROTC announced that Silas Coley, being recognized by instructor Kenneth Abrams, is the newest JROTC cadet to be sworn in as a United ...



NTHS induction held at Elkin High  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School newly inducted members into the National Technical Honor Society include, from left, Dylan Miller, Garrett Chriscoe…



Michael leaves sediment, flood damage  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Yadkin Valley region experienced heavy flooding last week in the wake of Hurricane Michael's remnants passing through the area, but still fared well…



Nominations sought for Surry sports hall  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

With the induction of each new class into the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame and Ring of Honor, their names are enshrined on this monument in Fisher River ...



VIDEO: Elkin High School JROTC receives year-end awards  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As the school year comes to a close, it is time for clubs and organizations to award honors including those presented Thursday by Elkin High School JROTC.



Teens need to hang up and hang out  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Lazy, spoiled, unsociable, no work ethic” are words that have been used to describe young people with technology, but is this true? Are millennials unable to…



Veterans honored by Elkin students  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Five local veterans were recognized by a full auditorium of students from Elkin Middle and High schools Friday during the JROTC unit's annual Veterans Day…



Elkin High School JROTC program receives top honors  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin High School JROTC program scored top honors as one of the best programs in 4th Brigade. On April 13, the Fourth Brigade HQ's out of Fort Bragg…



Elkin City Schools announces agreement with Yadkin for child nutrition management; two new Elkin High School staff members introduced  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

While July tends to be a slow month following the completion of the annual budget process and the quiet summer months in the schools, the Elkin City Schools…



Elkin JROTC Raiders win  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School JROTC Raiders finish on top out of 19 teams on the 5K obstacle course at West Rowan Saturday. Elkin male Raider teams ( Ty Parsons, ...



Elkin Men's basketball schedule  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School has released the 2017-2018 schedules for the men's basketball team. Last season the Buckin' Elks struggled to earn a win and ended the ...



Elkin High School senior project Bingo and BBQ fundraiser to provide sound equipment for Elkin City Schools  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

On Saturday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Elkin High School senior Christian Wilson will hold a Bingo and BBQ fundraiser in the Elkin Elementary School cafeteria to…



National winners honored  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Two national first place awards came home with Elkin Elementary School Jr. Beta Club members following this summer's national convention. Between a $1…



Dixon Auditorium at Elkin High School gets new stage floor  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Tonya Smith leads seventh-grade choral students from Elkin Middle School in a vocal warm-up on the new stage floor in the Dixon Auditorium at Elkin High ...



JROTC drill team competes  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School JROTC Drill team finished fourth overall in the Brigade competition recently at East Rowan. Drill Team members include Chencho Santos…



History of Elkin schools celebrated  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

An annual family reunion a year ago led to a celebration Friday of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Elkin Graded School. The day-long celebration…



Insurance for student athletes undecided; staff, students recognized during Elkin City Schools board meeting  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Approval of an insurance plan to cover student athletes for the 2017-18 school year was tabled Monday night by the Elkin school board to give officials time to…



Elkin swim team competes in Regional meet  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

CHARLOTTE — On Friday afternoon, the Elkin High School Swim team competed in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Regional swim meet at ...



High school opportunities support life choices  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Cheerleading is one of the many activities offered at Elkin High School which build friendships and help students make decisions about the future. Cheerleaders ...



Poplin commissioned as 2nd lieutenant  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Hiram Poplin, son of Thomas and Jilda Poplin of Jonesville, commissioned from the U.S. Army Office of Candidate School as a second lieutenant on Jan. 23.



Buckin' Elks name new men's basketball coach  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School has named a new head coach for the upcoming 2017-2018 men's basketball season. Marcus Wilmoth will be taking over the program and has ...



Elkin High School students launch extra-credit rocket for NC School of Science and Math virtual course  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School students are taking their science classes seriously as seen in the Saturday launch of a rocket by four students attending the North Carolina…



EHS Environmental Club creates garden  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Tuesday afternoon, members of the Elkin High School Environmental Club with assistance from members of the Interact Club continued their work on the garden ...



Class of 1971 reunites  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin High School Class of 1971 celebrated its 45th anniversary reunion Oct. 21 and 22, with a weekend of activities including the Elkin vs.



Eighth-graders at Elkin Middle School take on Raider team events during Elkin High School JROTC Middle School Day program  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Team work and fun were ever-present Friday afternoon as eighth-graders at Elkin Middle School got a taste of three events in which the high school JROTC ...



Rhythm on Main is changing ownership and locations, while Yadkin Valley Community School is relocating and expanding  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Rhythm on Main is changing hands as Will Shover has transferred its ownership to director and teacher Kristy Woodruff Neely and being named Kristy's Dance ...



Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Third Annual 4 Under 40 Awards  High Country Press

Four emerging leaders and a trusted advocate for young professionals were honored during the 3rd annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 ...



Students, staff recognized for successes  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin City Schools administrative office lobby was a packed house during the most recent school board meeting as students and staff were recognized for…



2017: A year-in-review  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

January • Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2017 on Jan. 3, Atlas Theodore Moorefield. • The local community mourned the loss of a ...



Homecoming kicks off with parade  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin High School JROTC Color Guard carries the flags at the front of the Elkin homecoming parade through downtown Elkin Friday afternoon.



Schools recognize students, staff members  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

With the highest attendance among Elkin's three schools, Elkin Middle School claimed the trophy for the month of Oct. 18 through Nov. 30 at the school board's…



Elkin area wrestlers fare well at NHSCA  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — North Carolina college basketball fans are usually well aware of the number of McDonald's All Americans that are members of their ...



School starts with a 'KAPOW!'  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

KAPOW! A superhero theme — complete with the Elks mascot wearing a cape and mask and Dr. Myra Cox in a Super-intendent cape — kicked off Elkin City ...



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