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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 ...



Community and Church Calendar  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week's edition.Now-March 31• Yadkin Valley Senior Games registration is taking ...



Nine interested in open Elkin board seat  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Nine Elkin residents have expressed interest in being considered for a seat on the Elkin Board of Commissioners following Skip Whitman's recent resignation…



Community invited to join Costa Rica trip  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

During spring break of 2020, Elkin High School teacher Jan Qualheim will be sponsoring an EF Tours seven-day trip to Costa Rica in Central America. The trip is ...



Elkin High gym project facing delay  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A project to renovate the existing gym at Elkin High School and construct a new gymnasium building could be nearly a year behind schedule after results from ...



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 the ...



Two parades set for Friday in Elkin  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin will be host to two separate parades Friday afternoon, as Elkin High School prepares for its annual homecoming game and Elkin Fire Department ...



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…



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

Students at Elkin Middle School will enter the 2018-19 school year with a new daily schedule which better aligns with the schedule the high school followed…



Halloween festivities kick off this weekend  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Halloween in the Yadkin Valley will kick off this weekend with parties and trunk-or-treat events, including a haunted hallways attraction. On Friday…



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.



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…



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.



Elkin lit up for holidays  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Light Up Night 2018 kicked off just past 6:30 p.m. on Friday with a short speech from Mayor Sam Bishop, before St. Nick himself gave a reading of the original…



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…



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…



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.



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 ...



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…



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…



Overmountain Victory Trail significance shared with Elkin High School students  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Taylor Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of ...



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 ...



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…



James, Thomas Snow (Tom)  Winston-Salem Journal

ELKIN October 24, 2018 On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Thomas Snow (Tom) James, 85, of Parkwood Place in Elkin, NC passed away peacefully in his ...



Surry County Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

DOBSON — The Surry County Parks and Recreation Department and the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame Committee announced the inductees for the 2018 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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…



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 ...



Change in board brings organizational change to Christmas Parade  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A change in the board of the Downtown Elkin Business Association (EDBA) has led to adjustments in some of the foundations of the organization…



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 ...



Elkin High School future construction could cost more than $9 million  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Frank Williams with Pinnacle Architects presents plans to address ADA compliance and gym space issues at Elkin High School Friday during the Elkin City ...



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 ...



Surry County Board of Commissioners – Eddie Harris  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Name: Eddie HarrisAge: 57Hometown: State RoadParty: RepublicanFamily: Wife Robbin, Children: Mary Gwyn Harris Ratley, Victoria Harris CoxEducation:



'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.



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 ...



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…



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 ...



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 ...



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…



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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…



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.



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…



Rising Elks successes honored  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

On May 25, Elkin High School held its second annual Rising Elks Awards Ceremony, which recognizes undergraduate students in grades ninth through 11th in ...



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…



Foothills Theatre prepares for summer production of 'Shrek'  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Foothills Theatre performers have been hard at work since late May rehearsing for the group's summer production of “Shrek the Musical,” which will be ...



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 ...



Elkin City Schools ranks fourth in the state in student academic performance  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin City Schools continued its track of academic excellence and jumped from seventh in the state, as measured by the 2015-2016 test results, to fourth in the…



Students honored for accomplishments  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As is monthly tradition, the Elkin City Schools Board of Education recognized a number of students for their accomplishments during their Jan. 22 meeting.



Matt Dunn competes, places in US Open  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Matt Dunn, the head wrestling coach at Elkin High School, accomplished something that he had not done in 13 years. He competed in and placed in a high ...



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.



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, ...



Successes recognized in Elkin schools  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Dozens of students and several teachers were recognized for their success during the recent February meeting of the Elkin City Schools Board of Education.



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…



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 ...



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.



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…



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…



Gym talk dominates board meeting  Mount Airy News

ELKIN — Putting in a new gym and renovating another will cost Surry County more than $9 million. The county Board of Commissioners already had given its…



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 ...



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 ...



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…



Trojans spoil Elkin's Homecoming  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

After a rainy and dreary day, the lights at Grissom Stadium in Elkin were shining bright as the Elkin football team hosted Alleghany in a conference match-up.



Starmount wins Battle of the Bridge  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

ELKIN — The Starmount Rams football team traveled the short distance to Elkin High School on Friday night for the 2018 edition of the Battle of the Bridge.



The Elkin fencing team successful  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Elkin Middle/High School fencing team has been competing for the past 13 years guided by Coach Walter Triplette. The team has seen nine State ...



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…



VIDEO: Elkin High School seniors performing 'Willy Wonka Junior'  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Oompa-Loompas work on creating gum in the Inventing Room during Elkin High School's senior play “Willy Wonka Junior,” to be performed in two showings.



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.



State Farm adds employees to local team  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Recently, two Elkin natives have become part of the Steve Owings Agency for State Farm on North Bridge Street in Elkin. Tim Russell and Cory Combs are now ...



Blanketeer player turns 100  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

In the 1930s and 1940s, Catherine Whitener Salmons traveled, playing for Chatham Manufacturing's basketball team, the Blanketeers. On March 25 of this ...



Insurance policies approved by school board  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end, the Elkin City Schools Board of Education began preparations for the new year by approving the purchase of five ...



Students reflect on Flying Classroom  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The Flying Classroom truly made a memorable impression on the students of Elkin City Schools, as was evident by reflections shared with the school board ...



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…



'Schools Out for the Summer' — Elkin employees celebrate end of another school year  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

School's Out for the Summer” was an obvious statement of celebration for Elkin City Schools' faculty, staff and administrators Monday morning as they ...



Elkin senior holds cheerleading camp  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School senior Rebecca Reece conducted a cheerleading camp for second- through eighth-graders as part of her senior project at Elkin High School ...



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 ...



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…



Chick-fil-A rumors investigated  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Ask any student at Elkin High School what fast food restaurant he would like to see come to Elkin, and 99 percent of them will say Chick-fil-A.



Elkin JROTC excels in competitions  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Elkin High School 2018 Raider Team competes in Virginia at Magna Vista High School in the Best of the Best in such events as Team 5K, One Rope Bridge…



Boonville resident Lisa Pendry named new principal at Elkin Middle School  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Lisa Pendry, new principal at Elkin Middle School, moves into her new office Friday. She was previously assistant principal at Elkin High School, and before that ...



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 ...



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…



Caliber of coach demonstrated by players 50 years after championship  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

STATE ROAD — Although coaching styles 50 years ago may have been harsh by today's standards, the 1967 Elkin High School football team demonstrated the ...



Four schools have new principals  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes County School Superintendent Mark Byrd on Friday morning announced changes in principals at several schools.



Students, staff honored by Elkin City Schools Board of Education  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Julie Neumark, president of the Elkin High School Art Club, is recognized by the Elkin City Schools Board of Education meeting last week. Board members ...



Elkin faculty, students remember student lost in weekend house fire  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Students in Elkin City Schools mourned one of their own upon returning to class Monday, following a fatal house fire that took the life of a 13-year-old special…



Elkin on most top 10 list in state  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

A number of staff and students were recognized during the most recent Elkin Board of Education meeting for success in academics, the arts and extra projects ...



Battling temptations in high school  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

I always picture every day of high school and life as a battlefield — good vs. evil. Winning over a temptation is a small victory in the huge war that God has…



Students, staff recognized by board  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

As is a monthly ritual for the Elkin City Schools Board of Education, a number of students and staff members were honored during the board's Dec. 5 meeting.



Athletes, officials serve lunch  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Varsity football players from Elkin High School got a little taste of stardom last week, as they were the stars of the lunch room at Elkin Elementary School…



Elk Pharmacy continues through family and tradition  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

While strolling downtown in Elkin, many buildings with rich history are often viewed as simple façades. Elk Pharmacy, owned by Larry Irwin, is much more than…



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