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  1. Smoke alarm canvass in Elkin set for Saturday -Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Members of the Elkin Fire Department, including new fire chief Matthew Crawford, left, visit with Elkin residents during an open house at the fire station Monday night. The department will be in Sunset Park conducting a smoke alarm canvas Saturday.

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  2. Wilkes man drowns in Yadkin River -Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    The body of a Wilkes County man who went missing after falling from a canoe Friday on the Yadkin River was found Monday afternoon. Damien Jamal Mayes, 25, of Boomer, was canoing in the Roaring River area of Wilkes County Friday at about 4 p.m. when he fell out of the canoe he was in with friend, Corin Omar Palmer, 26, of Millers Creek.

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  3. Mars Hill University graduates 176 at spring commencement -Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Spring commencement 2018 at Mars Hill University was a day of endings and beginnings. It was President Dan Lunsford's last commencement as the university's president.

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  4. Surrya s Roberts named Region X Player of YearRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Finishing second in the nation in home runs and putting up eye-popping offensive numbers, Surry Community College's Michael Roberts led the way among 10 Knights receiving All-Region X baseball honors. A freshman first baseman from Surry Central High School, Roberts has been named Region X Player of the Year after a stellar campaign for SCC.

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  5. Community and Church CalendarRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 16 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    5:30 to 8 p.m., the Wilkes Art Gallery, 913 C St., North Wilkesboro, will host a new art party with the theme "Paint Martinis" with Raney Rogers. Cost is $35 and reservations are required.

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  6. YVUF sets goal for 2019 at $202,019 -Read the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    The Yadkin Valley United Fund has made its agency partner allocations for 2019. Don Clark, president, said the total amount of grants for 24 nonprofits in the Yadkin Valley will be the largest ever.

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  7. Seniors compete in annual games -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Bob Keck entertains the crowd with his rendition of "Love Potion Number Nine" during the Silver Arts competition of the Yadkin Valley Senior Games. Brenda Garris, a participant from the King Senior Center, performs "Sheebeg and Sheemore" during the Silver Arts competition for the Yadkin Valley Senior Games.

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  8. Continuation in case involving troopera s death -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    A continuation has been confirmed for the man charged with murder in the death of North Carolina Trooper Samuel Bullard. Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, of Elkin, faced charges including second-degree murder, felony fleeing to elude arrest in a motor vehicle causing death and driving with a revoked license at the Yadkin County Courthouse on June 6; however, the case has been continued to July 11 with the expectation it will again be continued due to the seriousness of the charges, according to officials with the Yadkin Clerk of Court's office.

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  9. Common occurrence triggers PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Did you know that before lightning strikes the air sizzles? I can't say that it happens every single time, but I've felt it enough to know that's what probably usually happens. It starts with just being uncomfortable most of the time.

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  10. A toast to 100 years well livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    There on the front row and next in line sat Maude Brown of North Elkin. I strained to recall what I knew about the rules for donating blood.

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  11. Elkin commissioners approve annual budget, new subdivision on Poplar Springs Road -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    A subdivision of property along Poplar Springs Road was approved Monday by the Elkin Board of Commissioners, since the property falls within the town's one-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction for planning and zoning. John Holcomb is recognized by the Elkin Board of Commissioners Monday evening for his recent retirement as town manager.

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  12. Elkin High School commemorates time for 93 students -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    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 Friday. "The students are my greatest source of joy.

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  13. Explore Elkin to make singles comfortable at events -Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    As Explore Elkin looks for new ways to encourage both tourism and town interaction, a new demographic is being served. Starting with the June Block Party on Saturday, Explore Elkin will invite individuals to join together for the Single N Mingle group.

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  14. Elkin man charged in officer-involved shooting - 9:40 am updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    An Elkin man is facing felony charges after allegedly aiming a weapon at a deputy responding to a reported civil disturbance Monday afternoon. At about 3 p.m., officers with the Surry County Sheriff's Office responded to the reported civil disturbance at a residence on the 1600 block of Twin Oaks Road near Dobson, according to a release from the sheriff's office.

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  15. VIDEO: Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat dedicates home in Elkin -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Serry Berman explains the Pack The Pantry program to Enrique and Jessica Agauhedionda and their children, Zack Santos , Allison , Kasey , and Adam during their new home dedication thanks to help from Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity. Youngest member of the Agauhedionda home, 6-year-old Adam, celebrates cutting the ribbon on his new home thanks to help from Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity, their sponsors and volunteers.

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  16. Grace Clinic receives funding from The Winston-Salem Foundation -Read the original story

    Friday Jun 8 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley, a free clinic for uninsured, low-income adults in the Yadkin Valley, received a grant award of $7,226 from The Winston-Salem Foundation on May 15. The grant is funded by the Richard T. Chatham Fund and the Lucy Hanes Chatham Fund. The Elkin Advisory Committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation has been a supporter Grace Clinic since its beginnings in 2006.

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  17. Birth announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Chase Shelton and Allie Snow of Mount Airy announce the birth of a daughter, Addilyn Elizabeth Snow, on May 24 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. She has a big sister, Hartlyn Snow of Westfield.

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  18. New status leads to Explore Elkin interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    There are friends, I have discovered, who are happy that I am single, which is leading to a new opportunity at Elkin events. They are certainly not happy for the divorce that led to me being single, but they are happy to know that they are no longer alone.

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  19. HCMH intends to solve rural healthcare problem -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation Chair Dr. Bill Davis, Scholarship Committee Chair Tony Cook, newest $5,000 for 5 years committed donors Debbie and Gray Brown, Executive Secretary Patricia Wagoner, and CEO Paul Hammes attend the May meeting of the foundation board. Providing opportunities for the talent that is already present is the way the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation intends to solve a significant problem in rural healthcare through their scholarship program.

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  20. Veterans, churches, community behind plan for mena s shelter -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Nearly double the number expected, citizens in attendance at the community meeting Thursday seem excited to turn this location, the former home of Grace Clinic, into a men's homeless shelter. Continuing the tradition of care, a community meeting was held Thursday at the old Grace Clinic location to discuss the possibilities of the site becoming a men's shelter.

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