NEWS


Local poet to release new book

Local poet to release new book

A new full-length book entitled “Crossing the River” by local poet Dr. Bill Griffin is slated for release at the end of the month. Griffin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Bots Championship competition held

Yadkin Bots Championship competition held

On Nov. 7, the Yadkin BOTS LEGO Robotics league held its fourth annual championship at Forbush Middle School. Ten teams comprised of elementary and mi...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Vehicle fire, wreck causes slow down on I77 Saturday

Two individuals, one a juvenile, were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following an accident on I77 south at mile marker 75 on Saturd...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Shallow Ford historical marker missing

Local historians noticed recently that the Shallow Ford Historical Marker at the Yadkin River was missing and the state of North Carolina wants it bac...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Prism hosts local food drive for Foothills Pantry

For the week of Nov. 13 to 17, Prism is hosting a food drive at their corporate offices in downtown Elkin. Prism will be accepting donations from the ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Yadtel facing payment processing issues

Without warning on Nov. 10, tellers at Yadtel Telecom retail stores found themselves unable to process payments for anyone trying to pay their Duke En...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


SCC Athletic Club hosts bingo fundraiser

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Knights Athletic Club will hold its ninth annual bingo event on Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the college gym. Th...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

Starmount falls to East Surry in final minute

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Starmount put up a hard fight on Friday night as the Rams traveled to Pilot Mountain to take on the East Surry Cardinals. The C...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Sports briefs

Elite baseball to hold tryoutsElite Baseball 10U and 12U are having tryouts for spring 2018. The tryouts will be held on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 18...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Football playoffs begin Friday night

Football playoffs begin Friday night

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has finalized the playoff brackets for the 2017 football season. The association used MaxPreps see...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

Women’s golf wraps up state tournament

PINEHURST — After a windy day one, conditions ripened up for the final day of competition in the 2017 NCHSAA Women’s Golf State Championsh...

November 8th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


12:54 pm |    
2017 Windsor family reunion
8:26 am |    
Pot pie versus chicken pie

Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events or church events: Deadline is Monday prior to publication by 5 p.m. One-time events or announcements may be ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Northwestern Regional Library’s NWRL Cares/Amnesty Week at NWRL branch libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library is giving back to its local communities this week, Nov. 13-18. Just in time for the holidays, bring in canned or non...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events or church events: Deadline is Monday prior to publication by 5 p.m. One-time events or announcements may be ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


License Plate Agency receives special recognition

The Yadkin County License Plate Agency was presented a letter of excellent performance for the year of 2017. This award is reflective of the excellent...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Will Durst performs his hit set ‘Boomeraging’ at the Willingham Theater

Racking up terrific reviews amid sold out houses, “BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG” is a tribute to the history, growth, joys, achievements a...

November 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


8:26 am |    
Pot pie versus chicken pie
10:49 am |    
A voyage to Alaska

Letter to the editor

To the editor,Forbush Recycle Center,Once again Forbush is due a change. Upon knowing authority, I have learned that the Recycling center at the corne...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Welcome back to the kitchen

Welcome back to the kitchen

You may have noticed the Kitsey’s Kitchen column has been missing from the last several months of The Yadkin Ripple. I have a very good reason f...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Chamber members visit Alaska

Yadkin Chamber members visit Alaska

The Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce returned on July 20 from our most recent trip to the great state of Alaska. Everyone again reported a grand time...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,“If it ain’t broke …”What is so broken about Elkin’s traffic situation that regressing from lights to 4-wa...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,It astonishes me that the last time our elected officials passed comprehensive tax reform was in 1986. Thirty-one years ago Ronald Reaga...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Citizens of the Yadkinville area have much to be proud of; the activities of the Arts Council, Unifi’s modern manufacturing facili...

August 28th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Unifi celebrates National Manufacturing Day

Unifi celebrates National Manufacturing Day

GREENSBORO — In observance of Manufacturing Day 2017 (MFG Day), Unifi, Inc., (NYSE:UFI) joined companies across the nation to showcase automatio...

October 11th, 2017 |  


The Resource open in Yadkinville

The Resource open in Yadkinville

Todd Freeman, branch manager of The Resource in Yadkinville, welcomes those attending last week’s ribbon cutting.Kathy Hartung, CEO of The Resou...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Cookout to honor Home Acres’ customers

Home Acres Fine Furniture recently opened expanded sale floor space with two new showrooms at its Hamptonville location. The store has its third annua...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Curves International celebrating 25 years

Curves International celebrating 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, Curves International opened its doors to women looking for a place to workout among their own, and now it is one of the largest...

September 21st, 2017 |  


North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

North Carolina Zoo awards Unifi, Inc. with 2017 Paw of Approval for earth-friendly commitment

GREENSBORO — The North Carolina Zoo has awarded Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) its 2017 Paw of Approval, which highlights the company’s commitmen...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


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