NC Christmas trees: grown by hand, protected by science

NC Christmas trees: grown by hand, protected by science

I’ll start with a disclosure, we are real Christmas tree people. I understand the arguments for fake trees, but I don’t want a hunk of pla...

November 30th, 2017 |  


The things our mothers did

The things our mothers did

I’m at the age where I catch myself saying or doing things that my mamma always did. Some people dread turning into their mother, but I consider...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Now where did I put that key?

Now where did I put that key?

This summer, my spouse Connie and I drove to Alaska and back. Fourteen-thousand-eight-hundred and fifty-two miles (but who’s counting), we were ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

To the editor:At Thanksgiving we take time to count our blessings. This year, I’m especially thankful for the eight active Yadkin County volunte...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Yadkin Chamber in Alaska

Yadkin Chamber in Alaska

Final installment of a three-part series on the recent Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce trip to Alaska.Breakfast at Denali Park Village was again exc...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Pot pie versus chicken pie

Pot pie versus chicken pie

Several years ago I wrote a column about a local delicacy we call chicken stew. It is chicken stew season here in Yadkin County, a very favorite time ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Still in the Halloween spirit

Still in the Halloween spirit

Halloween has come and gone so that means it’s Christmas, right? Well it certainly seems so according to the items for sale in stores and commer...

November 9th, 2017 |  


A voyage to Alaska

A voyage to Alaska

Members of the Yadkin Chamber of Commerce visited Alaska in July. Here is part two of their adventures. Part one of the series was published in the No...

November 9th, 2017 |  


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 |