YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office charged 13 suspects with charges relating to selling and distributing illegal narcotics in Yadkin County.The arrests were on Dec. 12 and were part of a 12-month undercover investigation.According to the sheriff’s office, during the past year numerous purchases were made from the 13 individuals by officers. The officers purchased marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and various types of opiate prescription pain medications.The office said 66 suspects were charged with various drug offenses that occurred during 2013. The drug offenses totaled 322 felonious charges for the year.
GREENSBORO — The annual meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 8-10 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.Yadkin County Farm Bureau President Justin Somers was recognized among his peers at the Presidents’ and Agents’ Luncheon.Farm Bureau President Larry Wooten presented each winning county president with a limited edition Case knife.Each county’s agency force worked...
The Yadkin Community Chorus celebrated a decade of performing selections from “Messiah” Sunday.Yadkin’s chorus is a collection of performers from multiple denominations and a range of prior experience. Members ranging from beginners to experts are encouraged to participate, with practice beginning in October each year.On the third Sunday in December, the group performs portions of George Frideric Handel’s musical composition, complete with solo pr...
YADKINVILLE — Phillip Willard will finally be able to operate his mobile food van after county commissioners approved changing the zoning ordinances on similar businesses.The vote was 5-0 in favor of changing text in the county’s zoning ordinance that will allow food vendors to sell in commercial areas in the county.Rural and agricultural areas are not included in the vending areas. Individual towns would have to make similar changes to allow vending in their...
Jonesville and Yadkinville will be participating in North Carolina’s Urban Archery Season this year.The special season will allow hunters to kill deer with archery equipment inside city limits between Jan. 11 and Feb. 15, 2014.Those hunters who choose to participate will have to go through the same state-imposed processes for hunting inside the town as they would outside town limits during the regular seasons.Bag limits of two bucks and four does are sti...
Serving the public comes naturally for Jack Henderson.From serving two decades as Yadkin’s sheriff to working in the butcher business, Henderson enjoys interacting with the public and making a difference.Henderson grew up in Hamptonville in the Windsor’s Crossroads community. He was born at home to farming parents. His father was a tobacco farmer and cow trader.“He was somewhat of an unlicensed veterinarian,” Henderson said. “He k...
Civitas Media, The Yadkin Ripple’s parent company, is committed to serving its communities and providing relevant news and information through multiple channels. With this in mind, Civitas Media is launching myownyadkinville.com, an interactive community website, in Yadkin County.Yadtel is the sponsor for myownyadkinville.com.The site features hyper-local news and information generated by community residents about area happenings and events.
Due to the Christmas and New Year holidays falling mid-week, all advertising and classifieds for The Yadkin Ripple will be due at 5 p.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 27 and editorial copy will be due by 2 p.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 27 for the Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 editions.
The Open Air Art Market begins this Friday in downtown...
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