Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:51:10 EST 1800 East Bend student named to JMU dean’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151482934/East-Bend-student-named-to-JMU-deans-list HARRISONBURG, Virginia — East Bend resident, Natalie Ann Hardy, has been named to the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2014 semester. Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST School closing early http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/151461685/School-closing-early Yadkin County Schools just announced that school will let out at 11:30 a.m. today due to sleet and icy weather conditions. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:10:21 EST Bull wins Reserve Grand Champion at NC State Fair http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/151380439/Bull-wins-Reserve-Grand-Champion-at-NC-State-Fair Submitted photoClay Nicholson of East Bend raised and exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Bull at the NC State Fair. The bull is named CNL Blizzard because he was born during the huge snowstorm in Yadkin County last February. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/church/151380810/Church-and-Community-Calendar Jan. 24• 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., chicken stew and gospel singing fundraiser to benefit Yadkin Christian Ministries in memory of Charlie Stewart at Longtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1408 Longtown... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:30:21 EST Jonesville man charged in drug case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151440611/Jonesville-man-charged-in-drug-case YADKINVILLE — Anthony Rasheen Keel, 33, of Jonesville, was arrested on Jan. 17 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count of felony possession of controlled substance (marijuana) in jail or prison. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:40:22 EST Historical Society launches third Yadkin Heritage book http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/151373518/Historical-Society-launches-third-Yadkin-Heritage-book The Yadkin County Historical Society launched the process to publish the third volume of “The Heritage of Yadkin County,” at its 50th Annual Meeting at the Yadkin County Senior Center, Yadkinville, on Jan. 11. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:30:21 EST Church starts blue light campaign to show support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151396937/Church-starts-blue-light-campaign-to-show-support A local church is doing what it can to show support to members of the law enforcement community. By handing out blue light bulbs and electric candles, members of Baltimore United Methodist Church are hoping to shine a positive light on the work that... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:55:21 EST Community shares input on park http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151374314/Community-shares-input-on-park On Thursday, a community meeting was held in order to discuss the second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park which the county is seeking a grant to help fund. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:35:21 EST Park’s second phase sparks community support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151419148/Parks-second-phase-sparks-community-support The second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park was once again the primary topic of discussion at Tuesday night's meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners. As part of a grant application process, a community meeting was held about the... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:45:22 EST Man charged in second larceny case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151304450/Man-charged-in-second-larceny-case YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested John Christopher Davis, 27, of Hamptonville and charged him with one count of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny after breaking and entering and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:00:21 EST UNCP announces academic honors for fall semester 2014 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151381448/UNCP-announces-academic-honors-for-fall-semester-2014 PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke announced chancellors and honors lists for the fall semester 2014. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:40:23 EST Falcons swat Yellow Jackets http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151376398/Falcons-swat-Yellow-Jackets By Jim Fullerjfuller@civitasmedia.comWINSTON-SALEM — Forbush lost only two matches — one by forfeit — in a 58-10 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win over host Carver Friday night. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:00:24 EST Bluegrass band records first album http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151398018/Bluegrass-band-records-first-album By Kitsey E. Burnskburns@civitasmedia.com Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:40:24 EST Ralph James Martin named CEO of Civitas Media http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151404194/Ralph-James-Martin-named-CEO-of-Civitas-Media DAVIDSON — Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states, including The Pilot, The Elkin Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple, announced today the appointment of Ralph James Martin as chief executive officer. Martin was... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:25 EST Krawiec sworn in as senator for 31st district http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151380325/Krawiec-sworn-in-as-senator-for-31st-district RALEIGH — Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth) was sworn in last Wednesday for her first full two-year term representing the 31st District in the North Carolina Senate. The oath of office was administered by North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:15:22 EST Annual Windsor reunion brings family together http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151379250/Annual-Windsor-reunion-brings-family-together The annual Windsor reunion was held Sept. 14, 2014. The event was held at the Historic Old School House built in 1916, which is now used as the community building at Windsor's Cross Roads in Yadkin County. The Windsor Cross Roads Ruritan Club... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:45:21 EST Vikings eke by Rams, 42-33 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151375927/Vikings-eke-by-Rams-42-33 HAYS — North Wilkes defeated Starmount, 42-33, in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference meet Friday night. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:25:21 EST Forbush wrestler just keeps on winning http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151396185/Forbush-wrestler-just-keeps-on-winning EAST BEND — When Forbush's Isaac McMillan took Carver's Cornelius Tribble by fall in a wrestling match Friday night, he secured his place in Forbush athletic history. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:00:21 EST YVTR president sees big upside for EVTA project http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151397157/YVTR-president-sees-big-upside-for-EVTA-project The Yadkin Valley Trail Riders (YVTR) are just one of the groups of outdoor enthusiasts benefiting from the push to complete a trail between Stone Mountain and Elkin. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:15:22 EST Woman charged with larceny http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151343223/Woman-charged-with-larceny YADKINVILLE — Jessica Erin Briggs, 26, of Winston-Salem, was arrested on Jan. 13 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count felony larceny. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:20:22 EST