Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Sun, 3 May 2015 21:05:19 EST 1800 Numbers to Know http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/152924320/Numbers-to-Know Public SafetyEmergency ServicesYadkin Emergency Services 336-679-4232Yadkin EMS (ambulance) 336-679-4232Yadkin Fire Marshal 336-679-4231 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:35:21 EST History comes to life at Richmond Hill http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/152946691/History-comes-to-life-at-Richmond-Hill EAST BEND — Nestled in the northeastern part of Yadkin County is a stately brick home where former North Carolina Chief Justice Richmond Mumford Pearson resided and operated a law school in the mid-1800s. Pearson moved to the area around 1848... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:30:21 EST Yadkin Memorial provides fishing, boating opportunities http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/152607160/Yadkin-Memorial-provides-fishing-boating-opportunities Area residents and visitors are thrilled about the new Yadkin County Memorial Park which features the 138.5-acre Lake Hampton. The park, part of a vision that began more 50 years ago, opened late last fall and visitors have been flocking to it to... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:25:21 EST Lone Hickory arena a mission of faith http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/152838474/Lone-Hickory-arena-a-mission-of-faith This November will mark the five-year anniversary of the opening of the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, located at 1950 Bethel Church Road in Yadkinville. This unique arena is the site for a number of rodeo and other special events, but the real mission is... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:26 EST Southern foods that confuse our northern friends http://yadkinripple.com/news/opinion_columns/153122945/Southern-foods-that-confuse-our-northern-friends The south has some very distinct foods. Fried chicken is probably the first thing that comes to my mind when I think of traditional southern fare. There are many dishes from our region here below the Mason-Dixon line, however, that give our northern... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:05:22 EST Quilt trail a tourism opportunity http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/152962345/Quilt-trail-a-tourism-opportunity Quilt making may be a fading tradition, but in Yadkin County images of colorful quilts can still be seen throughout the region. Amid the rolling hills of the county, a new tradition is on display, wooden painted quilt squares used as outdoor... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:15:21 EST 50th reunion for Boonville High School alums http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/153179710/50th-reunion-for-Boonville-High-School-alums Members of Boonville High School's class of 1965 gather for a reunion. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:50:23 EST Relay Hero: Paula Casstevens http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153179907/Relay-Hero:-Paula-Casstevens So many people's lives are touched by cancer and as they watch loved ones battle the disease there is a feeling of helplessness. Many turn those feelings of helplessness into action by volunteering with cancer related groups. Such is the case... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 03:55:22 EST Let’s go for a walk http://yadkinripple.com/news/opinion_columns/153183172/Lets-go-for-a-walk I like simple, easy stuff that is not hard to remember, because there is too much stuff to keep up with. Like passwords which are not easy to remember and should be changed regularly, and should have numbers, some characters and at least one symbol,... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:30:23 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153182627/Church-and-Community-Calendar May 1• Yadkin County Farm Bureau, Member Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free food and live bluegrass. Jonesville Farm Bureau Office, 105 Winston Road, Jonesville. Parking available... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:30:22 EST Arts council to host summer drama camp http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153178410/Arts-council-to-host-summer-drama-camp Area youth with an interest in theater will have a unique opportunity this summer as the Yadkin Arts Council will host a special drama camp for children ages 8 to 13. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:05:21 EST New library consortium provides more resources http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153180784/New-library-consortium-provides-more-resources Patrons of the Yadkin County Library and other members library of the Northwestern Regional Library system will now have access to even more resources by way of the NC Cardinal consortium. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:25:22 EST Plans for proposed ABC location under way http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153191624/Plans-for-proposed-ABC-location-under-way Based on a recent placement study, the ABC Board is moving forward with possible options for future development. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:21 EST Cocaine seized in drug bust http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153157854/Cocaine-seized-in-drug-bust HAMPTONVILLE — On April 24, officers with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office, Yadkinville Police Department and N.C. State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation into the sale and distribution of cocaine. The investigation led... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:50:22 EST Local church remembers famous drive-in burgers http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153176993/Local-church-remembers-famous-drive-in-burgers EAST BEND — Drizzling rain and chilly temperatures on Saturday didn't keep community members from gathering at East Bend Methodist Church to enjoy a cookout. The church has hosted the cookout for several years now as a fellowship and... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:10:21 EST Ashe girls edge Starmount, 2-1 http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-sports/153177388/Ashe-girls-edge-Starmount-2-1 WEST JEFFERSON — The Lady Huskies ran its winning streak to 11 games with a 2-1 victory over Starmount on Monday evening. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:50:21 EST Jail-a-thon raises funds for Relay for Life http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153151114/Jail-a-thon-raises-funds-for-Relay-for-Life Several notable citizens, including two local law enforcement agents, were locked up last week, but all for a very good cause. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:30:22 EST Yadkin Early College Prom 2015 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153181427/Yadkin-Early-College-Prom-2015 Yadkin Early College students dance the night away at their prom.“Here's to you!” Yadkin Early College Students create special memories together at their prom. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:40:23 EST Man faces child abuse charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153185586/Man-faces-child-abuse-charges JONESVILLE —A Jonesville man has been charged in connection with a child and animal abuse case, following injuries to an infant. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:45:22 EST YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153175873/YMCA-holds-Healthy-Kids-Day Despite rain and cool temperatures on Saturday, a number of youth participated in a fishing day and other activities as part of the Yadkin Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:45:22 EST