Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:08:53 EST 1800 Yadkin proclaimed a ‘Purple Heart’ county http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/324934/Yadkin-proclaimed-a-Purple-Heart-county YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County commissioners approved a proclamation declaring Yadkin County a Purple Heart County. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rams finish high in Wachovia Cup Standings http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/306484/Rams-finish-high-in-Wachovia-Cup-Standings Elkin and Starmount have finished as the top two public schools in the Wachovia Cup Standings for 1A high schools in North Carolina. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three arrested on drug charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/311422/Three-arrested-on-drug-charges YADKINVILLE — Detectives with the Yadkinville Police Department and Yadkin County Sheriff's Office have charged three individuals in connection with the sale of cocaine. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://yadkinripple.com/news/notice_box/329564/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Yadkin Ripple is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making yadkinripple.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brannon wins primary run-off http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/324427/Brannon-wins-primary-run-off RALEIGH — Candidate Josh Brannon claimed the victory in the democratic primary run-off for the 5th Congressional District. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ross Bailes wins again (and again) at Friendship http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/310658/Ross-Bailes-wins-again-(and-again)-at-Friendship ELKIN — Ross Bailes won for the third and fourth times this season at Friendship Motor Speedway, claiming both $1,000 Southeastern Crate Association Late Model features early Sunday morning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 48 years and still running strong http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/325848/48-years-and-still-running-strong GERMANTON — Bill Tesh started racing in June of 1966 — just more than 48 years ago. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two charged in stolen vehicle case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/303436/Two-charged-in-stolen-vehicle-case HAMPTONVILLE — On July 15, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Raleigh International Airport Police Department to check for a stolen vehicle that was possibly located in Yadkin County. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fire damages new home at Flint Hill Vineyards http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/302091/Fire-damages-new-home-at-Flint-Hill-Vineyards EAST BEND — Area firefighters responded to a blaze at a home under construction at 2133 Flint Hill Road early Thursday morning. The home is on the property of Flint Hill Vineyards. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Starmount grad wants to play as long as he can http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/302664/Starmount-grad-wants-to-play-as-long-as-he-can SANTA BARBARA, California — Dillon Dobson, the former Starmount standout and current Appalachian State University standout, is soaking in the sun a bit more as a member of the Santa Barbara Foresters in the California Collegiate League this... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Whitetop Mountain Band to perform at Broadway’s Best http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3897404/Whitetop-Mountain-Band-to-perform-at-Broadways-Best MOCKSVILLE — Broadway's Best Theatre Company presents the second in their visiting artists series, the Whitetop Mountain Band, July 26 starting at 6 p.m. Prepared foods and snacks will be available for an evening of Mountain Music by this... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkin County Community Foundation awards local grants http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3897699/Yadkin-County-Community-Foundation-awards-local-grants The Board of Advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation (YCCF) announces its 2014 grant awards from the Yadkin County Legacy Fund. According to Bonnie Lasky, chair of the Grants Committee, the YCCF awarded four grants totaling $3,400 through a... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New doctor at Yadkin Valley Community Physician’s Clinic http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3897757/New-doctor-at-Yadkin-Valley-Community-Physicians-Clinic YADKINVILLE — Yadkin Valley Community Hospital and the Yadkin Valley Community Physicians Clinic announces the addition of Dr. Jonathan Orton, MD, specializing in family medicine. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Canning makes a come back http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/301305/Canning-makes-a-come-back With summer crops now in the height of production, one local woman is on a mission to preserve that garden goodness for her family to enjoy throughout the year and she is teaching others how to achieve that goal as well. Kendra Lynne, a 32-year-old... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Champions for Children to hold trunk sale http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3897787/Champions-for-Children-to-hold-trunk-sale YADKINVILLE — Organizers are asking area residents to clean out their closets and plan to pack up their car trunks for an easy-does-it, back-to-school “Junk in the Trunk” sale from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 23 in the parking lot of Baity... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkin Soil and Water taking applications for cost share assistance http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3896717/Yadkin-Soil-and-Water-taking-applications-for-cost-share-assistance The Yadkin County Soil and Water Conservation District will be receiving its annual cost share allocation from the state for projects addressing non-point source pollution from agriculture activities. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dancers win multiple awards http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3897658/Dancers-win-multiple-awards The Performance Company at Nan's School of Dance in Yadkinville show off the many awards they won during the 2013-2014 season. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 already a success for Cheek http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/3895500/2014-already-a-success-for-Cheek RONDA — Sitting in the meeting room of the Ronda Volunteer Fire Department, Chris Cheek exudes a calm exterior. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Insurance agent named among top 75 agents http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3768344/Insurance-agent-named-among-top-75-agents GREENSBORO — Johnny W. Groce, Yadkin County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named 14th among the Top 75 Agents for 2013, by Steven D. Carroll, CPCU, executive vice president and general manager. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sewer upgrade slated for Jonesville http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3896695/Sewer-upgrade-slated-for-Jonesville The Yadkin Valley Sewer Authority (YVSA) announced that the Sewer Collection System Phase II Rehabilitation Project is about to start construction.This project, totaling $1,382,709, consists of the following funding pieces: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST