Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:58:26 EST 1800 YMCA offers program for seniors http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150531843/YMCA-offers-program-for-seniors Promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages is part of the primary mission of the YMCA. The Silver Sneakers program at the YMCA specifically targets the senior citizen population. The program is free for seniors as a benefit of... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:31:05 EST Talking turkey — holiday food safety tips http://yadkinripple.com/news/lifestyle-food-news/150583022/Talking-turkey--holiday-food-safety-tips The holiday season is upon us and our thoughts turn toward the great feast ahead. Very often the star of the feast is the humble turkey, sitting pretty with its perfectly roasted golden brown skin. All is well as the family starts to partake of the... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:06:05 EST Local dancers, instructors win big at dance competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news/150579553/Local-dancers-instructors-win-big-at-dance-competition Eight competitive soloist students from Rhythm On Main Dance & Gymnastics in Elkin recently competed in the the Ultimate Starz Dance Productions Fall Convention & Competition held in King on Nov. 1 and 2. The students were up against 20 studios from... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:59:06 EST Communities gear up for the holidays http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150563455/Communities-gear-up-for-the-holidays “It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and folks around the county are gearing up for this special season. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:32:03 EST Commissioners approve county transportation plan http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150583373/Commissioners-approve-county-transportation-plan The Yadkin County commissioners made quick work of three budget items on the action agenda at their meeting on Monday evening. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:18:05 EST Yadkin County Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150583304/Yadkin-County-Library-News Northwestern Regional Library will be hosting “Cares Week” from Nov. 17 to Nov. 22. Just bring in canned or non-perishable food items or toiletries to your local NWRL branch and your fees and lost materials will be forgiven. Donated items... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:15:06 EST Night miracles http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150563551/Night-miracles They were the same, the ground and the sky, they seemed interchangeable. It was a bit confusing to the senses — as in which way is up? The feeling of awe barely describes the scene, a scene so long in coming. How was it possible to have missed... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:40:09 EST EMS employee charged http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150544555/EMS-employee-charged YADKINVILLE — Last month, it was discovered by Emergency Service supervisors that a part-time EMS employee had some discrepancies on her time sheets. This was reported to Yadkin County Interim Manager Lisa Hughes by Emergency Service... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:50:12 EST Woman charged with larceny from job http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150572197/Woman-charged-with-larceny-from-job YADKINVILLE — Yadkinville Police Department has arrested a Yadkinville woman for her involvement in a larceny investigation at her employer. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:41:06 EST Drivers education funding cut http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150570706/Drivers-education-funding-cut Changes could be coming to how drivers education courses are provided to area teens due to a change in the state budget, and the change has area educators greatly concerned. Previously, money from the state highway fund went to school systems to... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:16:08 EST Church Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150583214/Church-Calendar Nov. 17-24• Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection at West Yadkin Baptist Church, 2929 U.S. 21, Hamptonville. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:28:08 EST Falcons claim cheerleading title http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150558924/Falcons-claim-cheerleading-title RALEIGH — Ledford captured the Carolina Cup in the 12th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state invitational cheerleading championships at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday night. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:01:12 EST Cornelius, Falcons dominate All-WPAC squad http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150564806/Cornelius-Falcons-dominate-All-WPAC-squad Forbush dominated men's soccer honors when the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference awards were announced. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:01:07 EST Biscuit maker champion http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150578649/Biscuit-maker-champion In the south there are probably a great number of people who claim their homemade biscuits are the very best, but one local woman now has a trophy to prove it. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:57:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150560314/Stone-Mountain-News Local author, Diane Trott, will be at BookFest in Sparta on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. selling her recently published book, “Cherokee Inc. The Case of the Incinerated Indian,” and signing them. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:03:12 EST Teen charged with drug offense http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150576843/Teen-charged-with-drug-offense In August of this year, drug activity on a school bus was reported to Yadkin County Sheriff's Office. A student at Yadkin Success Academy allegedly was delivering his brother's medication to two juveniles while riding the... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:20:14 EST Friday night preview http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150551648/Friday-night-preview No. 5 Starmount (9-3) at No. 4 Bessemer City (9-3), 7:30Bessemer City, the Southern Piedmont co-champions, comes in having won six of their last seven games. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:01:12 EST Teen charged with gun theft http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150577242/Teen-charged-with-gun-theft YADKINIVILLE — Michael Eugene Jackson, 17, of Yadkinville, was arrested by Yadkin County deputies and charged with felony larceny of a firearm on Nov. 14. He was given a secured $5,000 bond with a trial date of Nov. 19. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:46:05 EST ‘Our Town’ packs the house http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150579720/Our-Town-packs-the-house A group of local actors took the stage last weekend for the Yadkin Arts Council's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer prize winning classic “Our Town.” Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:54:02 EST Lowe’s project makes impact http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150574580/Lowes-project-makes-impact BOONVILLE — The Lowe's Heroes Project, a volunteer program conducted by employees of Lowe's Home Improvement corporate offices, brought a lot of joy to the Life Skills class at Starmount High School this fall. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:38:03 EST