Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:22:31 EST 1800 Farm Bureau honors area leaders http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150889807/Farm-Bureau-honors-area-leaders During the November Annual Meeting of Yadkin County Farm Bureau, the organization recognized several local farm leaders. About 200 members of the organization were present. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:09:07 EST Let’s keep Yadkin clean and green contest winner http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150889287/Lets-keep-Yadkin-clean-and-green-contest-winner The Yadkin County Beautification Committee sponsored a logo contest for Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. The contest theme was “Let's Keep Yadkin Clean and Green.” Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:49:07 EST Livestock need proper nutrition this winter http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/150889111/Livestock-need-proper-nutrition-this-winter If you have cattle, horses, sheep, goats or other livestock, winter is the time we have to provide that extra nutrition to help them not only perform well, but stay warm and healthy. If you don't have the proper nutrition, you get run down, your... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:43:03 EST Yadtel helping to advance human knowledge http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150888344/Yadtel-helping-to-advance-human-knowledge Recently Dr. Rodney Owens, a network security engineer for Yadtel Telecom, served on the Program Committee at the 33rd International Performance Computing and Communications Conference in Austin, Texas. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:11:05 EST Man charged with assaulting mother http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/150933415/Man-charged-with-assaulting-mother EAST BEND — On Dec. 5, Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report from Forsyth Medical Center of a female who was admitted to the hospital from East Bend with a suspicious laceration to her throat. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:46:13 EST Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news/150901567/Library-News The library has a unique set of handmade beaded ornaments on display for the month of December. These ornaments are part of a collection of more than 200 ornaments on loan from Ethel Brown, a library patron. All were hand beaded by Marie Brown and... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:06 EST Resource officers recognized http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150904973/Resource-officers-recognized By Kitsey E. Burnskburns@civitasmedia.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:43:03 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150901404/Community-Calendar Dec. 19• 2 to 6:30 p.m., Red Cross Blood drive at Yadkin Family YMCA, 6540 Service Road. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:26:04 EST Courtney fire chief retires http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150903472/Courtney-fire-chief-retires COURTNEY — In October of this year, Courtney Fire Chief Johnny Williard retired from the post he has held since 1964. The department held a celebration in his honor. His son, Barry Williard, will now serve as Courtney fire... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:33:06 EST AKC agility trials held at Lone Hickory Arena http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150886367/AKC-agility-trials-held-at-Lone-Hickory-Arena Earlier this month dog lovers gathered at the Lone Hickory Arena to show off their talented four-legged friends in the Carolina Piedmont American Kennel Club (AKC) agility trials. Over ramps, through tunnels and weaving in and out of various... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:59:03 EST PD reaches out to community http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150882784/PD-reaches-out-to-community The Yadkinville Police Department celebrated Christmas along with residents and town and county employees. Police Chief Tim Parks, along with Brenda Brown and Lindsay Craven, helped to organize an event that reaches out to seniors in the... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:30:05 EST Boonville man gets $750K bond http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150901724/Boonville-man-gets-$750K-bond A Yadkin County man is in jail on charges relating to unlawfully obtaining property, according to a press release from the Yadkinville Police Department. The suspect, Charles Caleb Fackrell, 34, of Boonville, is being held in the Yadkin County... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:42:05 EST Trooper promoted http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150817656/Trooper-promoted Staff ReportFifty-seven employees of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol were recognized for promotions in a ceremony held on Monday at the Aversboro Road Baptist Church located at 1600 Aversboro Road, Garner. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:14:03 EST License Plate Agency to brush up on service http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150818545/License-Plate-Agency-to-brush-up-on-service RALEIGH — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will close its Yadkinville license plate agency on Tuesday and Wednesday to conduct customer service training. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:45:07 EST Keeping Yadkin County clean and green http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news/150816408/Keeping-Yadkin-County-clean-and-green North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Yadkin County Beautification Committee organized a litter cleanup in November. The Beautification Committee expressed thanks to members of the Forbush High School Junior Civitans Club, the Children's... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:10:07 EST County audit comes back clean http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150818901/County-audit-comes-back-clean By Kitsey E. Burnskburns@civitasmedia.com Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:00:06 EST Photography exhibit at East Bend Library http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news/150817590/Photography-exhibit-at-East-Bend-Library EAST BEND — The 2014 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the East Bend Public Library during the month of December. The contest is sponsored by all member libraries of... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:11:02 EST Holiday celebrations take place around the county http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150804782/Holiday-celebrations-take-place-around-the-county It was a festive weekend with a number of celebratory holiday events taking place throughout Yadkin County. Despite the dreary weather, children still came out to see Santa Claus at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center on Saturday morning and make some... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:30:04 EST Two arrested in stolen check case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150817452/Two-arrested-in-stolen-check-case On Monday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Luther Jefferson Blevins Jr., 26, and Jessica Leigh Mitchell, 24, both of Yadkinville, in reference to a fraud investigation. The sheriff's office received two separate reports of... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:02:06 EST Workforce center moving to library http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150757514/Workforce-center-moving-to-library It was announced last week at the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners meeting that the Yadkin County Workforce Center will be moving at the end of the year. The center is located at 236 N. Lee Ave., Yadkinville. Beginning in January, job seekers can... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:57:06 EST