Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Thu, 2 Apr 2015 04:30:50 EST 1800 Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152639382/Church-and-Community-Calendar April 3• 7 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church presents “The Way of the Cross,” walking in the footsteps of Jesus from his trial to Calvary, an... Thu, 2 Apr 2015 02:30:22 EST YMCA working toward annual giving campaign http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152640425/YMCA-working-toward-annual-giving-campaign The Yadkin Family YMCA is seeking donations to the organization's 2015 Annual Giving Campaign. The campaign raises funds for the YMCA's Open Doors Financial Assistance Program to ensure no child, family or adult is turned away because of... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:20:21 EST 4H teams compete in state competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152661447/4H-teams-compete-in-state-competition The Yadkin/Davie 4-H Dairy Judging Teams recently competed in the NC State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held in Guilford County. This contest involves judging classes of dairy cows and heifers of different breeds and then giving oral reasons on selected... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:40:21 EST Schools kick off Read Across America events http://yadkinripple.com/news/schools/152661245/Schools-kick-off-Read-Across-America-events Yadkin County School Board members help kick off the Read Across America events, which are taking place throughout the month of March. Yadkin County Central Office employees and three school board members read to several classes before and after the... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:35:22 EST Early College honor roll students http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/152660260/Early-College-honor-roll-students Staff at Yadkin Early College announced that 144 students out of 209 enrolled in the school made the honor roll for the quarter three grading period. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:55:23 EST Kids enjoy an Easter egg hunt http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152659203/Kids-enjoy-an-Easter-egg-hunt Children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt at Yadkinville First Baptist Church on Saturday. The Easter Bunny was on hand for photos before the egg hunt began. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:25:21 EST Man charged with threatening police http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/152645623/Man-charged-with-threatening-police On Sunday, officers with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Derrick Demont Dewalt, 32, of Yadkinville. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:50:21 EST Public hearing for hospital on April 6 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152600511/Public-hearing-for-hospital-on-April-6 The county received three proposals last week from organizations seeking to lease and operate the county-owned hospital facility. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:00:22 EST Inmate discovered dead in cell http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152627445/Inmate-discovered-dead-in-cell YADKINVILLE — A Yadkin County inmate was discovered dead in his cell Sunday, according to a release from the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:45:21 EST Hospital proposals now available online http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152606298/Hospital-proposals-now-available-online The county received three proposals last week from organizations seeking to lease and operate the county-owned hospital facility. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:22 EST Kids give back http://yadkinripple.com/news/church/152412241/Kids-give-back Boonville United Methodist Church Preschool students donate 53 items to Yadkin Christian Ministries for the month of February. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:15:22 EST Death penalty sought in murder case http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152557447/Death-penalty-sought-in-murder-case YADKINVILLE — A Hamptonville man who was charged with murder in the death of his mother pleaded not guilty in Yadkin County Superior Court this week. The state will be pursuing this as a death penalty case, said Yadkin County Clerk of Court Beth... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:55:21 EST Two charged for vehicle larceny http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/152587352/Two-charged-for-vehicle-larceny HAMPTONVILLE — On March 25, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Bobbie Lynn Campbell, 24, and Cody Grant Groce, 27, both of Hamptonville. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:15:22 EST Learning citizenship by doing http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152530612/Learning-citizenship-by-doing EAST BEND — Last Saturday, Cub Scout Pack 670 from East Bend held its first ever Litter Walk. The scouts focused on Main Street and the homes and businesses along it. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:55:23 EST New Guardian ad Litem training begins April 18 in Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152534021/New-Guardian-ad-Litem-training-begins-April-18-in-Yadkinville Yadkin County has only 15 Guardian ad Litem volunteers to monitor the care and future outcomes for local abused and neglected children now involved in the foster care system. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:50:21 EST Insurance agent honored http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152533757/Insurance-agent-honored Johnny W. Groce, Yadkin County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named 18th among the Top 75 Agents for 2014, by Steven D. Carroll, CPCU, executive vice president and general manager. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:40:21 EST New restaurant opens in East Bend http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152535314/New-restaurant-opens-in-East-Bend EAST BEND — The much-anticipated Alex's Grill and Ice Cream opened on March 12 and diners have been flocking in to check it out. Owner Ari Mehmeti opened the first Alex's in Lewisville five years ago. Both locations have a fun,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:30:21 EST Students participate in Robotics League http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152507494/Students-participate-in-Robotics-League BOONVILLE — Soccer, baseball, cheerleading, swimming; the list of extracurricular activities for students continues to grow, but several area students are now adding a unique after school activity to their agenda — robotics. Yadkin County... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:30:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152534834/Church-and-Community-Calendar March 27-28• Children clothing and toy sale at Center United Methodist Church, 1400 Center Road, Yadkinville, March 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. and March 28 from 8 to 11 a.m. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:30:20 EST Come in and have a seat http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152511389/Come-in-and-have-a-seat I've recently come to appreciate something I've used all my life, used many times every day, but never gave much thought to. Chairs. They are everywhere and come in thousands of configurations and uses. My interest in them began recently... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:30:22 EST