Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:59:04 EST 1800 Historical Society to celebrate 50 years http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152153589/Historical-Society-to-celebrate-50-years The Yadkin County Historical Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary and learn about gravestone art on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 270 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:10:21 EST Leaders honored at Black History Month celebration http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152109824/Leaders-honored-at-Black-History-Month-celebration JONESVILLE — Community members gathered on Saturday to celebrate Black History Month with songs, skits and remembrances of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The program, coordinated by members of the Jonesville Historical... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:45:22 EST Coexisting with coyotes http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152127035/Coexisting-with-coyotes BOONVILLE — Author and educator Marilyn McGee spoke on Saturday at the Boonville Public Library about coexisting with coyotes. McGee has been making her rounds speaking on the topic of coyotes and red wolves at various libraries in the region. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:05:23 EST County’s new communications equipment in place http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152123291/Countys-new-communications-equipment-in-place A project that began more than a year ago to update the county's emergency communications equipment was completed on Monday. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:40:21 EST Hospital provider in question http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152109822/Hospital-provider-in-question YADKINVILLE — A statement was released late Friday afternoon regarding operation of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The building is owned by the county and leased to a management company which holds the licensing for operating the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:05:22 EST Yadkin County producer receives prestigious award http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/152115064/Yadkin-County-producer-receives-prestigious-award Livestock producers strive to grow as much grass as possible for their animals to eat. They utilize management practices to improve the grass stand and grazing strategies. When a producer implements management practices that save money and improve the... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:25:20 EST Jonesville man arrested on multiple drug, weapons charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/152122954/Jonesville-man-arrested-on-multiple-drug-weapons-charges Last Thursday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect on multiple drug and weapons violations. The arrest came after officers executed two search warrants at two different residences located on Williams Street in Jonesville. The... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:50:21 EST Library services adjusted in preparation for transition http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152108915/Library-services-adjusted-in-preparation-for-transition Northwestern Regional Library is joining the growing NC Cardinal Library Consortium as a result of a grant from the State Library of North Carolina. NC Cardinal is dedicated to sharing resources including books and AV and expanding opportunities... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:35:21 EST Tribune, Ripple writers honored by NC Press Assoc. http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152096216/Tribune-Ripple-writers-honored-by-NC-Press-Assoc. CHAPEL HILL — Staff members of The Tribune in Elkin and The Yadkin Ripple were recognized on Thursday night by the North Carolina Press Association at its annual conference and awards ceremony. Articles from both papers were selected from a pool... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:45:24 EST Hospital provider in question http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news/152098872/Hospital-provider-in-question YADKINVILLE — A statement was released late Friday afternoon regarding operation of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The hospital facility is owned by the county and leased to a management company for operation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:20:22 EST More winter weather for Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/152067245/More-winter-weather-for-Yadkin-County A heavy wet slushy snow fell across the county in the overnight hours Wednesday into Thursday in amounts from four and half to six inches. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:50:22 EST This may not be Colorado, but … http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151998205/This-may-not-be-Colorado-but When hiking in Colorado in mid-July it is easy to explore large alpine valleys filled with thousands of wildflowers. You see Indian Paint-brush, Columbines, Bluebells, Fire Pinks and other wildflowers by the thousands if your timing is good and the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:35:21 EST Yadkin Relay volunteers prep for event http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152000289/Yadkin-Relay-volunteers-prep-for-event Organizers for Yadkin County Relay for Life are getting geared up for the big event this spring. Relay for Life is the primary fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and takes place in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries worldwide... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:10:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152019051/Church-and-Community-Calendar February 27• Zumbathon Charity Event to benefit the Hispanic League Scholarship Awards will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons with... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:30:22 EST MLK, Parks to be remembered http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152005379/MLK-Parks-to-be-remembered JONESVILLE — A program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks will be held Saturday at noon in Jonesville's Yadkin Valley Senior Center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:30:21 EST Worden achieves president’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151934387/Worden-achieves-presidents-list UTICA, N.Y. — Mohawk Valley Community College, located in Utica and Rome, has announced that Kelsi N. Worden has achieved the high academic performance which has qualified them for recognition as a member of the president's list for the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:20:21 EST Baby born in midst of snow storm http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152053372/Baby-born-in-midst-of-snow-storm In the midst of Tuesday's surprise snow storm, there was a very happy surprise for one local family and the staff of the Yadkin Valley Hospital. The hospital has not had a delivery unit for more than 20 years, but it was there little Elizabeth... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:21 EST Boonville hires new police chief http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151999093/Boonville-hires-new-police-chief BOONVILLE — Next week the town of Boonville will welcome its new police chief. Chief Greg Gibson will be retiring at the end of the month and Farron Jester will take over as Boonville Police chief. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:15:21 EST Beekeeper to the stars at Yadkin meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-news_agricultural/151876512/Beekeeper-to-the-stars-at-Yadkin-meeting The Yadkin Beekeepers Association recently hosted a very special guest, Julian Wooten, beekeeper to the stars. Wooten is a commercial beekeeper with thousands of colonies and also helped train actors Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning for the movie... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:00:22 EST Snow coats the county; more predicted http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152019515/Snow-coats-the-county;-more-predicted Though winter weather was predicted off and on for this week, forecasters were surprised by a burst of snow that covered the area Tuesday morning resulting in another snow day for students and tricky travel for those heading to work. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:20:24 EST