Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:38:54 EST 1800 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 Five generations of the Todd family http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152534151/Five-generations-of-the-Todd-family Dorothy C. Todd, born March 26, 1925, celebrates her birthday as part of five generations, front row, Donald G. Todd and Dorothy C. Todd; second row, Virginia Todd Sapp, Kailee J. Robertson, Stacy D. Stevens Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:55:22 EST Man charged in Jonesville burglary cases http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/152561580/Man-charged-in-Jonesville-burglary-cases On March 23, at around 2 p.m., the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a residence on Woodruff Road regarding an alarm call. As the deputy was en route, a neighbor on Woodruff Road called and reported a suspicious suspect leaving a... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:10:23 EST Final farmland preservation plan meeting for public comment http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152456468/Final-farmland-preservation-plan-meeting-for-public-comment The Yadkin County Cooperative Extension Service, Soil and Water Conservation District, and Piedmont Land Conservancy are hosting a public meeting on March 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., in the Yadkin County Commissioners Meeting Room in the Human Services... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:45:21 EST Yadkin County Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152534685/Yadkin-County-Library-News NC Works staff will be at the library and be available for job assistance on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, NC Works staff will be available in Mount Airy on Mondays and Wednesdays... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:22 EST Yadkin County Community Foundation accepting grant applications http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152534555/Yadkin-County-Community-Foundation-accepting-grant-applications The Board of Advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation (YCCF) announces the opening of its 2015 grants cycle. Local charitable organizations are invited to apply for financial support through April 21, the deadline for grant application... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:21 EST Freeland new president of the NC Art Education Association http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152534461/Freeland-new-president-of-the-NC-Art-Education-Association Penelope (Penny) Proffit Freeland of Yadkinville has taken the office of president for the North Carolina Art Eduation Association (NCAEA) during their Centennial Year. She is a visual arts administrator at Central Office for Winston-Salem/Forsyth... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:05:23 EST Local businessman leads effort to improve health of Tri City babies http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152534357/Local-businessman-leads-effort-to-improve-health-of-Tri-City-babies ELKIN — Local business leader Dr. Todd Martin, superintendent of Yadkin County Schools, has joined March for Babies to raise funds to give more babies a healthy start in life. Martin will serve as the 2015 Tri City March for Babies Chair. A role... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:22 EST Starmount band performs at Disney World http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/152534277/Starmount-band-performs-at-Disney-World ORLANDO, Fla. — Members of Starmount High School “Ram Regiment” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on Feb. 16, when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park. The group traveled from Boonville to the... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:21 EST