Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:45:39 EST 1800 Yadkin County Extension and Community Association honors volunteers http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/3576837/Yadkin-County-Extension-and-Community-Association-honors-volunteers YADKINVILLE — On April 10, the Yadkin County Extension and Community Association celebrated their accomplishments for 2013 at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Five charged with drug trafficking http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3564465/Five-charged-with-drug-trafficking HAMPTONVILLE — Five suspects were charged on March 31 with a variety of drug-related offenses, according to information provided by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Candidate for sheriff has past felony conviction http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3576029/Candidate-for-sheriff-has-past-felony-conviction A candidate running in the Republican primary for the office of Yadkin County sheriff has a prior felony conviction that could affect at least one aspect of his role if elected to serve as sheriff. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Two Republicans in primary election for Clerk of Court http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3560267/Two-Republicans-in-primary-election-for-Clerk-of-Court On the primary ballot in May, two candidates are running on the Republican ticket to serve as the next clerk of Superior Court for Yadkin County. There are no candidates running on the Democrat ticket. Wayne Dixon has served in the role for the past... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Four Republicans in primary race for sheriff http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3571613/Four-Republicans-in-primary-race-for-sheriff In what will likely be one of the most talked about political races in the county, four Republicans will duke it out in the May primary election for Yadkin County sheriff. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bride weds at workplace http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3563824/Bride-weds-at-workplace YADKINVILLE — On Friday, bride Haley Hawkins walked down the aisle, not in a church, a park or a banquet hall, but at her workplace. Hawkins and her fiance Robert Lockwood moved to the area from Clinton nearly two years ago and Hawkins began... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kruger Brothers to headline music festival http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3570240/Kruger-Brothers-to-headline-music-festival The Kruger Brothers will be featured as the headlining act at this year's Elkin Valley Fiddlers By The River traditional roots music festival scheduled May 10, beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing until 7 p.m., at the Elkin Municipal... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Roselli Foods releases new image of ‘Granny’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-news/3575506/Roselli-Foods-releases-new-image-of-Granny Roselli Foods of Pilot Mountain announced a branding change to Granny Roselli's Original Salad Dressing. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-news/3581740/Suspect-sells-car-allegedly-steals-it-back JONESVILLE — A resident from Mount Airy is facing charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a victim he originally sold his car to. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Area youth compete in district 4-H competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3570215/Area-youth-compete-in-district-4-H-competition ELKIN — The North Central District 4-H Activity Day was held Saturday at Elkin High School. There were 180 youth participating in the day, some competing in a talent show and others presenting in categories ranging from food and nutrition to... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Motorcyclist charged with reckless driving http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3563241/Motorcyclist-charged-with-reckless-driving YADKINVILLE —A Yadkinville teen faces charges after allegedly driving recklessly.Caleb Haydn Whitman, 19, of Yadkinville, was arrested on April 4 on several charges relating to reckless driving. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Two men arrested for multiple firearm larcenies http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-community_news-news/3577093/Two-men-arrested-for-multiple-firearm-larcenies YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office reported that on June 14, a report was made from Parker Road, East Bend, that a residence had been broken into and several guns had been taken. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with breaking and entering http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3576894/Man-charged-with-breaking-and-entering YADKINVILLE — On April 14, deputies with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Tracy Lee Cline, 47, Hamptonville, and charged him with one count felony breaking and entering. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Students have ‘time of their lives’ at Forbush Prom http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3570858/Students-have-time-of-their-lives-at-Forbush-Prom Forbush students are having the “time of their lives” at their prom held Saturday at the Village Inn in Clemmons. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin recruits for Adopt-A-Street http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-localnews1-news/3259441/Elkin-recruits-for-Adopt-A-Street Town officials are seeking volunteers for a litter program that will help toward beautification of streets owned by the town. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Students battle over books http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3259563/Students-battle-over-books Students from Elkin Elementary School recently participated in a district Elementary Battle of the Books program held by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA). Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers raising funds for free agility camp http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3259946/Volunteers-raising-funds-for-free-agility-camp Organizers for a local charity are launching a fundraiser they say is needed to help purchase sports equipment to run a free agility camp.Registration for the agility camp is open to all children and adults. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Prescribed burn in Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3261264/Prescribed-burn-in-Yadkin-County NC State Park staff will be conducting a prescribed burn of 70 acres along the Yadkin River within Pilot Mountain State Park on Friday if weather conditions permit. The burn will be conducted between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The trails on the islands and in... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners award contract for 5D park http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3231167/Commissioners-award-contract-for-5D-park YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County commissioners unanimously approved a construction bid for the 5D park which will be built on Crystal Lane in Yadkinville. Three companies bid on the project and Yadkinville-based Wishon and Carter... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Yadkin FD receives smoke detector grant http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3230956/West-Yadkin-FD-receives-smoke-detector-grant HAMPTONVILLE — The West Yadkin Fire Department recently was awarded a grant from the Office of the State Fire Marshall. Lt. Brandon Renegar said the grant provided smoke alarms and other fire prevention materials that will be distributed... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST