Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Sat, 1 Nov 2014 04:42:11 EST 1800 ReVision: Inspired Fabric Design Exhibit comes to Yadkin Cultural Arts Center http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150326707/ReVision:-Inspired-Fabric-Design-Exhibit-comes-to-Yadkin-Cultural-Arts-Center YADKINVILLE — ReVision: Inspired Fabric Design Exhibit is coming to the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. The old world fabrics and their reinventions by Valdese Weavers will be on exhibit in Welborn Gallery through end of year. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:51:01 EST Tractors remain family tradition http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150310369/Tractors-remain-family-tradition YADKINVILLE — A 1952 Super M Farmall tractor once known as the “Cadillac” of tractors to one local still has the ability to draw people's eye, and pull families together years later. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:16:07 EST Poetry’s ambassador http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150329561/Poetrys-ambassador For some, poetry may not seem like an art form to get excited about, but that's not the case for one local doctor. Dr. Bill Griffin, a physician at Jonesville Family Medical Center, has a passion for poetry and it's one he hopes to pass on... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:42:08 EST Did I get a calling? http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150311188/Did-I-get-a-calling About 25 years ago I made a decision to move out of Winston-Salem into a more open and natural setting. Or, at least I thought I did. One of the tricky parts of getting older is accepting the reality that so many things are outside our control. Even... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:47:11 EST Symphony musicians perform for children http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150328317/Symphony-musicians-perform-for-children Elementary school students got a special musical treat recently at the Willingham Theater in the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. Eight members from the Winston-Salem Symphony, along with Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan, performed several pieces and... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:42:05 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150310131/Community-Calendar Nov. 1• Courtney Elementary School Halloweenie 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. All runners, walkers, and kids are welcome. All proceeds benefit Courtney Elementary School. Awards for... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:26:08 EST YMCA welcomes new director http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150290259/YMCA-welcomes-new-director The Yadkin Family YMCA recently welcomed its new executive director. Jay Sutton joined the staff of the local YMCA on Oct. 6. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:36:04 EST Senior center gets a face lift http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150310301/Senior-center-gets-a-face-lift JONESVILLE — Jennifer Hemric, director of the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, said the center received a $1,000 grant from the Duke Energy Retiree Foothill Chapter that made a difference by providing a recent face-lift. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:02:02 EST Yadkinville Halloween happenings scheduled http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150314182/Yadkinville-Halloween-happenings-scheduled A host of pint-sized pirates, princesses and superheroes will be out and about on Friday night in celebration of All Hallows Eve. Businesses in downtown Yadkinville also are getting in on the action giving away candy from 3 to 5 p.m. Orange balloons... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:14:04 EST Two candidates battle for District 23 judge seat http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150319227/Two-candidates-battle-for-District-23-judge-seat There are three open seats for NC District Court Judges for District 23 which includes Yadkin, Ashe, Alleghany and Wilkes counties. William (Bill) Brooks is running uncontested as is incumbent David Byrd. Incumbent Michael Duncan also is running... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:14:03 EST Judge candidate visits Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/politics/150294811/Judge-candidate-visits-Yadkinville North Carolina Court of Appeals candidate and Judge John M. Tyson of Fayetteville joined fellow state-wide appellate candidates Judge Eric Levinson and Mike Robinson, along with N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Hunter, on a tour of 19 North Carolina... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:26:11 EST NWTF event benefits food bank http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150316328/NWTF-event-benefits-food-bank EAST BEND — Community members and supporters of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) gathered on Saturday at Myers Auction Service to enjoy a steak supper for a great cause. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:29:06 EST Larceny reported at Eveready Concrete http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150277533/Larceny-reported-at-Eveready-Concrete On Oct. 7, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report of a larceny at Eveready Concrete on Old U.S. 421 Hwy East in Yadkinville. After further investigation, detectives alleged that David Lee Potts, 34, and Keith Franklin Benton Jr.,... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:52:05 EST Youth attend Environmental Field Day http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150243400/Youth-attend-Environmental-Field-Day Nationally, there has been news and evidence of depleting natural resources, harm to the food chain and an ever changing environment. Because of these issues, Yadkin County 4-H and Yadkin Cooperative Extension hosted an Environmental Field Day for... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:45:06 EST Unifi collaborates on Marvel event http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150243184/Unifi-collaborates-on-Marvel-event GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc., the makers of REPREVE and the creators of the #TurnItGreen initiative, collaborated with Feld Entertainment to help turn Marvel Universe LIVE! green at the Greensboro Coliseum Oct. 9-12. REPREVE helped Marvel Universe... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:12 EST Virginia tractor trailer accident causing backups on I-77 northbound in Surry County http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news/150289882/Virginia-tractor-trailer-accident-causing-backups-on-I-77-northbound-in-Surry-County PILOT MOUNTAIN — Motorists traveling on I-77 Northbound into Virginia are advised to seek alternate routes after a tractor trailer accident in Virginia closed a portion of the interstate Friday morning near the state line. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:20 EST Antiques bring the past to life http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150230820/Antiques-bring-the-past-to-life JONESVILLE — One local couple has taken their passion for antiques from hobby to business. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:39:10 EST Fighting breast cancer three days at a time http://yadkinripple.com/news/health-local_features-news/150085365/Fighting-breast-cancer-three-days-at-a-time There are numerous types of cancer-related fundraisers, but volunteers who participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day say it is an event like no other and one that is truly life-changing. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:51:09 EST Veterans Affairs program to provide veterans free flu shots http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150278111/Veterans-Affairs-program-to-provide-veterans-free-flu-shots The rural health program from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free flu shots and VA services at the Yadkin County Public Library, 223 E, Main St., Yadkinville, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. until 12:30... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:05 EST Two teens charged in larceny case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150277764/Two-teens-charged-in-larceny-case HAMPTONVILLE — On Oct. 22, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report of a breaking and entry with larceny at an outbuilding on Buck Shoals Road in Hamptonville. With a tip from a local resident, deputies were able to locate some... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:40:08 EST