Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:33:59 EST 1800 Reenactors honor 150th anniversary at Appomattox http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152966727/Reenactors-honor-150th-anniversary-at-Appomattox A Boonville reenactor's cannon saw its first live action in front of a crowd April 9 as it was used during part of the real-time reenactment of the firing of “the last guns from the Army of Northern Virginia” during the Civil War 150... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:10:22 EST Students experience the ‘real world’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152914263/Students-experience-the-real-world Students at Yadkin Early College got a taste of the real world last week as part of a program hosted by the Children's Center of Yadkin. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:40:22 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917728/Church-and-Community-Calendar April 18• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., yard sale at Hanes Grove UMC in Hamptonville. Bike, adult and children clothes, table, chair and desk, many more items. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:30:21 EST Gamma Psi holds recent meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152920926/Gamma-Psi-holds-recent-meeting YADKINVILLE — The Gamma Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:15:33 EST Moment of silence held for child abuse victims http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152894655/Moment-of-silence-held-for-child-abuse-victims Members of the community gathered on the courthouse lawn last Thursday morning to raise awareness and pay respect to area victims of child abuse. Attendees observed 72 seconds of silence in honor of Yadkin County victims of child... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:15:22 EST Smart Start hosts ‘Play Fest’ for kids http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917014/Smart-Start-hosts-Play-Fest-for-kids Kids and their families enjoyed a day in the park on Saturday with games and other special events as part of Smart Start of Yadkin County's second annual Play Fest event. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:20:21 EST Rotary sponsors Read-a-Thon http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152915769/Rotary-sponsors-Read-a-Thon Yadkinville Elementary School students got a special treat last week as they had a chance to hear stories read aloud at the Yadkin County Library as part of the annual Read Across America project in celebration of the birthday of famed... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:40:21 EST Titanic historian to speak on the April 1912 disaster http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152920983/Titanic-historian-to-speak-on-the-April-1912-disaster JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Historical Society will commemorate the sinking of the Titanic with a program on that tragic event Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:50:21 EST Hauser family celebrating 262 years in the Winston-Salem area http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152899840/Hauser-family-celebrating-262-years-in-the-Winston-Salem-area The Hauser-Hooser-Houser-Hoosier Family Association (H4FA) on June 19, 20, and 21 will sponsor a celebration of the heritage of the extended Hauser family in the Winston-Salem area. The central venue for the reunion is The Village Inn Event Center in... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:35:21 EST Yadkin County library news http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917614/Yadkin-County-library-news Northwestern Regional Library has joined the NC Cardinal System which includes 111 libraries in North Carolina. This will allow for resource sharing through the use of a single online catalog with access to 5 million library items. The State Library... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:40:22 EST East Bend ladder truck now in service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152888737/East-Bend-ladder-truck-now-in-service EAST BEND — The East Bend Volunteer Fire Department will be putting its new ladder truck in service this month, said Fire Chief Ronnie Boles. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:40:22 EST Yadkin Bots tournament set for Saturday http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152937411/Yadkin-Bots-tournament-set-for-Saturday EAST BEND — With the second round of scrimmages now complete the teams at all of the Yadkin County Elementary and Middle Schools are now making their final adjustments for the first Yadkin Bots Tournament to be held Saturday April 18 at Forbush... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:40:22 EST Necktie quilt to be raffled for Library http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152888397/Necktie-quilt-to-be-raffled-for-Library A very unique quilt constructed from old neckties will be making its rounds to each of the libraries in the region during the next few weeks. The quilt will be raffled off to help raise funds for the 13 member libraries of the Northwestern Regional... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:45:22 EST Commissioners deny rezoning request http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152912678/Commissioners-deny-rezoning-request The Yadkinville Board of Commissioners denied a zoning request for a property located at 320 Willow St. at last week's meeting. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:15:21 EST Jonesville approves new ABC agreement http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152913490/Jonesville-approves-new-ABC-agreement JONESVILLE — At Monday's meeting of the Jonesville Town Council, the board approved an agreement to create a new Yadkin Valley ABC Board. Town Manager Scott Buffkin said for the past several months a committee of Jonesville and Elkin... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:50:21 EST Woman charged in stabbing case http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152895545/Woman-charged-in-stabbing-case HAMPTONVILLE — On Sunday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Patricia Jolene Blevins, 35, of Hamptonville. Blevins was charged with one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:21 EST Surry-Yadkin Electric celebrates ‘National Lineman Appreciation Day’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152911623/Surry-Yadkin-Electric-celebrates-National-Lineman-Appreciation-Day DOBSON — Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation joined more than 900 electric cooperatives across the nation to celebrate April 13 as National Lineman Appreciation Day. The occasion provides an opportunity to recognize the hard working men... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:10:21 EST Photography reception held at library http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152874378/Photography-reception-held-at-library PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Northwest Regional Library's 2015 photography exhibition awards reception was held on April 7 at Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain, which is the first stop for the traveling exhibit. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:55:21 EST Woman charged in arson case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/152860273/Woman-charged-in-arson-case Yadkin County Sheriff's Office 911 Communications received a call of a single-wide trailer fire on Sue's Farm Lane, Yadkinville, on Wednesday. Deputies were called out by the Yadkin County Fire Marshal because of the suspicious nature of... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:05:22 EST Meth bust near East Bend http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152856017/Meth-bust-near-East-Bend Yadkin County Sheriff's Office deputies and SBI officers searched a suspected meth lab in a home on Genie Road near East Bend on Friday morning. An outbuilding beside the residence allegedly was being used as a meth lab. Officers removed a... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:10:21 EST