Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:58:07 EST 1800 Local student heads to Super Bowl http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-sports/151520220/Local-student-heads-to-Super-Bowl A local student, Rae Benton, will be among the thousands of football fans gathering next week in Phoenix, Arizona, for the Super Bowl. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:35:23 EST Guardian ad Litem volunteers needed http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151520110/Guardian-ad-Litem-volunteers-needed Area volunteers are needed to serve in the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program. A Guardian ad Litem is a court-appointed volunteer who serves as the judge's eyes and ears on children going through the foster care system. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:30:21 EST Extension accepting master gardener volunteer applications http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/151463057/Extension-accepting-master-gardener-volunteer-applications North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Yadkin County is accepting applications for the 2015 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer class. The class is under the direction of Colleen Church, Yadkin County extension director. Classes will meet weekly on... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:20:22 EST Lions Club holds annual banquet http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151519100/Lions-Club-holds-annual-banquet Donald Moxley, president of the Yadkinville Lions Club, presided over the Lion's Christmas banquet on Dec. 2. It was held at First Baptist Church of Yadkinville fellowship hall. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:00:21 EST The North Face reinvents the Denali jacket with help from REPREVE http://yadkinripple.com/news/business/151441161/The-North-Face-reinvents-the-Denali-jacket-with-help-from-REPREVE SALT LAKE CITY — As part of its commitment to responsibly designed products, The North Face has incorporated Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE in its Denali line of fleece jackets. The North Face has integrated three environmentally... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:22 EST Dinette reopens with new hours http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151422437/Dinette-reopens-with-new-hours EAST BEND — The East Bend Dinette has been serving up meals to area residents since the 1950s. The small diner, located at 417 W. N.C. 67 Bypass Hwy., closed for a time in 2010 due to the failing health of Marie Crutchley, who ran the restaurant... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:00:21 EST HCMH cuts ribbon on new facility http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151499153/HCMH-cuts-ribbon-on-new-facility JONESVILLE — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital staff, Jonesville government officials and a large number of local residents turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly opened urgent care facility Sunday. The facility marks the first of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:22 EST East Bend student named to JMU dean’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151482934/East-Bend-student-named-to-JMU-deans-list HARRISONBURG, Virginia — East Bend resident, Natalie Ann Hardy, has been named to the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2014 semester. Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST School closing early http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/151461685/School-closing-early Yadkin County Schools just announced that school will let out at 11:30 a.m. today due to sleet and icy weather conditions. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:10:21 EST Bull wins Reserve Grand Champion at NC State Fair http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/151380439/Bull-wins-Reserve-Grand-Champion-at-NC-State-Fair Submitted photoClay Nicholson of East Bend raised and exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Bull at the NC State Fair. The bull is named CNL Blizzard because he was born during the huge snowstorm in Yadkin County last February. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/church/151380810/Church-and-Community-Calendar Jan. 24• 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., chicken stew and gospel singing fundraiser to benefit Yadkin Christian Ministries in memory of Charlie Stewart at Longtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1408 Longtown... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:30:21 EST Jonesville man charged in drug case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151440611/Jonesville-man-charged-in-drug-case YADKINVILLE — Anthony Rasheen Keel, 33, of Jonesville, was arrested on Jan. 17 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count of felony possession of controlled substance (marijuana) in jail or prison. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:40:22 EST Church starts blue light campaign to show support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151396937/Church-starts-blue-light-campaign-to-show-support A local church is doing what it can to show support to members of the law enforcement community. By handing out blue light bulbs and electric candles, members of Baltimore United Methodist Church are hoping to shine a positive light on the work that... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:55:21 EST Community shares input on park http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151374314/Community-shares-input-on-park On Thursday, a community meeting was held in order to discuss the second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park which the county is seeking a grant to help fund. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:35:21 EST Park’s second phase sparks community support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151419148/Parks-second-phase-sparks-community-support The second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park was once again the primary topic of discussion at Tuesday night's meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners. As part of a grant application process, a community meeting was held about the... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:45:22 EST Man charged in second larceny case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151304450/Man-charged-in-second-larceny-case YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested John Christopher Davis, 27, of Hamptonville and charged him with one count of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny after breaking and entering and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:00:21 EST UNCP announces academic honors for fall semester 2014 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151381448/UNCP-announces-academic-honors-for-fall-semester-2014 PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke announced chancellors and honors lists for the fall semester 2014. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:40:23 EST Bluegrass band records first album http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151398018/Bluegrass-band-records-first-album By Kitsey E. Burnskburns@civitasmedia.com Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:40:24 EST Ralph James Martin named CEO of Civitas Media http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151404194/Ralph-James-Martin-named-CEO-of-Civitas-Media DAVIDSON — Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states, including The Pilot, The Elkin Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple, announced today the appointment of Ralph James Martin as chief executive officer. Martin was... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:25 EST Krawiec sworn in as senator for 31st district http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151380325/Krawiec-sworn-in-as-senator-for-31st-district RALEIGH — Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth) was sworn in last Wednesday for her first full two-year term representing the 31st District in the North Carolina Senate. The oath of office was administered by North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:15:22 EST