Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:52:26 EST 1800 Holiday treats help bolster school spirit http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/150670468/Holiday-treats-help-bolster-school-spirit Dewey's Bakery of Winston-Salem has partnered with the Forbush Marching Band Boosters Organization for a second year to open a Dewey's Holiday Store in Yadkinville during the holiday season to help bolster that spirit. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:58:03 EST Students learn about the Plott hound http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/150601142/Students-learn-about-the-Plott-hound Yadkin County Schools held its annual Literacy Fair on Nov. 17 at Starmount Middle School. One-hundred students from each elementary school homeroom were chosen to attend because of his or her love for reading. Visiting speaker was children's... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:53:05 EST Three charged for stealing scrap metal http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150669996/Three-charged-for-stealing-scrap-metal Earlier this month the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report from a victim in East Bend who had his storage building entered and a trailer load of scrap metal stolen. After an investigation and use of online software programs, the... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:36:04 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150669610/Community-Calendar Nov. 29• East Bend Small Town Christmas tree lighting and community supper beginning at 5:30 p.m. in front of East Bend Elementary School. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:26:02 EST Remembering 9-11 http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150637426/Remembering-9-11 EAST BEND — Students at Forbush High School sat in utter silence last week as they heard a first hand account of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City. Not only did they hear from a person who was in downtown Manhattan on that... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:16:05 EST Yadkin County Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150669857/Yadkin-County-Library-News Preschool Storytime will be held on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Next week's theme will be “Crazy about Christmas.” Preschool Storytime is open for preschoolers, ages 2 to 5, and is free and open to the public. Make plans to bring your child... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:31:10 EST Outdoor drama shows journey of Christ http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150515626/Outdoor-drama-shows-journey-of-Christ For the fourth consecutive year, Marty Nixon and his wife Angela, along with congregation of the Arlington First Baptist Church in Jonesville, will perform their outdoor Christmas drama. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:26:11 EST Enchantment of Christmas lights up downtown http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150527889/Enchantment-of-Christmas-lights-up-downtown The excitement of Christmas is spreading through Historic Downtown Elkin as the local restaurants and merchants prepare for Light Up Night on Dec. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:44:14 EST Christmas parades and celebrations http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/150561938/Christmas-parades-and-celebrations The holiday season will soon be in full swing and there are a number of parades and events that will take place in the area to celebrate this special time of year. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:33:17 EST A song in their hearts http://yadkinripple.com/news/specialreport/150560537/A-song-in-their-hearts Nothing sets off the holiday season like a Christmas carol. Two area groups are rehearsing for what promises to be very special seasonal experiences. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:21:06 EST Wine, craft event draws shoppers to Fairfield Inn http://yadkinripple.com/news/local_features/150560035/Wine-craft-event-draws-shoppers-to-Fairfield-Inn For the sixth consecutive year, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Elkin Jonesville will host its winter wine and craft event. The event will host an assortment of activities for guests of all ages, including a special guest of honor: Santa Claus. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:40:09 EST Relay for Life holds vendor fair http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150637508/Relay-for-Life-holds-vendor-fair On Saturday, shoppers were getting a jump start on their holiday gift buying and all for a great cause. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:54:07 EST Hamptonville man charged in meth case http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150670267/Hamptonville-man-charged-in-meth-case The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and Yadkinville Police Department have made an arrest after a sixth-month investigation into the sale and distribution of methamphetamines. William Leland Brockington, 42, of Hamptonville, was arrested on Nov. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:49:04 EST Ministry offers holiday food for the needy http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150625785/Ministry-offers-holiday-food-for-the-needy EAST BEND — Last Tuesday, volunteers at the East Bend location of Yadkin Christian Ministries were busy packing the freezer full of Thanksgiving turkeys. The ministry was able to purchase the turkeys by way of a generous donation from the Red... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:39:07 EST Gator death ruled accidental http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150671051/Gator-death-ruled-accidental EAST BEND — On Nov. 11, emergency personnel responded to a call on Baltimore Road in East Bend. Upon arrival they discovered the body of 75-year-old Terre Milton Smith. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:36:06 EST Clerk of Court named to prestigous order http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150668135/Clerk-of-Court-named-to-prestigous-order Having served as Yadkin County Clerk of Court for the past 12 years and many years with the state's Juvenile Services prior to that, Wayne Dixon will be retiring at the end of the month. A retirement party was held for him last Friday that came... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:16:08 EST Retailers prepare for Black Friday http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150655816/Retailers-prepare-for-Black-Friday As the busyness in the kitchen winds down and guests settle in with their stomachs full, Thanksgiving quickly transitions from turkey day to shopping day. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:05:08 EST Yadkin Memorial Park opens http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150652994/Yadkin-Memorial-Park-opens HAMPTONVILLE — The much anticipated Yadkin Memorial Park and Lake Hampton officially opened on Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by community leaders and a host of eager park visitors. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:08 EST YMCA offers program for seniors http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150531843/YMCA-offers-program-for-seniors Promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages is part of the primary mission of the YMCA. The Silver Sneakers program at the YMCA specifically targets the senior citizen population. The program is free for seniors as a benefit of... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:31:05 EST Talking turkey — holiday food safety tips http://yadkinripple.com/news/lifestyle-food-news/150583022/Talking-turkey--holiday-food-safety-tips The holiday season is upon us and our thoughts turn toward the great feast ahead. Very often the star of the feast is the humble turkey, sitting pretty with its perfectly roasted golden brown skin. All is well as the family starts to partake of the... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:06:05 EST