Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:01 EST 1800 Tribune, Ripple writers honored by NC Press Assoc. http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152096216/Tribune-Ripple-writers-honored-by-NC-Press-Assoc. CHAPEL HILL — Staff members of The Tribune in Elkin and The Yadkin Ripple were recognized on Thursday night by the North Carolina Press Association at its annual conference and awards ceremony. Articles from both papers were selected from a pool... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:45:24 EST Hospital provider in question http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news/152098872/Hospital-provider-in-question YADKINVILLE — A statement was released late Friday afternoon regarding operation of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The hospital facility is owned by the county and leased to a management company for operation. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:20:22 EST More winter weather for Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/152067245/More-winter-weather-for-Yadkin-County A heavy wet slushy snow fell across the county in the overnight hours Wednesday into Thursday in amounts from four and half to six inches. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:50:22 EST This may not be Colorado, but … http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151998205/This-may-not-be-Colorado-but When hiking in Colorado in mid-July it is easy to explore large alpine valleys filled with thousands of wildflowers. You see Indian Paint-brush, Columbines, Bluebells, Fire Pinks and other wildflowers by the thousands if your timing is good and the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:35:21 EST Yadkin Relay volunteers prep for event http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152000289/Yadkin-Relay-volunteers-prep-for-event Organizers for Yadkin County Relay for Life are getting geared up for the big event this spring. Relay for Life is the primary fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and takes place in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries worldwide... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:10:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152019051/Church-and-Community-Calendar February 27• Zumbathon Charity Event to benefit the Hispanic League Scholarship Awards will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons with... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:30:22 EST MLK, Parks to be remembered http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152005379/MLK-Parks-to-be-remembered JONESVILLE — A program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks will be held Saturday at noon in Jonesville's Yadkin Valley Senior Center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:30:21 EST Worden achieves president’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151934387/Worden-achieves-presidents-list UTICA, N.Y. — Mohawk Valley Community College, located in Utica and Rome, has announced that Kelsi N. Worden has achieved the high academic performance which has qualified them for recognition as a member of the president's list for the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:20:21 EST Baby born in midst of snow storm http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152053372/Baby-born-in-midst-of-snow-storm In the midst of Tuesday's surprise snow storm, there was a very happy surprise for one local family and the staff of the Yadkin Valley Hospital. The hospital has not had a delivery unit for more than 20 years, but it was there little Elizabeth... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:21 EST Boonville hires new police chief http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151999093/Boonville-hires-new-police-chief BOONVILLE — Next week the town of Boonville will welcome its new police chief. Chief Greg Gibson will be retiring at the end of the month and Farron Jester will take over as Boonville Police chief. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:15:21 EST Beekeeper to the stars at Yadkin meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-news_agricultural/151876512/Beekeeper-to-the-stars-at-Yadkin-meeting The Yadkin Beekeepers Association recently hosted a very special guest, Julian Wooten, beekeeper to the stars. Wooten is a commercial beekeeper with thousands of colonies and also helped train actors Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning for the movie... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:00:22 EST Snow coats the county; more predicted http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152019515/Snow-coats-the-county;-more-predicted Though winter weather was predicted off and on for this week, forecasters were surprised by a burst of snow that covered the area Tuesday morning resulting in another snow day for students and tricky travel for those heading to work. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:20:24 EST Community learns life-saving techniques http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152000094/Community-learns-life-saving-techniques Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital hosted a Life-Saving Education Clinic at the Urgent Care facility in Jonesville on Sunday. Members of the community came out to learn the basics of “hands only” CPR, stroke prevention, and many other... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:10:22 EST JCPC looking to support those who help youth http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151907459/JCPC-looking-to-support-those-who-help-youth YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has announced the availability of $111,153 in intervention and prevention funds for services to delinquent youth and those at risk of delinquency. JCPC funds require a... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:15:25 EST Commissioners to hold budget work session http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152002487/Commissioners-to-hold-budget-work-session On Wednesday at 6 p.m., the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget work session at the Yadkin Moose Lodge No. 2149, located at 1432 County Club Road, Yadkinville. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the fiscal year 2015-2016... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:30:21 EST Yadkin County Community Foundation raises over $23,000 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151884778/Yadkin-County-Community-Foundation-raises-over-$23000 The Yadkin County Community Foundation (YCCF) Advisory Board recently announced that it raised $23,795 as part of the North Carolina Community Foundation's Chairman's Challenge matching campaign last November, according to John Willingham,... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:00:21 EST Local students named to Wake’s dean’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151952249/Local-students-named-to-Wakes-deans-list WINSTON-SALEM — The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university's dean's list for the fall semester, 2014. Students who achieve a 3.4 grade-point average and no grade below a “C” were named... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:55:21 EST Students praised for good behavior http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-news_education/151883069/Students-praised-for-good-behavior Anna Welborn's kindergarten class reach the 310 Eagle Buck Level in the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program at West Yadkin Elementary School. Students earn Eagle Bucks by demonstrating good behavior throughout the school... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 03:10:21 EST Foster Parents of the year http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151882457/Foster-Parents-of-the-year Daniel and Amber Tucker, foster parents for the Yadkin County Human Services Agency for more than three years, are awarded the Gordon Dewitt Foster Parent of the Year Award for 2014 at the annual Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner held recently at... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:55:22 EST Ruritan Club hosts sweetheart breakfast http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151876750/Ruritan-Club-hosts-sweetheart-breakfast HAMPTONVILLE — The Windsor's Crossroads community building was packed on Saturday for the annual Sweetheart Breakfast hosted by the local Ruritan Club. The breakfast is by donation and features the full spread of a typical country... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:45:22 EST