NEWS


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Training for emergency personnel at B&G

WCC announces spring 2018 president’s, dean’s lists

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the president’s list and the dean...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Hennings graduates from Mars Hill University

MARS HILL — Spring commencement 2018 at Mars Hill University was a day of endings and beginnings. It was President Dan Lunsford’s last com...

June 15th, 2018 |  


HPU announces dean’s list recipients

HIGH POINT — High Point University announces the students who qualified for the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester by maintaining a ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Continuation in case involving trooper’s death

Continuation in case involving trooper’s death

YADKINVILLE — A continuation has been confirmed for the man charged with murder in the death of North Carolina Trooper Samuel Bullard.Dakota Kap...

June 14th, 2018 |  


UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens and Project Lazarus partner to fight opioid epidemic

UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens and Project Lazarus partner to fight opioid epidemic

WINSTON-SALEM — UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of North Carolina, Walgreens and Project Lazarus are working together to fight the opioid epidem...

June 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Pardue catches brown trout
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Triplett signs with Surry

Conference, Regional and All State soccer awards announced

Last week, the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association announced the Women’s soccer All State Players. Forbush High School put three athletes ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Surry Starfish capture Aquatic Awards

Surry Starfish capture Aquatic Awards

CARY — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games held at the Triangle Aquatic Center. The...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

East Wilkes soccer camp scheduled RONDA — East Wilkes will host a youth soccer camp for fourth- through ninth-grade students. The camp will take...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Kennedy signs with Guilford

Kennedy signs with Guilford

Forbush athlete Lance Kennedy signs his letter of intent to play tennis at Guilford College starting this fall. While at Forbush, Kennedy made it to s...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

Yadkin County Baseball hosts post-season tournament

EAST BEND — Yadkin County Baseball held its post-season tournament over the past few weeks at Fall Creek Elementary School. Teams put on a show ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Forbush alumnas completes season at Guilford

GREENSBORO — Forbush alumnas, Savannah Yale, recently completed her third season with Guilford College’s softball team. A 5-9 junior, Yale...

June 8th, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE


LIFE


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Weeding: a fact of life

Wildlife in N.C. Magazine photo competition accepting entries through Sept. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will accept entries to its 14th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m...

June 15th, 2018 |  


American Red Cross volunteer position openings in Yadkin County

GREENSBORO — The American Red Cross serving Yadkin County has volunteer positions open on its Disaster Action Team. Volunteers respond to local ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Wardens celebrate 50 years

Wardens celebrate 50 years

Lawrence and Phyllis Warden celebrated 50 years of marriage with a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on June 2 with their children and grandchildren. T...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 16• 2 to 4:30 p.m., Historic Richmond Hill, 4...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County Library News

Summer Reading Programs will be held on Wednesdays, June 13 through July 25 at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” All of...

June 13th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

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Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

To the editor,Proclaiming compassion for the oppressed and downtrodden, the Democrats are taking money from US citizens and giving it to illegal immig...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Me educated? No thanks.

Me educated? No thanks.

I did not always want to be an educated person, and upon reflection, I’m not so sure that I am now. Back in the 1950s when I was in high school,...

April 19th, 2018 |  


To the editor

The recent school shootings in Florida and Maryland have made it very clear that more than talk is needed to protect our students, teachers, and schoo...

April 4th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Dining out with my husband in Blowing Rock this week I enjoyed a garden staple which a master chef had raised to a sublime state. While my culinary sk...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Playing in the snow

Playing in the snow

This winter we’ve already had two significant snow storms in East Bend. I didn’t measure them, but I’m guessing about 10 inches comb...

March 1st, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Finding a satisfactory method of identifying the plants in the garden is difficult. I used to arrogantly think I would remember which plant was which ...

March 1st, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Newly renovated McDonald’s reopens

Newly renovated McDonald’s reopens

A grand opening is slated for the newly renovated McDonald’s in Yadkinville on Friday, with a ribbon cutting to be held at 12:30 p.m. Owners Cra...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Industry Inside: The future of manufacturing

Industry Inside: The future of manufacturing

The popular 1960s cartoon “The Jetsons” told of a fully-automated future with flying cars and every home having a robot to do household ta...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Farm Bureau Insurance Company honors local agents

Farm Bureau Insurance Company honors local agents

Johnny W. Groce, Yadkin County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named among the Top 75 Agents for 2017, by Steven D....

March 16th, 2018 |  


Local insurance agent honored at company event

Local insurance agent honored at company event

Jeremy Willard, a Forsyth County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named as the #1 Honor Agent for 2017, by Steven D....

March 9th, 2018 |  


Sanders Ridge invites couples to experience a mock wedding

Sanders Ridge invites couples to experience a mock wedding

The holiday season is a popular time for “popping the question” so many newly engaged couples are now in the process of planning for their...

February 13th, 2018 |  


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