NEWS


Tractor parade slated for Aug. 18

Each year the Windsor’s Crossroads Ruritan Club hosts a full country breakfast followed by a tractor parade around the countryside. This year...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Students attend SCC training center open house

Students attend SCC training center open house

Around 200 students, prospective students, business leaders and area residents attended an open house on Aug. 2 for the newly completed G. Allen Meban...

August 7th, 2018 |  


August recognized as Breastfeeding Month

August recognized as Breastfeeding Month

At Monday’s meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners, a proclamation was signed recognizing August as World Breastfeeding Month. Aug....

August 7th, 2018 |  


Yadkin arts center hosts gallery reception

Yadkin arts center hosts gallery reception

A gallery reception was held Aug. 2 in honor of artist Cory Willingham whose art is now on display in the Welborn Gallery at the Yadkin Cultural Arts ...

August 7th, 2018 |  


SCC students complete accelerated nurse aide class

SCC students complete accelerated nurse aide class

Dobson — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students completed an accelerated class in July.Surry Community College’s Accelerated Nurse Ai...

August 6th, 2018 |  


SCC graduates announced

DOBSON — Surry Community College held its 51st commencement ceremony in the newly renovated gymnatorium on the Dobson campus on May 12.This spri...

August 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Starmount fall sports schedules announced

Starmount fall sports schedules announced

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School released its fall sports schedules for the 2018-2019 school year. The season starts this week as volleyball, s...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Antioch Speedway results

MORGANTON — Antioch Speedway held another exciting race on July 27 in Morganton. Drivers from around the area were put to the test around the tr...

August 8th, 2018 |  


SCC excited about incoming golf freshmen

DOBSON — Surry Community College golf coach Justin Young is excited about the five-man freshman class the Knights will welcome to the Dobson cam...

August 8th, 2018 |  


WPAC names All Conference softball and baseball athletes

WPAC names All Conference softball and baseball athletes

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference named All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2018 baseball and softball seasons. Forbush High School re...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Lady Knights’ Volleyball Camp draws record crowd

Lady Knights’ Volleyball Camp draws record crowd

DOBSON — With more than 80 participants, the Lady Knights’ Volleyball Camp drew a record number of campers to Surry Community College from...

August 5th, 2018 |  


Antioch Speedway results

MORGANTON — Antioch Speedwat held abother exciting race on July 27 in Morganton. Drivers from around the area were put to the test around the tr...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Fences make good gardens
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My new kitchen gadget

Yadkin County Library News

There is a job opening available at the Yadkin County Public Library for a library assistant. This is a 20-hour-a-week position with daytime and some ...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Fences make good gardens

Fences make good gardens

Over the years I have battled wildlife in my garden, as I have a tendency to want to grow extremely edible plants, ones that excite rabbits and deer i...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Browns celebrate 50 years of marriage

William and Carol Brown of Yadkinville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 28. They were married at Mitchell’s Chapel United Metho...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Aug. 2• 7 p.m., the Jonesville Tourism Development...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Zacklee Allen HaydenJessica Jane Bates and Matthew Travas Hayden of Yadkinville announce the birth of a son, Zacklee Allen Hayden, on July 6 at Hugh C...

August 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

Hey, I thought exercise was supposed to be good for you?

Hey, I thought exercise was supposed to be good for you?

Hey, I thought exercise was supposed to be good for you. That’s the message we see everywhere, in newspapers, in magazines, on Facebook, in blog...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Letter to the Editor

To the editor,On June 23 due to a car fire in our carport we lost probably 30 percent of our home and 90 percent of its content due to fire, smoke and...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


My new kitchen gadget

My new kitchen gadget

A lot of my other mom friends rave about their Instant Pots. I even know some people who put one of these smart pressure cooker devices on their baby ...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,I want to express my utmost appreciation to the people of Wilkes, Yadkin, and Surry Counties for their love and support portrayed in man...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,About a dozens of us have planted and tended a community garden on Monroe Street in Yadkinville. Each gardener has their own assigned ro...

July 19th, 2018 |  


There’s no such thing as a ‘bad’ baby

There’s no such thing as a ‘bad’ baby

As a new mom, one of my pet peeves is people asking if my child is a “good baby.” I usually just smile and say yes but the concept of a &#...

July 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Labor department to recognize businesses

MOUNT AIRY — The N.C. Department of Labor recognized area employers and employees at the agency’s annual safety awards banquet in Mount Ai...

June 29th, 2018 |  


WCC announces Golden LEAF Scholarship opportunities for summer semester

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College announces scholarships are available through a grant made by the Golden LEAF Foundation to the North Carol...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Unifi earns 13 major safety milestone awards in 2018

Unifi earns 13 major safety milestone awards in 2018

GREENSBORO — Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. is continuing its history of safety excellence. The North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) gave the G...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Unifi to acquire dyed yarn business and assets

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, announced that its domestic o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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