NEWS


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Farmers market opens May 1
Musicians compete at bluegrass convention

Musicians compete at bluegrass convention

The halls of Yadkinville Elementary School were filled with the sounds of bluegrass and old-time music on Saturday for the 33rd annual Yadkin Valley B...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

The Mars Hill Choral Festival is a choral festival that Mars Hill University puts on every year. More than 700 high school students audition in this f...

April 25th, 2018 |  


A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

This year I had the honor and privilege of being the Starmount High School yearbook editor. I decided over the summer that I would take on the respons...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County begins negotiation with architectural firm for new sheriff’s office building

The Yadkin County commissioners authorized a negotiation of a contract for architectural services with Clark, Patterson and Lee at its April 18 meetin...

April 24th, 2018 |  


School board candidates meet in forum

School board candidates meet in forum

The five candidates running for Yadkin County Board of Education answered questions on April 17 in a forum hosted by the Yadkin County Chamber of Comm...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Forbush golf remains in first place

WINSTON SALEM — Forbush golf competed in a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference match last week at Atkins. Forbush put together a great team per...

April 24th, 2018 |  


MVAC names basketball All Conference

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has released the All Conference and Honorable Mention recipients for the men’s and women’s 2017-20...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Forbush track results

Forbush track results

ELKIN — The Forbush track team competed in a meet on Tuesday night in Elkin. The Forbush women’s team took a win, while the boy’s te...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Third inning lifts Falcons past Eagles

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons baseball team hosted Surry Central on Friday night in a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference game. The Falcons c...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Forbush golf results

EAST BEND — The Forbush golf team has put together an impressive 2018 season. The Falcons are 24-1 in the conference, and 36-6 overall. Forbush ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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The Absentee Gardeners
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Birth announcement

Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.April 19• The Surry Community College Paralegal Cl...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice raising money for truck

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is raising money to purchase a box truck that will be used by volunteers to make pick-ups and deliveries...

April 13th, 2018 |  


American Legion riders visit East Bend post

American Legion riders visit East Bend post

On Saturday, the American Legion Riders, Department of North Carolina, continued its annual Pony Express Membership Ride despite the cold and rainy co...

April 13th, 2018 |  


The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem calls volunteers together for family photo

WINSTON-SALEM — The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is asking all past and present volunteers to gather together on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the A...

April 12th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

When I was a young bride and mother in a decade before most of you were born, various garden clubs dictatorially mandated the rules pertaining to flow...

April 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


12:12 pm |    

Letter to the editor

11:24 am |    
Me educated? No thanks.
3:43 pm |    

To the editor

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 |  


Sometimes you just want something fake and cheesy

Sometimes you just want something fake and cheesy

You may have seen our editor Wendy Byerly Wood’s column a few weeks ago about a new book written by Yadkin County native Mamrie Hart. Hart is a ...

March 1st, 2018 |  


White roses, cacti, and other forms of love

BOONVILLE — Valentine’s Day is a day when loved ones spend time with each other and give each other gifts. Annually celebrated on the 14th...

February 28th, 2018 |  


SHS students wish for warmer days

BOONVILLE — From the end of December into the new year, the area has experienced some of the coldest days of the winter yet. The low hit 4 degre...

February 28th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Renovations, new technology coming to Yadkinville McDonald’s

Renovations, new technology coming to Yadkinville McDonald’s

The McDonald’s in Yadkinville will soon be renovated and owners Christine and Craig Poppe said customers can look forward to some exciting chang...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Unifi names Eddie Ingle vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability

Unifi names Eddie Ingle vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability

GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) has announced the appointment of Eddie Ingle to vice president of Global Corporate Sustainability, Supply C...

February 7th, 2018 |  


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