NEWS


3:37 pm
Updated: 9:49 am. |    
Burn injuries reported in blaze on Lewis Road
Yadkin Center entertains community members

Yadkin Center entertains community members

Katie Wall with Surry Community College student services makes sure prospective student David Garcia of Yadkinville is cooled off with shaved ice duri...

June 13th, 2018 |  


USDA resumes continuous conservation reserve program enrollment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U...

June 13th, 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 |  


2018 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients announced

2018 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients announced

RALEIGH — Thirty-three North Carolina students have been named recipients of 2018 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships, Agriculture Comm...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Filing to take place for November ballot

Filing for additional seats on the November ballot will take place this summer in Yadkin County, including town officials in Boonville, East Bend and ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


5:52 pm |    
Kennedy signs with Guilford
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 |  


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 |  


Surry Starfish capture medals in Southeast Invitational

Surry Starfish capture medals in Southeast Invitational

GREENSBORO — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the 2018 Special Olympics Southeastern United States Swimming Invitationa...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Usher signs with Lenior CC

Usher signs with Lenior CC

Starmount student-athlete, Patrick Usher, signs his letter of intent to play baseball at Lenior Community College starting this fall. Usher was joined...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Forbush student tapped as winner of Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the 2018 recipients of the Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship, an awa...

June 6th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


10:48 am |    
Weeding: a fact of life
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Wardens celebrate 50 years
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 |  


Yadkin 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 7th, 2018 |  


Plant Trials: Predicting the future

Plant Trials: Predicting the future

I’m fascinated by new plant development; in researching articles for this column I met Bernadette Clark who runs the color trials conducted at t...

June 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


11:35 am |    

Letter to the editor

12:12 pm |    

Letter to the editor

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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Games & Puzzles