NEWS


11:05 am |    
A horse of all colors
2:07 pm |    
A royal wine fundraiser
A ‘perfect’ wine festival

A ‘perfect’ wine festival

Despite the dire weather reports all week prior to the 17th annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival, the clouds cleared and the sun shone making it a pictu...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

Trooper dies in crash on I-77; Elkin man facing murder charges

JONESVILLE — A 24-year-old Highway Patrol trooper is dead following a crash on I-77 near Jonesville late Monday evening, and a suspect from Elki...

May 22nd, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


WCC holds 21st annual student awards reception

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its 21st annual Student Awards Reception on April 11. The program was hosted in the John A. Walker Co...

May 17th, 2018 |  


All around conference champs at Forbush High School

As students enter the homestretch for this school year, several sports teams are heading to playoff games. Forbush High School’s baseball, softb...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Senior night held at Forbush High School

Senior night held at Forbush High School

EAST BEND — One of the most memorable moments during one’s senior year as an athlete is senior night. Stepping out onto the field for the ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Coming to a close

Coming to a close

EAST BEND — A bittersweet day was shared before graduation. This year Forbush High School did things a little differently than years past.Chris ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


1:58 pm |    
Starmount athletes sign
Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School hosted a community doubles tennis tournament on May 5 in Boonville. The tournament was sponsored by men’...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Rams fall to Alleghany

SPARTA — In the second round of the 1A North Carolina High School Athletic Association softball playoffs, the Starmount Rams faced a familiar fo...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush softball falls in second round

EAST BEND — The 2018 season for Forbush’s softball team came to an end on Friday night at the hands of Mount Pleasant (21-6, 8-2).The Falc...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush baseball advances in 2A playoffs

EAST BEND — It was an exciting first and second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A Playoffs for the Forbush Falcons...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Forbush soccer takes wins in first, second rounds

EAST BEND — The Forbush women’s soccer team continued its dominating 2018 season with wins in the first and second rounds of the North Car...

May 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


10:48 am |    
Song of the fiddleheads
10:48 am |    
Producing new plants
12:24 pm |    
Birth announcement

Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 17• 5 to 7 p.m., a Yadkin County Chamber of Co...

May 17th, 2018 |  


YMCA gears up for summer

The countdown to summer is on and kids aren’t the only ones looking forward to the summer months.YMCAs across Northwest North Carolina are getti...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Spring: The cruelest season

Spring: The cruelest season

Nancy Goodwin, whose gardens at Montrose are known throughout the Southeast and beyond, once remarked to me that spring was such a cruel season. The l...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 11• 6 p.m. to midnight, the Yadkin County Rela...

May 10th, 2018 |  


RSVP volunteers honored

RSVP volunteers honored

BOONVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Inc. (YVEDDI) Senior Services team recently assisted the Retired Senior Volunteer Pr...

May 5th, 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


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 |  


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 |  


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