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Yadkin County approved Brunch Bill only applies to unincorporated areas

YADKINVILLE — Police Chief Tim Parks issued a reminder to businesses on Wednesday that the Brunch Bill recently passed by the Yadkin County comm...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Farm Bureau to host forum for state senate candidates

Farm Bureau to host forum for state senate candidates

Six of the seven candidates running for the new NC State Senate District 34, which includes Yadkin and Iredell counties, will participate in a candida...

April 18th, 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 |  


Child abuse vigil held

Child abuse vigil held

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month, community leaders gathered on April 11 in front of the courthouse for a vigil in honor of victims of c...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention to be held Saturday

Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention to be held Saturday

Musicians of all ages will perform and compete at the 33rd annual Yadkin Valley Bluegrass Convention in Yadkinville on Saturday. From competitions to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Hospice holding fundraiser

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its sixth-annual Days of Giving fundraiser. The raffle is designed to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Forbush track results

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 |  


Forbush softball earns two WPAC wins

Forbush softball earns two WPAC wins

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons softball team earned two important Western Piedmont Athletic Conference wins last week. On Wednesday night, West...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Rams drive in late runs for 9-6 win

ELKIN — The Starmount Rams traveled to Elkin last week to take part in a vital Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game. Elkin had an early lead...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Starmount soccer earns wins

BOONVILLE — The Starmount women’s soccer team has had a successful 2018 season. Last week, the Lady Rams took wins over Elkin, North Surry...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Local sports briefs

FHS women’s soccer alumni recognition gameEAST BEND — Forbush High School will be hosting alumni recognition for former Forbush women̵...

April 12th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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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 |  


Hutchens couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Hutchens couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Jim and Martha Hutchens of Yadkinville celebrated 50 years of marriage on April 8. Friends and family gathered for a barbecue at Faith Community Bapti...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Chamber planning next trip

Chamber planning next trip

The Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce and its members are preparing for a trip to Spain next month, but they are already looking forward to 2019 when ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.April 12• 9 to 11 a.m., Surry Community College wi...

April 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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To the editor

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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 |  


Are rain boots hot or so not?

Are rain boots hot or so not?

BOONVILLE — Rain boots are an essential in any wardrobe. However, have you ever questioned if they are fashion statement?Wonder no more since we...

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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