Computer, technology classes starting in August in Surry, Yadkin

DOBSON — Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


World War II veterans sought for museum tour

The Gary Sinise Foundation’s Soaring Valor program is looking for WWII veterans in North Carolina to take an all-expense paid trip to visit The ...

August 4th, 2018 |  


Lions Club golf tourney winners

Lions Club golf tourney winners

The Yadkin Physical Therapy team claims the victory at this year’s Yadkin Lions Club golf tournament. Team members are, from left, Corey Norman,...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Locals compete in Alleghany Fiddlers Convention

Locals compete in Alleghany Fiddlers Convention

SPARTA — The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention hosted — including senior and junior categories — 28 bands, 208 individual contest...

July 29th, 2018 |  


Backpack donation gains free YMCA joining fee

Now through Aug. 15, new members can join the Y for a $0 joining fee when they donate a new backpack. The Yadkin Family YMCA is collecting backpacks a...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Time and science can make a profitable tree

Time and science can make a profitable tree

Georgina Werner wants her husband to make her a tree. Not just any tree. She has a beautiful Texas “Traveller” redbud (Cercis canadensis &...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 27-29• The fifth annual Take a Break from the...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Yoga is for all ages

Yoga is for all ages

Yoga may be an ancient practice that dates back many centuries, but that doesn’t mean it’s not suitable for youngsters. This summer Kelly ...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Sports help shape today’s youth

Sports help shape today’s youth

Sports can have an impact on anyone’s life, no matter their age. From youth to adults to seniors, sports are always a talking point. Today, yout...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice Grief Camp helps youth process loss

Mountain Valley Hospice Grief Camp helps youth process loss

It can be difficult for an adult to process loss, much less help a child through their grief. Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care offers ass...

July 25th, 2018 |  


The cast of ‘Shrek’

The cast of ‘Shrek’

The Foothills Theatre cast of “Shrek the Musical” offers an ogre-sized “thank you” to everyone who attended the show last week...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Yadkin County residents visit Spain

Yadkin County residents visit Spain

Members of the Yadkin County Chamber of Commerce visit Spain. Chamber Director Bobby Todd will share more on their adventure in a future issue of The ...

July 21st, 2018 |  


Colors in the garden

Colors in the garden

One of the reasons we garden is to provide color in our garden — after all, what is a summer garden without flowers? Is it even a garden?As a ga...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Merando – Davis to exchange vows

Merando – Davis to exchange vows

Abigail Amberjoy Merando and Daniel Christopher Davis will exchange vows on July 20 in St. Francis of Assisi Chapel at The Mission Inn in Riverside, C...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 20• 1 to 5:30 p.m., a blood drive will be hel...

July 19th, 2018 |  


21 wildlife officers graduate from Basic Wildlife Law Enforcement School

21 wildlife officers graduate from Basic Wildlife Law Enforcement School

RALEIGH — Twenty-one cadets were sworn in as wildlife law enforcement officers by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at a graduation ceremon...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Local youth visit with Congresswoman Foxx

Local youth visit with Congresswoman Foxx

Caden Funk and Caitlyn Funk join Congresswoman Viriginia Foxx during a session of Congress to vote on matters of Route 66 on June 5. .neFileBlock { m...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 13• 3 to 7:30 p.m., a blood drive will be hel...

July 12th, 2018 |  


A pickle quick

A pickle quick

Summer is here at last and the fresh produce is starting to come in from my garden. I’m still waiting on that perfect first homegrown tomato, bu...

July 5th, 2018 |  


How safe are our gardens?

How safe are our gardens?

Recently, tangling with a Tetrapanax stump left me with a nasty gouge that managed to keep me out of the garden for the four weeks. This accident, cou...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.July 6-7• 7 p.m. and 10 a.m., The Women of New Bir...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Three charged in drug case

Three charged in drug case

BOONVILLE — On June 26, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Richmond Hill Church Road near Pulliam Road in Boo...

July 1st, 2018 |  


The fallacy of garden magazines

The fallacy of garden magazines

I have officially given up on gardening magazines because they simply aren’t truthful. Poring over unrealistic pictures of how gardens should lo...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 28• A raffle drawing will be held for a $500 ...

June 28th, 2018 |  


North Carolina shines in National Horticulture Competition

North Carolina shines in National Horticulture Competition

Which sector of our state’s economy touches all of us each and every day? It’s North Carolina’s green industry; think of it as all t...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Yadkinville UMC holds Bible school

Yadkinville UMC holds Bible school

The Yadkinville United Methodist Church Children’s Ministry held its vacation Bible school June 8-10. This year’s theme was Hero Central. ...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 20-22• 6 to 8 p.m., New Birth Worship Center ...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Wildlife in N.C. Magazine photo competition accepting entries through Sept. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will accept entries to its 14th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m...

June 15th, 2018 |  


American Red Cross volunteer position openings in Yadkin County

GREENSBORO — The American Red Cross serving Yadkin County has volunteer positions open on its Disaster Action Team. Volunteers respond to local ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Weeding: a fact of life

Weeding: a fact of life

As gardeners, we all know that weeding is an essential ingredient to maintaining a well-groomed garden. Groan all you want but if you’re going t...

June 14th, 2018 |  


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 |  


Willowbrook residents create art

Willowbrook residents create art

Residents of Willowbrook Nursing and Rehab enjoy a painting with a pal activity where family and friends came and helped them paint pictures. Paint Da...

June 8th, 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 |  


Weird pregnancy craving nine months late

Weird pregnancy craving nine months late

I didn’t have any cravings while I was pregnant. I’m somewhat disappointed I never got to do the stereotypical pregnant lady thing and sen...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 7• The 11th annual PVH ALS/MDA golf tournamen...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Yadkin Memorial Park a ‘jewel’

Yadkin Memorial Park a ‘jewel’

The Yadkin Memorial Park was a longtime dream for county leaders and it continues to grow in popularity not only among locals, but visitors from outsi...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Well of Mercy serves serenity, solitude

Well of Mercy serves serenity, solitude

HAMPTONVILLE — The peace of the land engulfs visitors to Well of Mercy where serenity and solace await the searching soul.“We are very car...

May 31st, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Local history first at Jonesville Jubilee

VIDEO: Local history first at Jonesville Jubilee

History lies at the heart of the Jonesville Jubilee, which takes place the first weekend in May each year, although it has grown to encompass the enti...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Yadkin County popping up around the world

Yadkin County popping up around the world

Butter, cheddar, caramel, kettle, flavored, natural — popcorn comes in many forms and fashions.The popcorn in local grocery stores or at the bal...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Beware the floozies

Beware the floozies

Sex is rampant in my garden — and I’m getting sick of it. This is the time of year that the hellebores obviously wave around their promisc...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Yadkin Christian Ministries to purchase new building

Yadkin Christian Ministries to purchase new building

Yadkin Christian Ministries has been serving families in need for 35 years. The organization sprang out of the Yadkin County Ministerial Association, ...

May 31st, 2018 |