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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 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Norris Lee Blevins IVShelly Brown and Norris Lee Blevins III of Pinnacle announce the birth of a son, Norris Lee Blevins IV, on March 20 at 10:47 a.m....

April 18th, 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 |  


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 |  


Blue Ridge Artisan Center calls for artists and artisans in Northwest N.C. counties to take part

Blue Ridge Artisan Center calls for artists and artisans in Northwest N.C. counties to take part

WILKESBORO — The Blue Ridge Artisan Center, slated to open this summer, invites regional artists and artisans in Northwest North Carolina counti...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Wildfire risk typically higher through May

RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think safety and exercise caution during the spring fire season, which...

April 10th, 2018 |  


‘Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America’ coming to the Willingham Theater

‘Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America’ coming to the Willingham Theater

A John Denver musical review is scheduled at Yadkinville’s Willingham Theater.“’Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America’ is...

April 9th, 2018 |  


‘Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America’ coming to the Willingham Theater

‘Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America’ coming to the Willingham Theater

“Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America” is a tribute to the beautiful, soaring, patriotic folk songs of Mr. Denver, that pay homage a...

April 5th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Lise’s article last week caused me to start thinking about dangerous plants, plants that entice you, only to run amok once you have offered them...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Maternal deaths among black women continue troubling trend

The anticipation of bringing a new bundle of joy into the world — and all that comes with it — can be both exciting and stressful for moms...

March 30th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

I’m in attack mode. Our builder installed Liriope spicata in our front planting beds and I’ve been removing it since we moved in. It lives...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Calendar

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March 29th, 2018 |  


Rich celebrates 99th birthday

Rich celebrates 99th birthday

Evva Rich turned 99 on Tuesday. Evva was born on March 20, 1919. Her parents were tobacco farmers, and had eight children with Evva being the youngest...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Weeks ago I ordered two seed trays from a prominent seed company — and a humongous box arrived carrying two rather small seed trays packed in th...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Baitys celebrate 60th anniversary

Baitys celebrate 60th anniversary

Leroy and Elizabeth Baity will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 22. The couple has two children, four grandchildren, one stepgrandson...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Calendar

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March 22nd, 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 |  


Calendar

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March 15th, 2018 |  


Outdoor furniture from recycled jugs creates ease

Outdoor furniture from recycled jugs creates ease

HAMPTONVILLE — As spring inspires thoughts of the outdoors, Yadkin Valley residents can find furniture that helps the environment while making i...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Price Power Equipment meets lawn care needs

Price Power Equipment meets lawn care needs

The temperatures soon will begin to rise, and with that will come the blooming of trees and flowers and growing lawns and weeds. Price Power Equipment...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Secure South celebrates 20 years of service

Secure South celebrates 20 years of service

THURMOND — Secure South is celebrating 20 years of business this year. This local business specializing in home and commercial security systems ...

March 14th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

I’m eating my houseplants. Or rather I should say I’m growing plants indoors that I can eat. Herbs, greens, and some vegetables can be suc...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Calendar

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March 8th, 2018 |  


Gangstagrass: A bluegrass/hip-hop experience coming to the Willingham Theater

Gangstagrass: A bluegrass/hip-hop experience coming to the Willingham Theater

Bluegrass and hip-hop may sound like an odd combination, but don’t tell that to Producer Rench, who birthed the fusion in 2006, with Gangstagras...

March 7th, 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 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.March 1• 7 p.m., Yadkin County GOP County Conventi...

March 1st, 2018 |  


The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem announces auditions for ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’

WINSTON-SALEM — The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem will hold auditions for “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” o...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Should you have an ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony?

Should you have an ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony?

These days most of us never stray too far from our smart phones, and it’s not just millennials who are attached to their devices. There’s ...

February 28th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

“Your garden’s so pretty! How do you do that?” my neighbor gushed. She: stylishly walking her dog; me: wet and muddy squatting down ...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


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February 22nd, 2018 |  


The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem announces transition plans

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is moving quickly in response to the recent news that the Arts Council Theatre and offices at 610 Coliseum Drive w...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Mason jar mania

Mason jar mania

Growing up in Yadkin County we had Mason jars all over the place. These jars were generally used for the purpose of storing home-canned items such as ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


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February 15th, 2018 |  


Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Rebecca Ann Riley and Stuart Price Floyd were married on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Wellford Baptist Church in Wellford, South Carolina. The Rev. Tim...

February 14th, 2018 |  


‘The Scarlett O’Hara Complex’ presented by Bleu Moon Productions

NORTH WILKESBORO — The stage comedy, “The Scarlett O’Hara Complex,” will return by popular demand on Feb. 15. Bleu Moon Produc...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

ELKIN — From March 15 through April 28, the Foothills Arts Council will present an extensive group exhibition featuring artists Orna Bentor, Ton...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Learn winter gardening tips in Surry workshop Feb. 26

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a winter gardening workshop on Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot...

February 11th, 2018 |  


The Martha Bassett Show comes to the newly renovated Reeves Theater in downtown Elkin

ELKIN — It’s official, The Martha Basset Show is finally here. The Martha Bassett Show will be coming to Elkin for its first 10 show seaso...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Calendar

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February 8th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

Last October I wrote an article called, “I Hate My Garden” — and I did. I was tired to all its tiresome demands, its unquenchable th...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Calendar

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February 1st, 2018 |  


Libraries kick off 2018 photo contest

The Northwestern Regional Library has announced its upcoming annual traveling photography contest to be held on April 10 at the Charles H. Stone Memor...

January 30th, 2018 |  


State Highway Patrol launches intern program reaching high school students statewide

RALEIGH — In an effort to increase positive relationships among youth across North Carolina, the State Highway Patrol is announcing a new high s...

January 28th, 2018 |  


Grants available for nonprofit organizations serving the Elkin area

Nonprofit organizations serving the tri-counties area are eligible for funding from the Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation.Now in its 32nd ye...

January 27th, 2018 |  


‘Don’t be a Litterbug’ art contest winner announced from Forbush Middle School

‘Don’t be a Litterbug’ art contest winner announced from Forbush Middle School

The Yadkin County Beautification Committee sponsors an annual art contest for Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. This year’s cont...

January 26th, 2018 |