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 |  


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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 |  


Christy’s Inn opens in East Bend

Christy’s Inn opens in East Bend

EAST BEND — Known to many locals as The Drummer’s Home, a place that was used by generations past as a place to come for rest and relaxati...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.June 2• 8 to 11 a.m., Prism Medical Products will ...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Song of the fiddleheads

Song of the fiddleheads

As ground temperatures warm up the ferns in my garden have begun to emerge assuring me that warmer days are on their way. Members of an ancient plant ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


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Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 24• 1 p.m., Yadkinville and Yadkin Valley Rota...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Producing new plants

Producing new plants

The colorful display of blooms and luscious scents that will fill my garden this season are not for my benefit; it’s part of plants’ repro...

May 17th, 2018 |  


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 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Michael Timothy GroceBarry Timothy and Michelle Groce of Boonville announce the birth of a son, Michael Timothy, on May 1 at 2:32 p.m. at Hugh Chatham...

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 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.May 5• 6 p.m., Hot dogs and silent auction fundrai...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

Knoxville, Tennessee native and self-proclaimed “Asian with a Southern accent,” Henry Cho has been performing stand-up comedy all over the...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Prism to host 5K color fun run benefitting local youth charities

On June 2, Prism will host the inaugural Throwing Shades, a 5K color fun run to benefit the Ebenezer Children’s Home and Children’s Center...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Eagle Scout creates crisis care packages

Eagle Scout creates crisis care packages

Caleb Lydick recently completed his Eagle Scout project. He is the son of Michael and Karen Lydick. Lydick is a member of Troop 683 in East Bend and r...

April 26th, 2018 |  


The Absentee Gardeners

The Absentee Gardeners

The little cuts and bruises I collect working outside have faded, but they’ll return as I head out to my garden again. Spring can be a dangerous...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Calendar

Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Now through April 27• Surry Community College Hort...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Calendar

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 |