Forbush students to stage ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

Forbush students to stage ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’

Follow Forbush High School students down the rabbit hole on Nov. 17 and 18 with their Theater Arts Department production of “Alice’s Adven...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Yadkin County Farm Bureau announces annual meeting

On the first Monday evening in November, Yadkin County Farm Bureau Inc., the organization, will host its annual meeting of the membership. The meeting...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Veterans Day event to be held at Yadkin County Park

Veterans Day event to be held at Yadkin County Park

The Yadkin County Veterans Council will present a special program honoring veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The program will be held in the Yadkin C...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Jonesville preparing for emergencies

JONESVILLE — Eyeing Irma Monday evening, the town of Jonesville addressed the potential for a State of Emergency as well as updating other stand...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Yadkin student awarded NCACAA scholarship

The North Carolina Association of County Agricultural Agents Association has announced Elizabeth Earle, Benjamin Rogers, Christy Rucker and Julia Skel...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make ...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

RIO DE JANEIRO — Juan Martin del Potro ended Rafael Nadal’s bid for an unprecedented second Olympic singles gold medal in a thrill-a-minut...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. boat was in third place halfway through the race when coxswain Katelin Snyder shouted the magic words: “This is ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

RIO DE JANEIRO — Middle Eastern politics spilled onto the judo mat Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Boisterous Brazilian fans rewrite rules of Olympic etiquette

Boisterous Brazilian fans rewrite rules of Olympic etiquette

RIO DE JANEIRO — Forget the snarling traffic and unexpected rainstorms. Foreign spectators and athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have s...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Super Simone! Biles soars to Olympic all-around title

Super Simone! Biles soars to Olympic all-around title

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable cor...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Rapinoe’s return comes in time for quarterfinal push

Rapinoe’s return comes in time for quarterfinal push

MANAUS, Brazil — Megan Rapinoe’s return is coming at just the right time for the United States.The U.S. women have advanced to the Olympic...

August 11th, 2016 |  


It’s golf’s time to deliver a good show at the Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Men’s golf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics.No...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

Even Olympic selfies are complicated by Koreas’ rivalry

RIO DE JANEIRO — Nothing is ever easy for the rival Koreas, even that most ubiquitous and usually innocent of Olympic interactions, the selfie.L...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Green, not gold, was the color of the day at the Olympic diving venue.Sure, China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesd...

August 10th, 2016 |  


‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO — Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.It...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher

RIO DE JANEIRO — Virginia Thrasher went through a three-week spring whirlwind, winning three NCAA titles and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Shooting...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

NBC is proud of showing every Olympics competition live online, and many on TV. So, it makes the decision to air Friday’s opening ceremony via t...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky.Give the gold to Cat...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Many players to watch outside US in Olympic men’s basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO — From Kyrie to KD, DeMar to DeMarcus, many players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team are so well known to NBA fans...

August 6th, 2016 |  


US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teena...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

RIO DE JANEIRO — What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — There were so many questions about their cushy accommodations it seemed the Americans were on vacation.Yes, the U.S. men’...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

Heath shows she is fit, ready to help US at Olympics

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — It didn’t take long for Tobin Heath to overcome any doubts about her physical condition.Less than 10 minutes into...

August 4th, 2016 |  


2016 Business Card Directory

2016 Business Card Directory

https://www.yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/TRI033016.pdf...

March 30th, 2016 updated: April 12th, 2016. |  


Schools closed tomorrow, teacher reporting optional

Local school systems are playing it safe tomorrow with sleet and rain still falling in the region.Elkin City Schools has announced it will be closed T...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Experts weigh in on ‘deadly’ kissing bug

Experts weigh in on ‘deadly’ kissing bug

R​ecent news reports that a “deadly” bug has been found in North Carolina seem to be causing unnecessary alarm, according to NC Stat...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Mason receives white Ccoat at LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine

Mason receives white Ccoat at LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Kristi Saalweachter Mason of East Bend received her white coat at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine ...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Forbush Hunter Safety teams sweep competition

Forbush Hunter Safety teams sweep competition

EAST BEND — Forbush teams swept the 2015 30th annual International Youth Hunter Education Challenge. This year’s event was held in Raton, ...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Forbush grad accepted to honors program

Anna Harris, a 2015 graduate of Forbush High School, has been accepted into the Honors Program at Gardner-Webb University. The Honors Program only con...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Starmount’s intense volleyball camp showcases talent

Starmount’s intense volleyball camp showcases talent

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June 26th, 2015 |  


SECU members announce $1 million challenge grant for SECU Hospice Home of Yadkin

RALEIGH — State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members, via the SECU Foundation, announced their support today for a new initiative in par...

June 17th, 2015 |  


Yadkin County to get hospice home with help from SECU Foundation

Yadkin County to get hospice home with help from SECU Foundation

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June 17th, 2015 |  


East Bend student named to dean’s list

ASHEVILLE — Gloria Maria Gagin of East Bend was named the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. The de...

June 17th, 2015 |  


Second-graders recognized for good behavior

Second-graders recognized for good behavior

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June 17th, 2015 |  


Second-graders recognized for good behavior

Second-graders recognized for good behavior

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June 17th, 2015 |  


Surry Community College welding students place in competition

Surry Community College welding students place in competition

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June 17th, 2015 |  


Additional person charged in child abuse case

Additional person charged in child abuse case

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June 17th, 2015 |  


Locals win features at Friendship Motor Speedway

Locals win features at Friendship Motor Speedway

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June 16th, 2015 |  


MVAC all-conference baseball players named

MVAC all-conference baseball players named

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June 12th, 2015 |  


EDITORIAL: Youth sports are literally the future

EDITORIAL: Youth sports are literally the future

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June 12th, 2015 |  


Sawyer Davis signs on to SCC

Sawyer Davis signs on to SCC

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June 12th, 2015 |  


East Bend student graduates from UNCA

ASHEVILLE — Gloria Maria Gagin, of East Bend, graduated in May from UNC Asheville.Gagin obtained a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies ...

June 11th, 2015 |  


Celebrity status at the culinary competition

Celebrity status at the culinary competition

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June 11th, 2015 |  


An answered prayer

One morning around 1970 I climbed aboard Bus number 40. The seat beside Donna Joyner was available. I always felt safe when I sat beside Donna because...

June 11th, 2015 |  


Eat the weeds

Eat the weeds

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June 11th, 2015 |  


Church and Community Calendar

June 14• 2:30 p.m., the Yadkin County Historical Society will hold its regular general meeting at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 E. Hemloc...

June 11th, 2015 |