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 |  


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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 |  


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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 |  


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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 |  


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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 |  


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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 |  


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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 |  


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Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Now-March 31• Registration for the Yadkin Valley S...

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 |  


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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 |  


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Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Now-March 31• Registration for the Yadkin Valley S...

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 |  


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Send events to trieditor@yadkinripple.com by Monday at noon for the same week’s edition.Now-March 31• Registration for the Yadkin Valley S...

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 |  


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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 |