Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:18:04 EST 1800 Fulwider completes Air Force basic training http://yadkinripple.com/news/community/151902084/Fulwider-completes-Air-Force-basic-training SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Matthew Z. Fulwider graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:45:22 EST Snow blowing up sports schedules http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152071517/Snow-blowing-up-sports-schedules Three rounds of the state basketball playoffs were supposed to be played this week.Several inches of snow have fallen across the state. Ice has complicated poor road conditions in many areas. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:05:23 EST More winter weather for Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/152067245/More-winter-weather-for-Yadkin-County A heavy wet slushy snow fell across the county in the overnight hours Wednesday into Thursday in amounts from four and half to six inches. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:50:22 EST Letter to the editor http://yadkinripple.com/news/letters/152017997/Letter-to-the-editor Dear Editor, Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:10:21 EST This may not be Colorado, but … http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151998205/This-may-not-be-Colorado-but When hiking in Colorado in mid-July it is easy to explore large alpine valleys filled with thousands of wildflowers. You see Indian Paint-brush, Columbines, Bluebells, Fire Pinks and other wildflowers by the thousands if your timing is good and the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:35:21 EST Yadkin Relay volunteers prep for event http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152000289/Yadkin-Relay-volunteers-prep-for-event Organizers for Yadkin County Relay for Life are getting geared up for the big event this spring. Relay for Life is the primary fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and takes place in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries worldwide... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:10:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152019051/Church-and-Community-Calendar February 27• Zumbathon Charity Event to benefit the Hispanic League Scholarship Awards will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons with... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:30:22 EST MLK, Parks to be remembered http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152005379/MLK-Parks-to-be-remembered JONESVILLE — A program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks will be held Saturday at noon in Jonesville's Yadkin Valley Senior Center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:30:21 EST Worden achieves president’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151934387/Worden-achieves-presidents-list UTICA, N.Y. — Mohawk Valley Community College, located in Utica and Rome, has announced that Kelsi N. Worden has achieved the high academic performance which has qualified them for recognition as a member of the president's list for the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:20:21 EST Baby born in midst of snow storm http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152053372/Baby-born-in-midst-of-snow-storm In the midst of Tuesday's surprise snow storm, there was a very happy surprise for one local family and the staff of the Yadkin Valley Hospital. The hospital has not had a delivery unit for more than 20 years, but it was there little Elizabeth... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:21 EST Boonville hires new police chief http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151999093/Boonville-hires-new-police-chief BOONVILLE — Next week the town of Boonville will welcome its new police chief. Chief Greg Gibson will be retiring at the end of the month and Farron Jester will take over as Boonville Police chief. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:15:21 EST Upcoming schedule http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152022929/Upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, February 24Men's basketball Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:05:22 EST Beekeeper to the stars at Yadkin meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-news_agricultural/151876512/Beekeeper-to-the-stars-at-Yadkin-meeting The Yadkin Beekeepers Association recently hosted a very special guest, Julian Wooten, beekeeper to the stars. Wooten is a commercial beekeeper with thousands of colonies and also helped train actors Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning for the movie... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:00:22 EST Ram tough http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152020578/Ram-tough GREENSBORO — It took eight-and-a-half minutes, an unlikely scenario, and an improbable finish, but Starmount's Garrett Stokes claimed the 1A 195-pound state championship with an ultimate tiebreaker win over Avery County's Ryan... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:55:21 EST Title no easy task http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152018270/Title-no-easy-task GREENSBORO — With his win in the 1A 195-pound state championship match Saturday night in the Greensboro Coliseum, Starmount's Garrett Stokes finished his senior season with 28 wins and one loss. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:50:21 EST Snow coats the county; more predicted http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152019515/Snow-coats-the-county;-more-predicted Though winter weather was predicted off and on for this week, forecasters were surprised by a burst of snow that covered the area Tuesday morning resulting in another snow day for students and tricky travel for those heading to work. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:20:24 EST Basketball schedule announced http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152019924/Basketball-schedule-announced CHAPEL HILL—The schedule has been announced for next week's North Carolina High School Athletic Association regional basketball tournaments, set to be played in Fayetteville and Winston-Salem. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:10:24 EST Community learns life-saving techniques http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152000094/Community-learns-life-saving-techniques Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital hosted a Life-Saving Education Clinic at the Urgent Care facility in Jonesville on Sunday. Members of the community came out to learn the basics of “hands only” CPR, stroke prevention, and many other... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:10:22 EST JCPC looking to support those who help youth http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151907459/JCPC-looking-to-support-those-who-help-youth YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has announced the availability of $111,153 in intervention and prevention funds for services to delinquent youth and those at risk of delinquency. JCPC funds require a... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:15:25 EST Commissioners to hold budget work session http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152002487/Commissioners-to-hold-budget-work-session On Wednesday at 6 p.m., the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget work session at the Yadkin Moose Lodge No. 2149, located at 1432 County Club Road, Yadkinville. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the fiscal year 2015-2016... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:30:21 EST