Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:43:21 EST 1800 League calls for additional hearings on fracking http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50404772/League-calls-for-additional-hearings-on-fracking REIDSVILLE — This week, in a statement to the NC Mining and Energy Commission, the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL) demanded that the state the hold additional hearings on the rules for hydraulic fracturing in North Carolina. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:53:11 EST Yadkin County Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news/50404535/Yadkin-County-Library-News Yadkin County Library - YadkinvilleThe library will be celebrating our past at the Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival in September. Mark your calendar for Sept. 20 so you can join in on the... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:41:06 EST Church Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/50414083/Church-Calendar Sept. 14• First Baptist Church will have the Rev. Rebecca Maynard lead spiritual formation sessions, “Invitation to A Journey: Along the Path of Spiritual Growth.” The classes will... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:28:07 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/50414143/Community-Calendar Sept. 4• Drawn to Animals – The Whimsical World of Fowler Ruffin, an exhibit of boldly colored acrylic of creatures large and small, sleepy sheep and critters with attitude opens Sept. 4,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:08 EST East Bend 4H’ers attend NCACC Youth Summit http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/50414250/East-Bend-4Hers-attend-NCACC-Youth-Summit ASHEVILLE — Two 4-H participants from Yadkin County attended the fifth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Asheville Aug. 15-16. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:40:14 EST Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival returns revamped in its 38th year http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/50413703/Yadkin-Valley-Harvest-Festival-returns-revamped-in-its-38th-year YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival will return for its 38th year on Sept. 20, and 2014 promises to be a year of big changes for the oldest festival in the Yadkin Valley. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:13:09 EST Local photographer earns certification http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/50413586/Local-photographer-earns-certification YADKINVILLE — Brooke Moxley of Brooke Moxley Photography in Yadkinville has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:05:04 EST Boonville gets new playground http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50415552/Boonville-gets-new-playground BOONVILLE — Following students' first day back to class on Monday, elementary school kids at Boonville school gathered on the lawn for the official ribbon cutting of their new playground. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:44:05 EST Yadkin benefits from Komen grant http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50417475/Yadkin-benefits-from-Komen-grant Editor's Note: The following is the first in a series of articles about breast cancer awareness and the impact of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation in the local community. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:17:05 EST Friday night previews http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50416066/Friday-night-previews East Surry (1-0) at Starmount (0-1), 7:30Last Year's Result: East Surry 27, Starmount 6 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:39 EST Rams fall to Villains http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50417296/Rams-fall-to-Villains KERNERSVILLE — Host Bishop McGuinness scored on a free kick midway through the second half to take a 2-1 lead and the eventual win over Starmount Monday evening. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:38 EST Event raises funds for animal welfare http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50417055/Event-raises-funds-for-animal-welfare YADKINVILLE — Animal lovers and wine enthusiasts will get the chance to sip for a cause this weekend at the third annual Whiskers and Wine Summer Social at The Studio at Hanover Park Vineyards. The event will take place on Friday from 6 to 10:30... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:57:08 EST Back to school http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50401537/Back-to-school Johnna Pettit, third-grade teacher at East Bend Elementary, answers questions from her new students on the first day of class. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:38:04 EST ‘Fill the bus’ campaign continues at Walmart http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50413904/Fill-the-bus-campaign-continues-at-Walmart The Elkin Walmart and Yadkin Valley United Fund have been working together to collect school supplies for local Yadkin Valley students as part of a national Walmart-United Fund campaign. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:55:07 EST Just a good ole (little) girl http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50415939/Just-a-good-ole-(little)-girl Kayla Harrell said the first reaction she gets from people is often “Gosh, that little girl's driving a race car?” Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:01:13 EST Teachers celebrate new school year http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50364193/Teachers-celebrate-new-school-year BOONVILLE — Teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria staff and custodians from all across Yadkin County gathered at Starmount High School last Wednesday for a celebration to begin the new school year. Following a breakfast, the group convened in the... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:51:09 EST Nance wins again; Stevens back in victory lane http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50410092/Nance-wins-again;-Stevens-back-in-victory-lane Bryan Nance of Ronda won for the fourth time in the last five Limited Sportsman features and Buck Stevens of Statesville picked up his first Open Wheel Modified win since June 21 at Friendship Motor Speedway Saturday night. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:01:09 EST Upcoming schedule http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50410541/Upcoming-schedule Monday, August 18Men's soccer North Surry 6, East Wilkes 1Starmount at Mount Airy, ppd., rainVolleyballEast Surry 3, Elkin 0 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:00:05 EST Forbush holds off Elkin, 36-26 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50389288/Forbush-holds-off-Elkin-36-26 EAST BEND — Elkin battled back from an early deficit and a bigger deficit late before falling 36-26 to host Forbush in the season opener for both teams Friday night. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:03:11 EST Rams drop opener http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/50389238/Rams-drop-opener BOONVILLE — Mount Airy broke a four-game losing streak to Starmount with a 28-17 win Friday night. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:41:06 EST