Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:02:02 EST 1800 Postal worker honored http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150233947/Postal-worker-honored A Yadkinville postal worker was recently honored with one of the most prestigious and rare awards in the industry. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:22:07 EST Falcons strong in conference meet http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150246595/Falcons-strong-in-conference-meet Forbush cross country team members before last week's Western Piedmont Athletic Conference meet are, from left, Lauren Holowiti, A.K. Kilby, Sarah Hayden, Sierra Winters and Gina Myers. To see the results from the meet, visit... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:01:13 EST Candidate Forum: 5th Congressional District http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150246091/Candidate-Forum:-5th-Congressional-District Incumbent Congresswoman Virginia Foxx will face off against Democrat Josh Brannon in the race for 5th Congressional District. If re-elected, this will be Foxx's sixth term. Both candidates were asked to answer a few brief questions as part of... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:52:09 EST Immigrant rights activists address commissioners http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150248604/Immigrant-rights-activists-address-commissioners The commissioners' chambers were unusually full on Monday with a number of parents, children and others in attendance. Several area students lead the group in the pledge of allegiance while other students were recognized for their... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:50:05 EST Judicial candidates to visit Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/150242799/Judicial-candidates-to-visit-Yadkinville A number of judicial candidates for North Carolina's highest courts will be visiting Yadkinville on Thursday at the Yadkin County Courthouse. This visit is part of a week-long tour of 18 municipalities across the state. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:12:04 EST Man dies while working on vehicle http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150248100/Man-dies-while-working-on-vehicle BOONVILLE — A 25-year-old man was killed last Wednesday when the vehicle he was working on apparently fell on him. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:46:08 EST November mid-term elections http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150247878/November-mid-term-elections OneStop early voting for the November mid-term elections begins on Thursday at the Yadkin County Board of Elections office, located in the Planning building at 213 E. Elm St. in Yadkinville. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:42:08 EST Falcons tumble past Wildcats, soar past Eagles http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150219612/Falcons-tumble-past-Wildcats-soar-past-Eagles EAST BEND — Forbush moved 14-2-1 with two wins in three nights.The Falcons beat West Stokes, 4-1, Saturday night on Senior Night; and Surry Central, 1-0 Monday night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:30:11 EST Rams finishing season strong http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150244606/Rams-finishing-season-strong BOONVILLE — Salomón Maya and Juan Mora, two sophomores, made sure the Starmount seniors went home happy on Senior Night Monday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:26:10 EST Local golfers fare well at Cross Creek http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150240929/Local-golfers-fare-well-at-Cross-Creek MOUNT AIRY — Five local golfers have qualified for the 1A/2A state tournament next week after 18 holes at Cross Creek Country Club Monday.Mount Airy was the host school for the Central Regional 1A/2A Tournament. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:24:05 EST Rams roll to 3rd straight win http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150241731/Rams-roll-to-3rd-straight-win BOONVILLE — Visiting Starmount made short work of North Wilkes, racing to a 52-0 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference victory Friday night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:23:05 EST Wildcats clip Falcons, 24-21 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150216906/Wildcats-clip-Falcons-24-21 KING — West Stokes survived a game with eight turnovers, 14 penalties and two ejections to claim a 24-21 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win over Forbush Friday night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:18:09 EST First same-sex couple weds http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150227948/First-same-sex-couple-weds JONESVILLE — First thing on a Monday day morning is not the most common time for a wedding, but for one Yadkin County couple that hardly mattered. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:16:07 EST Beautiful day greets Yadkin Valley Grape Festival http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150227793/Beautiful-day-greets-Yadkin-Valley-Grape-Festival With the leaves of fall looking as if hand-painted in various shades of jewel tones and dotted vividly against the sky, Yadkin Valley Grape Festival participants appeared to soak up all the event had to offer as they talked, laughed, danced, and... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:08:07 EST Forbush drops Parkwood, 3-0 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150246015/Forbush-drops-Parkwood-3-0 EAST BEND — Forbush, the No. 14 seed, handled Parkwood, the No. 19 seed, 3-0 in a first-round 2A volleyball match Saturday afternoon. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:12 EST Rams move past Cards, 3-0 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150219620/Rams-move-past-Cards-3-0 BOONVILLE — Seventh-seeded Starmount started its 2014 playoff run with a three-set win over East Wilkes Saturday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:01:15 EST Popp lessons remain http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150161313/Popp-lessons-remain JONESVILLE — It is often said there is a time and a season for all things. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:38:09 EST NWTF holds youth day http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150136432/NWTF-holds-youth-day EAST BEND — It was a fun-filled day for area youth at the annual Jakes Day hosted by the Red Clay Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:35:08 EST Church Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150161224/Church-Calendar Oct. 18• Fall and Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to noon at West Yadkin Baptist Church with lots of crafts and homemade goodies. For more information, call 336-468-2595. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:28:08 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150161376/Community-Calendar Oct. 16• Halloween Dance hosted by the East Bend Senior Center at 6 p.m. with costume contest, prizes for the best costumes, refreshments and entertainment by the Stan Bobbitt Band. $5... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:25:07 EST