Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:54:22 EST 1800 Falcons fall at North Wilkes, 3-0 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150274248/Falcons-fall-at-North-Wilkes-3-0 HAYS — North Wilkes defeated Forbush in three straight, but three tough sets Thursday night to punch their ticket into the third round of the 2A playoffs. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:22:12 EST Students learn fire and severe weather safety http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150244841/Students-learn-fire-and-severe-weather-safety EAST BEND — Students at East Bend Elementary School got a unique lesson last week not only in fire safety, but also severe weather safety. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:54:03 EST Larceny from rental properties http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150243479/Larceny-from-rental-properties BOONVILLE — On Oct. 17, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office charged Michael Joseph Hardy, 36, of Boonville, on three felony counts of breaking and/or entering, three counts of felony larceny after breaking and/or entering, three felony... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:50:11 EST Candidate Forum: State Senate, District 31 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150246684/Candidate-Forum:-State-Senate-District-31 Democrat John Motsinger will take on incumbent Sen. Joyce Krawiec for the state Senate seat representing Yadkin and Forsyth counties in District 31. Both candidates were asked to answer a few brief questions as part of The Yadkin Ripple's... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:19:10 EST Gough-Renegar exchange vows http://yadkinripple.com/news/weddings/150228955/Gough-Renegar-exchange-vows Kacey Denise Gough and David Lee Renegar were united in marriage at 7 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Winding Creek Wedding Barn in Hamptionville. The Rev. Randy Goodin officiated. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:06:07 EST Friday night previews http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150243757/Friday-night-previews Carver (5-2, 2-0) at Forbush (4-4, 1-1), 7:30Last year's result: Carver 57, Forbush 10Carver is coming off a 35-6 win over North Surry. The Falcons come in having lost to West Stokes, 24-21. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:19 EST N.C. State Fair announces winners in annual wine competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-news_agricultural/150228534/N.C.-State-Fair-announces-winners-in-annual-wine-competition RALEIGH — Winners were recently chosen in the 2014 N.C. State Fair Wine Competition, and for the first time a muscadine wine earned top honors in the contest. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:42:13 EST Falcons claim WPAC cross country titles http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150263794/Falcons-claim-WPAC-cross-country-titles DOBSON — Forbush claimed the men's and women's Western Piedmont Athletic Conference cross country championships Oct. 14 at Fisher River Park. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:48:12 EST Falcons claim WPAC cross country titles http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150246595/Falcons-claim-WPAC-cross-country-titles DOBSON — Forbush claimed the men's and women's Western Piedmont Athletic Conference cross country championships Oct. 14 at Fisher River Park. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:07 EST 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 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