Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 18:02:56 EST 1800 Elkin falls in game one http://yadkinripple.com/news/hsbaseball/153739391/Elkin-falls-in-game-one NORWOOD — Elkin's baseball team struggled to put runs on the board Tuesday night in game one of a best-of-three series against South Stanly, losing 11-1 in a five-inning mercy. Luckily for Elkin, it will return home Thursday at 7 p.m. for... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:00:24 EST Forbush soccer championship bound http://yadkinripple.com/news/hssoccer/153738944/Forbush-soccer-championship-bound Tuesday night's matchup against Forbush and Franklin in the Western Regional Final for women's soccer will arguably go down as one of the greatest games in 2A championship history. The grit displayed by both goalies meant it would take... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:50:25 EST Repair to block Main Street in Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/153749977/Repair-to-block-Main-Street-in-Yadkinville A stretch of Main Street in downtown Yadkinville will be closing at 9 p.m. tonight for the emergency replacement of a crossline pipe. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:40:22 EST Forbush softball; comeback kids http://yadkinripple.com/news/hssoftball/153739261/Forbush-softball;-comeback-kids EAST BEND — When it comes to Forbush softball, call them the comeback kids.For the second game in a row, Forbush found itself down late but battled through adversity to come back. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:30:23 EST Boonville Bash slated for Saturday http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153719840/Boonville-Bash-slated-for-Saturday BOONVILLE — The town of Boonville is ready to party. The annual summer block party known as the Boonville Bash is scheduled for Saturday at Boonville Elementary School. Wed, 27 May 2015 12:25:21 EST Williard to attend Averett University http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153715286/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:33 EST Williard to attend Averett University http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153714584/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:24 EST County hopes to retain hospital license http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153727720/County-hopes-to-retain-hospital-license It was a packed house at an emergency meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners held Tuesday in the wake of the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The county has been at odds with hospital management company HMC for several... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:45:24 EST One airlifted from wreck scene http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153728538/One-airlifted-from-wreck-scene Crews clean up the scene of a wreck on U.S. 421 northbound Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. At least one patient was airlifted to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by AirCare from the landing zone on U.S. 421 North at U.S. 601 interchange. More information... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:30:21 EST Early College student to serve as page http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153587952/Early-College-student-to-serve-as-page Early College student Kerry Aguilera is serving as a page in Raleigh this week for members of the House. Pages for the week work together as a team to serve all 120 members of the House and the staff. North Carolina House Pages attend and work the... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:45:21 EST Fallen heroes remembered http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153698504/Fallen-heroes-remembered American soldiers who lost their lives fighting for their nation were honored in a solemn ceremony on Memorial Day at the veterans garden of the Yadkin County Park in Yadkinville. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:23 EST Staff speak out at prayer service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153698507/Staff-speak-out-at-prayer-service A prayer vigil took place on the campus of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Tuesday morning, where employees and community members gathered to show support for the hospital following its unexpected closing on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:27 EST Commissioners to hold emergency meeting at 2 p.m. http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153713758/Commissioners-to-hold-emergency-meeting-at-2-p.m. The Yadkin County commissioners have called an emergency meeting in regard to the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital in Yadkinville. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. today in Commissioners' Meeting Room in the Yadkin... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:30 EST Vietnam Vet speaks at Memorial Day service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153691899/Vietnam-Vet-speaks-at-Memorial-Day-service JONESVILLE — For some, Memorial Day weekend is just the kick-off to summer, the chance for a long weekend beach trip, a cookout or a sale at the local department store. The true meaning of the holiday, which began in 1868 as Decoration Day, has... Mon, 25 May 2015 04:15:25 EST Forbush’s Anna Harris signs With Gardner-Webb http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hstrackfield/153671139/Forbushs-Anna-Harris-signs-With-Gardner-Webb Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try, and for Forbush senior Anna Harris, she has tried many things over her high school career. Her accomplishments led to her recently signing with Gardner-Webb University. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:55:25 EST Raid recalled at Memorial Day service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153715905/Raid-recalled-at-Memorial-Day-service Saturday was sunny and pleasant in historic Rockford — a stark contrast to what was occurring in Surry County 150 years ago this spring when Northern troops paid an unwelcome visit. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:30:21 EST County releases statement on hospital closure http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153692861/County-releases-statement-on-hospital-closure YADKINVILLE — Following the unexpected closure of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital on Friday, involved parties have engaged in press release battle, both attempting to point the finger of blame at one another. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:55:23 EST First cruise-in of the summer http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153684325/First-cruise-in-of-the-summer A classic Camaro that once served as a pace car at Indianapolis graces the streets of Elkin during the first cruise-in of the summer Saturday. Sun, 24 May 2015 16:20:26 EST Splashing into summer http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153683892/Splashing-into-summer Though the official start of summer is not until June 21, for many the Memorial Day holiday weekend serves as the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Area pools opened this weekend and kids and adults alike took the opportunity to jump right in... Sun, 24 May 2015 03:30:25 EST Falcons continue to soar; compete in final four http://yadkinripple.com/news/hssoccer/153688332/Falcons-continue-to-soar;-compete-in-final-four Forbush girl's soccer was relentless in its offensive attack Friday night, and four goals later, the team advanced to the 2A Final Four with a win over Parkwood. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:25:24 EST