Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:43:14 EST 1800 Things just keep disappearing http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151462617/Things-just-keep-disappearing As I get older, “things” just keep disappearing. I know that I talk a lot about getting older, but it's only because I keep doing it and that makes me very happy. You know I remember when I thought old people were so unlucky because... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:50:21 EST Local student heads to Super Bowl http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news-sports/151520220/Local-student-heads-to-Super-Bowl A local student, Rae Benton, will be among the thousands of football fans gathering next week in Phoenix, Arizona, for the Super Bowl. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:35:23 EST Guardian ad Litem volunteers needed http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151520110/Guardian-ad-Litem-volunteers-needed Area volunteers are needed to serve in the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program. A Guardian ad Litem is a court-appointed volunteer who serves as the judge's eyes and ears on children going through the foster care system. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:30:21 EST Extension accepting master gardener volunteer applications http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/151463057/Extension-accepting-master-gardener-volunteer-applications North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Yadkin County is accepting applications for the 2015 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer class. The class is under the direction of Colleen Church, Yadkin County extension director. Classes will meet weekly on... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:20:22 EST Lions Club holds annual banquet http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151519100/Lions-Club-holds-annual-banquet Donald Moxley, president of the Yadkinville Lions Club, presided over the Lion's Christmas banquet on Dec. 2. It was held at First Baptist Church of Yadkinville fellowship hall. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:00:21 EST The North Face reinvents the Denali jacket with help from REPREVE http://yadkinripple.com/news/business/151441161/The-North-Face-reinvents-the-Denali-jacket-with-help-from-REPREVE SALT LAKE CITY — As part of its commitment to responsibly designed products, The North Face has incorporated Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE in its Denali line of fleece jackets. The North Face has integrated three environmentally... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:55:22 EST Tourney time for Forbush, Starmount http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151521795/Tourney-time-for-Forbush-Starmount Forbush and Starmount head into their respective conference tournaments Saturday with a number of wrestlers who will make some noise. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:20:22 EST A busy 48 hours for Starmount women http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151521586/A-busy-48-hours-for-Starmount-women BOONVILLE — The Starmount women lost three games in three nights, but the Rams showed signs of being anything but an easy out in their loss to Forbush. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:15:22 EST Falcons get first conference win http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151520831/Falcons-get-first-conference-win The Jan. 20 win over Surry Central was a matter of Forbush going “back to our pressure.” Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:10:24 EST Falcons suffer tough loss to Eagles http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151520223/Falcons-suffer-tough-loss-to-Eagles Forbush's 53-46 loss to Surry Central Jan. 20 was a frustrating night, coach Bradley Shore said.“We'd get down one, two, three points,” he said. “Then we'd get down five or six. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:05:22 EST Dinette reopens with new hours http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151422437/Dinette-reopens-with-new-hours EAST BEND — The East Bend Dinette has been serving up meals to area residents since the 1950s. The small diner, located at 417 W. N.C. 67 Bypass Hwy., closed for a time in 2010 due to the failing health of Marie Crutchley, who ran the restaurant... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:00:21 EST Starmount goes 3-for-3 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151518783/Starmount-goes-3-for-3 ELKIN — Starmount outscored Elkin 16-2 in the fourth quarter to claim a 51-30 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference win Thursday night. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:40:22 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/151519404/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, January 20Men's basketballWilkes Central 53, Elkin 34 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:24 EST HCMH cuts ribbon on new facility http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151499153/HCMH-cuts-ribbon-on-new-facility JONESVILLE — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital staff, Jonesville government officials and a large number of local residents turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly opened urgent care facility Sunday. The facility marks the first of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:22 EST Calendar of Events http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150974545/Calendar-of-Events Jan. 17• Round Peak Vineyards, 765 Round Peak Church Road, Mount Airy, will host a Signature Series wine blending event during which participants can blend their own wine. The... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:35:29 EST Childers the winemaker behind Herrera success http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150849808/Childers-the-winemaker-behind-Herrera-success Local winemaker Kevin Childers was first introduced to wine when he worked at an Italian restaurant in college. He quickly learned to love wine and went on to work in retail sales at a wine shop before deciding to move to the production side of the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:30:38 EST Yadkin wineries celebrate winter reds http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150947952/Yadkin-wineries-celebrate-winter-reds Many wine lovers may plan to spend the winter months cozied up at home with their favorite vintage rather than out tasting wines like they do in the warmer months. Just because temperatures are chilly, it's no reason not to come enjoy the bounty... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:15:33 EST Sweet Home Carolina opens its doors http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150977340/Sweet-Home-Carolina-opens-its-doors The weekend before Christmas, the newest winery in the Yadkin Valley officially opened its doors. Wine enthusiasts from around the region were able to experience the magic of Sweet Home Carolina, located at 3423 Old U.S. 421 Hwy. E. in Yadkinville at... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:46 EST Valentine’s pairs wines and chocolates for romance http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150971081/Valentines-pairs-wines-and-chocolates-for-romance Love is in the air this Valentine's Day and what better way to celebrate than a great meal accompanied by a delicious North Carolina wine. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:42 EST Winemaker’s Corner http://yadkinripple.com/news/onthevine/150987848/Winemakers-Corner Why do you drink wine? I hope it is because it tastes good. During the winter months, when the vines are dormant, red wines are in the barrel, and the winery visitors slow, I take the time to reflect back on the current vintage as well as past seasons... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:05:30 EST