Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:32:32 EST 1800 Grants distributed to area groups http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153139226/Grants-distributed-to-area-groups The end of a two-month renovation culminated in donations to the community Friday morning during a short ceremony recognizing those involved in the work. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:20:26 EST Local preacher serves as guest chaplain for Congress http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153027950/Local-preacher-serves-as-guest-chaplain-for-Congress The Rev. Kenny Gooden, left, poses for a photo with his family and Congresswoman Virginia Foxx. Gooden, pastor of Union Grove Baptist Church, gave the opening prayer as guest chaplain for Congress in Washington, D.C. last week. The prayer was filmed... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:25:22 EST Starmount students create logo for Glendale Springs Inn and Restaurant http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153027085/Starmount-students-create-logo-for-Glendale-Springs-Inn-and-Restaurant BOONVILLE — The mission statement at Starmount High School is “Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow” and that is exactly what teacher, Donna Haynes, encourages the students in her classes to do by offering them opportunities for real-world... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:23 EST Bridge construction to begin in Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153026993/Bridge-construction-to-begin-in-Yadkin-County Starting April 27, the N.C. Department of Transportation will detour drivers on Farmington Road south of Huntsville in Yadkin County, as crews begin building a new bridge over Turner Creek. Construction is scheduled to be finished by Aug. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:55:21 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://yadkinripple.com/quizzes/puppy1RIP Find out with the The Yadkin Ripple's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:43:16 EST Local service station site of new movie http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153023700/Local-service-station-site-of-new-movie A local auto repair station will be the primary site for a new independent movie being filmed in the area. Despite rainy conditions last week, the film crew spent several days filming interior shots at Lug Nutz, located at 2520 Hoots Road in... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 04:10:22 EST Forbush Prom 2015 http://yadkinripple.com/news/schools/153028159/Forbush-Prom-2015 Heather Hatcher and Adam Dzeskewicz at the Forbush prom.Alisha Baity and Dylan Andrade at the Forbush prom.Davis Crater at the Forbush prom. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 03:30:22 EST Yadkin a ‘Storm Ready’ county http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153043269/Yadkin-a-Storm-Ready-county Yadkin County was officially recognized as a Storm Ready County by a representative from the National Weather Service during Monday's meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:50:24 EST Farmers market opens May 5 http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153026196/Farmers-market-opens-May-5 Vendors for the Yadkin Farmers Market met last week to discuss the upcoming opening of the market, which is scheduled for May 5.Market President Glenda Edgell welcomed everyone back for new season. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:30:29 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153048558/Church-and-Community-Calendar April 25• Starmount High School Band presents its inaugural Ram Regiment Golf Tournament. Lunch is at noon and tee off at 2 p.m. at Silo Run Golf Course, Boonville. Cost is $150 per three-man... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:30:21 EST YMCA Healthy Kids Day aims to help kids stay active and keep learning http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153029896/YMCA-Healthy-Kids-Day-aims-to-help-kids-stay-active-and-keep-learning On Saturday, the Yadkin Family YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA's Healthy Kids Day is the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:15:23 EST Rucker receives Golden Book Award http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153029676/Rucker-receives-Golden-Book-Award Three highly respected, long-time advocates and leaders of the Simmental breed have been recognized as recipients of the coveted World Simmental/Fleckvieh Federation (WSFF) Golden Book Award. The honor, established in 1982, is the organization's... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:10:22 EST Forbush Middle School students recognized http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153029167/Forbush-Middle-School-students-recognized Forbush Middle School recognizes its “Fierce Falcons,” who have proven themselves to be thoughtful, hard-working, kind, motivated students. The teachers and staff at FMS are proud of them. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:00:24 EST Starmount students win design award http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153028884/Starmount-students-win-design-award The following Starmount High School students were winners in the Yadkin Soil and Water Conservation, ninth-grade computer design poster contest:First Place - Maggie FreedSecond Place - Emily Herko Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:50:22 EST New Dollar General opens in Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/business/153027884/New-Dollar-General-opens-in-Yadkinville GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 4109 E. Old 421 Hwy. in Yadkinville Saturday at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Dollar General will offer Yadkinville residents a convenient new... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:25:23 EST Ribbon cutting at upgraded river access http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153025830/Ribbon-cutting-at-upgraded-river-access Despite rainy weather last week, county leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting at the Yadkin Shore River access point in Boonville off of U.S. 601 North just before the Surry County line. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:20:22 EST Man charged with possession http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/153045965/Man-charged-with-possession Jeffrey Scott Wilks, 43, of East Bend, was arrested on April 18 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count of felony possess controlled substance in jail premises. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:20:22 EST Moe’s Triad locations launch new initiative to support the community http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153069033/Moes-Triad-locations-launch-new-initiative-to-support-the-community The Moe's Southwest Grill® restaurants of the Triad region are giving back to the Triad community with the help of its customers. For 10 weeks, one local charitable organization will benefit from the “Moe's Knows No Boundaries:... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:45:23 EST Art in the Garden kicks off this Saturday http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153030102/Art-in-the-Garden-kicks-off-this-Saturday This Saturday, the Foothills Arts Council, located at 129 Church St. in Elkin, will be celebrating National Poetry Month with “WORD,” its first Art in the Garden event of 2015. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:20:22 EST Rains will lead to mosquito activity http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153027499/Rains-will-lead-to-mosquito-activity The warming temperatures and recent spate of heavy rains will lead to increased mosquito activity, if not already. Before people start planning their chemical assault on the biting menaces, they can put a reasonable dent in populations simply by some... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:10:21 EST