Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:33:59 EST 1800 Two fatal wrecks in Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50801909/Two-fatal-wrecks-in-Yadkinville YADKINVILLE — A wreck on Lone Hickory Road last Tuesday claimed the life of 18-year Elijah Maness. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:37:15 EST Wizards wow Yadkin County fans http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50801268/Wizards-wow-Yadkin-County-fans EAST BEND — The young and the young-at-heart enjoyed a unique sporting event last Saturday night at Forbush High School as the Yadkin All-stars took on the world famous Harlem Wizards basketball team. Similar to another famous team hailing from... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:10:11 EST Grace Clinic welcomes Yadkin Valley residents for open house http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50748975/Grace-Clinic-welcomes-Yadkin-Valley-residents-for-open-house ELKIN — Grace Clinic is one of more than 80 free clinics taking part in a statewide Open House sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (NCAFC) in partnership with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:53:03 EST Glory Days brings people together http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50771564/Glory-Days-brings-people-together YADKINVILLE — The annual Glory Days Show held at 2937 Radiator Road at the home of Charles and Gina Neal drew a large crowd of locals and visitors who seemed thrilled with a tractor, lawnmower, classic car and engine show and especially the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:36:12 EST NCDOT to close lane of I-77 in Yadkin County for pavement improvements http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50798672/NCDOT-to-close-lane-of-I-77-in-Yadkin-County-for-pavement-improvements JONESVILLE — Beginning tonight, the N.C. Department of Transportation will work to improve a stretch of Interstate 77 Southbound in Yadkin County south of Jonesville. A lane closure will be in place starting at 7 p.m. from mile markers 73-76 for... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:44:12 EST Officer receives highest certification http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50748820/Officer-receives-highest-certification RALEIGH — Officer Allen Grant Day of the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office was awarded the Advanced Deputy Professional Law Enforcement Certificate by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission on Sept. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:51:08 EST Yadkinville Class of 1964 reunites http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50688728/Yadkinville-Class-of-1964-reunites YADKINVILLE — The 1964 graduation class of Yadkinville High School held its 50th reunion on July 26 at Lone Hickory Arena. Thirty-four classmates attended along with several guests. Also attending were four faculty members and their spouses, Roy... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:24:06 EST What’s new at New Horizons http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50720696/Whats-new-at-New-Horizons What an adventure we had last week at New Horizons Adult Day Services, Inc. We toured the new Tractor Brown's Museum and Event Center owned by local businessman Nolan Brown. The museum is located on School Bus Garage Road in Yadkinville. If any... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:09:13 EST Prescription drug theft charge made http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/50736845/Prescription-drug-theft-charge-made YADKINVILLE — Stephanie Dawn Wilkins, 38, of Yadkinville, was arrested by Yadkin County Sheriff's deputies on Sept. 19 and charged with one count felony larceny. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:53:04 EST Amazing Grazing workshop held http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-news_agricultural/50736496/Amazing-Grazing-workshop-held Most pastures in this area are comprised of Kentucky 31 Fescue grass. When the weather is cool and we have enough moisture, this is a good grass to have. When it turns hot and dry in the summer, fescue slows down and can even die back. Not so good for... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:38:13 EST Household argument leads to charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/50721280/Household-argument-leads-to-charges HAMPTONVILLE — Christopher Lee Hutchens, 30, of Hamptonville, was arrested by the Yadkin County Sheriff's office and charged with one count felony possession of a firearm by a felon on Saturday. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:38:10 EST Mrs. Yadkin County prepares for pageant http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50687561/Mrs.-Yadkin-County-prepares-for-pageant BOONVILLE — A local woman will be representing the area as Mrs. Yadkin County in the upcoming Mrs. North Carolina Pageant. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:32:06 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/50735832/Community-Calendar Sept. 25• Celebrate National Senior Center Month at the East Bend Senior Center with 10:30 a.m. Old Fashion Day; 12:30 p.m. The Zany and Wonderful Vicky Town Storyteller. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 02:25:09 EST Yadkin County graduation rates up http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50719387/Yadkin-County-graduation-rates-up According to the latest results released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the 2014 graduation rate of 83.8 percent for students in North Carolina is the highest recorded in the state's history. That success is also evident... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:05:07 EST Fatal accident claims one http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50736155/Fatal-accident-claims-one YADKINVILLE — An accident claimed the life of one victim and sent another to the hospital on Monday. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:52:15 EST Teachers honored at board meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50737834/Teachers-honored-at-board-meeting Monday night's meeting of the Elkin City School Board began with recognition of the accomplishments of both staff and students. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:28:09 EST Interim county manager named http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50740244/Interim-county-manager-named YADKINVILLE — An interim county manager has been named to take over on Oct. 1 following the departure of the manager Aaron Church. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:25:07 EST Harvest Fest a success http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50708994/Harvest-Fest-a-success YADKINVILLE — The 38th annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival got a running start on Saturday with a charity 5K honoring a young man whose vibrant spirit lives on in the community. The Race More for Macemore 5K was first held in January of 2013,... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:27:12 EST Wreck on Lone Hickory Road http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50733650/Wreck-on-Lone-Hickory-Road Emergency officials are on the scene at a wreck on Lone Hickory Road, about a quarter mile past the intersection of U.S. 601. Few details are available at this time, but according to radio transmissions with Yadkin County 911 Communications, two... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:35:08 EST Idol’s greatest challenge http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50718974/Idols-greatest-challenge ELKIN — Hope was certainly in no short supply at Saturday night's fundraiser for a local woman battling a brain tumor. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:06:09 EST