Yadkin Ripple- RSS news Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/news http://yadkinripple.com/section/news Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:51:34 EST 1800 Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/50653108/Community-Calendar Sept. 20• Bingo Night Fundraiser hosted by the Forbush High School Athletic Booster Club at the Yadkin Moose Lodge, 1432 Country Club Road, Yadkinville, at 7 p.m. Snack food and drinks will be... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:26:07 EST Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50653302/Library-News Yadkinville LibrarySeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month. Throughout the month, libraries across the country are working hard to remind parents and caregivers that a library card is the most... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:25:10 EST Yadtel awarded for safety http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50588396/Yadtel-awarded-for-safety YADKINVILLE — Yadtel Telecom recently received recognition from Great American Insurance Group for the company's outstanding record of worker safety. Great American manager, Shane Goldsbey, presented Yadtel with an award for five years of... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:27:06 EST Seniors celebrate Unifi Bowl http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50622350/Seniors-celebrate-Unifi-Bowl YADKINVILLE — In advance of last Friday night's Unifi Bowl battle between Forbush and Starmount, another group of competitors battled it out to see which team would come out on top. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:16:16 EST Residents ready to Race for the Cure http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50654413/Residents-ready-to-Race-for-the-Cure Editor's Note: The following is the third in a series of articles about breast cancer awareness and the impact of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation in the local community. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:27:07 EST Fall Creek to break ground on new building http://yadkinripple.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/50606164/Fall-Creek-to-break-ground-on-new-building JONESVILLE — Jonesville's Fall Creek Baptist Church is preparing to break ground on a new building more than two decades in the making, and is inviting the public to attend. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:55:08 EST Local agency receives $20,000 grant http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50642483/Local-agency-receives-$20000-grant YADKINVILLE — A luncheon was held on Sept. 9 at Yadkinville First Baptist Church to present a $20,000 check to Yadkin Christian Ministries (YCM). Ruth Henderson, a local BeautiControl representative and YCM volunteer, applied for the grant from... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:56:07 EST Heather’s Hope event Saturday http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50650645/Heathers-Hope-event-Saturday ELKIN — A local woman who once needed the community's support by way of votes on a popular TV show is now in need of a more vital kind of support. A fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday to raise funds for life-saving brain surgery for... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:27:04 EST Commissioners bid farewell to manager http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50655612/Commissioners-bid-farewell-to-manager YADKINVILLE — On Monday night, the Yadkin County commissioners made swift work of two items on the action agenda including a rezoning request in the Windsors Crossroads area. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:46:09 EST Arts council announces fall series http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50601882/Arts-council-announces-fall-series YADKINVILLE — Those looking for great entertainment this fall need look no further than the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. Tickets went on sale Aug. 1 for the fall series of musical performances and plays to be held in the Willingham Theater, and... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:26:06 EST Yadkin County waterline receives funding http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50557011/Yadkin-County-waterline-receives-funding YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Board of Commissioners Chairman Kevin Austin received a letter from North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory with the good news that the application for funding submitted by Yadkin County to the North Carolina Appalachian... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:09:19 EST Foothills Arts Council receives grants http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50562708/Foothills-Arts-Council-receives-grants The Foothills Arts Council and its associate member the Elkin Valley Fiddlers announce the receipt of two grants from the The Winston-Salem Foundation's Elkin Community Trust, each for $3,000. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:05:09 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/50559566/Community-Calendar Sept. 12-13• The Starmount High School Class of 1984 reunion will take place. On Sept. 12, the group will be meeting at Starmount High School for the Starmount vs. Forbush football game. On... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:26:18 EST Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50557319/Library-News Yadkin County Library - YadkinvilleSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month. Throughout the month libraries across the country are working hard to remind parents and caregivers that a library card is... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:10 EST Horne Creek’s heirloom apples to delight diners http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50557236/Horne-Creeks-heirloom-apples-to-delight-diners PINNACLE — The apples are coming in at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm in Pinnacle, and soon Charlotte area restaurants will delight diners with desserts prepared with apple varieties dating back hundreds of years. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:22:11 EST Putting a face on cancer http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50573575/Putting-a-face-on-cancer Editor's Note: The following is the second in a series of articles about breast cancer awareness and the impact of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation in the local community. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:02:07 EST September is Disaster Preparedness Month http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50556802/September-is-Disaster-Preparedness-Month The time to prepare for disasters is now. There is always a possibility of power outages due to natural disasters, so take the time to plan with family today. The more prepared a family is the better the family can cope if a natural disaster does... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:07 EST (No heading) http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/50556606/ Starmount senior Gabriel Brown performed last month for Yadkin County teachers and staff at a back to school celebration. He played oldies including favorites from Elvis and Johnny Cash on his electric guitar. He often takes his guitar or banjo to... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:48:11 EST Relay celebrates http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/50571718/Relay-celebrates HAMPTONVILLE — Volunteers from across the county gathered on Monday to celebrate their fundraising success for the 2014 Yadkin County Relay for Life. Not only do participants spend all night at the walking track for the event, they spend their... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:38:09 EST What’s new at New Horizons http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50556267/Whats-new-at-New-Horizons Last week at NHADS we loaded up our new tiller, wagon, gloves, and grabbed some plastic bags from our Thrift Store to go harvest our vegetables from New Horizons Adult Day Services, Inc. Community Garden. We are so proud of our garden this year. With... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:22:05 EST