Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:11:59 EST 1800 Foster parent receives conviction http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151590960/Foster-parent-receives-conviction YADKINVILLE — In the case that led to an investigation into the Wilkes County Department of Social Services, a conclusion has finally been reached for foster parent Randy Galyean, who was living in Boonville at the time of the incident leading... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:35:22 EST Rotary provides grants to local non-profits http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151518621/Rotary-provides-grants-to-local-non-profits Each year the Yadkinville Rotary Club provide grants to a number of local organizations to assist them in their missions to better the community. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:45:21 EST Bond School House Affair program scheduled http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151499889/Bond-School-House-Affair-program-scheduled Participants in the 1863 Bond School House Affair will be discussed at Deep Creek Friends Meeting House, 1140 Deep Creek Church Road, Yadkinville, on Feb. 8 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:15:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151519735/Church-and-Community-Calendar ​Feb. 9-13• 7:30 p.m., Winter Jubilee at Marler Road Baptist Church includes Monday the Rev. Steve Dagenhart of Calvary Baptist Church; Tuesday the Rev. Darren Richardson of New Testament... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:30:21 EST Yadkin County Library News http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151519198/Yadkin-County-Library-News NC Works staff, formerly known as the Employment Security Commission, will be at the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays for job assistance. Assistance will be available from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed from 1 to 2 p.m. for lunch. In addition, NC Works... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:00:23 EST Towns look back at 2014 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151522723/Towns-look-back-at-2014 As the first month of 2015 comes to an end, area towns are looking back at their accomplishments of 2014 and looking ahead at things to come for this year. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:45:20 EST YMCA offers new equipment and expanded space http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151520737/YMCA-offers-new-equipment-and-expanded-space The Yadkin Family YMCA has recently done some updates and members are raving about the changes. The Wellness Center at the Y now has all new weight lifting equipment and an extra 900-square feet of space, creating plenty of extra room to accommodate... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:50:21 EST 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 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 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 East Bend student named to JMU dean’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151482934/East-Bend-student-named-to-JMU-deans-list HARRISONBURG, Virginia — East Bend resident, Natalie Ann Hardy, has been named to the dean's list at James Madison University for the spring 2014 semester. Students who earn dean's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST School closing early http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-news/151461685/School-closing-early Yadkin County Schools just announced that school will let out at 11:30 a.m. today due to sleet and icy weather conditions. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:10:21 EST Bull wins Reserve Grand Champion at NC State Fair http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/151380439/Bull-wins-Reserve-Grand-Champion-at-NC-State-Fair Submitted photoClay Nicholson of East Bend raised and exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Bull at the NC State Fair. The bull is named CNL Blizzard because he was born during the huge snowstorm in Yadkin County last February. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:20:21 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/church/151380810/Church-and-Community-Calendar Jan. 24• 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., chicken stew and gospel singing fundraiser to benefit Yadkin Christian Ministries in memory of Charlie Stewart at Longtown Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1408 Longtown... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:30:21 EST Jonesville man charged in drug case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151440611/Jonesville-man-charged-in-drug-case YADKINVILLE — Anthony Rasheen Keel, 33, of Jonesville, was arrested on Jan. 17 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count of felony possession of controlled substance (marijuana) in jail or prison. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:40:22 EST