Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:20:00 EST 1800 Yadkinville family wins multiple awards at Dixie Classic Fair http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150242876/Yadkinville-family-wins-multiple-awards-at-Dixie-Classic-Fair WINSTON-SALEM — In 2014, the Pilcher family of Yadkinville decided to participate in the Dixie Classic Fair's “Tradition of Competition” — and won in a big way. The Pilchers received several ribbons in the 2014 Dixie... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:15:06 EST Portion of U.S. 601 in Yadkin County to close temporarily http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150276205/Portion-of-U.S.-601-in-Yadkin-County-to-close-temporarily On Monday, Oct. 27, the N.C. Department of Transportation's Yadkin County maintenance crews will begin to repair the shoulder of U.S. 601 south of U.S. 421 from Courtney Huntsville Road to Lone Hickory Road. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:53:05 EST Help keep Yadkin County clean and green http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150242952/Help-keep-Yadkin-County-clean-and-green North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Yadkin County Beautification Committee will hold a litter cleanup on Nov. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:20:07 EST Winter time horse care tips http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_agricultural/150242747/Winter-time-horse-care-tips Make sure you have made plans to assure your horse is ready for the chill of Old Man Winter. Cold wet weather can take a toll on the health of your equine friend but just a little bit of planning can reduce the ill effects and help keep your horse in... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:08:12 EST 20 units of affordable housing for families re-opens http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/150242673/20-units-of-affordable-housing-for-families-re-opens BOONVILLE — Wesley Community Development Corporation (“Wesley CDC”), an agency of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, announced that rehab has been completed on the Wesley Hollows Apartments in... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:04:11 EST Students learn fire and severe weather safety http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150244841/Students-learn-fire-and-severe-weather-safety EAST BEND — Students at East Bend Elementary School got a unique lesson last week not only in fire safety, but also severe weather safety. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:54:03 EST Larceny from rental properties http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150243479/Larceny-from-rental-properties BOONVILLE — On Oct. 17, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office charged Michael Joseph Hardy, 36, of Boonville, on three felony counts of breaking and/or entering, three counts of felony larceny after breaking and/or entering, three felony... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:50:11 EST Candidate Forum: State Senate, District 31 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150246684/Candidate-Forum:-State-Senate-District-31 Democrat John Motsinger will take on incumbent Sen. Joyce Krawiec for the state Senate seat representing Yadkin and Forsyth counties in District 31. Both candidates were asked to answer a few brief questions as part of The Yadkin Ripple's... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:19:10 EST N.C. State Fair announces winners in annual wine competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-news_agricultural/150228534/N.C.-State-Fair-announces-winners-in-annual-wine-competition RALEIGH — Winners were recently chosen in the 2014 N.C. State Fair Wine Competition, and for the first time a muscadine wine earned top honors in the contest. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:42:13 EST Postal worker honored http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150233947/Postal-worker-honored A Yadkinville postal worker was recently honored with one of the most prestigious and rare awards in the industry. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:22:07 EST Candidate Forum: 5th Congressional District http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150246091/Candidate-Forum:-5th-Congressional-District Incumbent Congresswoman Virginia Foxx will face off against Democrat Josh Brannon in the race for 5th Congressional District. If re-elected, this will be Foxx's sixth term. Both candidates were asked to answer a few brief questions as part of... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:52:09 EST Immigrant rights activists address commissioners http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150248604/Immigrant-rights-activists-address-commissioners The commissioners' chambers were unusually full on Monday with a number of parents, children and others in attendance. Several area students lead the group in the pledge of allegiance while other students were recognized for their... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:50:05 EST Judicial candidates to visit Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news/150242799/Judicial-candidates-to-visit-Yadkinville A number of judicial candidates for North Carolina's highest courts will be visiting Yadkinville on Thursday at the Yadkin County Courthouse. This visit is part of a week-long tour of 18 municipalities across the state. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:12:04 EST Man dies while working on vehicle http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150248100/Man-dies-while-working-on-vehicle BOONVILLE — A 25-year-old man was killed last Wednesday when the vehicle he was working on apparently fell on him. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:46:08 EST November mid-term elections http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150247878/November-mid-term-elections OneStop early voting for the November mid-term elections begins on Thursday at the Yadkin County Board of Elections office, located in the Planning building at 213 E. Elm St. in Yadkinville. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:42:08 EST First same-sex couple weds http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150227948/First-same-sex-couple-weds JONESVILLE — First thing on a Monday day morning is not the most common time for a wedding, but for one Yadkin County couple that hardly mattered. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:16:07 EST Beautiful day greets Yadkin Valley Grape Festival http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150227793/Beautiful-day-greets-Yadkin-Valley-Grape-Festival With the leaves of fall looking as if hand-painted in various shades of jewel tones and dotted vividly against the sky, Yadkin Valley Grape Festival participants appeared to soak up all the event had to offer as they talked, laughed, danced, and... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:08:07 EST Popp lessons remain http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150161313/Popp-lessons-remain JONESVILLE — It is often said there is a time and a season for all things. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:38:09 EST NWTF holds youth day http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150136432/NWTF-holds-youth-day EAST BEND — It was a fun-filled day for area youth at the annual Jakes Day hosted by the Red Clay Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:35:08 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150161376/Community-Calendar Oct. 16• Halloween Dance hosted by the East Bend Senior Center at 6 p.m. with costume contest, prizes for the best costumes, refreshments and entertainment by the Stan Bobbitt Band. $5... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:25:07 EST