Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Wed, 6 May 2015 11:35:04 EST 1800 New hospital lease proposed http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153293763/New-hospital-lease-proposed The status of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital in Yadkinville was one of the primary topics of discussion during Monday's meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners. Several hospital employees were present and during the public... Wed, 6 May 2015 03:50:23 EST School board discusses budget http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153309041/School-board-discusses-budget The Yadkin County Board of Education met Monday morning to honor students and discuss the new budget proposal. Tue, 5 May 2015 17:15:22 EST Starmount Prom 2015 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153316647/Starmount-Prom-2015 Starmount students Nick Worley and Quin Gilliam are named Prom King and Queen. Tue, 5 May 2015 15:05:21 EST Veteran becomes inadvertent celebrity http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153306600/Veteran-becomes-inadvertent-celebrity Moving along U.S. 601 at 5 mph, Rodger Howell catches the attention of every motorist on the road. Sitting atop his specially designed wagon next to his dog Banjo and lead by two white horses, Howell is exactly where he wants to be. Tue, 5 May 2015 13:40:22 EST Relay Hero: Paula Casstevens http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153179907/Relay-Hero:-Paula-Casstevens So many people's lives are touched by cancer and as they watch loved ones battle the disease there is a feeling of helplessness. Many turn those feelings of helplessness into action by volunteering with cancer related groups. Such is the case... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 03:55:22 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153182627/Church-and-Community-Calendar May 1• Yadkin County Farm Bureau, Member Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free food and live bluegrass. Jonesville Farm Bureau Office, 105 Winston Road, Jonesville. Parking available... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:30:22 EST Arts council to host summer drama camp http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153178410/Arts-council-to-host-summer-drama-camp Area youth with an interest in theater will have a unique opportunity this summer as the Yadkin Arts Council will host a special drama camp for children ages 8 to 13. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:05:21 EST New library consortium provides more resources http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153180784/New-library-consortium-provides-more-resources Patrons of the Yadkin County Library and other members library of the Northwestern Regional Library system will now have access to even more resources by way of the NC Cardinal consortium. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:25:22 EST Plans for proposed ABC location under way http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153191624/Plans-for-proposed-ABC-location-under-way Based on a recent placement study, the ABC Board is moving forward with possible options for future development. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:21 EST Cocaine seized in drug bust http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153157854/Cocaine-seized-in-drug-bust HAMPTONVILLE — On April 24, officers with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office, Yadkinville Police Department and N.C. State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation into the sale and distribution of cocaine. The investigation led... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:50:22 EST Local church remembers famous drive-in burgers http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153176993/Local-church-remembers-famous-drive-in-burgers EAST BEND — Drizzling rain and chilly temperatures on Saturday didn't keep community members from gathering at East Bend Methodist Church to enjoy a cookout. The church has hosted the cookout for several years now as a fellowship and... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:10:21 EST Jail-a-thon raises funds for Relay for Life http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153151114/Jail-a-thon-raises-funds-for-Relay-for-Life Several notable citizens, including two local law enforcement agents, were locked up last week, but all for a very good cause. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:30:22 EST Yadkin Early College Prom 2015 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/153181427/Yadkin-Early-College-Prom-2015 Yadkin Early College students dance the night away at their prom.“Here's to you!” Yadkin Early College Students create special memories together at their prom. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 01:40:23 EST Man faces child abuse charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153185586/Man-faces-child-abuse-charges JONESVILLE —A Jonesville man has been charged in connection with a child and animal abuse case, following injuries to an infant. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:45:22 EST YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153175873/YMCA-holds-Healthy-Kids-Day Despite rain and cool temperatures on Saturday, a number of youth participated in a fishing day and other activities as part of the Yadkin Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:45:22 EST 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