Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:16:32 EST 1800 Area youth compete in district 4-H competition http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3570215/Area-youth-compete-in-district-4-H-competition ELKIN — The North Central District 4-H Activity Day was held Saturday at Elkin High School. There were 180 youth participating in the day, some competing in a talent show and others presenting in categories ranging from food and nutrition to... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Motorcyclist charged with reckless driving http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3563241/Motorcyclist-charged-with-reckless-driving YADKINVILLE —A Yadkinville teen faces charges after allegedly driving recklessly.Caleb Haydn Whitman, 19, of Yadkinville, was arrested on April 4 on several charges relating to reckless driving. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Two men arrested for multiple firearm larcenies http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter-community_news-news/3577093/Two-men-arrested-for-multiple-firearm-larcenies YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff's Office reported that on June 14, a report was made from Parker Road, East Bend, that a residence had been broken into and several guns had been taken. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with breaking and entering http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3576894/Man-charged-with-breaking-and-entering YADKINVILLE — On April 14, deputies with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested Tracy Lee Cline, 47, Hamptonville, and charged him with one count felony breaking and entering. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Students have ‘time of their lives’ at Forbush Prom http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3570858/Students-have-time-of-their-lives-at-Forbush-Prom Forbush students are having the “time of their lives” at their prom held Saturday at the Village Inn in Clemmons. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Elkin recruits for Adopt-A-Street http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-localnews1-news/3259441/Elkin-recruits-for-Adopt-A-Street Town officials are seeking volunteers for a litter program that will help toward beautification of streets owned by the town. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Students battle over books http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/3259563/Students-battle-over-books Students from Elkin Elementary School recently participated in a district Elementary Battle of the Books program held by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA). Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers raising funds for free agility camp http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3259946/Volunteers-raising-funds-for-free-agility-camp Organizers for a local charity are launching a fundraiser they say is needed to help purchase sports equipment to run a free agility camp.Registration for the agility camp is open to all children and adults. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Prescribed burn in Yadkin County http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3261264/Prescribed-burn-in-Yadkin-County NC State Park staff will be conducting a prescribed burn of 70 acres along the Yadkin River within Pilot Mountain State Park on Friday if weather conditions permit. The burn will be conducted between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The trails on the islands and in... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners award contract for 5D park http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3231167/Commissioners-award-contract-for-5D-park YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County commissioners unanimously approved a construction bid for the 5D park which will be built on Crystal Lane in Yadkinville. Three companies bid on the project and Yadkinville-based Wishon and Carter... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Yadkin FD receives smoke detector grant http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3230956/West-Yadkin-FD-receives-smoke-detector-grant HAMPTONVILLE — The West Yadkin Fire Department recently was awarded a grant from the Office of the State Fire Marshall. Lt. Brandon Renegar said the grant provided smoke alarms and other fire prevention materials that will be distributed... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ripple launches new website http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3250032/Ripple-launches-new-website YADKINVILLE — Residents in the Yadkin County area will have a chance to select a local charity that will receive $7,500 in free advertising through a program sponsored by Civitas Media LLC, owners of The Yadkin Ripple. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Five in running for Yadkin School Board http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3231181/Five-in-running-for-Yadkin-School-Board Candidates for the Yadkin County School Board will be on the ballot this spring and those elected will take office on June 30. There are three seats open on the school board, which is are non-partisan offices. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Three Republicans running for state Senate seat http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/3231177/Three-Republicans-running-for-state-Senate-seat Three candidates will be running for the North Carolina State Senate seat representing District 31 in next month's primary election. All three candidates will be on the Republican ballot. No Democrats filed for election for the open state Senate... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Two Republicans in primary race for N.C. House http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3231676/Two-Republicans-in-primary-race-for-N.C.-House Two candidates will be on the Republican primary ballot next month for the open seat in the state House of Representatives for District 73, which includes Yadkin, Wilkes and Alexander counties. Incumbent Rep. Mark Hollo announced earlier this year... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Yadkinville loses prominent citizen http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/3249192/Yadkinville-loses-prominent-citizen YADKINVILLE — The Yadkinville community lost one of its active citizens and volunteers last week. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Library news http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3249940/Library-news Do you have a new tablet or eReader? NWRL offers free eBooks for library patrons for checkout through our website. Just log onto www.nwrl.org and click on the eBooks icon in the top corner of the page. Need help with getting started? Stop by your... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Church calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3249807/Church-calendar April 10• 7 p.m., the Mars Hill University Chamber Singers will be performing at Sandy Springs Baptist Church on April 10 at 7 p.m. This is a free event. They are... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Arts calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3249901/Arts-calendar ExhibitsMarch 7-April 19Nature In OilsGrant Hacking Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Healthcare Decisions Day set for April 16 http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-news/3235896/National-Healthcare-Decisions-Day-set-for-April-16 When one's healthcare wishes are known, those wishes can be honored. It is a fairly easy process, yet it may not seem important to someone now. The truth is, however, that having these important conversations today can help avoid a medical and... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST