Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:59:23 EST 1800 Youth attend Environmental Field Day http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150243400/Youth-attend-Environmental-Field-Day Nationally, there has been news and evidence of depleting natural resources, harm to the food chain and an ever changing environment. Because of these issues, Yadkin County 4-H and Yadkin Cooperative Extension hosted an Environmental Field Day for... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:45:06 EST Unifi collaborates on Marvel event http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150243184/Unifi-collaborates-on-Marvel-event GREENSBORO — Unifi, Inc., the makers of REPREVE and the creators of the #TurnItGreen initiative, collaborated with Feld Entertainment to help turn Marvel Universe LIVE! green at the Greensboro Coliseum Oct. 9-12. REPREVE helped Marvel Universe... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:12 EST Virginia tractor trailer accident causing backups on I-77 northbound in Surry County http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news/150289882/Virginia-tractor-trailer-accident-causing-backups-on-I-77-northbound-in-Surry-County PILOT MOUNTAIN — Motorists traveling on I-77 Northbound into Virginia are advised to seek alternate routes after a tractor trailer accident in Virginia closed a portion of the interstate Friday morning near the state line. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:20 EST Antiques bring the past to life http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150230820/Antiques-bring-the-past-to-life JONESVILLE — One local couple has taken their passion for antiques from hobby to business. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:39:10 EST Fighting breast cancer three days at a time http://yadkinripple.com/news/health-local_features-news/150085365/Fighting-breast-cancer-three-days-at-a-time There are numerous types of cancer-related fundraisers, but volunteers who participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day say it is an event like no other and one that is truly life-changing. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:51:09 EST Veterans Affairs program to provide veterans free flu shots http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150278111/Veterans-Affairs-program-to-provide-veterans-free-flu-shots The rural health program from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free flu shots and VA services at the Yadkin County Public Library, 223 E, Main St., Yadkinville, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. until 12:30... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:44:05 EST Two teens charged in larceny case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150277764/Two-teens-charged-in-larceny-case HAMPTONVILLE — On Oct. 22, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report of a breaking and entry with larceny at an outbuilding on Buck Shoals Road in Hamptonville. With a tip from a local resident, deputies were able to locate some... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:40:08 EST Mammograms, physicals, self-exams key to early detection http://yadkinripple.com/news/health-local_features-news/150125554/Mammograms-physicals-self-exams-key-to-early-detection Pink can be found everywhere throughout the year, but most especially during October, the month chosen to bring to the forefront breast cancer awareness. It is a time to remind women to do breast self-exams and have mammograms. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:34:13 EST Personal journey reveals emotion of diagnosis http://yadkinripple.com/news/health-local_features-news/150133682/Personal-journey-reveals-emotion-of-diagnosis The Tribune's front desk administrator, Phyllis Carter, recently said the hardest part in the first days of her breast cancer diagnosis was accepting that she had it. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:22:11 EST 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... 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