Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:01:34 EST 1800 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 Church starts blue light campaign to show support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151396937/Church-starts-blue-light-campaign-to-show-support A local church is doing what it can to show support to members of the law enforcement community. By handing out blue light bulbs and electric candles, members of Baltimore United Methodist Church are hoping to shine a positive light on the work that... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:55:21 EST Community shares input on park http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151374314/Community-shares-input-on-park On Thursday, a community meeting was held in order to discuss the second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park which the county is seeking a grant to help fund. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:35:21 EST Park’s second phase sparks community support http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151419148/Parks-second-phase-sparks-community-support The second phase of the Yadkin Memorial Park was once again the primary topic of discussion at Tuesday night's meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners. As part of a grant application process, a community meeting was held about the... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:45:22 EST Man charged in second larceny case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151304450/Man-charged-in-second-larceny-case YADKINVILLE — On Monday, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested John Christopher Davis, 27, of Hamptonville and charged him with one count of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny after breaking and entering and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:00:21 EST UNCP announces academic honors for fall semester 2014 http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151381448/UNCP-announces-academic-honors-for-fall-semester-2014 PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke announced chancellors and honors lists for the fall semester 2014. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:40:23 EST Bluegrass band records first album http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/151398018/Bluegrass-band-records-first-album By Kitsey E. Burnskburns@civitasmedia.com Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:40:24 EST Ralph James Martin named CEO of Civitas Media http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151404194/Ralph-James-Martin-named-CEO-of-Civitas-Media DAVIDSON — Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states, including The Pilot, The Elkin Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple, announced today the appointment of Ralph James Martin as chief executive officer. Martin was... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:25 EST Krawiec sworn in as senator for 31st district http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151380325/Krawiec-sworn-in-as-senator-for-31st-district RALEIGH — Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth) was sworn in last Wednesday for her first full two-year term representing the 31st District in the North Carolina Senate. The oath of office was administered by North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:15:22 EST Annual Windsor reunion brings family together http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/151379250/Annual-Windsor-reunion-brings-family-together The annual Windsor reunion was held Sept. 14, 2014. The event was held at the Historic Old School House built in 1916, which is now used as the community building at Windsor's Cross Roads in Yadkin County. The Windsor Cross Roads Ruritan Club... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:45:21 EST Woman charged with larceny http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/151343223/Woman-charged-with-larceny YADKINVILLE — Jessica Erin Briggs, 26, of Winston-Salem, was arrested on Jan. 13 by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with one count felony larceny. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:20:22 EST Area students recognized at ECU http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151199518/Area-students-recognized-at-ECU GREENVILLE — Several area students were recognized for their academic achievements recently by East Carolina University. Each semester the university names students with a 4.0 grade-point average to its chancellor's list and students with... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:35:22 EST East Bend student on chancellor’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151199459/East-Bend-student-on-chancellors-list ASHEVILLE — Gloria Maria Gagin of East Bend has been named to UNC Asheville's fall 2014 chancellor's list/dean's list. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:35:21 EST Yadtel Facebook contest a big success http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151142681/Yadtel-Facebook-contest-a-big-success Yadtel Telecom donates money and gifts throughout the year, but this recent Christmas season the company found a creative way to help those in need. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:50:21 EST Community band to perform next month http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/151294826/Community-band-to-perform-next-month This will mark the fourth season of the Yadkin Valley Community Band and organizers are hoping to get the word out about this unique musical experience. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:45:24 EST Walker named to Harding dean’s list http://yadkinripple.com/news/news_education/151142658/Walker-named-to-Harding-deans-list SEARCY, Ark. — Yadkinville resident Amber Walker, a senior social work major at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 university students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the fall 2014 semester. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:50:21 EST