Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 02:18:26 EST 1800 Williard to attend Averett University http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153715286/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:33 EST Williard to attend Averett University http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hsfootball/153714584/Williard-to-attend-Averett-University Forbush senior Brady Williard signed with Averett University Tuesday morning. While his last football season with the team did not end as he hoped, it didn't stop him from pushing himself to get to a higher level. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:45:24 EST County hopes to retain hospital license http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153727720/County-hopes-to-retain-hospital-license It was a packed house at an emergency meeting of the Yadkin County commissioners held Tuesday in the wake of the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The county has been at odds with hospital management company HMC for several... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:45:24 EST One airlifted from wreck scene http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153728538/One-airlifted-from-wreck-scene Crews clean up the scene of a wreck on U.S. 421 northbound Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. At least one patient was airlifted to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by AirCare from the landing zone on U.S. 421 North at U.S. 601 interchange. More information... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:30:21 EST Early College student to serve as page http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/153587952/Early-College-student-to-serve-as-page Early College student Kerry Aguilera is serving as a page in Raleigh this week for members of the House. Pages for the week work together as a team to serve all 120 members of the House and the staff. North Carolina House Pages attend and work the... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:45:21 EST Fallen heroes remembered http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153698504/Fallen-heroes-remembered American soldiers who lost their lives fighting for their nation were honored in a solemn ceremony on Memorial Day at the veterans garden of the Yadkin County Park in Yadkinville. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:23 EST Staff speak out at prayer service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153698507/Staff-speak-out-at-prayer-service A prayer vigil took place on the campus of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Tuesday morning, where employees and community members gathered to show support for the hospital following its unexpected closing on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:27 EST Commissioners to hold emergency meeting at 2 p.m. http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153713758/Commissioners-to-hold-emergency-meeting-at-2-p.m. The Yadkin County commissioners have called an emergency meeting in regard to the unexpected closing of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital in Yadkinville. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. today in Commissioners' Meeting Room in the Yadkin... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:30 EST Vietnam Vet speaks at Memorial Day service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153691899/Vietnam-Vet-speaks-at-Memorial-Day-service JONESVILLE — For some, Memorial Day weekend is just the kick-off to summer, the chance for a long weekend beach trip, a cookout or a sale at the local department store. The true meaning of the holiday, which began in 1868 as Decoration Day, has... Mon, 25 May 2015 04:15:25 EST Forbush’s Anna Harris signs With Gardner-Webb http://yadkinripple.com/news/collegesports-hstrackfield/153671139/Forbushs-Anna-Harris-signs-With-Gardner-Webb Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try, and for Forbush senior Anna Harris, she has tried many things over her high school career. Her accomplishments led to her recently signing with Gardner-Webb University. Mon, 25 May 2015 03:55:25 EST Raid recalled at Memorial Day service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153715905/Raid-recalled-at-Memorial-Day-service Saturday was sunny and pleasant in historic Rockford — a stark contrast to what was occurring in Surry County 150 years ago this spring when Northern troops paid an unwelcome visit. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:30:21 EST County releases statement on hospital closure http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153692861/County-releases-statement-on-hospital-closure YADKINVILLE — Following the unexpected closure of the Yadkin Valley Community Hospital on Friday, involved parties have engaged in press release battle, both attempting to point the finger of blame at one another. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:55:23 EST First cruise-in of the summer http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153684325/First-cruise-in-of-the-summer A classic Camaro that once served as a pace car at Indianapolis graces the streets of Elkin during the first cruise-in of the summer Saturday. Sun, 24 May 2015 16:20:26 EST Splashing into summer http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/153683892/Splashing-into-summer Though the official start of summer is not until June 21, for many the Memorial Day holiday weekend serves as the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. Area pools opened this weekend and kids and adults alike took the opportunity to jump right in... Sun, 24 May 2015 03:30:25 EST Falcons continue to soar; compete in final four http://yadkinripple.com/news/hssoccer/153688332/Falcons-continue-to-soar;-compete-in-final-four Forbush girl's soccer was relentless in its offensive attack Friday night, and four goals later, the team advanced to the 2A Final Four with a win over Parkwood. Tue, 26 May 2015 10:25:24 EST Yadkin County hospital closes http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153680626/Yadkin-County-hospital-closes The Yadkin Valley Community Hospital closed Friday night despite legal efforts on behalf of Yadkin County officials to keep the medical facility open. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:30:27 EST Forbush comes back; advances to final four http://yadkinripple.com/news/hssoftball/153675958/Forbush-comes-back;-advances-to-final-four EAST BEND — Forbush softball had a flair for the dramatic Friday night, winning in thrilling walk-off fashion against West Lincoln to advance to the Final Four. Fri, 22 May 2015 23:10:31 EST Elkin powers to final four http://yadkinripple.com/news/hsbaseball/153674699/Elkin-powers-to-final-four In front of one of the largest crowds Elkin High School has ever seen, the Buckin' Elks defeated the East Wilkes Cardinals 7-2 Friday night. Less than five miles apart from each other, the two teams faced each other with a spot in the 1A... Fri, 22 May 2015 23:10:27 EST First Reevestock scholarships awarded http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/153612569/First-Reevestock-scholarships-awarded The first Reevestock Creative Leadership Scholarship winners have been chosen by a committee comprised of Foothills Arts Council board members and Reevestock Music Festival organizers. The scholarship, initiated by Reevestock organizer Sam Tayloe,... Fri, 22 May 2015 02:55:21 EST Forbush track & field has record-breaking season http://yadkinripple.com/news/hstrackfield/153616762/Forbush-track--field-has-record-breaking-season GREENSBORO — Forbush continued to break records at the 2A Track & Field Championships last Friday, and despite not winning the WPAC, there are plenty of things for the Falcons to be proud of. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:25:22 EST