NEWS


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Principal of the Year

Principal of the Year

North Stokes Principal Nathan Rasey has been named Stokes County Principal of the Year, a recognition voted upon by administrators in the district. Th...

July 25th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Wanted in Stokes

Wanted in Stokes

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:Brandon Dennie Gray, 31, a white male with...

July 24th, 2017 |  


November municipal contests set

A flurry of last minute filings by incumbent candidates has filled out the ballot for the November municipal elections.In King, incumbent council memb...

July 24th, 2017 updated: July 24th, 2017. |  


Incident and Arrest Reports

Incident and Arrest Reports

Diedrick Rayvon Searcy of 1051 Vaughn Rd., Walnut Cove was charged with driving to the left of center, possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Man tries to flee, arrested on drug charges

Man tries to flee, arrested on drug charges

Robert Ray Stewart of 1045 Parkview Dr. in King was arrested around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday evening after running on foot to elude capture.Stokes County&#...

July 21st, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


Farrar and Kirkland to exhibit in Apple Gallery

Farrar and Kirkland to exhibit in Apple Gallery

The Stokes County Arts Council will host local artists Tony Farrar and David Kirkland in the Apple Gallery July 26 through August 22. An opening recep...

July 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Riverview Results
Lucia completes successful season at Gardner-Webb

Lucia completes successful season at Gardner-Webb

North Stokes 2016 graduate Ross Lucia just completed his freshman year of college at Gardner-Webb University and claimed success by playing on the tra...

July 25th, 2017 updated: July 25th, 2017. |  


Wildcats hold annual football camp

Wildcats hold annual football camp

West Stokes football program hosted the 14th Annual Wildcat Football camp Monday evening and more than 50 kids from elementary to middle school ages c...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

It was a two-way tie for the win at Stonewall Golf in the weekly, Thursday, Captain’s Choice 18 hole tournament held July 20. Pictured separatel...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Jason Myers holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FOX8 WGHP 100.With the s...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry volleyball named NJCAA All-Academic team

Surry volleyball named NJCAA All-Academic team

The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced the top academic programs for the 2016-2017 school year and Surry Community CollegeR...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Hairston plays in East / West game

Hairston plays in East / West game

Recent West Stokes graduate Devan Hairston played in the NCCA East/West All-Star football game on Wednesday night alongside coach Jimmy Upchurch, Wild...

July 21st, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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Not for cell
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The Garden Plot
Not for cell

Not for cell

It was nearly a decade ago when the Black Eyed Peas put out their hit song “Boom Boom Pow.” I never quite figured out what that song was a...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Is it hot enough for you? I know it’s July and I know it’s supposed to be hot but I also know that as I get older, I really hate to sweat....

July 11th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The big guns of summer are lifeblood of the garden: The green leaves on the mighty oaks turn upward on a hot summer afternoon as they anticipate relie...

July 10th, 2017 |  


I’m a believer

I’m a believer

As I was walking through Lions Park in Walnut Cove on July 3, I noticed what seemed to be more youth than ever there for the music and fireworks show....

July 4th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The Dog Days are now with us for the next month: This is the very first week of July and the fireworks in the form of Dog Days will be with us for the...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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King News
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Thank you

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Nancy Reynolds News

Francisco news

We are thankful for the rain received last week. I think we had about six tenths and right now, every drop is needed. It’s supposed to be somewh...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

This Saturday, July 29, is the fundraiser for Steve Chaney who has bone marrow cancer and pre-leukemia. Beginning at 11 am, come out and enjoy music b...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

Sit down. We need to talk. There is something funky with home cooked dishes that is causing a problem.The problem? No seasoning.Have you ever seen the...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Taxes, Rights, Solutions

Dear Editor, we just finished celebrating America’s Declaration of Independence, which materialized mainly from unjust taxes, knowing–the ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Pat Faries enjoyed a dinner at Red Lobster for her birthday with Sue, Judy and Ed Lupo Wednesday evening.Swanson Joyce had knee surgery last Thursday....

July 18th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

It’s still mighty warm this week. Lots of our neighbors have had some rainfall as of late, here, not so much. It will be nice when we do get it....

July 18th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA