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School Board discusses the importance of art in classrooms and why it’s been absent in Stokes for the past 16 years

School Board discusses the importance of art in classrooms and why it’s been absent in Stokes for the past 16 years

Stokes County School Superintendent Dr. Brad Rice is expected to present the school system’s request for six elementary art positions at Monday ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Grow operation busted, 100 pounds of marijuana seized in Walnut Cove

Grow operation busted, 100 pounds of marijuana seized in Walnut Cove

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team served a search warrant at 1140 Augusta Hicks Rd. in Walnut Cove on Tuesday, Aug. 8. A mari...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Mayor Warren thanks Barnes for community work

Mayor Warren thanks Barnes for community work

On Tuesday, August 8, Mayor Jack Warren visited King of Spades Garden Club’s monthly meeting, where he recognized last remaining charter member ...

August 9th, 2017 |  


American Legion Installation of Officers

American Legion Installation of Officers

At the Installation of Officers of American Legion Post #290 in King, Clif Kilby was named Post Commander.2017-2018 Post Officers pictured from left t...

August 9th, 2017 |  


King City Council recognizes young citizens

King City Council recognizes young citizens

Levi Ashby and Phillip Sekander of Boy Scout Troop 409, sponsored by Carl Calloway American Legion Post #290 led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Augus...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Forsyth Technical Community College students receive scholarships from the National Science Foundation

Forsyth Technical Community College students receive scholarships from the National Science Foundation

When Forsyth Tech student Britney Rominger found out she received a scholarship from The National Science Foundation (NSF), she couldn’t believe...

August 9th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Wildcats come from behind against North Wilkes

Wildcats come from behind against North Wilkes

West Stokes volleyball opened their 2017 season with a 3-1 victory over North Wilkes on Tuesday evening in King. The Vikings began with a win in the f...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Sauras host jamboree

Sauras host jamboree

South Stokes hosted their annual football jamboree on Saturday in preparation for opening game day and welcomed North Stokes, Starmount, High Point Ch...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Roller-coaster ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray

Roller-coaster ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray

Races can change in an instant at Bowman Gray Stadium, and it may only take a few laps to bring a driver’s night crashing down or his morale soa...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Phillips to attend Brevard

Phillips to attend Brevard

South Stokes graduate Michal Phillips accepted a scholarship from Brevard College in theatre, but has been invited to walk-on to the football team by ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Huge turnout for SCC Volleyball Camp

Huge turnout for SCC Volleyball Camp

More than 80 young ladies from the area came to Dobson during the week of July 17 to take part in Surry Community College’s volleyball team̵...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Wildcats plan to lean on experience

Wildcats plan to lean on experience

West Stokes volleyball team is coming off one of the best seasons in their program’s history with a 17-9 overall record and a 6-4 third place fi...

August 9th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot

Francisco News

Well, we finally received some rain! It seemed all the areas around here had brief showers here and there, but not us. We’ve already gotten more...

August 8th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The last hurrah of summer’s Dog Days: There is still more than a week of Dog Days left as we move on into the month of August. The heat bears do...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Hello August! Fall is just around the corner. Do you ever wonder where the time goes? I still find myself writing “May” on my checks and i...

August 1st, 2017 |  


A very “Frank” discussion

A very “Frank” discussion

July was slouching along in its typical sweltering fashion a few Tuesday afternoons ago. It was one of those lazy summer days when I wished to be a ch...

August 1st, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Commercialization of the masses

Commercialization of the masses

I study historic Christian revivals, and it always amazes me how people would tarry in prayer meetings for hours—sometimes all night. One witnes...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Francisco News

Can you believe it? School will be starting soon. Patrick County started last week! Be sure to look for the “little ones” that are waiting...

August 15th, 2017 |  


King News

King News

The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 725 West Dalton Road, King on Monday, August 28 from 2 until 7 p.m. To ...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Sympathy is extended to the family of Minister Martin Brooks who passed away on July 31 with pneumonia. He was the 35 year old son of Jackie and Norri...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Francisco News

Well, we finally received some rain! It seemed all the areas around here had brief showers here and there, but not us. We’ve already gotten more...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Thanks to everyone who volunteered for Clean-Up Day at Sandy Ridge Community Center on Saturday, August 5. Jimmy Ellington and Junior Hall worked tire...

August 8th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |