King Elementary Honor Roll

4th GradeMs. Trinica Carpenter - All A’s: Ethan Blackburn, Caleb Craven, Alexis Culler, Reese Hall, Eden Smith, Laila Sostaita, Zane VasseyA/B: ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Scholarship opportunity

Are you pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or business- related field of study?The Herter-O’Neal Scholarship is awarde...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Pre-Kindergarten registration date set for March 6

Pre-Kindergarten registration date set for March 6

Stokes Partnership for Children announces registration and screenings for the Stokes County NC Pre-K Program will be held on March 6, 2018 for childre...

February 15th, 2018 |  


School board votes to adopt academic fee at SECHS

The Stokes Board of Education voted unanimously to require all current and incoming students pay a yearly $50 academic fee at Stokes Early College Hig...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Cross and Flame Award

Cross and Flame Award

On Sunday, February 11, Scouting Volunteers Van Boles, Sharon Boles, and Mark Dearmin, were recognized with the United Methodist Church’s Cross ...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Walnut Tree annexed into the Town of Walnut Cove

Walnut Tree annexed into the Town of Walnut Cove

Following a decades long struggle for inclusion that included several petitions and a lawsuit alleging race discrimination, the Walnut Tree community ...

February 14th, 2018 |  


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February 13th, 2018 |  


Stokes Early College scholarship earnings reach $4 million

Stokes Early College scholarship earnings reach $4 million

The Class of 2018 at Stokes Early College High School have earned more than $4 million in college scholarship offers to date, already surpassing last ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


The Rotary Club of King honors Madeline Newsome

The Rotary Club of King honors Madeline Newsome

The Rotary Club of King honored Madeline Newsome by presenting her with the club’s “Good Citizen of the Quarter” award on February 9...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Students attend Youth and Government Conference

Students attend Youth and Government Conference

Students from Stokes County joined more than 1,000 NC high school students in attending the 26th annual YMCA NC Youth and Government Conference Februa...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Incidents in Stokes

Incidents in Stokes

IncidentsSimple assault was reported at 5500 NC 66 Hwy S in King on Jan. 24.Larceny of cartons of mixed cigarettes was reported at 10778 Hwy 704 E Mad...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Wanted in Stokes

Wanted in Stokes

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:David Delano Sheppard, 28-years-old, black...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 11th, 2018. |  


King PD makes drug arrest early Saturday morning

King PD makes drug arrest early Saturday morning

King Police Department’s Community Action Team executed a search warrant at 6:51 a.m. on Saturday morning at 813 Kingsway Drive in King. Officer...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Poplar Springs Elementary Honor Roll

3rd Grade A Honor Roll: Christopher Bennett, Joseph Cox, Emma Rose, Crews Hernandez, Aidan Dodson, Bethany Fie, Matthew Forester, Emma Fulp, Aniah Gar...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Christy Jerrett to be featured in the Apple Gallery

Christy Jerrett to be featured in the Apple Gallery

The Stokes County Arts Council welcomes Christy Jerrett to the Apple Gallery at 500 N. Main Street in Danbury. This exhibit, featuring works in oils, ...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Stokes County Arts Council to Celebrate Scholars

For the past 43 years, supporting continuing arts education through student scholarships has been a primary focus of the Stokes County Arts Council. O...

February 10th, 2018 |  


King doctor says ‘widow-maker’ heart attack hits women, too

King doctor says ‘widow-maker’ heart attack hits women, too

All heart attacks can cause serious havoc, but some can be more deadly than others.Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack. ...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Beware of scam

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a scam where someone calls stating they are from Duke Energy. The person demands the custo...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Mount Olive Elementary second quarter Honor Roll

3rd Grade: Ella Grace Allen, Nathaniel Anderson, Ethan Bennett, Cody Binck, Elijah Bolejack, Mackenzie Boyles, Josh Clayton, Adam Cook, Emory Culler, ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Sandy Ridge announces second quarter Honor Roll

3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll: Owen Brim, Alex Brown, Noah Carter, Tristan Dodson, Cayden Fryar, Emma James, Ryan Smith and Joshua Roberts.4th Grade A/B Ho...

February 8th, 2018 |  


King man charged with trafficking opium

King man charged with trafficking opium

King Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to Bestway Inn to serve an outstanding warrant on Tony Edward Ziglar of 109 Vesta Street Stre...

February 8th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Arrests in Stokes

Arrests in Stokes

ArrestsAndrew Nathan Wood, of 1110 Capella Road in King was charged with communicating threats on Jan. 31.Joshua Matthew Haynest, of 1610 Old Hollow R...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Candidate filing begins Feb. 12

Filing for the 2018 elections will open Monday at noon, and close Feb. 28 at noon.Filing will be open for the following:Stokes County Commissioners, t...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Skate park reopens for now

Skate park reopens for now

Bobbie Jo Sawyers spends most afternoons watching her daughter Abigail at the skateboard park inside Recreation Acres in King. She said some people ma...

February 7th, 2018 |  


How to best navigate flu and cold season

How to best navigate flu and cold season

Flu and cold season is upon us and it’s important to do all you can to avoid those pesky germs that can make us ill. By practicing a few simple ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


NWRL Transformation Photography contest

The Northwestern Regional Library is pleased to announce our upcoming annual traveling photography contest to be held on April 10, 2018 at the Charles...

February 7th, 2018 |  


School Board recognizes stellar teachers

School Board recognizes stellar teachers

Stokes County School Board recently recognized teachers who received EVAAS Growth (Education Value-Added Assessment System) for the 2016-17 school yea...

February 7th, 2018 |  


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February 6th, 2018 |  


Stokes Arts Council receives $100,000 grant

Stokes Arts Council receives $100,000 grant

The Stokes County Arts Council was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant in the Arts and will use the one time, $100,000...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Drug arrests made in King

Drug arrests made in King

King Police Department’s Community Action Team executed a search warrant at 221 South Vandala Court on Tuesday morning around 5:45 a.m. Officers...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Wood recognized for 75 years of Scouting service

Wood recognized for 75 years of Scouting service

Longtime Stokes County Scoutmaster Lewis H. Wood of Danbury was recognized for 75 years of continuous scouting service on Saturday, February 3 in a ce...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Fire in Lawsonville requires crews from 22 departments

Fire in Lawsonville requires crews from 22 departments

A massive fire in Stokes County on Saturday afternoon drew in 22 departments and an estimated 125 personnel, according to EMS Director Brian Booe.Crew...

February 4th, 2018 updated: February 4th, 2018. |  


Cody Lawrence

Cody Lawrence

Josh and Laura Nowak announce the birth of their son Cody Lawrence on September 18, 2017 at Wake Med Cary. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long....

February 3rd, 2018 |  


“The Valentine Box” to open Dessert Theatre Series

The Stokes County Arts Council is set to kick off the 2018 Winter Dessert Theatre Series with “The Valentine Box” at The Arts Place of Sto...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Ruritans collecting clothing for local children

Chestnut Grove Ruritan Club is scouting the community for gently used or new children and teen clothing, to help outfit the children of Stokes County....

February 1st, 2018 |  


The perfect snack for the big game

The perfect snack for the big game

For someone trying to lose weight, an invitation to the neighborhood Super Bowl party this weekend could be intimidating, said Pinnacle’s Gina G...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Melanie Lankford

Melanie Lankford

Melanie Alexis Lankford from King graduated with honors from Appalachian State University in Boone on December 16, 2017. She received a Bachelor’...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Arrests in Stokes

Arrests in Stokes

ArrestsMichael Leon Hopkins of 208 Trinity Lane in King was charged with obtaining property through false pretense on Jan. 16.Jason Ray Kinzer of 108 ...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Stokes Schools win digital and media engagement awards

Stokes Schools win digital and media engagement awards

School public relations professionals across the state were honored on Friday, January 26 for the products of their craft during the North Carolina Sc...

January 31st, 2018 |  


School board seeks community input

School board seeks community input

Have an opinion about the schools in Stokes County? You’re invited to share it when the school board hosts a town hall meeting on Feb. 12 at Nor...

January 31st, 2018 |  


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January 30th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s Office seizes firearms and drugs

Sheriff’s Office seizes firearms and drugs

The Special Investigations Division of the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office began the second roundup of Operation Winter Freeze on Jan. 22. During...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Governor names new judge for Surry and Stokes counties

Governor Roy Cooper recently announced a new judicial appointment for courts serving Surry and Stokes counties.“These appointees will bring stro...

January 28th, 2018 |  


Two men charged in robbery

Two men charged in robbery

Two Surry County men are facing charges following an armed robbery at an Elkin business early Friday morning.Elkin Police Department reported that at ...

January 27th, 2018 |  


Hall tapped to chair Agriculture Commission

Hall tapped to chair Agriculture Commission

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) has appointed Representative Kyle Hall (R-Stokes) Chairman of the Agriculture and Forestry Awaren...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Snow comes and goes

Snow comes and goes

Cory Galli and his niece and nephew Anna and Frankie Sochor enjoy an afternoon of sledding. Local weather forecasters predicted a possible dusting las...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Bullins retires after 32 years

Bullins retires after 32 years

Darlene Bullins, Stokes County Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, recently retired after 32 years of service. Bullins began as a social services adm...

January 24th, 2018 |  


How a mom with type 1 diabetes got her life back

How a mom with type 1 diabetes got her life back

Eight years ago, 31-year-old King resident Kelly Sellers was six weeks into adjusting to recently prescribed pain medication and she found herself str...

January 24th, 2018 |  


City of King Water Treatment Facility receives national recognition

City of King Water Treatment Facility receives national recognition

The City of King Water Treatment Facility is a three million gallon per day conventional water treatment plant that provides clean drinking water to a...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Arrests in Stokes

Arrests in Stokes

ArrestsCody Lee Lewis of 7109 Apt. T Brandermere Lane in Winston-Salem was charged with harassing phone calls on Dec. 26.Jimmy Lynn Snapp pf 118 Wall ...

January 23rd, 2018 updated: January 24th, 2018. |