King Rotary Club President Deanne Moore serves pancakes to a guest during Friday’s Pancake Supper which raised money for the Stokes Family YMCA. The King and Walnut Cove Rotary clubs presented checks to local food pantries Friday using the proceeds from the Feed Stokes 5k. Pictured are, from left, Walnut Cove Rotary Club President David Burroughs , East Stokes Outreach Ministries Executive Director Marchelle Brown, King Outreach Ministries Executive Director Mike Culler, and King Rotary Club President Deanne Moore. The clubs donated over $3,000 to help feed needy families in Stokes County.
The city of King has been identified as the 33rd safest city in the state of North Carolina according to new report released by safewise.com.The ranking is the result of a careful study of FBI crime statistics looking at both violent and personal property crime rates.
Local leaders got a chance last week to see the first rough recommendations developed by Destination by Design, the company hired to perform a visioning program to develop land use plans for Stokes County and its three major municipalities.“We have done a variety of design schematics and drawings,” said Eric Woolridge, of Destination by Design, at the quarterly League of Governments meeting on Thursday. Woolridge said the designs and recommendations were a result of inf...
Sauratown Summer Theatre is gearing up for an exciting second summer season in Stokes County. This year’s anticipated plays and musical will be Things My Mother Taught Me, a play for children entitled The Hero Squad vs. The Princess Snatchers, and the musical revue Broadway Through the Years Vol II.
Randy Fulk, like many Stokes County natives growing up on tobacco farms, loves the land he spent his childhood on and has spent his life trying to preserve the relaxed rolling hills of his youth.“My family has been here since the 1940s,” said Fulk. “Dad’s family was like a lot of folks in the county. All the brothers and sisters grew up and they never went anywhere. They all stayed at home and lived pretty close by. We call this area the Fulklands.”...
The Stokes Family YMCA is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, as part of Little Folks Festival on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walnut Cove Elementary School. The event is free and open to all members of the community and will include indoor and outdoor activities with local service providers, Wise Start activities, inflatables, Summer Camp registrations, corn hole, and more.
Despite wet weather the annual King Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the YMCA, drew a large crowd Saturday to King Central Park.
The annual CAP Easter egg hunt in Walnut Cove was a big success on Friday.For more pictures please see below.
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