John Cowan, also known as the Voice of Newgrass, will be one of the headliners at this year's 40th Annual Stokes Stomp Festival On the Dan.
For Ward Triche retirement has provided a chance to give back to the community.
As students and parents crowded Lawsonville Elementary School for its annual open house last week they had a lot more than just the start of a new school year to be excited about.
Sauratown Community Theatre hopes to end the summer on a high note. Literally.
Students returned to school across the county on Monday
When school starts on Monday the Stokes County School Board will still not have a clear picture of what the budget for this year looks like, but they know it will not be pretty.
In the not to distant future you will have to dial 10 digits to make any phone call, even if you are just calling next door to see if you can borrow a cup of flour.
“I can sum it up in two words,” said South Stokes Coach Johnathan Frasher, “turnovers and penalties.”The Sauras were defeated 22-8 Friday night in their season opener against East Wilkes at home.
“It smell's good. It is bright. Everybody is happy.”
Throughout history societies have depended on a centralized system of law and order to provide stability and safety for the community and for well over 1,000 years the office of sheriff has been key to that mission.
Parents know that getting ready to go back to school is not a cheap proposition, but what some may not know is how much some local teachers spend out of their own pockets to get classrooms ready for returning students.
An allergic reaction to a bee sting or other allergen can, in some instances, result in sever swelling of airways and prevent a victim from breathing.
Despite the lush tobacco fields and long history of farming, parts of Stokes County are considered to be food deserts.
Linda Needham, Mary Romine, Ruth Robertson, Ava Cain and Dennis Crocker enjoyed lunch at Soppers in Pilot Mountain Tuesday.
The women on mission of Oak Ridge Baptist Church will meet Monday night Aug. 25 at the church.Rev. Woody Merritt was the speaker Sunday at Oak Ridge Baptist Church due to the absent of the pastor Mike Sands who is on vacation.
Happy birthday to the following: Shanna Davis, Jaylin Fulp, Aug. 16; Jenesis Broadnax, Aug. 17; Annie K. Watkins, Steven Hairston, Aug. 19; Arthur Welch Jr., Thressa Gray, Lyden Miller, Aug. 20; Jayshaun Johnson, Delaris Douglas, Ryon Chandler. Aug.
(MCT) Areas covered by the proposed rules: Geophysical surveys, drilling units, well spacing, permitting, financial assurance, well site construction, well construction, chemical disclosure, baseline water testing, water sourcing, waste disposal, site...
Senior Mario Fischer helped lead the Sauras to their first win of the season beating East Surry 2-0 on Tuesday night.
A fall vegetable gardening workshop will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Rural Hall Public Library. How to plan, prepare the soil, and what to plant will be discussed. Free seeds will be available. For information, call 336-703-2850.
With the heartbreaking events going on in Ferguson, Missouri, I've been thinking a lot about division. And I don't mean the mathematical operation. I mean the lack of unity that leads to strife, bitterness, even bloodshed...
This week's team winners are Bill Dalton, Howard White, Paul Hill, Dallas Cline, and Jerry Williams. Close to pin winners: #5 Grady Throckmorton, and #7 Harvey Young.
Don Holland New Commander
The South Stokes cheerleaders are planning to get fans on their feet at the Saura's first home football game of the season Friday night against East Wilkes.
Local teachers and education supporters gathered in front of the Stokes County Government center last week to protest the impact the recently passed state budget will have on local education. Janice Henderson-Hunsucker, who helped organize the event...
The South Stokes girls' tennis team came in second behind Surry Central in the conference last season but they have their eyes set on first place this year and with a lineup of returning starters Coach Darren Redding believes it's...
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