Dr. Wallace W. Weatherly may not be from Stokes County, but over the past year he has grown to love serving the residents of rural North Carolina and southern Virginia.
Lawsonville Elmentary will get to use $82,365 in left over construction funds to do final improvements at the school including the installation of an electronic school sign and the construction of a new picnic shelter.
A county morgue is one step closer to reality following an update from EMS Director Greg Collins Monday night.
Retired school personnel had a chance last week to hear from all six candidate vying for a seat on the school board in the November election.
Bring a friend or a group to help clean up the roadsides, streams and open spaces in Stokes County. This is a great community service project for schools, scouts and community organizations. Improve and protect the waters and environment. Big Sweep...
Stokes County Health Department will be promoting rabies prevention awareness and education by celebrating World Rabies Day on Sept. 28. Rabies is 100 percent preventable, and it is estimated that 55,000 people die worldwide from rabies each year.
Yadkin Valley Railroad is completing repair and recovery after a three car derailment near Anderson Rd. in Rural Hall. The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 24 as workers added another car to a line of tankers. Peter Clausen, railroad...
Workforce development partners from Forsyth and Stokes County are looking for businesses to visit as part of the “1,000 in 100” initiative, a statewide effort to match the needs of local companies with skilled employees.
Sara “Katie” Lemons has been appointed by Speaker Thom Tillis to serve on the Academic Review Commission in accordance with S.L. 2014-78.
North Stokes cross country traveled to Charlotte Saturday and raced at McAlpine Park in the Hare and Hounds Invitational and competed against 55 teams from NC, SC, and Georgia.
South Stokes defeated the Wildcats in a Western Piedmont 2A conference girls' tennis match on Sept. 17.
The Nelson family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Sandy Ridge Community building on Highway 704 in Sandy Ridge. Lunch will be served at 12:30, all family member and friends are...
Happy birthday to the following: Eugene Hairston, Sept. 22; Doray Gibson, Curt Brown, Sept. 23; Debra Hairston, Sept. 25; Trina Adams, Sept. 26; Cedric Gray, Rashrad Gray, Sept. 27; Wanda Hairston, Rev. Willie Covington, Calvin Penn, Arthur Winford...
Surry Central took first place in Wednesday's Western Piedmont Conference golf tournament at Cross Creek Country Club.The Lady Eagles shot 157 (the total of the top three scores) to beat out South Stokes and Forbush.
The road has been good to South Stokes. For the third time this season they traveled and brought home a win, this time beating Bishop McGuinness 28-24.
The Stokes Family YMCA held the 15th Annual King of the Hill 5K on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event had 138 registered participants with growth thanks to the new 10K distance added this year.The overall winners were:
Crews are putting the final touches on the Walnut Cove sidewalk project this week and next.
The Teacher and Principal of the Year Banquet was held last week at Poplar Springs Elementary School. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Nora Davis, Chestnut Grove Middle and Stokes County Teacher of the Year; James Ford, NC Teacher of the...
Steven Alex Owens, a junior at South Stokes High School, has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. The society recognizes students who have demonstrated leadership, scholarship and a commitment to their...
I cut my teeth on Motown—a child of that era when rhythm and blues musical legends were created. For that soul sister that lives inside of me, music has never again achieved the plateau that Berry Gordy Jr. helped it climb to.
Carol Byrd Sams was honored on her 80th birthday with a birthday party at Camp YMCA dining hall on Sunday afternoon. Numerous family and friends came to help her celebrate. Happy birthday Carol and we wish you many more.
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County commissioners are considering increasing the cost for water tests by up to 1,900 percent to match similar increases in fees from the state laboratory.
A collection of state and local leaders are working on plans for how to best incorporate the Vade Mecum and Moore's Springs properties into Hanging Rock State Park.
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