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Easter comes to King

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Despite wet weather the annual King Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the YMCA, drew a large crowd Saturday to King Central Park.

 

CAP Easter celebration brings lots of smiles, fellowship

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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Books, and friendship, on wheels

Looking for a good book to read?If you give Ronda Wilkins at the Danbury Public Library a call she will bring a van-full of choices right to your front door.Wilkins has been transporting books to every corner of Stokes County for the past 20 years through the Danbury library’s bookmobile program.“We have had a bookmobile dating back for 50 to 60 years,” said Wilkins. “We are very lucky. We are one of the few bookmobiles in the whole sta...

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Donkey basketball draws crowd

The Danbury Volunteer Fire Department donkey basketball game was a huge success. Please see more photos below.

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Two missing on Belews Lake

Area search and rescue teams resumed their search Friday morning for two men who were reported missing on Belews Lake late Thursday, according to Stokes County MES Director Greg Collins.“Yesterday at 5:30 a.m. two men came to the lake to go fishing and yesterday afternoon someone found some personal items of theirs located on a floating dock that indicated they may have been in distress,” said Collins. “We have been unable to locate them at this time.”...

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Cabin project moving forward

Members of the Stokes County Economic Development Commission (EDC) had a chance Wednesday to get their first look at the designs for the proposed cabin project which aims to increase lodging throughout the county.And, for the most part, they liked what they saw.The project, a collaboration between the EDC and the N.C. State School of Design, is intended to help interested landowners create a cabin rental revenue stream by providing the landowners unique designs for affor...

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YMCA honors volunteers

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina recently honored the adult and youth volunteers of the year at Stokes Family YMCA and YMCA Camp Hanes for their service to strengthen the foundations of community at the organization’s 125th Annual Celebration on March 27.The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina honors adults who demonstrate exceptional volunteerism and consideration toward others with the YMCA Strong Award. Chris Parker was selected by the YMCA Camp Hanes and Patsy Downs was ...

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The Old Paths: Four Blood Moons

If I were a betting woman, I would wager that there were some very sleepy people at work on Tuesday. Monday night parties? No. Passover meals that ran long? No. Monday night football? Uh, no.The sleep-robber? The first of four “blood moons” that will appear in the next 18 months. Yes, the rain here meant the copper-colored moon couldn’t be seen locally with the naked eye. But if the numbers posted by NASA are accurate, nearly 10 million viewers were tuning in to t...

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