NEWS


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Fire ruled accidental
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What’s the best SPF?
What’s the best SPF?

What’s the best SPF?

Tank tops, shorts, sundresses and bikinis – however you choose to brave summer’s blistering temps, make sure you play it safe with all tha...

June 20th, 2018 |  


County commissioners, school board discuss school funding

Teacher supplements, student enrollment decline, and a possible tax increase were topics discussed in a joint meeting held with Stokes County commissi...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Flag retirement ceremony held in Walnut Cove

Flag retirement ceremony held in Walnut Cove

Dozens of tattered American flags were solemnly retired as patriotic music played in the background Saturday afternoon in Walnut Cove at Lions Park.Ve...

June 20th, 2018 |  


School board filing continues

Adrian Ramsey of King filed to run for a seat on the Stokes County Board of Education in the November elections. She joins incumbent Patricia Messick ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


New principals named throughout the county

New principals named throughout the county

The Stokes County Board of Education recently announced the new principals for the 2018-19 school year: Meredith Holmes (King Elementary), Lisa Moore ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Stonewall Winners
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Carter signs with Pacers
Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At the Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Tue., June 19, the winning team was (from L to R): Greg Joyce, Alonzo Flinchum, Danny Pope and Greg Hairston. The...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Wildcats travel to West Forsyth

Wildcats travel to West Forsyth

West Forsyth hosted their 10th annual seven on seven Saturday and West Stokes scrimmaged Reagan, West Iredell, Eastern Guilford and Davie County.̶...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Vikings host summer jamboree

Vikings host summer jamboree

North Stokes basketball hosted five teams on Thursday, including South Stokes, for a round robin of scrimmages to open up their summer workouts. Each ...

June 19th, 2018 |  


WPAC announces 2A all-conference

WPAC announces 2A all-conference

The 2A Western Piedmont Athletic Conference released the spring all-conference teams and 45 students from West Stokes were represented in baseball, so...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Sauras host annual basketball camp

Sauras host annual basketball camp

Jason Clark held his annual South Stokes basketball camp last week to nearly 60 boys and girls between the ages of six to 14 that covered four days of...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Jeffreys claims win, looks for more at Bowman Gray

Jeffreys claims win, looks for more at Bowman Gray

With double points on the line on Saturday, the tension level was kicked up at Bowman Gray Stadium. And after a hard-won and emotional victory in the ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot
The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The glossy beauty of summer begonias – The shiny round leaves of the unusual begonia is worth planting every summer, but the tiny delicate white...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Congratulations to all the students who have recently graduated our area high school and possibly college. If you are taking the summer off before goi...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

We had a wonderful turn out at the Raise the Roof Breakfast last Saturday! This event netted a grand total of $2300. That’s a lot of gravy and p...

June 6th, 2018 |  


The Old Paths: The thought that counts

The Old Paths: The thought that counts

Do you think in twenty years we’ll look back and sigh nostalgically about how much simpler life was back on the old paths in 2018? In other word...

June 6th, 2018 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The ferns of summer cool off the scene – Any porch or deck seems cooler when adorned with containers or baskets of lush, green ferns. Green is t...

May 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Fireworks over the Fourth

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Threats to democracy

The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The first full day of the summer of 2018 – Summer is now officially with us for the next three months. We can expect some hot, as well as humid ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Hilltop Baptist Church will have a 1 day Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 23 from 10:30 am – 2 pm with a cookout afterwards. Kristy Lawle...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Sympathy is extended to the family of Johnny Leo Smith who passed away Thursday morning at his home on Gordy Road. The funeral service was held at Fri...

June 20th, 2018 |  


The Old Paths: Bitter or better?

The Old Paths: Bitter or better?

“Hot, ain’t it?” “Hot enough for ya?” “Boy, it’s hot!”If you’re breathing air in Stokes County t...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Oh, the lazy days of summer, unless you have gardens, tobacco, and/or hay, not much laziness going on around here. Please be careful in your travels a...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Pastor Jerry Manuel of Riverside Baptist Church wishes to thank all the singers for singing at their revival. He said, “God surely blessed each ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


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