NEWS


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Updated: 11:28 am. |    
County commissioner candidates respond to questions
2:00 am |    
Wanted in Stokes
Tornado watch lifted in Stokes

Tornado watch lifted in Stokes

Update - The weather advisory and alerts have been lifted for Stokes County as of 10 p.m. The following roads remain closed:The following roads remain...

April 15th, 2018 updated: April 17th, 2018. |  


Community invited to film screening and call to action

In Recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month and in collaboration with the North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (NCAEYC), ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Foxx responds to Speaker Ryan’s retirement announcement

Foxx responds to Speaker Ryan’s retirement announcement

Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., released the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced his plan to retire at the close of the 115th Con...

April 12th, 2018 updated: April 13th, 2018. |  


Master Gardener’s Seed Swap, King Farmer’s Market opening

The Stokes Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association will sponsor the third annual seed swap in conjunction with the opening day of the King Far...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Stokes artist receives Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grant

Stokes artist receives Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grant

Local artist Zach McCraw was a recent recipient of the Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grant available to artists working in the disciplines of mu...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Danbury Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 50 years

Danbury Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 50 years

The Danbury Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be opening their doors for a free lunch on April 21 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. to celebrate ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Stonewall Winners
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Stokes County Sports Brief
Wildcats run past Sauras

Wildcats run past Sauras

West Stokes Tyler Smith hit a homerun and tallied three RBI’s and teammate Phillip Pollard pitched in relief to secure a 15-5 come-from-behind v...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Cubs off to a winning start

Cubs off to a winning start

The Cubs, an adult baseball team with a roster full of Stokes County players, have opened the 2018 season strong. After games this past weekend, they ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Wildcat lacrosse picks up wins

Wildcat lacrosse picks up wins

After losing to conference opponent Southwest Guilford 9-7 West Stokes dropped into third place, but the Wildcats quickly bounced back with a 15-2 win...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Sauras secure first place

Lady Sauras secure first place

South Stokes won their fifth consecutive soccer game on Friday at home when freshman Evan O’Leary scored two early goals in a 2-0 pivotal Northw...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Vikings win conference championship

Vikings win conference championship

The rematch of the states top two 1A softball teams ended the same as the first two encounters. North Stokes (14-2, 4-0) completed the regular season ...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At the Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Thur., April 5, the winners were (from L to R): W.D. Sands, Buster Mabe, Ron Lawson and Jerry Befort. Closest to ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


11:00 am |    
The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot

Francisco News

If you haven’t, take the time to notice the flowering trees now. They are gorgeous! The dogwoods and red buds are also starting to blossom. We t...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Children enjoy local Easter egg hunts

Children enjoy local Easter egg hunts

The Christian Awareness Program (CAP) held their annual Easter Egg Hunt and community cookout at the East Walnut Cove Park in Walnut Cove.The Christia...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Hope everyone had a blessed Easter. It was such a beautiful weekend to spend time with family and friends. My sister and I visited my aunt and uncle S...

April 4th, 2018 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

The fickle month of April is here - April is now six days old and a highlight of the month is the fact we can expect the last frost of the season in a...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

It sure was a beautiful snowfall on Saturday. It looked really pretty on the daffodils and forsythias, unusual but pretty. Let’s hope that’...

March 28th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Principled conservative

11:53 pm |    

Voting for Life

10:25 am |    
Loaves and Dishes

Francisco News

Just when you think it’s safe to turn the heat off, it’s 30 degrees again. It’s 35 degrees this morning. Didn’t bother with th...

April 18th, 2018 |  


King News

King News

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone - Billy GrahamA dear friend of mine celebrated her 90t...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

The vendors and the members of the Rock House Ruritan Club would like to thank everyone who attended the Vendor Day Sale last Saturday. Thank you for ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge Music Association’s Inaugural Bluegrass Open Jam was very successful this past Saturday. We had a good turn-out in spite of the gust...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Hats off to North Carolina’s lineworkers

Dear Editor,April 18 marks National Lineman Appreciation Day, and I’d like to thank our state’s lineworkers for their commitment to keepin...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Thank you!

Dear Editor,The Farm Service Offices in Stokes County would like to thank all the local businesses and community organizations that sponsored this yea...

April 11th, 2018 |  


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