NEWS


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Wanted in Stokes
Danbury Songwriters kickoff second summer music series

Danbury Songwriters kickoff second summer music series

The Danbury Songwriters are gearing up to host their second musical summer series each Thursday evening at The Arts Place of Stokes beginning May 31.&...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Public hearing set

In accordance with the provisions of N.C.G.S. 159-12, the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, for the City of King was deliver...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Meet Me on Main set for June 2

Meet Me on Main set for June 2

Downtown King will be the place to visit on Saturday, June 2 as the King Chamber of Commerce and the city host the annual Meet Me on Main from 4 p.m. ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


YMCA gears up for the best summer ever

YMCA gears up for the best summer ever

The countdown to summer is on and kids aren’t the only ones looking forward to the summer months.YMCAs across Northwest North Carolina are getti...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Farm to Families Market this weekend in King

Farm to Families Market this weekend in King

Parents are often faced with the difficult challenge of managing demanding schedules with youth activities, maintaining households and their own work ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Local teacher’s social media post goes viral

Local teacher’s social media post goes viral

Stokes County teacher Nicholas Brandes shared a picture of his paycheck on social media last week igniting thousands of comments about the compensatio...

May 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Vikings season cut short
Stokes athletes compete at state track meet

Stokes athletes compete at state track meet

Stokes County was well represented at the 1A and 2A state track meets on Saturday and Sunday at A&T University in Greensboro. North, South and Wes...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Lady Sauras end fourth round run in overtime

Lady Sauras end fourth round run in overtime

The overall two seeded South Stokes ladies soccer team dream-season came to a halt in the fourth round of the 1A state playoffs on Monday night when t...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


West Stokes names new athletic director

West Stokes names new athletic director

West Stokes principal Kevin Spainhour announced this week the school will hire Travis Gammons as the new athletic director. Gammons will replace Chris...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown hit their stride at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown hit their stride at Bowman Gray

Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown both showed on Saturday that they’ll be forces to reckon with this season at Bowman Gray Stadium. Each claimed th...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Marcelli signs with Rams

Marcelli signs with Rams

West Stokes exchange student Eugenia Marcelli will extend her stay in the United States next season and play basketball for Winston-Salem State Univer...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

At Riverview Senior Bunny Hop on Tue., May 15, the winners were (from L to R): Hawk Harrelson, Rusty Snow, Danny Pope and Lester Parris. Closest to th...

May 16th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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Mabe – Williams

Francisco News

Hope everyone had a blessed Mother’s Day. I did. I always enjoy spending time with Holly. Saturday morning, we worked at the Pancake Breakfast a...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Community…the dictionary defines this word as a group of people who live in the same area, or the area in which they live. My definition is a gr...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Denise – Williams

Denise – Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Timmy Mabe of Lawsonvillle are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Denise to Tanner Gray Williams, son of Nathan...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Francisco Operations (formerly Francisco Elementary School) had their Open House last Friday. Anxious friends, neighbors, guests and candidates filed ...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Here’s hoping April’s Swan Song is a few warm showers - There are only four days remaining in the month of April and what more beautiful w...

April 25th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Sad Day

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Sandy Ridge News
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Francisco News

Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Happy belated 9th wedding anniversary to Stephen and Diane Joyce on May 16th! Congratulations!Happy Birthday to Melissa Lewis, Andy Southern, and Step...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


The Old Paths: Precious memories

The Old Paths: Precious memories

When I was a kid at our Bray family gatherings, inevitably someone would request that we go to the piano and sing some hymns. Mama would pull out the ...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


SpringFest a success

Dear Editor,The Walnut Cove Annual SpringFest was a great success on Saturday, May 19. The weather cooperated beautifully we are so thankful the ̶...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Beware of barbecue bugs

Dear Editor,What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and indigestion?Folks setti...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Cooperative Extension News

Cooperative Extension News

Hurry up and wait. It’s a phrase that you hear all the time, but nothing defines it quite like farming this time of year. I have inherited my fa...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Thank you

Dear Editor,Within minutes on Friday afternoon, May 18, heavy rains resulted in flash flooding at several locations in and around the City of King. Th...

May 21st, 2018 |  


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