NEWS


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Judge Gretchen Hollar Kirkman files for District Court Judge

Judge Gretchen Hollar Kirkman files for District Court Judge

Judge Gretchen Hollar Kirkman has filed with the N.C. Board of Elections as a candidate for her seat for District Court Judge. She is one of four dist...

July 11th, 2018 updated: July 11th, 2018. |  


Sarah Rice nominated for Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

Sarah Rice nominated for Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

Sarah Rice, a rising junior at West Stokes High School of King was nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell...

July 10th, 2018 |  


City of King Water Treatment Plant recognized at monthly meeting

City of King Water Treatment Plant recognized at monthly meeting

The King City Council held its regular meeting the first of the month and welcomed Stokes County Economic Development Director Will Carter, who introd...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Ice Bar opens in King

Ice Bar opens in King

There’s a new sweet spot in King. The Ice Bar, which serves shaved ice, opened last week, across from Walmart on Ingram Drive and is keeping a s...

July 10th, 2018 |  


New principal named at Walnut Cove Elementary

New principal named at Walnut Cove Elementary

Stokes County School Board announced on Monday Chris Bottoms will be the new principal at Walnut Cove Elementary.Bottoms began his teaching career in ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Photo exhibit moves to Walnut Cove

The 2018 “Transformation” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Walnut Cove Public Library...

July 9th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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All district, region and state teams released
King Little League grabs two district titles

King Little League grabs two district titles

King Little League had two all-star teams to win District 2 titles last week. The 11U and 12U squads went undefeated during tournament play and claime...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Sauras wrap up summer 7-on-7

Sauras wrap up summer 7-on-7

South Stokes football team wrapped up a memorable season last year and finished 5-7 overall and 3-2 in the Northwest 1A Conference behind state runner...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Pictured are winners of the Thursday afternoon, Bunny Hop held at Stonewall Golf on July 5. The team scored 10 under par. Team members L to R: Justin ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Catch of the Month

Catch of the Month

Bo Hyder caught the biggest fish of the month in June at Jim Booth’s Catfish Pond in Walnut Cove weighing in at 37.6 pounds.Bo Hyder won a troph...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Sauras and Wildcats compete in volleyball scrimmages

Sauras and Wildcats compete in volleyball scrimmages

South and West Stokes volleyball teams competed in their first scrimmages of the new volleyball season this week. The Wildcats traveled to North Surry...

July 11th, 2018 |  


All-county track selected

All-county track selected

High school track in Stokes County proved to be very competitive with a host of underclassman on each team rosters. There were seven seniors out of 38...

July 11th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Lloyd – Kent

Francisco News

This is such a great time of the year. It’s the beginning of summer and you may have a vacation on your mind. When I was growing up, vacation wa...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Patti SnyderExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences

It’s that time of the year again, when we break out our pressure canners and get to work. For hours on end, our weekends are spent in the kitche...

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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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The Garden Plot
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Sandy Ridge News
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Nancy Reynolds News
Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

Today’s article might be a little food-nerdy. If you aren’t into it, I’m sure there is something enticing in the column to the right...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Francisco News

Hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July. My family did the usual cookout with hot dogs and hamburgers, potato salad and chocolate pie. After the ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


King News

King News

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July 11th, 2018 |  


State budget update

State budget update

The General Assembly convened the Short Session on May 16. Last year, during the Long Session, the General Assembly passed the State Budget to fund th...

July 4th, 2018 |  


North Central District Activity Day – 4-H Presentations

North Central District Activity Day – 4-H Presentations

Stokes County 4-H was well represented at the 2018 North Central District Activity Day, where 4-H’ers showed their public speaking skills by com...

July 4th, 2018 |  


The Old Paths: Let freedom ring

The Old Paths: Let freedom ring

The only holiday week of the summer is upon us. If I get really still, I can imagine I hear the sounds of kids splashing in the pool, ice tinkling in ...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Games & Puzzles