Judge candidates offer their wisdom

Judge candidates offer their wisdom

Six candidates for judgeships gave folks a preview of the upcoming races during a recent Republican Party candidate forum in Surry County.Unlike the o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


County commissioner candidates respond to questions

County commissioner candidates respond to questions

Incumbent Commissioner Ernest Lankford will be facing challengers Boh Mabe, Rick Morris, Andy Nickelston, Devin Parrish, Andy Stevens, Jamie Yontz, Wa...

April 18th, 2018 updated: April 18th, 2018. |  


NWRL announces photography contest winners

On April 10, the Northwestern Regional Library system held an awards reception for “Transformation” photography contest and also hosted a ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Spring Genealogical Swap Meet

The Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties will hold its Spring Genealogical Swap Meet from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 28,...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Wanted in Stokes

Wanted in Stokes

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:Willem Aaron Horne, 28-years-old, brown ha...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Better Business Bureau recognizes finalists for 2018 Torch Awards

Better Business Bureau recognizes finalists for 2018 Torch Awards

Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Northwest NC has announced the finalists for the 2018 Torch Awards for Ethics.The Torch Awards honor businesses that g...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Anticipation growing for Special Olympics

Anticipation growing for Special Olympics

Stokes County has a long tradition of hosting Special Olympics and participants can soon expect even more exciting opportunities in the months to come...

April 17th, 2018 |  


City of King releases proposed budget

City of King releases proposed budget

The King City Council met on April 4 in a day-long session, and again on April 12 to review, discuss, and amend King City Manager Homer Dearmin’...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Armstrong Artisan to host annual Farm Fun Day

Armstrong Artisan to host annual Farm Fun Day

Austin and Jessica Armstrong of Armstrong Artisan Farm in Walnut Cove are hosting Farm Fun Day and Sheep Dog Trials the weekend of June 2 and June 3.&...

April 17th, 2018 |  


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 |  


Stokes County Social Services recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Stokes County Social Services recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Stokes County Department of Social Services encourages everyone in North Carolina to join in helping build s...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Stokes County appreciates our farmers

Stokes County appreciates our farmers

Local farmers were recognized on Thursday at the annual Farmer’s Appreciation event held at North Stokes High School. More than 500 people enjoy...

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


Stokes County Arts Council announces 2018 scholarship winners

The Stokes County Arts Council will announce the winners of the 2018 SCAC Scholarships this Friday, April 13 during an opening reception for their Hig...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Commissioners vote to relocate offices

The Judicial District 17B Superior Court Judges Offices will no longer be housed on Kirby Road in King, effective May 1. In March, the Stokes County B...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Big Ron Hunter performs at The Arts Place of Stokes

Big Ron Hunter performs at The Arts Place of Stokes

He’s been called the happies bluesman alive, and this weekend, internationally known blues sensation Big Ron Hunter brings his beautifully raw s...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Arrests in Stokes

Arrests in Stokes

ArrestsJeffrey Brian Gray, 4395 NC Hwy 772 in Walnut Cove, was charged with assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication and communic...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Anticipation growing for Special Olympics

Anticipation growing for Special Olympics

Stokes County has a long tradition of hosting Special Olympics and participants can soon expect even more exciting opportunities in the months to come...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Things you need to know as we head into sneezing season

Things you need to know as we head into sneezing season

The arrival of spring brings longer days, warmer weather and an explosion of pollen that torments those of us with allergies.Stokes County, like much ...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Little Folks Festival and Healthy Kids Day to be held

Little Folks Festival and Healthy Kids Day to be held

Stokes Partnership for Children (SPC) will host the seventeenth annual Little Folks Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Walnut Cove Elementary Sc...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Local criminal defense lawyer arrested on drug charges

Local criminal defense lawyer arrested on drug charges

Stokes County Special Investigations Division concluded a two month operation and served a search warrant at 661 W. Dalton Road in King shortly after ...

April 6th, 2018 updated: April 6th, 2018. |  


4-H’ers visit local historical museum

4-H’ers visit local historical museum

The School Skippers 4-H Club enjoyed an hour-long tour of the Stokes County Historical Museum in Danbury on Tues., March 20 hosted by Stokes County Hi...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Forsyth Technical Community College to hold Annual Open House

Forsyth Tech will hold its annual Open House Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. – noon in the Robert L. Strickland Center (formerly Oak Grove Center...

April 6th, 2018 |  


5 things to know about restless leg syndrome

5 things to know about restless leg syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is an irresistible, often maddening urge to move the legs that usually starts when you’re at rest. The legs become uncomf...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Primary early voting begins April 19

Voters in Stokes County can cast their ballot as early as April 19 in the upcoming primary.If you are registered as a Republican, you will be picking ...

April 5th, 2018 |  


King Council votes against rezoning for apartments

King Council votes against rezoning for apartments

King City Council voted unanimously on Monday evening to deny a May 7 public hearing request to rezone 7.99 acres for the purpose of placing 64 apartm...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Dogs do more than tricks at BOSS

Dogs do more than tricks at BOSS

More than 100 dogs from five different states, pedigrees to pound puppies, recently traveled to Brylin Obedience Specialty School (BOSS) to compete in...

April 4th, 2018 |  


MADIK working to finish playground

MADIK working to finish playground

Make a Difference in King announced on Tuesday a group of volunteers will be rallying to finish the last bit of construction at the new playground in ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Adams discusses stance on fracking and coal ash

Adams discusses stance on fracking and coal ash

Denise D. (D.D.) Adams, who represents the North Ward on the Winston-Salem City Council, made the official announcement of her candidacy for North Car...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Francisco community moves forward

When the Stokes County School Board voted to close Francisco Elementary School in the summer of 2015, the small surrounding community was devastated. ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Arrests in Stokes

Arrests in Stokes

ArrestsBrian Wayne Magourirk, of 1108 South Old 52 Road in King, was charged with interference with emergency communication on March 27.Dustin Gray He...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Poplar Springs Elementary and Food Lion team up for Family Math Night

Poplar Springs Elementary and Food Lion team up for Family Math Night

Food Lion on Hwy 66 recently hosted Poplar Springs Elementary for a Food Lion Family Math Night. More than 70 students worked with their family to sol...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Apply for SNAP benefits at King Farmers’ Market on April 18

Tight budget? Having trouble making ends meet? Having trouble staying on top of your bills? Skip meals to save money? You might qualify for food stamp...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Prevent Child Abuse in turning North Carolina blue on Wear Blue Day 2018

Prevent Child Abuse in turning North Carolina blue on Wear Blue Day 2018

On Friday, April 6, Children’s Center joins Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina in Wear Blue Day, a day dedicated to bringing awareness to effect...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Patrick County Showcase set for April 12

The offices of the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development and Tourism are excited to announce the Business exposition and job fair &...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Bruce hired as Family and Consumer Sciences Agent

Bruce hired as Family and Consumer Sciences Agent

Patti Bruce has been hired as the new NC Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agent for Stokes County. The position will focus on food s...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Chamber of Commerce recognizes new business

Chamber of Commerce recognizes new business

The King Chamber of Commerce recently presented a new member certificate to Donna Michael, an independent consultant for Rodan+Fields. For more inform...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Superintendent discusses school safety

Superintendent discusses school safety

In the wake of recent school shootings across the country, Stokes County Superintendent Dr. Brad Rice shared how the school district is working with l...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Jomeokee Marketplace set for April 7

Jomeokee Marketplace set for April 7

Artisans are coming together to provide an array of rustic gifts, furniture and home decor at the Jomeokee Marketplace on Saturday, April 7 from 8 a.m...

March 28th, 2018 updated: March 29th, 2018. |  


Primary election set for Tuesday, May 8

Primary election set for Tuesday, May 8

We’re less than six weeks away from the primary election and voters in Stokes County will choose which names will be on the November 6 ballot.If...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Hydrant inspection begins April 2 in King

The City of King Fire Department will begin its semi-annual fire hydrant inspection, maintenance and flushing program on April 2 and will continue thr...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Kaitlyn Barham receives the King Rotary Club’s Good Citizen Award

Kaitlyn Barham receives the King Rotary Club’s Good Citizen Award

The Rotary Club of King recently recognized Kaitlyn Barham, daughter of David and Nichole Barham of Pine Hall, as the second-quarter recipient of the ...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Duke Energy Science Night held at Poplar Springs

Duke Energy Science Night held at Poplar Springs

Poplar Springs Elementary School hosted a Duke Energy Science Night on Thursday, March 8. This was an official event of the 2018 North Carolina Scienc...

March 27th, 2018 |  


John Cowan concert rescheduled

John Cowan concert rescheduled

The John Cowan concert previously scheduled this Saturday, March 31 at The Arts Place of Stokes has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 5 at 4 p.m. due ...

March 26th, 2018 updated: March 29th, 2018. |  


Stokes Arts announces auditions for “Me, My Selfie & I”

The Stokes County Arts Council will be holding auditions for their spring production of Me, My Selfie & I, a one-act dramedy about young people st...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Wanted in Stokes

Wanted in Stokes

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:Brandon Marshall Reeves, 34-years-old, bro...

March 26th, 2018 |