Gracey Goose Touring offering Dec. trips

Gracey Goose Touring, LLC has announced its final two trips for the 2016 calendar year. The two trips are specifically targeted to help celebrate and ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


5K run raises funds and awareness for deaf-blind community

Central Park in King will play host to the first ever Helen’s Run/Walk Southeast 5K race on Nov. 5.The event is named after Helen Keller in hono...

October 31st, 2016 |  


5K run raises funds and awareness for blind-deaf community

Central Park in King will play host to the first ever Helen’s Run/Walk Southeast 5K race on Nov. 5.The event is named after Helen Keller in hono...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

Cornshucking Frolic coming soon

The 25th annual Cornshucking Frolic at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm in Pinnacle is approaching and scheduled for Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.A...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Dance studio host bring a friend week

Dance studio host bring a friend week

Miss Joyce’s Dance Studio is opening up its class for current students to bring a friend along to one of their classes this week in honor of Nat...

October 12th, 2016 updated: October 13th, 2016. |  


Danbury approved pedestrian plan

‘At its Sept. 28 meeting, the Danbury Town Council voted to approve a $15,000 contract to complete a master pedestrian and bicycle plan for the ...

October 5th, 2016 |  


STIHL Tour des Trees coming to Walnut Cove

STIHL Tour des Trees coming to Walnut Cove

The 24th annual STIHL Tour des Trees is set to roll into Walnut Cove on Oct. 10.Cyclists from the tour will be at the Walnut Cove Public Library from ...

October 5th, 2016 |  


King Walmart build on schedule

King Walmart build on schedule

The much anticipated opening of the new Walmart location in King is scheduled for March 17, 2017.The site, which sits off of South Main Street, is cur...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


17th Annual King of the Hill

17th Annual King of the Hill

The Stokes Family YMCA held its 17th Annual King of the Hill 5K and 10K race on Saturday, experiencing a boast in the number of runners from last year...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Walnut Cove to receive Wi-Fi assistance

Walnut Cove has been selected along with nine other local municipalities to receive a combined total of $272,000 to strengthen Wi-Fi services.“I...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Encaustic workshops to be held

Encaustic workshops to be held

After having been bitten by the encaustic bug two years ago, Carol Engler has opened up her 100 acre farm in Westfield to serve as an encaustic painti...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Walnut Tree annexation process continues

Plans appear to be moving forward for the annexation of the Walnut Tree community in Walnut Cove, with an upcoming public hearing scheduled for early ...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Biannual bag sale coming soon

Biannual bag sale coming soon

It’s that time of year again, the King Outreach Ministry Thrift Store will be holding its biannual bag sale from Sept. 14 through 17.The sale is...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Stokes native wins educator award

Stokes native wins educator award

Stokes County resident Amanda Gordon recently received the 2016 Gerry D. Howell A+ Educator of the Year Award as part of the A+ Schools Program for he...

September 7th, 2016 |  


King Lowes Foods receives upgrades

King Lowes Foods receives upgrades

Steve Gregory, store manager of the Lowes Foods in King, has worked for the company for the past 40 years and said the recent renovations and grand re...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Council selects consultant

The Danbury Town Council voted unanimously to authorize Mike Barsness, town administrator, to prepare and sign a contract for pedestrian plan consulta...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Crawlspace company starts up

Crawlspace company starts up

After being gone for the majority of their adult lives, Cooper Smith and Keenan Smith recently returned to King, but not without a plan in hand.The me...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Free divorce clinic offered at library

Free divorce clinic offered at library

A free legal divorce clinic was held on Aug. 18 at the King Public Library.The clinic was targeted towards individuals who desired to obtain an absolu...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Legos for days at library

Legos for days at library

The King Public Library hosted a Legos at the Library event on Thursday night.The event included a screening of the DC Comics Super Heros Lego movie, ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


The Small Town Main Street Committee, part of the Town of Walnut Cove addressed a wide range of issues at its Aug. 18 meeting, including the upcoming ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Local band plays on

Local band plays on

After multiple band member changes the Walnut Cove based band, Royal House, has hit its stride according to founder Nicholas Bullins.Bullins serves as...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Neil becomes new sports director

Neil becomes new sports director

Having grown up frequenting the Stokes County YMCA, Patrick Neil said that he’s game to take over for Patrick Whitbred as the new sports directo...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Pilot Mountain native working at Olympics

Cory Smith, a Pilot Mountain native and East Surry graduate, is working for the Olympic News Service in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Oly...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Girls lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

The West Stokes High School girls lacrosse team is gearing up for its second season and hopes to capitalize on its forward momentum from last season.T...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


French displays collection at gallery

French displays collection at gallery

Connee French has been using art as a means of self-expression for almost her entire life, having originally started out doodling with crayons as a ch...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


King Cougars compete in Charlotte

King Cougars compete in Charlotte

The 12U King Cougars competed at the Summer World Series in Charlotte July 14 through 17.During the course of the tournament, the team played a total ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Softball and volleyball camps held

In preparation for the upcoming season, West Stokes High School softball held a “Future Wildcat Softball Camp.”The camp was divided into a...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Moore named assistant coach

Moore named assistant coach

West Stokes High School adds a new face to the men’s soccer team leadership.Will Moore, a 2014 graduate of West Stokes will be joining the men&#...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Gibbons unvails works

Gibbons unvails works

No stranger to the Stokes County Arts Council, having won the council’s scholarship in 2010, Aaron Gibbons is currently displaying a collection ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Dan River Company paddles forward

Dan River Company paddles forward

After 15 years, The Dan River Company is still going strong and looking for ways to better itself over the next decade and a half.“Things are go...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Balloon Lady performs at library

Balloon Lady performs at library

“The Balloon Lady,” also known as Donna Pruett, performed to full capacity audiences at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday at the King Public ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Camp geared towards dogs and owners

Camp geared towards dogs and owners

The second annual 4H dog camp is set be held at the Brylin Obedience Specialty School (BOSS) facility August 8 through 12.The camp is part of the 4H D...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Kids laugh and learn at library

Kids laugh and learn at library

Growing up on a reserve in Michigan without such luxuries as televisions or Netflix , Casey Nees learned the importance of storytelling at a very youn...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Carolina Chargers place in top 50 at national tournament

Carolina Chargers place in top 50 at national tournament

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Carolina Chargers, a North Stokes 12-and-under baseball team, placed in the top 50 at a national tournament at Coopersto...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Brown receives racing diploma

Brown receives racing diploma

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. — Racing is a family affair for the Brown family, and Rachel, 17, proved it by receiving a diploma from Grand National Cross Cou...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Young, but seasoned golfer set to compete

Young, but seasoned golfer set to compete

Six-year-old Riley Adkins has been a golfer the majority of her short life, having gotten her start in the sport at the tender age of one and a half y...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Softball players earn all-state

Softball players earn all-state

The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association recently announced its 2016 all-state player recipients. The annual award is given to athletes who pla...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Jr. Vikings prepping for successful season

Jr. Vikings prepping for successful season

North Stokes JV basketball team attended their annual summer camp at Guilford College. The boys won 12 games against 3A and 4A schools. .neFileBlock {...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Local girls named All-District

Local girls named All-District

The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association announced its 2016 All-District award recipients on June 16. Committees in eight districts across the ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


West takes second in Wells Fargo Conference Cup

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup compe...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


North Stokes celebrates commencement

North Stokes celebrates commencement

North Stokes gradated 97 students, including eight N.C. academic scholars, 19 honor graduates, 17 honor society graduates, nine scholar athletes, and ...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Garner recognized as Northwest softball player of the year

Garner recognized as Northwest softball player of the year

North Stokes junior Chandley Garner split Northwest Conference Player of the Year honors with East Surry’s Emily Cummings this season.As an all-...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Northwest names spring all-conference teams

The Northwest Conference released its All-Conference selections for the six spring sports and there was no shortage of athletes recognized from Stokes...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Tucker signs to play football at Monterey Peninsula

Tucker signs to play football at Monterey Peninsula

Sports can take you far and for North Stokes Austin Tucker it’s taking him across the country. The senior recently signed a letter of intent to ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Mabe commits to Salem College

Mabe commits to Salem College

North Stokes goalie Meghan Mabe signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Salem College alongside her coaches, parents, and school administration.&#...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Vikings season comes to an end

Lady Vikings season comes to an end

North Stokes Lady Vikings fought to punch their ticket to the state championship but fell just three runs short on Saturday night in an 8-5 loss to No...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Frye wins the gold

Frye wins the gold

North Stokes newest state champion, junior Emma Frye only had one request after taking home the gold medal in the triple jump on May 20 at the NCHSAA ...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Lady Vikings battle in semifinal series, Wildcats fall in fourth round

Lady Vikings battle in semifinal series, Wildcats fall in fourth round

Lady Vikings coach Jeff Frye kept the meeting with his players short Tuesday night after their 16-3 loss to North Stanly in the first game of a best-o...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Vikings runners-up in state championship

Vikings runners-up in state championship

There’s a new state champion at North Stokes High School. Emma Frye took top honors in the triple jump at Friday’s 1A Track and Field Cham...

May 25th, 2016 |  


North wins regionals

North wins regionals

North Stokes track program is primed and ready to make a strong showing at Friday’s NCHSAA State Championship.While both boys and girls teams fi...

May 18th, 2016 |