National Alpaca Days at Perry Farm Alpacas

Just a little over an hour from Walnut Cove, in Hillsborough, down a gravel driveway protected by a woven fence is Perry Farm Alpacas. Owner Jennifer ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Thank you

Dear Editor, the Walnut Cove Lions Club would like to thank the Town of Walnut Cove, Main Street Diner, our volunteers, and all the people who came ou...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Taxes, Rights, Solutions

Dear Editor, we just finished celebrating America’s Declaration of Independence, which materialized mainly from unjust taxes, knowing–the ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Livestock News

Livestock News

Farming is a tough job by any measure. Hours are unpredictable, there is a lot of hard labor involved, and we are met with unpredictable challenges of...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Go Trump, go!

Dear Editor, I saw a letter in the June, 8, 2017 issue of this paper in which the writer asked if anyone shared their anger at President Trump pulling...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Fun sighting

What’s going on? Just when you think the world of politics can’t get any stranger, Lewis Carroll of King, N.C. and Doug Slate of Pilot Mou...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Agriculture News

Historically, tobacco has been the primary field crop in North Carolina’s northwest piedmont and that is still very true in Stokes County. Rolli...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Making memories

Dear Editor, it is June 8, 2017 and school is ending for another year. One little boy, let’s call him E.J., asked his Papa, “Will you pick...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Thank you

Dear Editor, Walnut Cove’s annual SpringFest was a huge success on Saturday, May 20. It was estimated that a few thousand people visited the dow...

May 31st, 2017 |  


The story behind the slogan

Dear Editor, in 2012 the former Stokes County Economic Director Alan Wood, (who holds a BS in business and marketing from UNC- Chapel Hill, and his IE...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Proud member of the SCM

Dear Editor, in response to Mr. Bill Pulliam’s opinion article in the Stokes News on May 18, I am a proud member of the Stokes County Militia (S...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Health Care

Dear Editor, the Republican Congress promised to repeal and replace Obama Care; yet I find no place in the Constitution where the Federal Government w...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Shutting down the meat industry

Dear Editor, recently animal rights activists shut down the 146-year-old Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus after years of effectively expo...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Elected officials must put country over party

Dear Editor, what makes democracy work is that an elected government is held accountable to its citizens. What has made our particular democracy work ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Proud member of the Stokes Militia

In response to Mr. Bill Pulliam’s “opinion” article in the Stokes News, May 18, 2017. Comparing the Stokes County Militia (SCM) to t...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Concerned over drug use

Dear Editor, Stokes County Concerned Citizens … it should not be the name of a group, it should be a phrase that describes everyone in this coun...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Thank you

Dear Editor, the Germanton Park Association would like to thank Town Fork Services and its owner Clint Kiger for donating equipment and gas when they ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Historic Rural Hall Depot celebrates National Train Day

Dear Editor, celebrate railroad history with us at the historic Train Depot and Railroad Museum at 8170 Depot Street in Rural Hall this Saturday, May ...

May 10th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Thank you

Dear Editor, the King Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to thank all those that were involved in the Community Ride and Rally th...

May 10th, 2017 |  


A practical solution to the opioid epidemic

Dear Editor, when you do the numbers, it becomes obvious that we can’t solve the opioid crisis through any ordinary methods of enforcement, trea...

May 7th, 2017 updated: May 7th, 2017. |  


Mother’s Day is not for cows

Dear Editor, last week, The Washington Post published a major expose of the U.S. dairy industry concluding that mega dairies scam consumers into payin...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Dear Editor, the article on Meadowbrook Academy was so refreshing with what’s going on in the world.Imagine knowing that someone took the time t...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Losing a true piece of real Americana

Dear Editor, Phinehas T. Barnum said back in the 1800’s that elephants and clowns were the two pegs on which the circus hangs. Are we really los...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Don’t miss Horsin’ Around Day at the Stokes County Fair

Don’t miss Horsin’ Around Day at the Stokes County Fair

Dear Editor,Every year at the Stokes County Fair, I organize the Horsin’ Around Day (Thursday, September 15th, 2016). Since my very first year, ...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Voter ID law

Three Democratic activist judges struck down North Carolina’s common sense voter ID law. These judges are overriding the will of the people, ign...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Frayed Apart

As our Nation is being frayed apart by immorality and violence, no one from the major media has come up with the cause. If the main problem is white c...

July 27th, 2016 |