Questions regarding county budget

Dear Editor,Tonight is the so called “Public Hearing” on the Stokes County Budget. I’ve learned from an official source that the ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Congratulations to all the graduates!

The future lies before all of us. Therefore, never forget the ultimate purpose of an education is Truth, in order to be prepared for the future.There ...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Sad Day

Dear Editor,Tuesday, May 8 was a sad day for Stokes County. It was Primary Day and the Republicans of our county failed to nominate Ernest Lankford to...

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 |  


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 |  


Thank you

Dear Editor,The 7th Annual House Cup Banquet was held on May 17th for Mr. Capizzani’s classes at Southeastern Stokes Middle School. The Jarvis H...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Complicit

Dear Editor,Are we complicit–involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing, by staying silent or by allowing light sentences for wha...

April 29th, 2018 updated: April 30th, 2018. |  


Great filing season

Dear Editor,Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Forsyth Free Tax had a great filing season in Stokes County this year! At the King Public Libra...

April 29th, 2018 updated: April 30th, 2018. |  


Principled conservative

Dear Editor,I had previously met State Sen. Joyce Krawiec, but only recently have I had the opportunity to learn more about her record as an elected o...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Voting for Life

Dear Editor,It is extremely important for me to vote for elected officials who are not afraid to share their devotion to Christianity and love of God....

April 18th, 2018 |  


Hats off to North Carolina’s lineworkers

Dear Editor,April 18 marks National Lineman Appreciation Day, and I’d like to thank our state’s lineworkers for their commitment to keepin...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Thank you!

Dear Editor,The Farm Service Offices in Stokes County would like to thank all the local businesses and community organizations that sponsored this yea...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Setting the facts straight

Dear Editor,This letter is being written in response to the letter “Flip the Fifth,” by Mallory Roman, of Durham, published in the April 5...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Flip the Fifth

Dear Editor,Virginia Foxx must be removed from office. Among other issues, she’s crushing the American education—and it starts in our 5th ...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Stormy the Porn Queen

Dear Editor,Why should one believe Stormy the Porn Queen, since she prides herself in selling her immorality with smooth words, her stock in the trade...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


Dear Editor,The coming April Fool’s Day reminds us how the meat, egg, and dairy industries play us for fools every day.The meat industry has dev...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Call on Congress to preserve SHIIP funding

Dear Editor,An effort is underway in Congress to eliminate $47 million that goes to programs like North Carolina’s Seniors Health Insurance Info...

March 28th, 2018 |  


An endorsement

Dear Editor,I am not in the habit of endorsing political candidates for office, but in this case I gladly do so. I am talking about Senator Joyce Kraw...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Adults should make a change for the better

Dear Editor,In light of all the gun violence recently, I feel it should be known that guns are inanimate objects. To fire an AR-15 assault rifle, such...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Shift towards eating healthy

Dear Editor,With three crippling Nor’easters battering our East Coast in quick succession, we all look forward to March 20th, first day of sprin...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Nearly all of us either hate or love guns

Dear Editor,Our country has always had emotionally charged, hot-button political issues. Every country does. Independence, war, slavery, civil rights,...

March 8th, 2018 |  


DACA

Dear Editor,Federalist Paper #78, states: “No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid.” That is why amnesty...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Black History Month

Dear Editor,In regards to John Hartman’s comments on Black History Month, I could not have said it better.Skip DaltonWalnut Cove...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Frustration of a tree farmer

Dear Editor, I have been a tree farmer for over 50 years. I am approaching the age of 77 and I remember reading “Weekly Reader” as require...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Thank you Mr. Wood

Dear Editor, what a wonderful article Scott Sexton wrote in the Winston-Salem Journal in tribute of Lewis Wood. I am a retired park ranger from Hangin...

February 17th, 2018 |  


The Diet of Lent

Dear Editor,February 14 marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesu...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Thank you to South Stokes Volunteer Fire Dept.

Thank you to the South Stokes Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding fire departments for quickly responding to an electrical fire at our home on D...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Thank you

Thank you

Dear Editor, I am writing this from the bottom of my heart. If you are looking for a place for your loved one, Universal Healthcare in King is a wonde...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Back-to-School Food

Dear Editor, with the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies, and school food. Yes, school food!More...

August 27th, 2017 |  


Discountenance the Traitor and Baseness

Dear Editor, the traitor appeals to baseness! Cicero warned–“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive...

August 27th, 2017 |  


Redefining terrorism?

Dear Editor, there is no shortage of dangerous ideas streaming out the White House. One of the worst is the attempt at rebranding terrorism as an ente...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Concerned about Medicare

Dear Editor, are you on Medicare? If so, then you need to pay close attention to what Trump appointees and the Republican Congress will try to do to g...

January 4th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Thank you

Dear Editor,The Walnut Cove Small Town Main Street Committee would like to thank everyone who had a hand in making the annual Walnut Cove Christmas Tr...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Thanks for help

Dear Editor,Late in the afternoon on May 21st at Mtn. View Rd. and Hwy 66 my dog Bonnie jumped from the bed of my pickup and I did not realize it unti...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Lawsonville Elementary School playground fundraiser a success

Dear Editor,On behalf of the Lawsonville Elementary School (LES) PTO and the Lawsonville Community, our sincere appreciation to those who helped make ...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Resolutions commissioners should be considering

Dear Editor,I am so saddened by our Stokes County Commissioners and their passage of a resolution to support HB2.As a citizen of Stokes County, let me...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Please support Chromebooks

Several years back Stokes County toyed with county commissioners representing geographic districts rather than the county at large. From what I am rea...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Critical time on coal ash

Dear Editor.This is a critical time for our community and all North Carolinians. Decisions being made right now by lawmakers in Raleigh could have an ...

June 1st, 2016 |  


Immoral law – unjust government

Dear Editor,Immoral law rules over our Nation. By the stroke of the President’s pen, he, like a dictator, without any Constitutionally delegated...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Thanks for support

Dear Editor,The Walnut Cove Senior Center would like to say thank you for all the support from the community, and participants of the center towards t...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Thanks for support

Dear Editor,I would like to thank each person who helped in any way with our recent Bingo at Lawsonville Community Center. If you made a donation, pla...

May 11th, 2016 |  


The Battle

Dear Editor,Who will show up for the Battle? The Battle over the Supremacy of the immutable, eternal Law of God–“the Laws of Nature and of...

May 8th, 2016 |  


What is happening to this county?

Dear Editor,As I read the latest issue of the Stokes News, I was shocked at the goings on of our elected commissioners. It seems to me that they have ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Thanks for support

Dear Editor,On behalf of the American Legion Post 290, I would like to thank the community and all the volunteers, especially the FFA of South Stokes ...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Thanks for support

Dear Editor:The Farm Service Offices in Stokes County would like to thank all the local businesses and community organizations that sponsored this yea...

April 20th, 2016 |  


Thank you for support

The United Fund of Stokes County would like to thank our Dine Out for Stokes participating restaurants! Sam’s Pizza (Walnut Cove), LuLu’s ...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Lawlessness and Filth

America is in a free-fall of lawlessness and filth!The Rule of Law is gone, which is evidenced from The Supreme Court, The President, our State Attorn...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Sickening! Sickening! Sickening!

Dear Sir,Sickening! Sickening! Sickening! That is what politics is on the local, state and federal levels, in my opinion. Our commission is totally us...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Thanks for support

Dear Editor,I would like to thank everyone who helped me with the election primary on Tuesday, March 15th. Thank you for the calls made, for the signs...

March 23rd, 2016 |