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Good News!

Staff and students of Meadowbrook Academy were recently recognized for being named a Piedmont-Triad Signature School. Stokes County Superintendent Dr. Brad Rice presented Principal David Hicks with a plaque at the December school board meeting. […]

Columns

King News

Luke 2. “Christmas Classic” by Reverend Paul Norman Sr., Pastor First Baptist of Saura Valley (2016) Around Christmas they show what they consider a classic movie called “It’s a wonderful life”. To me each year […]

Community

The Garden Plot

Winter travels through its first week – The season of winter has traveled through its first week and already we have gained seven minutes of daylight even before the new year begins. We can expect […]

Local Sports

All-Conference teams announced

Northwest 1A Conference Tennis Becky Auger, Claire Rogers, Lydia Cortes, Michelle Petrangeli (Bishop McGuinness); Abigail Martin, Carson Payne, Haley Gilley, Haley Jennelle, Sarah Mann (East Surry); Elizabeth Marion, Meredith Marion, Olivia Perkins (Mount Airy); Alyssa […]

Columns

King News

Emodean Nance Gatewood, May 20, 1933 – Dec. 16, 2017, 84, died Saturday, December 16, 2017. She was born May 20, 1933 in Stokes County to Willis and Gertrude Gordon Nance. She was a member […]

Local Sports

Sports Brief

Scores: Dec. 12 – Tuesday South Stokes wrestling at High Point Wesleyan: Won 54-22 West Stokes Basketball @ Walkertown: Var. Boys Won 64-54, Var. Girls Won 71-57, JV Boys Lost. West Stokes Swimming @ Yadkin […]

Columns

Sandy Ridge News

Congratulations to Andy Ferguson who received the 2017 Ruritan of the Year Award. Andrea Fitch stated “Thank you for everything you do to make our community a great one. Your dedication is remarkable.” To which […]

Local News 1

Wanted in Stokes

Stokes County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: Amanda Nicole Gordon, 30-years-old, white female, brown hair, hazel eyes, wanted for arrest for felony obtaining property by false pretense. The […]

Opinion 
Opinion

Meat tax

Dear Editor, with Congressional Republicans rushing to place a new tax bill on President’s Trump’s desk before Christmas, here comes the respected British publication The Guardian suggesting a new source of tax revenue – meat. […]