NEWS


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Do you know where this is?
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Bill Tuttle marks 90 years
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Business of the Quarter
Best of Show County Fair winners

Best of Show County Fair winners

It was a week of fun, food, and family entertainment at the Stokes County Agricultural Fair. Inside the American Legion Building hundreds of exhibitor...

September 21st, 2016 |  


BBQ for Books

BBQ for Books

What do grass skirts, flowered shirts and coconut shells have in common? Hawaii! At this year’s BBQ for Books, themed Pigs ‘n Paradise, it...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Walnut Tree community breaks ground for new park

Walnut Tree community breaks ground for new park

Walnut Tree’s tightknit community came together Friday afternoon to commemorate the groundbreaking of their new neighborhood park.The park is be...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Stokes graduation rate exceeds state average

Stokes graduation rate exceeds state average

Stokes County Schools continue to be successful with their district graduation rate exceeding the state average of 85.8%. The district graduation rate...

September 21st, 2016 |  


School Board discusses bonuses

Some Stokes County employees could receive a merit bonus based on an allotment of $85,000 earmarked for state funded, non-educator positions which inc...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Crotta’s game-winner lifts Wildcats past Knights

Andrea Crotta’s first goal proved to be the game winner for West Stokes. His second put the game away.Crotta scored the go-ahead goal midway thr...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Riverview Results

Riverview Results

Riverview senior golf winners on Sept. 20: Bobby Griffin, Mo Chilton, Bill Gorrell and Doc Lineberry (not pictured). Close to pin winners, Hole #5 Tom...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Stonewall winners

Stonewall winners

Pictured are winners of the nine hole, Thursday afternoon tournament held at Stonewall golf on Sept. 15. L to R: Jeff Dodson, Jason Mullins, Kelly Pie...

September 21st, 2016 |  


West Stokes exploits Cardinals in victory

West Stokes exploits Cardinals in victory

The West Stokes Wildcats drove nine miles down the road Friday night and faced rival East Surry in what is always a battle between the two schools. De...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Girls golf making steady improvements

According to coach Kent Mendenhall, the South Stokes High School girls golf team is headed towards steady improvements in preparation for the conferen...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Stonewall winners

Stonewall winners

Pictured are winners of the weekly, Thursday morning, Captain’s Choice tournament held at Stonewall Golf Course on September 8th. L to R : Seate...

September 14th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot
The Old Paths: Olympic memories

The Old Paths: Olympic memories

I closed my window on Sunday night because the screechy-braked school bus stopping next door often wakes me up. I was printing out math worksheets for...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Helpful tips from The Garden Plot

Helpful tips from The Garden Plot

THE ABUNDANT BENEFITS OF PLANTING A ROW OF KALE: You can plant a row of kale in the curly or Siberian variety and both are sweet and leafy and a treat...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Helpful tips from The Garden Plot

Helpful tips from The Garden Plot

DOG DAYS WILL END NEXT THURSDAY: It will still be plenty of heat remaining throughout the rest of the month of August, but the humidity of Dog Days wi...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

There will be a North Stokes High School Reunion for all the ones who graduated in 1965-69. This event takes place at North Stokes Saturday, September...

August 4th, 2016 |  


The Old Paths: A super summer indeed

The Old Paths: A super summer indeed

Many years ago, I wrote a poem called, “August Is the Cruelest Month.” Yes, I beg to differ with writer T.S. Eliot who said that April was...

August 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Sandy Ridge News
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Nancy Reynolds News
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Sandy Ridge News
Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Debbie Robertson has returned home after an overnight stay following her surgery at Medical Park Hospital Friday.Joyce Love has also returned home aft...

September 15th, 2016 |  


The Old Paths: Make time to make memories

The Old Paths: Make time to make memories

I may be a spring fanatic and a lover of summer, but who on the face of the earth doesn’t simply swoon over September? This is truly one of the ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

There was such a wonderful turnout at the Francisco Community Building Sunday, September 3, to celebrate Alma Dunkley’s 95th birthday. Family, f...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

We hope everyone had a safe Labor Day weekend!We extend sympathy to the family of Rachel Martin who passed away last week.The fundraiser for the Nancy...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Please join us as Sandy Ridge Music Association welcomes Hubert Lawson & The Bluegrass Country Boys as well as None of the Above on Saturday, Sept...

September 8th, 2016 |  


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