NEWS


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Summer reading programs start around the county
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Do you know where this is?
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Stonewall Results
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Myers Breaks Winless Streak at Bowman Gray

No answers on county budget

With only nine days left to finalize a budget, county commissioners only used 45 minutes of a scheduled three hour meeting Tuesday reviewing a grim re...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 23rd, 2016. |  


Do you know where this is?

Do you know where this is?

Tell us your name and where you think this picture was taken on thestokesnews.com. Check this space next week to see who sent in the first correct ans...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 23rd, 2016. |  


Bratcher wins state powerlifting championship

Bratcher wins state powerlifting championship

J.B. Bratcher is used to breaking records. In 2013, as a West Stokes football player he led the Wildcats defense in sacks and fumble recoveries. He le...

June 22nd, 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 |  


Stonewall Results

Stonewall Results

Winners of the Stonewall Golf Thursday morning Captain’s Choice tournament pictured L to R: Greg Collins, Glen Hawkins, Frank Rogers, Larry Clau...

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 |  


SPORTS


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Stonewall Results
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Myers Breaks Winless Streak at Bowman Gray
Mount Airy athletic director Donald Price dies after cancer battle

Mount Airy athletic director Donald Price dies after cancer battle

Mount Airy High School athletic director Donald Price died Friday afternoon, ending a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer that started when he was...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Senior Hop winners

Senior Hop winners

Senior Hop winners at Riverview Golf Course on June 21 were: Tommy Denny, Wayne Cardwell, Jessie Sams and Ira Bray. Close to pin winners were Hole no....

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Stokes YMCA jumps into summer camps

Stokes YMCA jumps into summer camps

Sports are meant to be fun and no one understands that better than the Stokes Family YMCA. On Monday morning they kicked off a weeklong sports camp ai...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Powerhouse Football Academy offers camp throughout summer

Powerhouse Football Academy offers camp throughout summer

While most football camps last a few days or even a week Mike Grayson’s Powerhouse Football Academy is offering a unique summer long football pr...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Young players gear up on the court

Young players gear up on the court

South Stokes Lady Sauras invited young athletes from fifth to eighth grade to learn more about volleyball in a four-day camp teaching basic fundamenta...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Celebrating 50 years
As heat sets in, time to water

As heat sets in, time to water

APPLYING LIQUID FERTILIZER TO SUMMER ROSES: Roses have been in bloom since early May and now the old blooms need to be deadheaded and then they need t...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

A huge number of family, friends and neighbors turned out for a surprise birthday party for Ertene Simmons on Saturday at the Francisco Community Buil...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Warm weather vegetable frenzy

Warm weather vegetable frenzy

A MID-JUNE WARM WEATHER VEGETABLE FRENZY: As June reaches its first half next week, all types of warm weather vegetables can be planted or set out in ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

The three day clean-up of the agriculture building at Francisco School was a dirty but successful event. Several volunteers worked to remove, clean an...

June 8th, 2016 |  


It is honeysuckle season

It is honeysuckle season

STILL A FEW STRAWBERRIES IN THE HARVEST: The days and nights are getting consistently warmer and the 2016 strawberry harvest may have reached its fina...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Nancy Reynolds News
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Sandy Ridge News
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King News

Francisco news

We will have Summer Backyard Bingo Saturday, June 25, at the Francisco Community Building. Hot dogs will be ready at 6:00 pm and the games start at 7:...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


The Old Paths: Summers gone by

The Old Paths: Summers gone by

We passed through that thin veil that separates spring from summer this week. Most barely noticed the transition since the trees donned their summer-g...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


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. |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Lena Priddy has news from Oak Ridge Baptist Church. “Dive Deep at VBS” is the theme this year for Vacation Bible School which will begin o...

June 16th, 2016 |  


King News

King News

After contacting Lynn E. Wilkes with the Red Cross regarding the Orlando tragedy, here are her thoughts:Our hearts go out to all those who are affecte...

June 16th, 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 |  


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