NEWS


Local leaders continue discussions on drug abuse

Local leaders continue discussions on drug abuse

Leaders in the community, from school board members to county commissioners, continue to discuss the recent spike in illegal drug use.School Board mem...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Stokes recognizes School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

Stokes recognizes School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

North Carolina schools have been invited to participate in the American School Bus Council’s Love the Bus campaign during the month of February....

February 15th, 2017 |  


Arts Place holds first performance

Arts Place holds first performance

On Friday, the Stokes County Arts Council christened its new Arts Place, a $1.2 million project in the heart of Danbury, with the first of three Winte...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Community rallies around drug issue

Community rallies around drug issue

“We’ve all heard about drug problems our whole lives and we thought this was somewhere else,” said Mike Marshall at a recent Stokes ...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Incident and Arrest Reports

Stokes ArrestsRyan W. Holmes of Tobaccoville Rd., Rural Hall was charged with obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods on J...

February 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Vikings fall to Villains

Walnut Cove Little League Signups

Walnut Cove Little League will soon hold their 2017 spring signup for Tee Ball, Softball, and Baseball. Each registration will be held in the concessi...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Sauras grab win over Yellow Jackets

Sauras grab win over Yellow Jackets

For the second time, the South Stokes Sauras cruised past the Carver Yellow Jackets 84-53 on Monday, Feb. 13 in the first round of the Western Piedmon...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Power Cheer and Tumble announces Session 5 classes

Power Cheer & Tumble has announced their Session 5 classes that began on Monday, Feb. 13 and will end on Wed. March 22. The cost is $50 for the se...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Trojans win regular season and tournament championship

Lady Trojans win regular season and tournament championship

The Chestnut Grove Lady Trojans completed the season sweep by winning the regular season with a 13-1 record and then won the Foothills Middle School T...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Athletes compete in state track meet

Athletes compete in state track meet

The 2017 NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Track Meet was held in Winston-Salem at the JDL Fast Track on Friday, Feb. 10. North Stokes had the most athletes q...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Three wrestlers qualify for state meet

Three wrestlers qualify for state meet

North Stokes, South Stokes and West Stokes had one qualifier from each school to wrestle their way to the state tournament after placing at their resp...

February 13th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


11:28 pm |    
The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot
12:30 pm |    
The sinister lure of drugs

Francisco news

The landscape down Highway 89 in Francisco has changed somewhat in the last few days. The old Francisco Post Office/Moir Brothers Store is no longer t...

February 7th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

A BIT OF WEATHER LORE ON GROUNDHOG DAY: Of course everyone knows today is Groundhog Day or “Candlemas” as it is known in Pennsylvania Dutc...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Can you believe January is gone?? Is it because I’m older? It seems like you can’t turn around before another month has come and gone. I d...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Francisco news

A good number of people showed up Sunday for the community meeting at the Francisco Community Building. Paul Blue, Bill Hart and Jay Talmon are headin...

January 25th, 2017 updated: January 25th, 2017. |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Protecting plants and bushes from weight of snow and ice, and don’t forget icicles! Always remember snow and ice are heavy and they can damage a...

January 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:32 am |    
Your Turn
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Loaves and Dishes
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King News
Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Lena Priddy is a patient at Forsyth Hospital. On Monday, February 13, she had surgery to have stints put in her neck. We all hope you fully recover an...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Wasn’t the weekend gorgeous? Judging by the temperatures, you would never think that it is February. It was so nice to see lots of folks, young ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Valerie and Anthony Bowman of Myrtle Beach were up this weekend visiting their parents. Anthony’s dad recently celebrated his birthday.Happy bir...

February 13th, 2017 |  


King News

King News

Mark your calendars and make plans to join the Young Adult Class of Quaker Gap Baptist Church after church on Sunday, February 19 for a delicious Ital...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 11, as Sandy Ridge Music Association welcomes The Molly Rose Bank for our monthly bluegrass music event. We...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

The landscape down Highway 89 in Francisco has changed somewhat in the last few days. The old Francisco Post Office/Moir Brothers Store is no longer t...

February 7th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA