NEWS


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Do you know where this is?
10:13 pm
Updated: 8:10 am. |    
Snow blankets Stokes County
9:39 pm
Updated: 8:10 am. |    
Patriot’s Pen Essay winners
9:06 pm |    
Brown receives recognition
Superintendent sings school announcement

Superintendent sings school announcement

Parents and students got a little chuckle this week when Stokes County School Superintendent, Dr. Brad Rice let them know school had been cancelled.On...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Citizens express concern over stray animals

Stokes County Humane Society rescued 129 animals in 2014 and in 2015, while the animal shelter was closed for six months, rescued 402. The organizatio...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Blood donors needed

Blood donors needed

The American Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations today in response to a severe winter blood shortage and asks eligible...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Commissioners vote to provide transportation position for foster care

“We’re in a fairly desperate situation,” said Stokes County Manager, Rick Morris at a recent county commissioner meeting.Stokes curr...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Incident and Arrest Reports

Breaking and entering and injury to real property valued at $125 was reported at 209 West Wall Rd., King on Jan. 3.Larceny of Dell Laptop, wireless la...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Centennial Award winners

Centennial Award winners

The Judicial District 17B Bar held their annual meeting in November at Luna Farms in Westfield. President Brandon West led the business portion of the...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Wrestling Roundup
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Young Vikings fall
Wildcats beat North Surry; blowout East Surry

Wildcats beat North Surry; blowout East Surry

The West Stokes varsity boys’ basketball team opened up the 2017 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference with a 70-63 road win over fourth ranked N...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Weekly Sports Brief

Weekly Sports Brief

Tuesday, Jan. 3 –West Stokes Wrestling (15) vs. North Surry (63)West Stokes Basketball @ North Surry: Varsity Boys WS 70-63; Varsity Girls NS 64...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Ellis signs to play lacrosse at Montreat

Ellis signs to play lacrosse at Montreat

Patrick Ellis, a senior at West Stokes High School, signed his letter of intent to play lacrosse at Montreat College with family, friends, and coaches...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Stonewall Results

Stonewall Results

Eleven under par was the winning score in the Thursday morning, Captain’s Choice tournament, held weekly at Stonewall golf course. On January 5 ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Sauras sitting in first place

Sauras sitting in first place

The South Stokes Sauras varsity boys’ team broke out of their three-game skid with two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference (WPAC) wins over the...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Weekly Sports Brief

Weekly Sports Brief

Scores:Monday, Dec. 26 –West Stokes Boy’s Basketball – Frank Spencer Tournament vs. Winston Salem Prep: Loss 62-49South Stokes Boy&#...

January 4th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot
The Old Paths: Watching Christmas classics

The Old Paths: Watching Christmas classics

The holidays are over now, unless you celebrate Epiphany on January 6 or Old Christmas on January 7. I believe I successfully watched every Christmas ...

January 4th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Organizing the Christmas Take Down and Storage: As you take the Christmas tree and all the decorations down during the next few days, make it a meanin...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 29th, 2016. |  


Francisco news

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. I know I did. When I was younger, Christmas was all about the presents. As I get older, I find that I’...

December 27th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

A Peanut City Ham Cooked in a Black Wash pot: The ham of choice at Christmas was a Virginia ham, but it did not come from Smithfield, Virginia but fro...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


The Old Paths: The season of giving

The Old Paths: The season of giving

The road to my house is currently ablaze with Christmas lights. My home smells like a combination of honey-baked ham and homemade goodies. My new bees...

December 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Updated: 10:49 pm. |    
Your Turn
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Francisco news

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4H News

Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Most churches were closed this past Sunday; so, I don’t have any current news from anyone. If you’ve been snowed in like me, you’re ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


King News

King News

Wasn’t the snow beautiful? It was wonderful to come on a weekend so a lot of people could enjoy it more. Do you remember the year it snowed ever...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Dorothy Wilson has been in the hospital.Kenny Black had surgery due to circulation problems.Sympathy is extended to the family of Donald Durham who pa...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Well, the New Year is off and running! Hope you didn’t celebrate too much. I always look forward to a new year. For me, it’s like a new be...

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


Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

Can we just get real for 2017? Let’s just go ahead and make a resolution to:1) To maintain a shape (remember, round is a shape).2) To move aroun...

January 4th, 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. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA