NEWS


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Chestnut Grove Middle A/B Honor Roll
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Celebrating the season
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Foxx Selected as Chairwoman of House Committee on Education and the Workforce

With approval of the full Republican conference, the House Republican Steering Committee has selected Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as the chairwoman of...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Inman receives honor

Inman receives honor

Recently retired Stokes County Commissioner Leon Inman was presented with the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society award Monday morning....

December 7th, 2016 |  


Fire ban lifted in Stokes

Fire experts with the NC Forest Service say recent rains have helped reduce the fire danger for Stokes County and the Piedmont of North Carolina and t...

December 7th, 2016 |  


So You Want to get Some Honeybees

Stokes Cooperative Extension in partnership with Certified Beekeeper Will Kiser and the King Public Library will present the class So You Want to get ...

December 2nd, 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...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Stokes Arts to Present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

Stokes Arts to Present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

Author Barbara Robinson’s funny and touching tale of an out-of-control Christmas pageant will come to life onstage at Mount Olive Elementary Sch...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Saura wrestlers place third
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Sauras sweep Vikings
Weekly Sports Brief in Stokes County

Weekly Sports Brief in Stokes County

ScoresMonday, Nov. 28 –Chestnut Grove @ Mount Airy: A Boys 35-24 win; B Boys 31-22 Loss; A Girls 35-27 win; B Girls 19-12 win.Meadowview @ Piney...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Wildcats pick up two wins

Wildcats pick up two wins

West Stokes Wildcats had a busy first week of basketball taking on three games in four days and winning two of the three.On Tuesday, Nov. 29 the Wildc...

December 7th, 2016 |  


WPAC announces All-Conference Teams

WPAC announces All-Conference Teams

The Western Piedmont Athletic Conference released their fall all-conference teams for the 2016 seasons. Between West and South Stokes they received 50...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Garner signs with NCSU

Garner signs with NCSU

North Stokes softball player, senior Chandley Garner has finally turned the 2014 commitment into a signing with North Carolina State University for th...

December 7th, 2016 |  


West Stokes host Turkey Duals

West Stokes host Turkey Duals

The West Stokes Wildcats wrestling team hosted their annual Turkey Duals Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 26. This year’s teams included S...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Sauras fall in wrestling

Sauras fall in wrestling

South Stokes hosted their first tri-match of the wrestling season on Wednesday, Nov. 23 with the Lexington Yellow Jackets and Ben L. Smith Golden Eagl...

November 30th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot

Francisco news

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I know I did. I ate too much but that’s all part of the Thanksgiving experience! But it is a time ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

A VERY WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING TO ALL OF YOU: We are thankful for all the readers of the Garden Plot which is now well into its 20th year. Our first co...

November 24th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

PLENTY OF COLOR IN THE LATE NOVEMBER GARDEN: The garden plot still has plenty of green even in late November and also a tint of yellow from the fragra...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Francisco news

Don’t know about you, but I’m glad the election is over. I had the privilege of working at the Francisco precinct on Tuesday and had a bal...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Southern living (not the magazine)

Southern living (not the magazine)

There are times I am so thankful to live in the South. Okay, let me specify which times……uh, ALL the time. If you’ve read my columns...

November 16th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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King News
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Your Turn

Your Turn

Why do you think it’s important for the community to support local businesses during the holiday season? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } ...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


The Old Paths: Christmases past….

The Old Paths: Christmases past….

It’s that time of year again. You know, the holly jolly season of ho ho ho. Although I am not the biggest fan of the premise of Christmas (that ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

Let’s face it. When your 20 guests arrive for Christmas Dinner, are they going to see the back of your disheveled head as you run from the room ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Support local businesses

Dear Editor, come and support local businesses in downtown King this Saturday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. STREAT Provision, a food truck that provides f...

December 7th, 2016 |  


King News

King News

City Of King Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at King Central Park will be this Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. The West Stokes High School Band will begin ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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