NEWS


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Good News!
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Masonic names 2017 officers

King Senior Center offers classes

King Senior Center will be offering Living Healthy each Thursday at 10a.m. until 12:30 p.m.The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop g...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Walmart Supercenter staying busy in King

Walmart Supercenter staying busy in King

A new 24-hour Walmart Supercenter in King opened its doors last Wednesday morning to a crowd of excited guests, shoppers and staff. The pep rally atmo...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


School Board supports installing air conditioning at North, South Stokes

Discussions regarding the type, size, cost and funding for air conditioning at South and North Stokes High Schools resumed at Monday night’s sch...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Walnut Cove offers free Wi-Fi downtown

Walnut Cove announced a new addition to the area that will benefit residents and visitors year-round.As part of a matched grant through Appalachian Re...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


South Stokes gets solar boost from Duke Energy

South Stokes gets solar boost from Duke Energy

As part of a $300,000 grant, Duke Energy announced it would provide 100 percent funding to install a solar power system at South Stokes High, which is...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Afterschool program shows music matters

Afterschool program shows music matters

Walnut Cove Elementary Upbeats gave a toe-tapping performance at Monday night’s Stokes County School Board meeting.The 25 third through fifth gr...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Stonewall Winners
Elliott leads team to win over South Stokes

Elliott leads team to win over South Stokes

West Stokes senior Ethan Elliott, the two-time reigning WPAC Conference Player of the Year, helped the Wildcats beat South Stokes 9-0 with his 6-2, 6-...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Wildcats blank Sauras 4-0

Lady Wildcats blank Sauras 4-0

The Lady Wildcats soccer team, ranked 8th in 2A by MaxPreps.com, traveled to county rival South Stokes on Friday, March 17 and scored two goals in eac...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Wildcats take the win over Walkertown

Wildcats take the win over Walkertown

West Stokes (5-3) welcomed the Walkertown Wolfpack (4-3) on Monday for a non-conference baseball game. The game was a tight pitcher’s duel.Noah ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Adkins wins golf tournament

Adkins wins golf tournament

Seven-year-old Riley Adkins won her first golf tournament of the year in Greenville, S.C. at the Carolina Springs Golf Club on March 18. She shot a 42...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Local karate school brings home medals

Local karate school brings home medals

Students from Japan Shudokan Budo-Kai Karate School in King returned from their latest competition on Saturday, March 18 as they competed at the AAU K...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Beecher honored as ACC Legend

Beecher honored as ACC Legend

Former North Stokes Viking and Virginia Tech men’s basketball standout Bobby Beecher was named to the 2017 ACC Men’s Basketball Legends Cl...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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Wearin’ o’ the Green
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The Garden Plot

Francisco news

It feels like ole man winter is back. At least we didn’t get the snow that was forecasted for the early part of the week. God bless the people u...

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


Francisco news

The Francisco Volunteer Fire Department will have their chicken stew ready for pickup Saturday, March 11, starting at 2 p.m. Anyone that has placed an...

March 8th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Can we look for snow in the middle of March? Snow in the middle of March is very possible and some of our biggest snows have occurred in the middle of...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Only love

Only love

When I turned on my laptop this past Monday, one of the first things I saw was a breaking news story from the Associated Press. It told of horrific ha...

February 28th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

March: Will we have more lamb or lion days during the month? Spring of 2017 is still 18 days from now but from the temperature right now, it seems muc...

February 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Loaves and Dishes
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Nancy Reynolds News
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Sad April Fools joke

Liberty

Dear Editor, “God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberti...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

It’s Mad About Jesus Science Night at Oak Ridge Baptist Church Friday, March 24 for K-5 from 7 to 8:30 p. m.Mark your calendars for the followin...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Welcome spring! Although I really shouldn’t complain about the winter, it was fairly mild. But I love this time of year. Alfred Dunkley said he ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Your Turn

Your Turn

Have you been to the new Walmart in King? What did you think? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neF...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Speaks, Ruth Robertson, Mary and Don Romine enjoyed Sunday afternoon at the Wohlfahrt Haus in Wytheville, Virginia watching the Buddy Holly Stor...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Randy FulkHorticulture Extension Agent- Stokes County Cooperative Extension

Randy FulkHorticulture Extension Agent- Stokes County Cooperative Extension

Stokes Cooperative Extension will present the annual Small Farms Day in Stokes Tour on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The annual tour visits 4 – 5 in...

March 20th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA