NEWS


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It’s for the birds

Increase in local flu cases

The Stokes County Health Department would like to inform the public that there has been an increase in flu-like illness within the county in the past ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Clif Notes to present reunion concert

They call themselves the Clif Notes, named after their high-school choral director Clif Arnold, who will lead them in a ten year reunion concert on Ma...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Commissioner Jones requests change in rules of procedures

Stokes County commissioner and past board chairwoman, Ronda Jones requested a reevaluation of the county commissioners’ rules of procedure Monda...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Rebecca Dresser and Mike Davis to exhibit in Apple Gallery

Rebecca Dresser and Mike Davis to exhibit in Apple Gallery

The Stokes County Arts Council will host local artists Rebecca Dresser and Mike Davis in the Apple Gallery February 22 through March 21. An opening re...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Lungrin places fourth, Fatz fifth at state championship
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Wildcats run past Sauras into championship game
Vikings fall to Villains

Vikings fall to Villains

North Stokes honored three seniors on each of their varsity teams before games against Bishop McGuinness on Friday, Feb. 10: Elijah East, Dakota Smith...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Wildcats finish second in WPAC

Wildcats finish second in WPAC

The West Stokes Wildcats (17-7) won their last two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference games to go 8-2 on the season and finish behind North Surry, t...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot
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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


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Nancy Reynolds News
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Your Turn
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Loaves and Dishes
King News

King News

In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.Noble souls, throug...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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