NEWS


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Do you know where this is?
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Foxx stops in Stokes
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MLK remembered
New fishing and hunting property made available to the public

New fishing and hunting property made available to the public

Piedmont Land Conservancy (PLC) has transferred 155 acres of forests and fields in northwest Stokes County to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Southeastern to host murder mystery performance

The theater club at Southeastern Middle is preparing for their first performance this Friday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. in the school’s media center....

January 11th, 2017 |  


Snow blankets Stokes County

Snow blankets Stokes County

The first snow of the year fell over the weekend bringing in between eight to 12 inches around the county. Photographer Dale Sands captured a tranquil...

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


Teens attend Right Decision program

Teens attend Right Decision program

Members of the Meadows Baptist Teen Church recently attended the Right Decisions, Right Now program. The initiative is sponsored by RAI Tobacco and is...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Patriot’s Pen Essay winners

Patriot’s Pen Essay winners

Veterans Carl Hinkle and Ronnie Sickler, from VFW Post 11173 in Walnut Cove, visited Chestnut Grove Middle on Dec. 6 and presented Certificates of Mer...

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


SPORTS


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Updated: 12:04 pm. |    
Wildcats complete comeback against Sauras
Wildcats breeze by Cardinals

Wildcats breeze by Cardinals

The West Stokes Wildcats had no let down from their emotional game against South Stokes from the night before and cruised to a 71-57 win over the East...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Saura wrestlers win 3-0

Saura wrestlers win 3-0

On Friday West Stokes hosted a Quad-Meet with South Stokes, Forbush, and Carver. South Stokes went 3-0 on the evening with a 57-11 win over West Stoke...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Stonewall Results

Stonewall Results

Eleven under par was the winning score in the Thursday, Jan. 5, Captain’s Choice tournament, held weekly at Stonewall golf course. The pictured ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Wall wins second NCHSA State Championship

Wall wins second NCHSA State Championship

Billy Wall, formerly of Meadows and now residing in Taylorsville, N.C., recently won his second North Carolina Hare Scramble Association Masters ̵...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Wrestling Roundup

Wrestling Roundup

Both West Stokes and South Stokes only wrestled one match this week due to the snow that hit the east coast over the weekend and North Stokes was unab...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Mathis competes in international competition

Mathis competes in international competition

Zeb Mathis, a student at Japan Shudokan Budo-Kai Karate-Do (King School of Karate) instructed by Sensei Steven Hewett, competed in his first internati...

January 11th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
The Garden Plot
4:28 pm |    
The Garden Plot

Francisco news

Wasn’t the snow gorgeous? Here on Sam Moir Road, we had around 8 inches of the white stuff. Mama always said not to make snow cream with the fir...

January 11th, 2017 updated: 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. |  


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

Tomorrow is Day of Epiphany: Tomorrow is celebrated as Day of Epiphany which is the day the Wise Men arrived at a house in Bethlehem from Chaldea in t...

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. |  


OPINION


12:02 pm |    
Your Turn

Francisco news

Although it was a rather large snowfall for our area, I’m happy to say it didn’t stick around. Love to see it come, but I love to see it g...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

What do you see when that first flake of snow starts to fall? Do you see a snow day coming? A day off of work? A day away from school? Do thoughts of ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Oak Ridge Baptist Church will have the Men’s Breakfast on Sunday, January 22 at 7 a.m. The men will be in charge all day, including Sunday schoo...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


King News

King News

The weather says sunny and 60 degrees for Saturday. Looks like God likes a chicken stew. Beautiful weather, great food and a great cause. Come on out ...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Sympathy is extended to the family of Kenny Black who passed away Friday. His funeral service was held Sunday at Brims Grove Baptist Church. He was th...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


The Old Paths: Community = “with unity”

The Old Paths: Community = “with unity”

Although I refer to myself as a wannabe hermit, I still love events that promote community. Cold weather for the Walnut Cove Christmas Parade? No matt...

January 18th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA