NEWS


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Incident and Arrest Reports
Sandy Ridge Ruritans announce scholarship recipients

Sandy Ridge Ruritans announce scholarship recipients

The Sandy Ridge Ruritan Club hosted the 2017 high school seniors from the Sandy Ridge Elementary school district on Thursday, April 27. A delicious me...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Rotary Club of King recognizes notable students

Rotary Club of King recognizes notable students

At a weekly club meeting held on May 4, the Rotary Club of King honored Zackary Young and Berenice Perez, third and fourth-quarter recipients of the c...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Duke Trustees honor Brodheads, elects King native new board chair

The Duke University Board of Trustees approved naming the renovated West Union building after President Richard H. Brodhead, who steps down June 30 af...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Art winners at Southeastern

Art winners at Southeastern

Southeastern Middle School held their annual art show on May 15. Winners from left to right: Oliva Apathy (second place), Rollin Coley (honorable ment...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Memorial Day Service planned in Danbury this weekend

The annual Memorial Day Service sponsored by the Brown Mountain Boys Camp 1340 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will be held in the meeting room of...

May 21st, 2017 |  


House Cup Banquet champions named

House Cup Banquet champions named

The 6th Annual House Cup Banquet for Mike Capizzani’s ELA and social studies classes was held at Southeastern Middle School on May 18. The Valje...

May 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Vikings win state title
Lady Cats advance to state championship

Lady Cats advance to state championship

On Tuesday evening, West Stokes won the Western Regional 2A soccer championship 1-0 over Hendersonville High School to advance to their second state c...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Brown and Clifton make their return at Bowman Gray

Brown and Clifton make their return at Bowman Gray

It’s one thing to race well when everything’s going your way. It’s a different matter to fight back from adversity into the Winner&#...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

A score of 12 under par captured the win for the following team in the weekly, Thursday morning, Captain’s Choice held at Stonewall Golf on May ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Surry wins Region X baseball title for first time since 2004

Surry wins Region X baseball title for first time since 2004

For the first time since 2004, Surry Community College’s baseball team is the Region X champion. In the process, the Knights swept the region...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Sauras stumble in third round of playoffs

Sauras stumble in third round of playoffs

South Stokes made their third trip of over 100 miles one way in the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs on Tuesday when they took on the No. 14 seeded Draughn Wi...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Lady Cats advance to fourth round

Lady Cats advance to fourth round

The Lady Wildcats advanced to the fourth round of the state 2A NCHSAA soccer playoffs for a third time in four years when they beat No. 18 seeded Cent...

May 19th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Critter concerns
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The Garden Plot
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Stokes County 4-H News!
The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Enjoying the last of 2017’s Dogwoods: The beautiful white Dogwood’s have adorned Piedmont woodlands and lawns since mid-April and are now ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

The Francisco Ladies Auxiliary celebrated Mother’s Day by having their monthly meeting at Mt. View Restaurant in Pilot Mountain Monday evening. ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Planting perennials in the month of May: May is the ideal month to start perennial flowers in containers and pots for flowers and foliage through all ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

By all accounts, last Saturday’s Francisco Community Market Day was a winner. Although misty rain fell that morning, the sun came out later and ...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 3rd, 2017. |  


4H News

Moss infestation of Piedmont lawns is a common problem. Moss invasions can occur for a variety of reasons, among them excessive shading; low soil fert...

May 2nd, 2017 updated: May 2nd, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Your Turn
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Sandy Ridge News
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King News
Critter concerns

Critter concerns

If mosquitoes liked me, they would have had a feast tonight as I sat out on my deck until nightfall. As it is, those little bloodsuckers do not bother...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Sorry I didn’t have an article for the paper last week. I was working on a little wedding for my daughter, Holly, who got married last Saturday....

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Nancy Reynolds News

Nancy Reynolds News

Sympathy is extended to the family of Bobby Nichols of Pilot Mountain who passed away last week.Happy Birthday to Kim Boyd, Andy Southern, Steven Smit...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Elected officials must put country over party

Dear Editor, what makes democracy work is that an elected government is held accountable to its citizens. What has made our particular democracy work ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Proud member of the Stokes Militia

In response to Mr. Bill Pulliam’s “opinion” article in the Stokes News, May 18, 2017. Comparing the Stokes County Militia (SCM) to t...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Concerned over drug use

Dear Editor, Stokes County Concerned Citizens … it should not be the name of a group, it should be a phrase that describes everyone in this coun...

May 21st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA