NEWS


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Teen killed in shooting
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Rose wins essay contest

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 |  


Dewey’s Bakery opens in Walnut Cove

Dewey’s Bakery opens in Walnut Cove

Southeastern Stokes Middle School is operating a Dewey’s Bakery fundraising location in Walnut Cove for the holiday season next to Hicks Pharmac...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Soup in a Bowl event helps food pantries

Soup in a Bowl event helps food pantries

The Soup in a Bowl event held at Hanging Rock on Nov. 19 brought in nearly $7,000 and the money raised along with the canned food donations were divid...

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
1:28 pm |    
The Garden Plot
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The Garden Plot

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 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

TOMORROW: VETERANS DAY, A DAY TO REMEMBER: If you are a veteran, one of the best places to be to celebrate the event is at the Golden Corral on Milita...

November 10th, 2016 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

THE DEPARTURE OF AN OLD SUMMER FRIEND: This friend leaves us early Sunday morning at 2:00AM. Yes, Daylight Savings Time departed for six months, and h...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Francisco news

Can you believe it’s November? Not sure where the time has gone this year. Next week at this time, we will know who our next president will be. ...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Loaves and Dishes
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King News
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Sandy Ridge News

Merry Christmas

Handel’s Messiah is a great opener for this Christmas season with its transcending message of Jesus Christ, the awaited Messiah. It will be perf...

November 30th, 2016 |  


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 |  


King News

King News

Should We Give Thanks to God FOR Everything… Including Bad Things?Thanksgiving Devotion by Dr. John WrenThanksgiving season is approaching and i...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Sandy Ridge News

Sandy Ridge News

Don’t miss The LeBeaus at Delta UMC on Sunday, November 27 at 5 p.m. This father and son duo, based out of Lexington, have been singing southern...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Loaves and Dishes

Loaves and Dishes

Come on, admit it. You’ve been thinking about that election a lot! You know you have. Did you win? It feels good, doesn’t it? You feel a s...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA