NEWS


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Impact of local libraries
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Good News!
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Masonic names 2017 officers
The Arts Place of Stokes becomes a reality

The Arts Place of Stokes becomes a reality

Walk into The Arts Place in Danbury and something will catch your eye. It’s sleek, beautiful, reminiscent, charming and a place you’ll wan...

March 22nd, 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...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Riverview Results
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Stokes County Sports Brief
Lady Vikings win track meet

Lady Vikings win track meet

The North Stokes girls track team continued their dominance with victories over Winston-Salem Prep, Bishop McGuinness, and Mount Airy on Tuesday. The ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Wildcats win eight straight

Lady Wildcats win eight straight

The West Stokes Lady Wildcats softball team has won eight games in a row since their 3-2 loss to East Surry in 10 innings to start the 2017 season....

March 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Sauras fall to Cardinals

Lady Sauras fall to Cardinals

South Stokes traveled to East Surry, the state’s No. 3 ranked team in 1A, and lost a close 2-0 decision on Thursday, March 23 in a non-conferenc...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Meadowbrook Academy retains Lloyd trophy

Meadowbrook Academy retains Lloyd trophy

Meadowbrook Academy’s Douglas Callihan was one of ten students that participated in the Jock Lloyd 5k Challenge on March 11. The school retained...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Sauras take down East Surry 7-1

Sauras take down East Surry 7-1

South Stokes hosted East Surry on Wednesday for a non-conference matchup and senior Andrew Tilley was the hero of the night. He allowed one hit and st...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Stonewall Winners

Stonewall Winners

Pictured are winners of the 9 Hole Captain’s Choice tournament held at Stonewall on Thursday, March 23. L to R: D. Rail, “Shrek”, Je...

March 24th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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

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. |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Tomorrow: Saint Patrick’s Day deadline for planning Irish potatoes: This is a great day for the Irish and also a great day to get a potato crop ...

March 14th, 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 |  


OPINION


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Your Turn
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Loaves and Dishes
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Nancy Reynolds News

Sad April Fools joke

Dear Editor, this coming April Fools’ Day can remind us that the meat, egg, and dairy industries have been playing us for fools year-round. Thei...

March 26th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA