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 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

Snow in the middle of March is possible: Some of the biggest snows in Piedmont N.C. have occurred during the month of March. Even though spring is int...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Wearin’ o’ the Green

Wearin’ o’ the Green

I am teetotally crazy about most all things Irish. Not just “pert near” or “near ‘bout” but “smack dab” craz...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


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 |  


The Garden Plot

The Garden Plot

March: Will we have more lamb or lion days during the month? Spring of 2017 is still 18 days from now but from the temperature right now, it seems muc...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Francisco news

Once again, our Francisco community was disappointed by the elected Stokes County Board of Commissioners Monday night when they voted against the comm...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |