Poplar Springs Elementary Honor Roll

First Quarter Honor Roll3rd Grade Honor Roll: Nefee Avilez, David Black, Ragan Burge, Morgaen Butts, Ian Campbell, Taylor Capitano, Tanner Carroll, Vi...

January 19th, 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 19th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Chamber recognizes new board members, names Spirit of the Chamber award

Chamber recognizes new board members, names Spirit of the Chamber award

The King Chamber of Commerce held their annual membership meeting to welcome new faces and recognize retiring board members.“It went well. We ha...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Incident and Arrest Reports

Simple Assault and communicating threats was reported at 514 Kingsway Dr., King on Jan. 8.Larceny of 90-percocets valued at $90 was reported at 440 In...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Foxx stops in Stokes

Foxx stops in Stokes

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx made a quick stop in King on Tuesday to chat with constituents before making her way to Mount Airy for two events planned late...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Hall sworn-in for first full term

Hall sworn-in for first full term

Representative Kyle Hall was sworn-in for his first full-term in the North Carolina House of Representatives. Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland County) a...

January 18th, 2017 |  


MLK remembered

MLK remembered

Close to 60 people came out to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday morning in an annual march through downtown Walnut Cove endin...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

The Stokes Family YMCA kicked off the new year with a renovated wellness center.“We removed two of the lines of equipment we’ve had and br...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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 |