Christmas season whirled into Stokes County over the weekend. Walnut Cove and King hosted well-attended tree lighting ceremonies on Friday night. On S...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Forsyth Tech Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Stokes County Center

Forsyth Tech Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Stokes County Center

Forsyth Tech will celebrate the opening of its new Stokes County Center in Walnut Cove with a Ribbon-Cutting ceremony followed by an Open House, inclu...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Teen killed in shooting

Teen killed in shooting

Police have arrested Roger Dale Phillips III, 19, in connection with the shooting of Chanler Aaron Gilham, a 17-year-old West Stokes High School stude...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Senior Center names volunteer of the year

Senior Center names volunteer of the year

Sharon Harper was happily surprised on Friday morning when she was named Walnut Cove’s Senior Citizens’ Center Volunteer of the Year at th...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Sheriff offers tips for safe shopping during the holiday season

“The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the latest gadgets and find the best d...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Rose wins essay contest

Rose wins essay contest

Meadowbrook Academy student Montana Rose won the Voice of Democracy Essay Contest sponsored by the VFW. The theme for the essay contest was “My ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Foxx Selected as Chairwoman of House Committee on Education and the Workforce

With approval of the full Republican conference, the House Republican Steering Committee has selected Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as the chairwoman of...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Inman receives honor

Inman receives honor

Recently retired Stokes County Commissioner Leon Inman was presented with the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society award Monday morning....

December 7th, 2016 |  


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 |