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Suspect identified in Pinnacle standoff, stabbing

PINNACLE — Law enforcement has identified the suspect who was shot and killed by offers during an hours-long police standoff …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Appalachian State University Spring 2015 Degrees Awarded List

The University, College or Departmental designation is awarded to undergraduate students who participate in the challenging curriculum of the Honors …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Ararat tremors confirmed as earthquake

After much speculation, the tremor felt in east-central part of Surry County Sunday was confirmed as a mild earthquake. Some …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Over 150 ask BOC to address fracking, coal ash

Over 150 ask BOC to address fracking, coal ash

The Stokes County Board of Commissioner got a clear message Monday from residents from throughout the county and surrounding counties …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Towns, county considering hazard plan

Stokes County and all three municipalities are reviewing a new regional hazard mitigation plan. Stokes County EMS Director Greg Collins …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Pine Hall standoff suspect turns himself in

Pine Hall standoff suspect turns himself in

Carlos Saenz Ballesteros, 45, of Knight Road turned himself into the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday following a two …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Blood Donation Opportunities August 1-15, 2015 Media contact: Natividad Lewis, 704-347-8491, @ARCBloodCAR redcrossblood.org Every two seconds someone needs blood: Red …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Walnut Cove considering liquor by the drink

Walnut Cove residents may have a chance to vote to approve or deny liquor by the drink in the town …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Socks to be named after King

Socks to be named after King

You will soon be able to buy socks honoring the City of King, thanks to the efforts of local business …

July 25th, 2015 |  

One dead following Pinnacle police stand off

An unidentified suspect is dead and another man is recovering from multiple stab wounds after an hours-long police standoff near …

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  

Safety top priority at Carolina Ziplines

Safety top priority at Carolina Ziplines

“Safety is first.” That is the mantra at Carolina Ziplines Canopy Tours, according to co-owner Barbara Bollman. Bollman said she …

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  

Concerns over tree cutting

Residents in the Walnut Cove area are upset over the recent Duke Power right of way management which has resulted …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Walnut Cove begins search for new manager

The Walnut Cove Board of Commissioners are interviewing five potential candidates for the position of Town Manager this week. Interviews …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Core sample shows potential

State geologists have confirmed that initial observations of the Walnut Tree core sample drilling show 323 feet of organically rich …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

November contests set

A flurry of last minute filing by incumbent candidates has filled out the ballot for the November municipal elections. In …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Growing help for the hungry

Growing help for the hungry

Since opening its doors last spring, the Northern Stokes Food Pantry has seen nothing but growth. They have had growth …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

Business of the Quarter

Business of the Quarter

By Foot Sports has been named as the King Chamber of Commerce Business of the Quarter. The running supply store …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Public records

LAND TRANSFERS In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for property be …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Stokes County Arts Council to feature Ken Bridle and Annie Pakes

Stokes County Arts Council to feature Ken Bridle and Annie Pakes

The Stokes County Arts Council is proud to feature Ken Bridle and Annie Pakes in the Apple Gallery during the …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Stokes Arts Community Theatre to present ‘The Meaning of Our Tears’

Stokes Arts Community Theatre to present ‘The Meaning of Our Tears’

The Stokes County Arts Council will present “The Meaning of Our Tears”, a theatrical adaptation of the book by author …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

What’s Going On

Editor’s Note: Events listed in the calendar must be submitted in writing. Calendar items are not accepted over the telephone. …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

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 …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

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