King City Council votes to remove Christian flag–The vote was not unanimous

September 20, 2010

(Editor’s note: This story, originally posted on Sunday night, was updated on Monday evening and again on Tuesday morning after further interviews with City of King officials.)

The flags that fly at the Veterans Memorial in King’s Central Park flutter in the late summer breeze. But one flag that has stood there since the Memorial was presented to the public in 2004 is conspicuously missing—the Christian flag.
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An Update from Stokes County

February 11, 2009

Lincoln Day Dinner will be April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at South Stokes High School tickets $10.00 each can be bought at door.

Convention will be March 14 at the Government Center I think the time is 10:00 a.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. This time and date will be in the Stokes News.

Our Fund Raiser – $9,900 Money give-a-way – will be April 25. These tickets will sell for $100 each.

Check the Stokes News for info about your precinct meeting these will be held soon if you would like to be a delegate to the County Convention you can get your name on the list at the precinct meeting. If you are not sure about which precinct you are in please send another email or call 994-2430 and we will be glad to help you.

Our next monthly meeting is Feb 24 at the Government Center 7:00 p.m.

Stokes: ‘No’ to school-land purchase

November 26, 2008

Published: November 26, 2008

DANBURY – Stokes County commissioners did not authorize the purchase of land for a new elementary school or set aside money for school-capital projects at a meeting Monday night.

That means that the next step in determining the fate of Nancy Reynolds Elementary School and a new elementary school for the King area will be a joint meeting between the Stokes County commissioners and school-board members.

Foxx GOTV Calls!

October 31, 2008

Congresswoman Virginia’s Foxx’s team is out making phone calls and pushing the 72 hour plan.  They need your help.  If you live in Forsyth, Davie, Yadkin, or Stokes please contact Brad Langston (877) 253-0861 or email him at  Foxx’s team says they are making calls all day long from 9am to 9pm.  The democrats are voting heavily, and the only way we can win is to get out every republican.

Their office is located at :
2575 Old Glory Road
Clemmons, NC 27012

Long-lost medals restored to WWII veteran

October 27, 2008

By Leslie Bray Evans
Thursday, October 23, 2008 1:57 AM EDT

When they told 86-year-old Marion James they were taking him to the American Legion in King on Wednesday, October 15, he thought he was just going to some sort of meeting. He had no idea that he was going to have restored to him something that meant much to him—his medals for service in World War II.

Les Merritt: County Chair’s

October 15, 2008


Watauga – Linda Craig
Wilkes – Sheriff Dan Mastin
Stokes – Sheriff Mike Joyce
Surry – Sen. Don East
Rockingham – Sheriff Sam Paige
Davie – Sheriff Andy Stokes

Upcomming Events!

September 25, 2008

Keep a close eye on our calendar folks. You can always find it to the right under Blogroll – NC05 Calendar. Or here – 

Several of our counties are having kickoff and rally events.  Davie County is set to open its HQ on Friday afternoon.  Stokes County is kicking off its 5 Republican Rally Weekends this weekend.  Surry County is also having a series of picnics to be aware of.  Stay tuned and keep up the good work.

If you have things to add to the calendar please let us know at



A little help from our friends.

September 23, 2008

Thank you North Carolina Republican Party!  Two new Victory 2008 offices have opened to help the GOTV effort in our district.  Volunteers are needed, and you can work out of your local GOP headquarters.   Work on the point system and get rewarded with cool campaign gear.  If you are interested feel free to contact one of these fine gentlemen listed below.

Kevin Turner
(Ashe, Alleghany, Alexander, Wilkes, Watauga)
149 Meadowview Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(573) 647-1616

Thomas Coley
(Davie, Forsyth, Rowan, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin)
2110 Cloverdale Ave. Suite D
Winston Salem, NC 27103
(336) 724-6000