It's been five months since state regulators ordered Duke Energy to excavate coal ash at six remaining sites across North Carolina. Duke is taking steps to modernize the plant, but for those who live nearby, the action isn't enough.
7:15am Sep 10, 2019Environment Environment
7:36am Jan 11, 2019Environment Environment
More than a hundred people gathered at Walnut Cove Elementary Thursday night to voice their concerns over coal ash stored at the Belews Creek plant in Stokes County.
4:08pm Oct 26, 2018Environment Environment
Forsyth County officials are considering a plan to buy land near Duke Energy’s Belews Creek Steam Station. The property would be used for a new regional park.
5:18am Dec 08, 2017Arts Arts Environment
A local artist is using her talents to create a new public art display in Stokes County.
3:24pm Apr 07, 2016Environment Environment
Some residents in the Piedmont will get a chance to voice their concerns about coal ash during a public meeting Thursday.
2:04am Mar 24, 2016Environment Environment
Public hearings are taking place across the state for residents that live near Duke Energy’s coal ash pits.
3:59am Jul 28, 2015Environment Environment
A large crowd filled the Stokes County Commissioners chamber Monday evening to express their concerns about fracking, and its possible effects on drinking water.
5:19am May 28, 2015Environment Environment
The NAACP says it’s investigating the impact of fracking and coal ash on minority communities.
10:37pm Apr 27, 2015Politics & Government Politics & Government
The Stokes County courthouse is one of several government buildings in North Carolina that will soon bear the saying “In God We Trust”.
11:00pm Jun 23, 2014Environment Environment
The Piedmont Land Conservancy has bought a large tract of land along the Dan River.
3:09pm Apr 03, 2013Community Event Community Event
Area residents are being asked to Start by Believing.
6:24pm Mar 18, 2013Community Event Community Event
Many are watching to see if the Stokes County School Board will eliminate Christian prayer from its meetings and events.