CHERYL KILBY, left, is signing a painting created by her 10 years ago on the cafeteria walls of North Wilkesboro Elementary School. Donald Johnson, right, custodian at the school and Sharon Shoupe, center, principal at the school, have been instrumental in preserving the art.
In this week's Wilkes Journal-Patriot's High School Sports Rundowns presented by Cook's, Assis...
Tax scams can take many different forms, but most recently in Wilkes County and many other places they appear to be phone calls from thieves claiming to be from the IRS and telling people they owe money.
Disturbing statistics were released recently with the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention draft guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain:
As has happened before, the deluge of rain Wednesday washed trash down the upper Yadkin River and into the coves of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. It’s a tremendous eyesore and can harm wildlife, but it also raises health concerns for humans.
If you managed to make it through even some of the 278 pages of emails Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made public, you probably recognized something in how state officials responded to a water quality crisis in Flint.
It’s troubling that it took school administrators so long to detect something was wrong at Wilkes Central High School and initiate a process that led to a former bookkeeper there being charged recently with embezzling over $100,000 in ticket proceeds from athletic events.
The trick to winning elections, old political warhorses say, is to rally the enthusiasm of the young, the idealistic, and the angry crazies, without getting stuck with a presidential candidate who cannot be stomached by the voters in the middle, the persuadables who decide elections.
RALEIGH – By the time you read this, Super Bowl 50 will be over, and politicians in either Colorado or North Carolina will have gambling debts to pay.
Wilkes County became a sea of blue, black and silver on Friday, Feb. 5, as fans of the Carolina Panthers wore their team colors to support the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Many offices and schools around the county celebrated “Panthers Day,” with people sporting T-shirts, jerseys, sweatshirts and caps.
RALEIGH — How Republican is North Carolina? My answer is 63.
With the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos facing off in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the time is now to stock up on snacks for the big game.
The word Christian is used very loosely in today’s culture. There are so many counterfeit Christians walking around today. They think they are in tune with God. In reality they are living in a fantasy world.
There’s a sadness over our little town and I don’t know if it will ever be lifted.
As an 82-year-old proud U.S. citizen who has traveled all 50 states and many other parts of the world, I am very concerned about what is happening to our beloved country.
One of the things that makes me proudest of North Carolina is our university system.
I agree that building a new fire station and police department are among the highest town priorities, but I think the Elks Lodge property is the wrong location for a number of reasons.