Wilkes County’s current leading role and its potential for an even larger presence in the ag industry were emphasized when the new Wilkes Agriculture Center in Wilkesboro was dedicated Tuesday afternoon.
The new Wilkes County Agricultural Center in Wilkesboro will be dedicated Tuesday afternoon.
A report from a drug abuse task force created in April by the Wilkes County commissioners led to discussion of substance abuse prevention efforts in the local schools, methodone clinics and related subjects during the board’s meeting Tuesday night.
No significant problems were reported as a result of the Wilkes County Courthouse being tested for fungal spores and growth last month.
The Wilkes County commissioners voiced concern about the cost of transporting people with controlled substance addictions to out-of-county clinics that dispense methadone during their meeting Tuesday morning.
A reappraisal of property for Wilkes County tax billing has been pushed back by two years.
The Wilkes County commissioners approved actions involving improvements at the Wilkes County Airport, including rights of way agreements for natural gas lines, during a meeting Tuesday morning.
The Wilkes County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved refinancing remaining debt from Wilkes high school additions and renovations at a lower interest rate, which County Finance Director Jerry Shepherd said would save about $3.2 million ...
The threat of flooding in Wilkes and other northwestern counties is great this weekend.
Believe it or not, there is a proposal in Congress to let drivers as young as 18 drive 18-wheelers through mutliple states on the nation’s interstates.
Ron Rash, Western Carolina professor and author of five previous novels including “Serena,” captures his beloved North Carolina mountains at their best.
Recent rain and (mostly) cooler weather has me in the mood to cozy up at home and cook some comfort food.
Yes, we have a state budget and a $445 million budget surplus continues to be lauded as evidence by our politicians that “reforming the tax code and increasing competitiveness are strengthening North Carolina’s economy and putting more money into the budget of working families.”
When we started to plan the Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival nearly eight months ago, we had no idea what all that entailed.