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The N.C. Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Daren Bruce as the new superintendent at Wilkes Correctional Center in North Wilkesboro.
Golf carts will no longer be allowed on Collegiate Drive and other roads approaching the Wilkes Community College campus during MerleFest, said festival organizers and Wilkesboro officials.
By 8:30 p.m. Friday, a forest fire near the Alleghany County line on N.C. 18 mountain in McGrady had burned at least five acres.
UPDATE: McGrady and other volunteer firefighters finished their work on a woods fire near N.C. 18 and the highway was reopened to traffic about 10 p.m. Friday.
UPDATE: Over 800 Duke Energy customers in Wilkes County were without electricity at 7 p.m. Wednesday due to downed power lines resulting from strong winds starting around 3 p.m. Over 550 of them were in the Broadway community, at least partly due ...
Thousands of Wilkes Countians awoke without electricity Tuesday morning as a result of ice accumulating on trees and powers lines overnight.
Several wrecks due to slick roads were reported in Wilkes County Monday evening starting a little before 5 p.m.
After canceling classes Friday, Monday and Tuesday due to snow and ice on roads, Wilkes County schools will operate on a two-hour delay Wednesday with limited bus routes.
After the challenge of clearing snow and sleet off roads while temperatures were mostly near or below freezing this weekend, N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials expect crews to make significant progress as it warms up to low 50s toda...
In social media, face to face conversations and even from some pulpits, many current and former Wilkes County residents cried foul over the way Wilkes was depicted last week in a New York Times report on the decline of economic conditions here.
Summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, but the end of the school year marks the start of this season in the sun for many folks.
Though summer doesn’t officially begin for a few more weeks, Memorial Day weekend traditionally kicks off the summer season.
Can a Louisiana food writer tell us something about North Carolina barbecue that we did not already know?
We wish to say thank you to the following for their support, access and commitment to the film, “8th Round Pick.”
While I am not personally involved in the artwork for the Yadkin Valley Marketplace mural in downtown North Wilkesboro, I think the Giant Lumber Co. flume would be a great background for whatever artwork the committee decides to use.