Snow came as predicted Wednesday night and Thursday morning, leaving from around 4 to 4 ½ inches on the ground in and near the Wilkesboro to at least 6 inches out in the county.
Although not expected until much later Tuesday, snow started falling early Tuesday morning and was continuing at 9:45 a.m.
Although not as much as predicted, Wilkes County received the most frozen precipitation so far this winter Monday afternoon and night.
An overpass bridge over U.S. 421 closed for repairs since this summer is reopening, another will be closed for similar work starting this week and a third will be closed for repairs starting Nov. 15, said David Poindexter, an N.C. Department of Tr...
Area blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross and Community Blood Center of the Carolinas have been announced for Wilkes County.
The Wilkes Regional Medical Center skilled nursing unit has been ranked as one of the top nursing homes in the state by U.S. News and World Report.
The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg, Va., has issued an advisory saying strong winds are likely Wednesday afternoon through noon Thursday in Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany, Surry and Watauga counties and several counties in southwestern Vir...
As of 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Duke Energy still had about 270,000 outages the day after a winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Carolinas.
N.C. Department of Transportation crews have begun spreading brine on roads in northwestern North Carolina in preparation of possible ice, sleet and snow Thursday night and Friday morning.