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April 26, 2015
North Wilkesboro, NC
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Town council fills ABC, planning seats

The Wilkesboro council filled two vacancies on the town planning board and one vacancy on the Wilkesboro Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board Monday night, but the town attorney said an actual vote is still needed to make the action on the ABC board official.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Joint rules for 2 towns considered
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 1:50 pm

The Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro governing bodies discussed each town’s planning and development standards and possibly merging codes and ordinances related to development into a single document for both towns during a joint meeting Monday at t...

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Friday 03/27/2015
Fall music festival planned
Posted: March 27, 2015

Plans for a new music festival in downtown Wilkesboro were announced Tuesday.

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Free mulch available to Wilkesboro residents
Posted: March 27, 2015

The Town of Wilkesboro will open its wood recycling facility at 1505 Winkler Mill Extension to town residents to pick up free, limited amounts of mulch and compost starting next week.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Tax hike options discussed
Posted: March 25, 2015

Wilkesboro councilmen discussed raising the town’s property tax rate to help fund a downtown revitalization project during a budget planning meeting Monday.

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Friday 03/13/2015
Efforts to cut intake costs continuing
Updated: March 13, 2015 - 1:59 pm

Local officials are continuing efforts to lower the cost of a proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and water lines to the Wilkesboros by several million dollars.

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Automatic mutual aid approved
Posted: March 04, 2015

An automatic mutual aid agreement for fire protection between Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro was approved by the governing bodies of both towns this week.

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Friday 02/20/2015
‘Very pivotal budget year’: Downtown, fire department among key Wilkesboro issues
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 2:18 pm

The Wilkesboro Town Council met Thursday night for a planning meeting for what Finance Director Bob Urness described as “a very pivotal budget year” that includes initial stages of a multi-million dollar downtown revitalization project and dealing...

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Way to cut water intake costs sought
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Local officials are continuing discussions about how to reduce the cost of a proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and water lines to the Wilkesboros by millions of dollars.

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