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Wilkesboro prepares for 5G technology with new rules

Wilkesboro’s wireless telecommunications rules have been revised to help prepare for the arrival of faster 5G mobile technology.

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Friday 06/08/2018
Two towns seek intake alternatives
Updated: June 08, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Representatives of the North Wilkesboro and Wilkesboro governing bodies on Tuesday agreed to continue consideration of alternatives to the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir raw water intake project.

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Wednesday 06/06/2018
Both towns pursuing less-costly alternatives intake on W. Kerr Scott
Updated: June 10, 2018 - 10:18 pm

Representatives of the North Wilkesboro and Wilkesboro governing bodies on Tuesday evening agreed to not authorize re-engineering the plans for a water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir.

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Tuesday 06/05/2018
Sinkhole saga deepens
Updated: June 05, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The entrance to a strip shopping center where it intersects with Winkler Mill Road in Wilkesboro was closed Friday afternoon and remains closed due to a broken storm-water culvert and related sinkholes near the closed Taco Bell restaurant.

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Friday 05/25/2018
Service costs up in draft town budget
Updated: May 25, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Wilkesboro Town Council hammered out a fiscal 2018-19 budget with a higher garbage collection fee and sewer rate but the same property tax rate during a four-hour work session Tuesday night.

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Wilkesboro wants intake meeting
Updated: May 25, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Wilkesboro Town Council on Tuesday indicated support for convening a meeting of representatives of the Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro and Wilkes County governing bodies to discuss the proposed raw water intake project on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir.

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Tuesday 05/22/2018
Cannon back on duty
Updated: May 22, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Another familiar landmark has been returned to the lawn of the old Wilkes County Courthouse, now the Wilkes Heritage Museum, on Main Street, Wilkesboro.

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Friday 05/18/2018
Water intake cost estimates told
Updated: May 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

A company authorized to determine cost estimates for building a raw water intake and pump station on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and install related waterlines presented its findings Wednesday.

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Tuesday 05/08/2018
Museum seeks boost from beer, wine sales
Updated: May 08, 2018 - 1:27 pm

Wilkes Heritage Museum finances were addressed during a Wilkesboro Town Council work session Monday morning.

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Friday 04/27/2018
Troutacular helps hook kids on fishing
Updated: April 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm

More than 75 kids hooked well over 100 trout Saturday morning (April 21) as the bi-annual Troutacular for Kids pulled in a large crowd to Cub Creek Park in Wilkesboro.

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Two towns plan plenty of live entertainment
Updated: April 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The first Stills and Grills Fest in downtown North Wilkesboro and the new Concerts in the Common series in downtown Wilkesboro are among highlights of an upcoming season packed with entertainment in the two towns.

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