Lee Herring of North Wilkesboro caught Wilkes Community College officials and everyone else by surprise with a challenge and a check Thursday afternoon at the dedication of Herring Hall, new home of WCC’s health sciences program on Oakwoods Road in Wilkesboro.
As far as Wilkes County is from the Atlantic Ocean, it’s easy to pay little heed to messages urging preparedness for hurricanes that often hit the Carolina coast this time of year.
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RALEIGH – There was an optimistic tone to lingering budget negotiations on Jones Street in late August, but plenty of important issues remain undecided as the budget impasse starts on its third month since the beginning of the new fiscal year on July 1.
As a cyclist who has ridden the Brushy Mountain area for more than 25 years, I am ashamed of the actions of a very few of my cycling brethren. (Aug. 19 article, “Cyclists cause of concerns.”)
The question of drug testing people receiving public assistance in the Food and Nutrition Program was brought up in the Aug. 4 Wilkes County commissioners meeting.