Emmie Vada Dillard Miles, 87, of Hays passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Geneva Lyon, 75, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.
Albert Laws, 62, of Wilkesboro died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at his home.
Colen James Roope, 74, of Millers Creek, husband of Ann Roope, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Vada Miles, of Hays, wife of Albert Miles, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Betty Ruth Smith Hicks, 70, of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at her home.
Ina Fay Triplett Whittington, 90, of Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Ronnie Joel “Radio Ron” Pruitt, 65, of North Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.
Rosie Dell Wipff, born May 4, 1940, to Noah Pedro and Rhea Dosha Brooks, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Deer Park, Texas.
Richard Thomas Denny, 74, of Wilkesboro died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Martha “Jean” Anderson, 78, of Elkin died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mrs. Anderson was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Davidson County to Ralph and Martha Friddle Beam.
Clarence Eugene Call died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at The Crest of Clemmons, where he had resided since 2008.
Sue Lovette Vannoy, 91, of Wilkesboro passed away quietly on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at her home. She was born to James Leander “Jimmy Lee” and Belle Brown Lovette on Aug. 28, 1924, in the Tumbling Shoals area of Wilkes County.
Margaret Lucille Brown, 83, of Mocksville, passed away on Thursday Feb. 4, 2016, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, surrounded by family. Ms. Brown was born April 23, 1932, in Wilkes County to Gaston Privette and Pearl Johnson Privette.
Ada Sue Vannoy, 91, of Wilkesboro, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at her home.
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Disturbing statistics were released recently with the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention draft guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain:
As has happened before, the deluge of rain Wednesday washed trash down the upper Yadkin River and into the coves of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. It’s a tremendous eyesore and can harm wildlife, but it also raises health concerns for humans.
If you managed to make it through even some of the 278 pages of emails Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made public, you probably recognized something in how state officials responded to a water quality crisis in Flint.
It’s troubling that it took school administrators so long to detect something was wrong at Wilkes Central High School and initiate a process that led to a former bookkeeper there being charged recently with embezzling over $100,000 in ticket proceeds from athletic events.
Considering all the changes, this could be a confusing year for voters.
Wilkes County became a sea of blue, black and silver on Friday, Feb. 5, as fans of the Carolina Panthers wore their team colors to support the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Many offices and schools around the county celebrated “Panthers Day,” with people sporting T-shirts, jerseys, sweatshirts and caps.
RALEIGH — How Republican is North Carolina? My answer is 63.
With the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos facing off in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the time is now to stock up on snacks for the big game.
A recent discussion on the possibility of implementing a Montessori school or program at North Wilkesboro Elementary School might seem to be “thinking out of the box.”
RALEIGH – “Teacher pay” undoubtedly will be one of the most frequently uttered phrases around the General Assembly complex during this year’s legislative session, which begins in late April.
There’s a sadness over our little town and I don’t know if it will ever be lifted.
As an 82-year-old proud U.S. citizen who has traveled all 50 states and many other parts of the world, I am very concerned about what is happening to our beloved country.
One of the things that makes me proudest of North Carolina is our university system.
I agree that building a new fire station and police department are among the highest town priorities, but I think the Elks Lodge property is the wrong location for a number of reasons.
Thank you for your excellent article (“Powered by the sun”) in the Dec. 20 issue on installation of solar panels for the Two Rivers Cinema in Wilkesboro.