From talented craft artists to craft moonshine, the Wilkesboro area of North Carolina is full of hidden gems to discover. Learn more at https://www.blueridgeheritage.com/itineraries/wilkesboro-area
North Wilkesboro–based Anchor Ridge Ministries partners with Feed the Children to help feed local families in Wilkes County and throughout the Appalachian Mountains.
The third annual Best of Wilkes recognizes businesses, organizations and individuals who were selected from nearly 3,000 nominations. Nominations were submitted by Wilkes Journal-Patriot readers by printed ballot or online voting at www.journalpatriot.com.
These Wilkes County Schools videos were created to help families with morning transportation as schools reopen under Plan B on Sept. 8.
Around 25 fire departments based in Wilkes County participated in water training exercises on Aug. 22 that could potentially lead to lower homeowner insurance rates.
Damage from Sunday morning’s 5.1-magnitude earthquake to the Kerry and Kim Miller home on Rivers Edge Road (off U.S. 21) in Sparta is shown in a video provided by Kerry Miller. The earthquake started about 8:05 a.m. and lasted about 10-12 seconds, he said.
In this video press conference on Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announces a three-week continuation of his phase two "stay safer at home" order until July 17 and the mandatory wearing of face masks in public starting Friday, June 26, at 5 p.m.