The N.C. Local Government Commission (LGC) voted Tuesday to issue notices of warnings to the towns of Wilkesboro and Ronda for not submitting annual financial audit reports for 2018 and 2019.
One of four people who filed as a candidate for Ronda commissioner this year announced Monday morning that he no longer is running for office.
Effective immediately, mass gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited within the town limits of Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro and Ronda under a revised declaration of emergency approved by mayors of the three municipalities Wednesday.
A Ronda man lost his life in a fiery collision Monday afternoon on Greenhorn Road in the Shepherds Crossroads community, according to Trooper S.R. Hargrove of the N.C. Highway Patrol.
In a meeting Tuesday night at town hall, Ronda commissioners passed a budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year and a resolution supporting a study of the best way forward for the water system.
Ronda’s mayor and commissioners would be elected in even-numbered years rather than odd-numbered years as they are now under a bill approved by the Senate and now in the House.
Ronda Mayor Victor Varela released an announcement Sunday afternoon saying that based on laboratory analysis of water samples collected from the Town of Ronda on Oct. 11, “Ronda water users are hereby notified that it no longer is necessary to boil water used for human consumption. We apprec…
In a meeting Tuesday night at town hall, Ronda commissioners approved the hiring of a Morganton consulting group to do a study on what it will take to either repair or replace two water tanks.
Election Day is Tuesday for mayor and two commissioners in North Wilkesboro, two council members in Wilkesboro and three commissioners in Ronda, with polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The deadline to register to vote in this year’s municipal elections in Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro and Ronda is 5 p.m. Friday, said Wilkes Board of Elections Director Kim Caudill.
Preliminary planning for a joint festival in Ronda and Jonesville called the Yadkin Valley River Festival was announced by Mayor Victor Varela during a work session on Thursday night in Ronda.
With the filing period ending at noon Friday, July 21, a second person has filed to run for a four-year term as North Wilkesboro mayor in the election this fall.
Five incumbents and one former elected official threw their names in the hat after the filing period for upcoming municipal elections opened at noon Friday, said Wilkes Board of Elections Director Kim Caudill.
The period to file as a candidate for a seat on the North Wilkesboro or Ronda boards or on the Wilkesboro council this fall is scheduled to begin at noon July 7 and end at noon July 21.
Ronda commissioners unanimously approved the proposed 2017-18 budget of $401,730 on Tuesday night with no increases in water fees and a five-cent decrease in the property tax rate.
Gene Fowler was unanimously named to replace Cody Soots as a Ronda commissioner during a brief town meeting Tuesday night and was sworn in by Town Administrator Talesa Carter on Wednesday morning at town hall.
After being discussed for over 15 years and numerous delays, construction of a raw water intake and pump station on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and related water lines could start in 2017.
Ronda Commissioner Manuel Wood on Dec. 23 took out a warrant charging Ronda Mayor Victor Varela with aggravated assault, a misdemeanor offense, after an encounter the two had that day.
A much-discussed issue in Ronda, ordinances regulating farm animals, nuisance properties and a general penalties code, will be back on the agenda Tuesday night for Ronda commissioners to consider.
Problems with air bubbles and excessive chlorine in water on the portion of the Ronda water system within the town limits have been corrected, said Ronda Mayor Victor Varela.