Ensuring North Wilkesboro and Wilkesboro are capable of supplying each other with water is North Wilkesboro’s top priority in fiscal 2021-2… Read more
On Friday, Feb. 26, the North Wilkesboro Board of Commissioners approved additions to the town code that prohibit heavy trucks from travers… Read more
Grading has started at the Shoppes of Two Rivers in Wilkesboro for construction of a 15,030-square-foot Harbor Freight Tools store. Read more
The Health Foundation announced establishment of the Betty and Robert Andrews Scholarship, awarded to outstanding African-American, Hispani… Read more
Sheridan Bullis of Wilkes Central High School was recently awarded an athletic scholarship and signed a letter of intent to cheer for Montr… Read more
The West Wilkes varsity football team converted a game-deciding two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter of a 21-20 victory Friday n… Read more
Freda Johnson Sharpe, 73, of Harmony passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Read more
Barry Neil Blankenship, 57, of Purlear, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1964, in Wilkes County to Harr… Read more
Marlene Cody Bowlin, 67, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Sh… Read more
Lisa Ann “Nana” Kemry Overrein, 57, of Boomer passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Read more
Lesa Ann McBride, 58, of Hays, died Sunday, March 7, 2021. She was born Sept. 21, 1962. No service will be held. Miller Funeral Service is … Read more
A few clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 30s.
|Wind:||WSW at 6 mph|
|Chance of Rain:||1%|
|UV Index:||5 Moderate|
Sunshine and a few afternoon clouds. High 71F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Considerable clouds this evening. Some decrease in clouds late. Low 38F. Winds light and variable.
Sunny along with a few clouds. High 71F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
This Week's Forecast
It certainly has been a strange transition for high school football practice this year, going from heat advisories in August to winter stor… Read more
My insides have been in knots since I heard Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, on Jan. 6, say that today is the day “we kick ass and take names.” H… Read more
Fifteen of North Carolina’s 100 county governments don’t impose an occupancy tax on places of lodging and Wilkes is one of them. Read more