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The Traphill Fire Department received a Cannon Foundation grant for a wilderness/rehab unit and a utility terrain vehicle to support emergency…

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MerleFest began as a way to raise funds for the Wilkes Community College gardens, memorialize Eddy Merle Watson and honor his father and music…

The foremost documentarian in the history of the medium hit another home run with “Country Music,” the first six parts of which have been broa…

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The weather forecast is favorable (chance of showers Thursday and Friday and clear Saturday and Sunday) as final preparations are made for the…

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MerleFest’s 30th anniversary this past weekend was celebrated with a significant increase in “aggregate participation,” organizers reported.

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MerleFest 2015 concluded Sunday afternoon with fans a bit soggy from rain the last half of the four-day festival but, talking about this year’…

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The atmosphere and diverse music Thursday at Wilkes Community College helped set the stage for another successful MerleFest.

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With the first performance still two months from today, the artist lineup for MerleFest 2015 has been finalized, said Ted Hagaman, festival director.

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A diverse lineup that included country music star Alan Jackson drew one of the largest opening day turnouts in MerleFest’s 27-year history, se…