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A pedestrian working at the scene of a wreck on the N.C. 268 Bypass in Elkin Saturday night died when he was struck and killed... [Read More]
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Benny Gray Sprinkle, 59, of State Road passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. He was born Sept. 24, 1959, to Ardell Hemric and... [Read More]
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Elahna Leigh Adams, 42, of Wilkesboro returned to her heavenly home on the morning of Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Elahna was born Sept. 13, 1976,... [Read More]
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Anna "Jean" Pearson, 71, of Ronda, one of the sweetest people to walk the earth, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Hugh Chatham Memorial... [Read More]
Donald Lee Jones, 57, of Wilkesboro died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center. [Read More]
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Julia Jane Staley, 88, of Millers Creek died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at the Brian Center in Statesville. [Read More]
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William Edward "Chubby" Barnes, 51, of Roaring River passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Curis Nursing Home in Wilkesboro. He was born Jan. 25,... [Read More]
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Doris Elaine Bare, 77, of Elkin passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Chatham Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 12, 1941, in Locust. [Read More]
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Herbert Curtis Taylor, 89, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Wilkes Senior Village. [Read More]
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Experience showed on Friday night in Millers Creek as the Wilkes Central Eagles opened up an early lead and withstood solid runs from the Blackhawks... [Read More]
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The Wilkes Central girls' basketball team used a strong start to avenge a previous loss to West Wilkes, 56-42, in Millers Creek on Friday night. [Read More]
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North Wilkes' Trenton Sidden looks for an outlet against backcourt pressure applied by East Wilkes' Isaiah Dobson and Dylan Ward. [Read More]
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Senior Ethan Brown scored a game-high 29 points, and a fast start turned into a strong finish for the Vikings with a win over the... [Read More]
Concrete surface of the skate park at Lowe's Park at River's Edge in Wilkesboro is badly in need of repairs, say skateboarders. Wilkes County Recreation... [Read More]
Tipton's Bar-B-Que on U.S. 421 West in Wilkesboro closed earlier this month but will re-open in March with a new name, a new look and... [Read More]
Wilkes Journal-Patriot is experiencing and email problem with some of its accounts. Customers who may need to reach us are asked to us alternative email... [Read More]
I would like to belatedly express my thanks to the contributions James Cook made to our community and particularly to Wilkes County sports. [Read More]
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In many years, selecting the players that earn the Wilkes Journal-Patriot's all-county player of the year honors is usually pretty clear-cut. [Read More]
Led by conference championships in football and girls and boys' cross county, Ashe County currently lead the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the Mountain Valley... [Read More]
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A man was sentenced in Wilkes Superior Court Wednesday morning for a May 18, 2016, stabbing death occurring at a mobile home in the Hays... [Read More]
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