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Every summer, when the days are long and the mercury rises high, I think back to the days of my youth, when times were simpler... [Read More]
North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. I have my own view on the subject, which I'll... [Read More]
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE... [Read More]
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One down, one more to go. [Read More]
Vibrant public libraries are as relevant as ever, particularly in rural areas like Wilkes County facing significant economic challenges and lacking many of the resources... [Read More]
Wilkes County ranked first in the state for Medicaid fraud collections in May and second in April, due primarily to the efforts of a Wilkes... [Read More]
Estimated home school enrollment in Wilkes County increased in 2017-18, but not by as much as in 2016-17. [Read More]
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From the food or beverages consumed to the way we eat and when, there are many factors that play a role in the onset of... [Read More]
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The Wilkes County all-stars culminated an undefeated week with a 14-3 win against Mitchell in the finals of the Tar Heel League District 2 midget... [Read More]
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After a layoff of almost a month, Wilkes County all-star softball teams return to the diamond this coming weekend. [Read More]
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Yellow Jackets first practice... [Read More]
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An Alexander County Sheriff's Office investigation resulted in a Boomer man being charged with 22 felony counts of disseminating obscenity. [Read More]
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Three men went to a Dobro convention on Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Express in Wilkesboro, and a chance family reunion broke out. [Read More]
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All weekend long, Head Coach Stacey Wagoner had a simple instruction for the Wilkes County Junior League all-star players - "do your job." [Read More]
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Doris Nelson McGrady, 71 of North Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, at her home. [Read More]
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Nada M. Wellman of Statesville went home to be with her Lord and family on July 12, 2018, with her family by her side. [Read More]
Herman "Freeman" Brown, 64, of Hays died Monday, July 16, 2018, at his home. Arrangements at Miller Funeral Service are incomplete. [Read More]
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Mary Ruth Holbrook, 94, of Elkin passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Pruitt Health. She was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Surry County to... [Read More]
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Sandra Juanita Porter, 57, of North Wilkesboro died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Wilkes Medical Center. [Read More]
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Worth Theodore Smithey, 87, of Wilkesboro died Saturday, July 14, 2018. [Read More]
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