NC screening process for mental illness has slowed placements
Well before the November election, the race for Supreme Court chief justice is becoming openly hostile, as Republicans Mark Martin and Ola Mae Lewis trade verbal accusations about who is more fit for the job.
Samaritan's Purse expands at Wilkes airport
Boone-based international relief organization Samaritan's Purse is set to expand its aviation operations at the Wilkes County Airport with the purchase of a 20,000-square-foot hangar.
Town hires new planning director
The Town of Black Mountain filled a need in the town administration department by hiring Josh Harrold as the new planning director on March 13. Harrold served the Town of North Wilkesboro in the same capacity for over five years before accepting the position in Black Mountain.