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Wilkesboro, North Carolina is located in Wilkes County. Zip codes in Wilkesboro, NC include 28697. The median home price in Wilkesboro is $169,900. More Wilkesboro information.

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3 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Roland White, Blake Williams Celebrate a Century Of Lester Flatt at MerleFest

Sparta, TN -- Former members of Lester Flatt & the Nashville Grass, Roland White and Blake Williams, are set to honor the legendary singer and songwriter on Saturday, May 26th at MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC with their special presentation of "100 Years Of Lester Flatt."

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11 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Editorial: MerleFest shines national spotlight on Wilkesboro

MOTHER WAS THE ONE WHO CAME UP WITH THE IDEA. COMING UP ON STEVE HARVEY... STEVE'S NEWEST ALL STAR PANEL OF WOMEN DEBATE TODAY'S HEADLINES.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Mountain Times

MerleFest Misconceptions

This spring marks my 25th straight trip to the Merle Watson Memorial Music Festival, better known as MerleFest.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Concerts close to home: 10 outdoor festivals for area music lovers

In February, The Gazette profiled some of the biggest upcoming outdoor music festivals across the country, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Grant brings military mentality to campaign

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Heather Grant speaks with attendees Friday following The Great Debate, a forum sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club in Wendell.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WBTV

3 scheduled at Raleigh TV debate for US Senate

U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis says he won't participate in a televised debate the night before early voting begins for the May 6 primary.

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News Observer

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.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

News Observer

GOP candidates for U.S. Senate emphasize their differences

State House Speaker Thom Tillis was the only Republican candidate absent as Ted Alexander, Alex Bradshaw, Greg Brannon, Heather Grant, Mark Harris, Edward Kryn and Jim Snyder took the stage in a packed Hephzibah Baptist Church for a forum sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club Fielding questions about the national deficit, the Affordable Care ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Lenoir native comes home again

Mark Bumgarner started playing music as a high school student, "beating and thrashing around," as he describes it, the beginning of a long musical journey.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Mountain Times

Chris Austin Songwriting Contest finalists announced

Finalists have been selected for the annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest, hosted by MerleFest 2014.

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The Mountain Times

MerleFest announces Midnight Jam lineup

MerleFest, presented by Lowe's and slated for April 24 to 27, has released the full lineup of confirmed performers for the festival's Midnight Jam, the Saturday after-hours hootenanny that has produced artistic collaborations and one-of-a-kind superstar jams that have become legendary in the festival's history.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

NC Real Estate News

Nicest Lot Remaining Unsold In Malone Bay Lakefront Community

The Malone Bay community features 18 lots at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir. Fourteen are Lakefront and meet private dock requirements.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Cybergrass

MerleFest Announces Midnight Jam Lineup, Other Collaborations

MerleFest - presented by Lowe's and slated this year for April 24-27, 2014 - has released the full lineup of confirmed performers for the festival's Midnight Jam, the Saturday after-hours hootenanny that has produced artistic collaborations and one-of-a-kind superstar jams that have become legendary in the festival's history.

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News Observer

Will Mark Harris get into the Senate debate?

A Raleigh TV station plans to broadcast a Republican U.S. Senate debate on April 23, less than two weeks before the primary.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Mountain Radio musician a MerleFest songwriting contest finalist

Officials for the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest, a popular part of the annual Merle Watson Music Festival, announced on April 4 the twelve finalists for this year's contest.

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Lenoir News-Topic

New tourism effort targets traditional music

Places in Caldwell County that host performances of traditional music are being invited to add their events to a new website targeting tourists interested in the music.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

NC Real Estate News

Two Bedroom, One Bath, Affordable Older Home Convenient To Schools...

MLS Number: 59642 List Price: $59,900 Property Type: Residential Street #: 1085 Address: Congo Rd City: Wilkesboro State: NC Zip Code: 28697 Subdivision: N/A Elementary School: Millers Creek Middle School: West Middle High School: West Wilkes Bedrooms: 2 Full Baths: 1 This is an older home with good bones, needing some updating.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

NC Real Estate News

Just In Time For Spring, Malone Bay Lakefront Lots On Beautiful W. Kerr Scott Lake

The Malone Bay community features 18 lots at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir. Fourteen are Lakefront and meet private dock requirements.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Samaritan's Purse expands aviation operations

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Mountain Times

Todd Snider added to MerleFest 2014

In the world of big-time country and Americana artists, Todd Snider has always flown under the radar.

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