Wilkes County Newswire

Wilkes County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wilkes County, NC.

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  1. College receives extra viticulture funds -Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... the state and the college's contribution to the industry provided great selling points to legislators, and a Wilkes County legislator was at the forefront of the lobbying efforts. "The program sells itself," said Shockley. "There are a lot of ...

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  2. Ball faces sex charges, to appear in court Friday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    A Grassy Creek woman was charged this week for allegedly trying to engage in sexual conduct with a Wilkes County girl.

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  3. Feds accuse Wilkes Co. man of sexually harassing female renters, buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. WILKES COUNTY, N.C. - The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against a Wilkes County man who rents, sells and finances homes in North ...

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  4. North Wilkesboro Speedway, a famous NASCAR ghost, brought back to life in 'Cars 3'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Sporting News

    ... McQueen's arrival. That's exactly the kind of track Ward and seven others from Pixar found when they visited Wilkes County during their search. "We were looking for a track that was functional in NASCAR, was used for a long time and then just ...

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  5. Watauga Junior All-Star team opens tournament July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga's Junior League All-Star team faces Ashe County in the first round of the 2017 Tar Heel Junior League Baseball District Tournament at 5:30 p.m., at Rucker-Shuford Fields at Optimist Park. Wilkes County plays Hickory after Watauga plays Ashe County.

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  6. Wilkes Community Foundation accepting grant applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund, according to Graham Wyche, board president. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Wilkes County.

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  7. North Wilkesboro, Wake Forest Baptist announce completion of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... community, and patients served in the region. "We expect to positively grow the future of health care in Wilkes County through this agreement, and are very pleased the Town of North Wilkesboro and the Board of Wilkes Regional Medical Center Hospital ...

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  8. 10U all-stars finish runner-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... the championship game with a 2-1 victory over Watauga County before falling short in the title game against Wilkes County, 7-2. Team members pictured are: Emmi Cheek, Abby Sheets, Maleah Lovell, Ally Greer, Hannah Osborne, Katie Blevins, Phoebe ...

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  9. Tarheel League district tournaments underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The 10U softball tournament has already wrapped up with the Wilkes County All-Stars taking home the championship with a 7-2 victory over Ashe County on Thursday.

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  10. Youth athletics: Softball team falls to Ashe, Equip 12s also fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Watauga Democrat

    ... County in an elimination game played June 29. Ashe County went on to the championship game, but fell 7-2 to Wilkes County. Wilkes goes on to play in the state Tar Heel championship in Smithfield. Watauga's 12-under Equip baseball team fell 13-7 to ...

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  11. The Sanctuary At William's Farm, Beautiful Lakefront Lot, W. Kerr Scott Lake, Wilkes County NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | NC Real Estate News

    APX ACREAGE: .98 SUITABLE USE: Residential TOPOGRAPHY: Lake/Pond, Heavily Wooded, Exceptional View AREA: Area 2 SUBDIVISION: Williams Farm ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Wilkesboro MIDDLE SCHOOL: Central Wlks HIGH SCHOOL: Wilkes Central TERMS OF SALE: Cash, Conventional POSSESSION: At Closing DOCUMENTS ON FILE: Survey/Plat, Deed Restrictions SHOWING INSTRUCTIONS: Sign, Show Anytime, Other-See Remarks UTILITIES: Underground Utilities WATER/SEWER: None-Water, None-Sewer ROAD FRONTAGE: Private Road, Paved Road REMARKS: Waterfront Lot. Main Channel View.

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  12. Emergency Fest celebrates 15th annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... from Boone Police Department, Appalachian State University Police, Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Wilkes County Bomb Squad, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Wings Air Rescue, Carolina Medical Center, Boone Moose Lodge, New River Light and ...

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  13. Obituaries, June 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Daily Dispatch

    Robert Lee Anderson, Sr., 82, a resident of 136 Henry St., died Friday, June 9, 2017, at Maria Parham Health. Born on Aug. 16, 1934, in Wilkes County, he was the son of the late John Thomas Anderson, Sr. and Leah Lovette Anderson.

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  14. Knopf proposes no tax increase -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... counties. Surry's rate is lower than that of Stokes County (62 cents), Yadkin County (66 cents) and Wilkes County (67 cents). While the figure is reflective of a 3.2-percent increase over the 2016-17 fiscal year's $74.5 million budget, Commissioner ...

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  15. Knopf proposes no tax increase -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Mt. Airy News

    ... counties. Surry's rate is lower than that of Stokes County (62 cents), Yadkin County (66 cents) and Wilkes County (67 cents). While the figure is reflective of a 3.2-percent increase over the 2016-17 fiscal year's $74.5 million budget, Commissioner ...

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  16. Driver stable after 18-wheeler wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... to tow the truck from an eastbound lane. Responding to the scene was Champion Volunteer Fire Department, Wilkes County Emergency Management, Miller's Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Deep Gap Volunteer Fire Department, the North Carolina Department ...

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  17. House gives initial OK to North Carolina budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Education Week

    ... classrooms. "We need that experience in the classroom, so we want them to stay," said Rep. Jeffrey Elmore, a Wilkes County Republican. "We don't want to create an incentive for them to immediately walk out that door." State economists anticipate a ...

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  18. The newest thing under the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... of energy that produces no pollution. The downside is high costs and lots of land taken up. Last month, Wilkes County turned down a proposed, temporary moratorium on solar farms following questions of whether they're a good use of the land. The ...

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  19. Farm culture comes to city -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Mt. Airy News

    ... to lure Sherry Greer from a neighboring county. She was part of a family group of 10 people. "We're from Wilkes County and we just saw it on Facebook," explained Greer, who thought the event would be something fun to do in Mount Airy, where her son ...

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  20. Watauga middle school girls show balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... and jumpers who will come in and contribute early." It was the final event for Watauga, which competes in a Wilkes County conference, and also in the Toe River Conference that includes Avery schools. Neff wished there were more meets. "It's been a ...

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