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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Some town services to resume June 1, others cancelled for 2020

[North Wilkesboro, NC, May 29, 2020] – Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, June 1, 2020, the Town of North Wilkesboro will resume some services that had been on-hold during the state’s recent “stay-at-home” period.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Budget public hearing to be held next Tuesday evening

[North Wilkesboro, NC, May 29, 2020] At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the Town of North Wilkesboro will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2020-2021 town budget. The hearing will be held virtually using the Zoom platform, meeting ID 879 4383 08...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

State moves into Phase 2; Wilkes municipalities urge residents to remain "safer at home"

WILKESBORO, NC, MAY 22, 2020] – On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 141 moving the state into Phase 2 of its pandemic recovery as of 5 P.M. Friday, May 22, 2020. This phase replaces the state’s &l...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Town Commissioners Proclaim May Bike Month in North Wilkesboro

May 5, 2020

  • WHEREAS, the bicycle is an economical, healthy, convenient, and environmentally sound form

    of  transportation   and   an excellent  tool  for   recreation   and enjoyment   ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

COVID-19 testing available May 18 at Wilkes Wal-Mart

[Wilkesboro, NC, May 14, 2020] A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is opening Monday, May 18th in the Walmart parking lot located at 1801 US Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. The site is supported by Walmart, eTrueNorth and state and local officials to te...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Wilkes EDC launches Wilkes Small Business Recovery Program

[North Wilkesboro, NC, May, 4, 2020] The Wilkes Economic Development Corporation (Wilkes EDC) introduced the Wilkes Small Business Recovery Program on Monday to assist small businesses impacted during the COVID-19 crisis and the mandated closures to allow...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Wilkes EDC to offer marketing grants

[North Wilkesboro, NC, May 4, 2020]

The Wilkes Economic Development Corporation announced the new Wilkes Business Assistance Marketing Program on Monday to assist small businesses establish an online presence. This grant program is in response to small bus...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Town Manager presents his recommended budget for FY 2020-2021

[North Wilkesboro, NC, May 5, 2020] Town Manager Wilson Hooper has released his recommended budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020. The document can be viewed at the link below.

https://www.north-wilkesboro.com/DocumentCenter/View/725/Town-Manag...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Rewarding River Walks

Rewarding River Walks: North Carolina

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The Yadkin River Greenway was a complete surprise. The greenway’s website shows the North Wilkesboro segments of the trail to be located close to city streets. Yet, we found the path...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Partnership Turns 20

North Wilkesboro - The Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership (DNWP), a nationally accredited Main Street organization, celebrates a milestone this year - we’re turning 20. The non-profit volunteer lead group was officially accepted into the N.C....

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro Join Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program

WILKESBORO, N.C. – Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro have joined the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Mountain Heritage Waters (MHTW) Program, providing quality trout fishing opportunities for residents and visitors to the W...

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