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School Delays 12/11/17

Wilkes County Schools- 2 Hour Delay for Students only

Millers Creek Christian- 2 Hour Delay

Wilkes ADAP- Opening at 10AM



CLOSINGS  12-08-17

Wilkes County Schools                   Closing at 12:30

Millers Creek Christian School         Closing at 12:30

Wilkes Adap                          Closing at 12:30

Wilkes Senior Center             Closing at Noon

Wilkes Rec Basketball Saturday        Cancelled

Lincoln Heights Yard Sale  & Bingo  Cancelled

Christmas Cinderella at Stone Center--Friday night show cancelled 

Wilkesboro United Methodist Men's Christmas Dinner tonight rescheduled for Dec 15

North Wilkesboro Town Hall Closing at 1pm

Wilkes Clerk of Court Closing at 2pm

Wilkes County Offices closing at 1:30

Live Nativity at DeHart Bap Ch cancelled for tonight

North Wilkes at West Wilkes basketball game rescheduled for Monday

East Wilkes at Wilkes Central cancelled

Communities in Schools--It's a Wonderful Life at Liberty Theatre--4pm and 7pm only; 9pm cancelled--bring stocking stuffers

Calvary Bap Ch Live Nativity postponed until Saturday and Sunday 6:30 each night

Foothills Free Medical Clinic for tomorrow cancelled and rescheduled for next Saturday Dec 16



Vehicle Break-ins while in Driveway

Wilkesboro Police are investigating a couple of vehicle break-ins at the same house.  The victim reports his truck and his wife's car was entered while parked in their driveway.  A Glock .380 pistol, a pocketbook, checkbooks, debit card, and personal papers were taken.  Stolen property was valued at $460.  The debit card was already used twice before the victims could get payment stopped at the bank.  Police are checking with the stores where the debit card was used.  Charges are pending further investigation.


Public Help Requested: Local Break-In Info

The Wilkesboro Police Dept has posted a request for the public's help on Facebook concerning a couple of business break-ins:  On November 23rd about 2:50 am, the front door of Hibbett Sports was broken out with a rock and property was taken. On November 29th at midnight, the front of Bestway Rental was broken out by a rock and a television was taken. If you have information concerning these crimes, you may be eligible for a reward. You may remain anonymous when you call Wilkes Crimestoppers at 336-667-8900 or WPD at 336-667-7277.


Business Mailbox Damaged and Mail Stolen

Mailboxes damaged in Ronda, stolen in Roaring River, and now a business reports mailbox problems.  Wilkesboro Police were called to Martin Roofing Services this week.  Employees arrived to work and found their security mailbox damaged and opened.  The mail inside was stolen.  Damages are estimated at 500 dollars.  There is security video at the business that Police are reviewing to determine a suspect.  The investigation is ongoing.


Wilkes County Schools Calendar Update

Listen up students and parents of Wilkes, there has been a change to the original school calendar. Just a reminder, the academic calendar was revised on 11/3/17. As a result, December 20th is now a regular student day. The Christmas break begins December 21 for Wilkes County Schools. On Thursday, December 21st, there will be early dismissal with elementary schools and WECHS dismissing at 12:30pm, and middle and high schools dismissing at 1:00pm.


Wilkes Museum Christmas Open House--Saturday

The Wilkes Heritage Museum will hold its annual Christmas Open House tomorrow, Saturday, December 9th from 10am until 4pm.  The museum, Old Jail, and Cleveland House will be decorated for the season and light refreshments will be offered throughout the day. Enjoy musical entertainment by various artists, open hearth cooking demonstrations at the Captain Robert Cleveland Log Home, Tours of the Old Jail and candle dipping demonstrations. Also, a special book signing by Janice Cole Hopkins. The Wilkes Heritage Museum is located at 100 East Main Street in downtown Wilkesboro.


Apply for Low Income Energy Assistance With Wilkes DSS

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is now accepting applications for the state's Low-Income Energy Assistance Program. Households including a person aged 60 or older, or an individual receiving disability benefits and services through the N.C. Division of Aging and Adult Services, are eligible to sign up for assistance now  Dec 31. All other households may apply from Jan. 1–March 31, or until funds are exhausted. The energy assistance program is federally funded and provides a one-time payment directly to the utility company to help eligible households pay heating bills during the cold-weather months. Last year, the program provided approximately $38 million to help more than 120,000 households pay their heating bills from December 2016 through March 2017.  For more information locally, contact Wilkes DSS.


NC Wildlife Public Hearings

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has opened the public comment period for proposed changes to agency regulations related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2018-19 seasons. The comment period will be open from Dec. 1 until Feb. 1, 2018. Comments may be submitted online, emailed to Some proposed changes of interest to deer hunters statewide will:  Establish five deer season zones and Change season length and time frames. The public can also provide comments at one of nine public hearings the Commission is conducting across the state in January.  The closest to Wilkes is January 18 at pm at Elkin High School.


Stolen Trailer in Thurmond

The Wilkes Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft from Foothills Grocery.  The business called this week to report the theft of a U-Haul tow dolly valued at $4500.  The tow dolly was parked in the business parking lot.  There is no word on suspects.