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Monday
Nov192018

Break-In...No Theft

Oddly enough...nothing was taken.  The Wilkes Sheriff's Office was called to a home break-in on Rock Creek Church Road.  The homeowner was out of town.  When a relative came to check the house, they found the front door forced open.  None of the valuables inside the house were taken, and nothing appears to be missing.  There is no word on suspects.

Monday
Nov192018

County Commissioners' Meeting Tomorrow

Wilkes County Commissioners will hold their second meeting of the month on Tuesday evening at 7pm.  On the agenda: budget amendments, two more local fire departments get their 6-mile insurance designation, health department appointments, Yadkin River Watershed approval, and airport update.  The County Commissioners meet in the County Office Building in Wilkesboro.

Monday
Nov192018

Donate Now to North Wilkesboro Christmas Cheer

Donations are needed now. The North Wilkesboro Christmas Cheer Project, sponsored by the Town is underway. Names of elderly and needy families who live in the North Wilkesboro city limits are collected in the Clerk’s Office and reviewed to determine eligibility. Contributions are received from businesses and individuals.  320 boxes will be assembled by Town staff and delivered on Friday, December 21st.  Recipients must be at home in order to receive a food box as the food boxes contain perishable items. The total cost of the project is $8,500. Donations can be mailed in or dropped off at North Wilkesboro Town Hall.  (North Wilkesboro Christmas Cheer Fund, PO Box 218, North Wilkesboro, NC  28659)

Monday
Nov192018

Last Day to Drop Off Shoeboxes

It's shoebox time and today is the last day to drop-off.  Every year, Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week takes place the third week in November when nearly 5,000 drop-off locations are open across the country.  Collection Week is this week through Monday, November 19.  Local drop-off locations include:  Specialty Car Company and Samaritan's Purse Offices in North Wilkesboro,  Mt Pleasant Baptist Church in State Road, and the Samaritan's Purse Offices in Boone.

Monday
Nov192018

NC Hwy Patrol Graduation

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 14 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 146th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended 15 weeks of training. The ceremony was held Friday at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Auditorium in Raleigh.  The oath of office was administered by Associate Justice Cheri Beasley of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.  Colonel G. M. McNeill Jr., the 27th Commander of the State Highway Patrol provided remarks to those in attendance. The cadets will report to their respective duty stations on Wednesday, December 5th to begin a demanding field training program. 

Monday
Nov192018

NC Rep Honoring Fallen NC Officer

U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) remembered the life and service of Jared William Franks, 24, a fallen officer of the Greensboro Police Department.  "Officer Franks dedicated his life to public service and creating a safer community for us all," Walker said in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday. Franks was the first Greensboro officer to die in the line of duty in 17 years. Police Officer Jared Franks was killed in a vehicle crash on November 10 while responding to a robbery in progress. Officer Franks had served with the Greensboro Police Department for 2-1/2 years.

Friday
Nov162018

Theft While Moving

The Wilkes Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft in Hays.  The property owner was in the process of moving.  She had some people helping with the move and now she had property missing.  Stolen items valued at nearly $800 include:  a motorcycle, antique kitchen knife set, and collectible dolls.  The investigation is still underway.

Friday
Nov162018

AAA Break-In

Wilkesboro Police are once again investigating a break-in at some storage units at AAA Storage.  The report of a break-in came in this week when the owners of AAA discovered that two of the units were broken open and entered.  Nothing was reported missing by the renters of the units.  AAA is working on getting video surveillance.  The investigation is continuing.

Friday
Nov162018

Grand Opening: The Giving Place

Congratulations to a local non-profit business in Wilkesboro.  The Giving Place, owned by Brenda, is having their Grand Opening this week with a Ribbon-Cutting set for today.  The Christian-theme store has had different specials each day with 25 percent off children's interactive Bible storybooks today.  Customers can also register for prizes.  The Giving Place is located off Hwy 421 behind the Cookout in Wilkesboro.

Friday
Nov162018

Student Computer Stolen

The Wilkes Sheriff's Office was called to investigate the theft of a school computer.  The HP Chromebook valued at $300 was used by a student from North Wilkesboro.  The student had the computer at home but discovered it missing after some visitors to his house.  Sheriff's Officials do have a possible suspect and charges are pending.