Who is Saudi Arabia's crown prince? A reformer and ruthless ruler USA TODAY He let women drive. Saudi movie lovers are watching Hollywood blockbusters again for the first time in more than three decades. Foreign investment has flooded in. In an ultra-conservative nation, he's advocated for a return to a more moderate form of ...
Nikki Haley Is the GOP's Best Chance to Win in 2020 Politico The first time I met Nikki Haley, in 2010, I was a columnist for the Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and she was a little-known state legislator vying for the governor's mansion near the end of Mark Sanford's tenure. I had been invited to a quiet Q&A ...
Murder charged due to Boomer man's death
A Boomer man initially charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in connection with an incident Thursday has ... More 12:21pm, October 19, 2018
Upswing in rescue services
The Wilkes County commissioners approved rescue services contracts with the Champion, Ronda and Wilkesboro fire departments Tuesday night. 12:00pm, October 19, 2018
Luxury condo plan unveiled
Plans have been announced for Courthouse Square, a four-story building with 18 luxury condominium units proposed directly behind the Wilkes Heritage Museum in downtown Wilkesboro. 12:00pm, October 19, 2018
Wilkes County is located in North Carolina The U S Census listed the county's population at the U S Census listed the population at Its county seat is Wilkesboro The county was formed in from parts of Surry County and Washington District now Washington County Tennessee The first session of the county court was held in John Brown's house near what is today Brown's Ford The act creating the county became effective on February and the county celebrates its anniversary as February It was named for the English political radical John Wilkes who lost his position as Lord Mayor of ... click here for more of Wilkes County's history