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12 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

Change needed in Wilkes DSS

The results of a state investigation into the Wilkes County Department of Social Services have been reported, and they show alarming deficiencies in how cases involving the care of children are handled.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Opinion

23 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

Economic impact of tourism here doubles over 15 years

Scott Ballard, chairman of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors, gave a presentation on how much money is generated from tourism i... Tourism-related spending in Ashe County has doubled over the last 15 years, according to a presentation made by the Ashe Chamber of Commerce to the Ashe Board of Commissioners during its regularly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, Avery County, NC, Caldwell County, NC, Alleghany County, NC, Warrensville, NC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Editorial: MerleFest shines national spotlight on Wilkesboro

MOTHER WAS THE ONE WHO CAME UP WITH THE IDEA. COMING UP ON STEVE HARVEY... STEVE'S NEWEST ALL STAR PANEL OF WOMEN DEBATE TODAY'S HEADLINES.

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Related Topix: Wilkesboro, NC, Folk, Doc Watson, Opinion, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

Roselli Foods releases new image of 'Granny'

John Roselli of Roselli Foods showcases a new image of Granny Roselli. The image was captured when Daisy Roselli was 21 years old.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

'Shake and bake' bust by police, 2 charged

A tip to the Elkin Police Department on possible drug activity resulted in charges against two suspects at a local motel Thursday for allegedly producing methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Elkin, NC, Surry County, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

District 4-H competition held in Elkin

Grayce Dorn, 14, represents the Yadkin County 4-H Club in the talent show portion of the district activity day held at Elkin High School on Saturday.... Hattie Greer of Davidson County presents on healthy eating habits for teens in the presentation portion of Saturday's district 4-H event.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Davidson County, NC, Granville County, NC, Surry County, NC, Alamance County, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Mountain Times

WNC writer pens follow-up to Wilkes-based novel

Roy Pipes has struck again. Due to popular demand, Pipes has penned a follow-up to his 2012 debut novel, "Darby," with "Hanging Dog: An Appalachian Community."

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Samaritan's Purse expands at Wilkes airport

Boone-based international relief organization Samaritan's Purse is set to expand its aviation operations at the Wilkes County Airport with the purchase of a 20,000-square-foot hangar.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC, North Wilkesboro, NC

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