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Outbreak In Sparta
The Appalachian District Health Department is investigating an outbreak of COVID 19 at Bottomley Evergreens and Farms in Sparta. Health o...

Coaster Accident Banner Elk
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Legitimate questions about schools reopening
This was emailed to me, but I think it poses fair questions... What happens if a school runs out of masks or sanitizer? What if two kids ...

Gov. Cooper, masks are now required in all public areas
Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday issued a mandatory mask requirement across North Carolina and ordered a "pause" on easing any othe...

Term Limits for Congress
There's a Bill in Congress that wants to pass a Constitutional amendment limiting House members to 3 terms and Senate to 2 terms. What do...

16 year old boy attacked by a shark at OBX
You shouldn't go to the beach anyway, in the middle of a pandemic... but if you do, be wary of sharks! A 16 year old boy visiting North C...

Boone requires masks to be worn in public
Beginning this Saturday, June 20, face coverings will be required to be worn by all persons in indoor establishments open to the public i...

Riots and Protests all over
Can someone please explain what they're rioting over? The cop that killed George Floyd was charged with murder, so what outcome are they ...

Boone seems to ban Wilkes residents from all local businesses
The Boone Town Council on Thursday adopted amendments to the town's COVID 19 state of emergency declaration that restrict visitors from e...

Richard Burr facing impeachment for insider trading
Back on Feb. 13, Burr and his wife sold shares of companies worth $1.7 million. According to an analysis by the Wall Street Journal, thos...

what's for breakfast?
What are u having?

Surry has first case of Coronavirus
Wilkes was among about 35 North Carolina counties still with no confirmed cases of COVID 19 cases by 11 a.m. Thursday, the N.C. Departmen...

Gowilkes only on cellular
Why is gowilkes only working on cellular data?

Craft Beers & Reviews
I've recently developed a taste for craft beers. I don't drink often (maybe one beer a week), and there are a lot to choose from, so I th...

Anyone know a place for a man to get a Brazilian wax in Blowing Rock/Boone?
I'm new to the are and Google has not helped me.

Michaelhjsr needs prayers
Michaelhjsr needs prayers....you can find him on gowilkes.

Amber Alert issued for 3 year old Greensboro girl
An Amber Alert has been issued for Ahlora Ashanti Sample Lindiment, who is described as a 3 year old girl with brown eyes and black hair,...

Parking in Boone
Free parking or companies that currently rent out parking spaces to students in Boone? Don't want to risk the chance of getting towed.

Children's Books
Is there anyone out there that would be interested in some children's books?

Flag man hit and killed by drunk driver in Boone
I just found out about this, and it's a sad story! The flag man was just doing his job on Friday when a drunk driver came through. The dr...


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