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Brooks, Mastin get top educator honors

Laura Snipes Brooks was chosen as Wilkes County’s teacher of the year and Rebecca J. Mastin was chosen as the principal of the year during a ceremony Thursday night at the Stone Center for the Performing Arts in North […]

Mild earthquake centered in Hays

An earthquake was felt in parts of Wilkes County Sunday evening. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter Scale was recorded about one kilometer (little over a half mile) northeast of Hays at 7:56 p.m. Sunday. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 4.3 kilometers [...]

Wilkesboro prepares for 5G technology with new rules

Wilkesboro’s wireless telecommunications rules have been revised to help prepare for the arrival of faster 5G mobile technology. Fifth generation (5G) networks use high-frequency waves that dramatically speed up data transmission and allow connection of more devices simultaneously. Since 5G signals don’t travel as far as 4G and other wireless signals and are more easily [...]

BBQ aficionados square off

Local teams fared well against competition veterans in the inaugural Stills and Grills Fest on Saturday in downtown North Wilkesboro. The BBQ and Brew Crew team, consisting of Wilkes County residents and sponsored by Wilkesboro-based Carolina West Wireless, finished second in the “People’s Choice” barbecue chicken wings competition. Team members and friends Jacky Mallory, Nick [...]

Spring 2017 Late Registration

Late registration for spring semester will be held Tuesday, January 3, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Spring semester begins Thursday, January 5. Wilkes Community College has four divisions that offer an array of degree, certificate and diploma programs: Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; Industrial and Workforce Development; and Business and Public Service Technologies. Information about all programs [...]

IT Department-Office 365 is Here!

You may have heard it was coming, so we wanted to let you know Wilkes CC will be upgrading to Office 365 as our primary collaboration and communication tool starting in January 2017. Office 365 is a powerful suite of applications you are already familiar with – including email – which will enhance how we [...]