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Lockdown is implemented at East Wilkes High School Wednesday morning  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A lockdown was implemented for a short period at East Wilkes High School in Ronda a little before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday as a result of a situation with a ...



Updated with new events: Community and Church Calendar  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Send events to trieditor@elkintribune.com by Monday at noon for the same week's edition.Nov. 12-19• A number of local churches and businesses will…



East Wilkes coach up for national award  Spectrum News

East Wilkes tennis coach Aaron Simmons is up for a national award.



Four schools have new principals  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes County School Superintendent Mark Byrd on Friday morning announced changes in principals at several schools.



East Wilkes hires new football coach  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — East Wilkes High School has named Jonathan Wilmoth as the new Cardinals football coach. Wilmoth previously worked at Mount Airy High School…



local coach nominated in national search for most valuable coach  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

WILKESBORO — U.S. Cellular announced the Top 50 nominees for its Most Valuable Coach program, and Aaron Simmons from East Wilkes High School in ...



With new coach, Cardinals ready to take flight  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A storied three-year run of success ended last Nov. 17 in Ronda, as the East Wilkes football team lost to East Surry 49-36 in the second round of the North.



Elkin Man arrested for murder in death of trooper from Ronda  Wilkes Journal Patriot

An Elkin man was arrested early this morning (Wednesday) and charged with murder in the death of a trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol who was killed ...



East Wilkes Class of 2018 soars at graduation  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — On a dreary Friday night, the East Wilkes Cardinals celebrated the Class of 2018 with its graduation ceremony. As the rain came down outside…



Tapley takes over at New Bern, Local briefs  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Former Wilkes Central Assistant Coach Steve Tapley was named the new head coach at New Bern High School on Friday.



Large class graduates on Friday  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Graduation ceremonies for East Wilkes, West Wilkes, North Wilkes and Wilkes Central high schools are Friday.



Great State Heroes Awards presented  Wilkes Journal Patriot

United Way of Wilkes' slogan, “Give, Advocate, Volunteer,” was fully in evidence Tuesday at the fourth annual Great State Hero event at the Stone Center for the ...



Changes in principals at several Wilkes schools announced Friday  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes County School Superintendent Mark Byrd on Friday morning announced changes in principals at several schools.



East Wilkes gets $5000; voting for top coach continues  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A $5000 check was presented to East Wilkes High School on Thursday to honor East Wilkes tennis coach Aaron Simmons for being among 15 finalists in U.S. ...



Team in spotlight after fight  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A fight at a Tennessee softball tournament this past Saturday evening between parents of players on two USA Softball travel teams, captured on a video that has ...



Tribute paid to fallen state trooper  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Hundreds of people stood along River Street in Wilkesboro, U.S. 421 and roads in the Roaring River and Ronda areas to pay tribute to Trooper Samuel N.



Burcham signs with Rams, local sports briefs | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Chad Little memorial tournament. The fourth-annual Chad Little memorial softball tournament will take place on Sept. 29 at West Wilkes High School. Admission ...



West High, CB Eller principals named  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes School Superintendent Mark Byrd on Wednesday announced that Amanda Pruitt is the new principal at West Wilkes High School in Millers Creek and ...



Adkins named as Bears’ new football coach  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Former East Wilkes High School football coach, Jasson “J.K.” Adkins, has been named the new head football coach at Mount Airy on Friday. - Contributed Photo.



East Wilkes High School graduation not dampened by light rain  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — The threat of rain could not dampen the spirits of the 2017 graduating class at East Wilkes High School Thursday evening.



Whitaker is candidate for board of education  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Brandon Whitaker of the Pleasant Hill community is one of four candidates for two seats on the Wilkes County Board of Education. Voters will decide the ...



Adkins named Mount Airy's head football coach | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

J.K. Adkins has resigned as the head football coach at East Wilkes High School to become the new head football coach at Mount Airy High ...



Brooks, Mastin get top educator honors  Wilkes Journal Patriot

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 ...



3 running for 2 county commissioner seats  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The three candidates for two Wilkes County commissioner seats on the ballot are Democrat L.B. Prevette and Republicans David Gambill and Brian S. Minton.



Anderson signs with Falcons, local sports briefs  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Yellow Jackets first practice. The Wilkes Yellow Jackets football teams will begin practice on July 23 at 6 p.m. at Wilkes VFW Park. The Yellow Jackets have ...



Graduating high school senior finds calling for helping others in his church  WXII The Triad

East Wilkes High School senior Luke Ponder has a special calling on his life -- and its impact is already being felt across his community.



East Wilkes to host high school football jamboree  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — On Aug. 11, East Wilkes High School will be hosting the first Wilkes County High School Football Jamboree. There will be six high school varsity…



Trooper's death is mourned  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Hundreds of law enforcement officers, including troopers from around the state and nation, turned out Friday to honor Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard of the ...



Four seek two rarely-contested supervisor seats  Wilkes Journal Patriot

There are contested races for seats on the Wilkes Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors for the first time in 14 years.



Gambill seeks re-election as county commissioner  Wilkes Journal Patriot

David D. Gambill Jr. of North Wilkesboro is seeking re-election to his third term as a Wilkes County commissioner.



Scorpions stymie Central Wilkes | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The final regular season matchup of the Blue Ridge Youth Football League saw two undefeated teams square off for the top seed heading into the playoffs.



Boykin-Waddell couple marries November 11 in Beaufort | Lifestyles  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Ronda Lea Boykin and Robert Cameron Waddell were united in marriage Nov. 11, 2017, at the Boathouse at Front Street Village, Beaufort. The Rev.



Youth rally brings crowd to East Wilkes High  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — Several hundred people of all ages filled the gymnasium of East Wilkes High School Saturday evening for a youth rally sponsored by the Foothills…



Vote Now for Final 15 Coaches in U.S. Cellular's Most Valuable Coach Program  Business Wire

Today, U.S. Cellular announced the Final 15 coaches in its Most Valuable Coach program, and the public can vote at TheMostValuableCoach.com.



East Wilkes football schedule released  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — The 2017 football schedule has been released for East Wilkes High School. Last season the Cardinals held an overall record of 8-4 and a ...



'Local, fresh and flavorful' on wheels | News | journalpatriot.com  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The first food truck to take up semi-permanent residence in downtown Wilkesboro is garnering rave reviews from customers while adhering to its culinary mantra ...



East Wilkes seniors celebrate graduation  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — As Principal Jodi Weatherman declared the East Wilkes High School Class of 2016 graduated, a cheer rolled through the crowd as the graduating…



2017: A year-in-review  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

2017: A year-in-review on The Elkin Tribune | January• Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2017 on Jan. 3, Atlas Theodore Moorefield.



Graduation ceremonies this week  Wilkes Journal Patriot

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Wilkes Journal-Patriot's annual graduation section, with photos and details on this year's class, will be in Friday's issue. The last day of the ...



'Flower lady of Ronda' dies | Opinion | journalpatriot.com  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A woman who gave a lot of pleasure to people she never knew or met, plus many others, died Friday at age 79.



Roundabout has integral role in early Ronda history  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Editor's note: First in a series on the history of Ronda.)



Upcoming Sports Camps | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

East Wilkes Tennis Clinics. East Wilkes High School will be offering tennis clinics for rising second graders through-high school students on Tuesdays and ...



Gwyn family's Green Hill remembered  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A brick chimney, barely visible through the trees, is all that remains of Green Hill, a house that was “reminiscent of the gracious living in Ronda more than 100 ...



Highway plans are updated  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin a series of public hearings today as part of the process of updating Wilkes County's Comprehensive ...



ACC all-stars are coming to East Wilkes High School  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — Several ACC all-stars — including UNC's Marcus Paige and Duke's Marshall Plumlee — are headed to East Wilkes High School…



East Wilkes band  Wilkes Journal Patriot

EAST WILKES HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING CARDINALS BAND includes first row, left to right, Kirby Bierley, Hailey Patton, Saleena Call, Evey Grimsley, ...



Seniors graduate Friday  Wilkes Journal Patriot

East Wilkes, West Wilkes, Wilkes Central and North Wilkes high schools have graduation ceremonies Friday night, the first time in several years that they've ...



Honoring No. 74: Landon Walker becomes fourth East Wilkes athlete to have his number retired  Wilkes Journal Patriot

For three years, Landon Walker was a wall for his East Wilkes football teammates, providing protection for runners and passers on offense while denying ...



Man injured in tractor accident in Ronda late Thursday afternoon  Wilkes Journal Patriot

UPDATE: Alton Pardue of 251 Cardinal Lane, Ronda, was the man injured in a tractor accident Thursday afternoon. Emergency personnel said Pardue was ...



Briefs: Summer sports camps | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Cornerstone Kids Rock Skills Camp. Cornerstone Church will be offering different skills camps for kids ages 6-to-12 this summer. The camps will start on June 6 ...



Wilkes All-County Band Clinic and Concert held at Walker Center  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The annual Wilkes County All-County Band Clinic and Concert was presented Saturday at Wilkes Community College's John A. Walker Center in Wilkesboro.



Haunted School House at East among many Halloween events  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A “Haunted School House” at East Wilkes High School is just one of the events planned by community groups, schools and churches over the Halloween ...



Area sports briefs, 10-and-under softball champions | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes County Rec. Soccer. The Wilkes County Recreation Department Fall soccer deadline is July 15. For more information please call (336) 903-7250.



Clingman announces scholarships  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — The Clingman Medical Center Board of Directors recently announced the 2016 recipients of the annual scholarship awards. The board provides ...



9th annual Wilkes Band Expo is Saturday at West Wilkes High  Wilkes Journal Patriot

West Wilkes High School is hosting the ninth annual Wilkes Band Expo Saturday.



Knights capture BRYFL crown | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Big time players make big time plays in big time games. That's what West Wilkes Middle Head Coach Neil Walsh said shortly after his team's 16-14 victory ...



Prayer vigil held in response to LGBT day of silence  WTVD-TV

On a day where thousands of people nationwide stayed silent in support of the LGBT community, another group gathered outside a North Carolina school for a ...



High school seniors visit their roots at Traphill, Mountain View schools  Wilkes Journal Patriot

While preparing to step into the future as high school graduates, several seniors returned to their academic roots at Mountain View and Traphill elementary ...



Miller, Young pace Wilkes at MVAC championships | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes County was well represented in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Cross Country championships at East Wilkes High School on Tuesday as both ...



East Wilkes grad selected as Panthers cheerleader  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Laken Cass, a 2009 graduate of East Wilkes High School, will be cheering for the Carolina Panthers as a TopCat Cheerleader for the 2012 season.



Roundabout special for generations of Chathams  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Editor's note: Third in a series on the history of Ronda.)



App Grad Completes Air Force Basic Training  Go Blue Ridge

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Antoine B. Barnes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Bands showcased: 7th annual Expo held at East Wilkes High  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The county's four high school marching bands and a middle school marching band were featured Saturday in the seventh annual Wilkes County Band Expo at ...



Teen chases rodeo dream  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Josh Parker doesn't fit the image of a typical cowboy. He looks too perfect.



ACC players show off their skills at East Wilkes  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — In a gym that's usually filled with red and black, the East Wilkes High School gym was filled with different shades of blue on Monday night.



Scorpions capture Super Bowl championship | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

SPARTA—Regardless of the level of play, East Wilkes football enjoyed much success over the past weekend.



Volleyball thriller at East Wilkes  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — Volleyball fans at East Wilkes High School got their money's worth Tuesday night as the Cardinals took on the Forbush Falcons in a…



37 SkillsUSA students at WCC compete nationally  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes Community College SkillsUSA students brought home two gold, one silver and four bronze medals from the 2016 SkillsUSA National Leadership and ...



Sheriff Shew to seek third term  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Wilkes Sheriff Chris Shew on Tuesday announced that he will seek a third four-year term of office in 2018.



VIDEO: Bullard's life testament to love  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — After giving his life in *service*, North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Samuel Bullard will continue to be remembered for his legacy of love.



Cardinals looking to replicate last season's success  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

RONDA — After a strong 2015 season, the East Wilkes Cardinals are looking to make a deeper drive into the state playoffs this year.



East Wilkes tennis season opener postponed midway  Yadkin Ripple

East Wilkes senior Brooke Schubert prepares for a backhand shot in the season opener against North Stokes. Schubert would win her singles set 6-0, 6-1, but ...



ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over North Carolina  247Sports

Do you want to see your favorite college players in action again? A number of well-known North Carolina and ACC seniors are...



Final 15 voting open for Hodgdon's Sarah Williams in U.S. Cellular's Most Valuable Coach Program  Bangor Daily News

HODGDON — U.S. Cellular announced Thursday the Final 15 coaches in its Most Valuable Coach program, which includes Sarah Williams of Hodgdon Middle ...



Kary Durham, Ethan Creed marry in Charlotte June 3  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Kary LeeAnn Durham and Ethan Joshua Creed were united in marriage on Saturday, June 3, 2017, on the lakefront veranda at Trump National Golf Club, ...



Explosion in Afghanistan critically injures soldier  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A soldier from Wilkes County was seriously injured Sunday in Afghanistan by the blast from an improvised explosive device (IED).



Lyon named Wildlife Officer of the Year  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The N.C. National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently named a Wilkes County native the 2014 N.C. Wildlife Officer of the Year.



Elmore seeks re-election as county commissioner  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Keith Elmore of Roaring River is among four people on the ballot for the March 15 Republican primary for three Wilkes County commissioner seats. The three ...



First Northwest Foothills Junior Invitational held at Cedarbrook  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The first Northwest Foothills Junior Invitational was held at Cedarbrook Country Club on Aug. 1. The tournament participants included rising freshman through…



Teacher and 'Mountain Men' participant dies on Monday  Wilkes Journal Patriot

An outdoors educator and former teacher in the Wilkes County schools who often appeared on the History Channel's “Mountain Men” reality TV show died ...



US Air Force Airman 1st Class Jesse L. White  Go Blue Ridge

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jesse L. White graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Hill-Cass couple plans fall wedding | Lifestyles  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Mark Cass and Michele Roberts-Cass of Ronda announce the engagement of their daughter, Laken Micheé Cass, to Tucker Jordan Hill, the son of Gerald and ...



Two new officers join city force  Mount Airy News

Two new police officers are hitting the streets of Mount Airy.Cody Colbert and Cody Smith were sworn in Tuesday afternoon as the latest additions to the city…



'Radio,' Coach Jones visit East Wilkes  Wilkes Journal Patriot

James Robert Kennedy, better known simply as “Radio,” and Coach Harold Jones were guests Friday afternoon for a special assembly at East Wilkes High ...



Lindsey Belote, Justin Shore marry recently | Lifestyles  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Lindsey Danielle Belote and Justin Larry Shore were married Saturday, May 23, at Calvary Baptist Church, North Wilkesboro. The Rev. Mark Hall officiated at the ...



Anthony Parigi Redneck Island  Wilkes Journal Patriot

ANTHONY PARIGI is a contestant on season four of “Redneck Island,” which airs Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. on CMT.



Military News  Mount Airy News

U.S. Air Force Airman Dale A. Bowen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.Bowen is the son of Carrie ...



Wedding: Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Scott Lyon  New Bern Sun Journal

Kayla Lauren Trivette of Union Grove and Brandon Scott Lyon of Vanceboro were united in marriage on June 1, 2013, at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake ...



Community supporting Team Mason, who was born at 23 weeks gestation to young Thurmond couple  Elkin Jonesville Tribune

The community is rallying around a young Thurmond couple and their infant son, born at just 23 weeks gestation, through prayers and fundraising.Ashley ...



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