Community and Business

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for January that support the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses. These seminars are offered at no charge to participants unless otherwise noted; however, attendees must pre-register to participate. 

WILKESBORO, N.C. –The Wilkes Educational Foundation awarded $7,500 to Wilkes Community College to assist Wilkes County graduates with priority consideration given to those who have participated in the Career and College Promise program for the 2017-2018.

Nationally recognized healthcare benefits specialists, the North Carolina Attorney General, medical leaders, employers and educators will meet in Morganton on Jan. 16, 2018 for an open forum to address the opioid crisis impacting the region.

Boone Police will be at Publix Super Market at Three Creeks on two Saturdays, January 13 and January 20, 2018, from 10:00 am to noon with local Special Olympics athletes.