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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 12:32

Wilkes EDC Releases New Website

Wilkes Economic Development Corporation (Wilkes EDC) has released a new website www.WilkesEDC.com as a resource and marketing tool for our citizens, entrepreneurs, existing businesses and those who are exploring relocating their business to Wilkes County. “Having a strong digital presence will enhance Wilkes EDC’s ability to accomplish its mission of facilitating the creation of new jobs and capital investment,” stated the Wilkes EDC President, LeeAnn Nixon.

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Wilkes Journal-Patriot Article

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Wilson Hooper, Town Manager and Meredith Honeycutt Detsch, Planner arrived on July 29th and are ready to begin their service to the Town, employees, and citizens. Wilkes EDC Staff and Board Members look forward to continuing to work on the water tank project and other development needs with the new leadership and providing support to the Town of North Wilkesboro’s Mayor, Commissioners and employees. Join us welcoming them as we press forward in growth.

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Tuesday, 30 July 2019 11:36

Wilkes EDC Releases New Website

Wilkes Economic Development Corporation (Wilkes EDC) has released a new website www.WilkesEDC.com as a resource and marketing tool for our citizens, entrepreneurs, existing businesses and those who are exploring relocating their business to Wilkes County. “Having a strong digital presence will enhance Wilkes EDC’s ability to accomplish its mission of facilitating the creation of new jobs and capital investment,” stated the Wilkes EDC President, LeeAnn Nixon.

The website provides access to information on services, along with available programs where Wilkes EDC collaborates with various partners to support business growth.  This tool will assist in locating demographics, statistics, industry insight, educational opportunities, employment information and links to local government and utilities conveniently on-line.  Individuals and business owners can explore the exceptional quality of life, various business sectors and unique industries in Wilkes County.

Discover the GIS map of available commercial and industrial properties as a tool to showcase real estate, research property data, identify opportunity zones and view all towns boundaries in one central location.  A business directory is accessible of Wilkes employers who manufacturer or provide corporate services with greater than 10 employees. Join Wilkes EDC in expanding the list by requesting to add your company. Clients, suppliers and potential employees can identify opportunities to engage with you through a link to your website and description of your business sector.

Be sure to subscribe to News and Monthly Activity Reports to stay engaged and connected to the growth and progress in Wilkes County. Wilkes EDC welcomes your input and will continue to expand upon the companies and information highlighted as an on-going process to promote Why Wilkes? is a great place to do business. 

A special thank you to the talented individuals and teams involved in the website development; Cube Creative Design, Amber Herman, Times Treasured Studios in conjunction with Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, Cavu Marketing and High Country Council of Governments.

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