The National Main Street Center has designated 46 North Carolina communities as accredited Main Street America™ programs for 2019...read more.

Published: Monday, 01 April 2019 15:09

Wilkes EDC hosted several corporate guests and resource partners for the 32nd annual MerleFest on the campus of Wilkes Community College. MerleFest continues to be a huge economic driver for our community and a great way for the EDC to build relationships as a sponsor and a host to clients during the event. The EDC Board will receive a recap of this year’s festival later this year.

Published: Monday, 01 April 2019 14:09

The 1915 - The Blue Ridge Artisan Center Received Small Town Main Street Award for Economic Vitality. For more information click here.

Published: Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:28

2018 NC Main Street Champion George Smith - President and CEO Copper Barrel Distillery. For more information click here.

Published: Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:28

President Dan Gerlach visited the EDC Office to celebrate 20 years of grants awarded in Wilkes totaling $5.88 million.

Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:28