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

Governor Cooper announced $1.5 million in grant funding to connect employees to good-paying jobs in North Carolina. Six local partnerships across NC, including Wilkes County, are the recipients of grant funding. The $98,013 grant in Wilkes includes several community partners and will support the development of an action plan for rural workforce transportation in the area. For more information click here.

Published: Thursday, 21 February 2019 08:28

The 2019 Average Annual Wage for Wilkes County is now $35,331, up from $34,599 in 2018. This wage number is used as a benchmark when applying for State funding. Click here for a complete listing of average annual wages for all counties in NC.

Published: Monday, 21 January 2019 08:28