A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on May 17th to announce the addition of a threestory, 47,000 sq. ft. office complex on Hwy 268 in North Wilkesboro that will house an additional 160 employees in Wilkes. Read more in the Wilkes-Journal Patriot.
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.