Thread Capital, a new nonprofit subsidiary of the Rural Center, is doubling down on that proud lending history by providing loans up to $50,000 to entrepreneurs in all 100 North Carolina counties.

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018 10:49



North Wilkesboro based ECMD Inc. was recently recognized for being ranked 13th in the North Carolina Mid-Market Fast 40. This list is comprised of the top 40 businesses across North Carolina that have made strong gains in workforce and revenue for two consecutive years. ECMD Inc. is also ranked 36 in the list of NC top 100 privately held companies. These rankings are published annually by Business North Carolina magazine.

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018 09:49



The Wilkes County Commissioners voted on September 4th to consolidate three parcels on the eastern side of the runway into one contiguous parcel. This effort will help to market the property to potential end users. The Wilkes County Airpark consists of 20 pad- ready acres, has full utilities, and is owned by Wilkes County.

Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 09:44



Each year, the EDPNC holds multiple meetings across the state to hear from local developers from all 100 counties. The Wilkes EDC presented Wilkes County’s assets and attributes to the state’s key Project Recruiters from the EDPNC in Marion on August 22.

Published: Friday, 10 August 2018 09:42

Congratulations to Church & Church Lumber on receiving a $125,000 Building Reuse Grant from NC Department of Commerce. The grant will be used to install a sprinkler system in their new building expansion in Wilkesboro.

Published: Friday, 03 August 2018 09:39