FOOD & DRINK
Sheetz opens doors of newest location
The grand opening of the newest local Sheetz location on Oak Grove Church Road, off N.C. 89 near Interstate 77 was held Thursday morning and it brought out a large crowd to see the new store, register for prizes, and get cheap gas. This marks the third Sheetz location in...
wilkesboro, NC Residents: Your Future Kittens Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around wilkesboro..
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in wilkesboro, NC
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around wilkesboro.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in wilkesboro, NC?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near wilkesboro.
MerleFest 2024 Full Lineup Announced: Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Sierra Hull, Brandy Clark, and More Slated to Perform
The full MerleFest 2024 lineup is here. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Willie Nelson, and many more join the already star-studded list of performers. The festival takes place next spring in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. MerleFest organizers released the initial 2024 lineup last month. Turnpike Troubadours, Old Crow Medicine Show, Sam...
SCC offering Natural Hair Care Specialist course
Surry Community College is offering a Natural Hair Care Specialist course beginning Jan. 8 and running through May 9 at the Dobson Campus. The class teaches students how to care for natural hair without using hair color, perms, relaxers, or other chemicals. The course includes styling techniques such as braiding, twisting, wrapping, extending, and locking natural hair. It also covers bacteriology and infection control, client consultations, business management, professional ethics, and more.
The Haunting Melody of Murder: Unraveling the Legend of Tom Dula
Nestled in the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina, the quaint town of Hamptonville harbors a haunting tale of love and betrayal that resonates through the folk ballad 'Tom Dooley.' This melody of murder captures the tragic story of Tom Dula, a Confederate veteran entangled in a deadly love affair that culminated in the murder of his fiancée, Laura Foster. Dula's 1868 execution became a national spectacle, with the story's transformation into folklore ensuring its place in American cultural history.
Surry Community College toasts diversity in wine industry
Each person has their own tastes — a notion taken quite seriously by David Bower, Surry Community College’s instructor of enology, the study of wine. Bower said people from different backgrounds and experiences develop diverse palates; however, the wine industry often uses Eurocentric terminology. Centering a limited world view when learning about wine could create exclusion and take away space from someone using their own sensory language, he said.