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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin morph into the same person in Time magazine cover :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Trump's interest/obsession with Time and its "Person of the Year" award goes so deep that in at least five of his golf clubs there hung a Time magazine cover featuring a picture of a cross-armed Trump and these words: "Donald Trump: The 'Apprentice' is a television smash!"If Time magazine was irrele

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Russians! :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Had an encounter with a Russian couple today. We conversed for the better part of an hour. They had been drinking, and were very jovial and gregarious... When it was time for them to leave, I said,"Before you go...do something for me...say, 'Moose and Squirrel'"THEY DID!...YES~!


Dunkin Donuts :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Dunkin Donuts in Walmart in Wilkesboro has removed all seating to get rid of senior citizens. Today, July 18, they called Sheriff's dept to remove 80+ year old woman who had ordered a tea and donut for having her shopping cart on Dunkin Donuts flooring. The poor lady cried when deputies escorted her


No Wonder it's So Hot and Dry :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

catfishjohnPosted 10:35 pm, 07/18/2018We're in the midst of "Dog Days" ? My mother used to say things like a bee sting would hurt worse..Wounds would heal slower ..What's your thoughts ?


RNC site selection committee votes in favor of Charlotte hosting 2020 convention, sources say

AUSTIN, TX. -- The RNC site selection committee has voted in favor of Charlotte hosting the 2020 RNC convention, sources tell NBC Charlotte.


Tyson Foods :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Attention Tyson Foods just announced they will be doing away with the majority of there USDA Inspectors. Tyson’s employees will be inspecting the product the new system is called NPIS please research it and we all know that tyson just wants to get as much product down the line and short cuts and n


Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust In Iredell County - WCCB Charlotte

According to the deputy, Anderson admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle after being questioned about the smell coming from inside. The deputy then performed a search, which he says led to the seizure of 103 Alprazolam pills, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.


Iredell County Deputy involved in a fatal crash

An Iredell County Sheriff's Deputy was involved in a fatal crash on the 4000 block of Taylorsville Hwy Wednesday afternoon.At this time we do not know who was injured in the crash.NBC Charlotte has a crew on the way to the scene, stick with us for the latest on this developing story.Sign up for WCNC


Skimmers found on Newton gas pumps

(Contributed File Photo) Credit card skimmers, like this one found in Maiden in April, were found on two gas pumps at an Exxon station on N.C. Highway 10 in Newton on July 17.


Images released of suspects in Food Lion robbery

According to a press release, one of the men came into the store to buy something at the register. Then, a second man, armed with a pistol, entered and confronted the clerk. While the second suspect held the gun, the clerk gave money to the first suspect, detectives say.


Skimmers Found Inside Newton Area Gas Pumps - WCCB Charlotte

NEWTON, NC — Police are investigating after two skimming devices were found inside gas pumps Tuesday afternoon.The devices were found inside two pumps at the Exxon station located at 2443 W. NC 10 Highway around 5:26pm. Police say a customer noticed the control panel door was slightly ajar on one of


PHOTOS: Night Out in Statesville, July 13

This week we visited Broad Street Burger Co., Twisted Oak American Bar and Grill, Unwined Bar and Eatery, D'Laney's Sports Bar & Grill, Devaste Vineyard, Wine Maestro, Marty's Pub & Grill, and Rabbit in the Moon.


WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Three Suspects Charged In Multiple Drug Investigations

24-year-old Devin D'Andrae Tomlin of Marjorie Road in Statesville along with 19-year-old John Aaron Travis and 18-year-old Jazmine Brianne Kiker, both of the same Oak Creek Road, Statesville, address, were all arrested by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. Tomlin is charged with felony counts of pos


Man without pants charged after defecating in trash can

Dennis Peter Neuman Jr., 34, of 709 Sandalwood Court in Claremont, was charged with misdemeanor indecent exposure after officers found him defecating in a trash can at around 1 a.m., according to an arrest report from the Morganton Department of Public Safety.


Downtown Statesville snow-sport shop will look to inspire kids

“We are partnering with the Skiers and Snowboarders for Christ out of Colorado,” said Nick Martin. “We are going to encourage the kids that they don’t have to partake (in drugs and alcohol). They’re in an industry to have fun and enjoy the sport. … I think kids around here need more positive things


Mister Mural: Statesville artists paints on large scale

Linney’s Mill, the Taylorsville train station, a water tower and two soaring owls are featured in the painting amid a variety of greens, blues, browns and purples. The mural is painted on nearly the full 55-foot length of a two-story building.


Mom of slain Statesville teen: 'I'll be damned if they give up'

“This was from his memorial service,” Farrar said, pointing to one photo showing rows of candles before moving to a second picture. “This is when he was a baby.”


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Two men rob Iredell grocery store

Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell said his deputies are looking for two men who robbed the Food Lion on Williamson Road in Mooresville Monday morning.The robbery occurred around 7 or 8 a.m. just as the store was opening, Campbell said. Two men followed an employee inside and demanded money and


Fire under investigation in Newton

Buy NowNewton police and firefighters were called to investigate a fire scene at West 15th Street Monday around 3 p.m.ROBERT C. REED/HICKORY DAILY RECORDNewton Police and the Newton Fire Department are investigating a fire on West 15th Street in the county seat.Authorities did not release a damage e