W. Kerr Scott Reservoir


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Burning ban lifted Friday due to rain

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 12/5/2016 11:58:00 AM

A ban on outside burning in place in Wilkes County since Nov. 21 was lifted at 5 p.m. Friday. This decision applies both to the ban enacted by the N.C. Forest Service for areas beyond 100 feet of occupied dwellings and the ban enacted by Wilkes County Fire

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Volunteer rationing of water announced

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 11/23/2016 11:50:00 AM

The Town of Wilkesboro is asking citizens to voluntarily reduce usage of water from the town system due to the low level of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and low flow of the Yadkin River. Wilkesboro Town Manager Ken Noland on Tuesday said that the first stage of

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More time for intake work sought

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 11/16/2016 12:43:00 PM

The Wilkes County commissioners on Tuesday night agreed to start the process of seeking an extension of a construction easement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the proposed raw water intake and pipeline project. When the Corps approved the

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Almost 73 percent of local voters cast ballots GOP sweeps Wilkes

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 11/9/2016 12:00:00 PM

Unlike some other contests, no surprises emerged from the polls in Wilkes County on Tuesday. Republican incumbents Gary D. Blevins, Eddie Settle and Keith Elmore were re-elected county commissioners and Republican Misty Smithey was elected county register

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Loss of young people for jobs is bemoaned Talent drain

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 10/14/2016 12:27:00 PM

Discussion at the Wilkes Economic Development Corp. board meeting Friday morning touched on several topics but it boiled down to the need for more and better paying jobs in Wilkes County. Prompted by a visit from an MSNBC “Morning Joe” news show

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• River: Yadkin River
• Surface Area: 1,475 Acres
The W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir is a 1,475-acre artificial lake impounded by a dam located in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
Scott Dam was completed in 1962 to control flooding that had frequently been a problem in the area. It was named for W. Kerr Scott, the 62nd Governor of North Carolina, who played a key role in the project.
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