W. Kerr Scott Reservoir News

3/30/2018 6:01:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
W. KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR is popular for activities like cycling, boating, camping, fishing, swimming and disc golf as the weather warms up. Day use fees are $2 per walk-in, $5 per vehicle and $20 per commercial vehicle. It’s free for children under 16 and ...

3/27/2018 5:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
North Wilkesboro’s two commissioners on a W. Kerr Scott Reservoir intake committee and the town’s mayor responded to the idea of buying water from Wilkesboro in interviews Friday. Wilkes County Commissioner Eddie Settle last week said Wilkesboro Mayor ...

3/22/2018 2:22:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
You may have read recently in the Wilkes Journal-Patriot about the retreats the Wilkesboro Town Council and North Wilkesboro commissioners had. They talked about the proposed water pumping station at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and housing. The statements that ...

3/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The prognosis for the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir raw water intake project still isn’t good, but Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro elected officials managed to at least keep this very important initiative alive during a meeting Wednesday at North ...

3/4/2018 1:30:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The North Wilkesboro commissioners discussed securing Wilkes County government funding for the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir intake project to make it more affordable – with or without Wilkesboro’s participation - in a day-long retreat Saturday ...

2/16/2018 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro and Wilkes County officials have been on a decades-long journey in pursuit of building a raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. Now, it appears that public resources (millions of dollars plus staff time) expended for this ...

2/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Wilkesboro won’t pay for any of Municipal Engineering Services’ work on the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir raw water intake after Feb. 5 unless North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County and Municipal sign a contract authorizing the company’s services on ...

1/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
UPDATE: The Wilkesboro Town Council on Monday night unanimously approved the resolution for dissolving the Kerr Scott intake committee discussed in this article. Steps are being taken toward dissolving a W. Kerr Scott Reservoir raw water intake committee ...

1/2/2018 10:51:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
As another new year begins, the proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir promises to again be a big news maker. Attention is on the Wilkesboro Town Council as it works to decide if the ActiFlo pre-treatment process provides a viable alternative ...

12/28/2017 2:47:00 PM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
There is good reason to fear that efforts to make W. Kerr Scott Reservoir the primary public water source in Wilkes County will go down the drain in 2018. We hope Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro and Wilkes County government officials will closely consider the ...

12/27/2017 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Local officials have worked for about 20 years to establish a raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir without breaking ground—and 2017 is ending with the initiative’s outcome as uncertain as ever. A series of delays that continued in 2017 began in ...

12/27/2017 4:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Local officials have worked for about 20 years to establish a raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir without breaking ground—and 2017 is ending with the initiative’s outcome as uncertain as ever. A series of delays that continued in 2017 began in ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 4:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The latest setback in the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir intake saga is the most puzzling yet. Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro officials say they were blindsided in late September when state officials told them a watershed reclassification - estimated to take two ...

11/10/2017 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Alternative ways of addressing Wilkesboro’s need for off-site raw water storage were discussed during a Wilkesboro Town Council meeting Monday. Also discussed were ways of moving forward with building the proposed water intake facility on W. Kerr Scott ...

11/7/2017 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The Wilkesboro Town Council is considering new technology for treating raw water from the Yadkin River as a less costly alternative to building a water intake facility on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. Wilkesboro officials have been told that adding an ActiFlo ...

11/7/2017 4:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Wilkesboro will host the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA) Board of Directors 2017 fall meeting is this weekend, reflecting the growing prominence of Wilkes County’s mountain bike trails. Representatives of most of SORBA’s 42 chapters and ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/17/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The three candidates for two seats on the Wilkesboro Town Council participated in a candidate’s forum Thursday night in the commissioners’ room of the Wilkes County Office Building, with local attorney Michael Cooper asking the questions. Indivisible ...

10/1/2017 9:16:00 PM
Winston-Salem Journal
(Editor’s note: This story originally ran in the Winston-Salem Journal on July 11, 1999.) Back in the old days, hurricanes didn’t have names. There was no Matthew, Irma or Sandy. They were just storms. The nameless hurricane that struck North Carolina ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 7:36:00 AM
thebluegrasssituation.com
Welcome to "A Minute In ..." -- a BGS feature that turns our favorite artists into hometown reporters. In our latest column, the Kruger Brothers take us on a tour of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, from a courthouse to a courtyard We make our home in ...

9/1/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Local officials are again considering redesigning the proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and moving a waterline to reduce costs, but there also is discussion of instead seeking bids based on current engineering plans. Early this year ...

8/24/2017 7:45:00 AM
Watauga Democrat
On Aug. 28, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass increased for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks. Learn more about ...

8/23/2017 9:10:00 PM
Eastern Arizona Courier
On Aug. 28, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass increased for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks. Learn more about ...

8/23/2017 9:07:00 PM
El Paso Inc.
On Aug. 28, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass increased for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks. Learn more about ...

8/21/2017 10:46:00 PM
Watauga Democrat
On August 28, 2017, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass increased for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks. Learn more ...

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/28/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
In separate votes, the governing bodies of Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro on Thursday took action to avoid losing a financing package approved earlier by the state for the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake project and related water lines ...

7/28/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The N.C. Department of Transportation says North Carolina is among the most unsafe states for cycling, with more than 600 cyclists injured and about 20 dying from collisions with motor vehicles each year. Two recent accidents in Wilkes County reflect the ...

7/21/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake and waterline project is the subject of special called meetings of the Wilkesboro council and North Wilkesboro board on July 27. State officials have told Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro officials that ...

7/18/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Wilkes County’s water intake saga, particularly the last 12 months or so, could serve as an object lesson in what neighboring municipalities should not do if they want to work together to accomplish something for the greater good. While simultaneously ...

7/13/2017 7:50:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
The Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro governing bodies took action this week that kept them split on how to pay the debt from the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake and waterline project, even though state officials said they need an agreement by ...

7/13/2017 3:50:00 AM
newsbout.com
The Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro governing bodies took action this week that kept them split on how to pay the debt from the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake and waterline project, even though state officials said they need an agreement by ...

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

7/12/2017 5:00:00 PM
newsbout.com
The Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro governing bodies took action this week that kept them split on how to pay the debt from the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake and waterline project, even though state officials said they need an agreement by ...

7/11/2017 11:32:00 PM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
With an Aug. 1 deadline looming for reaching a consensus on how to proceed with the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake and pipeline project, the Wilkesboro council on Monday night put the ball in North Wilkesboro’s court. The Wilkesboro council ...

7/7/2017 9:44:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Wilkesboro council members have mixed views on the proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and related water lines and will meet Monday to address how the town should proceed with the project, said Mayor Mike Inscore. The agenda for the ...

6/30/2017 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
North Wilkesboro Town Manager Larry South and Wilkesboro Town Manager Ken Noland are working on a document to help the two towns move forward with building a raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and related water lines. The document, an amendment to ...

6/29/2017 2:29:00 AM
Wilkes Journal Patriot
A proposal being prepared appears to stand a good chance of satisfactorily addressing a key cause of the impasse threatening construction of a water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and related waterlines. North Wilkesboro Town Manager Larry South and ...

News at Nearby Lakes

Lake Hickory News
21 miles
Lake Rhodhiss News
27 miles
Wildcat Lake News
34 miles
Lake James News
43 miles
Lake Norman News
45 miles
High Rock Lake News
64 miles
Belews Lake News
69 miles
Lake Lure News
70 miles




Quick Links
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir News
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir Photos
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
Kerr-Scott.LakesOnline.com
THE W. KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR WEBSITE

Copyright 2018, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal