W. Kerr Scott Reservoir News

12/5/2018 1:03:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Visitor Assistance Center at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir was closed Wednesday due to the National Day of Mourning for the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30. The Visitor Assistance Cen...

12/4/2018 2:01:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
UPDATE: A Wilkes Sheriff's Office investigation determined that the pickup was stolen in Lenoir about two weeks ago, said Chief Deputy David Carson. It belonged to Lenoir-based Brushy Mountain Builder...

12/2/2018 9:06:00 PM
myajc
As the birthplace of the Round Peak sound prized by aspiring artists from around the world, Yadkin Valley has been on the travel radar of old-time music lovers for quite some time. Factor in a traditi...

12/1/2018 9:58:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkes Sheriff’s Office retrieved a submerged pickup from W. Kerr Scott Reservoir Saturday morning. Motorists in the reservoir’s Keowee Park reported seeing the top of the white 2006 Dodge 1500 pi...

11/20/2018 9:22:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
A report given at the Wilkes Economic Development Corp. board meeting on Nov. 9 made a case for constructing “shell buildings” to help recruit or retain employers. The necessity of workforce developme...

11/20/2018 8:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
North Wilkesboro Town Manager Larry South gave an update on matters related to the town’s future water source during the Nov. 13 town board meeting. South said that during a conference call, an N.C. D...

11/10/2018 9:09:00 PM
New Jersey Herald
As the birthplace of the Round Peak sound prized by aspiring artists from around the world, Yadkin Valley has been on the travel radar of old-time music lovers for quite some time. Factor in a traditi...

11/7/2018 9:37:00 AM
Post-Bulletin
As the birthplace of the Round Peak sound prized by aspiring artists from around the world, Yadkin Valley has been on the travel radar of old-time music lovers for quite some time. Factor in a traditi...

10/29/2018 2:48:00 AM
Chicago Tribune
As the birthplace of the Round Peak sound prized by aspiring artists from around the world, Yadkin Valley has been on the travel radar of old-time music lovers for quite some time. Factor in a traditi...

10/29/2018 1:59:00 AM
Los Angeles Times
As the birthplace of the Round Peak sound prized by aspiring artists from around the world, Yadkin Valley has been on the travel radar of old-time music lovers for quite some time. Factor in a traditi...

10/26/2018 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Democrat L.B. Prevette was the only one of three candidates for two Wilkes County commissioner seats who participated in a forum sponsored by Indivisible Wilkes, a local political group. Republican ca...

10/23/2018 9:06:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Jim Horton, best known as the primary designer of popular mountain bike trails in Wilkes County, is establishing a firm grip on another sport near and dear to his heart: bouldering. The North Wilkesbo...

9/18/2018 9:08:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
My great-grandfather, Dr. John White, was a child when he first saw the Yadkin River while fording it in a wagon on a trip from his home near Hamptonville in southwestern Yadkin County. Awed by the si...

9/15/2018 3:22:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
At 4 p.m. Saturday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stated on Facebook that boats should be removed from W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and docks prepared due to the possibility of “an extreme high water ev...

9/14/2018 4:22:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Friday evening, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following statement urging removal of boats from W. Kerr Scott Reservoir: "Based on the forecasted rain and the projected rise in lake level ...

9/7/2018 9:16:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The fifth season of the multimedia outdoor production, “Moonshine and Thunder: The Junior Johnson Story,” debuts Thursday night at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir’s Fort Hamby Park near Wilkesboro. The show — ...

8/28/2018 9:29:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
North Wilkesboro Town Manager Larry South said he has been told that a $30 million loan approved by the state for the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir water intake project couldn’t be used for another ...

8/26/2018 6:09:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that additional areas around W. Kerr Scott Reservoir will be open for hunting Canadian geese Sept. 1-30. Canadian geese hunting will be allowed with a sp...

8/24/2018 9:04:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Wilkesboro Town Council members and North Wilkesboro commissioners on Tuesday heard a positive report from an engineering firm on Wilkesboro’s proposed alternative to building a raw water intake on W. ...

8/23/2018 10:23:00 AM
Winston-Salem Journal
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow people to hunt Canada geese next month at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in southwestern Wilkes County, the corps said this week. The N.C. Wildlife Resource Co...

8/14/2018 9:10:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Much is being done to make Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro more appealing destinations, but better signage is still needed to draw visitors here and inform and direct them once they arrive. It should ...

7/13/2018 9:09:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
It’s mid-July in Wilkes County, which means one thing is a given: it’s hot outside. With daily highs hovering over 90 degrees, many people in Wilkes are staying indoors or, if they venture into the he...

7/10/2018 12:52:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Certain areas around W. Kerr Scott Reservoir are temporarily closed for repairs and cleanup due to the storm Friday, said a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Wind toppled dozens of trees ...

7/10/2018 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The “Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend” outdoor drama—a retelling of the nation’s first highly publicized crime of passion—kicks off its 17th season Thursday at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir’s Fort Hamby P...

6/8/2018 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Representatives of the North Wilkesboro and Wilkesboro governing bodies on Tuesday agreed to continue consideration of alternatives to the proposed W. Kerr Scott Reservoir raw water intake project. Meeting as a Kerr Scott intake committee at North ...

6/8/2018 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
After overcoming decades of challenges not unlike those endured for even longer before W. Kerr Scott Dam was built nearly 50 years ago to prevent Yadkin River floods, efforts to establish W. Kerr Scott Reservoir as Wilkes County’s primary water source ...

6/1/2018 9:18:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The North Wilkesboro commissioners have expressed interest in meeting again with county and Wilkesboro officials to discuss building a raw water intake and pump station on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. During a work session Wednesday, North Wilkesboro Town ...

5/25/2018 9:09:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkesboro Town Council on Tuesday indicated support for convening a meeting of representatives of the Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro and Wilkes County governing bodies to discuss the proposed raw water intake project on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. The ...

5/21/2018 3:33:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
After opening for the season later than normal on May 11, swim beaches at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir are closed again due high water. The reservoir peaked at about 14 feet above the normal water level of 1,030 feet above sea level around 9 a.m. Monday after ...

5/18/2018 9:00:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
A company authorized to determine cost estimates for building a raw water intake and pump station on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and install related waterlines presented its findings Wednesday. Garner-based Municipal Engineering Services officials estimated ...

5/18/2018 5:49:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Local officials and others hear an explanation of the watershed reclassification process for the proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. Standing is Carol Woodie of Municipal Engineering.

5/4/2018 6:17:00 PM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District is delaying the opening of public swim beaches at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir’s Berry Mountain, Boomer and Fort Hamby parks and its Bandit’s Roost Campground and Warrior Creek campgrounds. Dive ...

4/20/2018 9:14:00 AM
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
When you’re looking for something fun to do each week, check our guide to what’s going on in Wilkes County. Wilkes County Farmers Market will open from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Yadkin Valley Mar...

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 ...

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