Take a glimpse of what it's like to work and live in this area.
A boater takes a ride on W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in Wilkesboro, NC
The former Wilkes County Courthouse in Wilkesboro, NC was built in 1902 and restored in 2005 to become the Wilkes Heritage Museum.
Visitors walk through the Wilkes Art Gallery in North Wilkesboro, NC.
Marty Stuart at the 21st Annual Merlefest held on the campus of Wilkes Community College.
Students work on individual projects during a welding class at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC.
With almost 2,700 employees and a payroll of $76.9 million, Tyson is Wilkes County's largest employer.
Louisiana-Pacific employs 350 people at a hardboard siding plant in Roaring River, NC.
A worker puts a few finishing touches on a piece of furniture. Key City Furniture in Wilkesboro, NC, just partnered with Schnadig to produce upholstered furniture for Ralph Lauren.
CertainTeed in North Wilkesboro, NC, manufactures cement siding and plans to expand with a new paint line.
Key City Furniture in Wilkesboro, NC, just partnered with Schnadig to produce upholstered furniture for Ralph Lauren.
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