December 18, 2014 RSS feed / News

‘Dressing down’ benefits fundraiser

Mary Lois Akins-Newsome, Beta Sigma Phi Eta Omicron president (left) accepts a check from Washington-Wilkes Elementary School Principal Angela McGill as a contribution to the Nancy C. Long Playing Fore the Cure fundraiser held this fall. More...

Small staff with lots of pride collects food for homebound

For its fifth annual outreach to the homebound, Ruffin Flag Company collected nearly 150 pounds of canned and staple foods for distribution. More...

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FBC senior adults enjoy Christmas open house at Harris home Dec. 11

Carol and Louis Harris entertained at an open house for senior adults of First Baptist Church and many of their friends on Thursday, December 11, at their home on South Alexander Avenue. More...

Students earn rewards for collecting box tops

Washington-Wilkes Primary School students have done it again! They brought in over 1,000 box tops during the month of November. More...

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Andie and Baylie Bridges visited with Kelly, the girls, and me on Saturday, December 6. They came bearing a baby gift for Kellbry, a birthday gift for Adriana, and a “just because” gift for Maebrynn! More...

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The Christmas season seems to be a race to see what can be done in the shortest length of time. I’m usually wrapping the last presents on Christmas Eve, but not this year. I am racing with time to get everything done early. More...

Recycled Christmas trees can provide habitat in area lakes

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell and Thurmond Lake Project Offices will accept natural Christmas trees for recycling December 26, 2014, through February 15, 2015, at Hartwell, and December 20 through January 8 at Thurmond. More...

You can enjoy the holidays without the weight gain

On average, Americans gain weight during the holiday season. While the weight gain may not be dramatic, research shows it tends to stick and accumulate over the years. But you don’t have to succumb to this progression, according to the experts. More...

Georgians can help protect wildlife and habitats in four different ways

Georgia’s wildlife and natural habitats don’t depend on St. Nick. Conserving these wild creatures and wild places depends largely on the Georgians who enjoy them. More...

Wins bag of Christmas goodies

The Beta Sigma Phi Xi Delta Tau chapter held a raffle for a Snowman Bag full of Christmas goodies and Andie Bridges (right) was the winner. Proceeds will be donated to the First United Methodist Church for its Angel Tree project. More...

Varsity Song Leaders awarded 3rd place in region competition

I am pleased to report that our girls’ singing group, the Varsity Song Leaders, won third place at the recent regional singing competition. Granted, there were only three entrants, but still ... it’s nice to have a trophy. More...

Five qualify to run in hurry-up race set January 6 to fill Channell’s seat

Early voting began Monday morning for the special state election set for Tuesday, January 6, to fill the District 120 Georgia House of Representatives seat held by the retiring Rep. Mickey Channell. More...

New Lt. tells of GSP career, post

Former commander of Washington’s Georgia State Patrol Post 17, Paul Waller (second from right) told members of the Washington Rotary Club about his career as a trooper which began in 1997. More...

Out-of-School Program visits exhibition in Atlanta

Forty-four students in the W-WMS and W-WCHS 21st Century Out-of-School Program had the pleasure of touring “Bodies…the Exhibition” at Atlantic Station in Atlanta in November. More...

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