September 18, 2014 RSS feed / News

Buckel will tell CWRT about the Battle of Cedar Mountain

Mike Buckel of Hartwell will present “The Battle of Cedar Mountain” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, September 22, at 6 p.m., in the ballroom at the Fitzpatrick Hotel on The Square in Washington. More...

Thornton is tops at primary school

Ginny Thornton, who was recently named W-WPS Teacher of the Year, earned her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Augusta State University, with Regular Ed. and Special Ed. More...

Armour wins FFA tractor contest

Washington-Wilkes FFA member Hunter Armour (top photo) recently won the Chapter FFAAgricultural Tractor and Machinery Operations and Maintenance Contest. More...

Leadership, insight earn president’s praise

Better late than never, Wilkes County School Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rosemary Caddell accepts the Washington Rotary Club President’s Award for 2013-14 from Terry Boswell last week. More...

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Mark’s Tabernacle celebrates opening of annex, baptistery

On Saturday, September 6, the historic Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church celebrated the grand opening of its new annex and baptistery in a building given to them by Jacqueline Willis of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. More...

Learn to sketch at Rock Eagle’s next weekend program

“Sketching Nature” will be the program for the September installment of Saturday at the Rock set for September 20 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton. More...

Georgians reminded to register to vote in Nov. General Election

Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians they must be registered to vote by October 6 in order to participate in the November 4 General Election. This leaves less than one month before the deadline. More...

Homecoming activities set for ‘Spirit Week’ starting Sept. 29

The crowning of the 2014 Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School Homecoming Queen at the Greene County football game on October 3 will top off a week of activities sponsored by the student council. More...

Programs return/begin at God’s Marketplace in October

On Saturday, October 11th, the Saturday Sunday School program will begin again from 1-3 p.m. We will meet again at the God’s Marketplace building, 714 East Robert Toombs Avenue. Saturday Sunday School is open to all children ages 6 through 12. More...

National conference planned for Saturday at Essene Center

A benefit and retirement ceremony for the Music Educators National Conference will be held Saturday, September 20, at 3 p.m. at the Essene Worship Center on Newtown Road. More...

Smyrna sets revival services next week; Maund will speak

Smyrna United Methodist Church will hold revival services Sunday Wednesday, September 21-24, at 7 p.m. Rev. Mark Maund, pastor at Riverview UMC in Evans, will be the speaker. More...

First Methodist to sponsor Global Impact Celebration

What’s it like to be a missionary in the 21st century? What drives certain people to start a medical clinic in Haiti or teach school in Bolivia or minister to the homeless in a big city? More...

Payment assistance by HomeSafe Ga. offers no-cost help - Free Access

If you or someone you know is having difficulty paying a mortgage due to unemployment (layoff, job closure) under-employment (hours reduced, changed job at lesser pay), or other financial hardships such as a medical situation, the death of a spouse, More...

‘I Have a Testimony’ is theme of 18th outreach tent service

The “WORD” Bible Study Class 18th annual outreach tent service will be held Saturday, September 20, at 11 a.m. at the vacant lot located at 415 Lexington Ave. in Washington. More...

Visits more than a state a day

Hope Ward, daughter of Darla and Mark Ward of Washington, told members of the Washington Rotary Club about the many sights and experiences she enjoyed during her visits to 23 states in 22 days as par More...

W-WMS chooses students of the month

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month for August are (front, l-r) Lawrence Chapman, Emmanuel Aburto, Dharti Patel, Lola Hammond, (back) Tykeria Jenkins, Rodney Binns, Vernisia Lester, More...

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