October 23, 2014 RSS feed / News

Kiwanis gives ‘best dictionaries ever’ to third graders

In honor of Dictionary Day and Noah Webster, the Washington Kiwanis Club presented Webster’s dictionaries to all third grade students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School. More...

Georgia and Wilkes proclaim Nov. 2 Retired Educators Day

Governor Nathan Deal has signed a proclamation proclaiming Sunday, November 2, 2014, as Retired Educators Day in the state of Georgia. More...

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Bobby and Elizabeth Cleveland took a recent trip to Australia where they visited downtown Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbor Bridge. More...

Col. Griffiths will speak at CWRT meeting Monday

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I have heard of some interesting antics of animals recently. Angie Thornton walked into her house last week and found a raccoon asleep in her entertainment center behind Laney’s picture. It came in through the cat door. More...

High school, middle school FBLA members take part in Fall Motivational Rally Oct. 14

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members Kelsey Holley, Preston Mc- Gowan, and Micah Young traveled with Chapter Advisor Peggy Etterle to the Georgia FBLA Fall Motivational Rally held at the Georgi More...

FFA Land Judging Team places at career development event

Washington-Wilkes organizedLandhereJudginglast adopting constitutionAreaMay,Team placed and2the afifth in the FFA More...

Lions Club to offer chicken barbecue Sat., Nov. 1,11:30-1

The Washington Lions Club is cooking one of its famous chicken barbecues on Saturday, November 1. The menu includes one-half of a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, tea, and bread. Extra cups of the delicious sauce will also be available. More...

New Life Baptist to have ‘Fall Ball’ on Friday, Oct. 31

New Life Baptist Church will hold its first-ever “Fall Ball” on Friday, October 31, before the W-W Tiger football game against Oglethorpe County. The church is located at 808 E. More...

Top students named at middle school

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month for September are (front, l-r) Daniela Linares, Bradley Wilson, Martha Canova, (back) Jamiyah Mays, Breanna Wright, Chaniya Mahoney, Tyresius Cro More...

Womanless pageant to be held Saturday at elementary school

The Xi Zeta Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host another ­Womanless Beauty Pageant on Saturday, October 25, at 7 p.m. at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. Proceeds from the event will help fund the Bill ­McCarty Scholarship. More...

Exploring southern heritage at Mule Day

Perfect weather and new attractions drew a large crowd of visitors to the recent 34th annual Mule Day, and in keeping with the event’s heritage, the Grand Champion mule was again shown by Smith More...

Sutton speaks at Mark’s Tabernacle for Women’s Day program Oct. 19

Clara Sutton was the speaker for the Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church Women’s Day Program on October 19. “Sutton is an innovator, commentator, communicator, motivator, originator, and a generator. More...

Halloween fun set at A.H. Stephens on Nov. 1 at 6 p.m.

The public is invited to join the park staff and Friends of A.H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghoulish events on Saturday, November 1, starting at 6 p.m. More...

Eighth graders walk trails, experience history at the Kettle Creek battle site

In what may be the first in formal public school use of the Kettle Creek Battlefield site, Washington-Wilkes Middle School eighth-grade classes of Katy Meech and Al Dawkins visited the battle site on a recent Friday afternoon. More...

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1. Gone Girl (R) Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike2. Dracula Untold (PG-13) LukeEvans, Dominic Cooper3. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PG)Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner4. Annabelle (R) Ward Horton,Annabelle Wallis5. More...

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Kelly, Maebrynn, and I attended Adriana’s soccer game at the Rec. Department on Wednesday, October 6. Her team won their second game! .My husband took me out to lunch on Tuesday, October 7. More...

Out-of-School program invites public to display, performances this Friday

Launched in October 2000, Lights on Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families, and communities. More...