May 28, 2015 RSS feed / News

Fountain Campground sets upcoming revival for week of June 7-14

Established in 1822, Fountain Campground is still going strong as a nondenominational campground and invites all faiths to worship at its upcoming revival June 7-14. More...

W-W Airport open house to headline Chamber After Hours event on June 4

The Washington-Wilkes County Airport will be the site of an open house and Chamber After Hours event designed to inform and familiarize the public with the facilities and operations of the airport as well as plans for its future expansion. More...

Top students selected at middle school

Washington-Wilkes Middle School has chosen Students of the Month for April including (l-r) Grier Carter, Josue Villeda, Kieasha Huff, Nikita Barksdale, Shaniya Cain, Jamiya Mays, (not pictured) Ryann More...

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Our baby girl Maebrynn graduated from Oglethorpe Children’s Academy Pre-K program on Thursday, May 21. The ceremony was held at Salem Baptist Church. More...

Wynnes take a trip to Pacific Northwest

Mike and Mary Wynne recently joined Darrell Huckaby and his tour group on a trip to the Pacific Northwest. They flew from Atlanta to Portland, Oregon, where they visited some of the city’s beautiful gardens. More...

Walton-Williams earns doctorate at Medical University

Dr. Hermecender Walton-Williams, daughter of Susie Walton and the late Rev. Robert Walton of Washington, received her Doctor of Health Administration degree from the Medical University of South Carolina on Friday, May 15. More...

Norman earns Piedmont’s Stewart Award

Piedmont College valedictorian Kaitlin Norman receives the H.M. Stewart Award of Excellence from South State Bank Vice President Brian Horton (left) and Piedmont College President Dr. More...

Church Street will get 4 speed bumps first week in June

The City of Washington has received multiple requests from residents on Church Street to install speed bumps on the street to help alleviate speeding problems in that area. More...

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Andy Irwin will perform at library; craft workshop signup starts today

The Mary Willis Library will continue their summertime activities this coming week with several programs including special performances, story time, afternoon movies and more. More...

LWREA is ‘Unit of Distinction’ at state convention in Buford

Members of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) were recognized with multiple awards and distinctions when they attended the 57th Annual Convention of the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) at Legacy Lodge on Lake Lanier More...

Everybody gets $10 off just for entering Grocery Giveaway

Fifteen lucky Bi-Lo customers will win free groceries for a year by entering the Great Grocery Giveaway now through June 16. Every customer who enters will receive a $10 off $100 purchase coupon upon entering a valid email address online. More...

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Beta Sigma Phi scholarship presented

Ashlyn Holley (left) has been named the 2015 Beta Sigma Phi scholarship recipient. The scholarship is given from the three active chapters of the Washington Wilkes chapters of Beta Sigma Phi. More...

Tignall News

I understand that many people who attend graduation here are very disappointed because of all the noise makers, stomping of feet on bleachers, and yelling going on and keeping them from hearing the name of their child or grandchild who was graduating More...

4-H’ers compete at Area Poultry Judging Contest

Nine Wilkes County 4-H’ers competed at the Area Poultry Judging Contest in Oglethorpe County. More...

Barnes awarded memorial scholarship

Teniyah Barnes, a graduated senior from Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School (left) is shown with Washington Housing Authority member Robert Williams after she was awarded the Don McGlamory Memorial Award scholarship in the amount of $2,500. More...

Hannah McTier on Dean’s List at Berry College

Hannah McTier of Washington has been named to Berry College’s Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester. More...

Chemist keep the grasses growing

Bill Fair (right) told members of the Washington Rotary Club about the three companies owned by the N-Vizion products group including Fair’s Finest Brand, Southeastern Plant Food, and Progressi More...

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