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W-W County Airport will host next Chamber After Hours event May 1

The next Chamber After Hours event will be an Open House at the Wilkes County Airport as the W-W Chamber of Commerce joins forces with the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners and the event sponsor W.K. Dickson and Associates. More...

W-WMS Corner

W-WMS prepares for the CRCT

During spring holidays last week, students were provided with ample opportunity to catch up on their rest in anticipation of the CRCT. More...

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Former ‘Where in the World’ entry wins statewide award for faithful N-R reader

During the month of March, the Georgia Press Association (GPA) sponsored a photo contest to promote community newspaper readership across the state through the social media Facebook and Twitter. More...

Bill Kirby will speak at Lincoln County’s History in the Park

Augusta Chronicle columnist and online news director Bill Kirby will be the next speaker in the Lincoln County Historical Society’s History in the Park lecture series the evening of May 1 at 7 p. m. More...

Tignall News

Jane Newsome mentioned a book titled To the Letter about the lost art of letter writing. I agree that letter writing has disappeared, probably with first the computer and sending e-mail and now to texting and all the other techno gadgets. More...

Lundberg News

There was a pretty good attendance at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. We were glad to have Rev. McAvoy’s brother Dr. McAvoy of Elberton with us. It seems Sunday school attendance has dropped off some and Rev. More...

Sharon Shenanigans festiva1 will feature games, films, astronomy

The Sharon Shenanigans set for Saturday, April 26, will be a long day full of family fun, music, astronomy, and even a film festival. More...

Rotary’s ShelterBox provides first relief from disaster

What started as a centennial project for a Rotary Club in England has become a worldwide effort to provide immediate relief to people who have lost their homes and possessions due to natural and other disasters. More...

Wilsbary Sale is set for Mary Willis lawn on May 2 from 10-2

The annual Wilsbary Book, Plant, and Bake Sale will be held on Friday, May 2, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Those interested are reminded to mark their calendars and remember that donations of books are due at the library by April 30. More...

It’s time ... to assume the best, not the worst

A full-page color advertisement in this week’s edition of The News-Reporter would have implied that a local Wilkes County business might have been responsible for abuse and neglect resulting in injury and even death. More...

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Students at W-WMS focused on the future

Students at Washington-Wilkes Middle School have been preparing themselves for their future career pathways by utilizing GAcollege411, a free and secure online resource designed specifically for Georgia students. More...

Georgia Cattlewomen induct Bobo into Hall of Fame during convention

The Georgia Cattlewomen’s Association inducted Pat Bobo into the GCWA Hall of Fame at the Cattlemen’s Ball on Friday, April 4, as part of its 53rd annual convention and trade show, and the 17th annual Georgia Beef Expo in Perry, Georgia. More...

Southland Jubilee will host 16th annual celebration this weekend in Greensboro

Visitors can stroll the streets of historic downtown Greensboro at the 16th Annual Southland Jubilee this Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Booker-Warthen fundraising effort to be held May 25

The public is invited to the Reese J. Booker and Rosa Grant Warthen Annual Memorial College Scholarship Fundraising Program to be held the fourth Sunday in May (May 25) at the Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Palm Sunday was observed at Sardis Baptist Church on Sunday, April 13. Children in attendance waved palms as they walked down the aisle of the church. Reverend Jim Newsome preached from the Book of Luke. More...

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