October 30, 2014 RSS feed / News

Veterans and their families can visit free at Corps-operated areas on November 11

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at Corps-operated recreation areas at Hartwell and J. More...

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Dr. Mark Waters presents program to DAR on missing Confederate Gold

Dr. Mark Waters was guest speaker at the Kettle Creek Chapter NSDAR meeting Monday, October 20. Dr. More...

Commissioner says to change batteries as the time changes

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday. More...

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I’m sure most of you are fed up with all the time taken up with the campaign clips on TV. It seems that those people campaigning know more about their opponents than they do about themselves. More...

Aycocks, Wilsons attend wedding in Cincinnati, Ohio

Linda and Leon Aycock, joined by Vivie Ann and Bobby Wilson traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, on Wednesday, October 15, to attend the wedding of Rob Aycock to Candace Burton, both of Cincinnati. More...

LWREA members learn of benefits available

Members of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) attended the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) Area 11 and 12 meeting at Oconee Fall Line Technical College in Sandersville. More...

NRCS streamlines application process; EQIP sign-up underway

A single sign up for the 2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is underway and ends December 19, according to District Conservationist Jason Wheatley of the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). 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...

Tom Duggan speaker at next Historical Foundation meeting

Tom Duggan will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation Sunday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library. More...

Area director installs officers at LWREA October meeting

Geraldine Reid, Area XII Director of the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) installed the 2014-2016 officers of the Lincoln-­Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) during the October meeting of the group. More...

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J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright and Bonnie’s sisters, Frankie Jones of Athens and Martha Jones of Bogart, joined Bonnie’s brother and wife, James and Sharon Smith, at their home in Stephens on Saturday, October 15. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter...

...touring the western states

Abdulla and Jacqueline Al-Azawi took The News-Reporter along when they joined their daughter and son-in-law, Nadia and William Kelman, on their annual motor trip to the western United States during S More...

Halloween fun set for Nov. 1 at A.H. Stephens Park, 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...