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Elections involve a lot of work

Wilkes County Election Clerk Sherry McAvoy told members of the Washington Rotary Club about all the intricacies, regulations, hours, and people required for every election. More...

Historical Foundation sets quarterly meeting August 3 at 2:30 p.m.

The Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation will hold its quarterly meeting on Sunday, August 3, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wilkes County courthouse courtroom. More...

Optimists learn about insurance

Scott Lewis of State Farm Insurance was the speaker at the Washington Optimist Club’s regular monthly meeting at Talk of the Town on July 15. More...

Third Shiloh Sunday School and BTU Congress convene with Cherry Grove Baptist July 16-17

The Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Sunday School and BTU Congress which promotes peace, love, unity, and fellowship met with the theme, “Solidarity with the Savior through Witness,” at the mission center July 16-17. More...

Lundberg News

I know a few people who like this hot weather, but not me. It is so dry. We need rain. It has rained in areas nearby but we haven’t had any in quite a while. More...

Marlyse Sifre gets scholarship award from ABAC Found.

Marlyse Sifre of Tignall has been awarded a scholarship from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year. Sifre, an animal science major, received a James C. and Joyce C. More...

USDA declares week of Aug. 3-9 National Farmers Market Week

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3-9 “National Farmers Market Week.” Throughout the week, the USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible, and the communities th More...

RAYLE NEWS

The countdown to Back-to-School has officially started, and many teachers are squeezing out the last drops of their freedom (my mother being one of them)! More...

W-W Elementary School is prepared for a great year

The faculty and staff at W-WES are excited about the changes in the appearance of our school and look forward to welcoming all of the Pre-K, fourth-, and fifth-graders who will be walking through the doors on Thursday, August 7. More...

Getting ready to go back to school is more exciting than ...

What’s more exciting than summer vacation? You guessed it! BACKTO SCHOOL!! The back-to-school movement has swept excitement through the hearts of businesses, families, teachers, school staff, and most importantly, students. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes(PG-13) Gary Oldman, Keri Russell2. The Purge: Anarchy (R) FrankGrillo, Carmen Ejogo3. Planes: Fire and Rescue (PG)animated4. Sex Tape (R) Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz5. More...

Fundraiser offers original watercolors

A group of five original watercolors like the one shown above by Georgia artist Norma Jean Trammell have been donated by her to the Friends of the Library. More...

CSRA unemployment jumps to 8.7 percent during month of May

The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) increased to 8.7 percent in June, up seven-tenths of a percentage point from 8.0 percent in May. More...

Immunization for W-WMS required for 6-7th graders

Administrators at Washington Wilkes Middle School have announced immunization requirements for sixth- and seventh-graders and are advising parents to “vaccinate your children early and beat the back-to-school rush.” More...

21st CCLC gets funding for third year; program will target over 250 students

Wilkes County’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers have received funding for the third year of a five-year grant in the amount of $447,392 for all Wilkes County Schools. More...

Career Center starts new year, offers help in obtaining a GED

The Washington-Wilkes Career Center’s adult education program has begun its new school year and is currently accepting new students. Classes are free to anyone who does not have a high school diploma. More...

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Willingham to talk about Lincoln roots at park series Aug. 7

What do an 1862 letter bought on the internet, a palm-sized family Bible, and an 1880s photograph have in common? They all relate to the Willingham family and their roots in Lincoln and Wilkes Counties. More...

Dr. Hunter will be Third Shiloh’s new moderator Aug. 30

The Third Shiloh Association will sponsor an installation banquet for the new moderator, Rev. Dr. Reginald A. Hunter, on Saturday, August 30, at 6 p.m. at the Association’s Rev. G.L. Avery Center on McLendon Drive in Washington. More...

Tignall News

If I forget your name, don’t be insulted. Some of my former students will ask if I remember them and of course I can remember their faces and their voices but I may not remember their names. More...

Hunter education classes are offered at library this fall

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will begin offering hunter education classes in Wilkes County beginning in August. More...

Washington-Wilkes Primary School back in the school spirit for ’14-15

Washington-Wilkes Primary School is ready to get back into the school spirit as the opening of the 2014-15 school year is fast approaching. More...

IMPORTANT DATES

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August 6 – Time to meet teachers 2-4 p.m. August 11 – PTG Parent Orientation at 6:00 p.m. KINDERGARTEN: More...

IMPORTANT W-WMS DATES TO REMEMBER

August 5 – Title I Parent Involvement Meeting, 5 p.m.(All parents are invited to attend).August 6 – Open House 2-4 p.m.August 7 – First Day of School More...

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