August 27, 2015 RSS feed / News

City tours Plant Vogtle

City of Washington employees recently visited the Plant Vogtle nuclear power facility on the Savannah River south of Augusta. More...

Red Devil helps outfit the Tiger Band

This Red Devil and his sign have been appearing on lawns around town starting with Toombs McClendon’s yard and it’s going to be around at least until this Friday night’s W-W Tiger g More...

Wins district writing contest

Daleah Booker entered her poem, “It is On!” in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition last year as a fourth grader at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School. More...

Garrard named to ‘40 Under 40’ list for work in Washington State

Just over one year after Dr. Alexander Garrard joined the (State of) Washington Poison Center (WAPC) staff as the Clinical Managing Director, he has been named to the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list. More...

4-H members exhibit goats in Showdown

Jake Tucker placed first in showmanship and third, fifth, seventh and tenth in weight classes with his does and wether at the Madison County Sizzlin’ Showdown Goat Show. More...

Tignall News

Trying to understand a new car and a new phone all in the same month has frazzled my brain. It is hard to keep up with all the changes. I feel as if I am running and can never catch up. More...

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Student Council, Beta Club selling barbecue for D.C. trip

The Student Council and Beta Club of Washington-Wilkes Middle School will be going on a threenight trip to Washington, D.C. March 31-April 3, 2016, and fundraising efforts have already begun. More...

Students, coaches tell of FCA’s importance at W-WCHS

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is touching millions of lives... one heart at a time. More...

Lions Club to offer chicken barbecue on Sat., August 29

The Washington Lions Club is cooking one of its famous chicken barbecues on Saturday, August 29. 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...

Labor Day activities set at A.H. Stephens Park

Labor Day weekend, September 4-5, A.H. Stephens State Park in Crawfordville we will host several family fun events including movie night, family game day, and a night time canoe trip around the public fishing lake. More...

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Where in the world is The News-Reporter

... touring the sites in six states

The Suggses and their News-Reporter have returned from their summer adventures. This year’s 8,000 miles covered the Midwest and the Rocky Mountain states. More...

Dove season opens a week from Sat. with plenty of fields to choose from

What field will you be at on the opening day of dove season? Who will be with you? The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, September 5. More...

It’s déjà vu all over again

Back in 1969, this photo was featured on the front page of The News-Reporter as the W-W Tigers prepared to begin football season. More...

4-H and FFA members show goats at Young Farmers event in Perry

Wilkes County was represented well on the state level at the Georgia Young Farmers Goat Show in Perry where 19 Wilkes County 4-H’ers and FFA members participated August 21-22 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Many hearts were saddened in Rayle last week with the passing of Mablean Smith Sherrer, wife of Marshall Sherrer. She was a special lady, loved by so many. Kelly commented to me that you never heard Mr. Marshall refer to Mrs. More...

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