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Lawson recognized at Shorter’s Awards Day

Wilkes County student William Lawson accepts the Interdisciplinary Studies Award at Shorter University from Dr. More...

FBLA recognized as members attend conference

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter was recognized for achieving the highest level in the Chapter of the Year Award for participation in a variety of service, leadership, and educational activiti More...

Wilsbary sale slated for Saturday, May 6, 10-1 at the library

The Wilsbary Book, Plant, and Bake Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Mary Willis Library is coming up on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the library.  More...

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Response to Intervention – Parents are Partners

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-tier system of interventions intended to aid in early identification and support of students with academic and behavioral needs. More...

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Optimist 5K set this Saturday will include Fun Run

The sixth annual Washington Optimist Club 5K on April 29 will have a new feature for those who wish to participate. More...

Nearby state parks offer plenty of activities in May

Archery, canoeing, and special celebratory Memorial Day events have been scheduled at Elijah Clark State Park throughout the month of May, and the community is invited to participate in the many family friendly excursions available to the public.&nbs More...

Tignall News

Being a book collector, I do have some books that I have never read. They are those how-to books ... More...

Top Ten Movies

1. The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson  2. The Boss Baby (PG) animated  3. Beauty and the Beast (PG) Emma Watson, Dan Stevens  4. Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) animated  5. More...

Rolling closure of boat ramps scheduled for Thurmond Lake

Officials at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake announced a rolling closure of boat ramps at the reservoir in order to re-stripe and repave the ramps before the main recreation season opens. In all cases the ramps will be open on weekends.  More...

Ashton Wilkes Andrews

On behalf of Ashton Wilkes Andrews, we would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the community’s support during the tragic loss of our son. Words cannot begin to express our heartache. Our hearts are forever shattered. More...

Proud Spirit founder to speak

Melanie Sue Bowles, founder and director of the Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary will be the speaker at the May Friends of the Mary Willis Library meeting on Thursday, May 11, at 3 p.m. More...

Library has exciting activities planned for month of May

School may be winding down, but things at the Mary Willis library are getting ready to kick off.  More...

Hundreds celebrate military children during 4th Eggstravaganza

The Washington Fire Department dropped over 1,800 Easter Eggs for children ages 4-12, and over 1,000 pieces of candy for those ages 13 and up. More...

4-H team outshoots the best at district match

Despite stiff competition from 4-H clubs in northeast Georgia, the Wilkes County 4-H Shotgun Team brought home top honors as the team competed to qualify for the state match coming up in May.  More...

Auditor is pleased with city

Sam Latimer, an accountant for Rushton and Company, (right) has been the lead auditor for the City of Washington since 2014 and told the Washington Rotary Club that the city is run well and mentioned More...

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