December 8, 2016 RSS feed / News

Fourth-graders learn all about astronomy on visit to Deerlick

Deerlick Astronomy Village hosted 120 fourth-grade students from the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School during November. More...

American Pickers back in Georgia hunting antiques

The History Channel’s American Pickers team is returning to Georgia this winter, and will film episodes throughout the region. More...

Davidson and Heard win awards

Two members of the Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School’s Performing Arts Team received individual awards and the team placed third at the Georgia High School Association’s One Act Play region competition at Baldwin High School in More...

JumpStart provides assistance to 40 families with young kids

The Wilkes County JumpStart Program, sponsored by Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Wilkes County (FCCIS), provides an early intervention, home visitation, and parent education program to 40 Washington-Wilkes families with children up t More...

Library’s week of activities starts with workshop today

Looking for ways to get in the holiday spirit? The Mary Willis Library has you covered with a fun-filled week of activities.  Starting today, Thursday, December 8, adults can participate in a Christmas card wreath craft workshop. More...

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We don’t have to solve Kay Tyler’s problems with her decorating for Christmas. More...

New video series available during Winter Weather Awareness Week

Georgia Power is highlighting Winter Weather Awareness Week December 5-9 during the company’s first-ever “Georgia Power Prepare- Athon!” In collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Emergency Managem More...

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

... seeing the sights in the Big Apple

Washington-Wilkes Middle School staff members took The News-Reporter on a special holiday trip when they enjoyed part of their Thanksgiving break in New York touring many sites of interest including More...

Supermoon Wednesday will overpower the usually spectacular Geminid shower

In a galaxy not so far away, the final installment of the supermoon trilogy is set to fill December 14’s night sky with an overpowering glow – a glow so bright that it will outshine even what is usually one stellar meteor shower. More...

THE ACADEMIC CORNER

Positive behavior interventions and supports

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) became the framework with which Wilkes County Schools problem solve and improve school climate in the fall of the 2015-2016 school year. More...

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GPLS is searching for the top ten most beautiful libraries in Georgia

With the help of residents from around the state, the Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) is looking to identify and recognize the 10 most beautiful public libraries in Georgia. Nominations will be accepted through midnight December 31. More...

‘Christmas in the Park’ set in Crawfordville weekend nights, 6 p.m.

Every weekend from now until Christmas night, the A.H. Stephens State Park in Crawfordville will host visitors at its “Christmas in the Park” festival. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Moana (PG) animated  2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston  3. Dr. Strange (PG-13) Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor  4. Allied (R) Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard  5. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Richard and Lisa McAvoy hosted Thanksgiving dinner at their home. Joining them were Tom and Gloria Wheatley, Carl and Vicky Sisson, Mildred Sisson, Mike and Christine Wheatley, Gradee Ledbetter, Taylor McAvoy, and Amy McAvoy.  More...