October 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

‘Resthaven Revisited’ will live again as new version is set for October 21

The next edition of Resthaven Revisited is scheduled for this Saturday, October 21, from 6-9 p.m. with something for everyone including history buffs, cemetery lovers, and those who like things just a little bit creepy.  More...

Drummer and piper entertain and educate

John Griffin (left) and Mark Cheek delighted members of the Washington Rotary Club with their impressive demonstration of Scottish music at last week’s regular lunch meeting of the club. More...

‘Maze’ helps teach right choices

The Wilkes County Community Partnership (WCCP) – Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Program participated in the Augusta Partnership for Children’s (APC) Teen Maze at the Richmond County Tech More...

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Debra Guin named Kiwanian of Year

The Washington Kiwanis Club has named Debra Guin as the 2017 Kiwanian of the Year. Guin currently holds the position of immediate past president after serving two terms as head of the club, and was club secretary for many years. More...

‘Fall Ball’ planned for October 28 at New Life Baptist

New Life Baptist Church will hold its fourth annual Fall Ball on Saturday, October 28, from 4-6:30 p.m. The public is invited and everything is free.  More...

W-WMS Beta Club holds induction ceremony

Washington-Wilkes Middle School held its National Beta Club induction ceremony and breakfast for new members on Thursday, October 5, for the 2017-2018 school year. More...

Tignall News

There are plenty of acorns for the squirrels to harvest this year. We can’t walk without them rolling under our feet. I sweep them off our deck and somebody throws them back on there the next day. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Ruth Rogers and Peggy Echols delivered lunch to J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on behalf of Sardis Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 11. The Boatwrights enjoyed it greatly.  More...

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

... remembering the battle, and the place

Bobby and Vivian Long stopped off at The Alamo with The News-Reporter in San Antonio Texas last week where they also toured the Famous Menger Hotel and Saloon near the Alamo, which was home to many e More...

Early voting in council election continues through November 3

Early voting began Monday, October 16, in the City of Washington election for three seats on the City Council.  While Tuesday, October 10, was the last day to register for this election, Wilkes County Voter Registrar Debbie Anderson reminds ever More...

Georgia Railroad had impact on the Civil War

Lewis Smith of Thomson will present “The Creation of the Georgia Railroad and Its Impact on the Civil War” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, October 23, at 6 p.m. in the Fitzpatrick Hotel.  More...

Investigators tell of efforts to control gangs in Wilkes

Philiph Perkins and Jason Gaddy, Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office investigators, presented an informative program on gang activity in Wilkes County at the September meeting of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association. More...

Class convinced Baldwin that conducting was ‘best combination’ of his two passions

Most times when Joseph Baldwin is in the car, he rolls the windows down, takes in the breeze, and clears his mind. No music, just wind and the sounds of the city. More...

‘Haunted Evening’ at A.H. Stephens set Oct. 28, 7-10

“A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens” is slated for Saturday, October 28, from 7-10 p.m.  More...

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Country cooking supper is this Sat. at Fishing Creek

The Christian Service Organization will sponsor a country cooking supper at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on Saturday, October 21.  The supper will be served 6-8 p.m. and the cost is $8 for eat-in or take-out. More...

Alli Bennett receives N.Wilkes scholarship

Alli Bennett, daughter of John and Sabrina Bennett, was presented a scholarship of $500 from the North Wilkes Steering Committee. She is a student of the University of North Georgia. More...