July 24, 2014 RSS feed / News

Old friend returns to Marketplace 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...

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...

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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...

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Hey, I just found out that this is National Ice Cream month, so to honor it I will make sure I eat ice cream every day this month. I have always heard that since life is uncertain, eat dessert first. More...

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There was good attendance each night of revival at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church. There was special music each night and Rev. Walton delivered good messages. He can explain Bible stories and make them interesting. . More...

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Reagan nearly started a war with Russia

Forty-one-year Rotarian Joey Fievet (right) presented the second in his series of Presidential Trivia programs to the Washington Rotary Club last Thursday and relayed a number of interesting and amus 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...

Lions Club to offer chicken barbecue this Sat., 11:30-1

The Washington Lions Club is cooking one of its famous chicken barbecues on Saturday, July 26. 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...

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

... over two miles above sea level

With his News-Reporter in hand, Karl Hughey says, “Here I am back in the Colorado Rockies.” On this trip, he and his daughter Julie, and her boyfriend, John, hiked the Ute Creek trail system to reach the Continental Divide Trail (CDT). More...

Hudson announces retirement from Wilkes Eye center

Sherry Hudson has announced her retirement from Wilkes Eye Center, saying she will be spending more time with her grandchildren, who live in Anderson, South Carolina, and traveling with her husband, Major League Baseball Umpire Marvin Hudson. More...

County Line Baptist to host homecoming and revival Aug. 3-6

County Line Baptist Church will hold homecoming and revival services beginning on Sunday, August 3, at 11 a.m. “We will celebrate with lunch on the grounds,” Pastor Allen White reported. More...

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

... traveling around Central America

David and Jama Carper spent a week in the Corozal District of Belize and took The News-Reporter along. More...

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The Kettle Creek Pilot Club met at Talk of the Town on Tuesday, July 15. More...

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