September 29, 2016 RSS feed / News

Primary schoolers learn from firemen

City of Thomson firefighters (top photo) Chip Bentley and Brian Rogers, puppeteer for Frank the Firefighter, present a puppet show demonstration to W-W Primary School kindergarten students about the More...

GRSP student visits first time since arriving from Denmark

During a social evening at the home of Jane and Jim Bundy, Miss Sofia Florio from Denmark, the student sponsored by the Washington Rotary Club for a year-long scholarship, had a wonderful time meeting with members and friends of the club last Saturda More...

Area director installs officers during LWREA Sept. meeting

Geraldine Reid, Area Xll Director of the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) installed the 2016-2018 officers for the Lincoln-­Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) during the September meeting of the group. More...

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Tignall News

If you have a roll of duct tape in your survival kit, you don’t have to worry about anything else. I saw a list of uses for duct tape and there were quite a few that I had not thought of. More...

Three Savannah River reservoirs in Drought Level 2, Corps says

As of Monday, September 19, representatives with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, reported that the three reservoirs on the upper Savannah River entered a Drought Level 2 when the level of Clark’s Hill Lake dipped t More...

CSRA unemployment drops to 6.1 percent during August

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area in August was 6.1 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 6.5 percent in July. The rate in August 2015 was 6.9 percent. More...

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Hart to be speaker at Friends fall meeting at library Oct. 13

“Hang on to your memories and traditions and be mindful of how easily time can change things. Don’t take them for granted…” More...

RAYLE NEWS

Kaitlyn Porter celebrated her 13th birthday on Friday, September 16, with two friends, Jordyn Welborn and Trinity Glenn, who spent the weekend with her. On Saturday, they went to the Cookout in Athens and then went skating. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Sully (PG-13) Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart 2. Blair Witch (R) James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez 3. Bridget Jones’s Baby (R) Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones 4. Snowden (R) Joseph Gordon Levitt, Shailene Woodley 5. More...

Thelma Lou and Barney speak at Georgia Baptist Senior Rally

Rev. Mike Wynne welcomed a large group of churches from the Georgia Baptist Association to Tignall Baptist Church on Monday, September 19. Pat Bobo introduced the guest speakers. More...

Amethyst mine offers a chance to dig for gems this weekend

The world-famous Jackson’s Crossroads amethyst mine will be open to rock hounds who want to dig up their own gemstones this weekend during the annual Fall Shindig. More...