January 29, 2015 RSS feed / News

4-H members celebrate special night with Gymdogs

Twenty Wilkes County 4-H’ers and adults attended 4-H Night at the University of Georgia Gymdogs meet against the University of Kentucky during a pink-out match. More...

Wonderettes will perform at WLT’s annual meeting

The “Marvelous Wonderettes” will NOT be performing songs from their recent show at the annual meeting of the Washington Little Theater Company on Friday, January 30, as previously announced. More...

Friends of Library plan membership meeting for Feb. 12

The Friends of the Mary Willis Library will hold their annual membership meeting on Thursday, February 12, at 3 p.m. in the meeting room of the library. The featured speaker will be G. More...

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

... at a premier natural attraction

During their annual anniversary trip to Las Vegas, Elizabeth and Bobby Cleveland went to see shows performed by comedian/ventriloquist Terry Fator (winner of “America’s Got Talent”) and ZZ Top. More...

Dr. Finnell will be featured speaker at Booker Black History Program

Dr. Alicia Finnell will be the keynote speaker for the annual Doris Booker Black History Program on Sunday, February 15, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church at 3 p.m. The church is located at 306 Baltimore Road in Washington and the public is invited. More...

Rotary shows support of Interact Club

Buddy Lindsey, youth coordinator for the Washington Rotary Club, presented the club’s annual donation of support to Belle Guin, advisor for the Rotary-sponsored Interact Club at Washington-Wilk More...

W-WMS Corner

January jammed with activity

Since our return to school from the well-needed winter break, we’ve hardly had time to catch our breath! More...

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RAYLE NEWS

Can it really be the end of January already? It surely seems hard to believe that we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in a few short weeks. I am still looking for a snow day or two! More...

Rev. Turman is guest speaker for New Ford Baptist, Feb. 8

New Ford Baptist Church in the Danburg Community will hold its Black History Program on Sunday, February 8, at 3 p.m. Rev. L.V. Turman, pastor of Faith Christian Center, will be the guest preacher and his church will provide the music. More...

FBLA members receive medals at leadership conference

Washington Wilkes Middle School FBLA members attended the Regional Leadership Conference at Madison County High School January 22 and were awarded medals for jobs well done. More...

Farm Bureau offers scholarships for 10 to pursue ag degrees

The Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, or a related field, Danny Gunter, Wilkes County Farm Bureau president, a More...

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

... far above Caribbean waters

Although he didn’t take The News-Reporter aloft, it was still along for the ride when Steve Blackmon became the oldest (by two years) ever to parasail with the folks at Key West, Florida, during a recent vacation with his wife, Eleanor, and d More...

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Owen elected new president of Georgia State Society SAR

Just as Washington-Wilkes prepares to celebrate the Revolutionary Days observance of the Battle of Kettle Creek, a local SAR member has been elected to lead the statewide organization. More...

Farm Bureau’s essay contest is open to middle school students

The Wilkes County Farm Bureau encourages sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Essay Contest. More...

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

... in the center of the Région Parisienne

Daniel Newsome took The News-Reporter (iPad mini version) to Paris for a New Year’s Eve celebration on the Champs-Élysées at the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile with Alexa Ann Cathcart (the p More...

Sport fishing guide available in print and WRD online

Anglers can find the new 2015 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. American Sniper (R) BradleyCooper, Sienna Miller2. Paddington (PG) Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins3. The Wedding Ringer (R) KevinHart, Josh Gad4. Taken 3 (PG-13) Liam Neeson,Forest Whitaker5. Selma (PG-13) David Oyelowo,Carmen Ejogo6. More...

Tignall News

The topic this week is parking. I’m sure everyone has had some trouble with parking. When I park, I have to make two or three tries before I get between those two lines. Some people don’t park; they just land (that’s me). More...