July 21, 2016 RSS feed / News

Georgia law on burial grounds recognized by battlefield assoc.

A comprehensive search for burial sites of Revolutionary War soldiers in the Kettle Creek Battlefield will be undertaken within months. The DNR Historic Preservation Division requires that Georgia law be respected as new burial sites are discovered. More...

Segars to tell CWRT why remembrance of war is important

Hank Segars of Madison, will present “Why We Must Remember the Civil War” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday, July 25, at 6 p.m., at the Fitzpatrick Hotel on The Square in Washington. More...

FEMA app aids preparations as hurricane season heats up

With the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) updated free app you can get weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation. More...

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‘Growing Disciples’ is the year’s theme for Sunday School and BTU Congress

Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Sunday School and BTU Congress which promotes peace, love, unity, and fellowship met July 13-14 with the theme for this year, “Growing Disciples,” and scripture focused on Ephesians 4:15, Colossians 2:19, 1 More...

Paige McAvoy presents program about Camp Hawkins on July 11

The Frances Wheelis Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met in the conference room Monday evening, July 11, to hear a program on Camp Hawkins presented by Paige McAvoy. More...

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The Callaway and Hall families spent the last week in Edisto. More...

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Fishing Creek sets 233rd homecoming this Sunday, 11 a.m.

Fishing Creek Baptist Church will have its 233rd homecoming service on Sunday, July 24, at 11 a.m. Revival services will follow beginning on Monday, July 25, at 8 p.m. and continuing through Friday evening, July 29. Dr. More...

4-H members have more than fun during week-long camp at Wahsega

Thirty Cloverleaf 4-H’ers attended an exciting week of 4-H Summer Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center in Dahlonega. More...

It’s a scholarship program, not an exchange

Former president of the North Decatur, North Atlanta, and Covington Rotary Clubs Bob Stafford (second from left) told the Washington Rotary Club about his extensive involvement with the Georgia Rotar More...

Leadership on special projects appreciated

For their outstanding and dedicated work on Washington Rotary Club special projects, Jim Baston and Jane Bundy received gifts of appreciation from outgoing president Ed Pope III at last week’s More...

$75 million project to replace bridges and add lanes on I-20

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a partnership with South Carolina for an estimated $75 million project to replace existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal and add lanes on I-20 to Exit 1 in South Carolina. More...

Tignall News

So many people who go on vacation, say they wish they could live there at the beach, in the mountains, etc. What would you have to look forward to if you lived at your vacation spot? Some say they are depressed when they come back to Wilkes County. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. The Secret Life of Pets (PG) animated 2. The Legend of Tarzan (PG-13) Alexander Skarsgard, Rory J. Saper 3. Finding Dory (PG) animated 4. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (R) Zac Efron, Adam Devine 5. More...