February 26, 2015 RSS feed / News

World Rotary Day in Washington-Wilkes

Surrounded by members of the Washington Rotary Club, Wilkes County Commission Chairman Sam Moore and Washington Mayor Ames Barnett sign a proclamation designating February 23 as World Rotary Day in W More...

Longtime recycling project continues

Cliff Hargrove is one of many Washington Kiwanis Club members who help collect newspapers as part of the club’s on-going fundraising effort. More...

UNSUNG HEROES OF WILKES COUNTY

From the plantation to the state legislature

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Primary school slates kindergarten registration Mar. 2-6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Washington-Wilkes Primary School will hold kindergarten (5-year-olds) registration for the 2015-2016 school year the week of March 2-6 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the school. More...

Discount GED testing available; Career Center has free courses

This month, the Athens Tech Career Center is partnering with GED Testing Services to offer discounted GED practice tests and a reduced price on the GED exam. As always, adult education at Athens Technical College offers free GED test pre-classes. More...

Mark’s Tabernacle celebrates pastor’s anniversary

On Sunday, February 15, the historic Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church Pastor’s Aide Committee celebrated its fourth annual anniversary honoring pastor Rev. Larry L. Hill. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Fifty Shades of Grey (R) DakotaJohnson, Jamie Dornan2. Kingsman: The Secret Service(R) Colin Firth, Taron Egerton3. The SpongeBob Movie: SpongeOut of Water (PG) animated4. American Sniper (R) BradleyCooper, Sienna Miller5. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Peggy Echols and former postmaster Becky Williams attended a Valentine’s luncheon honoring retired postmasters at Country Catering in Winterville two weeks ago. Since her retirement, Becky is now residing in Canton. More...

Kiwanis Talent Showcase set for March 27 at W-WES at 7

The 33nd annual Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase will be held on Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. The art entry deadline is March 17 at 10 a.m. More...

Reaches communication milestone

Washington-Wilkes Toastmasters member Barbara Riccuiti (center) received the Competent Communicator Award from Kathryn Anderson (left) and newly-elected club president Paige Boutwell. More...

Pre-K registration slated March 9-13

Washington-Wilkes Elementary School will hold Pre-K registration for the 2015-2016 school year the week of March 9-13 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily in the media center. More...

W-WMS sixth graders to be judged on what they would do as a mayor

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) invited sixth grade students throughout Georgia to participate in a statewide essay contest: “If I Were Mayor, I Would ...” Students in Pam Hall’s Gifted English Language Arts class accept- ed More...

Lenten suppers begin Wed. at Episcopal Church

On Wednesday, February 25, the Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Washington held the first in a series of five Lenten Soup Suppers to commemorate the 40-day period of preparation before Holy Week and Easter. More...

Rotary Club members pass history quiz

At last week’s meeting of the Washington Rotary Club, Buddy Lindsey gave a Georgia history lesson in the form of a quiz. More...

W-WMS Corner

Continuing to strive for success

Welcome back to another wonderful week at Washington Wilkes Middle School! As February is coming to a close, we are preparing for another amazing month. Included is a recap of some of the exciting things occurring recently at W-WMS. More...

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Tignall News

Wearing jeans is quite the style now. Add a pair of boots and you are really fashionable. You can dress them up or dress them down. Jeans are acceptable almost everywhere these days. More...

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