February 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

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

... in the Caribbean Islands

The News-Reporter went with Silas Smith, Stacy Smith Woods, George Smith, and Fannie Mae Mahoney (all citizens of Rayle) on a cruise to St. Maarten and Puerto Rico. More...

Young Farmers hold annual Family Appreciation Dinner

The Wilkes County Young Farmers Organization held its annual Family Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, January 24, at the W-WCHS cafeteria. A delicious meal of low country boil was prepared by Young Farmer members. More...

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM DEDICATED TO HER MEMORY

Doris Booker taught all to know their past

What a tough act to follow as the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church continues a most inspiring and much needed program carried on by the late Mrs. Doris Booker for the past 35 years. More...

Raffle winner gets cooler

The Wilkes County 4-H B.B. Shooting Sports Team held its winter fundraiser by raffling off an Orion cooler and the winner was Tim McCarty, shown above with his granddaughter, Savannah. More...

W-WPS kindergarten registration requires students to be immunized

Washington- Wilkes Pri­mary School will hold kindergarten (fiveyear olds) registration for the 2017- 2018 school year Monday-Friday, March 6-10, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Registration will be held at the school. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Happy birthday to my beautiful baby sister, McKenzie Spooner! She will be 17 years old on February 17. . Happy anniversary to Floyd and Peggy Higgins who celebrate their special day on February 14. More...

Kiwanis Talent Showcase set for March 17 at W-WES at 7

The 35th annual Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase will be held on Friday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. The art entry deadline is March 7 at 10 a.m. More...

It’s showtime at the Washington Little Theater February 24-26

The Washington Little Theater will present two one-act plays the last weekend in February. More...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Various legislation designed to help hospitals, farmers

The General Assembly met on Tuesday, February 7, for our 13th day of the 40 day legislative session. Bills are beginning to move through committees and several have already passed and have been sent to the Senate. More...

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Burial site studies continue at Kettle Creek

A recent comprehensive search for burial sites at the Kettle Creek battlefield follows the preliminary study of a few months ago. More...

Tignall News

This is the first time I ever remember being able to eat lunch on the back porch on the 12th of February. This warm weather has everyone confused including the trees and flowers. They think it is spring and we do too. More...

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