May 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Optimists are Silver Sponsors

Washington Optimist Club member Ray Hardy (right) presented a check for $250 to John Singleton on behalf of the grass roots Fireworks Committee, making the civic club a Silver Sponsor of the Freedom More...

Legal assistance is available at clinic slated for June 20

If you are age 60 or older, live in Wilkes County or a neighboring county, and have ever thought of getting a last will and testament, financial power of attorney, or advance directive for healthcare, call Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) at 706 More...

Cruise-In attracts crowd to downtown; remembers Mrs. Maynard

In spite of not-so-good weather, there were 45 entrants registered for the Memory Lane Cruisers’ May 13 Cruise-In on The Square in Washington, according to club president Dickie Garrard. More...

Wilkes Co. students receive academic honors for spring

The President’s List and Dean’s List have been released for Spring Semester 2017 at Athens Technical College.  The President’s List includes six students who reside in Wilkes County. More...

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Perdue gets Farm Bureau award for support of Georgia farmers

U.S. Senator David Perdue, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, last week was presented with the American Farm Bureau’s “Friend of Farm Bureau” award at the Georgia Farm Bureau’s annual legislative meeting. More...

4-H Poultry Judging Team is competitive in Oglethorpe; Lydia Norman is third overall

Five Wilkes County 4-H’ers competed at the Area Poultry Judging Contest in Oglethorpe County. “I am so proud of each 4-H’er for their effort and for participating in this fun event. More...

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Federal disaster loans available but deadline to apply is June 19

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Best citizens named at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its citizens for the month of May who were recognized for “acting responsibly” throughout the month. More...

Sets the stage for gunsmith exhibit

Linda Chesnut (left) told facts and stories of gunsmiths Daniel Murden and Billy Fluker and their ties to Wilkes County and surrounding areas in the nineteenth century. More...

Eight sign on for teaching profession

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School participated in the first Georgia Future Educators Signing Day on Wednesday, May 17, in the media center at the high school. More...

Water safety is important; learn these SPLASH tips

With summer looming, local agencies are reminding Georgians of the importance of water safety. Last year, more than 200 Georgians drowned while swimming, boating, playing near water, or even taking baths. More...

Lane closures to be suspended Fri. to Tue. for Memorial Day

To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon on Friday, May 26, until 5 a.m. More...

Tignall News

Graduations should be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the students and the parents and other family members. It should be a happy time and a little sad time too. This is not a place for air horns or cowbells. More...

Baby dedication held Sun., May 14 at Tignall Baptist

Babies dedicated At Tignall Baptist were John David Lawson, son of Tim and Morgan Lawson and Rosalie Grace Denny, daughter of Rev. Adam and Stephanie Denny. Rev. More...