April 19, 2018 RSS feed / News

Lions Club invites the service-minded to consider joining

The Washington Lions Club is taking applications for membership to the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. More...

Grave-marking ceremonies will remember Callaway and Fluker

On Saturday, May 5, the Washington Wilkes Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will have two official grave-marking ceremonies honoring Revolutionary War patriots John Callaway and Owen Fluker. More...

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We’ve been doing a little spring cleaning here at the office. The front office, which was the winter home for all of our ferns and plants is mostly cleared out. They have been relocated to their summer home. More...

Public encouraged to line route and welcome ‘The Wall That Heals’

The Wall That Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., along with a mobile Education Center, will arrive in Lincolnton by motorcycle escort at 2:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 24. More...

‘Confederate Sharpshooters’ role is still unknown to many

Joe Byrd of Atlanta will present “Confederate Sharpshooters” to the Washington Civil War Round Table next Monday evening, April 23, at 6 p.m. at the Fitzpatrick Hotel.  More...

Tignall News

I heard an interview on the radio last week. A little boy was being interviewed and asked how to avoid allergies. More...

Deadline for voter registration nears; General Primary Election set May 22

The deadline for registering to vote in the General Primary Election is fast approaching. April 24 is the last day a person can register to vote or to update their information if they have moved, such as a name or address change.  More...

Trike-A-Thon next Thursday on Lincoln Circle will benefit pediatric cancer research center

Glascock, Johnson, Washington, and Wilkes County Head Start Centers are joining thousands of pre-schools, daycares, and other groups across the country in sponsoring a St. Jude Trike-A-Thon event this week to benefit St. More...

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Rev. Alexander will be speaker at anniversary service for Pitts

Gibson Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its pastor, Rev. Lance A. Pitts, in a special service this Sunday. Rev. More...

New STEAM room at library will offer focus on real world

The Mary Willis Library has announced the addition of a new STEAM room to its Young Adult Department.  STEAM is a program designed to get children and teens interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. More...

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Dr. Bobby McAllister to be speaker for Mark’s Tabernacle anniversary

Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its 120th anniversary on Sunday, May 6, with Dr. Bobby G. McAllister as guest speaker.  More...

Optimist 5K, Fun Run running back-to-back on Square this Sat.

The seventh annual Washington Optimist Club 5K on April 21 will have a new enhancement for those who wish to participate. More...

RALE NEWS

Mrs. Mildred Sisson also joined the family dinner at the home of Carl and Vickie Sisson on Sunday, April 8 at their home in Washington. More...

Cruisers get to talk ‘cars’ on road trip to Thomson

Last Saturday, April 14, Memory Lane Cruisers made a short “road trip” to Thomson to meet with the Model A Club from the Augusta area. More...

Wilsbary Sale will be held May 5 at Mary Willis Library

The Friends of the Mary Willis Library have announced that the next Wilsbary Book, Plant, and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the library. More...