December 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

.....tis the season for coughin’ and sneezin’ and hackin’ and wheezin’

The Washington-Wilkes Middle School is especially thankful to David Boiter (left) and Kimberly-Clark for donating 192 boxes of Kleenex to the school just in time for the cold and flu season. More...

Springfield, FBC to celebrate anniversary, Family & Friends

Springfield Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary and Family and Friends Day at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, December 16, marking the 23rd anniversary for Rev. Norman and Mrs. Lynette Williams. More...

Her passion is working with young people

Having recently been certified in the YouthMAX program of John Mawell, Kelli Eisler (center) explained that the leadership training she received will provide her with an opportunity to serve youth and youth organizations in the community by helping y More...

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W-WPS second grade class travels to Atlanta, visits Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The Washington-Wilkes Primary School second grade class under the leadership of teacher, Mary Lois-Akins Newsome, enjoyed an exciting and informative field trip to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta where they were introduced to many f More...

Woman’s Club members visit Pruitt Healthcare of Wilkes

Washington Woman’s Club members took a collection of blankets to the December 10 meeting for residents of Pruitt Healthcare of Wilkes. Many members delivered these to Pruitt following the meeting. More...

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Having computer problems means I have been without a computer for three days and I am lost. Doing without a cell phone would have been easier than doing without my computer. I have found I have had more time on my hands. More...

CSRA adds to its labor force though unemployment rises

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said last week that the Central Savannah River Area gained employed residents and added to its labor force in October. At the same time, the 13-county area saw the unemployment rate increase. More...

Newly completed bridge allows road opening

Taliaferro County commuters now have Bethany Church Road back after completion of the North Fork Ogeechee River bridge replacement project last week. More...

Top citizens for November chosen at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced the “citizens”chosen for the month of November who were picked for “showing respect” throughout the month. More...

Bible Institute will begin fourth year in January 2019

The Victory Baptist Bible Institute will begin its fourth year in about a month at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019. Also, the Institute’s first graduating class will finish just before Christmas, on December 23, 2018. More...

SAR installs new leadership

Newly installed president Thad Broome (left) presents the Roger Sherman Award to out-going president W. Lou Harris (right) at the recent regular monthly meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Chapter Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution.  More...

Old photo of the week

We have absolutely no information about this photo that was found in our files. We hope someone will recognize a family member or resemblance or maybe the location. More...

5k Fun Run/Walk raises $2,100 for animal shelter

I want to take few minutes to let Wilkes County know that we did it! We had our first event to get involved with the community and what better chance than this chance to help our four-legged kids! We all had a great time. More...

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