March 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Watch out for revealing entries in Parade of Beds this weekend

The Wills Memorial Hospital Parade of Beds will take place at 10 a.m. this Saturday, March 25, on The Square.  More...

Third graders learn conservation

Jennifer Bond, owner of Curbside Services in Bogart, spoke with third grade students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School on Friday, March 3, about the importance of conservation. More...

Congressman Hice invites students in art competition

Congressman Jody Hice has announced that he invites students in grades 9-12 to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. More...

Holes donation is next to benefit hospital while earning tax credit

Dr. Bruce and Debbie Holes have donated to Wills Memorial Hospital through the GeorgiaHeart.org tax credit program, joining others who have aided the local hospital in this new way.  More...

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Junior, senior 4-H members compete at DPA

Nineteen Wilkes County 4-H’ers returned from the Northeast District Project Achievement competition with honors in their project areas. More...

Rotarians meet new coach

New Washington-Wilkes Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Chad Alligood visited with the Washington Rotary Club and told members that the most important thing to him is his faith. More...

Colon Cancer Walk, barbecue will honor Daniels, aid church

The Daniels/Andrews family will host the third annual “Colon Cancer Walk” and barbecue plate sale this Saturday, March 25, in honor of Shirley “Mug” Daniels at Black Rock A.M.E Church in Tignall.  More...

‘Stories of Civilization’ exhibit on display at Mary Willis Library now through April 4

The Mary Willis Library is hosting an eight-panel touring photographic exhibition from Atlanta’s Michael C. Carlos Museum now through Tuesday, April 4. More...

City to host movies every afternoon for kids on spring break

For Washington kids who might be looking for activities when they’re out of school for spring break next month, the City of Washington will be offering a series of five movies, one each weekday afternoon at The Pope Center.  More...

LWREA scholarship applications are now available for seniors

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may now apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

House will be busy during few remaining days of 2017 session

On Monday, March 13, my House colleagues and I resumed our legislative business at the Capitol for legislative day 32 and the tenth week of the 2017 legislative session. More...

Toastmasters plan membership boost next Thursday at 6

The local “Spirited Speakers” Toastmasters Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 6-7:15 p. m. at the Lincoln County Public Library at 181 N. Peachtree Street in Lincolnton. More...

Wild Game Supper this Saturday will feature snake, goat, others

The Sharon-Raytown Garden Club will hold the 60th Wild Game Supper on Saturday, March 25, at the Community Building in Sharon.  Dinner will be served from 5-8 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 6-10. More...

Gephardt and Hall sworn in as assistant DAs for Toombs

Two new assistant district attorneys, Benjamin Gephardt and Graham Hall, were sworn in for their positions by McDuffie County Probate Judge Valerie Burley in Thomson. More...