January 18, 2018 RSS feed / News

Form letter in support of WMH can be sent to state legislators

Recent pleas for financial assistance to help Wills Memorial Hospital make it through tough times have led to efforts on several fronts seeking to find solutions to the increasing problems face by Georgia’s rural hospitals.  More...

January is Radon Action Month so test your home, take action

Radon is a deadly gas that may be lurking in your home. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking — the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. Each year approximately 21,000 deaths occur in the U.S. More...

Cobb to be subject of Round Table discussion Mon.

Sam Thomas, curator of the Thomas R.R. Cobb House in Athens, Georgia, will present “Brig. Gen. Thomas R.R. More...

Carbon monoxide’s danger peaks in the dead of winter

Each year, hundreds of people are killed and thousands are hospitalized by exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) — an invisible, odorless gas that can seep into homes from faulty furnaces or poorly ventilated generators.  It’s important t More...

Victory Baptist sets third Bible Institute to begin January 22

The Victory Baptist Bible Institute will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 for the third year in a row.  This year, the leaders will be teaching a survey course on the Old Testament and will also cover the doctrine of the church (ecclesiology) a More...

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Tignall News

Most of you, I’m sure, watched that game between Alabama and Georgia Monday night of last week. More...

F&M president will be part of Georgia’s ’18 Leadership Class

Edward Barnett Pope III, president and CEO of F&M Bank, has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2018.  More...

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

... on a Caribbean island territory

Nuzette Jenkins and Mary Smith took The News-Reporter on a recent trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they paused for this photo at the site of Cristóbal Colón, a Giuseppe Garibaldi-class armored cr More...

Three Wilkes students noted for excellence at Georgia College

Ashlyn Holley of Washington and Macie Smith of Rayle completed courses with exemplary marks and made the 2017 fall President’s List at Georgia College in Milledgeville. More...

Chamber’s annual banquet set for Sat., Jan. 29, at Pope Center

Coming up a week from Saturday, the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce will celebrate a year of advancement and honor its outstanding members and contributors. More...

State parks launch rewards card plan effective this year

Strap on the hiking boots and start the new year off on the right foot by earning reward points through Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites’ new Rewards Card Program.  More...

Kitty Bits

Bring it in alive ... pick it up frozen

One of the things we all enjoyed about The Office Cat was reminiscences of days gone by in Washington-Wilkes. More...

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Homemakers plan programs, projects for the new year

The Tignall Homemakers Club will meet on Thursday, January 18 at 2 p.m. at Independence Methodist Church. More...