February 14, 2019 RSS feed / News

We were at school every day

Students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School who didn’t miss a single day during the month of January are (front row, l-r) Dondra Brim, Jamaria Gladmon, Hagen Harkins, Aeriahna Simmons, Nancy Aburto, Jamare Gladmon, Bryson Huff, (middle) Gracie More...

Strother is FFA’s Student of the Month

Emily Strother was selected as the W-WCHS FFA Student of the Month for January. More...

Nurse practitioner joins staff at Pruitt

Bruce Bailey (back) was welcomed to the staff at PruittHealth – Washington as part-time nurse practitioner at the first of this month by (l-r) Administrator Candy Arwood, Margaret Welborn, Julie Berry, and Keisha Jones. More...

Charlie Hayslett to be speaker for Friends of Library Thursday

The Friends of the [Mary Willis] Library will hold its 2019 membership meeting on Thursday, February 14, at 3 p.m. in the meeting room at the library. More...

Tignall News

Don’t forget that special card, flowers, candy, or whatever you usually get for your loved one this week. It seems funny to me but men can forget Valentine’s and women never forget. More...

Career workshop held for OSY

The WIOA/ORBIT program provided a career-building workshop for its out-of-school youth (OSY), ages 16-24, on Friday, January 25, at the Athens Technical College Washington-Wilkes Career Center. More...

deGolian will run for mayor of Washington

Bill deGolian has announced his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Washington. More...

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Pre-K registration for 2019-20 set for March 4-8 at W-WES

Washington-Wilkes Elementary School will hold Pre-K registration for the 2019-2020 school year the week of March 4-8 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the school.  More...

FBC Pre-K to re-launch this fall

The Pre-K program of the First Baptist Church of Washington (FBC) will re-open in the fall of 2019 for children who will be three or four years of age on or before September 1.  More...

Williams wins spelling bee

Kynijal Williams won the Wilkes County District Spelling Bee held Thursday, January 24, at Washington Wilkes Elementary School. He will compete in the Regional Spelling Bee in Putnam County on Saturday, February 23. More...

Women’s self defense course set Mar. 9

A Women’s Self Defense 101 Crash Course will be hosted by the City of Washington from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at The Pope Center. More...

Kindergarten registration for five-year-olds to be held for 2019-20 school year March 4-8

Washington-Wilkes Pri­mary School will hold kindergarten (five-year-olds) registration for the 2019- 2020 school year Monday-Friday, March 4-8, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Registration will be held at the school. More...

W-W FFA celebrates National FFA Week

The National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. More...

Citizens of the Month chosen at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its “Citizens of the Month” for January. These students were picked for acting responsibly. More...

Bishop visits to learn history of Church of Purification

Bishop Bernard Shlesinger, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, visited The Church of Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Friday, February 8, to celebrate Mass and learn of the history of the church, Locust Grove Cemetery, and the More...

Young and old had fun at Revolutionary Days last weekend

The traditional parade encircled The Square last Saturday morning but there was something a little less than traditional as some younger-than-usual Patriots made the march (?) with updated technology saving them and their boots from unnecessary wear. More...

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