June 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Gale Seibert is Methodists’ first woman pastor

Rev. Gale Seibert has taken the pulpit at Washington More...

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The Office Cat

July 4th celebration downtown is Monday M Market Day on The Square More...

Opinions

Book Review

The 4th of July James Patterson writes his thrill More...

Vox Pop

Next Monday is Independence Day in the USA and Americans will be celebrating in thousands of different ways. What is it about our great country that most makes you want to celebrate? More...

Letters to the Editor

Shelter continues to need funding, members More...

Obituaries

Ella Pink Mickens

Funeral services for Ella Pink Mickens, 82, of Wilkes County were held Friday, June 24, 2005, at the Gibson Grove Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. Joseph Williams officiating. She died June 18. More...

Charlie Wesley Tatum

Funeral services for Charlie Wesley Tatum, 60, of Tignall were held Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. John L. Tatum officiating, assisted by Elder Larry Hawes. He died Tuesday, June 14, at his home. More...

Joseph Hugh Harris Jr.

Funeral services for Joseph Hugh Harris Jr., 95, of Evanston, Illinois, were held Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Jackson Chapel AME Church, Washington, with Rev. J.L. Lawson and Rev. G.L. Avery officiating. More...

Don't Forget

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church inthe Baltimore community willhave annual revival services July18-22, 7:30 p.m. Rev. C. Hendersonof Popular Spring BaptistChurch, Columbia County7, will More...

Economic development director hired; PDA appears upbeat about possibilities

A special meeting of the Wilkes County Payroll Development Authority (PDA) saw the hiring of a new Economic Development Director for the county and was otherwise characterized by favorable discussions concerning industrial and job recruitment. More...

Federal grant will help implement health care outreach program here

In an effort to help keep Wilkes County students healthy, the federal More...

White announces departure after 9 years

After nine years as WashingtonWilkes More...

News

Old shooting techniques described

Mike Dyches (left) shows a powder horn to program chairman Chris Hughes following a presentation to the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. Dyches, an expert on the Southern Flintlock rifle, told the members about the gun More...

Young Adult Choir celebrates first anniversary at Mulberry

The Mulberry Baptist Church Young Adult Choir celebrated its first choir anniversary on Sunday, June 26, with a special service beginning at 3 p.m. The program began with a spiritual devotion led by Dea. Quincy Cullars and Dea. More...

First Baptist Pre-kindergarten program adds three experienced teachers to staff

With the addition of three experienced educators, the 2005-2006 PreKindergarten Team at First Baptist Church is making plans for another excellent year. More...

Sports

Weather should hold for Martin Invitational this weekend

The weather is the only thing in question for the 78th annual Amos Martin Invitational golf tournament set for this weekend at the Washington Wilkes Country Club. The course is in top shape and the field of golfers has already begun to shape up. More...

Top sports fans will know the answers to this quiz

1. Name the three major-leaguers to belt their 500th home runs off a Braves pitcher. More...

Alumni baseball game set Fri.

With the All-Star game for major league baseball just around the corner (July 12) and minor leagues playing their All-Star games all around, it is only fitting that Washington Wilkes continue in the tradition with its own All-Star game. More...

Worship

The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. Generally, these music forms are played and sung by those without formal training in the art who enjoy using the talents that God has given them. More...