July 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Williams takes office as new superintendent

Saying that history has been made, Joyce Williams took the oath Friday as Wilkes County Superintendent of Schools. More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

There were lots of out-of-town visitors in town last weekend. More...

Opinions

Book Review

Harbor By LORRAINE ADAMS

When is a terrorist not a ter rorist? In these days of More...

Vox Pop

President George W. Bush

“No, I think he misled us going into the war. I think we need to come from over there.” SHUN SMITH Wilkes County DFCS More...

Obituaries

Louise Carlisle Glenn

Graveside services for Louise Carlisle Glenn of Tignall were held Friday, July 1, 2005, at the Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Tignall, with Rev. Dale Fincher and Rev. Albert W. Huyck Jr. officiating. More...

Waldo P. Harris III

Funeral services for Dr. Waldo P. Harris III, 84, of North Alexander Avenue, Washington, were held Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Kiokee Baptist Church, Appling, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Steve Hartman officiating. More...

Martha Foster Standridge

Funeral services for Martha Foster Standridge, 69, of Washington, were held Sunday, July 3, 2005, at the Harvest Time Church, Washington, with Rev. Terry Casper officiating. More...

City’s police committee discusses budget issues, vehicle maintenance

In Tuesday morning More...

‘Historian of Georgia Baptists’ dies after over 60 years service

Dr. Waldo P. Harris III, distinguished Georgia Baptist minister, author, and historian, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington after a lengthy struggle with leukemia. More...

City joins NCBM challenge to increase seat belt usage

Washington Police Chief Mike Davis has announced that his department will participate in the Mayors More...

News

Outlines shelter operations

Karen Stubbs, of the Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter Association, spoke to members of the Washington Kiwanis Club at their regular Tuesday lunch meeting on July 5 and told them about the shelter More...

Traffic summit is fun weekend on serious topic

Something is painfully sad about the number More...

Organic veggies at Market Day

Market Day on The Square Saturday saw a little local produce as John and Susannah Carter (left) brought their organically grown vegetables to sell to visitors from their farm on the Mallorysville Road. More...

Sports

Wells wins Martin Invitational; heavy rains delay finish

Mother Nature threw a couple of curves at the golfers playing in the 78th annual Amos Martin Invitational Golf Tournament last weekend. More...

July 12 is last chance for cheerleading signup

The final day for girls age 4-12 to register for Cheerleading 2005 for the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation is July 12. More...

Cheerleading camp July 25-29, 5-7 p.m.

Cheerleading Camp for girls age 5-12 will be held July 25-29 at Ashley Park, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Worship

Jehovah’s Witnesses

THE OVERVIEW It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. From such a vantage point, we gain a new insight and perspective, and problems seem to lose their urgency and importance. More...

Don't Forget

The July meeting of the Washington

City Council will be held Monday, July 11, 7:30 p.m., at the Edwards B. Pope Community Center, Lexington Avenue. More...