July 14, 2005 RSS feed / News

Get close-up look at enforcement vehicle

Members of the Washington Kiwanis Club were treated to a detailed tour of a Washington Police Cruiser as part of a program presented by Police Chief Mike Davis. More...

Jenny Bridges named to spring dean’s list at N. Georgia College

Jenny Bridges, a student at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, has been named to the dean More...

Cast of Dearly Departed includes three generations of Baker women

Having two generations of talent in the same play is pretty rare. Having three is unheard of. That is, until the Washington Little Theater Company More...

Animal Shelter construction to begin

Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter Director Gloria Wheatley shows More...

Pet of the week

Earl is a young Springer Spaniel mix. He is neutered and vaccinated. He is a happy, intelligent dog. He is a pet and would be an excellent companion dog. More...

Watermelon Festival planned for Aug. 13;

Sometime near the turn of the 20th century, a farmer in Florida developed a thick-rind watermelon that was fabulous for shipping all over the country. It also grew to a fairly hefty size. 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...

Local kids busy with learning, activities at summer camp sponsored by WCCP

Some 160 Washington children and youth have been keeping busy, learning new things, and enjoying summertime activities at the Summer Camp sponsored by the Wilkes County Community Partnership. More...

More local participation sought as Mule Day planning begins

Preparations are underway for the 2005 Mule Day celebration of times gone by, and organizers are looking for more participation from local folks. More...

Council okays enforcement of false alarm ordinance, beginning Aug. 15

Washington Police Chief Mike Davis has announced, with the City Council More...

Newspaper’s error causes rescheduling of notices, tax sale

Delinquent tax notices published in last week More...

Ebenezer Baptist to host revival series July 10-13

Ebenezer Baptist Church at Aonia will have a series of revival services July 10-13. More...

Tyrone News

Thanks to Mickey and Nancy Sisson for the pretty arrangement of zinnias for the services Sunday at Phillips Mill Baptist Church. More...

Six-day vacation sees four states, 1,000 miles

Priscilla Maxwell joined her daughter, Mary Jane Scarborough, and Tyler on Saturday, June 25, for a six-day vacation which took in over 1000 miles with sights of pretty flowers and mountain scenes. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The Fourth of July holiday weekend was pretty quiet around here for the most part. Friday evening, July 1, I went to the Sardis Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Commencement which I enjoyed very much. More...

Lunch and Learn Club enjoys meal sets next meeting

The Rayle Lunch and Learn Club met Wednesday, June 22, at Rayle City Hall. More...

Dial-A-Prayer names weekly speakers for July 18-24 ministry

The Dial-A-Prayer Ministry is sponsored in the Wilkes County area by Beaverdam Baptist Church, Rayle. More...

Cousins celebrate recent graduations with grandparents

First cousins, Cheney Gebing and Ashley Brown, granddaughters of Archie and Chrean Brown of Washington, celebrated their graduations recently at the home of their grandparents. More...

Tignall Topics

I would like to first of all extend a heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you for the kindness shown to me and my family during the recent loss of our mother and grandmother, Mrs. Louise Carlisle Glenn. More...

Aonia News

I hope you all had a happy Fourth of July. I did not do a lot but enjoyed eating out and having a quiet evening. Since I was out of town I More...

New pocket guide available helps identify 135 tree types

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Justin Armour earns business degree at Athens Technical Col.

Justin W. Armour has received an Associate of Applied Technology degree in General Business from Athens Technical College. Graduation was held on June 18. More...

Local donors needed to shore up blood supply

The American Red Cross has announced a national blood shortage that is hitting Georgia hard. More...

Buying plants, cooking stumps featured on ‘Gardening’ July 16

Host Walter Reeves shows how to buy the perfect plant at your nursery on More...

Davidson on spring dean’s list at Vandy

Tinsley Mary Davidson, a student in the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., has been named to the dean More...

‘Dedicated Shelter should be at the top of donation list’

Last week, More...

WHS classes enjoy reunion activities on two occasions

The Washington High School classes of 1954, 1955, 1957, and 1958 enjoyed a reunion celebration at the Best Western White Columns Inn in Thomson on Saturday, July 2. More...

Wet conditions increase flood risk in Georgia

The wet summer that Georgia has experienced is increasing the risk of flooding across the state. More...

Football registration is already underway

Football will begin soon for the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation youth season. More...

Welcome to Washington, folks

Visitor center volunteer Donna Hardy welcomes Brenda and Jacky Stamps of Anderson, S.C. to Washington. The visitor center on The Square, owned by Louise and Ross Maynard, is manned by volunteers from several civic and business groups in town. More...

Ethan Armour and heifers win at 2005 AJCA show in Indiana

Ethan Armour of Rayle received several awards while participating in the 2005 American Junior Chianina Association (AJCA) National Junior Heifer Show in Richmond, Indiana, June 18-25. More...

The Scoop on homemade ice cream

Use these tips to make cool, refreshing treats this summer

Homemade ice cream is a delightful childhood memory I enjoy revisiting. More...

Fund-raiser in Philomath seeks to restore Presbyterian church

A big thank you to all who had a part in the big fund-raiser Saturday in Philomath at the home of Johnny and Sue Ellen Callaway Buckman to raise funds to repair and restore the historic Philomath Presbyterian Church there on Highway 22. More...

Animal Bowen Practitioner is also accomplished in natural horsemanship

No. She is definitely not a More...

VBS at Sardis Baptist held with total of 116 attending

Sardis Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School (VBS) Sunday, June 26, through Friday, July 1, using the theme, More...

LEGAL NOTICES

(continued from page 6B) CARD OF THANKS The family of Richard Barnes wishes to thank everyone for their generous acts of love, prayers, visits, cards, food, flowers, and support extended to us during our bereavement. More...

Dearly Departed opens this weekend

Sarah Peacock and Billy Creel go for a wild ride in the family car during recent rehearsals for the Washington Little Theater More...

Fastest growing crime affects 10 million; you should know how to protect yourself

Dear Savvy Senior: I was reading an article last month about identity theft and how seniors have become a primary target. Can you tell me more about this problem and what I can do to protect myself? I More...

Independence UMC welcomes Mason as its new pastor

The Independence United Methodist Church in Tignall is enjoying its new pastor, Rev. Marvin Mason, and his family More...