July 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins assumes PDA duties; will speak to W-WHF

Early this month, the Wilkes County Payroll Development Authority (PDA) hired David Denton Jenkins as it new director filling a vacancy that has existed since the departure of Frank Thomas more than two years ago. More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

The right size, the right shoe, right here at home

Barbara and Virgil Wolter know it pays to shop at home More...

Opinions

Supreme Court nomination process historic

By SAXBY CHAMBLISS United States Senator Although filling the vacancy of a Justice as outstanding as Sandra Day O More...

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Book Review

Pearl By MARY GORDON

Mary Gordon has published eight works of fiction, of More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

Charles Russell Hendricks Barbara Ann Covington Elna Louise Ruff Guest Bennett Lee Norris

Funeral services for Charles Russell Hendricks, 71, of Hallford Road, Washington, were held Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington. He died Thursday, July 21, at his home. More...

Worship

New Hope C.M.E. Church

Only a Shell Let us go into the house of the Lord.

The structure shown at right has stood empty for many years More...

Don't Forget

Free GED Classes are available at the Adult Learning Center behind McDonald More...

Record heat a very real health threat

It More...

Low volume takes Wills Memorial out of baby business

Low volume will officially take its toll on services offered at Wills Memorial Hospital at the end of next month. More...

Firefighters battle three blazes Thursday; no injuries reported

Thursday was a busy day for Wilkes County firefighters. A mobile home, a pick-up truck, and a pig barn all suffered damage from fires but there were no injuries reported from any of the blazes. More...

Markeith Wylie is Wilkes County’s ‘Strongest Man’

W-WCHS athletes gathered Saturday morning on The Square for their annual Lift-a-Thon, and not surprisingly state champion weightlifter Markeith Wylie blew away the competition. More...

News

Parents should know dress code when buying for back-to-school

With Georgia More...

W-WCHS Council election is Aug. 2, 4 during Open House

Voting to elect new members of the Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School council will take place in conjunction with open house at the school on Tuesday, August 2, and Thursday, August 4, 2005, in the high school lobby. More...

Low-income people can get legal aid for civil problems

Low-income people in Wilkes, Lincoln, and Taliaferro counties can receive free legal aid from the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) for civil (noncriminal) legal problems. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

TO THE EDITOR: Mark Ward and I had the privilege of coaching the WashingtonWilkes Senior Girls All-Star Team this year. More...

Sports

Girls finish third in state tourney

After winning the District 6 championship in Athens, the Washington Wilkes Senior Girls All-Star Team traveled to Cartersville to participate in the state competition. More...

Top sports fans will know the answers to this quiz

1. Name the only baseball player to make the All-Star team from five different clubs. More...

Major League All-Stars play for district title

The Washington-Wilkes Major League All-Stars completed the area tournament in Athens, Ga, with an impressive 3-0 record and the number one seed going into the district 6 playoffs. More...

Personalities

Evelyn George enjoys family vacation to Europe

Evelyn George has returned from a wonderful European trip with her family. More...

Dawn Griffin and Steven Pickens guests of honor at party July 23

Dawn Griffin and Steven Pickens were honored at a More...

Kelley Granade and Jeremy Kichler exchange wedding vows in outdoor ceremony June 25

Kelley Granade of Macon and Jeremy Kichler of Montezuma exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful outdoor double-ring ceremony at the lakeside cabin of her greatuncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. More...