August 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Whitehead will field questions at quarterly Chamber breakfast

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Two big champs at one little school

The name of Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School now strikes even more fear in the hearts of high-school athletes all over the state of Georgia, all because of champion weightlifter Markeith Wylie (l) and champion wrestler Casey Nickels, who w More...

Grand Jury returns August term true bills

The Wilkes County Grand Jury returned the following true bills for the August, 2005 term. More...

Stuffed buff gets a cool ride

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Community Blood Drive set Aug. 18; donors will get free t-shirts 2-7 p.m.

All Wilkes Countians age 17 or older are urged to participate in the quarterly Community Blood Drive on Thursday, August 18. More...

They won’t eat much, we promise

This month More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

Celebrating 40 years of Victory Mule Day at Callaway Plantation is not to far off More...

Opinions

National economy is growing

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Cartoon

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Hospital, EMS are treasures of hometown

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TO THE EDITOR: Last week, in the middle of the night, I found myself suffering from a severe pain in my chest along with a very high, irregular heartbeat. More...

Obituaries

Hattie Pearl Asbury Booker

Funeral services for Hattie Pearl Asbury Booker, 84, were held Sunday, August 7, 2005, at Jackson Chapel AME Church, Washington, with Rev. James Lawson officiating. Interment was in Mount Pleasant AME Church Cemetery, Washington. More...

Frank Fanning

Funeral services for Frank More...

Gertrude Davis Fuller

Funeral services for Gertrude Davis Fuller, 82, will be held Saturday, August 13, 2005, at Trinity Baptist Church, Delhi Road, with Rev. Henry Easley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. More...

Don't Forget

The August meeting of the Washington City Council will be held Monday, August 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Edward B. Pope Community Center on Lexington Avenue. More...

WIN bought out; purchaser ‘has capital to make it go’

In what may be a recent record in brevity, the Washington City Council conducted its August business in 24 minutes Monday night, bringing several items to public notice and passing items of minor business. More...

Life-saving technology aids stroke victims via WMH/MCG REACH link

The recent saving of a Washington resident More...

Wilkes students hit the books again

More than 1,850 Washington-Wilkes school children attended the first day of school Friday, including 530 at the W-W Primary School, seen here. More...

Tim Robson will deliver message at Victory Baptist’s homecoming

Victory Baptist Church, 217 Newtown Road, Washington, will have homecoming on Sunday, August 14, and will also celebrate the 40th anniversary More...

Cancer Relief Fund gets donation needs more to cover gas increase

High gas prices have made life harder for all of us, but if you More...

W-WCHS graduates selected as Watson-Brown Scholars

Emily Wilson and Stephen Broome, 2005 graduates of Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School, have been selected as Watson-Brown Foundation Scholars for 2005-2006. More...

News

Aviator describes Forestry activities

Peter Brag, a pilot with the Georgia Forestry Commission (center), told members of the Washington Kiwanis Club all about the operations of the Aviation Division of the commission and discussed how he assists in looking for forest fires and in aiding More...

Emily Wilson receives John Duggan Memorial Scholarship check

Judy Anderson of the Washington Women More...

Wilkes Sunday School Union convenes at Springfield Bapt.

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union convened with the Springfield Baptist Church July 2931 with Rev. Norman Williams serving as host pastor and Charles Morgan as host superintendent. More...

Sports

Tigers beat Greene in jamboree, open in 8 days against Lakeside

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W-WPRD programs scheduled

The Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department (WWPRD) continues to have many interesting programs scheduled each week. More...

Reserved seats must be claimed before deadline Tuesday at noon

As the opening of the 2005 Washington Wilkes Tiger football season looms just over a week away, Head Coach Russell Morgan reports that reserve seat season tickets are still on sale at his office. More...

Personalities

Washington Personals

Clara and Maggie Toburen of Savannah and Laura Kate Toburen of Evans arrived last Wednesday for several days visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Toburen. A highlight of the girls More...

Mr. and Mrs.Stephen Boone honored at reception July 23

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Jack Durham Marable celebrates first birthday with party

Jack Durham Marable, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brent Marable of Watkinsville, celebrated his first birthday with family and friends at a Teddy Bear More...