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Kiwanians dress up Woman’s Club as part of ‘Hands On Georgia’ effort

Thirteen members of the Kiwanis Club of Washington and one Woman More...

West-Callaway family gathers for reunion Oct. 2

The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the late John West and Susie Drinkard Callaway gathered at the home of Chan and Phyllis Drake on the Thomson Road Sunday, October 2, for a family reunion. More...

Mt.Nebo Baptist Church donates to Red Cross for hurricane relief

Mayor Willie Burns hands over a donation of $600 to Red Cross representative Mary Porter Vann. The money was collected by members of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, their pastor Rev. Charles Lacy and Deacon Nathan Zellars. More...

Kowalski to speak at Presbyterian Services

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‘Save Our Children’ service planned for October 16, 3 p.m.

The Word Bible Study Class is sponsoring an outreach service entitled More...

Children treated to show of sights and sounds

The children of First United Methodist Pre-K enjoyed walking to the Washington Fire Department on Monday, October 3. Sgt. Tim Wright (back, right) did a presentation that many of them will not forget More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

A hummingbird blessing in hand

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This coming weekend is a busy one. Postmarked Wilkes More...

Opinions

Book Review

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By DAVID McCULLOUGH Reviewed by PEGGY BARNETT Although we talk about hon oring our More...

THE NEWS-REPORTER

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Vox Pop

The 25th annual Mule Day at Callaway is this Saturday. Have you been to Mule Day before? Are you going this weekend? What is your favorite part of Mule Day? More...

Obituaries

J. Marvin Hawes

Funeral services for J. Marvin Hawes, 84, of Bartram Trace, Wilkes County, were held Friday, September 30, 2005, at Phillips Mill Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Rayner and Rev. John King officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. More...

Dolores Wood

Graveside services for Dolores Wood, 78, of Tignall, were held Friday, September 30, 2005, in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, with Rev. Roy Cates officiating. She died Wednesday, September 28, in Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. More...

Lexie Norwood Pope

Funeral services for Lexie Norwood Pope, 76, of Washington were held Saturday, October 1, 2005, at Marks Tabernacle Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. G.L. Avery and Rev. Lance Pitts officiating. Interment was in City West Cemetery, Washington. More...

Personalities

Mansfields host supper at country cabin on October 1

Gary and Dean Mansfield were hosts for an Adult Bible Searchers Sunday School class of First Baptist Church supper at their country cabin Saturday evening, October 1. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Mrs. Jim Weigel of Gainesville visited Friday with her mother, Mrs. J. W. Rogers. More...

Hardy descendants gather at McAvoy home for annual reunion October 2

Descendants of Lester and Sarah Norman Hardy gathered at the home of Thomas and Mary Jane McAvoy on Sunday, October 2, for the annual family reunion. More...

‘Young Eagles’ will experience flight during free rides at Fly-In

Kids, ever wonder what it More...

Wild About Wellness closed, waiting for funding

A highly effective collaboration between two universities and the Wilkes community More...

Agrosecurity training to be held here Oct. 14

Think about hurricanes Katrina and Rita. What happened to all the cattle, chickens, hogs and horses? Does a person responding to an emergency at a flooded poultry house know of the dangers? More...

‘Smoke on the Mountain’ to open Oct. 13 for 5 shows at Playhouse

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Dept. of Labor reports decline in jobless rate

The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) declined to 6.6 percent in August, down threetenths percent from 6.9 percent in July. The area More...

Shopping on The Square

It may have been the final Market Day on The Square Saturday, but shoppers around Patricia Allen More...

Friends of Library to hear Alderman at meeting Oct. 13

The Friends of the Mary Willis Library will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, at the library. More...

News

Tiger Band gets excellent marks at invitational

On Saturday, October 1, the Washington-Wilkes Marching Tiger Band participated in the 8th Annual Heart of Georgia Invitational in Warner Robins. More...

Welcome to Bee Southern

Welcome to Bee Southern Angie Strother, who along with Pam McCarty owns Bee Southern, the newest gift shop on The Square, welcomes two of what seemed like hundreds of first-time customers and long-time friends to the new store Saturday. More...

News for Families & Comsumers

Borrowing trouble with credit problems

Georgia residents hear and see lot of advertising targeted to consumers with credit problems. More...

Letters

Grateful for fund-raising support

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TO THE EDITOR: God is so good isn More...

Sports

Tigers continue dominant play, beat Hancock for 1st region win

The Washington-Wilkes Tigers showed their predicted and potential dominance in Region 7-A with a strong win over the Hancock Central Bulldogs in last Friday More...

Stitcher, Keen, Henderson lead Bucs to successful 15-2 season in softball

Three Washington students played major roles in the Briarwood Academy junior varsity softball team More...

Lady Tigers win two games, still in region’s No. 2 spot

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Lady Tigers softball team came out on top in two region games last week and raised their overall record to 11-3 and their Region 7-A record to 8-2. More...

Worship

Contemporary Christian concert to be sponsored by Church of God

The Washington Church of God is sponsoring a contemporary Christian Concert on Sunday, October 16, at 5 p.m. More...

Danburg Baptist plans revival, homecoming to begin Sunday

Danburg Baptist Church will have homecoming services Sunday morning, October 9, and will begin revival services that evening. More...

Tabor Baptist homecoming, revival set to begin Oct. 16

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Don't Forget

The Salvation Army is seeking contributions to its ministry to help in a financial crunch during the next few months. Contributions may be mailed to The Salvation Army, c/o Dot Harris, 509 N. More...