October 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City will ‘consider’ Shelter shortfall; plans early purchase of police cars

Some 50 to 60 citizens turned out to see their city government in action at the October meeting of the Washington City Council Monday night, and saw action More...

Nancy C. Long Walk of Hope set for November 4 at 6 p.m.

The Annual Nancy C. Long Walk of Hope will be held on The Square in Downtown Washington on Friday, November 4, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Sun breaks through and brings crowd as Mule Day and Fly-In happen anyway

Two days of rain last week threatened to turn the 25th annual Mule Day into a mass of mud, but the sun broke through Saturday morning and with it came a crowd of some 2,000 to celebrate old-time mule power, experience modern air power, and shop for h More...

Dr. Rushing will speak on Fanny Andrews novel at next meeting of Civil War Round Table, Oct. 24

Dr. Kittrell Rushing, who has reedited a 130-year-old bestseller by one of Washington More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

Many shoppers downtown

The Office Cat

After a dry, dry September, we finally got some rain, thanks More...

Opinions

Book Review

Boiling Point

Ross Gelbspan is a PulitzerPrize-winning journalist, More...

Vox Pop

Friday night the Tigers and Lincoln County will play each other for what might be the Region 7A championship. Who do you think will win? What will be the score? How far do you think the Tigers will go in the playoffs this year? More...

1790-1865: Economic development using human capital assets

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By the beginning of the 1790s, the people of Wilkes County had established their own county government under the constitutional government of Georgia, which had ratified the Constitution of the United States of America. More...

Obituaries

Johnsie Brown Berry

Graveside services for Johnsie Brown Berry, 84, of Wrightsboro Road, Washington, were held Saturday morning, October 8, 2005, in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, with Rev. Kathy Lamon officiating. He died Wednesday, October 5, at his home. More...

Nathaniel Booker

Funeral services for Nathaniel Booker, 82, of Washington were held Sunday, October 9, 2005, at Zoah Church, Amity Road, Washington, with Rev. George Booker officiating. Burial was in City West Cemetery, Washington. He died Tuesday, October 4. More...

Marvin Ray Adams

Funeral services for Marvin Ray Adams, 67, of Washington will be held Thursday, October 13, 2005, at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Kathy Lamon officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. More...

Personalities

Washington Personal Mention

Visiting Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Kip Burke were her college friend, Mrs. Suzanne Tiller, and son, Gregory Tiller, of Fort Worth, Tex. More...

Lisa Dianne Cooper Moran marries Christopher Brian DeSpain Sept. 17

Lisa Dianne Cooper Moran and Christopher Brian DeSpain of Kennesaw were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony Saturday, September 17, at the Stella Bella Chapel in the Stardust Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Rev. Cathy C. More...

Garrison and Fincher are speakers at Wills Memorial Tea and Learn

Dr. Jacqueline Fincher of Thomson and Summer Garrison of Augusta presented the program at the Wills Memorial Hospital Tea and Learn Tuesday, October 4, in the Nash Library. More...

‘Clarks Hill Partnership of Georgia’ sets goals of development and coordination

Wilkes County officially joined forces with Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Warren counties Monday when they all signed the official agreement to create the Clarks Hill Partnership of Georgia. More...

‘Smoke on the Mountain’ opens tonight at WLTCo.

The musical comedy, More...

W-W Homecoming activities planned for next week

Next week is Homecoming week at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School, culminating Friday night, October 21 with pre-game and halftime activities and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen for 2005. More...

36th annual Pancake Supper set for October 21

36th annual Pancake Supper set for October 21 Donning starched white aprons in preparation for the annual Rotary Club Pancake Supper are (l-r) Charlie LeGette, Michael Horgan, Mildred Peeler, and Dr. Randy Clayton. More...

2nd annual Premier Art Show and Sale dedicated to memory of Helen Callaway

The second annual Washington Connections Premier Art Show and Sale will be held November 5-6 on The Square in historic Downtown Washington. This year it is dedicated to the memory of Helen Groover Callaway. More...

News

W-WCHS athletics outlined

Washington-Wilkes Athletic Director Russell Morgan (left) visited the Kiwanis Club of Washington on Tuesday, October 11, and told members about the current success of the Tiger football team, the girls softball team, and the competition cheerleading More...

Free English classes to be offered by Victory Baptist starting Oct. 26

Victory Baptist Church on the Newtown Road in WashingtonWilkes is sponsoring a series of English classes at the church on Wednesday nights. More...

Poker Run will benefit McClain on Sat., Oct. 29

Sponsored by the Stars and Bars Motorcycle Group, Eydee More...

Letters

Professionalism at Callaway appreciated

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TO THE EDITOR: Callaway Plantation extends special thanks to the docents (Whitley Hodges, Kristolyn Long, Amber Ware, Taylor Ware, Ashley Jackson, Kurston Smith, Liz Dunnaway, Carley Cosby, Elli Lindsey, Ensey Wills, Carolyn Harper, Rachel Jackson, More...

Sports

Outcome is anybody’s guess when Tigers meet Devils

Prognosticators all over have the Tigers picked to be More...

Lady Tigers secure 2nd place, will begin playoffs next Friday

The Washington-Wilkes Lady Tigers softball team beat the Aquinas Fighting Irish on Tuesday, October 11, by a score of 10-1 and clinched second place in region 7A with only one game left in the regular season. More...

Firearms deer hunting season opens October 22 in Georgia

White-tailed deer are the most popular game animal in Georgia, and since 96 percent of licensed, resident hunters pursue this species using modern firearms, they eagerly are anticipating the upcoming opening day of firearms deer season on Saturday, O More...

Worship

Contemporary Christian concert to be sponsored by Church of God

The event is being promoted by the teens and the church and the entire congregation is excited to host the program. More...

Tabor Baptist homecoming, revival to begin October 16

Tabor Baptist Church, 1319 Delhi Road, Tignall, is planning homecoming and a series of revival services during October. More...

‘Save Our Children’ outreach service to be held Sun., 3 p.m.

The Word Bible Study Class is sponsoring a More...

Don't Forget

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday, October 13, 2 p.m., at the Courthouse. More...