October 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Rayle Ramble set for Sat. starting at 10 at City Hall

Rayle, the little city on U.S. Highway 78 in the country west of Washington was incorporated in 1968 More...

Teachers of the Year announced; BOE hears reports from all system schools

Four teachers were honored as Teachers of the Year at Monday night More...

Walk of Hope Nov. 4 to benefit local cancer victims and ACS

The Nancy Callaway Long Walk of Hope is scheduled for Friday evening, November 4, on The Square in downtown Washington. The annual event is the primary fund raiser for Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron Chapter and is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. More...

Farm Bureau office gets new manager

Farm Bureau Insurance agency manager Marty Dowdy welcomes Carolyn Weber (r) as the new agency manager. Dowdy has been promoted to the manager More...

Young is featured speaker for CofC meeting on Nov. 3

Former Augusta Mayor Bob Young will speak at the Washington Wilkes Chamber of Commerce More...

Rushing to speak on Andrews at CWRT Mon.

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

Special Sections

Opinions

‘A good paper,’ but lose the cartoons

TO THE EDITOR: These observations and reactions kept building up until they reached critical mass and had to be expressed. Here goes. More...

The NewsReporter

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Book Review

Midnight at the Dragon Caf

Judy Fong Bates was born in China in 1949 and came to More...

Obituaries

Elmer Americus Trantham

A memorial service for Elmer Americus Trantham, 94, will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2005, at 7 p.m., in the First Baptist Church, Washington. More...

Alexander Kish

A private memorial service for Alexander Kish, 90, of Augusta, was held Friday, October 14, 2005. He died Wednesday, October 12, in the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. More...

Frances Pullen Beard

Funeral services for Frances Pullen Beard, 88, of Jackson, S.C., were held Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the Beulah Baptist Church, Tignall, with Rev. Edward Newsome and Rev. Jamie Callaway officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. More...

Personalities

Edwards and McGee represent class on homecoming court at Briarwood

Two Briarwood Academy students with Wilkes County connections will represent their class as members of the 31st Homecoming Court in ceremonies scheduled prior to and during halftime activities of the 7:30 p.m. More...

Cynthia Ann Niemann marries James Randall Long on October 8

Cynthia Ann Niemann of Washington and James Randall Long of Greenville, S.C., exchanged wedding vows in a lovely double-ring ceremony Saturday, October 8, at two o More...

W-W Garden Club meets at Johnson home October 13

The Washington-Wilkes Garden Club met in the home of President Mabel Johnson on Thursday afternoon, October 13. More...

Wilkes Telephone takes first step toward providing county-wide high-speed internet

A request for a franchise agreement allowing Wilkes Telephone Company to offer cable television service throughout Wilkes County was made at last week More...

Gonna be a hot time tonight

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School More...

Public forum planned Saturday to give voice to city candidates

A public forum for city council candidates in Washington More...

Tignall Festival, Art Show and Sale on Nov. 5 offer crafts, shopping, culture, entertainment

A full day of arts and crafts, fine art, fun, and entertainment is scheduled for Saturday, November 5, in Wilkes County. More...

Two more performances of ‘Smoke’

There are only two more performances of the Washington Little Theater Co. More...

UMCOR training set for Nov. 1 at First Methodist

Washington More...

Wreck claims life of Wilkes woman

A Wilkes County woman lost her life in a one-car accident that occurred at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, near the intersection of Maloof Road and the Washington Highway near Lincolnton. More...

News

Watson-Brown Junior Board will award funds to museum on Sat.

The Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board of Trustees will present preservation funds to Stephanie Macchia at the Washington Historical Museum on Saturday, October 22, at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend. More...

Pre-K fire, bus safety contest winners

Students in the kindergarten through third grade fire and bus safety poster contest have been announced at the school. In the top photo, winners in the bus safety poster contest were (l-r) Hope Ward, third grade; D.J. More...

Tells about economic development partnership

Sam Moore (right), chairman of the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners, visited the Optimist Club on Tuesday, October 11, and told members about the newly-formed Clarks Hill Partnership of Georgia, an agreement between Wilkes, Columbia, Lincoln, McD More...

Sports

Tigers lose to Lincoln, look to playoffs anyway

The Tigers want a rematch. After rising to rankings as high as No. More...

Lady Tigers rally to beat Glascock 8-7, will travel Fri. to begin in state tourney

The Washington-Wilkes Lady Tiger softball team finished its season last Thursday, October 13, with a come-from-behind win to beat Glascock in 8-7 in the final inning of play. More...

SOUTHERN FRIED FOOTBALL

Florida State and Washington-Wilkes were derailed in their drive toward conference or region championships last weekend. More...

Worship

Baptists’ Senior Adult Rally held at Hephzibah on Oct. 10

The Georgia Baptist Association Senior Adult Rally was held at beautiful Hephzibah Baptist Church in Lincoln County on Monday, October 10. More...

Independence Men meet on October 7 in fellowship hall

The Independence United Methodist Men More...

Don't Forget

Washington Connections Premier Show and Sale of Original Art is set for Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6, on The Square in Downtown Washington. Free to the public. More...