November 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Thompson’s heroism saluted by governor in state ceremony

When Blake Thompson saw the wounded young hostage coming out the window to escape her heavily armed captor last April, he just followed his instincts, he said. That made him a hero, one of 12 honored recently by the governor. More...

If you had ‘Rather Be In Tignall,’ this Saturday is the time, all day

The fourth annual More...

Museum gets boost for banner restoration

Museum gets boost for banner restoration The Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board presented over $7,000 to the Washington Historical Museum to be used for the restoration of the Civil War survivors reunion banner shown above and for the upgrading of More...

Planning begins for Christmas parade set for December 11

With a theme of More...

Rotarians use club time to read to local students

Washington Rotary Club member Gale Seibert (left) was one of several who took time recently to go to the Washington-Wilkes Primary School to read to a number of classes. More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

Sunday

Halloween night was a busy time for some homeowners More...

Opinions

WCCDC not run by just one man

TO THE EDITOR: I would first like to thank you for attending and documenting the recent City of Washington District 1 & 2 candidate forum presented by the Wilkes Co. Community Development Corporation. More...

Vox Pop

Three members of the Washington City Council will be elected in a city election next week. How important do you think this particular election is to the city? Are you going to vote? Do you think the turnout will be high, low, or average? More...

Book Review

Underage and Overweight America

T he New York Times says that this groundbreaking book More...

Worship

THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. That certain smile worn by those who live their religion reflects the happiness and confidence felt by Christians who have totally committed themselves to their God. More...

Children have outdoor chapel time

The First Baptist Church pre-k had a delightful trip to Otter Creek Gardens. Dr. John Childers, the pastor, took the children in the bus and had his Wednesday morning chapel time outside among the fall plants. He told the More...

Gospel Extravaganza set for Dec. 3 at old gym in Taliaferro Co.

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith Inc. of Crawfordville will sponsor its first Gospel Music Extravaganza Saturday, December 3, 2 p.m., at the old Taliaferro County school gymnasium in Crawfordville. 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...

Art Show, Tignall Festival hope for big weekend crowd

Two of Northeast Georgia More...

Three seats to be decided in Tuesday’s city election

Early voting is light as city of Washington voters choose two city council members from District 1 and vote for unopposed Pamela Eaton in District 2. More...

Council studies budget at retreat, will raise city taxes after hearings

After a morning-long retreat to study the city More...

Chamber’s annual meeting tonight will recognize outstanding citizens

A number of local individuals, organizations, and businesses will be honored tonight at the Washington Wilkes Chamber of Commerce More...

‘Walk of Hope’ set for downtown Fri. at 6

The Nancy Callaway Long Walk of Hope for breast cancer awareness and research will get underway Friday, November 4, at 6 p.m., on The Square in Downtown Washington. More...

Foundation donates for heart devices

Carlton Norris, representing the Wills Memorial Hospital Foundation, presents a check to WMH administrator Marvin Goldman for the purchase of two small, portable heart defibrillators. More...

Showing visitors the way

Chamber of Commerce executive director Donna Hardy and PDA director David Jenkins are pleased to see new official signs directing out-oftown visitors to Washington to the new Chamber visitor center on the Square. More...

News

Optimists set Nov. 10 as date for Friend of Youth auction, BBQ

The Annual Optimist Club Friend of Youth Auction and Barbecue will be held Thursday, November 10, at the VFW Post 5899 on Andrew Drive in Washington. More...

W-W Shelter sets auction Nov. 18 to aid bldg. fund

The Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter Association will hold a silent auction to benefit the building fund on Friday, November 18, 7-9 p.m., at the Edward Pope Community Center on Lexington Avenue. More...

Georgia DOL says unemployment is unchanged in Sept.

The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) was unchanged at 6.5 percent from August to September. The area More...

Sports

Halftime wake-up saves Tigers in amazing comeback

The Washington-Wilkes Tigers didn More...

Tiger boys, Gorsuch dominate region; state meet is coming up this weekend

The W-W Tiger Cross-Country boys team and senior Nick Gorsuch ran to consecutive team and individual victories in the Region 7-A Championships held October 20 at A.H. Stephens State Park near Crawfordville. It was the team More...

SOUTHERN FRIED FOOTBALL

There are only two undefeated Dixie elevens now after Florida beat the Georgia Dawgs last week. Will Virginia Tech and Alabama continue their unbeaten streaks this week? No man knows, but let More...

Obituaries

Susie Mae Martin Edwards

Funeral services for Susie Mae Martin Edwards, 82, of Sandy Cross Road were held Monday, October 31, 2005, at the Sandy Cross Baptist Church with Rev. O More...

Mary Jane Glenn Clark

Funeral services for Mary Jane Glenn Clark, 47, of Washington will be held Thursday, November 3, 2005, at 11 a.m., in the Newtown Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. Paul Vickery officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Carrie B. Johnson

Funeral services for Carrie B. Johnson, 97, were held Saturday, October 29, 2005, at the Friendship Baptist Church, Crawfordville, with Rev. Harvey Peek and Dr. Winfred M. Hope officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. More...

Personalities

Corey Amanda McLeod and Steven Bridges Jr. united in marriage Oct. 15 at Fitzpatrick Hotel

Corey Amanda McLeod and Steven Bridges Jr. of Athens were united in marriage in a beautiful double-ring ceremony in the courtyard of the Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington, Saturday, October 15, at 4:30 o More...

Pilot Club meets Oct. 25 for program-dinner at Home Café

The Pilot Club of Washington, Inc., met at the Home Caf More...

Elementary school students enjoy musical concert

The University of Georgia More...