November 3, 2005 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Students participate in Red Ribbon Week

During the week of October 24-27, Washington-Wilkes Middle School joined many schools across the nation in promoting a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. More...

‘Cantabile’ to present concert at Little Theater Nov. 4, 7:30

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Record-breaking supper raises funds for local programs

Rotary Club President Donnie Smith (left) and members (l-r) Jim Baston, Carey Hulsey, Charlie LeGette, and Joe Harris worked hard but had fun cooking thousands of pancakes for hundreds of hungry patrons at the annual Rotary Pancake Supper on Friday, More...

Horse Club sets special meeting on November 3

The Wilkes County 4-H Horse Club will have a special meeting on November 3. More...

GLSP will offer seniors free help on November 22

Members of the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) will be in Wilkes County to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help on a first-come, first-served basis. More...

Drug-free athletes are role models for young Tigers at primary school

Drug-free athletes from Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School capped off a week of guest speakers during Red Ribbon Week at the Washington-Wilkes Primary School. More...

Carly Cosby rides at Kel-Mac horse show in Morgan County

Carly Cosby, riding her horse, Woody, participated in the Kel-Mac Saddle Club Benefit Show Saturday, October 22, at the agri-livestock facility in Morgan County. The show was established in 1976. More...

Pet of the week

This mixed-breed dog is called Sweet Mama Dog by the staff at the Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter. More...

Beta Sigma Phi ready for 2005 ‘Walk of Hope’

Some of the sorority sisters of Beta Sigma Phi, Eta Omicron Chapter, who gathered on The Square in Downtown Washington last year for the Nancy Callaway Long Walk of Hope were (kneeling, l-r) Jessica Eubank, Lee Durham, Debbie Bennett and Alli, Marcie More...

EMS director explains services to Kiwanis Club

Wilkes County EMS Director Blake Thompson (third from right) presented the program for the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, November 1, and told members about the various operations and responsibilities of his department. More...

W-WES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week with variety of anti-drug activities Oct. 24-27

Students at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School participated in Red Ribbon Week activities October 24-27. More...

State bird quilt to be given at Fall Festival on Saturday

The Tignall Homemakers Club has produced a very special quilt to be presented to the lucky winner at the Tignall Fall Festival on Saturday, November 5. More...

Pre-K students learn about the mail

First Baptist Church Pre-K completed their community helper unit with a field trip to the Washington Post Office. They made mail bags and took letters to mail. More...

Tyrone News

I hope everyone is having a good day and can pass it on. You can see many wonders of God all around us. Many in our area have enjoyed the pretty colored leaves. Some have gone up in the mountains, some just down a special memory lane. More...

Family establishes Brad Combs Memorial Scholarship Fund

Since March 20, 2005, Debbie Tanner has gone through every mother More...

GLSP to offer free legal help here Nov. 22

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) provides free legal help to low-income people with civil (noncriminal) legal problems. 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...

Homeschooled children visit museum

Students from the Washington-Wilkes Homeschool Group spent Friday afternoon at Edventures in Columbia, S.C., enjoying the interactive children More...

Singing and dancing men and women sought for parts in 1940s Radio Hour

Do you love music from the 40s? Do you like to dance the jitterbug and soft shoe? Now More...

Useful addresses for disaster relief

Given below are some addresses for sending contributions for disaster relief. More...

Your Pet’s Health

Dental care is important for horses

With winter weather quickly approaching, it is time to begin thinking about how to help our outside animals make it through the tough times. In our last installment, we spoke about caring for our companion animal More...

Volunteers needed to decorate rooms at Callaway Plantation

The annual Christmas at Callaway Plantation will be held on Friday, December 9, from 5 until 8 p.m. More...

Jenkins, Sanders, Willingham speak on ‘What We Have Here’

In the recent Learning in Retirement series, More...

Go ahead, play with the siren

Encouraged by Washington Police Lt. Robert Roca, First Methodist preschooler C.J. Rogers turns on the police siren to the ear-shattering delight of classmates (outside, l-r) Dixon Caddell, Ryan Reeves, Emma Moore, Maura Jackson, and Evan Moore. More...

FBC Pre-K visits WFD

The First Baptist Church Pre-K enjoyed visiting the Washington Fire Department where Tim Wright (left) told them about the truck and let them talk with a fireman in his uniform with his oxygen. More...

Second Time llamas win big again

Second Time Around Mini-Farm owner Vicky Moses and farm manager Richard Stroud display some of the ribbons earned by the farm More...

Tignall’s Fall Festival to be held Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The fourth annual More...

Washington Lions Club celebrates 65 years at banquet on October 24

Remembrances and renewal of friendships spanned more than six decades when the Washington Lions Club was host to about 35 members and guests Monday evening, October 24, at the Lions Club building on Spring Street.. More...

McGee, Baldwin receive National Merit honors

Two Briarwood Academy seniors with Washington connections have been honored by the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Foundation for outstanding academic excellence. More...

Tignall News

Carolyn Godbee retires after over 11 years at post office

A retirement dinner in honor of Carolyn Godbee was held in the Family Life Building of the Tignall Baptist Church on Thursday, October 28. More...

Lundberg News

Attendance was down for our fifth Sunday covered dish meal at Clifford More...

Students learn to be drug free decorating doors at W-WPS

Students at the WashingtonWilkes Primary School participated in door decoration and coloring contests during Red Ribbon Week at the school. More...

Rayle Ramble held October 22 was truly a fun-filled, ‘glorious day’

Rayle has enjoyed another successful Rayle Ramble, according to those who worked so hard to make it a fun-filled day for all on October 22, 2005. More...

Aonia News

We had a great Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church with good attendance, good music, good fellowship, and a great message. We observed the Lord More...

RAYLE NEWS

We are enjoying our wood heater these days. This is the season of turnip greens, baked sweet potatoes, parched peanuts and baked apples. More...

Nathanael Greene Academy names top students

Nathanael Greene Academy at Siloam has announced the names of students who have been named to the school More...

Athens Tech recruiter visits W-WCHS

Patrick Harris, the college recruiter for the Elberton Campus of Athens Tech visited Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School on October 11. More...