November 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Art Show is ‘big success,’ moves toward goal of bringing profit and exposure to community

Artists, visitors, and Downtown merchants had a full weekend as the annual More...

Dr. Seidler is new owner

Dr. J.T. Seidler is the new owner of Southern Chiropractic, with offices in the Pitner House at 110 E. Robert Toombs. After working with Dr. Doug Giles at the clinic, he recently purchased the office and is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. More...

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Sunday’ leaves Saturday

The Office Cat

Washington-Wilkes is fi nally getting a little bit of More...

Opinions

Book Review

Hell

Scott Walker is the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Waco, More...

Vox Pop

The Oregon Lottery has just been won with a jackpot of $340 million. Do you play the Georgia Lottery? What would be the first thing you would do with a multi-million-dollar payoff? What would be the second thing? More...

1865-1877: Reconstruction and the dilemma of the new citizens: African-Americans

Don

The North and South fought each other in the Civil War to determine whose way of life would control the future: Would it be the way of the industrial North or the agricultural South? More...

Obituaries

Edward Lee Milner

Funeral services for Edward Lee Milner, 88, were held Monday, November 7, 2005, at Phillips Mill Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. Stan Sullivan officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. More...

Richard Norman Matthews

A memorial service for Richard Norman Matthews, 64, of Tignall will be held Sunday, November 13, 2005, at 2 p.m., at Kearney More...

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...

Worship

Wilkes Co. Sunday School Union convenes regular session hosted by Mulberry Baptist

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union convened with the Mulberry Baptist Church where Rev. Robert Crawford served as host pastor and Fred Willis as host superintendent. More...

Church will honor all Wilkes veterans at Sunday services

In acknowledgement of Friday, November 11, as Veterans Day, New Ford Baptist Church will honor and show appreciation to all Wilkes County men and women who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. More...

Pastor carves smiling pumpkins, tells stories at Independence UMC

Independence United Methodist Church, Tignall sponsored a Parking Lot Pumpkin Fun event for the church and community on the grounds of the church October 31. More...

Chamber looks back at a year of changes: We’ve got a new outlook, a new structure’

Members and directors of the WashingtonWilkes Chamber of Commerce looked back on a year that brought great changes and new hope to the business community at the Chamber More...

Wills Memorial lab certified by CAP third time in a row

For the third consecutive two-year period, Wills Memorial Hospital More...

Police, deputies, troopers make arrests during Oct.

For a second month, driving drunk and driving without license, tags, or insurance seem to be the most common arrests in Wilkes County for the month of October. A roundup of arrests for that period include the following: More...

Fundraising begins for Angel Tree

On behalf of The Woman More...

News

Dance team to perform at upcoming events

The Washington Dance Academy Dance Team performed at Mule Day October 8 and will be performing at other upcoming events and in competitions in the near future. More...

Energy Assistance Program open for homebound, elderly

The Energy Assistance Program began taking applications Tuesday, November 1, for homebound and elderly persons 65 years and older households to pay their home heating costs. The program will be opened to the general public on Thursday, December 1. More...

‘Everyone should be a CofC member’

Donna Hardy (right) represented the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce as she spoke to members of the Washington Kiwanis Club at their regular Tuesday lunch meeting. More...

Letters

Rayle Ramble supported by many

TO THE EDITOR: Rayle Ramble 2005 on October 22nd was a most successful event for the City of Rayle and the Rayle Fire Department, and we are very grateful to you for all of the publicity you have given the Ramble through More...

Sports

Defensive game leaves Tigers on top; Temple is next

The show Friday night was anything but blas More...

Tiger boys cross-country team finishes 8th in state

After winning Region 7-A for the fourth straight year, the WashingtonWilkes Tiger boys cross-country team took eighth place out of 27 teams represented at the Class A state meet held last weekend in Carrollton. More...

Rotary Club sets golf tournament Friday, Nov. 25

The Washington Rotary Club will host a Thanksgiving Golf Tournament Friday, November 25, More...

Personalities

Washington Personal Mention

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Wayne, Blake Hocutt guests of honor at baby shower Nov. 5

Hummingbird Hill, home of Pug and Kay Nelms in Logan Wood, was the scene of a baby shower honoring Wayne and Blake Hocutt of Charlotte, N.C., Saturday afternoon, November 5. More...

W-W Senior Center hosts annual Halloween party and luncheon

The Wilkes County Senior Center at 108 Marshall Street, Washington, hosted more than 90 seniors for the annual Halloween party and luncheon on October 31. More...