December 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawmakers expected to visit for Legislative Breakfast Wed.

Got something to say to the public servants who represent you in Atlanta or Washington? The 2005 Legislative Breakfast set for next Wednesday morning is your chance to speak your mind to local lawmakers. More...

Light-A-Light tree event rescheduled for Saturday, 5:30

The annual Light-A-Light Christmas Tree event which was originally scheduled for Friday, December 2, has been changed to Saturday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. More...

Web site brings shoppers to Washington stores

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Christmas Tour of Homes expecting lots of company

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Be an angel and pick an Angel to help a local child’s holiday

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Five Carolina hunters arrested for spotlighting, truck hunting

Wilkes County is a deer hunters More...

Christmas parade approaches, cash prize offered for entries

Categories have been announced for the competition for best entries for this year More...

Bee Southern holds Grand Opening

Bee Southern owners Pam McCarty and Angie Strother celebrate the Grand Opening of their new gift shop on The Square with Donna Hardy of the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce and family and friends last week. The store, featuring More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

Smoke

It is truly the age of electronics and I am mostly lost. But I More...

Opinions

It’s all about the sportsmanship

A story in this issue about the coming football game between arch rivals Washington-Wilkes and Lincoln County says that anything can happen and that there is no predicting the game. More...

Book Review

Away Down South By JAMES C. COBB

If, like this reviewer, you were reared and nurtured on stories of More...

Vox Pop

For the first time in 83 years, the Washington-Wilkes Tigers and the Lincoln County Red Devils will meet for the state championship this Friday at 7:30 p.m. How many people do you think will be there? Who do you think is going to win? More...

Obituaries

Marshall Anderson Guill Jr.

Funeral services for Marshall Anderson Guill Jr., 94, were held Saturday, November 26, 2005, at the First United Methodist Church, Washington, with Rev. Gale Seibert officiating. Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington. More...

Bertha Williams Brown

Graveside services were held Saturday, November 23, 2005, for Mrs. Bertha Williams Brown, 85, of Washington, in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, with Rev. Skip Padgett officiating. She died Wednesday, November 23, at Wilkes Health Care, Washington. More...

Grover Allen Hall

Funeral services for Grover Allen Hall, 73, of Rayle, were held Friday, November 25, 2005, at the Sardis Baptist Church, Rayle, with Rev. John Mark Carpenter officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. More...

Personalities

Washington Personal Mention

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Mrs. Wood Hardy were Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hardy and Emily, of Washington; Mrs. Dianne Bentley, Alton Danner, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Bentley, Matthew and Kayson, Mrs. Kay Hurst, and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Personals

Mrs. John Singleton Jr., John Singleton III, Tommy Davis and Mel Phillips of Athens joined other family for a Thanksgiving celebration at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Culpepper in Harlem. More...

Megan Cecile Rodrigues to wed Matthew Ryan Stephens Dec. 17

Mr. and Mrs. John Rodrigues of Watkinsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Cecile, to Matthew Ryan Stephens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Denny Stephens of Bogart. More...

Probation warrant nets sizeable drug bust

A Washington man is being held on $104,000 bond after being arrested last week on a parole violation and was found with crack cocaine and hydrocodone in his possession. More...

Salvation Army ready to help, needs 85 ringer volunteers

Suddenly the 2005 Christmas season has arrived. City and county workmen have installed the public decorations, with individual businesses and homeowners adding additional colorful surprises every day. More...

Church teens provide Thanksgiving meal for 150

Some three dozen teens from Wilkes County churches prepared and delivered a Thanksgiving spread for some 150 of their neighbors in need. More...

Having a very llama Christmas at The Farm

Kids and parents will gather at Vicky Moses More...

Kiwanis Club makes donation to Angel Tree

Bill Steed, vice president of The Kiwanis Club of Washington presents Cathy Stackhouse, Wilkes County Angel Tree chairman, a check to be used to complete the shopping for the children for this year More...

‘Smoke’ encore this weekend, three performances Fri.-Sun.

“Miss Maude” (Rosemary Hopkins) and “Miss Myrtle” (Anna Norman) do not approve of some of the actions in “Smoke on the Mountain” which is presenting encore performa More...

News

Kiwanians set to tackle the flu with vaccination, education

The Kiwanis Club of Washington is locally sponsoring Kiwanis International More...

Tells of successful economic development

Randy Randall, mayor of Clinton, S.C., spoke to the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, November 22, and told of the success his town has had in rebuilding after the shutdown of its textile mill a few years ago. More...

GLSP to provide free legal help on civil problems

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

Letters

Never forgot football’s excitement

TO THE EDITOR: Washington-Wilkes won Saturday, and we were able to see the game in Tallahassee, Florida. The cable company here carries Georgia Public Television. More...

Sports

Comeback win earns Tigers a championship berth

Even one of the guards who had been watching high school football in the Georgia Dome for almost two days straight said it was the best game he had seen and he wished they could all be that good. More...

W-W Tigers

12-2 So far this year

W............... Lakeside ............. 20-10 W.............. Thomson .............. 10-0 L............. Hart County ............ 0-21 W......... Newton County ....... 42-15 W......... Putnam County ......... 24-0 W......... More...

The Series

Tigers vs. Red Devils 1922-2005 31-30-6 1922 ............................. 7 7 More...

Worship

MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. More...

Don't Forget

Transforming Life Ministries will sponsor its annual Advent and Communion Worship Service on December 4, 3 p.m., at the Third Shiloh Center, 219 McLendon Drive. Rev. Grady L. More...