December 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Surgical specialty clinic set for January opening

Wills Memorial Hospital and the Physicians Practice Group (PPG) of the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) Health System have announced a partnership to establish a surgical specialty clinic in Washington. More...

Marshall Guill’s bequest will endow new scholarship fund for Wilkes Co. students

Calling an education More...

Washington Dialysis Facility gets regional facility of the year kudos

DaVita More...

First Baptist Senior Choir presents Christmas cantata Sunday evening

Under the direction of Patricia Bonner Burton, the Senior Choir of the First Baptist Church will present the exciting Christmas cantata, More...

Art show opens Court St. Livery

Artists and works of art filled a new venue over the weekend as the former Mike More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

68,697,612 items ordered

According to Buck Cope in Radio Shack, Amazon.com More...

Opinions

THE NEWS-REPORTER

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Book Review

New Southern Baking

I know better than to read cook books. They are too enticing. If More...

Vox Pop

As joyous as the Christmas season is, sometimes it can become quite stressful as we hurry around trying to More...

Obituaries

Pauline Noggle Jackson

Graveside services for Pauline Noggle Jackson, 82, of Forest Lane, Washington, were held Saturday, December 10, 2005, in Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. Albert W. Huyck Jr. officiating. She died Friday, December 8, in Wills Memorial Hospital. More...

Jack A. Tanner

Graveside services for Jack A. Tanner, 74, of Tanner Road, Lincolnton, and Spring Street, Washington, were held Friday, December 9, 2005, in Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. W.C. Bentley and Rev. Chris Townsend officiating. More...

Thelma Louise Johnson Crow

Funeral services for Thelma Louise Johnson Crow, 82, of Stone Mountain were held Thursday, December 8, 2005, at Wages & Sons Chapel, Stone Mountain. Burial was in Melwood Cemetery. She died December 5. More...

Personalities

McClearens host family celebration

Mr. and Mrs. David McClearen were hosts for the annual JohnsonPartain-Brown Christmas celebration Saturday, December 10, at their home on the Lexington Road. More...

Megan Wansley Mullinax to wed Jeffrey Scott Poole on June 3rd

Mrs. Gail Wansley Mullinax and Ronnie Anthony Mullinax of Anderson, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Wansley Mullinax, of Simpsonville, S.C., to Jeffrey Scott Poole, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Woman’s Club members enjoy program of Christmas music

Members of the Woman More...

Room full of toys awaiting Santa’s arrival

The Washington Police Department has been busy receiving toys and gifts for its Toys for Tots program which will culminate next Tuesday, December 20, when Santa Claus himself will arrive to distribute the toys to dozens of local children who might no More...

Commissioners adopt local planning for hazard mitigation during disasters

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners adopted a plan which will aid the county in acquiring federal and state funds for disaster relief both before and after any disaster that might occur affecting the local population. More...

Preschoolers spread Christmas joy

The First United Methodist Preschool joined together to spread joy to a little angel who is in need. They wrapped many gifts for this angel to open on Christmas Day. The gifts were delivered on Saturday, December 10. More...

Ribbon cut at Main Street Savings

A new business, Main Street Savings, opened last Saturday on West Robert Toombs with owners Cathy Paschall Baxter and Kimberley Paschall Jenkins doing the ribbon-cutting honors in the presence of friends and Chamber of Commerce members. More...

More toys arrive for Santa to deliver

Representing radio station WLVX 105.1 fm, Emily Griffith (left) delivered a truckload of toys and gifts to the Washington Police Department as a donation to the ongoing Toys for Tots program. Helping her unload were Lt. More...

News

Pet of the week

This handsome orange and white cat is young, neutered, and vaccinated. He More...

Optimists complete projects, donate over $7,000 for youth

The Optimist Club of Washington has completed two successful fundraisers. More...

Libraries accepting canned, boxed food for overdue fines

The Mary Willis Library and all libraries in the Bartram Trail Regional Library system will be accepting canned or boxed foods in place of fines owed for overdue books, videos and audiocassettes from December 1 through December 17. More...

Letters

Thanks to all for Christmas Parade help

TO THE EDITOR: On behalf of Washington More...

Get the name right for holiday, a sacred birthday to millions

TO THE EDITOR: It would appear most big retailers have been struck with amnesia as to the name of the December 25 holiday in their ads. More...

Thanks for Christmas tour help

TO THE EDITOR: I would like to thank each and every one who participated in the preparation and presentation of the 2005 Christmas Tour of Homes. More...

Sports

Tiger wrestlers ranked No. 3; Nickels is facing surgery

The Washington-Wilkes Tiger wrestling team has suffered a major setback but continues to be dominant in area matches, having won all its matches to date. The ongoing success has earned the team a No. More...

Batrous receives football basketball honors; Stitcher, Davidson, Walker valuable players

Briarwood Academy junior Joseph Batrous recently collected awards for both football and basketball in the same week. More...

Basketball teams lose at Oglethorpe

The W-W Tiger boys and girls varsities suffered disappointing losses to the Oglethorpe County Patriots on Tuesday, December 13. The girls game was a thriller, going into overtime, but the Tigers came up barely short at 53-56. Later, in the boys More...

Don't Forget

Lyonsville Baptist Church will have a Christmas program on Sunday, December 25, 11:45 a.m. The theme is More...