February 23, 2006 RSS feed / News

Economic outlook discussed

W-W Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Donna Hardy gave members of the Washington Kiwanis Club an economic update of activities for the community at their regular Tuesday lunch meeting on February 21. More...

Civil legal assistance available at library on Tuesday, March 7

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

Local Realtor recognized

Jim Griggs has been awarded the Circle of Excellence award of recognition by Marcene Powell of the Classic South Board of Realtors. The Classic South board covers the counties of Wilkes, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Warren. More...

Legal services available for seniors

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

Lost dogs

The Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter has several dogs who appear to be lost, but have no identification on their collars. The four dogs shown above are nice dogs in good condition. Call the Shelter at 6782287 to claim them. More...

News for Families & Comsumers

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Lincoln & Wilkes Counties

Did you know you can reduce the heat losses in your home by up to 30 percent just by sealing air leaks? More...

Valentine King and Queen named

Charlie Williams and Lou Bertha Willis were crowned King and Queen at the Wilkes Health Care Center Family and Friends Valentine Tea Sunday afternoon, February 12. They were presented sashes proclaiming their titles, stuffed animals, and candy. Mrs. More...

Cliff Hargrove guest speaker for Pilot Club Jan. 24

Cliff Hargrove was guest speaker at the meeting of the Pilot Club of Washington, Inc., Tuesday evening, January 24, at the Home Caf More...

First Black general connected to Washington through daughter

The first African American General, BG Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. may have never been to Washington, Georgia. His son, the first Air Force General, Ben O. Davis, Jr. may never have been to Washington either. But the daughter of Davis Sr. More...

NWSC’s soup supper, bingo warms many bodies, hearts

The North Wilkes Steering Committee (NWSC) hosted a soup supper and bingo Saturday, February 18, at 6 p.m. More...

Mallorysville Baptist celebrates birthday of pastor Donnie Berry

Members of the Mallorysville Baptist Church celebrated the 49th birthday of their pastor, Rev. Donnie Berry, at the church Sunday with a covered dish meal. More...

Dyson is ‘making a difference’ as a Marine on duty in Iraq

He needed a challenge in his life. He wanted to do something different. More...

Lundberg News

After spending a week in Doctors Hospital in Augusta and undergoing surgery Wednesday morning, Mrs. Juanita Bradford returned home Sunday afternoon and is doing very well. Her son,Terry Bradford, stayed with her Sunday night. More...

Kindergarten registration set for week of March 6 at W-WPS

Registration for the WashingtonWilkes Kindergarten (five-yearolds) 2006-2007 school year will be held during the week of March 610, daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at More...

Beginning Spanish to be taught again, deadline is March 3

The adult learning center has announced that another beginning Spanish class will be offered beginning next month. More...

Some 1,700 Georgians waiting for organ transplants

Over 1,700 Georgians are in need of life-saving organ transplants and over half of them are AfricanAmerican. For many, the chance to live a full life won More...

Author Gene Younts speaks on Cuban-American relationships

Gene Younts (right), Rotary luncheon speaker and author of several books, described Cuba in the 21st century. He was introduced by Joe Harris, program chairman for the day. More...

Friedman to speak on Judah Benjamin at Civil War meeting

Local restaurateur Rich Friedman will be this month More...

2006 Tour of Homes will feature 10 homes; weekend events begin with soiree March 31

The 2006 Spring Tour of Homes of Washington-Wilkes will be held on March 31, and April 1 and 2. The Candlelight Tour will get underway on Friday, March 31, at 6 p.m., and continue until 9 p.m. More...

Life of Mary Darby honored at ‘From the Heart’

More than 140 guests attended More...

President General Hemmingway to be Colonial Dames state speaker

When members of the Georgia State Society Colonial Dames, XVII Century, attend the CDXVIIC Georgia State Conference March 3-4 in Cartersville they will have the pleasure of meeting the new President General Ruth Keeling Hemmingway. More...

‘Soul-Steps’ creator speaks to Baptist Women

The Baptist Women of the First Baptist Church Woman More...

WE SERVED PROUDLY

Cofer family active in military since World War I

Since the early part of the twentieth century there has been a descendent of Pope Cofer (1860-1930) and Fannie Standard Cofer (18661936) on active duty in the armed services. More...

Tignall News

The community extends sympathy to the family of Harry Smith, husband of Johnnie Smith; father of Jeff and Sandra Smith; and brother of Juanita Norman and Larry Smith. More...

Homemakers meet at library on Feb. 16

The Tignall Homemakers met Thursday, February 16, in the library. More...

Tignall Baptist senior adults enjoy Valentine lunch Feb. 14

The senior adults of the Tignall Baptist Church had a Valentine luncheon in the Family Life Center on Tuesday, February 14. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The Dewey Rose Youth Group will be at Sardis Baptist Church Sunday night, March 5, at 6 p.m. to lead the worship service. All children and youth are invited to a hotdog supper at 5 p.m. Come prepared for fun, food, and great fellowship. More...

Tyrone News

The year 2006 is moving right along. Here it is the last full week of February. Although the weather is cold, windy and dreary looking some days, there is a breath of spring in the air. More...