September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pajama Day celebrates Homecoming Week

Students at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School showed their Tiger spirit Wednesday by wearing their pajamas and fuzzy slippers to school in preparation for Friday night's homecoming game. More...

Lillie Crowe hopes to keep libraries growing and improving in the future

As the new director of the Bartram Trail Regional Library System, Lillie Crowe has taken on a big responsibility - three libraries, nearly 100,000 books, nearly 12,000 registered borrowers. More...

New salon and day spa opens in Washington

Derrick Fountain cuts the ribbon at last week's grand opening of The Fountain Salon and Day Spa, joined by co-owners Deanne Crook and Dr. Doug Giles, along with friends and fellow Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce members. More...

Reception held for new cleaning service

Family, friends, and Chamber of Commerce members joined Valarie Jackson and her daughters in celebrating the opening of Jackson's Cleaning Service earlier this week at the City Hall annex. More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

Walking, rocking, reading in the rain

How would you like to safely lose 72 pounds in 12 weeks? That's what More...

Opinions

Book Review

The Seven Sins of Memory

Daniel L. Schacter is the chairman of the Psychology More...

Vox Pop

This Friday, September 22, summer ends and fall begins. Are you sorry to More...

SUMMER MOVIE REVIEW

Crank

In the grand tradition of his previous movies such as More...

Obituaries

James Carlton Bailey

Funeral services for James Carlton (Carl) Bailey, 84, of Hulin Avenue, Tignall, were held Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at the Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Edwards and Rev. Jamie Callaway officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. More...

Kelvin Crane

Funeral services for Kelvin Crane, 27, of Washington were held Sunday, September 17, 2006, at Christ City of Prayer Church, Washington, with Rev. Willie H. Rolland officiating. Burial was in the Reeves Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Tignall. More...

Samuel Grady Dunaway

Funeral services for Samuel Grady Dunaway, 87, of Winder will be held Thursday, September 21, 2006, at 3 p.m., at Smith Memory Chapel, Winder, with Dr. John Talley officiating. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. He died September 18. More...

Don't Forget

Sardis Baptist Church at Rayle will have a special concert of gospel More...

Wilkes County Board of Commissioners completes all business in brief meeting

In what was one of the shortest meetings of the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners ever (14 minutes), only one piece of business was acted on while the rest of the meeting was devoted to various announcements and routine reports. More...

Wilkes Board of Education looks at new traffic patterns for buses, cars

In its regular September meeting, the Wilkes County Board of Education discussed bus traffic problems at the high school, renewed the county's contract with RESA, and discussed the board's goals for the superintendent's evaluations. More...

Tourism director brags about Washington-Wilkes to state leaders

"What an experience! More...

Family at peace after murderer's confession

A 16-year ordeal for a local family has ended in celebration. More...

A new wheelchair for Pre-K

In a public-private collaborative, a new wheelchair has been purchased for the Washington-Wilkes Pre-K. At the presentation were (l-r) Tony Powell of Georgia Respiratory HomeCare and Medical Equipment, Mayor Willie E. More...

Free legal services available October 3 at Senior Center

Members of the staff 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, firstserved basis. More...

News

New member welcomed

Washington Kiwanis Club president Kerry McAvoy welcomes John Howard, manager of the local branch of Regions Bank, as the newest member of the club. Steve Blackmon was Howard's sponsoring member. More...

Black Sheep Squadron remembered

Michael Horgan presented a program about the famous World War II Marine Fighter Squadron known as the Black Sheep Squadron at the regular meeting of the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, September 19. More...

Winterville to salute veterans' service on Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day on November 11, there will be an appreciation day held in Winterville, using as a theme, "Thanks for Our Freedom." More...

Sports

Tigers upset top-ranked Lincoln in 3-0 shutout

In case there's anyone in Wilkes County who doesn't know, last Friday night the Washington-Wilkes Tigers defeated their neighbors and rivals, the Lincoln County Red Devils, by a score of 3-0, in Lincolnton. More...

Lady Tigers even in region after two wins in past week

The Washington-Wilkes Lady Tigers picked up a pair of shutout wins last week to even their region 8AA record to 2-2. More...

Young Tigers notch second win with 20-16 victory over Wrens

A 70-yard run off-tackle by Deon Jackson late in the game put it away for the Washington-Wilkes Middle School Tigers last Thursday as they regained the lead and captured the win over Wrens last Thursday evening at Tiger Stadium. More...

Worship

Saving grace

How many times do you go in a fast food joint and see More...

Personalities

W-WCHS names Students of the Month

Students of the Month at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School for August included (front row, l-r) Lee Thomson, Spanish; Ricola Patterson, math; Valtina Ferguson, family and consumer sciences; Maggie Cravens, band; Jessica Spradlin, social stu More...

FBC Pre-K celebrates Grandparent's Day

The PreK of First Baptist Church celebrated Grandparent's Day in style as they dressed up in "vintage clothing" to have their picture taken in Garston Townsend's "vintage truck." The grandparents were treated to a program of songs, skits, Bible verse More...

Dr. Robert J. Williams has served Wilkes and Lincoln County patients for 19 years

This article is the first in a series about Wills Memorial Hospital's More...