December 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual ‘Gifts for Children’ drive starts; requests for needy children available

The Washington Police Department will again sponsor its annual More...

Pope Center construction continues

Workers are making progress on the city of Washington More...

Work continues on parallel taxiway

Heavy equipment continues to carry tons of fill dirt from a nearby field as contractor Wilkes Barnett fills in the low ground next to Washington-Wilkes Airport More...

Special Sections

The Office Cat

The Office Cat

Two papers, one week, early deadlines

Even though all the reports were not in Monday (when this is being written), the Christmas Tour of Homes has been declared a whopping success. More...

Opinions

Living Water

When the woman came to the well to draw physical water, Jesus told her he would give her eternal water and that she would never thirst again. There is miracle power in spiritual water More...

Book Review

Under Orders

Fans of Dick Francis do not need a reviewer to tell them about his books. He has published over 40 mysteries, winning numerous awards and honors for his More...

Vox Pop

Georgia lawmakers have unveiled a website, www.georgiaspeaks.com, where citizens can submit issues that they want addressed in the upcoming legislative session. What are some issues you would like to see addressed? More...

Obituaries

Willie D. Anderson

Funeral services for Willie D. Anderson, 94, of Tignall were held Saturday, December 9, 2006, at the Reeves Chapel Baptist Church, Tignall, with Rev. M.W. Gresham officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. She died December 2. Mrs. More...

Marilla Roberta Racle Jones

Funeral services for Marilla Roberta Racle Jones, 87, of Berkshire Drive, Washington, were held Thursday, December 7, 2006, at Hopkins Funeral Home with Hospice Chaplain Jeremy Carr officiating. More...

David Reed

Funeral services for David More...

Personalities

New member joins Kiwanis

Lee Benner, a retired comptroller with Great Commission Publications of Duluth, now living in Sandtown, was inducted as the newest member of the Washington Kiwanis Club in ceremonies conducted on Tuesday, December 12, at the club More...

Pet of the week

This gentle well-behaved large white male dog is neutered, vaccinated and so ready for that loving home. Please do not abandon or destroy unwanted pets. We have a very humane Animal Shelter that will feed and care for them until adopted. More...

Wise Men wisdom offered

Rotarian Gale Seibert presented an inspiring discussion of the Wise Men and Christmas Star at the regular meeting of the Washington Rotary Club on Thursday, December 7. More...

‘Night of Lights’ lighting contest set for Wednesday night, Dec. 20

The Iris Garden Club More...

Christmas Tour brings company to town; many volunteers made weekend possible

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A little too fast on the curve

Truck driver Luther Jackson of Albany was coming from Athens in a brand-new 2007 dumptruck, when he approached the tricky curve on Sam McGill Parkway below TPS. More...

Lindsey and ‘Jesus Take the Wheel’ nominated for two GRAMMY Awards

In the wake of Hillary Lindsey More...

State of Georgia deletes Sandtown, Aonia, 500 others saying our small towns ‘just clutter up’ the state map The Georgia Department of

Transportation has messed up. On their official 2006 Georgia state road maps, they More...

News

Taliaferro County School presents annual Christmas concert today

The Taliaferro County School TCS) Band Department will present its annual winter concert Thursday, December 14, at the school at 1:30 p.m. The wind ensemble will perform and is made up of middle and high school students. The ensemble will perform More...

Bring canned food instead of fines for overdue books at Mary Willis Library

Instead of bringing money to the Mary Willis Library to pay overdue fines on books, patrons are invited to bring canned food now through Saturday, December 16, and help someone in need. More...

Beta Club conducts canned food drive

The Beta Club at Washington-Wilkes Middle School sponsored a canned food competition between the homerooms at the school. A total of 2,782 food items were collected during the week of December 4-8. More...

Sports

Coe, Harrison, Cosby honored as top runners for W-W cross country

Ian Coe, Evan Harrison, and Josh Cosby got top honors as the 2006 Tiger cross country season came to a conclusion with an awards reception for middle school and high school runners held in the media center at W-WCHS December 10. More...

Tiger wrestlers continue in busy schedule of matches

The Washington-Wilkes Tiger wrestling team is continuing to put together the beginnings of another successful season. The week More...

Bowman is Player of the Week in Peach Belt for play at ASU

Tiger basketball fans don More...

Worship

Tignall Baptist fetes servants at appreciation steak dinner

The Tignall Baptist Church hosted an appreciation steak supper last Thursday night for the county and community service people who contribute so much to the county, consisting of the Tignall Volunteer Fire Department; Washington Fire Department; Bla More...

Don't Forget

The Wilkes County Board of Registrars will meet December 14, 10 a.m., in Room 323 of the Wilkes County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend. More...