September 13, 2007 RSS feed / News

Tickets now on sale for WLTCo's Gala set for October 6

Tickets are on sale now for the Washington Little Theater Company's Annual Gala which will be held Saturday, October 6, following the 3 p.m. performance of "The Washington Follies." The Gala will begin at 5 p.m. More...

Simmonds graduates from USAF training at Lackland AFB

Air Force Airman Megue'l S. Simmonds has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The Airman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Brittain Jr. and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Binns Jr. More...

Learning in Retirement programs start with national parks out west

The Washington Chapter of Learning in Retirement Inc. More...

Post 17 GSP troopers work 10 Aug. wrecks, issue 116 citations

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 10 traffic accidents during the month of August in Wilkes County. Sergeant First Class Derrick Durden said the traffic crashes resulted in 15 injuries. More...

Voters should be sure all is in order for eligibility to vote in next election

Election day will be here before you know it and now is the time to make sure you are ready. More...

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GPEE Bus Tour participants to visit W-WES

When the GPEE Bus Trip participants visit Washington-Wilkes Elementary School on September 25, they will see that WWES follows the example set by the state of Georgia as it leads the country in the use of technology in education. More...

Mickey Rooney headlines PAC season opening at UGA

The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center opens the 2007- 2008 season with the legendary Mickey Rooney on Friday, October 5, at 8 p.m., in Hodgson Concert Hall. More...

WoW presents new flag

Olin Newby, representative for Woodmen of the World (center), presented a new Georgia state flagto Washington-Wilkes Elementary School. Pictured with Newby are Instructional Coach Janet Pharr (left) and Principal Wanda Jenkins. More...

HOSA-sponsored blood drive draws praise from Shepeard

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club sponsored a blood drive at the school Thursday August 30. More...

Lundberg News

We had a pretty good attendance at Clifford's Grove Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. Martin preached a good message from Psalms 2:1-12. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Sardis Baptist Church enjoyed having their new pastor, Rev. Jim Newsome, bring an inspiring message Sunday morning. Monica Gunter led in the singing of beautiful old hymns with Pam Hall as pianist. More...

Aonia News

Cooler weather is on the way. I am so glad. I dislike hot weather, triple digit weather anyway. How time flies. It will soon be 2008; less than four months away. More...

Dairy farmers set district meeting Friday, Sept. 14

Dairy farmers of the Wilkes County area will hold their district meeting Friday, September 14, at the McGill-Woodruff Agricultural Center in Washington, beginning at 12 p.m. More...

School's 4-H Club elects officers; sports teams seasons underway

This month, two students have been chosen from each grade for having a positive attitude, a strong desire to learn, excellent behavior and a willingness to help others. From the sixth grade, Christian Keiser and Dominique Welborn have been chosen. More...

Hope needs a home

This mature female Beagle needs a caring home. She is vaccinated and spayed. She is calm, affectionate, and would be a loving pet for a senior person. More...

Hansford accepted MCG grad program for nurse anesthesia

Elizabeth Hansford has been accepted as a student in the Nurse Anesthesia School at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. Elizabeth did her undergarduate work at the University of Georgi a . More...

Tells how to protect assets

Tom Greene, president of Liberty Street Investment Management in Athens, Georgia, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, September 11. More...

Retired educators hold planning meeting

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) held its 2007-2008 planning meeting at the old schoolhouse at Callaway Plantation. More...

Laniece Bell moves into Active Army

Army Private Laniece Bell has gone from Army Reservist to Active Army. Bell is now assigned to 716th Military Police at Ft. Campbell, Ky. Pvt. Bell is a food service specialist. More...

Tignall News

Many out-of-town family members of the Rhodes family were here for the past weekend especially for the fly-in. Those visiting William Rhodes were Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Rhodes and Nadia of Norway; Mr. and Mrs. More...

Rhodes family gathers at old homeplace for annual fly-in and reunion on September 9

Descendants of John Wright (son of John and Lois) and Eula Lee (Walker) Rhodes gathered at the old homeplace on Sunday, September 9, for a fly-in and barbecue family reunion. More...

Tyrone News

The historical Presbyterian Church in nearby Philomath is in need of more funds to restore the building. The Preservation Fundraisers Committee, made up of interested residents, is planning a special fundraiser Saturday, September 29. More...