July 8, 2010 RSS feed / News

Ted Richard Knowles

Ted Richard Knowles, 63, of Washington, died June 29, 2010, in the University Hospital, Augusta.   Mr. Knowles was a native of Gardena, California, and the son of the late Lt. Col. Carl Richard and Helen Stephenson Knowles. More...

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Charlotte Ritchie to perform concert at Clark’s Station

Gospel singer Charlotte Ritchie will be presented in concert at Clark’s Station Baptist Church on Saturday, July 10, at 6 p.m. This will be Ritchie’s second concert at Clark’s Station.   More...

Tomato trees are quick to produce but fruit not as sweet as traditional

From the Chia Pet to the Topsy Turvy tomato planter, every year the newest wave of garden gadgets or plants hits the marketplace. One of the newest is the tomato tree. More...

A lok back :

Exxon was discussed in this column on 10/22/2010 when its price was about $70 per share. It is down about 16% to around $59. Has the BP disaster in the Gulf impacted this stock price? More...

Annual Watermelon Festival set at Hickory Hill August 7

“No watermelon, no foul.”   – Edward, Twilight   More...

Tig nall News

Vacations are a time to look forward to all year and then when the time slowly arrives it is quickly over. Then we need another vacation to get over the real vacation. Vacations have really changed over the years. More...

Pole Branch holds Youth Day program on Sunday, June 27

Pole Branch Missionary Baptist Church held its annual Youth Day program Sunday, June 27, during regular services. More...

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... coolin’ it on the river

The First United Methodist Church took The News-Reporter on a trip to Helen, Georgia, last week for tubing down the Chattahoochee River. More...

Eighteen arrests for drunk driving lead June law enforcement tally

The June monthly roundup of arrests by state and local law enforcement agencies in Wilkes County include arrests for growing marijuana and a large number of arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol.   More...

Talks about new Rural Health Clinics

Dr. Lester Johnston (right) told members of the Washington Rotary Club about the soon-to-be-established Rural Health Clinics in connection with Wills Memorial Hospital. More...

Autographed racing jacket is fund-raiser for T.J. and Friends

Bill Elliot, Junior Johnson, Kurt Bush, Kacey Kayne, and Greg Biffle are some of the NASCAR personalities whose autographs appear on this racing jacket to be raffled as a fund-raiser for the T.J. More...

Kim Jackson earns master’s degree at DeVry University

Kimberly L. Jackson was awarded the degree of Master of Accounting and Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University on June 20. More...

LaTasha Johnson gets promotion at McDuffie Co. BOE

LaTasha Johnson has been named the Director of Human Resources for the McDuffie County Board of Education. More...

Don't Forget

Victory Baptist Church on the Newtown Road will have homecoming, celebrating 45 years, on August 8. Lawrence Griffeth, former pastor, will be preaching in the morning service. More...

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... taken out to the ball game

Wes and Brett Tanner treated their father, Phil Tanner, and their News- Reporter to a trip to Turner Field to see the Atlanta Braves play the Kansas City Royals on Father’s Day. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The news is short this week because of The News-Reporter being closed this week in observance of Independence Day, so we had an early deadline. Please call me with all your news for next week. More...

Margaret Fortson honored with party for 80th birthday

Boots and Shirley Gunter hosted birthday party Sunday afternoon, June 27, for Margaret Fortson who celebrated her 80th birthday.   Delicious refreshments were served along with lemonade and strawberry cake baked by Shirley.   More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Gail Galbreath and Ronnie McAvoy visited Mrs. Bernice McAvoy. ƒGuests of Mrs. Libby Ivey were Sally Hopkins, Kristopher Appling, and John Ivey. More...

El Nino weather pattern to give Georgia hotter, drier weather throughout summer

With July rolling in like a fireball, there’s no telling what new heights thermometers will reach during the remainder of the summer.   More...

Qualifying closes for two seats on Wilkes Board of Education

Qualifying closed Friday for two seats on the Wilkes County Board of Education that will be on the non-partisan ballot in November’s General Election.   More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Gail Galbreath and Ronnie McAvoy visited Mrs. Bernice McAvoy. ƒGuests of Mrs. Libby Ivey were Sally Hopkins, Kristopher Appling, and John Ivey. More...