July 29, 2010 RSS feed / News

Sardis Baptist sets annual revival for August 8-10, 7 p.

Sardis Baptist Church in Rayle will hold revival services for three days next month beginning with the morning worship service on Sunday, August 8, at 11 a.m.   Rev. More...

Clark’s Station sets homecoming service for Sunday, August 8

Clark’s Station Baptist Church on the Newtown Road at Jackson Crossroads will have homecoming on Sunday, August 8, followed by revival services through Wednesday, August 11.   The speaker for the Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. More...

County Line Baptist homecoming service to be held August 1

County Line Baptist Church in Wilkes County will be celebrating its 213th homecoming on Sunday, August 1, at 11 a.m. More...

... near the west coast

Lillian (Bell) Lovvorn and Sheila L. Poss took their News-Reporter for two week vacation in Corona, California, to visit family. More...

McLeroy competes at Futurity

Josh McLeroy of the Washington-Wilkes FFA Chapter uses adhesive to fit his steer before competing in the 2010 Georgia Junior Beef Futurity July 15-17. Josh exhibited his crossbred steer and heifer. More...

Abnormally dry conditions return to parts of Georgia

Following a wet winter and early spring, Georgia’s summer has been generally hot and dry. Much of northwest, north-central, southwest, east and coastal Georgia are abnormally dry. More...

W-WCHS sets two Open House events to assist freshmen (Wed.) and upperclassmen (Thur.)

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School has announced that two different times have beenset aside in order for students and parents to become familiar with the school’s campus. More...

W-WMS makes AYP for sixth straight year; Open House to be held Aug. 5 from 2-4 p.m.

By BILL PENDREY   W-WMS principal   WE did it AGAIN! Washington Wilkes Middle School has made Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) for SIX consecutive years! We are expected to earn the 2010 Title I Distinguished School title again.   More...

Watson-Brown Junior Board awards grant for restoration

The Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board – Thomson Chapter – has announced the awarding of a grant to the Augusta Heritage Academy, Inc., in the amount of $7,875 to assist with restoring the second floor of the Houghton School building f More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... at a world-famous beach

The News-Reporter accompanied this group of vacationers to Daytona Beach, Florida, last week and convinced Jon Conard to take the picture of Logan Warrenfells and Jonathan Conard (front), Scott and Jennifer Cragle, Renee Young, Jeff and Shelley Warre More...

Jones descendants hold reunion and fish fry at Rhodes home

Descendants of Crayton Jones and Laura Moss Jones held a family reunion July 10-11.   More...

Price Rogers to play in world series game in Guntersville, Ala.

Price Rogers, who plays with the Dixie Boys baseball team of Columbia County, will be leaving Thursday for Guntersville, Ala., to play in the Dixie Pre Majors World Series. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Guests of Mrs. Datez Turmon were Bob Nemeth, Nettie Turmon Nemeth, Barbara Turmon Harrison, and Donnie Walton. ƒMarie Drinkard, Effie Ware, and Emma Lewis visited Mrs. Mary Russell. ƒVisiting Mrs. More...

Mallorysville VBS hosts 52 attending nightly July 21-25

Mallorysville Baptist Church had Vacation Bible School June 21-25 with an average attendance of 52 each night.   Director of the school was Dianne Compton. Rev. Donnie Berry is the pastor. More...

Presbyterian children study Bible passages at VBS

The Washington Presbyterian Church held Vacation Bible School July 11-16, each evening, and averaged 15 children per night from ages Pre-Kindergarten through those entering the sixth grade. More...

Homecoming at Phillips Mill set for Sunday, Aug. 8, at 11

Phillips Mill Baptist Church in the Tyrone area of Wilkes County will have its 225th homecoming Sunday, August 8.   More...

Stock Quotes

A lok back:

I suggested Sherwin Williams the week of Christmas 2009. The price then was $59. Today the stock closed at $69.68 ... an increase of around 18%.   Almost never do I buy a stock with the idea of a sale in a few months. More...

Donation supports fireworks on The Square

The Eta Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi donated $100 to the Chamber of Commerce in support of the July 4th fireworks display. More...

W-WPS is expecting academic excellence

Washington-Wilkes Primary School is gearing up for the 2010-11 school year, with teachers returning to work on Tuesday, August 3. The staff will welcome the smiling faces of its kindergarten through third grade students on Friday, August 6. More...

All drivers at new school complex urged to follow new traffic rules

With school beginning Friday, August 6, for students in Wilkes County, W-WCHS and W-WMS personnel want parents to know the latest in traffic flow in and around campus for the 2010-2011 school year. THERE ARE SOME CHANGES FROM LAST YEAR!   More...

Students, parents invited to be part of W-WES T.E.A.M.

The hallways of Washington-Wilkes Elementary School are empty and quiet for now, but on Friday, August 6, things at W-WES will look and sound quite different as approximately 350 Pre-K, fourth-, and fifthgrade students return for the first day of th More...

Victory Baptist sets homecoming service for Sunday, Aug. 8

Victory Baptist Church on the Newtown Road in Wilkes County will have homecoming on Sunday, August 8. The service will mark the 45th anniversary of the church which began in 1965 with Lawrence Griffith as the founding pastor. More...

Tignall News

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. I know everyone has heard this. That’s what happened when a family was away vacationing for about a week. More...

Homemakers Club enjoys lunch July 15 at Elberton shop

Members of the Tignall Homemakers Club and their guests enjoyed lunch together on July 15 at the McIntosh Coffee Shoppe in Elberton. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Sardis Baptist Church will have revival services starting Sunday morning, August 8. An ice cream social will follow the evening service which begins at 6 p.m. The Monday and Tuesday evening services will be at 7 p.m. Rev. More...

Lundberg News

We had good services in revival at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Donald Walton gave inspiring messages each evening. Everyone enjoyed the homemade ice cream supper and fellowship hour after services Wednesday night. More...