December 9, 2010 RSS feed / News

Writers noted for best essays

Seventh and Eighth grade winners of the Patriot’s Pen Contest were Troy Allen, first place; Cristan Chafin, second; and Brannon James, third. Brannon James also won first place in the district. More...

Booker scholarship program to be held at Dec. 26 at 6 p.m.

The Reese J. Booker Scholarship Program will be held at the Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church Sunday, December 26, at 6 p.m.   Rev. Willie L. Crew, son of Mrs. More...

Parents vital to W-WMS education; Gates test evaluates reading skills

At W-WMS, we believe that parents play a vital part in the education of our students. For this reason we are asking all parents to complete a short survey to help us to improve the educational program at our school. More...

Children’s choir to present ‘The Last Noel’ Sunday

The Children’s Choir of the First Baptist Church will present a Christmas musical titled “The Last Noel” by Ruth Elaine and Scott Schram on Sunday evening, December 12, at 6:30 p.m.   More...

Homeowners workshop set Dec. 18

The City of Washington has set a free educational workshop aimed at local people who want to become homeowners.   The workshop is set for Saturday, December 18, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library 204 E. More...

Little Theater offers tickets as incentive for joining early

The 2011 membership drive for The Washington Little Theater Company is underway and everyone joining before January 1, 2011, will receive an extra ticket.   More...

Living History to be presented on Dec. 11 at Toombs House

Toombs Family and Friends will present a Living History Program entitled, Our Common Heritage 1860: Part II on Saturday, December 11, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. More...

Veterans, WWII are subjects of program

Ronnie James (left) spoke to the Washington Kiwanis Club about “Veterans and WWII.” He began his program with a quote by Julius Caesar as he called his Legions together with the Senate and More...

Broun’s office will host open house on Dec. 13 at Augusta/Evans office

Tenth District U.S. Congressman Paul C. Broun, M.D. will host an open house at his Augusta/Evans District Office from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, December 13.   More...

Lundberg News

It’s hard to realize that Christmastime is here already. This year has passed by so fast. At least that’s the way it seems to me. The decorations around town are so pretty. ƒWe are sorry that Mrs. More...

Annual Christmas parade was cold but participation great

Tignall had a wonderful cold Christmas parade Sunday afternoon.   The parade was led by Tignall City Police with the Washington-Wilkes Tiger Marching Band in front of the rest of the parade. There wee several floats and many antique cars. More...

Sylvia Walker wins first place at DPA, sings at ‘Songfest’

Sixth grader Sylvia Lee Walker, daughter of Ed and Selena Walker, received first place at the 4-H District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle. She sang “Silent Night.”   More...

21st Century programs for parents can help raise student achievement

Wilkes County 21st Century Achievers after-school program will begin a series of parent involvement workshops for the families involved in the grant initiative. More...

Math students create representations

Eighth-grade math students from Washington-Wilkes Middle School created examples of arithmetic and geometric sequences using toothpicks. More...

Theater sets Dec. 28 as audition date for ‘See How They Run’

Auditions for the Little Theater production of “See How They Run” will be held on Tuesday, December 28, at 7 p.m. at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse on North Alexander Avenue.   More...

Tropical fruit grown locally

Betty Cullars proudly holds her first pineapple that was grown from a cutting of a previous plant. She reports that a friend started the plant in a container which she received as a gift. More...

Retired educators’ flyer offers info designed to assist parents

In adhering to the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association’s (LWREA) mission of assisting and supporting educators and students in local communities, LWREA is providing information to parents to increase their involvement in the education More...

Administrator extols city’s benefits

City of Washington Administrator Mike Eskew visited the Washington Kiwanis Club at its regular lunch meeting on November 30 and presented an update on current and future developments for the City of Washington. More...

Water Street home returns for tour after many years

The Christmas Tour of Homes to be held on December 10 and 11 features many of Washington’s finest and most historic houses. More...

Tyrone News

I hope everyone has had a good week. I think Old Man Winter is here. As for me, I wish he would go away. I am not a cold weather person. More...

Tignall News

I wonder how many of you have ever experienced a real tea party . . . not the political movement kind. Now, I have had tea parties with my granddaughters where we used real china (my late mother-in-law’s china). More...