May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Opinions

Fake SEALs come out of the woodwork after successful U.S. attack on Osama

The death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of the U.S. More...

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Responsibility is the fourth ‘R’

In addition to the traditional three “R’s” of education, reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic, the students at Washington-Wilkes Middle School have been learning about a fourth “R”: responsibility. More...

The releasing power of the gospel of Jesus Christ

In these verses we see a man who was deaf and mute. Read Mark 7:31-37. The man’s handicap was physical, but Jesus used the opportunity to teach a spiritual lesson.  More...

Book Review

Reminiscences of an Old Georgia Lawyer

Wilkes Countians know Kit Rushing as the editor of two works by Eliza Frances Andrews, A Family Secret and Journal of a Georgia Woman, 1970-1872. More...

Visit to Skidaway Island reveals a laid-back coastal lifestyle

SKIDAWAY ISLAND – This is a popular retirement spot, a barrier island that dates back to a time when it was inhabited by Indians, who, as you might expect, either were pushed off the island or succumbed to the white man’s diseases.  More...

Layla finds heaven in New York

The April 14 issue of The News-Reporter, reported on two dogs from the Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter that were adopted and being transported to their new homes. More...

Stock (S) of the Week PPL Corp PPL/NYSE

Public utility companies are increasingly becoming perhaps the only relatively safe security holding that can provide an attractive yield at a reasonable risk level for most investors. More...