October 6, 2011 RSS feed / News

FCCLA officers attend conference in Covington, Ga.

Officers from the Washington- Wilkes FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) chapter attended the Fall Leadership Conference in Covington, Georgia at the FFA/FCCLA Center on September 23. More...

NGA homecoming queen to be crowned

The 2011 homecoming court for Nathanael Greene Academy includes (front row, l-r) seniors Bailey Echols, Em Baynes, Hayden Cosby, Ali Cronic, Carlie Rae Glass, Dana Durham, Libby Dowdy, (not pictured) More...

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FUMC Pre-K students enjoy theater

Students from the First United Methodist Church Pre-K pose with cast members after they attended the Washington Little Theater’s annual Children’s Theater production recently. More...

‘I am Georgia 4-H’ for Wilkes County Youths

Wilkes County 4-H’ers Celebrate National 4-H Week October 2-8, 2011

Young people in Wilkes County know that they are truly Georgia 4-h! they represent our community as they compete in various activities across our great state. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Heather Biles and John Wilson visited Mrs. Rita Johnson. .Mrs. Mary Russell's visitors were Gail Derricott, Rosa Sims, and Irene Drinkard Williams. .T.J. and Florine Norman visited J.D. Callaway. . Mrs. More...

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Do you have the Monday blues? I understand the average person doesn’t smile on Monday mornings until 11:16 a.m. I find on Facebook that so many people are dreading Mondays. Therefore, many people have Sunday blues. More...

Lights On set for October 20

The Wilkes County After-school Achiever’s Program is working hard to get ready for the Thursday, October 20, Lights On After-school program on The Square in Washington. More...

Report cards due October 12; Beta Club is selling ‘Boo-grams’

It seems this school year is flying by. The end of the nine-weeks is here and W-WMS students have been taking nine-weeks exams all week. Please look for report cards to go home with students on October 12. More...

Fall tractor pull will benefit Ronald McDonald charities

The Wilkes County Young Farmers and McDonald’s of Washington are teaming up to sponsor the Fall Truck and Tractor Pull Saturday October 8, with all proceeds benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta. More...

Band places third in S.C.

The Washington-Wilkes Tiger Band placed third in Class AA in a South Carolina competition last Saturday in its. More...

Fall cleanup important for disease control

Good sanitation this fall will reduce disease problems next spring. Many disease causing organisms can survive the winter in diseased plant debris. More...

Safari in Botswana to be topic for Friends of Library Oct. 13

Karen Stubbs will present a special pictorial program on her safari adventure in Botswana at the next The Friends of the Mary Willis Library meeting at the library on Thursday, October 13, at 3 p.m. More...

Harper’s Personal Care residents enjoy week’s visits

Mrs. Eva Bufford had lunch with Lois Greene Friday, September 23. Mrs. Bufford went on an outing Sunday. .Lawrence Burton, Travis and Bettye Armour, and Gloria Rhodes visited Harrison Barnett. More...

Lundberg News

We had good services at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. Martin preached a good message from I Corinthians 11:23-34, then the Lord’s Supper was observed. Rev. More...

Quilt of birds and flowers to be raffled at festival

Members of Tignall Homemakers are finishing the beautiful state birds and state flowers quilt to be raffled on the day of the Tignall Festival on Saturday, November 5. More...