December 1, 2011 RSS feed / News

Local support appreciated

Louise McClearen received a Certificate of Appreciation for her support and volunteer time to the Washington-Wilkes Chapter Sons of the American Revolution. More...

W-WMS Corner

Boys basketball team undefeated; girls and wrestlers also winning

The first semester will end on December 16. That means we have a very busy few weeks before Christmas break.  More...

Feeding those in need

They bagged potatoes – pounds and pounds of them. More...

Christmas at Callaway slated Dec. 9-11; decorators needed

Christmas at Callaway Plantation will be held this year Friday through Sunday, December 9-11, from 4-8 p.m. The Plantation is located five miles west of Washington on Highway 78 across from the Washington- Wilkes Airport.  More...

Outlines government services

Anne S. More...

Chamber Spotlight

The a new recurring feature in News- Reporter

Chamber of Commerce kicks off new feature with More...

Road to Recovery needs volunteers to drive patients

The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program in Wilkes County currently has a crucial need for volunteers who are willing to drive cancer patients to and from their lifesaving cancer treatments.  More...

Tignall News

Christmas shopping has become very dangerous. There is Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and before you know it there will be Wicked Wednesday. More...

Lundberg News

We had good services at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. Barry McAvoy preached a good message. This was his last Sunday with us after being here for the months of October and November. We enjoyed having him and Mrs. More...

Broun’s ‘Congress on the Square’ will send representatives Dec. 15

U.S. Representative Paul Broun has announced that he will hold “Congress on the Square” in two local communities. Members of Congressman Broun’s staff will set up mobile offices next month in both Wilkes and Lincoln counties.  More...

Eighth graders say Post’s story got it wrong

Pam Hall’s eighth-grade class at Washington-Wilkes Middle School took issue with the recent story in The Washington (D.C.) Post which reported on the mayoral election held in Washington, Georgi More...

CSRA unemployment remains the same at 10.3 percent in Oct.

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) was unchanged at 10.3 percent from September to October. More...

Police force assists Stephen’s House

The force was with us last Saturday at the Stephen’s House Food Pantry. Washington Police Department Officers R. J. More...

Revolutionary privates remembered

The Washington-Wilkes Chapter SAR and the Kettle Creek Chapter DAR helped sponsor an Elbert County historical ceremony on November 12 during which Privates Zachariah Butler and his son Patrick receiv More...

Sign-up has begun for SURE benefits for losses in 2010

Kyle Brown, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency, Georgia, Wilkes-Lincoln-Taliaferro County Executive Director, reminds producers that the sign-up for 2010 losses began in November and will end June 1, 2012.  More...

Farmers State Bank celebrates 100 years

Farmers State Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 4 with hundreds of customers, friends, and family attending a cookout on the Bank’s front lawn. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Well, I do not know about y’all, but my four-day Thanksgiving holiday was very much needed! More...