January 26, 2012 RSS feed / News

Weather program set at primary school

First graders at Washington-Wilkes Primary School are preparing for the annual “Wild about Weather” program to be presented on Friday, February 3, at 9 a.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Rainey certified after completion of GMTI training

Washington City Councilman Kimberly Rainey received the Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association’s ( GMA) annual Mayor’s Day conference in Atlanta on Sunday, January 22. More...

Waggoners choir to sing at New Ford program on Feb. 12

The highly-regarded Waggoners Fellowship Grove Choir of Waggoners Grove Baptist Church of Colvert, Georgia, will provide the music for the upcoming Black History program at New Ford Baptist Church of Danburg.  Founded in 1855, Waggoners Grove Ch More...

Pate is first chair; others participate in UGA’s JanFest

Washington-Wilkes Tiger Band member Courtney Pate was named first chair trumpet while attending the University of Georgia JanFest last weekend. Brandon Freeman, Montell Walton, and Mary Katherine Strother also participated in the event.  More...

THE ACADEMIC CORNER

W-WCHS wins bronze award

Congratulations to Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School for earning the Bronze Award for the greatest gain in students meeting and exceeding standards. More...

Tignall News

Aren’t we an allergic group of people these days? I never heard the word allergy when I was young. I don’t think it was in our vocabulary. Some kids may have thought they were allergic to school, but that was wishful thinking. More...

RAYLE NEWS

.Ruby Chafin celebrated a birthday on Thursday, January 12. She was honored with a birthday lunch on Sunday, January 15, at the home of granddaughter Jeannie and Fred Velazquez. More...

‘Chocolati Literati’ is annual meeting theme as Friends of Library host ‘Southern Scratch’

The Friends of the Mary Willis Library (FOL) will have its annual membership meeting at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, in the meeting room of the library. More...

Kindergarten ‘centenarians’ celebrate

Amanda Hogan’s kindergarten class enjoyed fun, educational activities and learned all about the number 100 on the 100th day of school last week. More...

Stephens House distribution serves 72 families

The Stephen’s House Food Pantry held its monthly distribution day on Saturday, January 21. More...

Rewards given to top students; FLBA officers attend training

This was a week of rewards at W-WMS. First, Honor Cards were given to students that made honor roll. This card entitles the student to free lemonade every Friday during this third nine-weeks grading period. More...

Bottle digger is passionate about his hobby

Tom Duggan (left) told some amazing stories and outlined many interesting facts about bottles in Wilkes County during his presentation to the Washington Rotary Club. More...

Tignall News

Homemakers meet to elect new officers and More...

Lundberg News

We will have a fifth Sunday covered dish meal this Sunday, January 29, at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church. Come join us for good food and fellowship. .We are thankful for all the rain during the past few days. More...