May 31, 2012 RSS feed / News

LWREA presents annual scholarships

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School graduating seniors (from right) NaTasia Fanning and Hannah Ward received scholarships from the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) present More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... on Paradise Island in the Bahamas

  The News-Reporter recently cruised to the Bahamas with Adele Seymour (center) and her family. The excursion was a gift from her children (l-r) Mike and Lauren Seymour and Denise and Jeff Johnson. More...

At play after a museum visit

Madison Porterfield, Karra Jordan, and Whitney Dawson enjoy some time in a riverfront park after touring the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta. More...

Hot holiday weekends are perfect times for Italian tradition of riposo after lunch

With summer’s heat upon us and a long holiday weekend to enjoy it, I’m reminded of a wonderful Italian tradition, one that’s perfect for this time of year.  More...

USS Kearsarge earns 2nd award for excellence; Taylor on board

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Travel insurance helps protect you from vacation problems

With summer vacations on the horizon, Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgia travelers to consider purchasing travel insurance to protect themselves against possible vacation cancellation or interruption.  More...

Hammond receives national award for service to children

Britt Hammond, juvenile court judge for the Toombs Judicial Circuit, received the 2012 “Mitchell Wendell Jurist Award” at the 38th Annual Association of Administrators for the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (AAICPC) Confe More...

Storyteller-humorist Irwin will entertain at library on Tuesday

Storyteller and humorist Andy Offutt Irwin will perform at the Mary Willis Library on Tuesday, June 5, beginning at 10 a.m.  More...

Farm Safety Camp set June 5 is open to children ages 6-11

The Wilkes/Lincoln Farm Safety Camp will be held next Tuesday, June 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the McGill-Woodruff Agriculture Center in Washington.  More...

Fountain Campground to hold Campmeeting June 2-10

Fountain Campground will hold its annual Campmeeting on June 2-10.  More...

Where in The world is News-Reporter ...

... in the Rain Forest

Sara Willis took her News-Reporter to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, where she visited the Manuel Antonio National Park. The park is a small biological peninsula and is the country’s most scenic and beautiful national park. More...

CSRA unemployment remains unchanged at 9.3% for April

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) was unchanged at 9.3 percent from March to April. More...

Farmers predict 60-million-pound blueberry harvest

It’s time to dust off those killer pie and muffin recipes. Georgia’s blueberry season is in full swing.  More...

‘Southern Influence’ to perform at ‘Music in the Park’ this Sat.

The Taliaferro County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Classic South Events, will host the second annual “Music in the Park” series on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 5 p.m. in Golucke Park in Crawfordville. More...

Tignall News

Vacation time! Children now have entertainment along the way on their vacation trips with the TV in their vehicles. They watch movies on the trips. One of my grandchildren said once that the trip they were taking was a two movie trip. More...

Lundberg News

Attendance was down a bit at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. There is still a number of sick members. We were happy to have James Braxton back and able to teach the adult class. He is still not up to par, but is getting better. More...