September 6, 2012 RSS feed / News

Announces publication of sports history

Skeet Willingham (left) gave the Washington Rotary Club a preview of his new book, From Terrors to Tigers: The Story of Wilkes County Football, which is due out this week. More...

City’s virtues enumerated

The City of Washington is in “pretty good shape” compared with many parts of the country, City Administrator Mike Eskew (right) told the Washington Kiwanis Club last week. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter

... going postal in Canada

David and Gail Hunter took their News-Reporter to the 108th National Rural Letter Carriers Association convention in Buffalo, New York, and visited Niagara Falls on a side excursion. More...

W-WMS Corner

Progress Reports set for Sept. 12; FCA will have Club Day on Friday

W-WMS is determined to prove that this will, once again, be a great year in academics and sports. Everyone has been working diligently to ensure the gains made thus far. More...

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‘Sons of Lincoln County’ to be McCall’s topic at lecture series

Phil McCall, an amateur historian from Woodstock, Georgia, will be the guest speaker for the fourth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society. More...

Kettle Creek DAR to host workshop on heritage research

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Hinesley speaks to Optimist Club

Toombs District Superior Court Judge Hal Hinesley (right) was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Optimist Club of Washington where he encouraged everyone to take responsibility as a juror s More...

Tignall News

Seeing Kip Burke’s remarks on Neil Armstrong brought back my memories of the first steps on the moon. I was teaching in Elberton at the time. We went to my parents’ home and watched the first walk on the moon with them. More...

Wilkes 4-H’er exhibits at Clemson show

Wilkes County 4-H’er Madison Gunter participated in the South Carolina Junior Beef Round-up held at Clemson University last month. More...

‘Living Proof Live’ simulcast slated at FUMC for Sept. 15

Best-selling author and nationally acclaimed Bible teacher Beth Moore will be featured in her “life changing” teaching and worship event, “Living Proof Live,” for women across the world through a global simulcast event on Satu More...

Bluegrass Festival to kick off busy month at Elijah Clark

September promises to be a busy month for the Friends of Elijah Clark, a group geared toward making the park a better place to visit and play.  Basically, the Friends, one of approximately 50 such auxiliaries in the state, makes a concentrated e More...

Lions Club plans chicken barbecue for this Saturday

The Washington Lions Club will serve chicken barbecue dinners this Saturday, September 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  More...

THE ACADEMIC CORNER

‘Tiger Bucks’ reward students for positive behavior

This year at Washington-Wilkes Elementary the Positive Behavior Incentive System is being implemented to promote positive behavior throughout the school. PBIS is an incentive program that rewards students for exhibiting positive behaviors. More...

New account at FSB will benefit Montgomerys

An account has been opened at Farmers State Bank for Karleigh Montgomery, 18-month-old daughter of Luke and Rebekah, who suffers from infantile spasms (seizures).  Luke is a deputy with the Wilkes County Sheriff ’s Office and Rebekah is a More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter

... at the Blarney Castle and Gardens

  Milton and Jeanette Broome took theirPRICE EVER!News-Reporter on a vacation for an early celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. They went to Blarney Castle, home of Blarney Stone, in SAVECork,$the County 10Ireland. More...

Women of Wisdom conference slated September 26-28

The New Sutton Temple Baptist Church invites$14999the public toSAVE More...

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Lundberg News

I sat here for a couple of hours Friday afternoon trying to find people who had news, but didn’t have much luck. Those that answered their phone didn’t have any except Trudy.  . More...