October 18, 2012 RSS feed / News

Police chief says dept. should reflect ‘great community’

The City of Washington Police Department is “committed to fairness and dedicated to protecting the rights of all the people,” according to Chief Theodosia Glenn, who spoke to the Washington Rotary Club about her job and the city’s p More...

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Football season ends today; FBLA has donuts for sale

The W-WMS football team will be wrapping up its season today in the game against Cedar Shoals. The game is at 5:00 at Tiger Stadium. We would like to commend our boys for a well-played season, and are proud of the growth they made. More...

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Special program will benefit Bobby and Dorlene Williams

The Gibson Grove Baptist Church family is having a special program to benefit Bobby and Dorlene Williams on Saturday, October 27, at 3 p.m. They stand in dire need of help at this time. More...

Verizon cuts ribbon on new Washington store

Adam West, Verizon’s district manager, cuts the ribbon on the new Washington Verizon store surrounded by fellow Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce members, friends, and employees including s More...

Lions Club plans chicken barbecue for next Saturday

The Washington Lions Club will serve chicken barbecue dinners on Saturday, October 27, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  More...

RAYLE NEWS

Congratulations to Jim and Karan Newsome on the arrival of their grandchild, Rylan Michael Peek. Rylan was born on Sunday, October 7, to Dave and Mandy Newsome Peek of Acworth. May this new life be filled with love, laughter, and joy. . More...

Lundberg News

The young adults of Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church will be making plans for a fall festival to be held Saturday, November 3. Mark your calendar and come join us for lots of good food, fun, and laughter… more about this later.  More...

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1. Taken (PG-13) Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace 2. Hotel Transylvania (PG) animated 3. Pitch Perfect (PG-13) Amy Kendrick, Brittany Snow 4. Looper (R) Joseph Gordon- Levitt, Bruce Willis 5. Frankenweenie (PG) animated 6. More...

Four attend Georgia Youth Summit learn about community leadership

Wilkes County young people Tabatha Welch, Wishah Aamir, Brooke Standard, and Erin Wilson attended the sixth biennial Georgia Youth Summit, a program sponsored by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and Georgia 4-H.  More...

Swann, Guin finish basic training at Lackland AF Base

Air Force Airman Kyle M. Swann and Airman Justin L. More...

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W-WMS RRR (Rescue, Remediate, and Recover) Mission

At W-WMS, we are excited to begin a new quarter, and are starting the second nine-weeks off with a bang! More...

W-W members of FCCLA attend Georgia leadership conference

Youth from the Washington- Wilkes Comprehensive High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a weekend leadership conference held at the FFA- FCCLA Center in Covington.  More...

Stokes to present program at CWRT meeting Monday

Karen Stokes, processing archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society in Charleston, will present “South Carolina Civilians in Sherman’s Path” to the Washington Civil War Round Table meeting on Monday evening, October 22, at More...

Geddings says ATC facility could reverse county’s trends

In a county with nearly 12 percent unemployment and 38 percent of workers without a high school diploma or GED, where a third of children drop out of school before grade 12, something needs to be done to reverse these trends, according to County Comm More...

Tignall News

When the Tignall Homemakers club met last month, a couple from Elberton walked through the North Wilkes Library and met some of the members. The lady asked if anyone in the group knew Barbara Rhodes. More...

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