November 22, 2012 RSS feed / News

Friends of the Dark raises funds for new street lights in Sharon

In early July, the Sharon City Council unanimously agreed on a community-based lighting plan that would recognize the benefits of proper outdoor lighting and would maintain and complement the unique character and attributes of the area. More...

Community helpers visit FBC Pre-K, tell kids what it takes to do their jobs

The First Baptist Church Pre- Kindergarten has welcomed a series of community helpers during the months of October and November to teach the students about the roles of various members of the community. More...

‘Oliver!’ auditions set to begin Nov. 19 for spring offering

Auditions for Oliver!, the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist, will be held Monday, November 19, and Monday, November 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse for all parts and chorus.  More...

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Washington is ‘a great place to live’

Having been here a long time and having seen a lot, City Administrator Mike Eskew (left) told the Washington Rotary Club that Washington is a great place to live – for a long time. More...

Mrs. Santa Claus will take requests on December 7-8

There are so many wonderful children in Washington, Georgia and the surrounding area. So many in fact, Santa has asked Mrs. Claus to assist in making sure each and every child gets exactly what he or she wants for Christmas.  Mrs. More...

Chamber orchestra will join local choir for presentation of Messiah on Nov. 30

What better way is there to begin the Christmas season than with a presentation of Handel’s Messiah.  The well-known and oft-performed oratorio will be presented by the Washington Little Theater Company featuring the Washington Choral and More...

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‘Love and Care in a Shoebox’ needs givers for 7th outreach

Christmas gift boxes are beginning to come in for the seventh annual “Operation Love and Care in a Shoebox” which will deliver a gift box to every senior in every elder care facility in Wilkes County.  More...

Nice to meet you, take me home and love me

Buffy, a 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier from the Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter, meets one-year-old Ronald Carnes at Saturday’s “I’d Rather Be in Tignall” Festival. More...

Annual Christmas Parade set for Dec. 2 beginning at 3 p.m.

The North Wilkes Steering Committee is sponsoring its annual Christmas parade which will take place on Sunday, December 2. Let’s keep an interest in the parade for the children (and most adults) in our community to enjoy.  More...

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I caved this week and opened a can of cranberry sauce. I could not wait until next week. Kelly looked dubious when I served it with mashed potatoes and fried deer cube, but it was delicious! More...

Christmas trees now available from Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Washington began its annual Christmas tree sale on Wednesday, November 21, at the JE Equipment Rental lot located at the corner of Robert Toombs Avenue and the North By-Pass (across the road from McDonald’s).  More...

Collector explains bottle labels

Bottle digger/collector Tom Duggan (right) informed and amused members of the Washington Rotary Club with photographs and descriptions of his extensive collection of drink bottles. More...

HOSA members earn distinction at conference

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School HOSA officers attended the organization’s Fall Leadership Conference in Atlanta on November 8-9, where Ivy Safrit, Region 7 Representative, led the Region 7 meeting and was also in charge of a worksho More...

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W-WCHS teachers: achievements that support our students

In our previous submission for this column, we spotlighted just a few of the teachers who have earned recognition for their achievements. As a continuation, we spotlight Lillian Andrews-Booker and Ann Haughey.  More...

W-WPS students surpass goal of collections for Food Pantry

During the month of November, students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School are collecting food to help stock the God’s Marketplace Food Pantry. More...

Pilcher will speak of Longstreet at CWRT meeting on Monday

Richard Pilcher of the Longstreet Society in Gainesville, Georgia, will present “Lt. Gen. More...

Christmas tours at Callaway Plantation set December 7-8

Callaway Plantation’s Christmas Candlelight Tour will be held Friday, December 7, fom 4-9 p.m., and the regular Christmas Tour will be Saturday, December 8, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  More...

Episcopalians to serve lunch, open Country Kitchen Dec. 1

The Episcopal Church Women of the Church of the Mediator will be serving their traditional luncheon on Saturday, December 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the Parish House. More...

EQIP and CSP help cattle farmers like Wheatley improve operations

When he leads, they follow. However, this wasn’t always the case for Herman Wheatley when it came to running his cattle operation. Moving 100 head of cattle from one pasture to another was a very time consuming and labor intensive job. More...

Junior Beta Club presents check

The students and faculty at Washington-Wilkes Middle School, along with Junior Beta Club members, raised $600 for the Beta Sigma Phi Nancy C. Long Cancer fundraiser. More...

Tignall News

We do stop and think about all that we are thankful for on Thanksgiving and sometimes that’s the only time we think about it. Some people are thankful because it’s also a time for no dieting. More...

Rev. Glaze honored for 10 years service at Pole Branch Bapt.

Pole Branch Missionary Baptist Church honored its pastor, Rev. Joe L. Glaze, his wife, Diana, and daughter, Kennedy, for 10 years of faithful service to the church on Sunday, November 11. More...