December 19, 2013 RSS feed / News

Library now offers download service for audio, eBooks

The Bartram Trail Regional Library System participates in the Georgia Download Destination Consortium (GADD) providing patrons with the opportunity to download audio books and eBooks from a collection shared by libraries across the state.  More...

Beta Club to donate over 1,000 food items

Members of the Washington-Wilkes Middle School Beta Club (l-r) Ford Walker, Kierra Blackburn, Curt Gammon, and Ted Smith were among those who collected 1,043 food items and $158 in cash donations dur More...

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

... in a Caribbean tropical paradise

  Mary Smith and Nuzette Jenkins took their copy of The News-Reporter on a trip to the Bahamas. They are shown above enjoying their recent visit in Coco Cay, one of the Berry Islands just south of Grand Bahama Island. More...

Turner will speak at Booker scholarship program on Dec. 22

Rev. Katherine Jones Turner of Springhill Baptist Church is scheduled to speak at the Reese J. Booker Scholarship program Sunday, December 22, at Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church beginning at 6 p.m.  Rev. More...

Prepare now for when winter storms blow into town

It’s a Southern tradition. Whenever the forecast calls for snow, folks dash to the store and deplete the supply of bread and milk. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Kelly and I enjoyed seeing Maebrynn perform with her class at the Washington Dance Academy on Tuesday, December 10. The whole class was delighted to visit with Santa Claus after their performance. More...

Joe Landrum is guest of honor at birthday party

Joe Landrum was guest of honor Sunday afternoon at a birthday party in the Danburg Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The party was hosted by the ladies of the church, in celebration of Mr. Landrum’s 90th birthday. Mr. More...

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‘Be Young, Be Foolish’ with the Tams’ New Year’s Eve dinner, concert celebration

Back by popular demand, the legendary R&B/beach music group The Tams will performs at a New Year’s Eve dinner and concert. Tickets are still available.  More...

Booker Scholarship program to be held at Mark’s Tabernacle

The Reese J. Booker Scholarship program will be held at Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church on Sunday, December 22, at 6 p.m. with Rev. More...

Enjoying the spirit of the season

Christmastime is a crazy, fun time at Washington-Wilkes Primary School! More...

Parents encouraged to attend event featuring ‘Let’s Go Higher!’ theme

Parents are invited to be the special guests of Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Wilkes County for a “Holiday Parent Café Gathering” on Thursday, December 19, at 6 p.m. More...

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Virtuous Women to present concert at Springfield Baptist

The Virtuous Women of Praise will present a “Reunion Concert” at Springfield Baptist Church on Saturday, December 28, in a special event free to the public.  Special guest artists for the concert will include the Anointed Believers o More...

Christmas play, caroling in the neighborhood hosted at Mt. Carmel Baptist December 15

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church presented its annual Christmas program on Sunday, December 15, where the highlight of the program was a play entitled “The Guest” directed by Carolyn Harper. More...

Tignall News

It’s a busy time with everyone trying to get the right gift for each person. When going through the checkout counter of Sports Academy I spied a thermal Duck Dynasty cup (plastic). I was interested until I saw the price was $18.99. More...

Lundberg News

. There was a good attendance at services at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. We all were glad James Braxton was able to attend. It was his birthday. Ally Hucke, Morgan Dove, and Keely McKellar sang a special song just for him. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Frozen (PG) animated 2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson 3. Out of the Furnace (R) Christian Bale, Casey Affleck 4. More...