February 27, 2014 RSS feed / News

Sorority donates to Cancer Fund; other avenues are also available

Funds recently raised by the Eta Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at the annual Nancy C. Long Cancer benefit have been donated to the Wilkes County Cancer Relief Fund. More...

Rotarians collect rice for God’s Marketplace

Each month, on their first meeting of the month, members of the Washington Rotary Club bring a designated food item for donation to the food pantry program at God’s Marketplace. More...

THE ACADEMIC CORNER

Georgia school parent survey

Parents of W-WCHS students, as well as parents of students throughout our school system, are encouraged to complete an online survey from the Georgia Department of Education. More...

UNSUNG HERO OF WILKES COUNTY – REV. DR. BEN KENNETH WILLIS

‘His dual careers as a minister and educator intersected as he helped others’

Highly regarded educator and minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Rev. Dr. Ben Kenneth Willis retired in 2011 from his career as an educator after more than 28 years in the Wilkes, Oglethorpe, and Barrow County school systems. More...

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RAYLE NEWS

Brooke Porter, Kaitlyn, Kaidyn, and Bryson joined Bonnie Boatwright for breakfast at the Huddle House on Tuesday, February 18. Afterward, Kaitlyn and Kaidyn spent the day with their great-grandmother at her home in Rayle.  More...

Lundberg News

Here I sit late Sunday night, after watching the closing of the Olympics, trying to get this little bit of news down on paper and I’m so sleepy.  . I didn’t watch the Olympics very much. More...

Car thief sought but not considered dangerous

If you have a police scanner, and most of you do, you already know that 16-year-old Wesley Benfield escaped from the Young Men’s Rehabilitation Center Friday night. More...

Sign up now for Talent Showcase set March 28

The 32nd annual Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase will be held on Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the Washington Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. The art entry deadline is March 18 at 10 a.m. More...

Kindergarten registration set March 3-7

Washington-Wilkes Primary School will hold kindergarten (five-year-olds) registration for the 2014-2015 school year the week of March 3-7 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the school. More...

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Honored for maximum service

Joe Lewis Cullars was honored upon his retirement from the Farm Service Agency County Committee on which he served as Minority Advisor for nine consecutive years, the maximum allowed for that positio More...

Raytown youth group helps with cleanup

When winter storm Pax made its track across Georgia, depositing inches of ice on trees, the result was downed power lines and tons of limb debris scattered throughout neighborhoods. More...

Tignall News

We have seen some signs of spring already...yay!...like dirt dobber’s nest, lizards, birds joining a choir, daffodils, baseball season beginning and, thank the Lord, days are getting a little longer. I want to see more than this. More...