May 15, 2014 RSS feed / News

Grateful to Ingles for prom donations

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School junior Christan Chafin presented a thank you card signed by the entire junior class to Ingles Store Manager Jason Brewster last Tuesday in recognition of t More...

Third Shiloh’s ‘Walk for Christ’ is this Saturday at Avery Center

Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association’s Rev. G.L. Avery Center will be the location of “Give Back to the Community Day” set for Monday, May 26.  More...

Ashton Andrews is top reader

Third grader Ashton Andrews earned over 200 points using the Accelerated Reader program. More...

21st Century Out-of-School Time Achievers will offer all-day summer program June 2-26

The Wilkes County 21st Century Out-of-School Time Achievers will be hosting an all-day summer program this year at the Washington- Wilkes Middle School/ Washington- Wilkes Comprehensive High School campus. More...

Booker-War then fundraising effort to be held May 25

The public is invited to the Reese J. Booker and Rosa Grant Warthen Annual Memorial College Scholarship Fundraising Program to be held the fourth Sunday in May (May 25) at the Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. More...

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

... on a special surprise getaway

  Vivian and Jule Hulin were the happy recipients of a surprise trip to the Dominican Republic given by their daughter, Lakisha, on Easter weekend. More...

Use of food stamps rises in Wilkes County

The use of food stamps in Wilkes County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program.  T More...

Children’s dedication held at Tignall Baptist

In a special ceremony at Tignall Baptist Church last Sunday, three children were dedicated by their families including (from left) Kevin, Lori and Jake Tucker dedicating Barrett; and Blake and Angela More...

Tignall Annual Water Quality Report 2013

Is my water safe?   More...

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RAYLE NEWS

Terry Osborne came home at the first of last week. He is still taking antibiotics, but doing much better. Jane is taking good care of him!  . Marion Poss had surgery to put a stint in her liver on Wednesday, May 7. More...

Saturday at the Rock series to teach canning, preserving

Do you ever wish you could enjoy local summer delicacies like peaches, blackberries, and okra all year long? More...

Extension launches climatology blog for the Southeast

For the past two years, Georgia agricultural climatologist Pam Knox has kept Georgians up to date on the way the state’s climate impacts the state’s largest industry.  Starting in April, she started providing daily updates on climate More...

Rayle EMC selects students for Washington Youth Tour

Brannon James and Lincoln LeRoy have been chosen by Rayle EMC to participate in the 49th annual Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses-paid leadership experience sponsored by the electric membership corporations (EMCs) in Georgia. More...

Taliaferro Co. Band to present ‘An Evening of Jazz’ on May 29

The Taliaferro County Band program will present “An Evening of Jazz” on May 29, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the concert.  More...

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Georgia’s five wildlife license plates will be more affordable as of July 1

Georgia’s five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail. Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 881 into law this week at Jekyll Island.  More...

Renderings to be seen at NASA meeting

Bruce and Debbie Holes look at an artist rendering of a proposed teaching kitchen that could be implemented in the final restoration of the North Alexander School. More...

Lundberg News

Special services were held at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. A baby dedication was held. Edmond Roch Filipiak, son of Reid and Kathryn Filipiak and Maggie Maxine Driggers daughter of Julie and Jeff Driggers were dedicated by Rev. More...

Tignall News

While watching the Braves play ball Sunday afternoon, I noticed they were using pink bats, pink balls and pink wrist bands. More...

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