September 17, 2015 RSS feed / News

Toastmaster earns bronze award

On Monday, September 14, Toastmaster Phyllis Eaddy of Savannah Lakes earned her Advanced Communicator Bronze Award at the meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Toastmasters Club. More...

21st Century hosts tailgate giveaway at home games

Wilkes County Schools 21st Century Program Director Lillian R. More...

4-H, FFA goat team prepares for state show October 9-10

Wilkes County 4-H and FFA Market Goat Show Team members are counting down their show dates as they prepare for the state show October 9-10 in Perry, Georgia.  More...

Friends of Library will host Ed Devos at Oct. 8 meeting

The Friends of the Mary Willis Library will host author Ed Devos at its October 8 meeting. Mr. More...

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Outreach Tent Service to be held with theme, ‘I Have a Testimony’

The “WORD” Bible Study Class will host its 19th annual Outreach Tent Service, Saturday, September 19, at 11 a.m. The location is 415 Lexington Avenue which is the vacant lot, across from the Jackson Street entrance. More...

Combs is named to President’s List

Athens Technical College has announced that Benjamin Combs of Washington has been named to the President’s List for summer 2015.  The President’s List recognizes full-time students with a 4.0 GPA. More...

Southern Scratch holds grand opening week

Family, friends, and chamber members surround Kathryn Filipiak to cut the traditional ribbon celebrating the grand opening of Southern Scratch Bakery on Court Street. More...

Rev. Paul Revere to be honored for 40 years of service

Tabor Baptist Church will be honoring its pastor, Rev. Paul Revere, for 40 years as preacher on September 20. There will be special music starting at 10:30 a.m. More...

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Chamber, Athens Tech partner to offer four computer courses

In conjunction with the Athens Technical College Career Center, the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce will offer four business development courses this fall.  Pam Johnson, Director of Computer Technology Training at Athens Tech, will be teac More...

Pilot Club to host CPR training course at McGill-Woodruff

The Kettle Creek Pilot Club is sponsoring a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training course this Saturday, September 19, at 9 a.m. More...

Union Junction Jamboree and 5k race set for September 26

The annual Union Junction Jamboree 5k Race will be held Saturday, September 26, in Union Point. Runners and walkers can register online at www.unionjunctionjamboree.org by clicking on the 5k Race tab.  More...

‘Love Washington’ is coming

On Saturday, September 26, a “kindness explosion” is coming to Washington, according to organizers of a new community event. More...

FCCIS schedules annual meeting for Sept. 23 at 4

Family Connection and Communities In Schools of Wilkes County (FCCIS) will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 23, at 4 p.m. at the Georgia Baptist Assocaition office, 207 N. Jefferson Street.  More...

‘Band Night’ honors oldest living member

The Washington-Wilkes Marching Tiger Band honored a very special band member during a special halftime ceremony at last Friday’s football game “Band Night.” Mrs. More...

‘Pedaling for Paws’ set for next Friday night on The Square

“Pedaling for Paws” will be the theme of the old-fashioned skating party sponsored by the Xi Delta Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, on The Square Friday night, September 25, from 6-8 p.m. More...

Tignall News

The town of Tignall is trying to get all new power poles. Somebody comes by and knocks them down for us. The only problem with that is we have to go without electricity for a few hours. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The past week has been painful for many in our community and in my family with the passing of several young people. The shock of having people snatched from our lives serves as a reminder to not take a single day for granted. More...

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1. War Room (PG) Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings 2. Straight Outta Compton (R) O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins 3. A Walk in the Woods (R) Robert Redford, Nick Nolte 4. More...