March 24, 2016 RSS feed / News

Goals set for hospital’s growth

Registered Nurse Beth Hodges (left) and Wills Memorial Hospital CEO Tracie Haughey told the Washington Rotary Club about the ongoing turnaround at the hospital and emphasized that while it is “ More...

Seniors may apply now for scholarship offered by LWREA

High school seniors from Wilkes and Lincoln counties may now apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

Round Table to hear from Polk’s chaplain on Monday evening

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Abundance of natural history, plants, and animal life also attractive at Kettle Creek

With actual construction of the Kettle Creek Battlefield War Hill Loop Trail scheduled for this fall, interpretive signage planning is underway. A dozen sites along the trail, with signage and benches, are already scheduled for installation. More...

Pollen counts

In recent weeks, I have had numerous people to ask me about how weather forecasters come up with pollen counts. More...

LWREA honors students for academic excellence

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W-WPS students are walking in the mornings to awaken their brains for empowered learning

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Kiwanis Club names winners in 34th annual Talent Showcase

The Washington Kiwanis Club has announced winners in its annual Art and Talent Shocase held last Friday night at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School.  More...

‘Shakespeare’s Garden in the South’ set at Toombs House on day of Tour

Robert Toombs Family and Friends will present a Garden Heritage program Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Colon cancer walk will honor Daniels, support Black Rock

The Daniels/Andrews family will host the second annual “Colon Cancer Walk” and barbecue plate sale this Saturday, March 26, in honor of Shirley  Mug” Daniels at Black Rock A.M.E Church in Tignall.  More...

Kids learn from story during Nutrition Month

Wilkes County JumpStart home parent educator Jeannie Ferrell read a story to the Wilkes County Head Start students on March 15 for their National Nutrition Month activity, which was to “invite More...

Gearing up for Tour of Homes

As the weather warms, the flowers bloom, and we gear up for the Spring Tour of Homes on April 2, we can’t help but look around at all the beautiful homes in historic Washington-­Wilkes with a sense of pride. More...

Tignall News

We need the Pony Express back again. I mailed a birthday card to a friend a week or so ago and it took a week and one day before she got it. She lives about a half a mile from my house. I should have carried it to her. More...

Rayle News

Happy (extra) belated birthday to Marcus Dill and his mother, Geraldine Willis Dill! Marcus celebrated his day on March 7 and Geraldine celebrated on March 9 – with a surgery. More...

The meanings of Easter symbols explained –

Easter Sunday is one of the most meaningful days on the Christian calendar. Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe died by crucifixion as a sacrifice to atonement. More...