June 23, 2016 RSS feed / News

School system finances detailed

Steve Albertson (left), a retiring member of the Wilkes County Board of Education, explains some of the finer points of the school system budget to fellow Washington Rotary Club members Thomas Charpi More...

Airport engineers make donation for fireworks celebration

Lead Edge Design Group, the engineering firm which works with the Washington-Wilkes Airport Commission and the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners overseeing the development of the W-W Municipal Air More...

Moore will speak at Hilliard Station revival next week

Rev. Clarence Moore will be the guest speaker during a three-night revival to be held at the Hilliard Station Baptist Church Monday-Wednesday, June 27-29, at 7 p.m. Rev. Dwight Foster is the pastor.  More...

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Mike Wynne visits Ireland, sees sights, enjoys experience

After visiting Scotland, Mike Wynne traveled with Huck’s Tours over to Northern Ireland. The group arrived by ferry in Belfast. More...

Sam’s Path Zoo animals headed for a visit with summer readers

The next Summer Reading Club program at the Mary Willis Library will be held on Tuesday, June 28, at 10 a.m. as Sam’s Path Zoo educates kids and their parents about different zoo animals. More...

Kela McKay promoted to Records Educator at Dermatology Specialists

Kela Hall McKay has been promoted to Electronic Medical Records Educator at Dermatology Specialists of Florida in Panama City, where she has been employed since May 2012. More...

State parks in area hosting variety of summer activities for kids, adults

Several summertime events are being held at Elijah Clark State Park for children and adults alike.  Archery for Beginners is taking place every Saturday, now through October 22, from 10-11:30 a.m. More...

Living history program will celebrate trains

In celebration of the 206th birthday of General Robert Toombs, a living history program, “The Golden Age of Georgia Trains,” will be presented at the Robert Toombs House Historic Site this Saturday, June 25.  More...

Independence Day parade planned

The annual Independence Day parade is set to begin at Fort Washington Park on July 4 at 8 a.m. Now in its 19th year, the parade traditionally includes walkers, bicycle riders, strollers, wagons, and well-behaved pets. More...

Tignall News

Wasn’t it an easy life when we had elevator operators, gas station attendants, and people who actually waited on customers in department stores? More...

RAYLE NEWS

My mother, Liz Spooner, treated me to lunch in Athens on Monday, June 13. We ate at Champy’s Famous Fried Chicken, and we did agree that it was delicious. More...