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Three get academic honors for spring at Ga. Southern

Lauren Chafin and Brannon James of Washington are among 1,340 students at Georgia Southern University recently recognized for excellence in academics on the 2016 Spring Semester President’s List.  To be eligible for the President’s L More...

Delayed Enlistment Program allows four to finish school

Jada Brittian, Octavius Cofer, Johnathan Davidson, and Gabriel Mills have joined the United States Army under the Delayed Enlistment Program. More...

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

... on an inspirational and worshipful journey

(Editor’s note: Laurie Dehil and family members took The News-Reporter along on a special trip which she reported with several pictures. Her report, in her own words, is offered here.)  More...

Not Your Ordinary Homes, Part II

Historic & Mobile (But Not Like You Think)

(Author’s Note: Writing this column would be impossible were it not for the good work done by Jane R. Newsome. At Home in Washington Wilkes, copyright 1986 by Jane R. Newsome, is an invaluable source of information.)   More...

Tignall News

All we hear in the news is all about how awful each presidential candidate is. We just want them to tell what they are going to do to make America great, not talk trash about each other. More...

Just for the fun of it ...

here’s a look at the front page from 50 years ago this week, July 7, 1966

It appears short because, proportionately, newspapers were much wider in those days.   More...

Valedictorian Tyler Jones receives Kiwanis Club’s annual scholarship

Tyler Jones received one of two annual scholarship grants from the Washington Kiwanis Club. More...

Grote is Georgia Primary Bank’s new veep, relationship manager

Raymond J. Grote III has been named Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager for Georgia Primary Bank, a community bank located in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. More...

Sam’s Path Petting Zoo will be back with even more animals this month

The summer reading program continues in full swing at the Mary Willis Library, having hosted Sam’s Path Petting Zoo last week for a visit that educated over 100 kids and parents about certain animals including a kangaroo, a hedge hog, a lemur, More...

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RAYLE NEWS

J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright ate a celebratory dinner with Frankie Jones of Athens, Martha Jones of Bogart, Rachel Holdsworth and Wilkes, and Bill Gamble, all of Loganville, in Athens last week. More...