September 15, 2016 RSS feed / News

Citizens of the Month named at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its “Citizens of the Month” for August, recognized for having positive attitudes throughout the month. More...

Shrimp Crepes among state’s best

The Jockey Club’s Shrimp Crepes have been awarded the 2016/2017 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division (GDEcD). More...

AP students need sponsors

Jackie Watson, W-WCHS counselor (second from left), told the Washington Rotary Club that AP courses offered at the high school can earn college credit for students but that the exams can cost as much More...

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Cornelia Johnson Circle makes plans for upcoming activities

The Cornelia Johnson Circle met on Tuesday, September 6, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  After an opening prayer by Susan Branan and lovely refreshments served by hostesses, Beth Conard and Jennifer Cragle, Shelley Warrenf More...

27 donors give blood at recent community drive

The generous gifts of 27 blood donors in the recent Wilkes County community blood drive provided potentially life-saving benefits to 67 recipients, according to the Shepeard Community Blood Center.  More...

RAYLE NEWS

Alex and Amy Fry and Mason and Colby traveled from Maryville, Tennessee to Rayle during the Labor Day weekend to visit with Preston and Joyce Fry and family. More...

Hunting, Fishing Day brings opportunities for free events

Each year, the fourth Sunday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. More...

City to flush water lines: here’s how to handle it

The City of Washington will conduct its periodic city-wide water line flushing program next week, Tuesday-Thursday, September 20- 22. More...

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

... in The Land of Enchantment

James and Kay Poplin spent a few days with The News-Reporter in Denver, Colorado on an annual business trip and then traveled to Superior, Colorado to visit friends. More...

4-H’ers nearing pop tab goal to support McDonald’s charity

Georgia 4-H members have collected aluminum pop tabs to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia for the past 15 years. More...

21st Century hands out free supplies at first home game

Free school supplies, food, and bottled water were provided to students and their parents at a special tailgate event sponsored by the ­Wilkes County 21st Century program at the W-W Tigers’ first home game this season.  More...

Health screenings available Sept. 28 at Lincoln Center

Residents living in the area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. More...

Tignall News

In reflecting on our 55th class reunion Saturday night at the VFW, I realized that I knew every one of the 32 classmates attending without looking at the name tags, so I’m patting myself on the back for that accomplishment. More...

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