May 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

Mark’s Tabernacle celebrates anniversary

Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church celebrated its 119th Anniversary on May 7 with Bishop Uland Nolley as speaker. His message, “Keep on Pressing,” was based on Philippians 3:12-14. More...

Briarwood graduation is Friday

Four Wilkes County students will be receiving their diplomas from Briarwood Academy at the school’s graduation exercises this Fridaym May 19, at 6 p.m. in the Clinton H. More...

‘Always in service,’ EMS takes care of its people

National Emergency Medical Services week is May 21-27, 2017. More...

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Awarded at OSU

Bonnie Bounds, daughter of Lincoln and Cindy Bounds of Washington, was honored at the Ohio State University Department of Geography’s annual awards reception on Friday, May 5, in Columbus, Ohio. More...

Tignall News

I have a friend who has a crazy dog. There’s nothing worse than a crazy dog unless it’s a crazy cat. My friend saw an armadillo in her yard last week so she took her shotgun and went out and shot him. The dog is gun shy so she took off. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (PG-13) Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana  2. The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson  3. The Boss Baby (PG) animated  4. How to Be a Latin Lover (PG-13) Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek  5. More...

Long will talk about Hampton for Civil War Round Table Mon.

Joe Long, Curator of Education at the South Carolina Confederate Relics Room and Military Museum in Columbia, South Carolina, will present “Robert E. Lee’s Magnificent Cavalry General – Lt. Gen. More...

Awards, activities continue as seniors prepare for graduation

May is an exciting time at Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School. Approximately 80 excited students will gather together on Charlie Davidson Field at Tiger Stadium, Friday, May 26, at 8 p.m. to receive their diplomas. More...

Flowering plants and worship service help uplift residents at PruittHealth

The Wilkes County JumpStart Program shared early Mother’s Day gifts of flowering plants with the PruittHealth Washington nursing home residents and participated in a worship service to encourage and uplift the residents. More...

During EMS week in Wilkes County...

There will be blood pressures clinics, balloons for kids, lots of free giveaways and health information, and an EMS Unit on display.  Register at any of the locations listed below for door prizes. More...

Danish family visits W-W as daughter, Sofia, finishes with year of Rotary GRSP

Steve and Daphne Albertson recently hosted the Florio family from Odense, Denmark. Sofia Florio is the Rotary student currently enjoying a year-long scholarship at Augusta University. More...

Ava Rose celebrates second birthday at grandparents’ home

Saturday, May 13, Ava Rose, granddaughter of Debbie and Kenneth Lindsey celebrated her second birthday at their home. A birthday cake and a variety of refreshments were served. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Turner and Dackie Callaway attended the pinning ceremony of their granddaughter, Brittany Anne Blackwell, at Piedmont College in Athens Thursday evening, May 4. More...

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