July 6, 2017 RSS feed / News

Kids learn all kinds of safety at all-day camp held at McGill-Woodruff

The 2017 Farm Safety Camp planning committee has issued “a tremendous ‘Thank You’ to everyone who volunteered their time, made contributions and great efforts to make this years camp a huge success,” according to Chairman Blak More...

Shelter urgently needs adoptions especially for cats, but dogs too

A surge of abandoned cats has put the Wilkes County Animal Shelter at full capacity for housing, thus creating an urgent need for kittens and adult cats to be adopted by loving families.  Due to the shelter reaching full capacity, a reduction or More...

TIGER Notes

As memories of the end of school fade away and the beginning of the new school year is still beyond the horizon, Washington-Wilkes Tigers, their coaches, and the Tiger Club continue to be busy staying in shape and keeping the athletic program in shap More...

Freshly tilled garden soil yields a historical surprise

As a youngster, I was fascinated with the idea of becoming an archaeologist. I could not imagine a more romantic profession than the study of ancient cultures and sites. More...

Crossword Answers

Full Story

Top Ten Movies

1. Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13) Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins  2. Cars 3 (G) animated  3. Wonder Woman (PG-13) Gal Gadot, Chris Pine  4. 47 Meters Down (PG-13) Mandy Moore, Claire Holt  5. More...

Tignall News

Many of you, I’m sure had a blast on the Fourth of July holiday with cooking out or with fireworks. More...

Magician Karnok will return for summer readers Tuesday

Aaron Clark as Ziggy performed at the Mary Willis Library last Tuesday to a crowd of over 80 kids and parents.  “Ziggy provided an amazing show that combined magic and lots of fun with bubbles including creating bubble hairstyles, lighting More...

Give plant sun, space, and air to prevent diseases in garden

Home gardeners must fight insects and diseases to keep their vegetable plants healthy and productive. More...

Callie Lane Hill on President’s List for spring at UNG

Callie Lane Hill of Washington, Georgia, has been named to the President’s List at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 4.0 grade point average.  Dr. Bonita C. More...

Rainy month may increase likelihood for watermelon woe

June’s rainfall increased the potential for diseases to strike south Georgia watermelon fields, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts.  Plant diseases, such as phytophthora blight, fruit rot, downy mildew, gummy More...

Lions Club seeking donations for help at Camp for Blind

The Washington Lions Club is sponsoring a blind camper from Wilkes County who is attending camp at the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind this week.  Cost of the camp is $800 but the family was able to pay only $150.  More...

Mortgage banking explained

“Waiting on the bank?” ... More...

Super Crossword

Full Story