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Inspections can save buyers big bucks

Chuck Tolbert (center) of All Star Home Inspections was the guest speaker at the Washington Optimist Club’s regular June meeting at Talk of the Town. More...

Veterans Service office to be closed July 17-21 here

Offices of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, including the Washington office located at 104 E. More...

Tamika Hampton publishes first book in Kamden series

On June 28 Tamika Champion Hampton’s first book in her Kamden Faith Journey series was released by Energion Publications of Gonzalez, Florida.  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...

Victory Baptist homecoming and revival set for August 6-9

Victory Baptist Church will hold revival services August 6-9 with evangelist Max Alderman as the guest speaker and The Calvary Quartet providing special music at the Sunday morning services.  Three services will be held on Sunday, at 10 a.m., 11 More...

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Rain and clouds helped to keep June just a little cooler than normal in Ga.

June’s heavy rains meant that many Georgia farmers were able to cut back on irrigation, but the rain also contributed to fungal diseases in vegetable crops and hampered vegetable farmers’ harvests.  More...

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J.W. Boatwright visited Benjamin and Sarah Willis on Tuesday, June 27.  . J.W. More...

Library Summer Reading Club will end with party on July 25

The Summer Reading Club at the Mary Willis Library will begin to come to a close over the next couple of weeks as kids ages eight and older will have one last chance to experience the virtual reality gaming world on Monday, July 17, at 2 p.m.  More...

Gowen, Ward, and Warrenfells on UNG’s Dean’s List for spring

Kasey Gowen of Rayle, and Hope Ward and Logan Warrenfells of Washington have been named to their respective dean’s lists for spring 2017 in the University of North Georgia’s five colleges - the College of Arts and Letters, the College of More...

JumpStart visits the Augusta Canal

The Wilkes County JumpStart Program sponsored a field trip for parents and children to visit the Augusta Canal where they were given a museum tour, watched a film about the canal, and actually got a More...

Dr. Wills will discuss non-combat causes of death during Civil War

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Faith Thackston earns bachelor’s degree at Frostburg

Faith Thackston of Washington recently received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, during its 150th commencement ceremonies. FSU President Dr. More...

‘Back-to-School Bash’ will treat guests to pool-side Disney movie

Before your family gets started back with the hustle and bustle of a busy school year, Rock Eagle 4-H Center invites you to make a splash at its “Back to School Bash” which includes fun, games, and a “Dive-in Movie” at the poo More...

Revolutionary Days and KCBA mourn death of preservationist

Robert Fulton Galer of Columbus, died on June 22, 2017. He was 98. Nearly 20 years ago he brought together a few local and other interested individuals for promotion of the Kettle Creek Battlefield site. More...

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On our way to a ball game Saturday we heard a song called, “I Never Picked Cotton.” It brought forth memories of cotton picking when I was a child. More...