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Rotary Club welcomes new member

Kelli McCormick Eisler (left) was welcomed as a new member of the Washington Rotary Club following a brief induction ceremony conducted by club president Terry Boswell (right). More...

Auditions for ‘A Christmas Carol’ set

The Washington Little Theater will hold auditions for its production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on Sunday, August 20, at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, August 22, at 7 p.m.   More...

Superintendent gives family a tour

Scotty R. Wilkinson of Washington hosted family members on a tour of the new home of the Atlanta Falcons, the Mercedes Benz Stadium. More...

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Back to school at W-WMS is more exciting than summer vacation

What’s more exciting than summer vacation? You guessed it! BACK-TO-SCHOOL!! The backto school movement has swept excitement through the hearts of businesses, families, teachers, school staff, and most importantly, stu- dents. More...

Members attend international convention

Washington Rotary Club members (l-r) Jane Bundy, Terry Boswell, Michael Horgan, and Paula Stevens attended and volunteered for service at the annual Rotary International Convention held this year in More...

RAYLE NEWS

On Friday, July 7, Carol Bufford treated Tina Boatwright to an early birthday lunch at La Cabaña in Washington. Joining them were Levi Boatwright and Dianne Bufford.  More...

Tignall News

What a fun week of Bible School at Tignall Baptist. I helped with the crafts and my fingers would be stuck together most nights because there was plenty of glue. Three- and fouryears olds and kindergarten children love glue. More...

Extension asks students to help spread the word about radon

Household radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, but the hazards of the dangerous gas are still relatively unknown to many Georgia families.  That’s why the University of Georgia Radon Education Program is a More...

Start outside, move inside, treat pets to beat fleas

If you own a pet, chances are you’ve dealt with fleas in some form or fashion. Unfortunately, our yards are fleas’ resorts, and they consider our pets to be their own personal valets and moving diners. More...

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

... about to hear some great music

Rock and roll fans Gracie and Bella Sanders, Chip Hardin, and Sonny Sanders took The News-Reporter to the Paul McCartney concert in Duluth, Georgia. More...

Washington-Wilkes Primary School back in the school spirit for ’17-18

Washington-Wilkes Primary School is ready to get back into the school spirit as the opening of the 2017-2018 school year is fast approaching. The staff at W-WPS is preparing for the new school year and looking forward to another wonderful year! More...

W-WES is getting prepared for a great new school year

The faculty and staff at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School are looking forward to welcoming all of the Pre-K, fourth-, and fifth-graders who will be walking through the doors on Friday, August 4. More...

W-WCHS will host two events for students, parents to visit

The first day of the new school year is Friday, August 4, and in preparation, Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School will be holding two Open House events.  More...

Goat team gets started at Young Farmers show

The Wilkes County FFA and 4-H students’ fall 2017 season kicked off with the Wilkes County Young Farmers Goat Show held July 15 at the Mc- Gill-Woodruff Agricultural Center. More...

Five generations have family celebration

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, Mrs. Geraldine Ware was guest of honor for the annual family celebration sponsored by her five children. The event was held in historic Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia. More...