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District Governor visits Rotary Club

During his first official visit to the Washington Rotary Club, District Governor David Cooper announced his “Top Gun” theme for the year which he uses to highlight his emphasis that Rotar More...

Watson-Brown gives largest grant ever for land acquisition by KCBA

The largest single grant yet toward preservation of the 1779 Kettle Creek Battlefield site recently came from the Watson-Brown Foundation of Thomson.  More...

Bufford to perform new show and have debut CD available

For the third year in a row, Lincoln County native Carole J. Bufford will make a special one-night appearance at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. 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...

Unemployment rate in CSRA climbs to 5.8 percent in June

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has announced that the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) in June was 5.8 percent, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in May. More...

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Carnes gets top Warren County award

EMT-I Jadrien Carnes (second from left)was named the Warren County Emergency Services EMT of the Year during festivities held at the Warren County Fire and EMS annual banquet in July. More...

Tignall News

This week is the real deal now with school continuing the whole week. No holidays for a while. We were always told to start off being very firm with our students and then you can lighten up as you see that you can. More...

New scam offers sale of routing numbers for account payments

Georgia Power has received reports of a new scam in which criminals sell Federal Reserve Bank routing numbers to customers with instructions to use the routing numbers to pay utility and other bills from nonexistent accounts. More...

WORD Bible Study annual tent service to be held Sept. 16

The “WORD” Bible Study Class will hold its 21st annual Outreach Tent Service, on Saturday, September 16, beginning at 11 a.m. More...

4-H’ers attend summer reward trip

This summer Wilkes County 4-H took a group of 17 4-H’ers to “Splash ’N the Boro,” a water park in Statesboro, Georgia, for their summer reward trip. More...

Alligood joins Rotary Club

Rotary District 6910 Governor David Cooper inducted Chad Alligood (left) into the Washington Rotary Club during his first official visit to the club. More...

Wilkes schools will continue to offer free meals to all

The Wilkes County School Nutrition Program is participating in the National School Lunch Program Special Assistance Provision for Free Meal Reimbursement in school year 2017-2018.  More...

Two job fairs this month will look for ‘responsible adults’ for Wilkes RYDC

Two more job fairs will be held this month as the Department of Juvenile Justice continues its efforts to staff the Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC) currently under construction in Washington.  More...

July drier than normal, but rainfall is still causing problems for farmers

After a month of below-normal temperatures, Georgia’s summer temperatures returned in July. More...

Offers tips on cyber-security

Jerry Dunn, Chief Information Officer at F&M Bank, talked to the Washington Rotary Club about the need for security, the cost of “cybercrime,” and ways to avoid malware. More...

RAYLE NEWS

I hope everyone is transitioning easily into the school year! I was happy to spend the last day of summer at home with my girls last Thursday. We spent the day picking out outfits, packing new backpacks, and giving each other pedicures. More...