September 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

Rotary welcomes new member

Amethyst D. Wynn (center) was welcomed as a new member of the Washington Rotary Club following a brief induction ceremony conducted by club president Terry Boswell (right). More...

Toombs House could reopen Sept. or Oct. following renovations

Renovations continue at the Robert Toombs House Historic Site with the second and third phases of renovations scheduled to begin during this first week of September.  Included are repairs to the entablature and porch, as well as the interior pla More...

Parents should take action against cyberbullying

Teenagers spend a lot of time online. Social media activity carries clout among teens, and can empower cyberbullies, which is why parents should be prepared to help their children cope with social pressures online.  More...

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Labor Day certainly snuck up on me this year! It must be all the laboring I do from 5:30 a.m. until roughly 11 p.m. every day. We need about one per month, I think. I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday.  More...

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Sheriff tells of duties, responsibilities

Sheriff Mark More recounted his involvement with law enforcement for the Washington Rotary Club, stating that he started in the field in 1974. More...

Thackston on ATC’s Dean’s List

Hannah Thackston has been named to the Dean’s List for the summer semester at Athens Technical College. More...

W-WPS names Citizens of the Month

“What a great start back we’ve had at Washington-Wilkes Primary School!” Principal Janet Pharr exclaimed in introducing the citizens chosen for the month of August.  More...

‘WORD’ Bible Study slates October 7 for 1-night youth revival

The “WORD” Bible Study Class is sponsoring a one-night youth revival on The Square in downtown Washington on Saturday, October 7, beginning at 6 p.m.  More...

Take care hunting in tree stands; almost half of accidents related

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  Following are recommend More...

Tignall News

I feel sad at this time of year when I have to put away my white shoes and white pants. I know you can wear anything anytime you want to now, but it is instilled in me from my childhood. The rule was you don’t wear white after Labor Day. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (R) Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson  2. Annabelle: Creation (R) Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman  3. Ballerina (PG) animated  4. Wind River (R) Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner  5. More...