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Tignall’s mural will depict bygone days

Progress on the new mural located on the side of the hardware store in Tignall has begun, thanks to University of Georgia art department student Ben Thrash (right) and project leader and recent gradu More...

Airport open house next Thursday will showcase facilities, operations

Today, September 14, from 6-8 p.m., the Washington-Wilkes Airport will be the site of an open house to which the public is invited. The whole event is designed to familiarize the public with the facilities and operations of the airport. More...

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ACROSS THE SAVANNAH

Remembering Danburg

(Author’s Note: The day after Thanksgiving 2012, my mom and I drove up to the Beulah and Danburg communities and she guided me from place to place recalling her childhood. It was maybe the best time we ever spent together.  More...

Life is short – like a vapor that vanishes after a little while – so put trust in Jesus

An old man stomped angrily into a jewelry shop and waved his wristwatch in the face of the owner. “You said this watch would last me a lifetime,” he yelled. “Yes, I did,” the owner acknowledged. More...

Book Review

The Victorian City

For Charles Dickens’ contemporaries, “Dickensian” meant comic or convivial good cheer (See Pickwick Papers.) Now it refers to wretched living conditions or darkness. More...

Obituaries

Jane Rider Newsome

Graveside services for Jane Elizabeth Rider Newsome, 85, of Washington will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. Jim Newsome and Rev. Chris Townsend officiating. More...

Tevin Deron Gresham

Funeral services for Tevin Deron “Ron GEE” Gresham, 26, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at The Pope Center. Interment followed at City West Cemetery. He entered into rest Sunday, August 27, 2017.  More...

Personalities

Kettle Creek DAR members gather for meeting Saturday, September 9

Kettle Creek Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, held its regular meeting Saturday, September 9, at the Episcopal Church Parish House.  Vice-president Anna Gunter led the opening rituals with assistance from Fran T More...

Reynolds Circle meets Sept. 5 at the home of Nita Latimer

The Reynolds Circle of Washington Presbyterian Church Women met Tuesday afternoon, September 5, at the home of Nita Latimer.  Mrs. More...

Cornelia Johnson Circle plans for annual pancake supper

The Cornelia Johnson Circle of First United Methodist Church met Tuesday, September 5, in the fellowship Hall.  After an opening prayer by Alice Lindsey, Judy Thompson, president, gave a brief devotional taken from Judges 3:31 which challenged m More...

Chamber of Commerce Week slated; public invited to remember Gartrell

Several exciting events have been planned for this year’s Chamber of Commerce Week, as both local business, business owners, and individuals of the public will reap the benefit of the scheduled activities.  More...

Emergency agencies in several counties join forces to send supplies to rescuers

A collaboration to help relieve volunteer rescue personnel in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma has bridged the gap between Wilkes, Lincoln, and even Jefferson County emergency services. More...

Cruisers, enthusiasts fill The Square

The entire Square in downtown Washington was literally double parked for last Saturdays Fall Cruise-In organized by the Memory Lane Cruisers. More...

Tutt is seeking re-election in District One

Incumbent Washington City Councilman Marion Tutt Jr. has qualified for re-election to his seat representing District One. More...

News

Reading program raises money for W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School completed a one-week program to raise money for school activities, materials, and projects. More...

God’s Marketplace sends relief

Under the direction of the Board of Directors of God’s Marketplace a donation of $500 is being sent to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) who was there on the first day delivering 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...

Sports

Tigers give Warriors a run, set two school records

If you didn’t look at the scoreboard, you might not have realized that the Washington-Wilkes Tigers came up short 43-32 last Friday night. More...

Lady Tigers win seven straight games; Glascock, Lake Oconee, Greene next

The Washington-Wilkes Tiger girls softball team lost to Georgia Military College 5-1 but then bounced way back to win seven games in a row including three re- gion wins and a shutout of Lincoln County 8-0.  More...

2017 W-W TIGER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

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Worship

We must worship and walk by faith

In the 11th chapter of Hebrews, we get a view of the history of mankind from the beginning to the end which has not yet happened. It reveals, explains, and proclaims that faith f r om God is all about mankind’s life on this earth.  More...

Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Annex on Thursday, September 21. The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, October 10, at 6 p.m. More...