September 28, 2017 RSS feed / News

First GRSP student from Africa describes country to Rotarians

Aaron Bezuidenhout, the Washington Rotary Club’s GRSP (Georgia Rotary Student Program) student, presented the first of his programs to the local club, raising its meager awareness of Zimbabwe immensely.  More...

Phase II complete at Toombs House; next step is paint

The second phase of the renovation of the Robert Toombs House has been completed and included the repairs to the entablature and porch.  The third phase of the renovation includes the plaster and paint. More...

Free legal advice available Oct. 26 on many subjects

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) and the Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia will sponsor a free legal advice clinic at GLSP offices on October 26, 2017.  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...

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Barry Echols of Cleveland visited J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Monday, September 18.   . J.W. Boatwright visited Marshall Sherrer on Thursday, September 21. Billy Walker came over during their visit, and they all enjoyed catching up.  More...

Friends of Library to hear Bob Young at Oct. 12 meeting

The next meeting of the Friends of the Mary Willis Library will be held on October 12 at 3 p.m. in the meeting room of the library. The guest speaker will be Bob Young, author of The Treasure Train and his new book, The Hand of the Wicked.  More...

Beta Club, student body donate to Red Cross

  Students at Washington-Wilkes Middle School raised $300 to help provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas through the aid of the Red Cross. The project was coordinated by the Beta Club and conducted early this month. More...

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In the September 14 News-Reporter story headlined “Emergency agencies in several counties join forces to send supplies to rescuers,” it was incorrectly reported that Jefferson County was a participant in that effort. More...

Quilt to be awarded at Tignall festival

This is the beautiful quilt that will be given away at the “I’d Rather Be In Tignall” Fall Festival on Saturday, November 11. More...

LWREA members attend Area 11, 12 meetings

Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) members attended the Areas 11 and 12 meeting of the Georgia Retired Educators (GREA) August 31, hosted by Johnson County REA in Wrightsville.  More...

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

... at the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod

The News-Reporter horned in on Greg and Debbie McLeod’s celebration of their 30th anniversary at Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. More...

Kindergarten students visit grocery store

Kindergarten students from Washington-Wilkes Primary School recently embarked on their annual walking field trip to the local Bi-Lo supermarket. These students have been learning about community helpers and identifying and practicing healthy habits. 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...

Tignall News

Spelling your town’s name wrong is almost as bad as someone spelling your own name incorrectly. We have quite a conversation starter in Tignall now. More...

Elijah Clark, Mistletoe State Parks will host fall and Halloween festivals

Elijah Clark State Park’s annual Fall Festival will take place October 6-8, and include fun and seasonally centric activities for people of all ages. More...