October 5, 2017 RSS feed / News

Best citizens named at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its citizens for the month of May who were recognized for “acting responsibly” throughout the month. 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...

Granades speak to WWSAR about infamous David Fanning

The September meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Chapter SAR was a special occasion. A record-attendance crowd heard an interesting presentation given by a father/son team, Dr. James A. (Jim) Granade III, and James A. (Jay) Granade IV. More...

Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7

Six million students across America participate in 4-H and, of those, more than 170,000 call Georgia home. More...

Earbuds will help students working with technology

Samantha Callaway, representative for American Pest Control, presents Media Specialist April Guin with 100 pairs of earbuds for use at Washington-Wilkes Primary School. More...

Mallorysville hosts Tail Gate shower for young couple

Mallorysville Baptist Church hosted a Couples Tail Gate Shower for Madeline Reeves and Greg Callaway Saturday afternoon at Mallorysville Church. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Joyce Fry flew to Dallas, Texas last week and drove on to east Texas to be with family following the loss of her brother, Terry Toole, who endured a brief battle with lung cancer. His well-attended memorial was in Mexia, Texas. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (R) Taron Egerton, Colin Firth  2. It (R) Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher  3. The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) animated  4. American Assassin (R) Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton  5. Mother! More...

Tax Commissioner advises Rotarians

Wilkes County Tax Commissioner Lisa Dozier, an eight-year Air Force veteran, presented a broad look at her activities as she spoke to the Washington Rotary Club. More...

Check out backpacks at libraries and visit Georgia State Parks free

Beginning last weekend, Georgia residents are now able to check out a stuffed backpack kit at any of the state’s 400-plus public libraries and, in combination with an already available state ParkPass, take it with them on a free visit to any of 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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Jason Chapman 5k will host fifth running at FBC

The fifth annual Jason Chapman 5k run/walk event will be held Saturday, October 14, beginning at 8 a.m. The First Baptist Church of Washington is the sponsor and the start/ finish line will be on Robert Toombs Avenue in front of the church.  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...

Tignall News

I heard several sighs of relief when the University of Georgia art students added the last “l” to Tignall on the mural. The mural was completed on Saturday, so everyone should travel through Tignall to view our beautiful painting. More...

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