October 26, 2017 RSS feed / News

Wills Memorial lab is awarded accreditation in CAP program

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the Wills Memorial Hospital Lab based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP Accrediting Program.  More...

‘Fall Ball’ is set for this Saturday 4-6:30 p.m. at New Life Baptist

New Life Baptist Church will hold its fourth annual Fall Ball on Saturday, October 28, from 4-6:30 p.m. The public is invited and everything is free.  More...

Davis-Jackson to speak at special services Sunday

Christy Davis-Jackson, an attorney, business leader, and CEO of City Strategy Group, will be the guest speaker at “White Out Empowerment Services” at Jackson Chapel AME Church this Sunday, October 29, beginning at 11 a.m. More...

New staff members introduced at reception

The newest addition to the staff at the Wilkes County Cooperative Extension Office, Family and Consumer Science Agent Ida M. More...

W-WPS second graders learn about community helpers

The second-grade students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School celebrated the completion of their Arthur The Aardvark unit with culminating activities and special visitors from the community.  More...

Pre-K students enjoy visit from Fireman Tim Wright

First United Methodist Church Pre-Kindergarten children enjoyed a visit from Fireman Tim Wright (standing right) as he told them about fire safety and let them “check out” the fire truck. More...

Elvis entertains at Southern Manor

Residents of Southern Manor enjoyed the musical talents of Elvis Presley as he provided entertainment on a recent visit to the Manor October 16. More...

Tignall News

There will be a benefit for Marc Hammond on Saturday, December 2, at the old school pavilion in Tignall where Boston butts will be cooked and sold. Tickets for these are $30 each and may be purchased from any members of Mallorysville Baptist Church. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Happy Death Day (PG-13) Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard  2. Blade Runner 2049 (R) Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling  3. The Foreigner (R) Katie Leung, Jackie Chan  4. It (R) Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher  5. More...

Classic quilt goes to Tina McLeroy

The ladies of the Classic South Quilt Guild made individual quilt blocks that Theresa Maendele put together to make the top for this Underground Railroad quilt. Donna Taylor then quilted and bound it. More...

‘Haunted Evening’ at A.H. Stephens set Oct. 28, 7-10

“A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens” is slated for Saturday, October 28, from 7-10 p.m.  More...

County honors retired educators

In conjunction with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s recent proclamation, Chairman of the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners Sam Moore signed a proclamation designating November 5, 2017, as Ret More...

Free legal advice available today 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.  More...

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Burton to present program at OLLI on Western Music

“Evolution of Western Music” will be topic presented by Patricia Bonner Burton at the meeting of the Washington Affiliate, OLLI@UGA, on Monday, October 30 at 2 p.m. More...

Rotary works to end polio forever

Rotary members in Washington are among millions reaching out on World Polio Day (October 24) to raise awareness, funds, and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today.  More...

Personal Mention

Visiting during the weekend with Joanne and Gene Pollock were their grandson, Trip Horn of Chachoengsao, Thailand, where he is presently teaching English, and his family, Susan and Jimbo Horn of Watkinsville, Mary Jo Horn and Jack Horn of Athens also More...

RAYLE NEWS

Sardis Baptist Church will hold an ordination service during the morning worship service Sunday, October 29, at 11 a.m. During this time Justin Armour will be ordained as a deacon and his grandfather, Jack Armour, will be honored as Deacon Emeritus. More...

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