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Mora, Chafin attend FCCLA Fall Leadership Rally in Perry

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Early Childhood Education teacher Lauren Chafin and student Lykah Mora attended the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Fall Leadership Rally in Perry, October 11.  “It was a More...

Salvation Army in need of bellringers for holiday season

One of the familiar signs of the Christmas season is the ringing of bells to call attention to the Salvation Army collection kettles. More...

W-WPRD involves over 500

Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department Director Alvin Jones told the Washington Rotary Club that over 200 kids are involved in the various activities provided by the department. More...

Explore the heavens under dark skies at next astronomy village open house

If you've never seen the Milky Way stretching across the heavens, Saturday, November 11, will be a grand opportunity. Deerlick Astronomy Village (DAV) will open its gates to neighbors for its annual fall open house. More...

‘Thank A Lineman’ auto tags unveiled at SFBF in Augusta

Memories of Tropical Storm Irma still linger for Electric Cities of Georgia (ECG) members after hurricane-force winds caused more than 1.5 million outages for electric customers throughout the state.  More...

Beat ‘KRACK’ with tips to help keep data from exposure

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about a new cybersecurity threat, Key Reinstallation Attacks or “KRACK.” This WiFi vulnerability can leave your data exposed for hackers to take. More...

Hill and Kersey selected winners by Wendy’s High School Heisman

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example – in the classroom, on the field, and within the community. More...

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

... looking for riches untold

Steve Dobbs and Sherri Bowers spent a part of their vacation in gold mining country with The News-Reporter. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (PG-13) Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis,  2. Geostorm (PG-13) Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess  3. Happy Death Day (PG-13) Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard  4. More...

Bankston to speak at Veterans Day service on Nov. 11

New Ford Baptist Church and the CSRA Ministerial Alliance will sponsor their annual Veterans Day Worship Service at 7 p. m. on Saturday, November 11, at Third Shiloh’s G.L. Avery Center.  More...

Students learn about careers during Red Ribbon Week

Leading up to Red Ribbon Week, October 23-27, students at Washington Wilkes Primary School studied different careers in lab and Classroom Guidance. More...

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4-H’ers collect food for the animal shelter

Wilkes County 4-H’ers diligently collected donations of pet food and supplies over the summer for a community service project and members of the Wilkes County 4-H County Council delivered it to More...

Sunday School Union convenes at Trinity Baptist Oct. 27-29

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union convened with Trinity Baptist Church from October 27-29, where Rev. H.M. Easley served as host pastor and Larry Smith served as host superintendent.  The session was opened by President Enoch Booker Jr. More...

Watch out!! It’s the time of year for those pesky deer crossing roadways

Watch out for deer on and near the roads! Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

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Children are very inquisitive about a teacher’s age especially if she walks in with gray hair. More...

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Wilkes County was well-represented

Twenty Wilkes County 4-H’ers and FFA members participated at the state level in the Georgia Young Farmer Goat Show at the National Fairgrounds in Perry. More...