November 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

W-WSAR inducts Jason Echols under lineage to John Colley

Jason Echols was inducted in to the Washington-Wilkes Chapter Sons of the American Revolution at the organization’s meeting in October under his lineage to Revolutionary War Patriot John Colley. More...

Scooping and carving ghouls and cuties

Eleven Wilkes County 4-H’ers practiced their carving skills during a pumpkin-carving activity in which they could pick any design they wanted to create. 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...

Food drive will help at Stephen’s House

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) sponsored a Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive for the 2017-2018 year and delivered some 100 cans of food to Stephen’s House Food Pantry. More...

Jake Tucker places tops in Georgia for standing in Jr. Livestock Found.

Jake Tucker, son of Kevin and Lori Tucker, was honored on a state level at the Georgia National Fair in October for his standing in the Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation (GJLF) points circuit in the specie of Market Goats. 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...

Don’t miss it! Come on out and enjoy the 17th Tignall Fall Festival Saturday

Come on out and enjoy a good old hometown festival Saturday, November 11 with free admission. Starting at 8 a.m., right next door to the festival, Independence United Methodist Church will be serving a free pancake breakfast. More...

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Employment increases in CSRA; jobless rate down in September

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today the unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) fell in September as the number of employed residents increased and unemployment claims declined.  The September unemployment rate, a 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...

Driver Services commissioner says ‘Skip a trip;’ options are available for license or ID renewal

If you could skip a trip to the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) wouldn’t you? More...

Best citizens named at W-WPS

Washington Wilkes Primary School has announced the citizens of the month for October. These citizens were recognized for “working hard” throughout the month. More...

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Athens Tech gets distinction from Achieving The Dream

Athens Technical College (ATC) has been designated by Achieving The Dream as a 2017 Leader College. Achieving The Dream, a national nonprofit leader in championing evidence-based institutional improvement, made the announcement on November 1.  More...

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Our little witches had a ball Trickor Treating in Washington Tuesday night. We visited several houses before ending the evening at Trunks of Treats at the First Baptist Church. More...

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Can anyone understand why deer want to run out into the road when a vehicle comes along, especially at night? I think they are daring each other to see who can make it across before they get hit. More...

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