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Dooley to discuss new book at CWRT meeting next Tue.

The legendary University of Georgia Bulldog football Coach Vince Dooley will present “The Legion’s Fighting Bulldog” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Tuesday evening, November 28, at 6 p.m. in the Fitzpatrick Hotel.  More...

Episcopal bazaar and luncheon set for December 2

The Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon, an annual event created by the Episcopal Church Women, will be held on Saturday, December 2. 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...

Wilkes Co. 4-H’ers present program at Woman's Club meeting on Nov. 13

Members and guests of the Washington Woman’s Club enjoyed a wonderful program presented by several members of the 4-H Club at the meeting on Monday, November 13, at the clubhouse.  More...

First Baptist Church Silver Streaks enjoy two-night trip to North Myrtle

The Silver Streaks of First Baptist Church and three guests enjoyed a trip to North Myrtle Beach, S.C., November 13-15.  More...

Society News Policies

The following policies for wedding write-ups, engagement announcements, birthdays, and other social articles are currently in effect and are strictly observed by The News-Reporter.  More...

Sixth graders explore space in Huntsville, Alabama

What is it like to propel into space on a rocket? How did space exploration begin? Can astronauts take showers in space? More...

Tignall News

I wish for everyone to have a happy Thanksgiving full of wonderful family memories. This is the day that more families get together than any other day in the year and most of them are at somebody’s grandmother’s home. More...

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Class tours capitol, takes part in mock trial

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High school Legal Environment of Business class toured the Georgia Capitol and Georgia Supreme Court on October 18.  “The State Capital and Supreme Court tours bring to life what the students had studied More...

With donations, band could have uniforms next year

The Washington-Wilkes Band Boosters is a recognized charitable organization on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) and offers a simple way to support the Tiger Band year round every time you shop – at no cost to you.  More...

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WMH Auxiliary begins sales of tickets for Carat Cupcake event

Need a stocking stuffer idea, a teacher gift, or something for those who have everything?  The Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has the answer for all those needs.  The Auxiliary has already begun selling tickets for the Carat Cupcake Extr More...

News-Reporter to publish annual ‘Christmas Tree Babies’ edition

On December 21, The News-Reporter will publish its 44th annual Christmas Tree Babies edition. More...

Dickens’ Christmas Carol will tell Scrooge’s story at Little Theater in Dec.

“Christmas, a humbug, Uncle? More...

Christmas Parade of Lights taking entries now for December 9 event

On Saturday evening, December 9, thousands of people will line the streets of Washington to see the fifth annual Christmas Parade of Lights, when scores of entries, including many floats brightly lighted for the season, will start from Tiger Stadium More...

Annual Legislative Breakfast slated November 30 at Third Shiloh, 8 a.m.

The annual Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the Washington-­Wilkes Chamber of Commerce and Wilkes County Community Partnership (WCCP) will be held on Thursday, November 30, at 8 a.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center in Washington.  More...

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J.W. Boatwright visited Alex Boatwright on Friday, November 10.  . Floyd and Peggy Higgins took the Wildlife Showcase to the 24th annual Sportsman’s Festival in Warrenton on Saturday, November 11. More...

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1. Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston  2. Daddy’s Home Two (PG-13) Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg  3. Murder on the Orient Express (PG-13) Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz  4. More...