April 12, 2018 RSS feed / News

Students write about school gardens

Maggie Marxsen (left) won first place in this year’s Washington-Wilkes Middle School Farm Bureau Essay Contest writing about “The Benefits of School Gardens.” Other winners were Mat More...

HOSA members attend state conference at Atlanta Marriott

Members of the Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, including (above, l-r) chapter advisor and Patient Care Pathway teacher Cindy Fritts, Chelsea Lumpkin, Esmerelda Ortega, Tionna Derricott, Carring More...

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Rationing was a real sacrifice

We received an email from Don Taylor about the Pignatel House that was mentioned in this column a couple of weeks ago. Don recalled, “Yes, I remember the Pignatel House well. I have an 8x10 of it on my wall. Mr. Sid Hopkins lived there. More...

Kickball registration now open at W-WPRD

Signups have already started for a 12-team kickball tournament to be held at the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department and must be completed by April 27. More...

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RAYLE NEWS

Gary and Trisha Dobbs hosted family for Easter dinner on Sunday, April 1, as well as an Easter egg hunt for their grandchildren, Rylee, Raegan, Braylin, Ethan, and Emmalyn. More...

The Benefits of School Gardens

There are many benefits to growing a school garden. Many of these benefits come with having fresher and better food at lunch, a healthier lifestyle for the entire student body, and children learning more about growing fruits and vegetables. More...

Lions Club invites the service-minded to consider joining

The Washington Lions Club is taking applications for membership to the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. More...

Taming fire ants? Then consider either the mounds or the ants

Fire ant research is not a hot topic in the scientific community because effective control products are available, but fire ants can kill people, so management of this pest remains an ongoing issue, according to Will Hudson, University of Georgia ent More...

AgGeorgia distributes nearly quarter million to its Wilkes members

AgGeorgia Farm Credit, a Georgia based agricultural lending cooperative, has announced that dividends totaling $13,630,305 have been declared by its board of directors, with receipt by members during the first week of April. More...

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Getting a great view of The Masters

Junior golfers Bella Sanders (left) and Gracie Sanders attended the Monday practice round at The Masters in Augusta last week. They are shown here on the par five 13th hole. More...

Tignall News

Many people have noticed how scraggly our flower pots look in the town of Tignall. Don’t worry; we are planning on replacing these scraggly looking things with beautiful flowers. We are waiting for the weather to cooperate. More...