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Old drunk worries about pastor’s soul after hearing what causes appendicitis

An old drunk walked into the local restaurant and plopped down at a table near four church ladies. He smelled of cigarettes and had a half-empty bottle of liquor sticking out of the pocket of his tattered coat. More...

Book Review

The Heart Goes Last

The time is the near future, perhaps. It is post-apocalyptic. Charmaine and Stan are in desperate financial straits, along with everyone else they know, except Stan’s brother Con, who seems to be some kind of criminal. More...

‘Nothing finer than a Georgia boy with a Georgia education’

GAINESVILLE – John Addison is a small-town boy who made good mainly because he was a good student, a good leader, and a good listener although he can go toe-to-toe with the best of raconteurs and wax without restraint with the most garrulous an More...

Obituaries

Charles D. Crew

Charles D. Crew, 64, of Winterville, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018, at High Shoals Health and Rehab.  Mr. Crew was born November 10, 1953, in Washington, Georgia, to James Crew and Maureen Wilkerson Crew. More...

Worship

The revelation to John continues

As Jesus continues The Revelation to John, He opens the fifth seal, which shows to John the souls of those who were slain for their witness of God’s word to mankind.  Verse nine says, “ And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw un More...

Personalities

Breanna Wright earns third place in equestrian state championship

Breanna Wright, daughter of Marilyn and Dan Wright, placed third in the Georgia Association Saddle Club State Championship competition in Perry during the Labor Day weekend.  More...

Breckyn Hudson, Dywane Hampton to wed on February 2 in Porterdale

Sherry and Marvin Hudson of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Breckyn, to Dywane Hampton, son of Timberling Callaway and Marion Hampton, also of Washington.  The bride-elect is granddaughter of Phyllis and Bennie Hudson of Wa More...

Hannah Flynt Hudson marries Graham Wilson Petrea July 28

Hannah Flynt Hudson and Graham Wilson Petrea of Charlotte, N.C., were united in marriage in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, July 28, at 4:30 in the afternoon at The Sutherland in Wake Forest, N.C. Josh Ferguson of Waxhaw, N.C. More...

Theater’s ‘Showcase of Talent’ to debut at Playhouse Sept. 15

The Washington Little Theater (WLT) will present its inaugural Showcase of Talent fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15, at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse in Washington. More...

Fall Cruise-In is this Saturday on The Square

It’s slightly difficult to appreciate the bright red color of this classic Chevy pickup in this black-and-white picture but you might get a chance to see it and dozens of other classic cars, ho More...

News

Veterans reunited 50 years later

Todd and Ruth Clements recently traveled to Cocoa Beach, Florida, where they attended the 50th-year anniversary for the Black Widows of Charlie Company assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. More...

MIT archivist connects with Washington

Gene Guill, formerly of Washington, shared a card he received from a friend, Helen Samuels, who worked as the archivist at the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Libraries for many years. More...

Bible study class sets tent service on Sept. 15 at 11

The “WORD” Bible Study Class annual tent service is scheduled for Saturday, September 15, at 11 a.m. at 415 Lexington Avenue (vacant lot across from Jackson Street), in Washington. More...

Sports

Tigers can’t finish, can’t tackle; will attempt recovery at Stratford

It’s hard to believe that a high school team can rack up 518 yards of offense, almost 100 more than its opponent, and not win the ball game. More...

Lady Tigers win a pair, now stand 3-1 in region, set six games this week

The Washington-Wilkes Tiger softball team stepped up its region competition with two powerful wins during the last week. That puts the ladies at 8-5 for the season going into Tuesday’s (September 4) game against Greene County. More...

BASEBALL’S BEST

Braves field favorites through the years

“Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he is losing; nobody wants to quit when you are ahead.” – Jackie Robinson, Cairo, Georgia, native and Hall of Fame icon.   More...

Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Carter’s Grove Baptist Church will hold a fundraising dinner for its church cemetery fund on Saturday, September 8, from 5-7 p.m. The meal is $10. For more information please call Joyce Blackburn at 706-401-9353.   More...

Kitty Bits

Kitty Bits

Help Reese with his fundraiser

For the next few weeks, Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in the CSRA will be taking donations for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The signs feature photos of eight-year-old Reese Smith or one of his friends, and share their stories. More...