October 11, 2018 RSS feed / News

New president takes over for Kiwanis

Linda Jordan (left) was installed as the 2018-19 president of the Washington Kiwanis at the club’s October 2 meeting, after concluding a year as Kiwanis vice-president. More...

Wilkes SS Union celebrates its 43rd anniversary Oct. 7

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union celebrated its 43rd anniversary on Sunday, October 7, at 3 p.m. at Reeves Chapel Baptist Church.  Rev. Michael Gresham served as host pastor and Thomas Gresham as host superintendent.  More...

U.S. Senators introduce battlefield legislation

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First Methodist students learn about electrical safety

The Washington First United Methodist Church Pre-Kindergarten enjoyed a visit from Rayle EMC as Paul Wright and John Moon talked with the children about electrical safety and some of the work they do More...

Georgia 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week October 7-13

Georgia 4-H inspires kids to do — to do community service, go to new places and to learn new skills. Georgians across the state are celebrating everything 4-H’ers do during National 4-H Week - Oct. 7-13. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Night School (PG-13) Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart  2. Smallfoot (PG) animated  3. The House With a Clock in Its Walls (PG) Jack Black, Cate Blanchett  4. A Simple Favor (R) Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively  5. More...

Tignall News

When Paula Butts, Nonie Yochim, and I do our three-mile walk each day we don’t think about being chased by a squirrel. We have been chased by dogs occasionally, not recently, and I have been chased by ducks, but never by a squirrel. More...

Unemployment rate is down; year’s indicators still positive

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Central Savannah River Area’s unemployment rate and claims both fell in August.  At the same time, the 13-county area saw its labor force and number of employed residents dip do More...

Wilkes Sunday School Union meets at Twin Oak Baptist

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union convened September 28-30 with Twin Oak Baptist Church where Rev. Paul Hull served as host pastor and Larry Williams as host superintendent. The session was opened by President Enoch Booker Jr. More...

Top citizens for September chosen at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced the “citizens”chosen for the month of September who were picked for “acting responsibly.” To be chosen, these students often used manners, followed the rules, took care of classro More...

Managing pests in your home

Every time of year is a good time to look for pests in your home. Pests enter your home looking for food, water, and shelter. Most homes have cracks and holes where pests can easily enter. More...

Old photo of the week

This is not a Wilkes County photo because the photographer's information stamped on the back of the very old print is "T.F. More...

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Journalism matters in your community

Beyond the noise of the Beltway and the daily vilification of national media outlets, are community newspapers serving cities, counties, and regions throughout the U.S.  Your local newspaper is far from being The Fake News.  Your newspaper More...

RAYLE NEWS

Tina Boatwright delivered a meal to J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Monday, October 1, on behalf of Sardis Baptist Church following the Fifth Sunday dinner. J.W. and Bonnie always appreciate the kindness of their church family.  More...