December 6, 2018 RSS feed / News

ORBIT participant gets GED

Caelan “C.J.” Rogers achieved his goal of attaining his GED from the Washington-Wilkes Career Center of Athens Technical College as a participant in the Wilkes County Community Partnership (WCCP) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act ( More...

Box-top collectors receive rewards

Champion box-top collectors for the first quarter at Washington-Wilkes Primary School are (l-r) Blake Armstrong, second grade; Addie Armour, first grade, Zuriell Villagorda, third grade; and Luke Callaway, kindergarten. More...

Springfield, FBC to celebrate anniversary, Family & Friends

Springfield Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary and Family and Friends Day at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, December 16, marking the 23rd anniversary for Rev. Norman and Mrs. Lynette Williams.  More...

Forge Club open house is Saturday

By popular demand, Callaway Plantation’s knifemaking workshop has grown into the Callaway Forge Club. More...

Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne set for this Fri. and Sat. in Lincolnton

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is ready to celebrate Christmas in the community with its annual production of Holidays In Olde Lincoln Towne (HIOLT) with an extended two-day festival. More...

Club gets lesson on ethics

Preston Sanders (left), a former member of the Washington Rotary Club, returned to the club to present a program on “Personal Ethics” at the request of Dr. M.R. Clayton. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Happy belated birthday to Synita Dill-Heard! Synita celebrated her special day on November 29. Also, happy belated birthday to David Heard, Synita’s husband who celebrated his day on November 5. More...

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Tignall News

Last week as I happened to be in the F&M Bank in Tignall I saw the cutest little girl in there with her mama and grandma. She was greeting everyone who entered the bank. More...

Toombs House visitors will learn of tea’s post-Colonial importance

This Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine, visitors can tour the beautiful Antebellum home of General Robert Toombs and enjoy a “Taste of History.” Robert Toombs, Family and Friends will present a delightful Chri More...

‘Agricultural leadership needed’

Wilkes County Young Farmers Advisor and Wilkes County’s Teacher of the Year Eric Holton told the Washington Rotary Club about the Agricultural Leaders Program which was begun last year to help strengthen young people to be good, strong, moral l More...

Parker completes training in economic development levels

Washington Historical Properties Director Janet Parker has graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development’s 2018 Region 7 Multi-Day Training Program. More...

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‘Annie’ sellout could be repeated this weekend

The opening weekend of “Annie” was an absolute delight to two sold out houses! More...

Bible Institute will begin fourth year in January 2019

The Victory Baptist Bible Institute will begin its fourth year in about a month at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019. Also, the Institute’s first graduating class will finish just before Christmas, on December 23, 2018.  More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter...

... on a birthdays celebration

Whitney Boyd, Rebecca Magruder (daughter of Shana (Boyd) and Will Magruder), and Whitney’s daughters Tess and Ella took The News-Reporter on a special trip with grandmother Gail Boyd. They celebrated their birthdays as they traveled to St. More...

Pulling duty at this Saturday’s football classic

Ken Long and his son Landon Long, in the Black Night suit of armor, are shown at a recent Army football game at West Point Military Academy in New York. More...

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1. Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG) animated  2. Creed II (PG-13) Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone  3. The Grinch (PG) animated  4. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (PG-13) Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston  5. More...