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Theater season tickets still available but Early Birds have only until Jan. 15

January 15, 2019, is the deadline to purchase 2019 Early Bird Season Tickets for the Washington Little Theater Company (WLTC). More...

Special Sections

Opinions

Down and out: man who had it all explains how his downfall started

I sure didn’t see the punchline coming in a joke Bill Gori shared here while back about a homeless man’s answer when someone asked him how he ended up like that.  More...

Book Review

The Lost Vintage

If you’re looking for original plots or characters, you might want to look further. More...

Harris compatible with being a private citizen

Former governors, as it is with many retired politicians, often revert to an uneventful lifestyle where there are no headlines, perks, or police escorts.  More...

Worship

Man’s journey to God’s promise

God sent Jesus to redeem us from our sins and restore our fellowship with Him. What is our part in the restoration process? Read Matthew 2:1-12 and see what we have to do.  More...

Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Cherry Grove and Gibson Grove Baptist Churches will hold a Watch Night Service on Monday, December 31, at 10 p.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center with guest speaker Pastor Frances Harper. Breakfast will be served.  .  More...

Kitty Bits

Kitty Bits

Washington elf delivers book

We have a story to share with you. Frost Bush Osborne, daughter of the late Ted Bush recounted a story that we think you’ll enjoy.  More...

Supreme Court affirms conviction of Gartrell for murder of Edwards

The conviction of Nyheim Gartrell for the murder of James Edwards has been upheld by the Supreme Court of Georgia in a December 10, 2018, decision. Justice Michael P. More...

GOHS and Team Georgia partner in statewide effort to encourage safe driving

As the calendar year winds down, the holiday festivities start up. 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...

News

Junior Board includes Wilkes student

The Watson-Brown Foundation has announced its list of 2018-2019 Junior Board – Thomson Chapter members including one student from Wilkes County.  More...

Cruisers donate toys for Christmas to be distributed by Toys for Tots

The Memory Lane Cruisers met for their annual Christmas meal and handed over a load of toys to Wilkes County EMS Director Blake Thompson who accepted the gifts on behalf of the Toys for Tots drive in Wilkes County. More...

Hull graduates at Ga. Southwestern in management

Georgious Hull of Crawfordville graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the fall 2018 commencement ceremony held on Wednesday, December 12, in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. More...

Obituaries

Melvin Lewis Johnson

Funeral services for Melvin Lewis Johnson, 77, of Rachel Lane in Washington were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the New Life Baptist Church with Rev. Arthur Key officiating. More...

Personalities

Xi Zeta Delta members enjoy holiday activities in December

The Xi Zeta Delta chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, had a busy Christmas as the season began with their regular monthly meeting on December 10  Members enjoyed the program by Kim Winfrey on cookie decorating. More...

Annual Christmas celebrations held at McClearen home

In keeping with tradition, Louise and David McClearen hosted their annual Christmas celebration for their families.  More...

Eta Omicron chapter makes $12,000 donation to WMH

The Beta Sigma Phi Eta Omicron chapter met on Wednesday night, December 19, at the home of Angie Strother. More...