January 17, 2019 RSS feed / News

Cruisers make annual donations

At the first meeting of the new year for the Memory Lane Cruisers, President Barry Holloway gave checks amounting to almost $3,000 to various organizations from the club’s profits from the 2018 spring and fall Cruise Ins on The Square. More...

FBLA students compete at Regional Leadership Conference

Twenty-eight members of Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School’s Future Business Leaders of America placed in the competitions of the Region Leadership Conference held Thursday evening, January 10, at Madison County High School in Danielsv More...

Renowned Chinese acrobats to perform at UGA

UGA Presents is bringing the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei to Athens for two shows later this month on January 25 and 26. The acrobats will perform in the Fine Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 25, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 26.  More...

Annual Fly Fishing Show is slated at Infinite Energy Center Feb. 1-2

Anglers from throughout the southeastern United States are waiting for the unofficial opening of the 2019 season: the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show, February 1-2 at the Infinite Energy Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, in Duluth.  More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Aquaman (PG-13) Jason Momoa, Amber Heard  2. Mary Poppins Returns (PG) Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda  3. Escape Room (PG-13) Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell  4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse (PG) animated  5. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The Pleasant Mothers Ministry of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church delivered a delicious meal to J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Tuesday, January 8. The Boatwrights always enjoy the good home-cooked meals these sweet ladies take once a month.  More...

February’s funding for SNAP to be available for participants

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced a plan to ensure that low-income Americans have access to the nutrition they need, despite the current federal government shutdown. More...

Five Wilkes students make Dean’s Lists

Five Wilkes County students have been named to the Dean’s Lists at four different post-secondary colleges for their 2018 fall semesters.  At Berry College in Rome, Andrea Hill is on the Dean’s List, works as photo editor for the scho More...

Auditions for Easter production set January 27, 29 at Playhouse

The Washington Little Theater (WLT) will hold auditions for its Easter production of “The Cross of Christ” at 2 p.m. on January 27 and again on January 29 at 7 p.m.  More...

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Fishing Regulations Guide helps when you’re out on the water

Planning on going fishing this year? If so, the new 2019 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide can help, says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  More...

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Tignall News

It always amazes me how the people on the weather channel on TV act as if this is the first time they have seen snow in these northern states. You would think this is the first time these people have ever seen snow anywhere. More...