March 14, 2019 RSS feed / News

Soldiers’ families come together

Dr. Dick Horner told members of the Washington Rotary Club about his interest in the story of two soldiers whose paths crossed on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and whose families became intertwined more than half a century later. More...

Milkmake contest helps 4-H members develop food skills

Sarah Morris was the first place winner among eight Wilkes County 4-H’ers who participated in the local Milkmake contest. Contestants each created a recipe using milk or a milk product as their main ingredient to make a drink. More...

Gammon will compete at state level

Kaci Gammon (left) won gold in the Teach and Train event at the FCCLA Region STAR Events competition and will advance to state competition set for this Saturday, March 16, at the three-day FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta.  More...

New Rotarian inducted

Doug Tyler (left), a Washington native who has returned home in his retirement, was inducted as the Washington Rotary Club’s newest member at last week’s regular meeting of the club. More...

Wishing Dr. Seuss a happy birthday

The Head Start Program of the Washington County NB & PW Club celebrated Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day, on Friday, March 1, which was the closest day to March 2, Dr. Seuss’ birthday. More...

Sleep well for a healthy heart and less weight gain

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in one out of every four deaths. More...

LWREA scholarship applications now available at schools

High school seniors from Lincoln County High School and Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School may now apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-­Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

Datlyn Lee named to GSU Dean’s List

Datlyn Lee of Washington was recognized for excellence in academics on Georgia Southern University’s fall 2018 Dean’s List. More...

Tignall News

Car racing seems to be on the TV every weekend now. It’s got to be the most boring thing on TV. My husband likes to begin watching these races but most times falls asleep. I really don’t blame him; it makes me sleepy too. More...

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Urgent need for blood prompts plea for donors in Wilkes area

Shepeard Community Blood Center has an urgent and immediate need for Type O Negative blood.  All eligible donors are encouraged to donate at a mobile drive or at one of Shepeard’s three centers in the CSRA. More...

Second graders attend play

Lacey Hopkins, Jasmine Ryans, and Roy Andrews of Tina Lewis’ class were happy to smile for the camera while taking a break to read “Town Mouse and Country Mouse” after their fun field trip. More...

Special activities highlighted in Feb.

Wilkes County students and teachers displayed their “Friendship activity” as the Washington County NB and PW Club’s Wilkes County Head Start/ Georgia Pre-K celebrated Inclusive Early Learning Week last month along with other Head St More...

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Kiwanis Talent Showcase set for March 22 at W-WES at 7

It’s the time of year again for young artists and performers to begin creating their masterpieces and polishing their acts to get ready for the annual Kiwanis Talent Showcase.  More...

Alyssa Silvey is on Brenau Dean’s List

Alyssa Silvey of Washington has been named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List at Brenau University. More...

Citizens of the Month selected at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its citizens of the month for February who were chosen for “working hard.” To be chosen, students often completed their work on time, listened hard during lessons, stayed in their seats, kept More...

‘If Walls Could Talk’ set at Toombs House on day of Spring Tour

The Robert Toombs House Historic Site will present “If Walls Could Talk” from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

LWREA presents academic awards

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) honored Washington-Wilkes High School and Middle School students for their academic achievement for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Kay Berry visited J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Monday, March 4. She took them pizza, potato chips, and cokes for their supper.  . Johnny Boatwright visited J.W. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG) animated  2. A Madea Family Funeral (PG-13) Tyler Perry  3. Alita: Battle Angel (PG-13) Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz  4. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG) animated  5. More...