February 15, 2018 RSS feed / News

The flu is tricky – be careful

Cindy Piela (left) of Fievet Pharmacy in Washington cautioned members of the Washington Rotary Club about the dangers of the flu especially right now in the middle of the flu season. More...

Wilkes Co. students on President’s, Dean’s lists at Ga. Southern

Datlyn Lee of Washington was one of some 1,500 students recognized at Georgia Southern University for excellence in academics on the fall 2017 President’s List. More...

Kindergarten registration set March 5-9 for five-year-olds

Washington- Wilkes Pri­mary School will hold kindergarten (fiveyear olds) registration for the 2018- 2019 school year Monday-Friday, March 5-9, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Registration will be held at the school. More...

Stephens graduates at Brenau University

Katiska Booker Stephens of Washington graduated from Brenau University with a A.A. degree in liberal studies during commencement ceremonies. She was one of 404 students who earned degrees and were recognized during winter graduation.  More...

Kitty Bits

Any ‘Rotaryandys’ out there?

A fter we lost Jane Newsome, “The Office Cat,” in September of last year, readers expressed grief over our loss. We say “our loss” because readers of her column felt that they had personally lost a friend. More...

Chill out with FBLA’s cooler raffle

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter is currently holding a raffle, sponsored by F&M Bank Washington, to raise funds for its members attending state and national FBLA competitions.  More...

ACE Act should help rural Ga. boost broadband accessibility

Last week, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Sen. More...

New plates depend on pre-sales

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is encouraging all Georgians to be a part of conserving the state’s natural resources and protecting its citizens by pre-ordering a Georgia DNR Law Enforcement license plate.& More...

RAYLE NEWS

Nina Boatwright visited J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Tuesday, February 6 and brought lunch.  . Reverend Jim Newsome visited with J.W. and Bonnie Boatwright on Thursday, February 8.  . Kate Orr Messer of Roswell visited J.W. More...

January citizens named at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School has announced its citizens of the month for January. More...

Awards presented at annual Young Farmers dinner

William Fain was inducted into the Wilkes County Young Farmers Hall of Fame and a number of other awards and recognitions were made at the organization’ annual Family Appreciation Dinner January 23.  More...

Budget legislation will benefit Plant Vogtle

MEAG Power has announced that Congress has passed and President Donald Trump has signed budget legislation that will benefit the expansion of Plant Vogtle. More...

Wingfield on Dean’s List at Georgia State

Kareema Wingfield of Washington has been named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at Georgia State University.  To be eligible for the Dean’s List, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State cumulative GPA of 2.00 must earn a 3.5 More...

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Kiwanis Talent Showcase set for March 16 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...

Pre-K registration for 2018-19 set for March 5-9 at W-WES

Washington-Wilkes Elementary School will hold Pre-K registration for the 2018-2019 school year the week of March 5-9 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily at the school.  More...

‘Music Celebration 2018’ set for this Saturday at W-WCHS

T.J. and Friends Foundation will host “Music Celebration 2018” this Saturday, February 17. The fundraiser concert, scheduled for 6 p.m. More...

Tignall News

When Elizabeth Bufford came to my house Sunday with an article for the paper, I was wishing I could have gotten a color picture of her for the paper. She had on a beautiful bright red suit and a red hat. She was really looking spiffy. More...

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