October 12, 2017 RSS feed / News

Volunteers head to gulf coast to deliver aid to Irma victims

Shortly after Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Gulf Coast, Bob Haughey of Washington joined forces with the Jefferson Fire Department to deliver supplies to Labelle, Florida, victims northeast of Naples.  More...

Preparedness Coalition coordinates emergency drill

Under the direction of the State of Georgia Region G Emergency Preparedness Coalition, Wills Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Preparedness Team and the Wilkes County EMA organized and staged an Ex More...

Employment is up and unemployment rate was down in CSRA during month of August

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has announced that the Central Savannah River Area’s (CSRA) unemployment and jobs picture looked bright in August.  Butler said last week that in August, the unemployment rate was just 5.5 percent, unem More...

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... a little ahead of ski season

  Rebecca and Vance Tarver took The News-Reporter on a trip to Colorado to visit their son, Vance, in Aspen. They also visited Snowmass and Maroon Bells. This News-Reporter is 1,387 miles from home. |align=left|width=250|height=188|link=node] More...

Tignall News

Now, I usually admit when I make a mistake. Well, I made one of those in last week’s paper when I wrote that Graydon and Pat Bobo went to Pigeon Forge twice in one weekend. I meant to delete the first one but failed to. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. It (R) Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher  2. American Made (R) Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson  3. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (R) Taron Egerton, Colin Firth  4. The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) animated  5. More...

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Singing contest in Elberton will name ‘Voice of the Fair’

“Small Towns and Merry-Go- Rounds” is this years’ theme for the 84th annual Elberton 12-County Fair set to begin Thursday, October 12, and run for 10 days through October 21.  New for the fair this year will be a contest to nam More...

Caravaners visit Kettle Creek Battlefield to hear about history, geology, and flora

Through arrangements of Beth and Edward Jones of Virginia, about 40 retirees with a strong interest in history visited the Kettle Creek Battlefield recently.  More...

‘Haunted Evening’ at A.H. Stephens set Oct. 28, 7-10

“A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens” is slated for Saturday, October 28, from 7-10 p.m.  More...

Hice sends word he will advocate for development

At its regular monthly meeting, the Kettle Creek Battlefield Association (KCBA) board of directors heard a report from Spencer Hogg, a representative speaking for United States Congressman Jody Hice, who said that Hice’s office could advocate f More...

DJJ will conduct on-site interviews here Oct. 26

For those ready to work for justice in the community, the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is recruiting responsible adults who care about at-risk kids from around Georgia. More...

Long-time member noted for sponsorship

Forty-four-year veteran Rotarian Joey Fievet received his recognition pin for sponsoring Amethyst Wynn as a new member of the Washington Rotary Club from Club President Terry Boswell at last week&rsq More...

Skywatchers can catch glimpses of meteor shower now through Nov. 7

Skywatchers can catch glimpses of meteor shower now More...

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Floyd and Peggy Higgins and Mary and Gracie Dill traveled to Suches for the annual Indian Summer Festival, which is held on the grounds of Woody Gap School, Georgia’s smallest public school.  . More...