November 24, 2005 RSS feed / News

Kiwanis Club Christmas wreaths on sale until supply is exhausted

The supply is limited this year on the popular Christmas wreaths sold annually by the Washington Kiwanis Club. More...

Tignall Yule parade set for Sun. Dec. 4 starting at 3 p.m.

The annual Tignall Christmas Parade sponsored by the North Wilkes Steering Committee will be held on Sunday, December 4, beginning at 3 p.m. More...

Girl Scouts are busy

Girl Scout Troop 2500 has been busy helping in our community and enjoying earning badges. In October they helped the Animal Shelter ear donations on the last Market Day on The Square. More...

Wills Memorial sets Tea & Learn for 2:30 Thursday, Dec. 1

Wills Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Tea and Learn on Thursday, December 1, in the hospital cafeteria at 2:30 p.m. More...

News-Reporter to publish ‘Christmas Tree Babies’

On December 22, The News-Reporter will publish its annual Christmas Tree Babies edition featuring children born to Wilkes County families during 2005 More...

Walk of Hope fund raising totals over $5,000 to benefit breast cancer research, local needs

More than $5,000 was raised to benefit breast cancer research during the annual Nancy Callaway Long Walk of Hope held November 4 on The Square in Downtown Washington. More...

Wilkes County Relay for Life to kick off Tuesday with 2006 theme of ‘Rockin’ & Rollin’ for a Cure’

Tuesday evening marks the kickoff for the 2006 Wilkes County Relay for Life. More...

Second Time Around llamas take national honors

After an eventful 2,200-mile trip, Vicky Moses and the staff of Second Time Around Mini Farm have brought home to Washington an armful of ribbons and the recognition that their llamas are some of the best in the nation. More...

Pet of the week

This beautiful Calico Cat is the purr-fect pet. She is spayed and vaccinated and needs a loving home. More...

CRWT meeting to feature members speaking Nov. 28

The Monday, November 28, meeting of the Civil War Round Table will feature members, Stephanie Macchia and Sue Davidson,as speakers. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Watchmaker More...

Deadline extended to December 2 to allow participation

The deadline for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) applications in Georgia has been extended according to James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. More...

Seniors can get free legal help when GLSP visits here Dec. 6

Members of the Georgia Legal Services Program staff will be in Wilkes County to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help, on a first-come, first-served basis. More...

Aonia News

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope all of you will have a wonderful holiday. There is nothing like families getting together for the holidays. I surely enjoy my family, all the coming and going, etc. Be careful if you are traveling. More...

Mary L. Jones gives rescued birds, animals a second chance

All the way from California to Georgia she came, in a sports car, a two-seater, with five cats and a dog, and is now caregiver for seven cats, three dogs, three pups, and 16 exotic birds. More...

Tyrone News

Phillips Mill Baptist Church More...

Gifts for Children’ campaign requests due by December 9

The Washington Police Department will again sponsor its annual More...

Bi-Lo of Washington donates $1,000 to W-W Primary School

Bi-Lo of Washington has donated $1,000 to the Washington-Wilkes Primary School. More...

Beta Club attends first convention, returns with trophies in 3 categories

W-WMS Corner

What an exciting week for WWMS! The Beta Club went to the National Convention in Macon, cookie dough is back, and there are many upcoming basketball games and wrestling matches. More...

Wilkes folks expected to help Angel Tree care for local kids

Throughout this year, Wilkes County citizens have done an amazing job of providing for those in need, as evidenced by their response to the Southeast Asia tsunami and the Gulf Coast hurricane relief efforts. More...

Partridge presents ‘turkey safety’ program to AARP November 14th

Martha R. More...

Ralph Bridges named to Hall of Fame at Wilkes Cattlemen’s annual banquet

Ralph Bridges of Oglethorpe County was inducted into the Wilkes County Cattlemen More...

Chiropractor to speak at 4-H Horse Club’s meeting December 1

The December Wilkes County 4H Horse Club meeting will have a special guest speaker and demonstration. More...

City to collect gift items as part of Mayor’s Motorcade

Donations are needed now to make the holiday season special for residents of the state More...

Outstanding students recognized

Students of the Month for October at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School are (front row, l-r) Elaina Woods, Clint Echols, Annie Edwards, Jamie Land, Rashawn Raiford, Lanisha Wylie, (back) Jessica Watson, James Fox, Yolanda Callaway, Trey Berr More...

Knock off work and fish at a nearby Georgia trout stream

Let the thought of fishing in a trout stream lure you away from the house or office there is an opportunity closer than you think. More...

GLSP to privide free legal help on civil problems

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) provides free legal help to low-income people with civil (non-criminal) legal problems. More...

W-WES announces honor roll and merit list

Principal Wanda Jenkins of the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School has announced the names of students who have been named to the school honor roll and merit list for the second six weeks grading period. Students named are: More...

Lundberg News

We are so thankful and overjoyed that after heart surgery and spending four weeks in Augusta hospitals, Evans Davis came home Tuesday. He says he is still weak, but is recovering nicely. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Hickory Hill tour set for Thomson at historic home

A Moonlight & Magnolias Tour of Hickory Hill will be held at the historic home in Thomson on Saturday, December 3. More...

Gospel Extravaganza set for Dec. 3 at old gym in Taliaferro Co.

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith Inc. of Crawfordville will sponsor its first Gospel Music Extravaganza Saturday, December 3, 2 p.m., at the old Taliaferro County school gymnasium in Crawfordville. More...

Your Pet’s Health

Pets can get sick from table-food

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