March 30, 2006 RSS feed / News

Primary school students celebrate music month, make their own instruments from home items

The children at WashingtonWilkes Primary School have been involved in many different aspects of the school music program in celebration of March as music month throughout the United States. More...

Hillhouse, Andrews inducted as 'Women of Achievement;' students and others attend ceremony at Wesleyan College

Wilkes County%27s Sarah Porter Hillhouse and Eliza Frances (Fanny) Andrews now stand with Flannery O%27Connor, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Ellen Axson Wilson, Margaret Mitchell Marsh, Nancy Hart, and other important women inducted into the Georgia Women of More...

Aonia News

the music and sang several specials, singing one song that she had written and set the music to this song. Special guests were the Roberson family and Hall family. More...

Presents program for Rotary Club

Dr. Marshall P. Waters (center) spoke to the Washington Rotary Club and gave an interesting talk on the Civil War concerning the Dahlgren Raid on Richmond and the plot to kill Confederate President Jefferson Davis. More...

Free legal help will be available on Tue., April 4

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

W-WMS Corner

Farmers & Merchants donation funds new computer at W-WMS

Students in Debbie McLeod%27s sixth, seventh, and eighth grade classes have received a very special gift - $1,000 from Farmers and Merchants Bank of Washington. More...

WMH, ACS sponsoring Smoking Cessation classes during April

Wills Memorial Hospital and the American Cancer Society will sponsor Smoking Cessation classes April 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the WMH Library. More...

W.L. Johnson IV receives wings in ceremony on Friday, March 24th

Lieutenant (jg) William Lloyd Johnson IV, United States Navy, received his wings in the Winging Ceremony Friday, March 24, at Naval Air Field Whiting Field in Milton, Fla. More...

Wendy Walton and Michael Parrish plan wedding ceremony for Apr. 29

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Norman of Tignall announce the engagement of her daughter, Wendy Walton, to Michael Parrish, both of Stockbridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Parrish of Atlanta. More...

Kimberly Holder entertained at bridal shower

Kimberly Holder, bride-elect of Will Bentley, was entertained at a miscellaneous bridal shower on Sunday afternoon, March 26, at the home of Mrs. Jamie Barnett on Sims Street. Hostesses for the occasion were Mrs. Barnett and Mrs. More...

W-WCHS Class of 2000 celebrates with reunion

The Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Class of 2000 had its five-year reunion on Saturday evening, March 11, at The Washington Jockey Club on The Square in Downtown Washington. More...

Morgan McAvoy and Tim Echols honored at shower

Engaged couple Morgan McAvoy and Tim Echols were honored at a dinner and family shower on Saturday evening, March 18, at the Washington Jockey Club. Hosts for the occasion were Mrs. George Norman, Anna Norman, Mal Heaton of Molton, Ala., and Mr. More...

Engaged couple honored at His and Hers Shower Mar. 18

Jessica Kessler and Ryan Wheatley of Valdosta, whose wedding will be an event of June 10 in Guyton, were honored at a His and Hers Shower on Saturday, March 18, in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church in Washington. More...

Lifeguard training available soon from Augusta Red Cross

The American Red Cross of Augusta will be having two lifeguarding certification courses in the upcoming weeks. Swimmers may register for any of the following training courses by calling the Augusta Chapter at 706-724-8481 ext. 211. More...

'Disaster Action Teams' created by Red Cross will respond to fires, other public emergencies

The American Red Cross of Augusta has just launched five fully trained volunteer "Disaster Action Teams" to respond to local disasters throughout the greater Augusta area. More...

Jackson is promoted to SMSgt, stationed in Bahrain with 609th

Monte (Jake) Jackson has been promoted to Senior Master Sergeant/ E-8 (SMSgt). More...

4-H Club participates in shows

Three members of the Wilkes County 4-H Club participated in two livestock shows recently. Lauren Chafin won first place in showmanship and first in her weight class at the University of Georgia Dairy Science Club Show in Athens. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Seven members of the Rayle Lunch and Learn Club met at the Rayle City Hall for a trip to Athens to the Peking Chinese Restaurant Wednesday for lunch. More...

Lundberg News

We had good services at Clifford%27s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. We were happy to have as visitors, Mrs. Lucy Nell Hopkins Gill of Lavonia and her daughters, Jane Ford of Tampa, Fla., and Peggy Jordon of Monroe. Mrs. More...

Tyrone News

Bethesda Baptist Church in Greene County near Union Point, off Highway 44, will be having a series of revival services beginning Sunday morning, April 2, at 11 a.m., and continuing each night, Sunday through Friday, at 7 p.m. More...

WRDW to host 'StormFest 2006' at Fort Discovery this Saturday

The past two hurricane seasons have been horrific and the 2006 hurricane season is rapidly approaching. More...

Little Theater Drama Camp to be held in late May, June

Plans are underway for the Washington Little Theater Company%27s annual two-week Drama Camp to be held May 22-26 and May 30-June 2. Registration begins next Monday, April 3. More...

Anthony Jackson is on Dean's List at Troy University

Anthony D. Jackson has been named to the Term III Dean%27s list at Troy University. More...

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time 2006 begins Sunday morning, April 2, at 2:00 a.m. More...

W-WES students walking Thursday for 'Mini-Relay'

Students at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School are joining in the fight against cancer by raising money and walking behind the school on Thursday, March 30, beginning at 8:15 a.m. More...

Mrs. Jack Veazey guest of honor at birthday dinner

Mrs. Jack Veazey was honored on her birthday at a family dinner and celebration Sunday, March 28. More...

Sasha Dawn Lance, TJ Quarles to unite in marriage on July 8

Sasha Dawn Lance of Columbia, S.C., announces her engagement to TJ Quarles, also of Columbia, S.C. More...

Sasha Lance guest of honor at Pampered Chef shower

Sasha Lance of Columbia, S.C , bride-elect of TJ Quarles, also of Columbia, was honored at a Pampered Chef shower given by Red Bank Elementary School%27s Second Grade Team and Jennifer Certain. More...

Jill Stewart guest of honor at miscellaneous bridal shower

Jill Stewart, bride-elect of Rob Thornton, was entertained at a miscellaneous shower on Sunday afternoon, March 26, given by Debbie Brown and daughter, Mandi Bates, both of Anderson, S.C., and Debbie Lindsey. More...

Morgan McAvoy feted at bridal shower on March 27

Morgan McAvoy, bride-elect of Tim Echols, was feted at a bridal shower Saturday morning, March 27, given by Mrs. Eugene Pollock and Miss Betty Slaton at the Slaton home on East Robert Toombs Avenue. More...

Pilot Club makes presentation

Pilot Club of Washington Inc. members (l-r) Doris Rhodes and Celeste Adams present bibs to Dale McClendon and Sherryl Denard to be enjoyed by (seated left to right) Sue Lee and Hattie Wilkerson as well as other residents of Wilkes Health Care. Mrs. More...

Garner Bailey enjoys Funsville birthday party

Garner Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey, celebrated his third birthday on Saturday, March More...

Wildlife camps to give youth outdoor training, experience

If you would like to encourage your child%27s "wild" behavior this summer - here is the perfect opportunity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...