June 4, 2009 RSS feed / News

Randall receives B.S. degree from Christian Brothers

Mark Andrew Randall of Southaven, Miss., graduated from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... in the nation's capitol

Brent, Mandy, and Jack Durham Marable recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. and captured The News-Reporter on camera at the U.S. Capitol just before their tour at the visitors center. More...

Trudy needs a home

Trudy is a very sweet affectionate little dog. She came to the Washington Wilkes Animal Shelter expecting pups. Her puppies are now a few weeks old. When weaned and a little older, Trudy and pups will all be for adoption. More...

Report on Chamber happenings

Washington-Wilkes Tourism Director and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ashley Barnett (left) and Chamber President Allan Soto were guest speakers for the Washington Rotary Club at its regular Thursday lunch meeting on May 30 where they told th More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... in the Big Apple

Pictured in New York City in Battery Park are Gordon Hendry, Tina Bailey, her daughter Amanda Hendry, and, in the stroller, granddaughter Ava Hendry. More...

Regenerated hospital will have all new inpatient wing

Renderings of the new Wills Memorial Hospital from the northeast and southeast show the all new medical/ surgical inpatient unit (left in top picture, right in lower picture) which will replace the existing structure. More...

Washington Art Stroll to fillThe Square, local businesses next Saturday, June 13

Area and local artists will hold the inaugural Washington Art Stroll Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on The Square. More...

Learning in Retirement session to offer information on topics

After an active spring, the local chapter of Learning in Retirement (LIR) will take a summer break with plans to resume programs in September. "Attendance has been better than anticipated," according to Joe Harris, president of the group. More...

Victoria McClendon receives Housing Authority scholarship

Victoria McClendon, a member of the 2009 Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School graduating class, has received a $1,700 scholarship presented by the Georgia Association and Housing Redevelopment Authorities Inc., in cooperation with the Housi More...

Primary Performers present music program at W-WPS Honors Day

The Primary Performers of WWPS presented a program of music for the students and faculty at Washington- Wilkes Primary School for their Honors Day program. Songs were about friendship and national pride of being an American. More...

Kiwanis Club asks for help with newspaper recycling

The Kiwanis Club of Washington needs your help. With the economic crunch and jobs becoming more precious every day, all segments of business are trying to become leaner and more efficient. More...

Art on Main celebration set this Saturday in Warrenton

The fifth annual Art on Main celebration in Warrenton will be held June 6 on the town square downtown. More...

Softball camp to be held for girls 6-14 beginning June 15

The Washington-Wilkes Little League program will be hosting a softball camp June 15-18 from 9 a.m.-noon for all girls ages 6-14. More...

BRAG riders will arrive for overnight stay on June 12

The return of some 1,500 bicycle riders is just over a week away, and preparations are nearing completion for the 2009 Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) overnight stay in Washington next Friday, June 12. More...

Assaults, property crimes, DUI fill May's roundup of city, county law enforcement

State, county, and local law enforcement stepped up the pressure on drunk driving with 15 arrests in the month of May, and minor property crimes and assaults dominated the rest of the May roundup of arrests. More...

in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... in the Rocky Mountains

Eleanor Blackmon, Myra Blackmon, and Steve Blackmon went to Colorado to see Anna and Ben Blackmon (Jeffrey's twins) graduate from Chatfield High School in Littleton. The event was held in the Red Rocks Amphitheater. More...