November 10, 2011 RSS feed / News

Little Theater to produce Dickens’ ‘Christmas Carol’

The Washington Little Theater Company will be performing Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at the Bolton Lunceford Theater December 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and in a matinee also December 3 at 2:30 p.m. More...

W-WMS Corner

Eighth graders taking the ITBS; first school dance held on Oct. 26

W-WMS eighth-grade students have been taking the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. The first day of testing was November 7 and testing will end on November 11. Progress reports went home with students on November 9.  More...

Dr. Lord conducts Orthopedic Clinic at WMH’s Specialty Center

Dr. Kent J. Lord is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Georgia Health Sciences University. Dr. Lord completed his internship in surgery and his orthopedic surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia (now GHSU).   More...

WPD’s ‘Gifts for Children’ campaign needs info by December 9

The Washington Police Department will again sponsor its annual “Gifts for Children” campaign this Christmas.  More...

Walker recognized for making all A’s at Athens Christian

Taylor Walker of Rayle has been recognized at Athens Christian School for his academic achievement during the first quarter of the school year at Athens Christian School.  He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Yoga class members give to Stephen’s House Food Pantry

Team Yoga and Friends volunteered at a recent distribution day at the Stephen’s House Food Pantry.  More...

Trust for Historic Preservation to be topic at W-WHF meeting

Nathaniel Hansford will present a program on the work of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation on Sunday, November 6, at the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation meeting at the Robert Toombs House from 2:30-4:30 p.m. More...

Achievers celebrate national event

On October 20, the Wilkes County 21st Century Achievers celebrated the “Lights On Afterschool” event, the nationwide rally for quality after-school programs. More...

Kindergarten visits Moore Acres Farm

Some 114 kindergartners from the Washington-Wilkes Primary School converged on Moore Acres Farm for a day of educational and fun activities. More...

Harper’s Personal Care residents enjoy week’s visits

James Hughes visited Harper’s Friday, October 28. .Pat Thornton and Amelia Harrison visited Faye Bufford. I was so glad to see my two friends who claim me as their sister, and I feel the same about them. More...

RAYLE NEWS

I must begin this week with the most sincere apologies to my beloved. Kelly Armour killed a ninepoint buck on Tuesday, October 25, and I completely neglected to brag on him last week! More...

‘Huge crowds’ enjoyed entertainment, visiting at Tignall Fall Festival Saturday

Many people chose to be at the Tignall Fall Festival Saturday despite the wind. There were huge crowds enjoying visiting with each other, and enjoying the entertainment.  More...

Studies in CPR, safety, nutrition prepare students for employment

Students have had the opportunity to learn about CPR/First Aid, playground safety, and nutrition education for young children through hands-on learning experiences at Washington- Wilkes Comprehensive High School. More...

Friend of Youth barbecue, auction set for Tuesday

The annual Optimist Club Friend of Youth (FOY) auction and barbecue will be held Tuesday, November 15, at the VFW Post 5899 on Andrew Drive in Washington.  Frank Bentley’s pork barbecue, stew, and all the trimmings will be available for ea More...

Buying hay

Not all producers had the rain needed to make sufficient hay for the winter. I know some producers even had to feed hay this summer. If you are in this position, you are probably considering buying hay if you can find it. More...

FBLA raises money, awareness for breast cancer during Oct.

The W-WCHS Chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) raised money and awareness for breast cancer during the month of October. To promote awareness and funds for the cause, FBLA sponsored a dress-down week for teachers. More...

First graders learn about their teeth

All first grade students in Jennifer McAvoy’s lab classes participated in a dental health program presented by Kristen Smart from the Wilkes County Health Deptartment. More...

GMA grant funds health fair for Washington’s employees

The City of Washington sponsored its second health fair for employees thanks to a grant received from the Georgia Municipal Association. The grant is awarded annually to municipalities in an effort to raise health awareness among members. More...

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

... in the Pine Tree State More...

FBC Pre-School enjoys ‘community helpers’ visits

The First Baptist Church Pre-Kindergarten has just completed its fall community helpers unit. Each year, the teachers utilize parents of the students to discuss their jobs and plan field trips to visit the job sites. More...

Tignall News

My name is usually “Miss Organization,” but not after Saturday at the fall festival. I do the cake walk with the help of Jessie Shoemaker and Paula Butts. More...

Lundberg News

There was a good attendance at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday and we had good services. Rev. McAvoy preached a good message from John 3:1-7. .I guess when we get used to the time change we will like it, but it takes a while. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy week’s visits

Terry and Kaye Blakey visited Mrs. Edna Blakey. . Rachel Moreland visited Mrs. Delores Curry and Mrs. Gladys Dawkins. .Gail Derricott visited Mrs. Mary Russell and Mrs. Marie Gleaton. .Lettie Mae Lawson visited Eulis Dotson and Mrs. Dorothy Barnes. More...