February 16, 2012 RSS feed / News

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FBLA is ‘Chapter of the Year;’ school will be closed on Feb. 20

Academic news for Washington-Wilkes Middle School includes that progress reports went home on February 8 and parent conferences were held on February 9. The third nine-weeks report cards are scheduled to go home on March 14.  More...

Black History Program set for Mt. Carmel this Sunday, 3 p.m.

The annual Doris Booker Black History Program will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. More...

W-WMS strives hard to motivate students

Performance Assessments = Success.  More...

W-WCHS chapter celebrates during FBLA Week

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School celebrated FBLA Week on Monday-Friday, February 6-10. More...

RAYLE N EWS

l Happy Valentine’s Day, a bit belated! I hope everyone spent the day with someone they love, in some form or fashion. It’s not just for sweethearts, you know! More...

Girls Club is inspired by Ed Anderson’s accomplishments, wealth of knowledge 8GB 799

In honor of Black History Month, members of the Girls Club have been meeting with some of Washington’s own African-American leaders who have made significant changes in the community. More...

Lundberg News

There was a good attendance at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Sunday. Most of those who have been sick were present. We hope Charles Pullen will be better soon. We were happy to have our Georgia Baptist Association Director of Missions, Rev. More...

Top Ten Movies

1. Chronicle (PG-13) Dane Dehaan, Michael B. Jordan  2. The Woman in Black (PG-13) Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds  3. The Grey (R) Liam Neeson, Dallas Roberts  4. Big Miracle (PG) Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski  5. More...

Wilkes’ top speller wins with chocolate, tornado

Tyresius Cross, a fifth grader at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School, is the winner of the 2012 Wilkes County Spelling Bee. Tyresius competed against nine other students in grades four through eight. More...

‘Big Deal Casino’ set to raise funds for x-ray machine

The Wills Memorial Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary will present a “Big Deal Casino Night” on Saturday, March 3, from 7-10 p.m. at the Washington-Wilkes Country Club. More...

Kindergarteners may register at W-WPS on Mar. 5-9, until 4 p.m.

Washington-Wilkes Primary School will hold Kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year Monday- Friday, March 5-9, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day at the school. More...

Wilkes Co. Farm Bureau sponsors essay contest for middle schoolers

The Wilkes County Farm Bureau encourages sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Essay Contest. More...

Insurance policies explained

Scott Lewis (right) of State Farm Insurance in Washington told members of the Washington Rotary Club that 100 percent of home-owner insurance companies in Georgia have raised their rates in 2012 due More...

Bust unveiled on The Square

  A bust ofAVAILABLE tUESDAY, 2/22black Revolutionary War soldier15.6" hd Lafayette was unveiled by sculptor Kinzey Branham LedandJames Armistead SCreeN 3GB Washington Mayor Ames M. More...

Tignall News

l Here I go harping on politeness and good manners again. Children seem to have trouble speaking to adults these days. I think nice manners went out with parlors. You couldn’t help but have nice manners sitting in a parlor. More...

Harper’s Personal Care residents enjoy week’s visits

Gloria Ware and Rose Ware visited Barbara Adams and Betty Moore. .Faye Bufford went on an outing with her sister, Donna Marie Bufford, Friday, February 3. .Rev. Charles Wood and Melissa visited Mrs. Alvina Martin Saturday, February 4. Mrs. More...