December 26, 2013 RSS feed / News

C.J. Rogers wins chili cook-off

Tim Harris of Harris Custom Cycles awards the chili-pot trophy to chili cook-off winner C.J. More...

Virtuous Women to present concert at Springfield Baptist

The Virtuous Women of Praise will present a “Reunion Concert” at Springfield Baptist Church on Saturday, December 28, in a special event free to the public.  Special guest artists for the concert will include the Anointed Believers o More...

Study about ‘Celebrating Differences’ helps kids observe ‘Christmas Around the World’

Students at Washington-Wilkes Primary School celebrated “Christmas Around the World” just before the holiday break with performances of Christmas songs from a diverse group of nations all over the world.   More...

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Georgia Farm Bureau scholarship available for students planning studies in agriculture

The Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, or a related field, Wilkes County Farm Bureau president Danny Gunter rec More...

Top Ten Movies

1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman 2. Frozen (PG) animated 3. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (PG-13) Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray 4. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The Kettle Creek Pilot Club held the final meeting for 2013 on Tuesday, December 17 at Talk of the Town. We were delighted to have Floyd and Peggy Higgins join us.  . More...

Corps of Engineers makes improvements in horseback riding trail at Bussey Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has announced the completion of a $25,000 project to improve horseback riding at the Bussey Point trail and campground at Clarks Hill Lake in Lincoln County.  More...

Spirit boosters ride in parade

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School’s 2013 Miss Tiger Marlyse Sifre had a special place in the Christmas Parade of Lights with the W-W Tiger mascot. More...

Library now offers download service for audio, eBooks

The Bartram Trail Regional Library System participates in the Georgia Download Destination Consortium (GADD) providing patrons with the opportunity to download audio books and eBooks from a collection shared by libraries across the state.  More...

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Tech-savvy Tigers

Like today’s typical teen, our high school students are very savvy in the latest trends and gadgets. More...

Corps of Engineers raise prices on camp sites at two area lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has made changes in camping fees charged at Corps-managed campgrounds at Clarks Hill Lake and Hartwell Lake. All camping fees for sites with electricity service have increased $2 per night. More...

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Tignall News

Here are some Christmas gift suggestions:  . To your enemy, forgiveness.  . To an opponent, tolerance.  . To a friend, your heart.  . To a customer, service.  . To all, charity.  . More...

Lundberg News

We are enjoying the pretty but cold weather. I hope it will continue throughout the holidays. A lot of people would like a white Christmas but not me. I don’t care for snow.  . More...