March 12, 2015 RSS feed / News

Speaks to Washington Kiwanis Club

Wills Memorial Hospital Administrator Jane Echols met with the Washington Kiwanis Club last week to describe the obstacles she and her staff constantly navigate while running a rural hospital in 2015 More...

Saturday@TheRock will teach gardening in containers Mar. 21

Interested in gardening but low on space or time? The monthly Saturday@ TheRock series at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on Saturday, March 21, will teach you the basics of container gardening. More...

Students and their parents should know the importance of ‘the right 28’ classes

As the 2015 graduating class begins to make plans for graduation and beyond, it is important for parents of future high school graduates to have the opportunity to understand what it takes to be a Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School graduate. More...

Young inventors exhibit at convention

Trix Sunga (right) took first place, Kynijal Williams (center) got second, and Merrill Dresch finished third when fourth grade DELTA students at Washington-Wilkes Elementary School hosted an Inventio More...

Box top collectors raise money for primary school

Everyone is reminded to “please remember to cut out box tops for your favorite primary school student.” Students collect box tops as a fundraiser at W-WPS and also to have a chance to win More...

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Middle school chooses students of the month

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month for February are (front row, l-r) Raegan Echols, Daviauna Mahoney, Tianna Heard, (back) Yamille Adams, Jayla Butler, Lamar Davis, Jesus Velazquez More...

Dr. Seuss story time to be held at library Tuesday, March 24

The Mary Willis Library is hosting a special story time featuring Dr. Seuss on Tuesday, March 24, at 11 a.m. for children two years old and older. The story time will consist of several Dr. More...

Sharon Shenanigans and special attractions set Saturday, April 25

The public is invited to join in on the shenanigans in Sharon on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Sharon Garden Club. More...

Tignall News

I have never understood it when you go to the girls softball games, you don’t see any girls spitting. At a boys baseball game most of them have to spit. They learn real early how to spit. More...

Downtown plans include public restrooms

Susan Abramson (right) outlined four phases of plans for the development of Simpson Park by the Washington Downtown Development Authority (DDA) when she spoke to the Washington Rotary Club at its reg More...

Congressman visits, offers help in finding grants

Newly-elected Congressman Jody Hice discussed several items of mutual interest in current battlefield development during his visit to the annual Revolutionary Days event at the invitation of the Kettle Creek Battlefield Association (KCBA).  More...

LWREA scholarship available to seniors with college intent

High school seniors from Wilkes and Lincoln Counties may now apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  Students who apply must be planning to attend a college or vocational school for the 201 More...

UGA Botanical Garden’s workshop includes War Hill in study of rocks

“It was my favorite of five stops on our field trip tour covering the Carolina Terrane” of the Georgia Piedmont Province, said Dan Williams, UGA forester. More...

Ga. Legal Services to offer free clinic on wills March 28

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP), non-profit provider of legal aid for low-income Georgians, is hosting a free “Wills Clinic” on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m.- noon at 209 7th Street, Suite 400, in Augusta.  More...

Lenten suppers continue at Episcopal Church

On Wednesdays this month, the Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Washington is holding a series of Lenten Soup Suppers to commemorate the 40-day period of preparation before Holy Week and Easter.  More...

Kiwanis Talent Showcase set for March 27 at W-WES at 7

The 33nd annual Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase will be held on Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. The art entry deadline is March 17 at 10 a.m. More...

Foundation recognizes Pope family

Miss Eliza Pope places plaques on the Wills Memorial Hospital Foundation Patron board for her grandparents Susan and Edward Pope Jr. and her parents Susan and Ed Pope III. More...

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Kellbry and I enjoyed eating lunch with Adriana Armour at school on Friday, March 6. She seemed excited to see us, too! We also had a fun meeting with Stephanie Macchia and Jenny Clarke. Fun meetings—who knew?  More...