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Ag education teaches valuable skills

Coming from a background in vocational agriculture (back when it wasn’t so popular), Bob Johnston (right) was pleased to introduce W-WCHS vo-ag teacher Eric Holton to the Washington Rotary Club More...

Donations help send 14 to Camp Grandview

Fourteen Wilkes County campers attended the Salvation Army’s Camp Grandview in Jasper, Georgia, June 22-26. The annual camp is funded by the Salvation Army and donations from the community. More...

Expert flags trails at Kettle Creek Battlefield

Trails in the Kettle Creek Battlefield Park which connect the War Hill Loop Trail with the Hammett farm site and with Liberty Church sites of the Revolutionary period were both recently flagged, providing informative additions to trails for experienc More...

Saturday at the Rock can teach benefits of cooking and eating in

Today we live busy lives leaving little time for traditional family dinners. The convenience of fast food and dining out often trumps cooking at home. Although quick and easy, you can end up spending three times as much at a restaurant.  More...

Young and old, from 0-83, celebrate at 18th annual Fourth of July parade

With a cool breeze and the sun trying to peep out among the clouds, the 18th annual Independence Day parade got underway at 8 a.m. on July 4.  More...

Higher vitamin D doses may be needed to restore levels in overweight blacks

The current recommended minimum daily dose of vitamin D is not sufficient to restore healthy vitamin D levels in overweight or obese blacks, researchers report.  More...

Just for the fun of it ...

here’s a look at the front page from 50 years ago this week, July 1, 1965 Lots of familiar faces here – many are still around.
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RAYLE NEWS

The girls and I sure have enjoyed having GiGi home during the day this summer. She cooked breakfast for us on Thursday, June 25.  . Sawyer Callaway completed his very first week of swimming lessons two weeks ago. More...

County committee nominations due in FSA’s office by August 3

Nomination forms for local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees must be postmarked or received in the Wilkes-Lincoln Taliaferro County FSA Office by the close of business on Monday, August 3, according to Executive Director D. More...

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

... on the shores of Resurrection Bay

Ben and Mary Beth Walker took their News-Reporter when they visited their daughter in Wasilla, Alaska, and posed for this photo at the Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska. More...

Chafin and Guin noted for grades at North Georgia

Lauren D. Chafin and Brittany Leigh Guin of Washington have been recognized on the President’s Honor Roll for the spring semester at the University of North Georgia (UNG).  More...

CCC program and hayride set July 18 at A.H. Stephens

On Saturday, July 18, at 2:30 p.m., A.H. Stephens State Park in Crawfordville will conduct a CCC history program and hayride. More...

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Joshua Fair earns chemistry degree at North Georgia

Joshua Raphael Fair of Washington has graduated from the University of North Georgia (UNG) with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  More...

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

... at a wedding in Big Sky Country

  The entire Hearn family and a copy of The News-Reporter flew to Bozeman, Montana, for the wedding of Barbara’s nephew, Taylor Henson. More...

Tignall News

Many of you remember the big hair of the 60s. I think Lem Le- Roy must go through all these old pictures when he comes home and puts them on Facebook. I love old pictures. More...

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