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A fter 5 years as priest of the First United Methodist Church here, Rev. Gale Seibert delivered her final oration for a church Sunday morning. Gale is withdrawal to turn priest of a Hephzibah United Methodist Church and will broach her initial oration Sunday, Jun 24. She and her husband Rich have been a genuine item to a church and village during their time here. During Gale’s method here, a church built a pleasing new brotherhood gymnasium that they are enjoying now and a organisation from a church went on a unfamiliar goal outing to El Salvadore, a initial for a church. She was instrumental in a initial of God’s Marketplace that has valid to be a genuine item to Washington-Wilkes. She was unequivocally active in a jail method when it was located here. The village will skip her and we will skip saying her in a early mornings when she “walked” her dog, (or he walked her), a preserve dog that is roughly as large as she is. … Rev. Thomas Hall will be a new priest during First Methodist and will move his initial summary Sunday morning, Jun 24. More about him later.

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There is zero going on in Washington-Wilkes right now, or if it is we am not means to find about it. School is out. People are on vacation or only “laying low.” It’s as if we were in a opening between a finish of this year’s drill and a Fourth of Jul holiday with all of a activities. I’ve done countless calls, though have struck out any time.

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The Mary Willis Library Summer Reading Program is underway with special events designed via a summer. There are dual reading programs – one for children by a fifth class and another for children in a sixth beauty and older. A weekly story time is hold any Wednesday during 10 a.m. and cinema are scheduled for Friday afternoons. You can find out about all a summer events by job a library during 706-678-7736.

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If we are in a robe of not removing a books we check out during a library behind to a library on time, we competence wish to be a small some-more committed in returning them. Beginning on Jul 1, a overdue price will boost from 10 cents per day to 20 cents per day.

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Sonny Johnson during Tyrone says he got 2.3 inches of sleet Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday of final week, though hasn’t had any since. …Norris Ware on Hill Street got 7 and a half tenths during that same period.

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A organisation of Washington-Wilkes adults meets any Monday morning at Heritage Healthcare of Wilkes (nursing home) to control a ceremony use for residents who wish to participate. They accommodate in a dining room, sing favorite hymns, and have a brief devotional. They come to a dining room in wheelchairs, regulating walkers or canes, or only walking and seem to unequivocally suffer singing and participating. Some of a volunteers heading a use include Jo and Buzzy Randall, Shirley Gunter, Tom Wells, Jim Burton, Shay Harris, and Jane Newsome. J.D. Callaway (a resident) infrequently plays his harmonica to a pleasure of everybody. … A identical use is hold at Washington Manor on Wednesday mornings with Willard Lance, Jackie Gillispie, and Terry Boswell heading a residents in singing, prayer, and Bible study.

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The Farmers Market behind a building is open any Saturday morning with lots of uninformed summer vegetables and a accumulation of other items. Saturday we bought Silver Queen and yellow corn, tomatoes, yellow and zucchini squash, boa-constrictor beans, red potatoes, and boiled pecans. Regular immature beans were there, many qualification items, and pleasing notepaper.

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The Washington Little Theater Summer Drama Camp comes to a tighten this weekend with 3 performances scheduled – Friday and Saturday during 7:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoon during 2 p.m. The Junior Campers, destined by Libby Foster, will benefaction “The Princess King,” and the Senior Campers will benefaction “The Mysterious Case of a Missing Ring,” destined by April Shelton.

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Gas prices, west to east, Tuesday morning were $3.37, $3.37, $3.34, $3.35, and $3.36.

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Be certain to call me if we have equipment for this column. My phone series is 706-678-7781; and my email residence is jane@washingtonwilkes.us – (no hyphen.)

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One good thing about “working from home” is that if we consider of something we had rather be doing, we can get adult and go do it and come behind to this mechanism later. we did only that Monday morning when a sleet started entrance down. we got my crater of coffee and went to a screened porch on a west side of a house. From there we have a flattering good perspective of a 2½ acres and generally my backyard that is about an acre. Add to that the Lucas- Hopkins-Hackney pasture, woods, and pond, and it’s utterly a perspective from my roost on a side of a hill. Most of a birds were silent, gripping dry in their nests, we guess, though a garland of loud crows got my evident attention. There were 8 of them that lined adult on a passed prong high adult in a Hickory tree. The prong was together to a ground. They altogether ceased their cawing and apparently on signal, a one on a right took a dive from a limb, followed in ideal sequence by any of a others – like warrior pilots, Terry?. That was a steer to see. The deer was visiting my Beagle who was in a coop and adhering his nose by a handle in greeting. (They are friends.) Three rabbits were on a easterly finish of a yard, digging for whatever rabbits puncture for, and 6 remaining goats were bustling eating along a blockade line. A span of wrens continued to build a nest in a birdhouse on a “island,” and one of a toads came out with a greeting. The Mourning Doves were creation their anguish calls, and many chipmunks were in-and-out of their network of tunnels underneath a island, and around a flower beds. What a approach to start a day … But sitting in a core of a backyard were 12 (literally) squirrels carrying a pow wow to devise what they were going to do to provoke me that day. … we have 3 “Bills” who contend they’re going to get all these squirrels for several reasons. we wish they would precipitate up.

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Please take note of The News- Reporter’s early deadlines for a Jul 5 edition. You can find them on page 2 of this issue.

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