August 9, 2018 RSS feed / News

NRA donates rifles to scouts

The National Rifle Association Foundation has once again been very generous to the Georgia Caro­lina Council of the Boy Scouts of America. More...

Thanks to pollinator gardens, insect-watching has become a popular pastime

Move over bird-watchers! Back­yard insect-watching has become a popular pastime thanks to the pub­lic’s increased interest in pollinator health and habitats.  Gardeners enjoy seeing insects visit their gardens. More...

DNR Offers $1,000 Grant to top Conservation Teacher

The Georgia Department of Nat­ural Resources (DNR) is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demon­strates exceptional energy and in­novation in teaching life sciences. More...

Ten free trees offered to new members

Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.  Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive ten free Colorado blue spruce trees or ten white flowering dogwood trees through the More...

Dr. Noble will be guest speaker at foundation meeting

Dr. David Noble of Atlanta will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation on Thursday, August 9, at 6 p.m. at the Washington Woman’s Club.  Dr. Noble will present “Things about Col. More...

Tips offer on managing college move

In many areas of the country leaves are turning, apple orchards are attracting crowds, football teams are starting practice and nighttime is bringing a chill to the air. More...