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WCHS Student Selected for Governor's Honors Program

WCHS Student Selected for Governor's Honors Program

Principal Dr. Al Gray is pleased to announce Washington County High School junior Henry Guo has been accepted in the 2012 Governor’s Honors Program in the area of math. 

Henry was one of the 690 finalist selected out of 2800 students from across Georgia. 

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

Thank you to jhutch29 from Sandersville for submitting this photo of the Cherry Blossoms!

We'd like to feature your photos Where You Live. Email your photos that you've taken around Sandersville and the Washington County area to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

Be sure to include your name.

 

Good Friday Service on the Square

Good Friday Service on the Square

 

Friday, April 6, 2012

Washington County Ministerial Association 

will host a

Good Friday Service

on the Square in Downtown Sandersville at noon

Kaolin Festival Theme Contest Extended

Kaolin Festival Theme Contest Extended

SANDERSVILLE, GA.--The 2012 Kaolin Festival Theme Contest has been extended through April 16. Your submission should be based on the Kaolin Festival.

Turkey Season Opens Saturday

Turkey Season Opens Saturday

The turkey hunting season opens Saturday, March 24, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources news release says.

To go turkey hunting, you'll need a valid hunting license and big game license to legally hunt turkeys in Georgia. If you're on a Wildlife Management Area, you'll also need a WMA license. You can buy licenses online, at a retail license vendor or by phone at 1-800-366-2661.

If planning to hunt on private land, you'll need permission from the landowner first.

There is a limit to turkey hunting: only male turkeys can be hunted and the season bag limit is three turkeys per hunter. 

Here are some turkey hunting safety precautions to study up on before going on the hunt:

 

Washington County School Makes State's Focus List

Washington County School Makes State's Focus List

The Georgia Department of Education has released a list of 156 schools labeled "focus schools" under the new accountability system.

In Washington County, Ridge Road Elementary School made the focus list.

According to the Georgia Department of Education, focus schools are those with a graduation rate of less than sixty percent over the last two years or with large gaps between highest and lowest achieving subgroups of students.

Friends of Scouting Dinner

Friends of Scouting Dinner

TENNILLE, GA.-- The Friends of Scouting Dinner takes place March 22 at the Washington County Ag Center.