September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Obituaries

Robert King Jr.

Funeral services for Robert King Jr., 52, of Washington, were held on Thursday, June 30, at The Pope Center, with a repast following, also at the center. Burial followed at his church, Hillard Station Baptist. More...

Henrietta Smith

Graveside services for Henrietta Smith, 72, of Orlando, Florida, will be held on Saturday, October 1, at 11 a.m. at New Springhill Church and cemetery in Philomath, Georgia. She departed this life on Tuesday, September 13. More...

Dedicated to keeping the neighborhood clean

City leaders and lodge brothers dedicated Baltimore Road and Favor Avenue to Shiloh Lodge 63 last Saturday, along with Washington City Councilman Maceo Mahoney and Marcus Dill, of Washington’s More...

FCCLA members find motivation at conference

Members of the Washington-Wilkes chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a leadership conference held September 16, at the FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington. More...

Barney C. Zellars

Funeral services for Barney C. Zellars, 79, of Lincolnton, were held on Tuesday, September 27, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Wilkes County. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

James S. Scruggs

Memorial services for James S. “Steve” Scruggs, 69, of Gills Point Road, will be held on Saturday, September 24, at 10 a.m. at Beulah Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service. More...

Summer drought brings availability of disaster loans

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Search for long-lost World War II buddy keeps son-in-law busy making regular trips to Europe

At the latest SAR local chapter meeting, John Bennion of Lilburn described his search for the missing World War II buddy of his father-inlaw, Lt. Smith Shumway. It was a fascinating story of heroism, tragedy, and hope. More...