August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Personalities

Jimmy and Laura Rocker honored at 50th anniversary reception

James “Jimmy” Oscar and Laura Meadows Rocker of Metter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception given by their children Saturday, August 11, in the Mary Callaway Burton Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in Washington More...

Engaged couple entertained at shower at Souther home

Engaged couple Christina Ross and Graham Newsome of Brookhaven were entertained at a Stock the Bar Shower Saturday evening, August 11, at the home of Carol and Frank Souther on the Thomson Road.  Co-hosts with the Southers were Lynn and Lee Conn More...

Newsome family gathers for 65th annual reunion held on August 11

The 65th annual reunion of the descendants of Joseph Thomas Newsome (l831-l897) and Susan Reynolds Newsome (l835-1915) was held on Saturday, August 11, at the Georgia Baptist Mission Center on Jefferson Street.  More...

Roch Filipiak enjoys 'Roch Star' birthday party on August 11

Roch Filipiak, son of Kathryn and Reid Filipiak, celebrated his fifth birthday on Saturday, August 11, at a “Roch Star” party at his home on the Lundburg Road. Roch’s birthday was August 8.  More...

Washington Personal Mention

Visiting during the weekend with Karan and Jim Newsome and attending the Newsome family reunion Saturday were Mindy, David, and Rylen Peek of Evans and Jamie, Charlene, Anna, and Kyra of Martinez. More...

New Beginnings

Hollis Elaine Thornton

Haley and Jacob Thornton of Athens announce the birth of their daughter, Hollis Elaine, on Thursday, August 2, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Hollis weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. More...

Society News Policies

The following policies for wedding write-ups, engagement announcements, birthdays, anniversaries, and other social articles are currently in effect and are strictly observed by The News-Reporter.  More...

Pat and Willis Sherrer are guests of honor at 30th wedding anniversary celebration weekend

Pat and Willis Sherrer of Rayle celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary during weekend festivities July 13-15 with their family at the Sherrer Farm in Rayle. More...