May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Personalities

Sybil Wheeler Veazey guest of honor at 90th birthday drop-in

Sybil Wheeler Veazey of Crawfordville was honored on the occasion of her 90th birthday at a drop-in party Sunday afternoon, March 30, at the Taliaferro Senior Center in Crawfordville. More...

100 Women in White conference May 23-25 at Springfield Baptist

The Springfield Baptist Church Women's Department will have its 100 Women In White Conference beginning Friday night, May 23, and continuing through May 25. Speakers for the Friday program at 7 p.m. More...

April Smith, Jonathan Wheatley honored at lawn, garden shower

Engaged couple April Smith and Jonathan Wheatley were guests of honor at a lawn and garden shower Friday evening, April 11, at the home of Tracy and Denise Armour in Rayle. More...

Tonya Howard Clark to marry David Ray Guthrie on May 17

Eddie and Ramona Howard of Rayle announce the engagement of their daughter, Tonya Howard Clark, to David Ray Guthrie of Thomson, formerly of Haleyville, Ala., son of Marlon R. More...

Elizabeth Newsome honored at miscellaneous shower April 27

Elizabeth Newsome, bride-elect of Justin Holmes of Athens, was entertained at a miscellaneous drop-in shower Sunday afternoon, April 27, at the home of Rosemary Hopkins on East Robert Toombs Avenue. Joining Mrs. More...

Emma Grace Scott celebrates second birthday April 24

Emma Grace Scott, daughter of Joey and Shannon Scott of Thomson, celebrated her second birthday on April 24. On her birthday Emma enjoyed cupcakes with her class at the First Methodi st Church Daycare. More...

Lance family members gather for luncheon in Greensboro Apr. 20

The Lance family enjoyed a special family gathering on Sunday, April 20, at the Buffet of China in Greensboro. The event was to celebrate the birthdays of siblings, John Lance, April 23; Guy Lance, April 24; and Chris Lance, April 29. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Barney Downer and James and Peggy Varnadoe of Griffin enjoyed the weekend with Betty Slaton. All attended the Johnson reunion at Pope's Chapel Saturday. More...

W-WCHS Class of '78 members enjoy cruise to the Bahamas

Several graduates of the Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School Class of l978, their families and friends enjoyed a cruise to Freeport and Nassau in the Bahamas April 10-14. More...

FBC Silver Streaks tour Botanical Gardens in Athens

The Silver Streaks of First Baptist Church enjoyed a trip to the Botanical Gardens in Athens Thursday, April 23. Members enjoyed lunch at Fatz before arriving at the Gardens for an afternoon guided tour. More...

Emily Henderson tapped for society of HS scholars

Emily Henderson of Washington- Wilkes has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). Emily is a student at Briarwood Academy and is the daughter of Bernie and Mimi Henderson of Washington. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visits with family, friends

Guests of Mrs. Bernice McAvoy were Robert McAvoy, Carolyn Alexander, Ronnie and Diane McAvoy, Joyce Blackburn, Gail Galbreath, Marion Poss, and Marge Randall. ƒGrace Ferguson and Wilma Bunch visited Mrs. Libby Ivey. ƒMrs. More...

Kelsey Grace Leard treated to princess party on March 29

Kelsey Grace Leard, daughter of Laura and Jack Leard III, celebrated her third birthday with a Disney Princess theme party ather home on March 29. Her birthday was April 6. More...

Kettle Creek DAR group meets at Wansley home on April 21

The Kettle Creek Chapter DAR met Monday, April 21, in Thomson to visit Alexandria, the home of William and Stevie Wansley and their daughter, Elizabeth. More...

Alexis Gioia competitor in Vidalia pageant

Alexis Gioia of Vidalia was named Most Photogenic and won the Most Beautiful Dress category at the Robert Toombs Christian Academy Pageant held on April 12 in Vidalia at the South Eastern Technical College. More...

Jennifer Brandt, Nicholas Blankl united in marriage on March 28

Jennifer Elyssa Brandt and Nicholas A. Blankl of Hermosa Beach, Calif., exchanged wedding vows in a lovely outdoor wedding Friday, March 28, at fiveo'clock in the afternoon at The La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, Calif. Rev. More...

Austin Edward Simmons

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allan Simmons Jr. of Washington announce the birth of their son, Austin Edward, on Wednesday, April 23, at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens. Austin weighed 7 lbs. 12 ozs. and was 20 ½ inches long. More...

Xi Zeta Delta of Beta Sigma Phi meets on April 14

Paula Denard hosted the monthly meeting of the Xi Zeta Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, on Monday, April 14, at the Mary Willis Library. Members participated in two separate rituals which were held for four sisters obtaining higher degrees. More...

April Smith feted entertained at Room-to-Room Shower April 19

April Smith, bride-elect of Jonathan Wheatley, was feted at a Roomto Room Shower Saturday, April 19, at the home of Tricia Bridges on the Newtown Road. Entertaining with Mrs. Bridges were Donna Hardy, Angie Bridges and Kristin Stevens. More...

Robyn Williams guest of honor at miscellaneous shower April 26

Robyn Williams of Anderson, S.C., bride-elect of Donald Gunter, also of Anderson, was entertained at a miscellaneous shower on Saturday, April 26, in the fellowship hall of Phillips Mill Baptist Church. More...

Valente Fanning on N.C. high school's Principal's List

Valente Fanning, a junior at Alexander Central High School in Taylorsville, N.C., has been named to the principal's list for the second semester. Since enrolling in the school, Valente has maintained straight A's. More...

Harper's Personal Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Doris Rhodes visited Mrs. Lois Flynt Monday of last week. ƒRev. Dale Fincher presented singing and devotion for the residents on Monday. More...

Nurse tell of Health Dept. services

Jennifer Jackson, County Nurse Manager for the Wilkes County Health Department (left), was the guest speaker at the Washington Kiwanis Club meeting on Tuesday, April 29. More...