December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Personalities

Andrews to be featured speaker at Booker Scholarship Program

The Reese J. Booker Scholarship Committee is having its annual Scholarship Program at the Marks Tabernacle Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on December 28. Minister Paula Andrews is scheduled to be the guest preacher. More...

W-W Garden Club meets December 11 at Waters home

The Washington-Wilkes Garden Club met in the home of Mark and Emilie Waters on East Robert Toombs Avenue on Thursday afternoon, December 11. More...

Iris Garden Club members enjoy holiday brunch Dec. 9

Southern Elegance Tea Room on West Robert Toombs Avenue was the scene of the Iris Garden Club meeting and holiday brunch Tuesday morning, December 9. Karen Stubbs, president, welcomed the members and the business meeting followed. More...

Alaina Callaway celebrates sixth birthday Dec. 12

Alaina Callaway, daughter of Rick and Sheila Callaway, celebrated her sixth birthday on December 12. Alaina began her birthday celebrations with breakfast at McDonald's with her daddy before school. More...

Family, friends gather at Eskew home for festivities, celebrations

Cherry Laurel, home of Mike and Sniggy Simpson Eskew and the Simpson family home for the last 100 years, was the scene of a host of activities in the past couple of weeks. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Cliff Hopkins and Jason Hopkins of Hilton Head, S.C., visited Wednesday and had lunch with their mother and grandmother, Norma Hopkins. Dennis and Fran Hopkins of Acworth also visited Wednesday afternoon. More...

Vietnam veteran speaks at Pre-Release Center

Bobby West and his seeing-eye dog, Franklin, (top photo)received a certificate of thanks from Ricky Cobb for being a guest speaker during a Veterans Day memorial held at the Wilkes Pre-Release Center. More...

T.J. & Friends organization presents checks for local cancer patients

T.J. & Friends representative Blake Thompson (center) presents a $500 check to Henry Willis (left) and his father (right) Fred Willis. (second photo) Thompson presents Helen Binns and (third) Tommy Martin. More...

Wills Memorial bricks honor Dr. Stich, Kogers

More memorial bricks line the entrance to Wills Memorial Hospital as (top photo) Judith Stich and friend Stephanie Palmer place a brick in memory of Mrs. Stich's husband, Dr. Ernest Stich. More...

New Beginnings

Colton Douglas Velazquez Federico and Jeannie Velazquez of Rayle announce the birth of their son, Colton Douglas, on Friday, November 28, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens. Colton weighed 7 lbs. 4 ozs. and was 20 ½ inches long. More...

Bridgett Elizabeth Berry to wed Joseph Nicholas Wells May 16

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Berry Jr. of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgett Elizabeth, to Joseph Nicholas Wells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wells of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. More...

Gresham-Saggus WOM group meets for Week of Prayer

The Rhetta Gresham-Terry Bennett Saggus Women on Mission of the First Baptist met for the Week of Prayer for International Missions observance Thursday afternoon, December 4, in the Jesse Mercer Chapel. More...

Kariss Alaine Easler to marry Stephen Blake Winfrey June 13

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Newman and Mr. and Mrs. William Easler of Evans announce the engagement of their daughter, Kariss Alaine Easler, to Stephen Blake Winfrey, also of Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troupe Mercer Harris III and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Shay Harris presents program at Kettle Creek DAR meeting

Shay Harris presented the program for members of the Kettle Creek Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution at their meeting Monday, December 15, at the Woman's Club. Mrs. More...

Georgia girls invited to enter preliminary Forestry pageant

Girls from all counties in Georgia are invited to enter the local Miss Forestry Pageant. Applications are available at public schools or by mail or email to lthompson61@alltel. net or lwfreeman@windstream. net. More...

Dooly and Clarke were Revolutionary heroes

Dr. Christine R. Swager (left), author of Heroes of Kettle Creek 1779-1782, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Washington Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, December 16. Dr. More...

Consumer Judging team takes second place at 4-H Cotton Boll

The Wilkes County Senior Consumer Judging team took second place in the Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree and the junior team placed sixth overall. More...