December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Personalities

Cindy Calderon and David Derrick united in marriage November 20

Cindy Vanessa Calderon of Quito, Ecuador, and David Taylor Derrick of Buford were united in marriage in an intimate wedding ceremony with family and close friends on Saturday, November 20, at two o’clock in the afternoon at the home of the bri More...

Lindley Hall entertained at lingerie shower November 27

Lindley Hall, bride-elect of Josh Callaway, was guest of honor at a lingerie shower on Saturday, November 27, given by Gracen Ware and Maegen Ware at Gracen’s home. More...

Michael Bunch returns from Taiwan engineering internship

Michael Bunch has returned from an extended stay in Taiwan where he was working at National Tsing Hua University representing Georgia Tech on a research internship. More...

New Beginnings

Kyle Phoenix Hogan   Frankey and Nicole Hogan of Washington announce the birth of their son, Kyle Phoenix, on Wednesday, November 17, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Kyle weighed 7 lbs. 8 ozs. and was 20 ½ inches long. More...

Brantley Burt Rogers baptized November 7 at Mt. Zion Methodist

Brantley Burt Rogers, son of Bubba and Lindsey Rogers of Rayle, received the Sacrament of Baptism during services at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Sunday, November 7. Rev. Richard Broom officiated the services. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Visiting Thanksgiving week with Jim and Jane Bundy were grandchildren, Wiley and Jack Bundy of Richmond Hill. Joining the family for Thanksgiving dinner were David and Leigh Jay Bundy of Richmond Hill and Sybil Lincoln of Commerce.   l   More...

WLTCo. to present program of Christmas music Dec. 10-12

“It’s Christmas In Washington” and the Washington Little Theater Company will be helping folks “get in the spirit” as it presents a musical variety show by that name on December 10, 11, and 12, at the Bolton Lunceford P More...

Women who made Hickory Hill will share stories December 3-4

Meet the women who made Hickory Hill the wonderful place it is today – Mrs. Miriam Wilson, wife of the home’s builder; Mrs. More...

June Justa Chennault earns masters degree at Liberty University

June Justa Chennault recently received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a focus on Secondary Education from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Commencement services were held at an earlier date. More...

Masons of Hiram receive awards from Deputy Joe Colvard

The Masons of Hiram Lodge met for supper Saturday, November 20, at the Tignall Lunchroom.   The district deputy, Joe Colvard of Elberton and from the Grand Lodge of the State of Georgia, presented awards.   More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Rev. Gale Seibert visited Mrs. Marguerite Thornton. ƒVisiting D. Barnes were Jeanelle Ashmore, Madison Stewart, Doris Heard, Pie Wilkinson, and Carrie Gresham. ƒ Mrs. More...

Almond and Bonnie Standard honored at reception Nov. 20

Almond and Bonnie Hall Standard were entertained at a reception on Saturday, November 20, in the Dale Fincher Family Life Center of Tignall Baptist Church. More...

Danielle Marie Wild marries Albert Eugene Willis III Nov. 7

Danielle Marie Wild and Albert Eugene Willis III exchanged wedding vows on Sunday, November 7, in an intimate ceremony within the Pink Beds area of the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina. Chaplain Arthur Slagle officiated. More...

Lindley Hall honored at Christmas shower held at Grimaud home

The home of Karla Grimaud was the scene of a Christmas shower honoring bride-elect Lindley Hall on Friday evening, November 19. Co-hostesses with Mrs. Grimaud were Crystal Jackson and Samantha Armour.   More...

Xi Zeta Delta, Beta Sigma Phi hosts blood drive at festival

The Xi Zeta Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi hosted a blood drive at the Tignall Festival on November 6.   The project was a part of the chapter’s “Go Red for Women” campaign. More...

Noah West completes Georgia Army National Guard training November 18

PV2 Noah B. West, a 2010 graduate of Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School, has achieved two notable milestones since his graduation in May.   More...

Johnson family members gather for holiday celebration at Waters home

Mark and Emilie Waters were hosts for the annual family Thanksgiving celebration at their home on East Robert Toombs Avenue on Thanksgiving Day, November 25. More...

Kilgore benefit lunch to be held at VFW on Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

There will be a barbecued chicken plate sale to benefit Laverne Kilgore who has multiple medical problems and has not been able to acquire the medical help that she needs.   More...

The News-Reporter ... on duty in the Middle East

SPC Layne Paulk of the United States Army enjoys keeping up with family, friends and public affairs in Wilkes County by reading The News-Reporter while stationed in Kuwait. More...

Students of the Month selected at middle school

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month are (front, l-r) Melanie Gowen, Jah’Nay, Alexius Jenkins, (back) Fernando Bustos, Tommy Fain, and Tyrell Cullars. More...

Personal news notes from the residents at Tignall Assisted Living

Happy birthday to Mrs. Ann “Sunshine” Sales. We all enjoyed celebrating her special day with cake, ice cream, flowers and balloons. More...

Tignall Homemakers enjoy calligraphy by Janie Cravens Nov. 18

The Tignall Homemakers met November 18 and enjoyed a wonderful program given by Janie Cravens on the art of calligraphy.   More...

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

The “Sanctuary” Church of God visited the residents for Sunday morning service November 21. Pastor Al George shared a message about being thankful. ƒJaclyn and Destiny Fortson took Mrs. Mary Helen Thornton to lunch. More...