December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Personalities

The News-Reporter ... on a Caribbean cruise

Charles and Mary Rhodes (left), along with Pierce and Joyce Barden, took their trusty News-Reporter on a seven day cruise to visit Cozumel, Belize, Costa Maya, and Roatan, Honduras, aboard the Carniva More...

Nikki Morris guest of honor at baby shower December 4

Nikki Smith Morris of Martinez was entertained at a baby shower on Saturday, December 4, at The Clubhouse of Ansley Town Center Apartments in Evans. More...

Frances Wheelis Women on Mission group meets Nov. 29 at First Baptist

The Frances Wheelis Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met in the Jesse Mercer Chapel for the annual Week of Prayer for International Missions Monday evening, November 29.   Melanie Wells presided and welcomed new member, Hollie Hutto. More...

Hayden Ashton Zumbro honored at Strawberry Shortcake party Nov. 25

Hayden Ashton Zumbro, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Zumbro of Lexington, celebrated her second birthday at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David W. Adams, in Logan Woods on Thursday, November 25. Her birthday was November 26. More...

Christmas performances set at Little Theater

The Little Theater Singers and The Little Theater Children’s Chorus are all decked out in their finest Christmas attire and ready for three performances at The Bolton Lunceford Playhouse on Nort More...

Della Quarles celebrates first birthday Nov. 20

Della Quarles, daughter of TJ and Sasha Lance Quarles of Glennville, was treated to a Sweet Shoppe theme birthday party on Saturday, November 20, at the Durden Cabin at Partin Park in Lyons in honor of her first birthday. More...

Alfonsin’s battery study wins science fair in Dallas, Texas

Kyle Alfonsin won first place in the Paulding High School science fair in Dallas, Texas. For the project, he tested the effects of varying temperatures on nine volt batteries over a period of 24 hours. More...

‘Night of the Father’s Love’ set for FBC on December 19

The Senior Choir of the First Baptist Church will present a Christmas musical celebration titled Night of the Father’s Love by Pepper Choplin on Sunday, December 19, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Sanders makes the best pound cake

A pound cake bake-off was held at the Kendrick Thanksgiving dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Acree. More...

Blood drive names donor ‘honor roll’ of recent givers

Shepeard Community Blood Center on behalf of the Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has supplied the names of persons in the community who donated blood during the November 18 quarterly drive, thereby qualifying for the Center’s honor roll. More...

Dedicated musician to be honored

Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church will host a Musician Appreciation for Dianne DuBose on Saturday, December 11, at 3 p.m. More...

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

Mrs. Lois Flynt went out to lunch November 26 with Elaine and Leonard Perry to celebrate her 94th birthday. ƒCheryl and Shulur Massey visited Mrs. Louise Bagwell. More...

Bradley completes basic training at Parris Island, S.C.

PFC Tyron Bradley, a 2010 graduate of Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School, has completed 13 weeks of basic training at Parris Island, S.C. More...

Thad and Ginny Broome enjoy 50th anniversary celebrations

celebrated their 50th anniversary in the 2010 year in a series of celebrations that have lasted throughout the year.   The couple was married on October 16, l960, at Carter’s Grove Baptist Church. More...

Jackie Garcia Miranda marries Walter Louis Harris Jr. Nov. 6

Jackie Garcia Miranda of Atlanta and Walter Louis Harris Jr. of Mableton were united in marriage in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, November 6, at two o’clock in the afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Washington. Rev. More...

Adult Bible Searchers class gathers for holiday fellowship

The Adult Bible Searchers Sunday School class of First Baptist Church celebrated Christmas with its annual holiday fellowship on Friday evening, December 3, at Hummingbird Hill, home of Pug and Kay Nelms.   More...

Hannah Grace Moon enjoys third birthday celebration Nov. 19

Hannah Grace Moon, daughter of John and Karmen Moon, celebrated her third birthday with a Dora Adventure party with her family and friends on Friday, November 19, at Clifford’s Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

Personal Mention

Evelyn George enjoyed Thanksgiving in Athens with her sister and family, Marie and Ron Morris. Joining the family were Sallie George of Arden, N.C., and John Mitchell of Boone, N. C. More...

LWREA celebrates special day

Governor Sonny Perdue designated Sunday, November 7, as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. More...

GSP investigates traffic accidents during November

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 11 traffic crashes during the month of November in Wilkes County. Sergeant First Class Andrews said the traffic crashes resulted in nine injuries. More...

Bi-Lo to feature local talent Dec. 13-24

Bi-Lo will be having its first ever “12 Days of Christmas” celebration during which local talent will be featured December 13-24 from 6-8 p.m. each evening. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Wins Farm Bureau essay contest

Hunter Futch (second from left) of Washington won the Greene County Farm Bureau essay contest entitled, “How Many Hats does a Farmer Wear?” Young Farmer co-chairman Nancie Sanders, Women&r More...

Graves begins duty as communications sergeant in New York

Army Sergeant First Class Ravunda S. Graves recently began duty at the United States North Defense Coordinating Element II in New York. She is a senior communications sergeant and was previously assigned to the U.S. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

J.D. Callaway’s visitors were Effie Ware, Dorothy J. Pettus, Al Quinn, Deana M. Acree, Mattie J. Williams, and Dorothy Robertson. ƒDeana M. Acree visited Mrs. Mabel Rusher. ƒVisiting C. Wallace were Marie Tolbert, Deana M. More...

Personal news notes from the residents at Tignall Assisted Living

Happy birthday to Kenneth Mann. He celebrated with homemade chocolate pie which everyone enjoyed. Visiting Mr. Mann was his sister, Shirley Dunn, and his son, Ronnie Mann. ƒWe welcome Mrs. Margaret Connor to our home. More...