May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Personalities

Morgan Lamar celebrates birthday with family, friends

Morgan Elizabeth Lamar, daughter of Drew and Beth Lamar of Washington, celebrated her first birthday at her home on Saturday, April 30. More...

Lindsay Sherrer entertained at brunch May 7 in Glennville

Lindsay Sherrer, bride-elect of Drew Thomas, was entertained at a bridal brunch on Saturday morning, May 7, at the First Baptist Church in Glennville.  More...

W-W Garden Club meets May 12 at N. Wilkes Library

The Washington-Wilkes Garden Club met Thursday, May 12, at the North Wilkes Library in Tignall.  Mary Broadnax, president, opened the meeting and the group joined in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.  After a devotional by Mary Webster, a More...

Washington Personal Mention

Mary Burt was joined by her granddaughter, Ashley Burt, and sister, Kathy Hendrix of Thomson, on a trip to Ormand Beach, Fla., where they visited Richard and June Hendrix. lLarry Tyler of Dunwoody visited Sunday with his mother, Marjorie Tyler. More...

Drew Thomas, Lindsay Sherrer feted at Derby Party on May 7

The Wayne and Julie Dasher Cabin in Glennville was the scene of a 137th Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby Party honoring engaged couple Lindsay Sherrer of Athens and Drew Thomas of Glennville on Saturday afternoon, May 7.  More...

Iris Garden Club members meet May 10; new officers installed

Jane Bundy was installed as president of the Iris Garden Club for the 2011-2013 term at the annual spring salad luncheon meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the home of Karen Wheeler.  More...

Molly Newsome graduates from UGA in commencement May 13

Molly Caroline Newsome graduated from the University of Georgia with two undergraduate degrees from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, May 13, at 7 p.m. More...

Brown family members gather for reunion and dinner May 1

The family of Justice David and Nettie Lois Colvard Brown celebrated a family gathering on Sunday, May 1, at the McGill-Woodruff Center in Washington.  Tim Brown prepared a delicious barbecued chicken dinner. More...

Shannon Marwitz gets recognition in civic competition

With somewhat more than usual grandparent pride, Dot and Joe Harris of Washington celebrated the national recognition of their granddaughter, Shannon Marwitz, last week. More...

66 members attend Whittington family reunion Saturday

The Whittington family reunion was held Saturday in the Fincher Center at Tignall Baptist Church with 66 family members of the Whittington brothers and sisters present.  More...

Elizabeth Bufford’s family has cookout for Mother’s Day

On May 8, Mother’s Day, the children and grandchildren of Mrs. Elizabeth Bufford gave her a Mother’s Day cookout.  The grandsons did the grilling, the children and grandchildren did the side dishes and dessert. More...

Jenny Lindsey guest of honor at bridal shower on May 14

Jenny Lindsey, bride-elect of Hill Clarke III, was entertained at a miscellaneous shower Saturday afternoon, May 14, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gunby on the Thomson Road.  Assisting Mrs. More...

Katie Lynne Danner and Elliot Scott Stephens exchange wedding vows Saturday, April 16

Katie Lynne Danner of Evans and Elliot Scott Stephens of Martinez exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, April 16, at four-thirty o’clock in the afternoon at Rehoboth Baptist Church in Washington. Rev. Stephen F. More...

Leigh J. Hearn named Teacher of Year in Augusta

Leigh Jackson Hearn of Augusta was named Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year at Freedom Park School in Augusta where she teaches pre-kindergarten through eighth grade art.  More...

Rev. Robert L. Walton honored at surprise 70th birthday party

Rev. Robert L. Walton was honored on the occasion of his 70th birthday at a surprise celebration Saturday, May 7, at the Lincoln Center in Lincolnton. More...

Wills Memorial and Auxiliary host mother-daughter reception May 5

In honor of Mother’s Day and National Hospital Week, Wills Memorial Hospital and the WMH Auxiliary hosted “A Thyme for Special Memories” Mother-Daughter Reception Thursday afternoon, May 5, in the WMH Café.  More...

Edythe McCall and Marvin Armour wed May 7 at First Baptist Church

Edythe Hester McCall and Marvin Dave Armour of Washington were united in marriage in the presence of their families in a double-ring ceremony Saturday, May 7, at two o’clock in the afternoon in the Jesse Mercer Chapel of First Baptist Church in More...

Women of Bethel United Methodist enjoy annual luncheon on May 7

Bethel United Methodist Women met Saturday, May 7, for their annual Mother’s Day luncheon.  The fellowship hall and tables were decorated throughout in red and yellow and featured the Ladybug theme.  Amelia Chafin opened with prayer a More...

Gary Wilburn Jr., Kelmetrus Wylie graduate May 8 from Univ. of Conn.

Gary Wilburn Jr. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... vacationing in the Austrian Alps

  |align=left|width=93|height=91|link=node]  Linda and Gene Anthony took their News-Reporter on a trip to the Alps of Germany and Austria. More...