June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Personalities

Kristen Payne and Jason DeWeese honored at couple’s shower May 21

Engaged couple Kristen Payne of Charleston, S.C., and Jason DeWeese of Columbus were honored at a couple’s miscellaneous shower and dinner Saturday evening, May 21, at the Washington Woman’s Club.  Hostesses for the occasion were Mr. More...

New Beginnings

Davis Joseph Johnston   Lester and Amy Johnston of Washington announce the birth of their son, Davis Joseph, on Thursday, May 12, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. Davis weighed eight pounds and was 20 inches long. More...

Newlyweds guests of honor at barbecue held May 21

Newlyweds Will and Brittany Reese of Martinez were guests of honor at a barbecue celebrating their marriage.  Festivities were hosted by grandparents, Betty Reese and Gene and Joanne Pollock, at the Pollock home on Spring Street Saturday, May 21 More...

FBC Silver Streaks enjoy trip to Cyclorama museum

The Silver Streaks of First Baptist Church enjoyed a great trip to Atlanta Thursday, May 19, to tour the historic Cyclorama museum.  Prior to the tour, the group had lunch at the acclaimed Harold’s Barbecue that has been in operation since More...

Cash Richards honored at first birthday celebration

Cash Richards, son of Jacob and Whitney Richards, celebrated his first birthday with a party at his home on May 14. More...

Rogers family attends service at Georgia War Veterans Home

Ruth Rogers and several members of her family attended the Memorial Day ceremony held at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Augusta.  Weekend guests of Mrs. Rogers were Eddie Rogers of Carrollton and Meg Rogers of Birmingham, Ala. More...

Kettle Creek Chapter DAR members travel to Philomath, hear history of community

The Kettle Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a “Ramble to Philomath” on Monday morning, May 16.  Members and guests gathered at the historic Philomath Presbyterian Church where they were greeted by Joh More...

Newsome descendants meet May 21 for annual reunion

Descendants of the late G.B. and Mary Taylor Newsome gathered on Saturday, May 21, for their second annual reunion and barbecue.  The event was hosted by G.B. Newsome, Jr. and his family at the family homeplace, Rock Lawn, in Aonia.  More...

Brittany Leigh Lacey and Michael William Reese Jr. exchange marriage vows in North Augusta May 7

Brittany Leigh Lacey of North Augusta, S.C., became the bride of Michael William Reese Jr. of Martinez Saturday, May 7, at six o’clock in the evening at Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta. Dr. Robert Fuller Jr. and Dr. More...

Correction

In the May 26 edition of The News-Reporter, I reported incorrectly in the Rowland-Cosby wedding rehearsal account the name of the bride. Brittany Rowland should have read Brooke Rowland. More...

WMH Tea and Learn program will be about benefits of giving blood

Wills Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Tea and Learn Wednesday, June 8, at 2:30 p.m. More...

Grace-Anna Slaton celebrates first birthday May 8

Grace- Anna Frances Slaton, daughter of David and Hope Slaton of Tignall, celebrated her first birthday on May 8.  She was honored at her home on May 7 as she was treated to a 1st Birthday Pretty in Pink theme party. More...

Morgan Shedd enjoys baseball birthday party on April 30

Johnathon Morgan Shedd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Shedd of Rayle, celebrated his sixth birthday on May 3. More...

Hughey retires after 34 years of service

Karl Hughey (center) is congratulated by CVS District Manager Todd Brown (left) and District Pharmacy Supervisor Rashad Darby upon his retirement May 1, 2011, after 34 years of service in Washington. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Kenneth Echols treated his mother, Linda Echols, and uncle and aunt, Jimmy and Janet Goldman of Lincolnton to dinner recently at Angie’s Seafood in Thomson. The dinner was in honor of Mrs. Goldman’s 70th birthday. More...

Mandy is Best in Show

Mandy Holmes (front, center) won the Best in Show award in the Third Annual Pet Parade held in Helen, Georgia, May 14. More...