September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Personalities

New Beginnings

Addie Elizabeth Armour   Justin and Audra Armour of Rayle announce the birth of their daughter, Addie Elizabeth, on Tuesday, September 20, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Addie weighed 9 lbs. 8 ozs. and was 20 ¾ inches long.  More...

Sherika Norman to marry Timothy McLendon Jr. Oct. 1

Angela Norman of Tignall announces the engagement of her daughter, Sherika Ne’Shawnda Norman, to Timothy Lamar McLendon Jr., son of Timothy and Angela McLendon of Elberton.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Willie Ann Norman of Tign More...

Lindsey Dyan Callaway honored at bridal luncheon at Drake home

Lindsey Dyan Callaway, brideelect of Capt. Darrell E. Fawley of Ft. More...

Louise Burt is guest of honor at 91st birthday celebration

Louise Burt was honored on the occasion of her 91st birthday at a family celebration on her birthday, Saturday, September 24, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Lavenia and Brian Henderson, on Lexington Avenue.  More...

Pre-K students celebrate Grandparents’ Day

“Just Hanging Around with Our Grandparents” was the theme of the Grandparents’ Day festivities of the First Baptist Church Pre- Kindergarten Wednesday morning, September 14, in the Mary Callaway Burton Fellowship Hall.  More...

Students of the Month named at high school

The Students of the Month for Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School for the month of August are (l-r) Samantha Smith, Early Childhood Education; Gold Walton, Business and Computer Science; Domi More...

Wilkes chapter for Project Linus formed to aid sick, traumatized

Project Linus, a volunteer organization that provides comfort and security to seriously ill and traumatized children through handmade blankets, has created a new chapter in Wilkes County.  More...

Frances Wheelis WOM members meet at Nelms home September 12

The Frances Wheelis Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met in the home of Pug and Kay Nelms Monday evening, September 12, for the annual salad supper and installation of officers.  Following the delicious meal Melanie Wells opened the meet More...

Rebekah Grimaud celebrates first birthday Sept. 9

Rebekah LeAnne Grimaud, daughter of Josh and Karla Grimaud, celebrated her first birthday on September 9.  Rebekah was treated to a birthday supper at La- Cabana on her birthday. More...

MIA members enjoy Hat Parade at Third Shiloh Mission Center

The MIA’s celebrated its first annual Hat Parade Saturday afternoon, September 24, at the Third Shiloh Baptist Association Mission Center on McLendon Drive.  Kay Finnell presided and described the hats worn by the ladies as they paraded in More...

Whitney Bearse celebrates birthday with family, friends

Whitney Madison Bearse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Tobias Tatum to speak at next OLLI meeting set for October 3

Tobias C. Tatum of Marietta will be the lead-off speaker in the threesession study, “The Status of the American Family,” as the Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA meets Monday, October 3, at 2 p.m. More...

DAR group hears guest speaker Col. Andy Anderson on Sept. 19

Col. (ret.) Andy Anderson of Fayetteville, N.C., was guest speaker at the meeting of the Kettle Creek Chapter, NSDAR, Monday, September 19, at the Washington Woman’s Club.  Regent Laura Wickersham Toburen introduced Col. Anderson.  More...

W-WMS selects Students of the Month

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month are (front, l-r) Lykah Mora, Lucas Roberts, Bhakti Patel, (back) O’Kinya Gordon, Hunter Brock, and DeAndre Harris. More...