January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Personalities

Marvin Goldman honored by Hospital Auxiliary January 10

Retired Wills Memorial Hospital CEO Marvin Goldman was honored by the WMH Auxiliary at its meeting Tuesday afternoon, January 10, in the hospital café.  More...

Jessie Bruce Collins marries Adam Michael Wood Dec. 23

Jessie Bruce Collins of Watkinsville and Adam Michael Wood of Nicholson exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Friday, December 23, at Watkinsville United Methodist Church in Watkinsville. The bridegroom’s uncle, Rev. More...

Williams gives info on natural remedies at Tea and Learn

Registered Nurse and Certified Natural Health Professional Carol Williams of Lincolnton spoke about the benefits of natural remedies at Wills Memorial Hospital Tea and Learn Wednesday, January 18.  More...

Personal Mention

Nancy Miller of Watkinsville visited Friday and Saturday with her mother, Belle Story, and joined her in attending “A Warm Winter Tea” at First Baptist Church Saturday afternoon. More...

New Beginnings

Alissa and Matthew Hackney of Knoxville, Tenn., announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Rose, on Thursday, January 12, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Hannah weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and was 20 ½ inches long.  More...

Farm Bureau art contest for grades 9-12 goes until Feb. 17

The Wilkes County Farm Bureau (WCFB) is holding an art contest for students in grades 9-12 until Friday, February 17.  More...

Sen. Jackson on advisory board for Georgia Music Hall of Fame

Senator Bill Jackson has been appointed to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame (GMHF) Advisory Board by Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle.  More...

W-WMS names students of the month

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month are (front, l-r) Lauren Johnson, Jah-nay Rusher, JaNya Marshall, (back) Sharae Reid, Major Robinson, and Jack Rogers. More...

Study shows family is solution for troubled teens’ problems

How do you keep at-risk teens off drugs and out of trouble? According to a new University of Georgia study, family can make a difference.  More...

Fingers full of Oobleck

Leslie McAvoy’s second grade students (l-r) Ella Treadwell, Stephanie Colunga, Nathan Durham, Brock Hammond, Madison McGaughey, and Will Lewis experimented with Oobleck, made from cornstarch an More...

Willingham presents program on War of 1812 at DAR meeting

Robert (Skeet) Willingham, local author and historian, was guest speaker at the Kettle Creek Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, Monday, January 17, at the Washington Woman’s Club.  More...

Next OLLI session to feature program on Civil War medicine

Dr. Nan McMurry will lead the Lunch and Learn session for the Washington Chapter of Osher Lifetime Learning Institute (OLLI) at UGA on Monday, January 30, at noon at the Episcopal Parish House.  More...

Ty and Zane Lamar celebrate fourth birthday January 14

Ty and Zane Lamar, twin sons of Gretchen and Bruce Lamar of Tignall, were four years old on Saturday, January 14, and celebrated on two occasions.  On their birthday, they celebrated with a Scooby Doo theme party complete with theme balloons, cl More...

First Methodist Women to host Beth Moore DVD conference

The women’s group of First United Methodist Church in Washington in planning a Women’s Conference for the community to be held March 2-3 at the church.  More...

Alex Lamar enjoys Georgia Football party on January 2

Alex Lamar, son of Gretchen and Bruce Lamar of Tignall, celebrated his tenth birthday on Monday, January 2, with a Georgia Football theme party at his home.  His cake was topped with a “ G” and wa s enjoyed after a lunch of hamburger More...

New member installed

Preston Sanders, a Chartered Financial Consultant with offices in Washington and Conyers, was installed as the newest member of the Washington Rotary Club in a brief ceremony charging him with the re More...

Optimists hear of Canadian ministry

Rev. Kevin Madden (right), pastor of the First Baptist Church of Washington, presented a program to the Optimist Club of Washington concerning his 14 years of ministry in Canada. More...

Fundraisers set to benefit family facing deportation

Two fundraisers have been planned to help the Villagorda family in the struggle to avoid deportation.  More...

Try asparagus

Old records indicate that the Romans were cultivating asparagus 200 years before the birth of Christ. Emperor Augustus during the 1st century mentions several references to the characteristics of asparagus. More...

Harper’s Personal Care residents enjoy week’s visits

Harper's would like to welcome a new resident, Renee Tucker from Elberton. We all hope she will enjoy being a part of our family. .Mrs. Jane Justice is home from the hospital. .Mrs. Nancy C. Gunby is in Wills Memorial Hospital. More...