June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Personalities

Courtney Erin Woods receives medical degree May 17 in Long Island

Courtney Erin Woods graduated from The Stony Brook University School of Medicine in Long Island, N. Y., on Thursday, May 17.  Dr. Woods received her Doctorate of Medicine degree and was hooded by her mentor, Dr. Al Jordan. More...

Cassandra Mar-Di Burton to wed Lane Barrett Ware on October 6

Mr. and Mrs. W. Joseph Burton of Tignall announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra Mar-Di, to Lane Barrett Ware, son of Mrs. Martha B. Ware and the late Gregory S. Ware, also of Tignall.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

FBC Silver Streaks enjoy trip to Hickory Knob in McCormick

The Silver Streaks of First Baptist Church and guests enjoyed a trip to McCormick, S. C., Friday evening, June 8.  The group enjoyed a delicious seafood buffet at Hickory Knob in addition to a time of fellowship.  More...

Women on Mission members gather at First Baptist June 7

The Rhetta Gresham-Terry Bennett Saggus Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met in the Jesse Mercer Chapel Thursday afternoon, June 7.  Gladys Reese, facilitator, opened the meeting with prayer and welcomed members.  More...

Nicollette Fanning receives degree from Claflin University

Nicollette Fanning received a Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Recreation degree from Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C., in commencement exercises Saturday, May 12.  Miss Fanning is the daughter of Michele and Delwin Fanning. More...

Jean Wilder guest of honor at 70th birthday celebration

Jean Wilder was honored on the occasion of her 70th birthday during Mother’s Day weekend festivities. More...

Ashlyn Ivey treated to Sesame Street birthday celebrations

Ashlyn Nadiyah Ivey, daughter of Bertrina and Arthur Ivey, celebrated her second birthday on Thursday, June 7, at the Pizza Hut in Washington.  Ashlyn wore a pink and orange Elmo shorts set in keeping with her Sesame Street and Elmo party theme. More...

New Beginnings

Kaylee Marie Russell   Donna and Jonathan Russell of Gaston, S.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylee Marie, on Saturday, May 26, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C. Kaylee weighed 3 lbs. 2 ozs. More...

Patriotic support

Sam Moore (left), Wilkes County Board of Commissioners chairman, was recently recognized on behalf of Wilkes County, by Don Ray Thomas, president of the Washington Wilkes Sons of the American Revolut More...

Abby Lynn Clay named 2012 valedictorian for Tattnall Square Academy

Abby Lynn Clay was named valedictorian of the Class of 2012 at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon.  Fifty-five students were in the Class of 2012 graduating class.  More...

Christina Lynne Bryan to marry Randall David Ogletree August 18

Laverne Hendley of Crawfordville announces the engagement of her daughter, Christina Lynne Bryan, of Washington, to Randall David Ogletree, son of Frances and David Ogletree, also of Washington.  More...

Jessica Danielle Fant marries Robert Tyler Blount on May 12

Jessica Danielle Fant of Washington and Robert Tyler Blount of Lincolnton exchanged wedding vows in an impressive ceremony Saturday, May 12, at six o’clock in the evening at St. Paul Methodist Church in Lincolnton. Rev. More...

McTier awarded McCarty scholarship

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School graduate Hannah McTier (right) is awarded the Bill McCarty Scholarship by Debra Guin, Xi Zeta Delta Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi president. More...

Braden Leary enjoys NASCAR All-Star Race birthday trip

Braden Leary, son of Randy Leary and the late Cathy Leary, enjoyed a special treat on his 13th birthday, May 19, as he attended the NASCAR All-Star Race in Charlotte, N. More...

Bake sale proceeds benefit CJ Rogers

Xi Zeta Delta Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi members, (left to right) Margaret Rae Newsome, Kim Winfrey, Paula Denard, Julie Lewis, Donna Charping, Jamie Anderson, Debra Guin, Karen Saggus, Jade Kennedy, an More...

Jaxson Craycraft honored at first birthday party

Jaxson Craycraft, son of Robyn and William (Blant) Craycraft of Augusta, celebrated his first birthday with a party at his home on Sunday afternoon, June 3. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Evelyn and Norman Fortson of Charlotte, N.C., spent this past weekend with Shirley and Boots Gunter. On Saturday they attended the reunion of several classes of Tignall High School held at the old Tignall School Lunchroom. More...

Bowers descendants gather for annual family reunion June 10

The descendants of Joseph Edward and Lenna Mae Dodd Bowers met Sunday, June 10, for the annual Bowers family reunion. The gathering was held at the old Bowers home place, the home of Sherri Bowers and Steve Dobbs at Danburg.  More...

John Lawton Lovvorn graduates from U.S. Air Force Academy

John Lawton Lovvorn, son of Lisa and Ed Lovvorn of Cusseta, formerly of Washington, graduated from the United State Air Force Academy in Colorado Wednesday, May 23, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle East Area Studies with a minor in Arabic. More...

Daphne Albertson attends leadership seminar in Macon

Daphne Albertson, member of Alpha Theta chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma International, attended Psi State Organization Leadership Seminar I training June 1-3 in Macon.  More...