September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Personalities

Annual reunion of Newsome descendants held August 10

Descendants of Joseph Thomas Newsome (1831-1897) and Susan Reynolds Newsome (1835-1915) gathered for their 60th annual reunion on Saturday, August 10, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Aonia community. More...

Zola Willis guest of honor at 96th birthday celebration

Zola Willis was honored on the occasion of her 96th birthday at a dinner and celebration Sunday evening, September 1, at her home in Tignall.  In addition to a delicious meal, the guest of honor was presented by Frank Jenkins and family a beauti More...

Cornelia Johnson Circle members make plans for upcoming activities

The Cornelia Johnson Circle met on Tuesday, Sept 3, in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  Judy Thompson, president, greeted everyone, introduced guests, and led the opening prayer.  A business meeting was led by the preside More...

W-W Garden Club members meet at Tignall Florist

The Washington-Wilkes Garden Club met Tuesday, September 2, at the Tignall Florist.  Tammy Cordle presented a most interesting and informative program as she demonstrated flower arranging and also gave instruction on how to make bows.  Mary More...

Fall session of OLLI begins September 16 at the Parish House

The Washington Chapter of OLLI @ UGA begins its Fall 2013 program with a two-session course to be presented on consecutive Mondays, September 16 and 23, at 2 p.m. at the Parish House, Episcopal Church of the Mediator.  More...

Presbyterian Circle 3 ladies meet at Farris home Sept. 9

Circle 3 of Washington Presbyterian Church Women met at Monday, September 9, at the home of Nancy Farris.  Mrs. More...

Cynthia Inez Underwood to marry Robert Dickerson Mooney Sept. 21

Gary (Pete) and Vickie Underwood of Union Point announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Inez Underwood, to Robert Dickerson Mooney, son of Robert and Cindy Mooney of Statesboro.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Frank More...

Enjoying the sights in Philadelphia

Evelyn Danner is pictured at Penn’s Landing, a waterfront area in the Center City along the Delaware River section of Philadelphia where she enjoyed the waterfront with shops, restaurants, subm More...

Family honors Charlotte Simmons with birthday party on August 24

Another year of fabulous was celebrated by Charlotte Pope Simmons as she was honored by her children, Ruth Taylor and Walter Oellerich of Atlanta, Robert and Tara Simmons Jr. More...

Children can experience “visit” to Ghana at FUMC celebration

During the upcoming Global Impact Celebration at Washington First United Methodist Church, the children of the church and community guests will “visit” Ghana, an African nation.  More...

Learn more about Constitution during week of September 17-23

City of Washington Mayor Ames Barnett and Wilkes County Board of Commissioners Chairman, Sam Moore signed the annual Constitution Week Proclamation with the Kettle Creek Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution proclaiming Septem More...

Personal Mention

Nancy Morrow Ralston of Omaha, Neb., returned home after several days visit with her mother, Marjorie Morrow. l  More...