February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Personalities

Martha Hurley celebrates 96th birthday Saturday, February 15

Martha Hurley celebrated her 96th birthday on Saturday, February 15, with dinner at Cade’s Home Cooking on The Square in Washington. More...

Alberta Towns honored at 104th birthday celebration February 15

Alberta Downer Towns was honored on her 104th birthday Friday, February 14, with special visitors and a family celebration.  More...

Singers invited to participate in mass choir for women’s conference

A mass choir is being planned for the Women’s Conference, sponsored by the Wilkes County Women in Ministry, that will feature guest speaker Connie Cavanaugh at The Pope Center the weekend of March 21-22.  More...

W-WMS announces students of the month

Washington-Wilkes Middle School Students of the Month are (front, l-r) Jay’Sean Jones, Grier Carter, Valerie Shaw, Bryan Lara, (back) Dixon Caddell, Calley Ryll, Connor Ryll, and Jakiyah Allen. More...

Promoting ethics among members

For its annual program on “Ethics,” the Washington Rotary Club again heard from Preston Sanders (left) who led the members in discussing the Golden Rule and the difference between enlight More...

Hillary Vest receives honors in recent vocal competition

Hillary Vest competed on Friday at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in the state competition held at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala., and placed second for the third-year college female for the State of Alabama.& More...

Majlinda Garrison and Daniel Miller to exchange marriage vows April 5

Pranvera Ogranaja of Naples, Fla., announces the engagement of her daughter, Majlinda Garrison, of Washington, to Daniel Miller, son of Beth Levy of Washington and the late Wayne Miller of Lincolnton.  More...

Watson receives awards for promotional efforts

The Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA) recently presented Wilkes County Extension Coordinator Frank Watson with its Communicator of the Year Award. More...

Ann Cook guest of honor at 80th birthday surprise party Feb. 15

Ann Cook was honored on the occasion of her 80th birthday at a surprise celebration Saturday, February 15, hosted by her daughters, Sandra Standard of Washington and Susan Whittingslow of Atlantic Beach, Fla.  Festivities were held in the fellow More...

Optimists hear of pageant’s history, goals

Ashley Barnett (right) spoke to the Washington Optimist Club in advance of the Miss Wilkes County Pageant at the club’s February meeting at Talk of the Town. More...

Personal Mention

Andrea Johnson, Alex, Andrew James, and Taylor, of Atlanta visited last Sunday with Mabel Johnson and Arvid Johnson. Taylor remained in Washington for a longer visit with her family. More...